2020 tax revenue surpasses annual target Business

2020 tax revenue surpasses annual target

Nearly 1.279 quadrillion VND (55.3 billion USD) in taxes was collected for the State budget in 2020, almost 24.35 trillion VND, or 1.9 percent, higher than the annual target and 175.85 trillion VND more than the estimate reported to the National Assembly (NA).
Minister asks for proactive measures to respond to Storm Molave Society

Minister asks for proactive measures to respond to Storm Molave

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong on October 28 asked relevant localities and agencies, and people in the central and Central Highlands regions to take proactive measures in coping with Storm Molave and its consequences, towards minimising its impact.
Farmers in An Giang reap bumper rice crop Business

Farmers in An Giang reap bumper rice crop

Farmers in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang have done extremely well from the recent summer-autumn rice crop despite facing challenges since the beginning of the year, in particular from saline intrusion.
South-central region adjusts farming schedules amid severe drought Business

South-central region adjusts farming schedules amid severe drought

The south-central region is estimated to have 51,000 – 70,000ha of farmlands facing a water shortage and a temporary halt to cultivation until there is rain or farmers switch to drought-resistant crops, according to the General Department of Irrigation under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Mekong Delta enjoys bumper rice crop Business

Mekong Delta enjoys bumper rice crop

Despite being affected by drought and saltwater intrusion, the Mekong Delta harvested a record output of about 7.3 million tons of rice in the Winter-Spring crop 2019-2020.
COVID-19 fight now Vietnam’s top priority: Deputy FM Politics

COVID-19 fight now Vietnam’s top priority: Deputy FM

At the request of US Deputy Secretary of State Steven Biegun, Permanent Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son on March 20 held phone talks with leading officials of the foreign ministries of the US, Australia, Japan, New Zealand, Republic of Korea and India on the situation of the COVID-19.