Ben Tre coconut festival 2019 kicks off Culture - Sports

Ben Tre coconut festival 2019 kicks off

The fifth Ben Tre Coconut Festival, themed “Coconuts on the Way to Integration and Sustainable Development”, opened in the Mekong Delta city of Ben Tre on November 16 in the presence of National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.
Development programme reduces poverty in ethnic minority areas Society

Development programme reduces poverty in ethnic minority areas

The percentage of disadvantaged hamlets and communes in eight northeastern provinces has reduced 3 to 4 percent per year since 2016, heard a workshop held in Cao Bang province on November 8 to review the implementation Programme 135 for 2016-2020 period.
New rural area building a focus in NA’s hearing Politics

New rural area building a focus in NA’s hearing

The national target programme on new rural development was a focus during the National Assembly’s questioning of Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong, the first Government official to take the floor before the NA during the Q&A session on November 6.
Kien Giang spends 356 billion VND on four afforestation projects Environment

Kien Giang spends 356 billion VND on four afforestation projects

The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang splashed out over 356 billion VND (15.35 million USD) on four afforestation projects under the National Target Programme for Climate Change Response and Green Growth for the 2016-2020 period, according to the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
PM urges Hai Phong to take lead in agriculture modernisation Politics

PM urges Hai Phong to take lead in agriculture modernisation

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said he expects the northern port city of Hai Phong will take the lead in developing a modern agricultural industry while addressing a conference on October 15 to review the implementation of the national programme on new-style rural building areas in the city in 2010-2020.
Legislatures of Vietnam, Laos share experience at joint workshop Politics

Legislatures of Vietnam, Laos share experience at joint workshop

Vietnam’s National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan and her Lao counterpart Pany Yathotou chaired a symposium on laws and policies on vocational education and employment, as well as coordination to address public complaints and denunciations, in Vientiane on September 27.