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.
World Bank report: Vietnam continues to reduce poverty Society

World Bank report: Vietnam continues to reduce poverty

Poverty in Vietnam continues to fall, particularly amongst ethnic minorities, who saw their rate of poverty decline significantly by 13 percentage points, the largest decline in the past decade, says a new World Bank (WB) report.
Worms can revive polluted farms Business

Worms can revive polluted farms

Worms can eat organic waste and transform themselves into organic and nutritious food for cattle, chickens, fish while their compost is especially useful for enriching the soil, said a young researcher.
11 billion VND to help poor farmers enjoy Tet Society

11 billion VND to help poor farmers enjoy Tet

The “Tet lam dieu hay” (Good things for Tet) programme in Ho Chi Minh City has raised more than 11 billion VND (482,900 USD) to support needy people ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday (Tet).
President pays tribute to late Thai King Politics

President pays tribute to late Thai King

President Tran Dai Quang led a high-ranking delegation of Vietnam’s State, National Assembly and Government to the Thai Embassy in Hanoi on October 17 to pay respect to late King Bhumibol Adulyadej.