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African swine fever spreads in Cambodia

World

African swine fever spreads in Cambodia

African swine fever has spread to southern Cambodia’s Kandal province, bringing the total number of provinces hit by the virus to five, Agriculture Minister Veng Sakhon announced on July 15.

African swine fever spreads over 62 localities

Society

African swine fever spreads over 62 localities

African swine fever (ASF) has spread across 62 out of 63 provinces and centrally-run cities in the country, forcing the cull of more than 3.3 million pigs, the Department of Animal Health under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development reported on July 11.

Low CPI growth facilitates inflation control: Deputy PM

Business

Low CPI growth facilitates inflation control: Deputy PM

A CPI rise at three-year low during the first half of 2019 has greatly helped stabilise the macro-economy, promote economic growth and leave much room for inflation control for the remaining of the year, according to Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue.

Vietnam develops anti-African swine fever vaccine

Health

Vietnam develops anti-African swine fever vaccine

A vaccine against African swine fever (AFS) virus by the Vietnam Academy of Agricultural Sciences (VAAS) has produced initial positive outcomes on experimental scale, unveiled Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) Nguyen Xuan Cuong.

 Big pork shortage looms over Vietnam

Business

Big pork shortage looms over Vietnam

Vietnam could have a shortfall of 500,000 tonnes of pork, or nearly 20 percent of demand, in the period until the Lunar New Year in early 2020 due to the effect of African swine flu (ASF), according to global research firm Ipsos Business Consulting.

Pork closely monitored in HCM City amid ASF outbreaks

Society

Pork closely monitored in HCM City amid ASF outbreaks

Official agencies and distributors in Ho Chi Minh City have dispatched their quality management teams to major slaughtering facilities and wholesale markets to ensure that 100 percent of pork coming to the market is of good quality and without diseases, especially African swine flu (ASF).

Prime Minister meets Hai Phong voters

Politics

Prime Minister meets Hai Phong voters

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and the delegation of National Assembly deputies of Hai Phong city had a meeting with voters in the city’s An Duong district on June 16 to inform them of the outcomes of the NA’s seventh session.

Nearly 2.5 million pigs culled due to African swine fever

Society

Nearly 2.5 million pigs culled due to African swine fever

The African swine fever (ASF) in pigs has appeared in 55 out of 63 provinces and centrally run cities in the country, forcing the cull of 2.5 million pigs, or 7.5 percent of the total pig stocks, it was reported at a conference on fighting the disease and restoring the pig farming industry on June 13.