Ninh Thuan Province to grow more grapes Business

Ninh Thuan Province to grow more grapes

The central province of Ninh Thuan plans to expand its grape cultivation area by 7,900 hectares, of which more than 2,550ha will be safe grape fields, according to the provincial People’s Committee.
Mekong Delta seeks 5.6 percent rise in employment Society

Mekong Delta seeks 5.6 percent rise in employment

The Mekong Delta, comprised of Can Tho city and 12 provinces, plans to create jobs for 410,000 people in 2015, an annual increase of 5.6 percent, according to Vice Chairman of the Steering Committee for the Southwest Region Nguyen Phong Quang.
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Fertiliser firm set to launch IPO

The PetroVietnam Ca Mau Fertilizer Company is set to make an initial public offering on December 11 before listing on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange.
New strains to lift maize yields Business

New strains to lift maize yields

By applying more advanced technology, Vietnamese maize farmers could boost yields by 50 percent by 2020 and reduce money spent on imports, Syngenta representative Peter Pickering said at a recent meeting with Vietnamese agricultural leaders.
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Ninh Thuan to increase grape cultivation

Grape and wine production in the central province of Ninh Thuan is expected to expand in the years to come as the industry imports more grape varieties and creates a geographical indication for locally produced wine and grapes.
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Ca Mau promotes trade with ASEAN

In recent years, the southernmost province of Ca Mau’s economy always maintains high growth, with annual GDP growth of over 10 percent. The economic structure is shifting in the expected pattern, characterised by an increasing proportion of industry and services. The economic competitiveness, quality and efficiency is significantly improved.
Hau River 2 power plant to follow BOT model Business

Hau River 2 power plant to follow BOT model

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) and Malaysian Toyo-Ink Corporation on August 1 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the Hau River 2 thermal power plant, which will be built towards the build-operate-transfer (BOT) model.
Solar cell plant to be built in HCM City Business

Solar cell plant to be built in HCM City

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has given the nod to the US-based First Solar Group to build a solar cell plant in the South-East Industrial Zone of Cu Chi district.