Mekong Delta agriculture adapts to climate change Society

Mekong Delta agriculture adapts to climate change

The Mekong Delta has restructured agriculture towards climate-change adaptation and market demand by establishing specialised farming areas for its key agricultural products, and by growing other crops on ineffective rice fields or rotating rice with other crops on the same field.
Agriculture sector posts 2.39 percent in first half of 2019 Business

Agriculture sector posts 2.39 percent in first half of 2019

The agriculture sector posted a year-on-year growth of 2.39 percent in the first half of 2019, despite facing numerous difficulties like global economic slowdown, impacts from US-China trade war, unfavourable weather, and especially the African swine fever.
PM Phuc visits Army Corps 16 in Binh Phuoc Politics

PM Phuc visits Army Corps 16 in Binh Phuoc

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has commended Army Corps 16 under the Ministry of Defence on its role in local socio-economic development and defence-security maintenance during his visit to the military corps in the southeast province of Binh Phuoc on August 20.
PM meets Presidents of Nauru, Marshall, Guyana on GEF-6 sidelines Politics

PM meets Presidents of Nauru, Marshall, Guyana on GEF-6 sidelines

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc had meetings with leaders of the South Pacific countries of Nauru and Marshall, and Guyana, a South American country, on the sidelines of the sixth Assembly of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) in the central city of Da Nang on June 27.
NA Chairwoman holds talks with Micronesian Congress Speaker Politics

NA Chairwoman holds talks with Micronesian Congress Speaker

Vietnam always attaches importance to developing friendship and cooperative ties with the Federated States of Micronesia, said Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan during her talks with Micronesian Speaker of the Congress Wesley W. Simina in Hanoi on June 5.
Cashew sector a hard nut to crack Business

Cashew sector a hard nut to crack

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong has called for greater efforts to address the shortage of raw materials faced by the domestic cashew processing industry, saying that remains the biggest challenge for the sector’s development.