About 30 laboratories across Việt Nam are capable of testing for COVID-19 at present, according to the Ministry of Health (MoH).
Farmers in the south - central province of Ninh Thuận are struggling to find natural food and water for their animals as prolonged hot weather causes pasture lands to dried up.
Erosion and subsidence along canals, rivers and coasts have been severe in many areas in the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta and local authorities are struggling to raise funds for works to prevent them.
A delegation of firms from Singapore was expected to visit Việt Nam at the end of this month to seek fruit and vegetable suppliers, as imports from China were declining due to the outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
Phùng Đức Tiến, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, talks to the Financial Magazine about the ministry's decision to fight African swine fever and avian influenza