Mekong Delta subsiding at alarming rate: workshop Environment

Mekong Delta subsiding at alarming rate: workshop

The Mekong Delta is subsiding at an alarming rate, and if the situation continues without effective solutions, the livelihoods of tens of millions of people will be threatened, especially those in coastal areas, heard a recent workshop.
Agriculture sector expands by 2.02 pct in nine months Business

Agriculture sector expands by 2.02 pct in nine months

Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Phung Duc Tien told a press conference in Hanoi on October 14 that the agriculture sector expanded by 2.02 percent in nine months of this year despite African swine fever.
Bac Lieu province works to give its shrimp brands Business

Bac Lieu province works to give its shrimp brands

The Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu will work closely with FLC Group and Viet Uc Group to build and develop brands for local shrimp products under a cooperative deal inked between the provincial People’s Committee and the two corporations on October 3.
Inflation around 3.3 – 3.5 percent this year: Deputy PM Business

Inflation around 3.3 – 3.5 percent this year: Deputy PM

The Steering Committee for Price Management held a meeting in Hanoi on September 27, during which Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue said that if there are no unexpected factors, this year’s inflation can be kept at around 3.3 – 3.5 percent.
Mekong Delta agriculture adapts to climate change Society

Mekong Delta agriculture adapts to climate change

The Mekong Delta has restructured agriculture towards climate-change adaptation and market demand by establishing specialised farming areas for its key agricultural products, and by growing other crops on ineffective rice fields or rotating rice with other crops on the same field.
Nha Trang sets up zone for cage aquaculture Society

Nha Trang sets up zone for cage aquaculture

Nha Trang city in the south central province of Khanh Hoa has set aside a zone covering 70ha of surface water in Nha Trang Bay for cage aquaculture, according to the city People’s Committee.
Kien Giang expands marine aquaculture on industrial scale Business

Kien Giang expands marine aquaculture on industrial scale

The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang will expand marine aquaculture on an industrial scale in an aim to improve residents' income and protect the environment on islands and coastal areas from now until 2030, local authorities have said.
Forum promotes Vietnam-Japan agriculture cooperation Business

Forum promotes Vietnam-Japan agriculture cooperation

A forum to create connection and promote cooperation between Vietnamese and Japanese enterprises operating in agriculture was held by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) in Hanoi on September 19.
Hanoi to host agriculture, aquatic product fairs Business

Hanoi to host agriculture, aquatic product fairs

The 2019 International Agriculture Trade Fair (AgroViet) and an aquatic product fair will be held in Hanoi in coming weeks, heard a press conference hosted by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) on September 17.
Vietnam, Cuba to boost balanced trade development Politics

Vietnam, Cuba to boost balanced trade development

Vietnam and Cuba agreed to boost the balanced development of bilateral trade and promote Vietnamese investment in the Caribbean nation during the 37th session of their Intergovernmental Committee that concluded on September 12.