Vietnam suffers from aging population, brain disorder

Vietnam suffers from aging population, brain disorder

Vietnam is suffering fast aging population; at present, approximately 11 per cent of the population is 60 and older, and the proportion of older people is predicted to grow in next years. 
Vietnam ready for new technological models: Minister

Vietnam ready for new technological models: Minister

The Vietnamese Government is ready for new technological models via piloting policies in order to foster the growth of technology businesses in the upcoming time, said Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung in an interview by Sai Gon Giai Phong Newspaper.
African Swine Fever not yet announced in Vietnam

African Swine Fever not yet announced in Vietnam

The Department of Animal Health under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has not yet announced African Swine Fever as well as instruction of prevention and culling.
The Vietnamese Embassy, the Vietnam News Agency (VNA)’s bureau and the Vietnamese Women’s Association in South Africa on April 30 handed over relief aid to the Zimbabwe Embassy in support of Zimbabwe people who were hit by Cyclone Idai last March. (Photo:

Vietnam sends relief aid to Zimbabwe cyclone victims

The Vietnamese Embassy, the Vietnam News Agency (VNA)’s bureau and the Vietnamese Women’s Association in South Africa on April 30 handed over relief aid to the Zimbabwe Embassy in support of Zimbabwe people who were hit by Cyclone Idai last March.
Vietnam ranks third in alcohol consumption in Asia

Vietnam ranks third in alcohol consumption in Asia

Despite health experts and managers’s warning of the negative health impacts and disastrous consequences of alcohol, Vietnam joins global top ten list in alcohol consumption in 2017 with more than 4 billion liters.

Deputy PM Vuong Dinh Hue sees produce  at the meeting (Photo: SGGP)

Vietnam works to promote cooperative business model

After two year implementation of the project “Piloting and multiplying new cooperative model in the Mekong delta”, the quality of cooperatives has been improved dramatically, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development at a yesterday meeting organized by the Ministry and the People’s Committee in Dong Thap at the heart of the Mekong Delta.

Vietnam to optimize chicken raising to compensate loss from ASF

Vietnam to optimize chicken raising to compensate loss from ASF

Speaking at a yesterday meeting on pushing up poultry husbandry with orientation of export organized by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), Minister Nguyen Xuan Cuong said Vietnam enhances poultry raising while African Swine Fever is plaguing the livestock industry.

Processing banana for export (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam, Netherlands agree to enhance agricultural partnership

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong and Dutch Vice Minister of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality Marjolijn Sonnema discussed ways to boost partnership in sustainable agriculture and food security in Hanoi on April 9.