PM highlights significance of agriculture, farmers, rural areas Politics

PM highlights significance of agriculture, farmers, rural areas

The Party and State define agriculture, farmers and rural areas as a significant part of the national industrialisation, modernisation as well as construction and defence, and an important motivation for socio-economic development, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has stated.
Indonesia works to modernize rice sector ASEAN

Indonesia works to modernize rice sector

The Agriculture Ministry of Indonesia has allocated 20 trillion rupiah (1.45 billion USD) for the development of post-harvest infrastructure which will be managed by four state-owned enterprises in the food sector in order to absorb farmers’ production.
IFAD helps Myanmar improve farmers’ income World

IFAD helps Myanmar improve farmers’ income

The IFAD and Myanmar signed a financial agreement to improve income of 62,400 poor rural households living on small agricultural production, agro-forestry and seasonal jobs in Kayin and Shan states.
Network formed to link agricultural development partners Business

Network formed to link agricultural development partners

A memorandum of understanding was signed on November 6 to form the Network of Agricultural Cooperative Development Partners (NETCOOP) to promote the development of agricultural cooperatives, sustainable economic growth and the prosperity of the agricultural sector in Vietnam.
Algal bloom paints red streak in Vung Ang economic zone Environment

Algal bloom paints red streak in Vung Ang economic zone

The red streak that appeared in the waters around the Vung Ang economic zone in the central province of Ha Tinh – the same area still reeling from the consequences of the Formosa toxic spill – was confirmed to have been caused by algal bloom.
World

Thailand’s 2014 rice export forecast to plunge

The University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce ( UTCC ) has indicated that Thailand’s 2014 rice exports may plunge in both Asian and global markets due to low output and high production costs.
Politics

Officials meet voters nationwide

Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of the Fatherland Front Nguyen Thien Nhan met voters in Yen Dung district, northern Bac Giang province on October 15 to prepare for the upcoming sixth session of the 13 th National Assembly (NA).
Business

HCM City hosts retail market seminar

Vietnam remains one of the important corporate retail markets and can compete against other countries in the region during the next three years, according to a seminar in Ho Chi Minh City .