Vietnam’s northern province of Hung Yen is famous for its longans, with a total growing area covering 4,300 hectares, of which 3,800 hectares are now being harvested.

Startup with 3,000 chickens

(HBO) - "Starting up my own business from 3,000 chickens, sometimes, I felt exhausted due to diseases, unstable prices, but with my determination, I have stayed well..." - Mr. Nguyen Dinh Lam, in the Village 3 / 2B, Thanh Lap Commune (Luong Son) shared this when taking us to visit the "silver billion" farm model of his family.

Replicating the model of chili cultivation for export in Lac Thuy district

(HBO) - In 2017, the District People's Committee assigned the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development to coordinate with An Lac Commune to exploit 5 hectares of horn chillis F1 hybrid No.20, which has linkage in production and consumption of products under the Project of Linking production and consumption of chilli and pumpkin to ensure food safety in Lac Thuy district in the period of 2017-2018. The model has initially brought efficiency and is now replicating more in the area.

Secretary of Hoa Binh Party Committee Bui Van Tinh visits pig farming in Ky Son district

(HBO) – Secretary of the Party Committee of Hoa Binh province Bui Van Tinh has recently visited a large-scale pig farming model in Quoc village, Phu Minh commune, Ky Son district, to learn firsthand about the production here.

Vietnam should take action to prevent external economic shocks

The global economy is becoming uncertain and unpredictable while the Vietnamese economy is increasingly open in terms of capital flows, trade and prices. This fact requires Vietnam to remain steadfast in maintaining macroeconomic stability and enhancing the capacity to deal with external shocks.

Phuc Tien commune reduces poverty and improves income through lemongrass cultivation

(HBO) - where there is vacant land, there is lemongrass. Up to now, lemongrass is not the key crop to help people in Phuc Tien commune (Ky Son) get rich. However, lemongrass has helped people improve their income much. This is the confirmation of Mr. Nguyen Cuong Bien, the Vice Chairman of Phuc Tien Commune People's Committee when sharing about local models of planting lemongrass in the local area.

Deeper integration into global value chain

Exports have continued to be a spotlight in the economic picture this year. However, it requires sound strategies from enterprises and State management agencies to make Vietnamese exports closely connected to global value chains and have higher added values towards sustainable export growth.

Noong Luong plants off seasonal cabbages

(HBO) - Noong Luong commune was the first area being selected by Mai Chau district to experiment with the model of cabbage growing in the direction of food safety and consumption linkage.

Efficiency from the forestry development project

(HBO) - Forestry Development Project of Hoa Binh province (Kfw7) was implemented from 2006 to August 2017 with funding capital from German Bank for Reconstruction and non-refundable grant aid from German Government, the Reciprocal of Vietnam Government with the long-term goal of "To contribute to the sustainable management of natural resources through planting, managing, forest protection and biodiversity conservation." The project was implemented in the area of Kim Boi, Ky Son, Luong Son, Lac Son districts and Hoa Binh city with a total capital of over 113 billion VND.

“Yen Thuy youngsters join hands in building new-style rural areas” contest 2018

(HBO) – The Standing Committee of the Youth Union of Yen Thuy district has successfully organised the "Yen Thuy youngsters join hands in building new-style rural areas” contest in 2018.

Ho Chi Minh City boosts science and technology cooperation with Laos

Permanent Vice Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee, Le Thanh Liem, hosted a reception in the city, on August 14, for a delegation of the Ministry of Science and Technology of Laos led by Deputy Minister, Sundara Sourioudong.

Optimistic about economic prospects in remaining months of 2018

The beginning of the third quarter of 2018 is the time when financial institutions and organisations produce forecasts for Vietnam's economic growth for the second half of 2018 and the whole year, in addition to offering recommendations on policies and governance.

Hoa Binh Clean Water Company to divest all State capital

(HBO) – Hoa Binh Clean Water joint Stock Company is conducting State capital divestment. Most of the share offering sessions have attracted particular interest from investors. So far, the company has divested 60 percent of the State shares and the process is expected to be completed in 2018.

Regional minimum wage to increase by 5.3% in 2019

The 2019 regional minimum wage will be increased by 5.3% on average, equivalent to between VND160,000 (US$6.88) and VND200,000 (US$8.6) depending on each region, the lowest wage increase level so far.

Hoa Binh honours taxpayers in 2017

(HBO) - The Taxation Department of Hoa Binh province held a conference to honour 72 organisations and individuals who have well implemented tax policies and laws in 2017. Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Bui Van Khanh attended the event.

Hung Yen needs to reasonably zone for longan: Deputy PM

Hung Yen needs to reasonably mark off areas for the cultivation of longan and pay attention to the production, processing and consumption of the provincial specialty, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue stressed at a trade promotion conference for the fruit and other farm produce of the Red River Delta province held on August 12.

Lac Thuy district to exploit sustainable poverty reduction

(HBO) - Implementing the Project of restructuring the agriculture sector in the direction of increasing added value and sustainable development associated with building new rural areas, in the spring season of 2017, the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of Lac Thuy District in collaboration with the International Agricultural Seedling joint Stock Company is implementing the linking model of producing and consuming Bac Huong 9 rice seedlings.

Economy shows signs of losing momentum: expert

Vietnam’s economy grew at a fast pace in the first half of 2018 compared to the previous years, but there are indications that it is losing momentum – a problem not only in the last half of the year but also in 2019 and 2020.

Ky Son district delightedly implements the movement of farmers doing good production and business

(HBO) - Overcoming difficulties due to natural disaster, the atmosphere of urge recovery of the production is going on, especially in the downstream communes of Da river, such as Hop Thanh and Hop Thinh, etc.

Lac Thuy district promotes production chains

(HBO) – Building agricultural production models connected in chains is considered a new way to help farmers sustainably improve their products’ value. To restructure local agriculture towards higher added value and sustainable development, Lac Thuy district has issued many mechanisms and policies to encourage production chains with contracts between businesses and farmers, cooperative groups and cooperatives.

"Brightening" with the movement of farmers doing good production and business

(HBO) - Over 97% of the farmers in Thanh Lap Commune (Luong Son District) joined the Association and always brighten the flame of the "Farmers doing good production and business” movement.

Tan Lac district towards market economy

(HBO) - Many specialities of Hoa Binh have reached the market and captured the trust of consumers thanks to their excellent quality and brand value.

Vietnam approves sustainable smart city development plan

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved the sustainable smart city development plan for the 2018-2025 period and beyond towards 2030 with a view to improving the lives of city residents.

Hoa Binh: Man gets rich by farming

(HBO) – With more than 10 years of experience in farming, Tran Van Minh from Diem Tong hamlet, Lien Son commune (Luong Son district) is owning a property that any farmer dreams of.

Industry 4.0 technologies applied in agriculture in Lac Thuy district

(HBO) – Nearly all crops in Hoa Binh province are currently cultivated outdoor using traditional methods which lack disease and fertilization control processes, resulting in unqualified and low-value products. In that context, the Hoa Binh GAP Co. Ltd, based in Thanh Ha township of Lac Thuy district, has launched a project on building net houses for organic honeydew and vegetable farming.