Society

Tien Giang earns more from crops

About 10,000 hectares of rice growing land in areas regularly facing droughts and floods in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang will be used to cultivate other crops this year.
Politics

Vietnam, Venezuela boost agricultural cooperation

Vietnam and Venezuela will carry out joint agriculture and aquaculture cooperation projects in Venezuela ’s western state of Falcon in 2014, as part of agreements signed between the two countries.
World

Indonesia’s shrimp output can hit record

The Indonesian Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fishery (MMAF) has set the country’s shrimp production target at 608,000 tonnes for this year, a sharp increase from 415,703 tonnes in 2012, according to a senior official of the ministry.
Business

Vietnam improves seafood quality

The US Department of Commerce (DoC) has decided to increase anti-dumping duties on tra fish imported from Vietnam by an additional 0.52 to 1.29 USD per kilo, said the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).