Ha Giang, Ninh Thuan provinces to receive crop seeds Society

Ha Giang, Ninh Thuan provinces to receive crop seeds

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has decided to provide seeds from the national reserve to the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang and the south-central province of Ninh Thuan, to support people hit by natural disasters and drought this summer and autumn.
Opportunity for Vietnam to export rice to Australia Business

Opportunity for Vietnam to export rice to Australia

SunRice CEO Rob Gordon, head of Australia’s largest rice supplier, has announced that Australia is suffering a massive shortage of domestic rice supplies and would be forced to rely on imported Vietnamese rice in the lead up to Christmas 2020.
Severe floods hit central localities Environment

Severe floods hit central localities

Rising flood level in Ben Hai, Hieu, Thach Han and O Lau rivers in the central province of Quang Tri killed one locals and affected 39,700 households as of October 11 morning, reported the provincial Steering Committee for National Disaster Prevention and Control.
Quang Ngai farmers go organic Business

Quang Ngai farmers go organic

Farmers in central Quang Ngai province have come up with many ideas to protect their vegetable gardens from insects without using pesticides.
Nestlé programme helps increase coffee farmers’ incomes Society

Nestlé programme helps increase coffee farmers’ incomes

In the 10 years since it began NESCAFÉ Plan, a public-private partnership programme between Nestlé, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Western Highlands Agriculture and Forestry Science Institute and other partners, has helped improve the quality of coffee beans and increase farmers’ incomes by 30 percent.
Opportunities await sugarcane farmers if they change way of thinking Business

Opportunities await sugarcane farmers if they change way of thinking

While many people believe that sugarcane farmers will face difficulties after Vietnam implements the ASEAN Trade In Goods Agreement (ATIGA), there are also some who say it could offer bright prospects for Vietnamese sugarcane to maximise its economic value if there is coordination between the State, scientists, entrepreneurs and especially farmers.
Nine-month GDP growth lowest in 10 years: GSO Business

Nine-month GDP growth lowest in 10 years: GSO

The gross domestic product (GDP) in the first nine months of 2020 and the third quarter respectively grew 2.12 percent and 2.62 percent from a year earlier, the slowest pace in 10 years. However, this is still a success amid numerous difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Straw burning threatens flight safety: aviation official Environment

Straw burning threatens flight safety: aviation official

The burning of straw, plant byproducts and other waste on fields near airports produces smoke that affects visibility for pilots and poses a high risk to flight safety, said an official from the Northern Airports Authority under the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam.
Vietnam, Germany boost strategic partnership Politics

Vietnam, Germany boost strategic partnership

In 2011, leaders of Vietnam and Germany signed the Hanoi Joint Declaration, upgrading bilateral relations to a strategic partnership, creating a new impetus to promote cooperation between the two countries.
Cambodia localities suffer from flooding World

Cambodia localities suffer from flooding

Torrential rains left by storm Noul has caused severe flooding in a number of localities in Cambodia and forced local authorities to issue emergency state to limit travelling as water level in rivers continues to rise.