Minister pledges to strongly develop technology market Sci-Tech

Minister pledges to strongly develop technology market

Minister of Science and Technology Nguyen Quan underlined a number of measures to build a technology market and promote the application of science-technology in agriculture and increase labour productivity and competitiveness at the Q&A session in the ninth meeting of the 13th National Assembly in Hanoi on June 12.
Society

France screens documentary on Vietnamese forced immigrants

The difficult circumstances and silent contributions of Vietnamese peasants across southern French fields more than 7 decades ago, when they were unwillingly brought to the European country, was documented and recently premiered in France.
Vietnam wins IAEA awards in plant mutation breeding Sci-Tech

Vietnam wins IAEA awards in plant mutation breeding

Vietnam won three out of 23 awards presented by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for its achievements in releasing mutant plant varieties and contributions to increased food security and sustainable development.
Business

Can Tho expands cooperation with India in hi-tech agriculture

Chairman of Can Tho’s People Committee Le Hung Dung and new Indian Consul General to Ho Chi Minh City Smita Pant expressed their wish to expand bilateral cooperation in hi-tech agriculture during their working session in the Mekong Delta city on October 9.
Rice export to face severe competition in 2014 Business

Rice export to face severe competition in 2014

Vietnam will face severe competition in 2014 due to reduced prices in the world’s rice market as Thailand keeps lowering its selling price and competition between exporters in Asia still remains, according to the Vietnam Food Association (VFA).
Long An: Rice production sees new high record Business

Long An: Rice production sees new high record

The southern province of Long An has so far this year reaped over 2.8 million tonnes of paddy rice, up by 150,000 tonnes from last year’s figure, a record hike due to the province’s usage of quality and high-yield rice varieties.
Society

Vietnam's agriculture hungry for change

Time is ripe for Vietnam to adopt a different approach to food security, Nguyen Van Bo, director general of the Vietnam Agriculture Science Institute, told Thoi bao Kinh te Viet Nam newspaper.