A Spring Newspaper Fair opened in the Mekong (Cuu Long) Delta city of Can Tho yesterday, displaying 530 items of newspapers and magazines from 63 cities and provinces nationwide. The fair will close at the end of the lunar January.
The HCM City People's Committee has approved a project to develop high-quality vegetable farming and distribution at a cost of VND60 billion (US$2.66 million), including nearly VND44 billion (US$1.95 million) from its coffers.
Coastal erosion in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Ca Mau could cause the collapse of 40 kilometres of dyke, according to the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.The province has built embankments in these areas but does not have enough funds to build more.
For five straight days the dong gained against the US dollar, rising from VND22,390 to the dollar to 22,260.
The HCM City People's Committee has approved a plan to develop cultivation area of safe vegetables by 2020. Under the plan, the area will reach 16,319 hectares with annual production value of VND800 million (USVND806,949,000) per hectare.
Animals Asia Foundation (AAF), a government-registered charity based in Hong Kong, will co-operate with the Dak Lak Province's Department of Agriculture and Rural Development to carry out various programmes for rescue and conservation of elephants.
The Ha Noi Department of Tourism welcomed nearly 20 million visitors in 2015.
The Ministry of Transport and the People's Committee of Ben Tre Province on Wednesday began a project to build, upgrade and widen four sections of National Highway 60 between Rach Mieu and Co Chien bridges in the Mekong Delta province.
The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs' Social Sponsor Department and the Centre for Independent Living of Ha Noi People with Disabilities on Tuesday held a seminar in Ha Noi to discuss models to help people with disabilities live independently.
The sugar inventory in 2016 is expected to exceed 200,000 tonnes, double the amount of last year, according to data from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai has told eight provinces and cities to begin selling E5 biofuel at all retail petrol stations by June. The areas included are the provinces of Quang Nam, Quang Ngai, Can Tho and Ba Ria-Vung Tau, and cities of Ha Noi, Hai Phongm Da Nang, and HCM City.

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Teacher's long fight for justice pays off Teacher's long fight for justice pays off

Nguyen Than spent years trying to prove the innocence of his former student, wrongfully convicted on a murder charge 18 years ago.

Passion motivates circus artists to take risks Passion motivates circus artists to take risks

The circus has always been about performers attempting precarious and daring acts in exchange for the intangible reward of the roar of the crowd.

New flowers grown for Tet New flowers grown for Tet

Farmers in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta will offer new varieties of flowers for the upcoming Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday, which falls on February 8 this year.

VN strives to reform customs ahead of FTAs VN strives to reform customs ahead of FTAs

The World Trade Organisation's Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) would boost customs reforms to facilitate trade across borders in line with international standards, an official has said.