Health insurance key to tackle child malnutrition Society

Health insurance key to tackle child malnutrition

Vietnam reported about 700,000 cases of acute malnutrition each year, of which about 230,000 were severe and required medical treatment, according to Huynh Nam Phuong, deputy director of the Food and Nutrition Training Centre under the National Institute of Nutrition.

Thailand hosts 4th International Rice Congress

Thailand is hosting the 4th International Rice Congress (IRC2014), themed “Rice of the World”, in Bangkok until November 1 in a bid to exchange knowledge on the latest rice research.

Thailand reclaims world’s top rice exporter

Thailand has once again become the world’s top rice exporter after having sold 1.5 million tonnes of rice to foreign countries in the first two months of this year, said the National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT).

Amended Constitution helps creating agricultural breakthroughs

Article 62 of the amended Constitution, which was adopted by the National Assembly last year, has been praised by the scientific circle for its greater emphasis on the role of science and technology in national development, according to an analysis by the Nhan Dan (People) online newspaper.
Over one million tonnes of rice for export next year Business

Over one million tonnes of rice for export next year

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has assured that there will be sufficient rice for export from now to the end of the year, with more than 1 million tonnes expected to be ready for export next year.

The ministry said the country expects to harvest about 3.7 million tonnes of rice during the remaining months of this year, adding that rice stockpiles are estimated at about 1.44 million tonnes.