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25 officials selected for Central Military Commission

06/17/2021 16:00 - The first meeting of the Central Military Commission for the 2020-2025 term was held this morning in Hanoi.

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Rice export to be controlled this year

04/02/2020 09:00 - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said rice exports must be strictly controlled this year to ensure absolute national food safety.

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4 south central provinces are at risk of water shortage

03/05/2020 07:00 - The south central provinces of Quang Nam, Phu Yen, Khanh Hoa, and Binh Thuan are at risk of serious water shortages.

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2019 agro forestry export surpasses impressive figure of 2018

12/06/2019 11:09 - While export revenues of key agricultural products such as rice, vegetables, aquatic products, and pepper is on a downward trend, forestry exports this year are estimated at 11 billion USD.


Vietnam to allow pork imports to ease domestic shortage

12/04/2019 11:20

Vietnam is expected to face a 200,000 tonne shortage of pork in the coming months, said the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), which has proposed the government allow more pork imports to replenish the inadequate supply.

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Vietnam’s jasmine rice crowned best in world

11/14/2019 00:00

The Soc Trang-based organic rice ST24 was honoured as the best in the world for flavour for the first time ever, as it was granted the World’s Best Rice 2019 award at the 11th Annual World’s Best Rice Contest in Manila, Philippines, on November 12.


Vietnam's agricultural value moves up the global value chain

10/24/2019 13:00 - According to data published in October, 2019, by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, in nine months of 2019, Vietnam's agricultural exports reached $ 30.2 billion, up 2.7% over the same period last year.


PM issues measures for sustainable development of northern key economic zone

10/14/2019 14:33 - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has signed Directive 25/CT-TG on measures to promote sustainable growth and development of the northern key economic zone.

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Agriculture businesses forge connection to join global value chains

10/09/2019 10:18 - Agriculture businesses should embrace connection in order to participate in global value chains, heard a forum held in Hanoi on October 8.


Mechanical engineering industry needs more incentives: PM

09/24/2019 18:00 - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc emphasized the need to facilitate the development of the mechanical engineering industry while addressing a conference in Hanoi on September 24.

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Vietnam’s coffee exports plummet in eight months

09/17/2019 10:27 - Although ranking second in the world, Vietnam's coffee exports are plummeting.

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Vietnam keeps goal of export value growth at 7.5 percent in 2019

08/11/2019 17:05 - The Ministry of Industry and Trade would not adjust its import and export goals despite current difficulties.

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Prime Minister requires urgent measures to overcome consequences of storm Wipha

08/05/2019 10:26 - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has issued a Notice No.937/CD-TTg, requiring to take proactive measures against storm Wipha, which has caused havoc in northern region over the past days.

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RoK funds US$4.5 million for Vietnam to improve rice value chain

07/13/2019 05:00 - The Republic of Korea has agreed to fund KRW 5 billion (roughly US$4.5 million) for developing agriculture in Vietnam’s Red River Delta.

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Wildfire in Quang Ngai destroyes 20 ha of forest

07/03/2019 14:00 - On Monday, a wildfire destroyed more than 20ha of natural forest and production forest in Duc Pho District, Quang Ngai Province.

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PM receives Chairman of Japan - Vietnam Friendship Parliamentary Alliance

07/01/2019 10:25 - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted a reception for Toshihiro Nikai, Secretary General of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) of Japan and Chairman of the Japan - Vietnam Friendship Parliamentary Alliance (JVPA), in Wakayama prefecture’s Kinokawa city on June 30.

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Saving the Earth - Children create superhero to fight against natural disasters and climate change

06/28/2019 14:55 - The comic contest will run until 28 August 2019, and the winner will have the chance to work with a professional team to bring their superhero to life in a comic-book or in a video animation.


Vietnam imports more pork due to ASF

06/21/2019 11:56 - According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Vietnam spent nearly 24 million USD to import pork in the first four months of this year.


Cultural village - a new highlight of ecotourism

06/18/2019 10:00 - Ben Tre Province is starting the Tourism Cultural Village program.


Rubber exports see little change in first five months

06/04/2019 09:08

Việt Nam earned US$662 million from rubber exports in the first five months of the year, a year-on-year increase of 2.4 per cent, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

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