Digital farming holds key to solving agriculture paradox Society

Digital farming holds key to solving agriculture paradox

Digitisation of farming is inevitable and Vietnam should embrace it to resolve the agricultural paradox of producing more while preserving natural resources and to grab the opportunities brought by free trade agreements, experts have said.
KOICA funds disaster risk reduction project in Da Nang Environment

KOICA funds disaster risk reduction project in Da Nang

Chairman of the People’s Committee of Da Nang city Huynh Duc Tho on November 12 worked with Director of the Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) in Vietnam Kim Jin-oh on a project to reduce disaster risks funded by the Republic of Korea (RoK) in the central coastal city.
Vietnamese PM attends ASEAN+3 Summit in Bangkok ASEAN

Vietnamese PM attends ASEAN+3 Summit in Bangkok

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended the 22ndASEAN Plus Three (China, Japan and the Republic of Korea) Summit in Bangkok, Thailand,on Nov 4 as part of the ongoing 35th ASEAN Summit and related summits.
Malaysia attracts more investment amid trade war: minister World

Malaysia attracts more investment amid trade war: minister

Malaysian Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has said the permanent reorientation of the global supply chain due to the US-China trade war can be a golden opportunity to attract new investment and reverse Malaysia's premature deindustrialisation.
Vietnam responds to Int’l Day for Disaster Reduction Environment

Vietnam responds to Int’l Day for Disaster Reduction

The Central Steering Committee for Disaster Prevention and Control, UNICEF and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) held in Hanoi on October 12 a ceremony in response to the International Day for Disaster Reduction to review impacts of natural disasters and climate change in recent years, thus defining orientations for future coordination activities.
Mekong Delta’s sea level rise alarming: US professor Environment

Mekong Delta’s sea level rise alarming: US professor

Rising sea levels and saltwater intrusion in the Mekong Delta are becoming alarming, said Prof. David Dapice, Senior Economist, Vietnam and Myanmar Programme, Harvard Kennedy School, at a meeting with leaders of Can Tho city on October 8.
Can Tho looks for foreign support to economic development, urban management Business

Can Tho looks for foreign support to economic development, urban management

The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho hopes to receive support from the World Bank (WB) and the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) of Switzerland in institutional building, renovation, development of smart city, climate change adaption, and training human resources, said Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Le Quang Manh on October 7.
Vietnamese, Lao PMs hold talks Politics

Vietnamese, Lao PMs hold talks

rime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his visiting Lao counterpart Thongloun Sisoulith reaffirmed the importance of the relation of great friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between Vietnam and Laos during their talks in Hanoi on October 1.