(HBO) – The sub-department of agro-forestry-fishery quality management has held a conference in Tan Son commune, Mai Chau district, to review the model linking production and consumption of vegetables following the VietGap practice.

Tan Lac district works to develop safe vegetable farming model

(HBO) – Tan Lac district in the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh is working to remove bottlenecks for safe vegetable production as it has not yet set up any clean vegetable store.

Hoa Binh: outstanding products selected for OCOP programme in 2018-2020 period

(HBO) - Hoa Binh is the first locality in Vietnam to launch the "One Commune, One Product” (OCOP) programme in the period of 2018-2020 under Decision No. 490 / QD-TTg dated on May 7, 2018 by the Prime Minister. This is both challenge and opportunity for the province to consolidate its internal strength and promote economic development in rural areas, thus creating impetus to the implementation of the national target programme on building new-style rural areas in the 2016-2020 period.

Ngoc My commune develops the conical hat making occupation

(HBO) - Over the past years, the authorities of Ngoc My commune (Tan Lac) have deployed many effective production models, creating jobs for laborers, helping to alleviate hunger, reduce poverty and raise their incomes. In particular, the conical hat making occupation have developed well and brought the significant revenue to many families.

Hoa Binh attends agricultural achievement exhibition in Hanoi

(HBO) – The provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development on November 27 attended an exhibition in Hanoi on achievements after ten years implementing the Resolution No.26-NQ-TW on agriculture, farmers and rural areas adopted at the 10th Party Central Committee’s 7th plenum.

Vietnam's Information Security Index revealed

The 2018 Information Security Index of Vietnam was 45.6 percent, a figure at average level, reported by Vietnam Information Security Association (VNISA) in Hanoi on November 30.

Vietnam Business Forum to convene year-end session on December 4: VCCI

The year-end session of the Vietnam Business Forum will convene in Hanoi on December 4, according to the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI).

Da Nang city attracts Japanese enterprises

The central city of Da Nang always appreciates the contributions of Japanese enterprises to its socio-economic achievements in 30 years attracting foreign direct investment (FDI) into Vietnam.

Productivity of Tan Lac red pomelo hits 30 tonnes per ha

(HBO) – Tan Lac district of the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh is home to about 1,046 ha of pomelo, with 395 ha currently ready for harvest. According to estimates of the People’s Committee of the district, productivity of pomelo in the 2018-2019 crop will be lower compared to the same period last year due to impact of natural factors. However, pomelo remains the district’s major plant with the most significant economic values.

Hoa Binh citrus fruit festival, agricultural fair to open on December 11

(HBO) – The citrus fruit festival and agricultural fair 2018 of Hoa Binh province will simultaneously open at the cultural house of Cao Phong district on December 11, according to the provincial People’s Committee.The citrus fruit festival will take place from December 11-12 while the agricultural fair will be held from December 11-15.

Huu Loi Commune with the expectation of growing citrus trees

(HBO) - In the period from 2016 up to now, Huu Loi commune (Yen Thuy district) has expanded over 80 hectares of citrus fruit trees and have harvested about 5.6 hectares. Thereby they can improve their income step by step, improving the living quality of the local people, contributing to promoting local socio-economic development.

Thanh Hoi commune exploits the potential of land and labor

(HBO) Thanh Hoi (Tan Lac) has succeeded in exploiting the potential of land, labor to improve the productivity and people's living standard. Thanh Hoi's identified its main directions for many years. They are agro-forestry production with key crops such as pomelo trees, sugar cane, breeding and the development of secondary industries.

November sees trade deficit of 400 million USD

The General Department of Vietnam Customs said the country had a trade deficit worth 400 million USD in November, equivalent to 1.9 percent of total export value.

Lao Cai border gate economic zone to drive province’s growth

The Lao Cai border economic zone will be developed into an industrial, urban, trade and service hub, serving as a driving force for the growth of the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai, according to the zone’s master plan.

Hoa Binh attends trade promotion conference in Hanoi

(HBO) – As many as 11 businesses and cooperatives from the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh have attended a trade promotion conference in Hanoi which aimed to connect supply and demand between the capital city and other cities and provinces.

Slow equitisation and divestment cause difficulties for attracting private investment

In a bid to attract more investment capital and improve the competitiveness of many state-owned enterprises, the government has been speeding up the equitisation of these enterprises. However, the process still remains at a snail’s pace, making it difficult for private investors and businesses to engage in. Thu Ha reports.

National teleconference spotlights agriculture, farmers, rural areas

The settlement of issues regarding agriculture, farmers and rural areas is an important political task of the entire Party and people until 2020 and the years beyond, said a Party official.

Ky Son district restructures the agriculture mechanism with new rural construction

(HBO) - After 5 years of implementing the restructuring of agriculture, Ky Son district has achieved many important achievements. Its agriculture continues to develop in the direction of commodity production, improving productivity, quality and efficiency; ensuring food security stably. The rural economy is shifted towards increasing the industry, services and occupations; The forms of production organizations continue to innovate.

Five collective product brands owned by the Farmers'' Association

(HBO) - Over the past years, the Farmers' Association levels in the province has propagated its members to access and use the Internet to grasp the market demand for production and consumption, applying scientific technology knowledge in cultivation, animal husbandry. On the other hand, they guide, support to build brand products, synthesize the list of production households, excellent business to provide information to promote, introducing photos, contributing to the consumption of products for farmers.

Wood exports expected to hit 8.85 billion USD this year

Vietnam’s export of wood and wood-based products is projected to reach 8.85 billion USD in 2018, up over 1 billion USD from the 2017 record of 7.7 billion USD.

Fully spread the net for VietGAP orange garden

(HBO) - It is the idea of Mr. Duong Nhu Mung, in Mo gardening house, Binh Thanh commune (Cao Phong). He has conducted an experiment to spread the net for oranges in his garden since July to now. The result is better than expected: the quality of fresh fruits is better, the color is eye - catching, the fruit is all ripe and especially there is a limitation of the fruit falling condition which is common influences from insects and pests.

Midori Company creates sustainable development from occupational health and safety

(HBO) - Midori Apparel Vietnam Hoa Binh Co., Ltd is located in Luong Son Industrial Park, which was established in 2011. It is a 100% foreign direct invested enterprise. The company specializes in manufacturing and processing workwear, casual wear, labor protection equipment and labor safety helmets. The factory of the company has its production scale of 1.3 - 1.5 million products / year, the total area of factory is 30,000 m2. From the time of its establishment, the company has always paid attention to the implementation of the law on occupational safety and health (OSH).

The veterans of Lung Van Commune actively develop their economy

(HBO) - In order to help its members to increase their economic development, in the past time, the Veterans Association of Lung Van commune (Tan Lac) always encourages its members to raise their self-reliance, no tolerance for poverty, emulation of effective production, actively contributing to poverty reduction in the locality.

Inflation target within reach this year

 In spite of strong increases in global oil prices, state-owned establishments and agencies’ wages, as well as school fees upsetting the government’s efforts to rein in inflation, the government’s target of controlling the economy’s inflation rate of below 4% this year is quite feasible.

Finance ministry to simplify 176 administrative procedures

The Ministry of Finance recently issued Decision No.2141/QD-BTC on reducing and simplifying 176 administrative procedures under its management.