Although full-year inflation will probably be contained at less than 4%, the average consumer price index (CPI) in the first nine months of 2018 was already 3.57%, putting the efforts to curb inflation in the remainder of the year under even greater pressure.

Tan Lac district prioritises farm produce brand building

(HBO) – After the chayote of Tan Lac district obtained a collective mark in September 2016, local red pomelo was honoured with the recognition in December 2017. This year, the district has worked to help Nam Son tangerine earn the title.

Developing economy to speed up new-style rural area building

HBO – Developing the economy and increasing locals’ income are always considered a core target and a level for other criteria in the new-style rural area building programme at Thuong Bi commune in Kim Boi district.

Programme launched to boost consumption of Vietnamese goods

The fourth "Vietnamese Goods Identification - Proud of Vietnamese Goods” programme 2018 will enter a new period of development, with the focus on promoting linkages between producers and distributers for product and market development.

Bringing rattan and bamboo knitting to Da Bac highland District

(HBO) – It seems that almost of the local people in Doan Ket residential area, Da Bac town know Ms. Dinh Thi Khanh. Since April 2018, she was mobilized to become the Party Secretary of Tien Phong commune Party Committee - one of the disadvantaged communes of Da Bac upland district. Many people know her not only in her work position but also as a person of merit in bringing down the rattan and bamboo knitting in the lowland to the mountainous district with many difficulties.

Nieng Hamlet makes efforts to reduce poverty and improve income

(HBO) - After nearly 3 years, we returned to Nieng village, Hung Thi commune (Lac Thuy), which is one of the 36 most difficult villages in the province. We feel a remarkable change in the the rural face, and the local people's lives have been improved significantly.

Residents in Pu Bin commune step up purple garlic cultivation

(HBO) – Each year, once the busy harvest season ends, farmers in Pu Bin commune of Mai Chau district, Hoa Binh province, start preparations to plant purple garlic. Making use of the cool mountainous climate, local residents have expanded the garlic planting area to raise their income.

Bac Son Youths study and follow Uncle Ho''s sayings

(HBO) - Implementing the saying of Uncle Ho: "The Youth will be where needed, and where difficult", on the occasion of the 87th anniversary of the foundation of Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union, the Communal Youth Committee organized the plan, organized the Launching ceremony with the theme "Bac Son youth be creative to build the country".

Cao Son works to fulfill criteria in building new-style rural area

(HBO) – Implementing the national target programme on building new-style rural area, Cao Son commune in Da Bac district, northern mountainous Hoa Binh province, has to date achieved 11 out of 19 criteria. The commune has found it hard to fulfill criteria on income of local people and rate of poor households.

Standard Chartered: Vietnam's economy remains the fastest in ASEAN

Vietnam is likely to remain the fastest-growing ASEAN economy in 2018 and 2019, as in 2017, stated a new report released by Standard Chartered.

The Head of the hamlet persists in bringing Sachi plants to the poor homeland

(HBO) -.Ms. Ha Thi Hanh, the Head of Khang Hamlet, Dich Giao commune (Tan Lac) already met directly the Deputy Director of the company to discuss about the model.

Nine months with the value of industrial production estimated at 23,780 billion VND

(HBO) - According to the evaluation report of the provincial People's Committee, since early this year, the industrial production in the province has maintained a fairly good growth rate. The industrial production index in the past nine months is estimated to increase by 10.36% over the same period last year. The industrial output value is estimated at 23,780 billion VND, increasing by 15.5% in comparison with the same period last year, equal to 75.1% of the plan of this year.

A new direction to get rich from growing red dragon fruit

(HBO) – Thanks to brave transformation of the area of the garden land, unstable rice fields to grow red dragon fruit, Mr. Bui Van Thanh, in Doi Bung 2 village, Dong Lai Commune (Tan Lac) has achieved unexpected results and opened a new direction of rich promising.

Kim Boi unlocks potential to develop agriculture

(HBO) – Kim Boi district has gained many important achievements over the half-term implementation of the Resolution of the district’s 22th Party Congress.

Hoa Binh Biopharm JSC intensifies scientific application in agriculture

(HBO) – Located on a hill in Hoa Nghia Ward, Hoa Binh City, Hoa Binh Biopharm JSC has actively applied science in agriculture, especially medicinal herb farming.

Social policy credit improves livelihood of people in Hoa Binh city

(HBO) – Thanks to preferential credits, policy beneficiaries in the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh have expanded their business and production, built houses and encouraged learning, thus creating more jobs, raising income and contributing to sustainable poverty reduction, along with fulfilling targets of the national target programme of building new-style rural areas in the province.

Transforming the crop structure contributes to improve the income for women in Tan Lac district

(HBO) – Ms. Pham Thi Phuong, the Chairman of the Women Union of Tan Lac district, said: "Bringing annual crops into the area of inefficient rice cultivation in Tan Lac district in the period of 2014-2020" is the policy stated clearly in the Resolution No. 12, April 18, 2014 by the District Party Committee. Implementing the guidelines of the district, the Women Union in the district has effectively carried out the emulation movement of "Women run good economy, positively transforming the structure of plants and animals effectively", thereby, this can bring stable income and improve the living conditions for the families of the members of Women Union.

Vietnam attracts US$25.37 billion FDI capital in nine months

Vietnam has attracted US$25.37 billion worth of FDI capital in the first nine months of this year, or 99.6% of last year’s figure, the Foreign Investment Agency (FIA), under the Ministry of Planning and Investment, has announced.

Luong Son district looks to sustainable organic vegetable farming

(HBO) - Growing vegetables under international standards without using pesticides or chemical fertilisers is a sustainable direction for farming households in Luong Son district, generating higher and more stable incomes.

Minister: Economic shake-up crucial for fulfilling socio-economic targets

Economic restructuring should be channelled more specifically to realise the socio-economic targets set by the National Assembly, not only for 2018 but also for the following years, said Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung.

Prime Minister reviews socio-economic development of Lang Son

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc held a working session with the leaders of Lang Son province to review the implementation of the province’s socio-economic development tasks.

Organizing to plant 2 hectares of VietGAP vegetables

(HBO) - Tam Hoa Service and Development Cooperative, Tan Son Commune (Mai Chau) was selected to grow VietGAP vegetables under the project of linking production and consumption of safe vegetables with the size of 10 hectares.

The career of driftwood, stone sculpture of Lam Son

(HBO) -. The handicraft village is located along National Highway 6, in the area of Doan Ket Hamlet,which is not far from the headquarters of Lam Son Commune People's Committee (Luong Son District). Many products of handicrafts, impressive scenery stones are on the display in many production firms.

Vietnamese Goods Fair kicks off in Hanoi

The Vietnamese Goods Fair kicked off in Hanoi on September 22, featuring 300 stalls by 200 firms from Hanoi, Bac Kan, Tuyen Quang, Quang Tri, Hung Yen and Bac Giang.

Lac Thuy district strives to be new-style rural area by 2021

HBO – Lac Thuy district faced a lot of difficulties when beginning the implementation of the new-style rural area building programme.