Mekong Delta develops beef, dairy farming Business

Mekong Delta develops beef, dairy farming

Many provinces in the Mekong Delta have developed dairy and beef farming since it provides farmers with an additional income and benefits from local agricultural by-products.
August CPI rises 0.28 percent Business

August CPI rises 0.28 percent

The country’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) in August increased by 0.28 percent over the previous month, and 2.26 per cent over the same period last year, according to the General Statistics Office.
Circus wild animals retire, pets get job Videos

Circus wild animals retire, pets get job

Over one year since the Asia For Animals Coalition’s call for not using wild animals in circus performance, Vietnamese kids have now been getting acquainted with familiar pets on stage.
Philippines expands pork import ban World

Philippines expands pork import ban

The Philippines has expanded the temporary ban on the importation, distribution and sale of pork meat products from 16 to 20 countries and regions affected by the African swine fever (ASF) virus.
Agriculture insurance saves farmers from crop losses Business

Agriculture insurance saves farmers from crop losses

In spite of being implemented in 2011, the Government-supported agriculture insurance programme which aims to protect farmers against losses of crops and livestock has so far failed to attract farmers due to high premium and complicated procedures.