Vietnam's economy to grow by 6.7-6.9 percent in 2019 Business

Vietnam's economy to grow by 6.7-6.9 percent in 2019

Vietnam’s economy is forecast to grow by 6.8-6.9 percent in 2019 on the back of sound economic performance in 2018, according to the Vietnam Macro-Economic Outlook 2019, which was announced in Ho Chi Minh City on January 8.
Mekong Delta region warned about serious flooding Society

Mekong Delta region warned about serious flooding

Localities in the Mekong Delta and some ministries have been urged to stay active to respond to and mitigate impact of flooding as the Mekong River is now in full spate and the water level still keeps rising.
Dak Lak province moves to conserve elephants Environment

Dak Lak province moves to conserve elephants

The Central Highlands province of Dak Lak has taken a number of measures to manage, monitor and care for elephants so as to help conserve and develop the animals, said Director of the province’s centre for elephant conservation Huynh Trung Luan.
Minister asked about pressing agricultural matters Business

Minister asked about pressing agricultural matters

Ensuring the purchase of farm produce was among pressing issues that National Assembly deputies questioned Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Cao Duc Phat about on June 11 during the parliament’s ongoing ninth sitting.
Warm-season crops suitable for this winter Business

Warm-season crops suitable for this winter

Northern Vietnam authorities are helping farmers expand their winter crop acreage, Tran Xuan Dinh, Deputy Director of the Department of Crop Production, told Nong thon Ngay nay (Countryside Today) newspaper.
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Expert proposes measures to restructure agriculture

Restructuring is the only way for the agriculture sector to remain competitive, yet there is much to be done, Nguyen Van Bo, director of the Agriculture Science Institute, told Thoi bao Kinh te Viet Nam (Vietnam Economic Times).