Forming value chains to enhance competitiveness for pig farmers Business

Forming value chains to enhance competitiveness for pig farmers

The pig industry plays an important role in the Asia Pacific, but, like other sectors, is facing challenges such as price volatility, food safety concerns and recently reported outbreaks of African swine fever. Therefore, solutions are needed to promote smallholder pig production in a sustainable way, experts said.
VFF reports voters’ opinions at National Assembly Politics

VFF reports voters’ opinions at National Assembly

President of the Vietnam Fatherland Central Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan delivered a report gathering the opinions and recommendations of voters nationwide to the National Assembly (NA) during the legislature’s third session on May 22.
Vietnam's preparations for upcoming AEC ASEAN

Vietnam's preparations for upcoming AEC

Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Cam Tu spoke with Nhan Dan newspaper about Vietnam's preparations for the upcoming establishment of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) in late 2015.
President reflects on historic 1975 victory Politics

President reflects on historic 1975 victory

President Truong Tan Sang attended a ceremony on April 29 in Long An province to mark the 40th anniversary of the Liberation of South Vietnam and National Reunification Day (April 30).
Tourism sector seeks ways to boost growth Travel

Tourism sector seeks ways to boost growth

Promoting domestic tourism has been defined a key contributor to the sector’s growth this year, heard a conference held by the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) on April 5.
SMEs need support to compete globally Business

SMEs need support to compete globally

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the supporting industry need better support policies to enhance competitiveness and participate in the global value chain, experts stated.
Business

Posco VST may cut production

Vietnam 's biggest supplier of stainless steel Posco VST has said that it might cut production and close several factories.
Business

Fashion industry seeks to become more professional

A lack of long-term investment strategies for designing, marketing and creating new images is the basic reason why there are so few renowned fashion brands in Vietnam although the country is one of the top ten leading garments and textiles exporters in the world.
Business

Milk production to hit 1 million tonnes by 2020

The country’s total milk production is expected to reach 1 million tonnes, meeting 35-38 percent of domestic consumption by 2020, said the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Animal Husbandry Department.