Vietnam, Australia to collaborate in agricultural research

Updated at 17:03:46 08/22/2017 (Views: 6)

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) on August 21 signed a letter of intent to enhance bilateral cooperation in agricultural research.

  • Son La province to export longan to US

    Updated at 09:40:36 08/22/2017 (Views: 7)

    The northern province of Son La will export Song Ma longan to the United States for the first time in the next few days.

  • Ham Tan to invest egg-laying hen farms

    Updated at 15:40:24 08/21/2017 (Views: 10)

    BTO – The People’s committee of Binh Thuan province has recently approved the reports to environmental impacts of an egg-laying hen farms investment project in Ham Tan district (Binh Thuan province) invested by the Huynh Gia Phuc Binh limited company.

  • Banks loosen purse strings for small businesses

    Updated at 11:32:00 08/18/2017 (Views: 16)

    Instead of lending to large companies, more and more banks have started to lend to small businesses to hedge their risks.

  • International Sugarcane Conference kicks off in Binh Thuan

    Updated at 10:56:42 08/18/2017 (Views: 10)

    BTO- The 5th TTC Annual International Sugarcane Conference officially commenced on August 17 at TTC Palace  Binh Thuan (Phan Thiet city -Binh Thuan province)  with the theme “The restructure of Vietnam sugarcane industry”.

  • New programme to tighten control of catfish exported to US

    Updated at 15:10:38 08/17/2017 (Views: 15)

    The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has issued a safety control programme designed for Siluriformes fish (mainly tra and basa) and related products exported to the US market as part of efforts to adapt to new changes in the market.

  • 100 percent of slag discharged from Vinh Tan 2 consumed

    Updated at 10:34:07 08/17/2017 (Views: 13)

    BTO- Over the past time, the consumption of slag residues and the environmental protection for Vinh Tan thermal power plant (Vinh Tan commune, Tuy Phong district) has raised much concerns among the public.

  • Finance Ministry proposes new tax on pickups

    Updated at 17:19:33 08/16/2017 (Views: 17)

    The Ministry of Finance has proposed that the Government apply a special consumption tax on pickups to be set at 60 per cent of the tax on cars with nine seats or less with similar engine displacement, a move that would sharply increase their cost.

  • Vietnam tops ASEAN in animal feed production

    Updated at 08:47:42 08/15/2017 (Views: 18)

    Vietnam is currently ASEAN’s biggest animal feed producer and the tenth biggest in the world, according to the Husbandry Department, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. 

  • Lending interest rates dropped in July

    Updated at 16:37:50 08/14/2017 (Views: 21)

    The State Bank of Vietnam revised down its prime interest rates in July and those of short-term loans for priority fields. 

  • 8 enterprises with foreign employees checked

    Updated at 10:55:09 08/14/2017 (Views: 36)

    BTO – The Department of Labor, Invalids and social affairs has recently cooperated with the Police of Binh Thuan province to organize an inspection tour at 8 enterprises with foreign employees in Ham Thuan Nam, Ham Thuan Bac districts and Phan Thiet city.

  • Vietnam and Indonesia target US$10 billion trade by 2020

    Updated at 08:35:13 08/14/2017 (Views: 15)

    Vietnam and Indonesia should step up their cooperative efforts in order meet the bilateral trade target of US$10 billion by 2020, Vietnamese Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh informed his Indonesia counterpart Enggartiasto Lukita.

  • Chinese market promising for Vietnam’s shrimps as exports surge 30%

    Updated at 14:45:05 08/11/2017 (Views: 20)

    Vietnam’s shrimp exports to China rose 30% in the first half of 2017, reaching almost US$283 million, making it a potential destination to replace the established markets where the export of Vietnam’s seafood is struggling.

  • Binh Thuan OK’s An Truong An JSC as main investor in Son My 1 industrial zone

    Updated at 16:15:34 08/10/2017 (Views: 23)

    BTO – The projects of Son My 1 and Son My 2 industrial zones (in Son My commune, Ham Tan district) has been delayed for nearly 10 years, affecting heavily to the locals’ lives and business activities.

  • Da Nang Airport land returned

    Updated at 15:53:58 08/10/2017 (Views: 23)

    Over 12.7ha of remediated land at the Da Nang International Airport, part of a major Agent Orange clean-up project, will be returned to the Ministry of Transport under an agreement signed on Wednesday.  The agreement was signed by representatives from the Vietnamese Ministry of National Defence, Air Defence-Air Force Command (ADAFC) and the US Agency of International Development (USAID).

  • Temporary safeguard measure on DAP, MAP fertilisers launched

    Updated at 16:44:34 08/07/2017 (Views: 15)

    The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) recently issued Decision No.3044/QD-BCT applying temporary safeguard measures against diammonium phosphate (DAP) and monoammonium phosphate (MAP) fertilisers.

  • Nearly 73,000 new enterprises set up in seven months

    Updated at 10:49:44 08/04/2017 (Views: 28)

    As many as 72,953 new enterprises were established in the first seven months of this year with a total registered capital of 690.74 trillion VND (30.39 billion USD), an annual increase of 13.8 percent in the number of enterprises and 39 percent in registered capital

  • VN farm exports have big potential

    Updated at 10:02:34 08/03/2017 (Views: 20)

    As an important trading with a strong agriculture sector, Viet Nam has great potential to become a strategic exporter of agricultural products to the Republic of Korea (RoK), Hong Sun, vice chairman of the Korean Chamber of Business in Viet Nam, tells Viet Nam News reporter Nguyen Phuong Thao.

  • State budget revenues hit nearly VND 6,000 bln in the first seven months

    Updated at 09:58:46 08/02/2017 (Views: 19)

    BTO – The Binh Thuan’s July state budget revenues generated an approximate of VND 600 billion, an accumulation of the first-seven-month VND 5,985.5 billion, a year-on-year increase of 15.26 percent.

  • Vietnam’s National Assembly supports stronger economic ties with US

    Updated at 08:48:08 08/02/2017 (Views: 29)

    The National Assembly (NA) of Vietnam always backs stronger economic and trade cooperation with the US and facilitates the adoption of legal regulations to create a transparent and favourable business environment for foreign businesses, including those from the US

  • Vietnam hoped to become EU’s largest trade partner in ASEAN

    Updated at 09:44:37 08/01/2017 (Views: 37)

    Vietnam is expected to become the EU’s largest trade partner in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) once the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) comes into effect in 2018, according to Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh

  • PM establishes independent Economic Advisory Group

    Updated at 16:35:45 07/31/2017 (Views: 26)

    PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc has decided to establish an Economic Advisory Group led by Dr. Vu Viet Ngoan, former Chairman of the National Financial Supervisory Commission.

  • Binh Thuan: 2 business women recommended for Golden Rose Cup

    Updated at 10:22:58 07/31/2017 (Views: 40)

    BTO –“Vietnamese Exemplary Women Entrepreneur Award 2016- Golden Rose Cup” is scheduled to be held by Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) in cooperation with Vietnam Women’s Union in Hamoi in October to celebrate the Vietnam Entrepreneurs’ Day (October 13) and Vietnam Women Day (October 20).

  • Phan Thiet fishermen enjoy bumper catch of anchovy

    Updated at 11:41:17 07/28/2017 (Views: 38)

    BTO- Visiting Phu Hai fishing harbor in the morning ,when many fishermen, traders were busy with trading and loading marine catches in cheerful atmosphere thanks to huge anchovy catch.  

  • Vietnam, New Zealand strive for 1.7-bln-USD trade by 2020

    Updated at 10:14:53 07/28/2017 (Views: 37)

    Vietnam and New Zealand on July 27 affirmed their determination to raise two-way trade to 1.7 billion USD by 2020 during Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue’s working visit to New Zealand.

  • EVFTA boosts export-import opportunities between Vietnam and Italy

    Updated at 16:26:13 07/26/2017 (Views: 34)

    he Italian Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (ICHAM) and Associazione Italiana Commercio Estero (AICE) jointly held a workshop on July 25 to promote import-export activities between Vietnamese and Italian enterprises ahead of the landmark enforcement of the Vietnam-EU Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA)

  • Safe veggies supply chain launched

    Updated at 16:18:31 07/26/2017 (Views: 30)

    BTO- The provincial Agro-Forestry-Fishery Quality Branch (directly under the department of Agriculture and Rural Development) lately introduced a model of safe and organic vegetables supply chain for local consumers.

  • Summer vacation 2017: Tourist arrivals raise Binh Thuan’s revenue growth

    Updated at 16:05:25 07/26/2017 (Views: 48)

    BTO – Statistics released by the Department of Culture-Sports and Tourism, Binh Thuan destination welcomes an addition of nearly 385,800 turns of visitors in July, a year-on-year increase of 11.5 percent. Of the whole, tourists from China hits 42,305, a year-on-year growth of 8.55 percent.

  • ASEAN creates a base in Vietnam

    Updated at 10:18:04 07/26/2017 (Views: 33)

    Regional trade pacts and business climate improvements have made Vietnam become a manufacturing hub for ASEAN investors and firms

  • VN wins Philippines rice contract

    Updated at 10:00:51 07/26/2017 (Views: 37)

    Vietnamese businesses won a contract to supply 175,000 metric tonnes (MT) of rice to the Philippines via an open tender for 250,000 metric tons of government’s rice importation, which was organised by the National Food Authority (NFA) in Quezon City on July 25.

  • 3 investors registered for Hung Vuong park project

    Updated at 09:53:01 07/26/2017 (Views: 33)

    BTO- The project of Hung Vuong park, located in Hung Vuong phrase II residential area (Phan Thiet city) now attracts 3 investors, including: V.S.G real estate JSC, Quan Trung trading and production limited company, 323-Ha Noi construction Investment JSC.

Thuan Nam Wind Power project ratified

BTO – The provincial People’s Committee of Binh Thuan provinve lately issued a decision on approving the investment of Thuan Nam Wind Power Plant (Ham Cuong 2) in the communes of Tien Thanh (Phan Thiet) and Ham Cuong (Ham Thuan Nam).

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Swimmer Anh Vien wins gold, breaks SEA Games record

Vietnamese top swimmer Nguyen Thi Anh Vien on August 21 won a gold medal in the women’s 100m backstroke category for the first time at the ongoing 29th Southeast Asia Games (SEA Games 29) in Malaysia.

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Schools urged to take preventive measures against diseases

The Department of Preventive Medicine has instructed health officials in provinces and cities nationwide to cooperate with education departments to strengthen cleanliness at schools to prevent outbreaks of hand, foot and mouth disease and dengue fever.

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