Lao people celebrate end of Buddhist Lent World

Lao people celebrate end of Buddhist Lent

Millions of Lao Buddhist followers flocked to pagodas near their houses on October 13 for Bun Ork Phansa that marks the end of Buddhist Lent or three-month retreat during the rainy season.
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.
Hanoi says no to plastic bags, disposable plastic products Society

Hanoi says no to plastic bags, disposable plastic products

Enterprises in Hanoi have implemented many concrete and practical action programmes to prevent the use of plastic bags and disposable plastic products in response to the city’s joint efforts to fight plastic waste in industrial production and consumer distribution.
Ben Tre seeks to boost exports of key farm produce Business

Ben Tre seeks to boost exports of key farm produce

China has high demand for fruits but new measures are needed to encourage Vietnamese exporters to ship their fruits officially to China rather than through border trade, a recent seminar heard in Ben Tre province.
Movements launched to reduce plastic waste Society

Movements launched to reduce plastic waste

Vietnam is among the top countries of plastic waste dumped into the world’s oceans each year. Movements to reduce plastic pollution and make the world cleaner are becoming popular in communities.
Ca Mau adjust list of key local agricultural products Society

Ca Mau adjust list of key local agricultural products

The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of the southern province of Ca Mau has amended its list of key agricultural products, deleting two from the original list and keeping shrimp, mud crab, high-quality rice, and wood.