Thailand speeds up construction of reservoirs World

Thailand speeds up construction of reservoirs

The Royal Irrigation Department (RID) is speeding up the building of 421 Kaem Ling projects -- water reservoir projects initiated by His Majesty King Rama IX -- as water catchment areas over 1.2 million rai.
Tra Vinh farmers harvest mud crab for Tet, earn high profit Business

Tra Vinh farmers harvest mud crab for Tet, earn high profit

Farmers in the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh are entering the mud crab harvest for Tet (Lunar New Year) and earning a high profit of 30 - 35 million VND (1,300 - 1,500 USD) per hectare as demand is high for the coming holiday, which falls on January 25.
PM meets representatives of socio-political, mass organisations Politics

PM meets representatives of socio-political, mass organisations

Had it not been for the cohesion among the Party, State and people, there wouldn’t have been development achievements as seen in the recent past, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said while meeting with representatives of socio-political and mass organisations in Hanoi on January 17.
Vietnam, Japan promote investment to develop food chains Business

Vietnam, Japan promote investment to develop food chains

Vietnam and Japan have achieved many positive outcomes in agriculture cooperation, and the two sides will continue working together to build sustainable food value chains in the near future, according to the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
Local firm ships 500 tonnes of molasses to Australia Business

Local firm ships 500 tonnes of molasses to Australia

Thanh Thanh Cong Trading Joint Stock Company, a member of the Thanh Thanh Cong Group, has exported 500 tonnes of molasses to Australia to help alleviate a shortfall across Queensland state caused by an ongoing drought.
Pink mandarin yield for Tet falls dramatically Society

Pink mandarin yield for Tet falls dramatically

Farmers in Dong Thap province’s Lai Vung district are expected to supply 80 percent less pink mandarin, a specialty fruit for Tet (Lunar New Year) festival, compared to the previous last Tet.
More OCOP products to be certified Business

More OCOP products to be certified

Vietnam hopes to have 3,843 products qualified for standards of One Commune-One Product (OCOP) programmes by this year, said deputy minister of agriculture and rural development Tran Thanh Nam at a conference in Hanoi on January 9.