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Laos suspends import of pork products from China

ASEAN

Laos suspends import of pork products from China

The Government and the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry of Laos have issued a dispatch on suspending the import of pork, piglets and all pork products from China due to concerns about the spread of African hog cholera into the Southeast Asia country.

Climate change adaption project launched in Dak Lak

Environment

Climate change adaption project launched in Dak Lak

The National Agriculture Extension Centre and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) launched a communications programmne on disaster prevention, supply of materials and breeding chickens to farmers in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak on May 25.

Localities urged to gear towards shrimp production targets

Business

Localities urged to gear towards shrimp production targets

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has asked People’s Committees of cities and provinces with large areas of shrimp farms to employ different solutions in order to reach targets set in the national action plan for the development of the shrimp industry through 2025.

Vietnam gets strict on wildlife protection

Environment

Vietnam gets strict on wildlife protection

Wildlife protection has become stricter under policies outlined in amendments to the Penal Code that took effect on January 1, said Lieutenant General, Associate Professor Tran Van Do, former Deputy Chief Justice of the Supreme People’s Court and Chief Justice of the Central Military Court.

Families of gender equality honoured

Society

Families of gender equality honoured

A ceremony to present awards to winners of a photo contest entitled “Vietnamese families of gender equality” took place in Hanoi on June 21, as part of activities in response to Vietnam Family Day (June 28).