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Salmon farming in Vietnam

Business

Salmon farming in Vietnam

Hoang Van Ta, 53, was the first person to farm salmon in his commune in the mountainous province of Lang Son in 2007. Now he earns as much as 4-5 billion VND (180,000-220,000 USD) a year from salmon.

Tourist flock to Sa Pa via new expressway

Travel

Tourist flock to Sa Pa via new expressway

Hotels in Sa Pa resort town, Bac Ha district and Lao Cai city, the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai were fully booked during the first half of the year, according to local authorities.

Lam Dong pins hope on high-tech agriculture

Sci-Tech

Lam Dong pins hope on high-tech agriculture

The Central Highlands province of Lam Dong is active in applying modern technology in agriculture, which helps raise its average production value per hectare of land to 120 million VND (over 5,700 USD), the highest in the country.

New plans set for aquaculture

Business

New plans set for aquaculture

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development plans to review investment projects to draw up a plan to develop the fresh-water aquaculture sector through 2012.

Northwestern region ups development potential

Business

Northwestern region ups development potential

The processing of agro-forestry products, transport infrastructure and tourist-services are priority fields that the northwestern region will call for foreign direct investment (FDI) in, at a forum scheduled for December 10 in Yen Bai province.

It will differ from the first forum, which held in Lao Cai in 2008, as this year’s forum has not set a specific target in terms of FDI attraction. “It’s time to draw up plans to attract foreign direct investment based on the disbursement and capacity of regional provinces to absorb it,” said Do Nhat Hoang, Director of the Foreign Investment Agency (FIA) under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.