Dong Thap's flower, ornamental plant output surges Business

Dong Thap's flower, ornamental plant output surges

The Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap is expected to increase its flower and ornamental plant output to 4.14 trillion VND (178 million USD) worth this year, up three times from 2015, according to its Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Dong Thap preserves endangered pink mandarin Business

Dong Thap preserves endangered pink mandarin

The Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap has approved a project to preserve the specialty pink mandarin of its Lai Vung district, which is facing a threat of dying out, over the next five years.
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.
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.
Amendment to tax law on fertiliser in urgent need Business

Amendment to tax law on fertiliser in urgent need

Tax Law No 71/2014/QH13, which treats fertiliser as a VAT-free item, has become a double-edged sword as after five years of implementation it has not reduced domestic fertiliser prices but instead hindered production and investment in the sector.