Javan rhino wiped out in Vietnam Environment

Javan rhino wiped out in Vietnam

The critically endangered Javan Rhino has been wiped out in Vietnam , WWF Vietnam and the International Rhino Foundation confirmed in a report released on Oct. 25.
Politics

APEC leaders agree TPP agreement framework

The leaders of Australia, Brunei, Chile, Malaysia, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, Vietnam and the US on Nov. 12 announced the broad outlines of their Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement, according to the Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Vietnam seeks to develop safe biotech system Sci-Tech

Vietnam seeks to develop safe biotech system

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) hosted a seminar in Hanoi on August 16 to seek effective strategies to develop a safe biotechnology system in Vietnam.
Business

VN, Denmark to cooperate in pig production

Vietnam and Denmark will cooperate in breeding pig production, said Director of the Pig Research Centre under Danish Agriculture and Food Council, Lindhart B. Nielsen, who headed a delegation to visit Vietnam on March 28.
World

Thailand develops vaccine for dengue fever

Thai researchers say that they have developed a prototype vaccine that prevents dengue fever and will conduct further tests to get it on the market within a decade.
Environment

Proposal to control invasive species

The Environment Department under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment is looking to crack down on the import of exotic or alien species to Vietnam in a bid to protect local ecosystems.
Sci-Tech

Vietnam interested in biotech plants

In Hanoi on Mar. 4, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the International Service for The Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications (ISAAA) jointly held a seminar on genetic manipulation.
A/H1N1 flu claims 49 lives in Vietnam Health

A/H1N1 flu claims 49 lives in Vietnam

Vietnam’s health ministry has confirmed 49 deaths from the A/H1N1 flu as of December 15, with two recent victims were pregnant and the other already suffered from the African fever.