Drought announced in Ninh Thuan province Society

Drought announced in Ninh Thuan province

The central province of Ninh Thuan’s People’s Committee on June 9 announced prolonged drought occurring in the locality since the outset of this year, which has created drastic losses in local agriculture and livelihoods.
Body of missing Su-22 pilot found Society

Body of missing Su-22 pilot found

The body of a military pilot, who went missing after his plane crashed in mid–April, was found on April 28 evening, the Rescue Operation Headquarter said.
Sugar industry needs drastic reforms Business

Sugar industry needs drastic reforms

Radical reforms including mergers and introduction of new technologies are needed to help the domestic sugar industry sustain its growth as the country deepens its international integration.
Environment

PPP model helps environmental protection

There is great potential for applying the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) model in environmental protection, but this has not happened because a proper legal framework is missing, experts say.
Aquatic exports face substantial challenges in 2015 Business

Aquatic exports face substantial challenges in 2015

Vietnam’s aquatic exports will experience significant challenges in 2015, although the sector’s export revenue has recorded an annual increase of 18 percent, reaching 7.9 billion USD in 2014, said the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Society

Universities adapt ahead of ASEAN Community

Using case studies in university curricula will help meet the need for a highly qualified workforce in the ASEAN Economic Community that takes effect next year, a professor of Vietnam National University's Technology University in Ho Chi Minh City said.
Policies needed to revitalise automobile industry Business

Policies needed to revitalise automobile industry

Vietnam needs a range of sound policies to develop the automobile sector in the face of fierce competition with foreign rivals as the import tariff will slump to zero percent once the country joins the ASEAN Free Trade Area by 2018.