Health official alerts potential human bird flu infections Health

Health official alerts potential human bird flu infections

Vietnam would place itself in a scenario in which human bird flu infections could has been detected so as to take drastic actions to prevent the intrusion of avian influenza viruses that are raging in China, said Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long.
 Early poll held for drilling-platform workers Politics

Early poll held for drilling-platform workers

Hundreds of engineers and workers casted their votes for deputies to the 14th NA and People’s Councils at different levels on May 4, just before setting sail to work on drilling platforms at sea.
Ca Mau expands large-scale fields Business

Ca Mau expands large-scale fields

Nearly 9,000 farmers in southernmost Ca Mau province worked to produce 540,000 tonnes of rice on more than 10,760 hectares of large-scale paddy fields in 2015.
Environment

UNDP-funded project targets wetland protection

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved a project on the conservation of critical wetland areas and linked landscapes with the aim of establishing two more wetland preservation areas in northern Thai Binh province and central Thua Thien-Hue province.
Business

Bustling Song Doc town in southernmost land

Song Doc town in Tran Van Thoi district is one of the three major urban areas, including Ca Mau city and Nam Can town, which serve as an impetus for the development of southernmost Ca Mau province.
Business

Shrimp exporters move against US extra duties

Scores of Vietnamese shrimp processors and exporters are working with relevant agencies, lawyers and shrimp breeders to fight back the US Department of Commerce (DOC)’s recent levy of anti-subsidy duty on frozen warm-water shrimp imported from Vietnam.