Nearly 2.5 million pigs culled due to African swine fever Society

Nearly 2.5 million pigs culled due to African swine fever

The African swine fever (ASF) in pigs has appeared in 55 out of 63 provinces and centrally run cities in the country, forcing the cull of 2.5 million pigs, or 7.5 percent of the total pig stocks, it was reported at a conference on fighting the disease and restoring the pig farming industry on June 13.
Ministry tackles African swine fever subsidy fraud Society

Ministry tackles African swine fever subsidy fraud

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has instructed localities hit by African swine fever (ASF) to detect whether there has been fraud designed to take advantage of the Government's financial support for farmers whose pigs were infected and to deter further violations.
Indonesia removes restrictions on social media access World

Indonesia removes restrictions on social media access

Indonesia on May 25 lifted temporary social media restrictions imposed a few days ago to prevent the spread of false information when violence erupted after the announcement of official presidential election results.
Prime Minister meets Russian upper house leader Politics

Prime Minister meets Russian upper house leader

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc met Chairwoman of the Federation Council (upper house) of the Federal Assembly of Russia Valentina Ivanovna Matviyenko in Moscow on May 23 as part of his official visit to the country.
Vietnamese, RoK police step up cooperation Politics

Vietnamese, RoK police step up cooperation

Police of the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s Daejeon city will regularly exchange information with their colleagues in Vietnam’s southern Binh Duong province about such issues as crime combat, especially high-tech crimes, chief of Daejeon police Hwang Un-ha has said.