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High feed prices cut into animal husbandry’s profits

Input material prices have decreased, but the price of animal feed remains unchanged, and, as a result, breeders have incurred heavy losses as the live pork price has dropped dramatically. Nguyen Thi Dung in Vinh Huu commune of Tien Giang province complained that the live pork ...

HCM City seeks approval for solid-waste treatment plan

The People’s Committee of HCM City has submitted a solid-waste treatment plan to 2025 to the Ministry of Construction, which will seek approval from the central Government. The plan calls for re-use and recycling of waste by using advanced waste treatment technologies instead of the ...

Three fish species known as ‘sea monsters’ in danger of extinction

Ca ho (Catlocarpio siamensis), vo co (Pangaius sannitwongsei) and tra dau (Pangasianodon gigas) living in the Mekong Delta are all large-size fish which can reach 300 kilos in weight and three meters in length. They are all in danger of extinction. ​As they have enormous ...

Opportunities exist for rice exports in high-end market

Experts believe that Vietnam should focus on producing high-quality rice instead of striving to earn money from selling low-cost rice products. Soon after Vietnam began harvesting the 2016-2017 winter-spring crop, the Thai government announced it planned to sell all its stockpiled rice – estimated at 8 ...

Thai rice worries VN exporters

Thailand’s plan to sell all its rice reserves of about eight million tonnes this year has sparked concerns that this move will undermine Việt Nam’s rice exports. Nguyễn Văn Đôn, director of Tiền Giang-based Việt Hưng Co Ltd, said rice exports were positive last month, ...

Increase in drug-resistant TB in southwest

An increase in the number of resistant-TB cases has occurred in the southwestern region of Việt Nam, according to the head of the region’s national TB prevention and control office. At a conference on TB prevention held last week in Cần Thơ, Dr Nguyễn Thị ...

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