Sabeco cuts projected profit by a fifth Business

Sabeco cuts projected profit by a fifth

The Saigon Beer-Alcohol-Beverage Corporation (Sabeco) is targeting a lower post-tax profit in 2018 due to the increase of production costs and stronger competitiveness in the industry.
Mekong Delta prepares for tougher drought Environment

Mekong Delta prepares for tougher drought

Mekong Delta provinces have taken measures to counteract drought and salinisation as weather forecasts say that the region could face shortages of water due to a serious drought early in 2017.
Lao military plane disappears World

Lao military plane disappears

A Lao military aircraft coded Mi-17 went missing in Xaysomboun province’s mountainous area on July 27, announced the Laos Defence Ministry on July 29.
Mekong Delta sees shrimp, tra fish production decline Business

Mekong Delta sees shrimp, tra fish production decline

The output of farmed shrimp and tra fish (pangasius) in the Mekong Delta region plummeted rapidly this month due to the combination of a complex epidemic and bad weather conditions, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Society

Logistics service centre helps develop Truong Sa archpelago

Since its establishment in 2005, the Fishery Logistics Service Centre (FLSC) on Da Tay Island has actively supported the fishermen living there and contributed to both economic development and sovereignty protection in the Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago.
Business

Latex shortage drives up prices

The cost of latex has reached a record high, climbing to over 90 million VND ( 4,300 USD) per tonne due to short supply, said general secretary of the Vietnam Rubber Association (VRA) Tran Thi Thuy Hoa.
Business

Rubber exports increase 92 percent in first 10 months

The rubber industry earned 1.67 billion USD from 600,000 tonnes of exports since the beginning of the year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

This was an increase of 7.7 percent in volume and 92 percent in value, the ministry said.