Mekong Delta ensures water supply Society

Mekong Delta ensures water supply

Saltwater intrusion in the Mekong Delta in the 2020 – 21 dry season is expected to be higher than average, but not as severe as the last dry season.
Vietnam imports Indian broken rice Business

Vietnam imports Indian broken rice

Vietnam, for the first time in decades, has signed a contract with India to buy 70,000 tonnes of 100-percent broken rice from India to meet increasing demand of this kind of rice in the domestic market for producing animal feed.
Young scientist receives 2020 Golden Globe Award Sci-Tech

Young scientist receives 2020 Golden Globe Award

Doan Le Hoang Tan, 33, deputy director of the Centre for Innovative Materials and Architectures under the Vietnam National University-HCM City, was recently honoured as one of the 10 outstanding young scientists, making him one of the 2020 Golden Globe Award winners.
Travel agencies pledge to protect Vietnam’s wildlife Environment

Travel agencies pledge to protect Vietnam’s wildlife

Representatives from 30 tour operators and travel agencies recently signed a pledge to support responsible tourism, nature conservation and wildlife protection during a training workshop at Cat Tien National Park in the southern province of Dong Nai.
Agricultural sector shows strong performance in tough year: experts Business

Agricultural sector shows strong performance in tough year: experts

2020 has been a tough year for the agricultural sector with various risks and challenges from COVID-19 pandemic and natural disasters and climate change impacts such as drought, saltwater intrusion and flooding, according to Associate Prof. Dr. Dao The Anh, Vice Director of the Vietnam Academy of Agricultural Sciences (VAAS).