VOV.VN - The northern mountainous province of Lai Chau has been forced to cull some 9,000 pigs that have been infected with the African swine fever (ASF) as the epidemic continues to spread throughout communes and districts in the locality.
VOV.VN - African swine fever (ASF) has been detected in a total of 292 hamlets and 105 communes across 12 districts and towns in the northwestern mountainous province of Son La as of July 22, with a number of outbreaks recurring in some locations.
VOV.VN - The northern province of Lai Chau has sent an urgent telegram urging communes to strengthen preventive measures in order to combat the spread of African swine fever.
The Government has urged the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) to mobilise resources and engage the whole political system and community to prevent the spread of African swine fever, restructure the animal breeding sector and ensure foodstuff supply for year-end occasion.
VOV.VN - Hanoi has deployed a range of urgent measures to combat the ongoing African swine fever epidemic after it was first discovered in the city five months ago.
VOV.VN - Outbreaks of African swine fever have been discovered in 62 provinces and cities across the nation as of July 9, forcing a total of 2.9 million pigs to be culled.
The southern province of Dong Nai recorded a GDP growth of 8.02 percent in the first six months of this year, according to the provincial People’s Committee.
A vaccine against African swine fever (ASF) virus by the Vietnam Academy of Agricultural Sciences (VAAS) has produced initial positive outcomes on experimental scale, unveiled Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) Nguyen Xuan Cuong.
Hanoi will conduct checks on the food safety and hygiene of all enterprises and restaurants in the capital city starting July 10, according to the municipal People’s Committee.
Hanoi had culled more than 387,500 farmed pigs infected with African swine fever (ASF), or 20.7 percent of the city’s total herd by June 16.
Credit institutions have assisted households affected by African swine fever (ASF) with 357 billion VND (15.35 million USD), heard a press conference in Hanoi on June 13.
The African swine fever (ASF) in pigs has appeared in 55 out of 63 provinces and centrally run cities in the country, forcing the cull of 2.5 million pigs, or 7.5 percent of the total pig stocks, it was reported at a conference on fighting the disease and restoring the pig farming industry on June 13.
VOV.VN - The first oubreak of the African swine fever (ASF) epidemic have been discovered at a pig-farming household in HCM City, according to the HCM City Department of Agriculture and Rural Development on June 11.
VOV.VN - The Mekong Delta province of An Giang has recently declared an epidemic of African swine fever (ASF) across the entire locality, said Tran Anh Thu, Vice Chairman of An Giang province People’s Committee, on June 10.
Vietnam is expected to import more pork in the coming months to make up for domestic shortages as African swine fever continues to spread, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).
VOV.VN - African swine fever have broken out in 52 localities across the country, causing an estimated VND3.6 trillion (US$154.8 million) in damage, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has sent a notice to ministries, agencies and authorities of centrally-run cities and provinces urging them to fight the spread of African swine fever.
African swine fever has been reported in two new provinces - the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak and the southern province of Ca Mau, raising the total number of localities affected by the virus to 46.
VOV.VN - The central province of Quang Nam has taken drastic steps in order to prevent the African swine fever (ASF) from becoming a large-scale epidemic in the locality, according to Le Tri Thanh, Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has instructed localities hit by African swine fever (ASF) to detect whether there has been fraud designed to take advantage of the Government's financial support for farmers whose pigs were infected and to deter further violations.