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.
HCM City eyes boost to collective sector Business

HCM City eyes boost to collective sector

Local cooperatives need to mobilise capital from their members or cooperate with enterprise members to improve their production and trading, the HCM City Cooperative Alliance has said.