The Mekong Delta Rice Research Institute should master new cutting-edge technologies, especially biotechnology, to become one of the leading institutes of agricultural science in the Southeast Asian region.
Vietnam is looking to Germany for supporting its exports to the European Union, particularly seafood, rice, tea, coffee, and fruits, Vietnamese Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Cao Duc Phat told his host, Minister of Food and Agriculture Christian Schmidt, in Berlin on January 19.
The Government of India has allocated US$2.5 million to assist Vietnam in restoring and preserving the My Son Sanctuary world cultural heritage site in the central province of Quang Nam, according to the provincial Department of Culture, Sports, and Tourism.
(VOV) -Total revenue of Vietnam’s tourism industry was estimated at VND230 trillion in 2014, up 15% from the figure recorded in the previous year.
(VOV) - Members of the Tsukiji fish market – the world’s largest wholesale market from Tokyo, Japan – introduced high-grade seafood products and food preservation technologies to Vietnamese firms in HCM City on January 15.
Lovers of “Hat Xam” (blind buskers’ singing) will have a chance to savour a spectacular art performance of the traditional music genre at the Hanoi Opera House on January 20.
(VOV) - Japanese entrepreneurs have been progressively moving into agriculture ventures with Vietnamese farmers in the high-profit niche markets, capitalizing on the trend in consumer demand for organic and technologically altered foods.
The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho will raise the proportion of the industry and trade sector to 97.5% of its economy by 2019, up 4% from 2014, said Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Dung at the January 7 meeting on economic restructuring.
An international workshop featuring Vietnam’s Bai choi singing and similar arts in the world will be held in Quy Nhon city, the central province of Binh Dinh, on January 13-14.
(VOV) - Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex has become the first site in Vietnam to receive UNESCO mixed natural and cultural heritage of the world recognition.
Authorities of northern Phu Tho province are exerting additional efforts to protect hat xoan (spring singing), which has been designated part of UNESCO's intangible heritage sites.
(VOV) - Hue Relics Preservation Centre has welcomed its 30 millionth visitor during the end of the year Golden Tourism Week celebrations at the Hue Heritage Site.
(VOV) - The agriculture and rural development sector has obtained impressive results in 2014 with export turnover of nearly US$31 billion, a year-on-year increase of 11.2%.
(VOV) - The first exchange for tactical-level officers between the Vietnam People’s Army and the Royal Thai Armed Forces has been held in Bangkok, aiming to boost mutual understanding between the two armies in the context of building the ASEAN Community in 2015.
(VOV) - Vietnam Record Association has announced Top 100 famous centennial construction works in the country, with the aim of promoting preservation and upholding cultural and historical values.