Deputies discuss poverty reduction in ethnic, mountainous regions Politics

Deputies discuss poverty reduction in ethnic, mountainous regions

Deputies offered opinions on national target programmes on new-style rural development and sustainable poverty reduction as well as incentives for ethnic minority and mountainous residents, during the ongoing 10th session of the 14th National Assembly (NA) in Hanoi on November 4.
Minister directs coping with storm, flooding in central region Society

Minister directs coping with storm, flooding in central region

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong has asked ministries, agencies and localities to seriously follow directions of the Secretariat, Prime Minister and head of the Central Steering Committee on Disaster Prevention and Control on response to the eighth storm and overcoming consequences of flooding in the central region.
World Food Day 2020 observed in Hanoi Society

World Food Day 2020 observed in Hanoi

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) in Vietnam held a ceremony on October 15 to mark World Food Day 2020 (October 16) and the 75th anniversary of the FAO.
Straw burning threatens flight safety: aviation official Environment

Straw burning threatens flight safety: aviation official

The burning of straw, plant byproducts and other waste on fields near airports produces smoke that affects visibility for pilots and poses a high risk to flight safety, said an official from the Northern Airports Authority under the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam.
Drought, saltwater intrusion cause big losses to Tra Vinh Environment

Drought, saltwater intrusion cause big losses to Tra Vinh

Drought during this year’s dry season has caused losses of around 1 trillion VND (43.4 million USD) in the Mekong Delta of Tra Vinh, said Director of the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Pham Minh Truyen at a conference on September 15.