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2019 – Year of the Pig

2019 – Year of the Pig

According to Vietnamese belief, pigs are the embodiment of wealth, good luck and prosperity. Let’s take a look at paintings by Vietnamese artists that spotlight the pig – the zodiac sign of 2019 in the lunar calendar.

Party, State leader extends greetings on Year of Pig

Party, State leader extends greetings on Year of Pig

Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong extended Tet (Lunar New Year) greetings to leaders of the Party, State, Vietnam Fatherland Committee as well as the whole Vietnamese people in and outside the country at a get-together in Hanoi on February 1.

Health watchdog confirms first swine-related case of A/H3N2

Health watchdog confirms first swine-related case of A/H3N2

The Vietnam Preventive Medicine Department has announced the first case of human infection with the pig-related A/H3N2 flu virus based on the results of tests by the national flu centre under the Ho Chi Minh City Pasteur Institute.

Blue-ear disease urged to be prevented

Blue-ear disease urged to be prevented

Officials from HCM City’s Department of Agriculture and Rural Development and Veterinary Department called on the city’s 24 districts and neighbouring provinces to strengthen the prevention of Porcine Syndrome known as blue-ear disease in pigs.