After suffering heavy damage due to drought, salt intrusion and lasting rains in the previous rice crops this year, farmers in the Mekong Delta have entered autumn winter crop hoping a better situation of income and living conditions but they faced with poor harvest and price drop.
A fashion show titled ‘Butterfly’ featuring the latest autumn-winter collection by well-known designer Do Manh Cuong will lure fashion lovers at Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center in District 7 in Ho Chi Minh City on November 12.
According to the Cultivation Department under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, farmers in the Mekong Delta provinces of Dong Thap, Kien Giang, Hau Giang, and Can Tho have begun harvesting of more than 20,000 hectares of early autumn-winter rice crop.
At a grand opening in Ho Chi Minh City on August 4, the Embassy of Denmark in Vietnam and the Danish Vietnamese Jewelry Company (DVJ) will introduce their new Autumn-Winter and Spring-Summer jewelry collections.
Nguyen Thanh Bien, deputy minister of Industry and Trade, said at a meeting with the Vietnam Food Association in Ho Chi Minh City on Thursday, that the Government will purchase and stockpile large quantities of summer-autumn and autumn-winter rice from farmers this year.