Vietnam responds to World Antibiotic Awareness Week Health

Vietnam responds to World Antibiotic Awareness Week

The Health Ministry, along with the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Vietnam Medical Association, held a meeting in Hanoi on November 11 to respond to the World Antibiotic Awareness Week (November 18-24).
Mekong Delta develops beef, dairy farming Business

Mekong Delta develops beef, dairy farming

Many provinces in the Mekong Delta have developed dairy and beef farming since it provides farmers with an additional income and benefits from local agricultural by-products.
African swine fever spreads over 62 localities Society

African swine fever spreads over 62 localities

African swine fever (ASF) has spread across 62 out of 63 provinces and centrally-run cities in the country, forcing the cull of more than 3.3 million pigs, the Department of Animal Health under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development reported on July 11.
Dong Nai records good growth in H1 Business

Dong Nai records good growth in H1

The southern province of Dong Nai recorded a GDP growth of 8.02 percent in the first six months of this year, according to the provincial People’s Committee.
Forex reserves reach highest level to date Business

Forex reserves reach highest level to date

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) obtained a large amount of foreign currencies in the first half of 2019, pushing foreign exchange reserves recorded in the period to the highest level to date.
 Big pork shortage looms over Vietnam Business

Big pork shortage looms over Vietnam

Vietnam could have a shortfall of 500,000 tonnes of pork, or nearly 20 percent of demand, in the period until the Lunar New Year in early 2020 due to the effect of African swine flu (ASF), according to global research firm Ipsos Business Consulting.
Pork closely monitored in HCM City amid ASF outbreaks Society

Pork closely monitored in HCM City amid ASF outbreaks

Official agencies and distributors in Ho Chi Minh City have dispatched their quality management teams to major slaughtering facilities and wholesale markets to ensure that 100 percent of pork coming to the market is of good quality and without diseases, especially African swine flu (ASF).
Ho Chi Minh City, Vientiane leaders hold talks Politics

Ho Chi Minh City, Vientiane leaders hold talks

Politburo member and Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan held talks with Politburo member of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party and Secretary and Governor of Vientiane Sinlavong Khoutphaythoune on June 15 to discuss progress of cooperation agreement signed between the two cities in 2017.
Can Tho, Vientiane boost cooperation Society

Can Tho, Vientiane boost cooperation

Leaders of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho had a working session with a high-ranking delegation of the Lao capital Vientiane on June 10 to discuss bilateral multi-sector cooperation in the coming time.
66 million USD invested in Dak Lak hi-tech agricultural park complex Business

66 million USD invested in Dak Lak hi-tech agricultural park complex

The Dak Lak People’s Committee and Hung Nhon Group from southern Binh Phuoc province and De Heus Group from the Netherlands signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Buon Ma Thuot city on May 28 on the construction of a hi-tech agricultural park complex in the Central Highland province.