International School Award training course launched

15:07 | 26/02/2014 Economy- Society

(VEN) - An International School Award (ISA) training course was launched from February 17-19 in the northern port city of Hai Phong attracting 140 leaders and teachers of more than 30 schools in Hanoi, Hai Phong and Quang Ninh.
Preventing avian influenza A (H7N9) virus

15:30 | 25/02/2014 Economy- Society

(VEN) - Avian influenza A (H7N9) virus has been discovered near to the Vietnamese border. Apart from taking drastic measures including prevention of poultry smuggling across the border and preparing plans to cope with a potential outbreak, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development was calling for the support and cooperation in epidemic control from international organizations.
Governmental food and consumer website inaugurated

09:24 | 24/02/2014 Economy- Society

(VEN) - The governmental portal (chinhphu.vn) together with the National Institute for Food Control (NIFC) and the Vnet Joint Stock Company launched the website http://thucphamvatieudung.chinhphu.vn on food and the V-True goods verification system on February 18.
The US announces small-scale support program

09:12 | 24/02/2014 Economy- Society

(VEN) - Phase 1 of the Small-scale Support Program for the fiscal year 2014 would provide a maximum US$20,000 for Vietnamese non-governmental organizations in order for them to develop projects in areas of education, culture, sport and society.
Vietnamese Tra fish to face big challenges

08:09 | 24/02/2014 Economy- Society

(VEN) - The US Congress recently adopted Farm Bill 2013, increasing difficulties for Vietnamese Tra fish exports to this potential market.
Competing with Chinese businesses: Excluding price factor

09:11 | 23/02/2014 Economy- Society

(VEN) - Chinese products benefit from advantages such as cheap prices and diverse designs. Therefore, to compete with Chinese businesses, Vietnamese companies must be creative.
Arrowroot vermicelli helps reduce poverty in Binh Lieu

14:09 | 21/02/2014 Economy- Society

(VEN) - Arrowroot vermicelli is one of Binh Lieu’s most popular food specialties.
Vinacomin Mine Rescue Center applies effective solutions

15:26 | 20/02/2014 Economy- Society

(VEN) - With the goal of becoming a reliable safety mainstay for miners, the Vietnam National Coal - Mineral Industries Group (Vinacomin) Mine Rescue Center has constantly strived to overcome difficulties, develop internal resources, promote the comprehensive aspects of work, implement good inspection and incident prevention, and effectively ensure mine safety.
Economic growth attached with strong restructuring

14:07 | 20/02/2014 Economy- Society

(VEN) - Last year, Ha Giang Province suffered many natural disasters which affected business activities and people’s lives. Despite local party committees and authorities at different levels resolved urgent issues and adopted many policies to boost economic development and ensure social security, including tying economic growth with economic and investment restructuring, particularly in agricultural and forestry production. Vietnam Economic News’ Huong Thu talked with Ha Giang’s member of the central party and provincial party committee secretary Trieu Tai Vinh about the issue.
Agricultural development ensures sustainable economy

10:22 | 20/02/2014 Economy- Society

(VEN) - Vietnam’s agricultural sector plays a critical role in the economy. In the context of the global economic crisis, natural disasters and climate change, food security has become more necessary. Therefore, agricultural development strategies adopted by the government has contributed to ensuring the sustainability of Vietnam’s economy. However, contribution and development of the agricultural sector have not been commensurate with potential.
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