Vietnam, the freest country in the world

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Vietnam, the freest country in the world

A vendor sells snail noodle at her open air street shop in downtown Hanoi. In Vietnam, many sidewalks are gobbled up by cafés, eateries, and motorbikes. Photo: AFP

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Agricultural support agreement reached with UN

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) signed a major cooperative project in Hanoi on March 7.

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78,000 ha of cashew cut down in last five years

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VietnamNet English 3 month(s) ago

78,000 ha of cashew cut down in last five years

VietNamNet Bridge – Nearly 78,000 hectares of cashew have been cut down by farmers in the past five years to make room for cultivating other crops like rubber and pepper, which is ascribed to price instability, low yield and poor supporting policies from local relevant authorities, heard a web conference on Tuesday.

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Losing customers, mobile network operators down 3G fees again

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VietnamNet English 4 month(s) ago

Losing customers, mobile network operators down 3G fees again

VietNamNet Bridge – Mobile network operators, which, ignoring users’ complaints in deciding on raising 3G service fees two months ago, have cut down the fee again in an effort to retain 3G subscribers. The battle of wits between network operators and customers continues.

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National park official’s son commits deforestation

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 21 month(s) ago

A son of a deputy director at Yok Don National Park in Dak Lak Province has illegally cut down five trees of precious species in the park.

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Illegal logging damages Ca Mau Park

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VietNam News English 5 month(s) ago 1 related news

Local authorities are struggling to control the illegal logging at the Mui Ca Mau (Ca Mau Cape) National Park, one of the country's largest submerged forests and a World Biosphere Reserve.

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Farmers urged to hedge bets with dual crop model

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VietNam News English 5 month(s) ago

Farmers urged to hedge bets with dual crop model

The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Ben Tre, the country's largest cacao producer, should expand its coconut-cacao intercrop model to sustainably develop its cacao cultivation.

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Climate change threatens agricultural development

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VietNam News English 7 month(s) ago

Climate change is one of the key factors having great impact on production activities and socio-economic development in Viet Nam.

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Swedish clean technology promotes sustainable development

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VietNam News English 7 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Swedish clean technology promotes sustainable development

Clean technology from Sweden is expected to help Viet Nam reduce environment pollution, save energy and cut down on business expenses, the deputy director of HCM City Department of Natural Resources and Environment (DNRE) said at a seminar held on Monday in HCM City.

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Ben Tre aims to save cacao trees

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VietNam News English 8 month(s) ago

Authorities in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Ben Tre have urged farmers not to cut down cacao trees in coconut orchards to grow citrus fruits, saying the coconut-cacao inter-crop model is still sustainable.

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Vietnam considers cutting rice farming area down

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VietnamNet English 8 month(s) ago

Vietnam considers cutting rice farming area down

VietNamNet Bridge – Economists believe that it’s now the right time for Vietnam to cut down the rice growing area, especially when farmers now tend to give land back to the State.

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Crop selection key to farm profits

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VietNam News English 9 month(s) ago

Farmers in the Tay Nguyen (Central Highlands) region are replacing their cacao, rubber and cashew orchards with other trees that offer higher profits despite warnings from authorities of an oversupply.

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C Highlands farmers gain juicy profits from litchis

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VietNam News English 9 month(s) ago

Many farmers in the Central Highlands, especially in Dak Lak Province, have escaped poverty by growing litchi formerly cultivated only in the north.

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Localities fail to hit afforestation target

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VietNam News English 10 month(s) ago 2 duplicate news

Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai has ordered localities to save forests by planting 150,500 hectares of trees nationwide and preventing illegal deforestation.

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Online data storage services help save 30% of costs

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VietnamNet English 11 month(s) ago

Online data storage services help save 30% of costs

VietNamNet Bridge – Online data storage services have been booming as businesses have realized that the services allow them to cut down expenses.

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