(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.

Vietnam posts nearly US$5 billion worth of wood exports in seven months

The export revenue of wood and wooden products was estimated at US$4.8 billion in the first seven months of this year, an increase of 11.6% compared to the same period in 2017, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has announced.

Nearly 5 billion USD in FDI poured into HCM City

The southern economic hub of Ho Chi Minh City attracted more 4.69 billion USD in foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first seven months of 2018, a year-on-year rise of 70.5 percent.

Seven-month retail sales boosted by growing consumption demand

Besides the impressive growth of the index of industrial production, trade and service activities were also bustling in the first seven months of this year due to increasing consumption demand.

Cao Phong district develops orange orchard tourism

(HBO) –Since the first Cao Phong Orange Festival was held successfully, Cao Phong orange brand has gained a firm foothold in the market. With its typical flavour and quality farming, the specialty fruit of Muong Thang land has become popular, meaning that more and more tourists seek to visit orange orchards, opening up a new orientation to local ecotourism.

Vietnam among world’s top recipients of ODA, soft loans

Vietnam has received 80 billion USD in official development assistance (ODA) and preferential loans since 1993, becoming one of the largest ODA recipients in the world, said Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh.

Farmers of Yen Thuy district compete in good production and business

(HBO) – The household of Ms. Bui Thi Vinh, in Zone 1, Hang Tram town is the typical example in the emulation movement of good production and business among farmers in Yen Thuy district. From the model of fruit trees planting combined with breeding cows, her family has a stable income of 600-700 million VND per year.

Ky Son District achieves the effectiveness of the National Targeted Program for Poverty Reduction

(HBO)- In recent years, the task of poverty reduction in Ky Son district has achieved remarkable results.

Production – business movement creates far-reaching impact

(HBO) – Despite living in a mountainous district facing various economic difficulties, members of the elderly association in Mai Chau district always strive to reinforce their "Old age – Good Role Model” movement in contribution to the local socio-economic development.

Hoa Binh: 200 new enterprises set up in first six months

(HBO) – As many as 200 businesses were set up in the northwestern province of Hoa Binh in the first six months of the year, representing a rise of 20.47 percent year-on-year. The combined registered capital of those firms amounted to 2.8 trillion VND (121.34 million USD), up 169.67 percent.

Thuong Tien village develops beekeeping for honey

(HBO) - Taking advantage of available resources, in recent years, more and more households in Thuong Tien Commune (Kim Boi) have developed the career of beekeeping for honey and brought high economic efficiency

The change in the maize area of Cao Son

HBO) - Since the introduction of hybrid maize into Cao Son soil area (Da Bac district) and when it has become the key crop, the lives of local people have changed dramatically.

Japanese firms demand Vietnam’s skilled workforce: JETRO Chairman

Japanese enterprises in Vietnam are looking to employ a large number of high-quality staff, revealed Hiroyuki Ishige, Chairman and CEO of the Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO).

Workshop discusses sustainable marine development in Vietnam

Experts in marine studies and representatives from central and local authorities concerned with the marine environment gathered at a workshop in Hanoi on July 19 to discuss ways to boost the sustainable development of Vietnam’s aquatic resources.

Inflation target below 4% may be feasible

Vietnam is expected to successfully keep its inflation rate at under 4% this year, despite great pressures from price increases to a series of items in the country until the year’s end.

The popular fame of J02 Da Bac rice

(HBO) - J02 is originated Japanese rice that was brought to the highland areas of Da Bac district. With suitable climate and soil favorable conditions, the rice is of excellent quality, not only sticky and fragrant, but also bold taste to eaters.

Binh Duong’s GRDP grows 7 percent in six months

The southern province of Binh Duong recorded a year-on-year growth rate of 7 percent in gross regional domestic product (GRDP) between January and June, according to the provincial People’s Committee.

International pharmaceutical exhibition opens in Da Nang

Vietnamese and international medical and pharmaceutical products are on display at the Medi-Pharm Danang 2018 international exhibition which opened in the central city of Da Nang on July 18.

The efficiency from the model of passion planting in Tan Vinh commune

(HBO) - From 5 hectares of trial plantation, which was supported with finance capital and technical investment by Nafoods Passion joint Stock Company (Nghe An, up to now, the local people of Tan Vinh commune (Luong Son) has expanded to 12.5 hectares, mainly in the villages of Coi and Rut. This model opens up a new direction in changing the crop structure of the people living here.

Vietnam, India boost cooperation in apparel industry

Boosting cooperation between Vietnam and India in the garment and textile sector will be one of the priorities in efforts to raise bilateral trade value to US$ 15 billion by 2020, said Parvathaneni Harish, Indian Ambassador to Vietnam.