Business

Tra exports keep rising

Exports of tra and basa fish were up by 13 percent in volume and nine percent in revenues year on year to 52,000 tonnes and almost 116 million USD, respectively, in May, reported the General Customs Office.
Business

Droughts and floods threaten next rice crop

Experts have warned of difficult times for the upcoming rice crop, from now to the end of the year, with serious droughts threatening the crops on the front end and severe flooding looming on the back.
Society

New water system boosts rice production

A nine-year pilot project deploying an integrated water management system has proved its efficacy and has the potential for much wider application, experts said at a workshop in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang Province last week.
Business

Science-technology transfer to Northwest urged

Deputy Prime Minister Truong Vinh Trong has urged relevant ministries and agencies to enhance research capacity and transfer of scientific-technological application to develop agriculture and rural economy in the northwestern region.
Society

Rubber perks up life in old battlefield

Just two years introduced to Dien Bien district, Dien Bien Phu province, rubber plant has become popular as “white gold” to ethnic minorities in the site of historic interest that marks the fall of French colonialism in Indochina 56 years ago.