PM directs landslide prevention in Mekong Delta Environment

PM directs landslide prevention in Mekong Delta

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung inspected a coastal dyke in Tan Thanh commune, Go Cong Dong district, one of the landslide hotspots in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang, on September 27.
Summer-autumn rice yield increases in southern region Business

Summer-autumn rice yield increases in southern region

The southern region expects to harvest an average of 5.66 tonnes of paddy per hectare in the current summer-autumn crop, 139 kilogrammes more than last year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Plant Cultivation Department.
Purchasing power higher during Tet Business

Purchasing power higher during Tet

Purchasing power during the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday increased by 10-12 percent from last year and 15-20 percent in comparison with previous months, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).
Rice production drops slightly in summer-autumn crop Business

Rice production drops slightly in summer-autumn crop

Southern localities have harvested nearly 962,000 hectares of total rice farmed in the summer-autumn crop this year, equivalent to 88.7 percent of the same crop last year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
An Giang’s infertile paddies grow other crops Business

An Giang’s infertile paddies grow other crops

Farmers in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang switched to growing other crops on 20,000ha of paddy fields during the 2017-18 winter-spring crop, earning big profits and managing to cope with climate change.