Hanoi launches Month for the Poor 2019 Society

Hanoi launches Month for the Poor 2019

The Fund for the Poor of Hanoi received over 7.2 billion VND (309,600 USD) from organisations and individuals at a ceremony held in the capital city Hanoi on October 15 to launch the Month for the Poor.
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.
Kien Giang province increases rice output Business

Kien Giang province increases rice output

The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang, the country’s largest rice producer, is expected to produce 4.3 million tonnes of paddy this year, up more than 35,200 tonnes against last year, according to its Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
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.
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.
Singapore detects first Zika cluster in 2019 World

Singapore detects first Zika cluster in 2019

The first Zika cluster in Singapore this year has been detected, after three cases were confirmed in Serangoon Gardens, the National Environment Agency of Singapore (NEA) said on September 13.