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GM crops targeted to make up 30-50% of cultivation

07:45 06/10/2014

The Government wants to start cultivating new strains of genetically-modified (GM) crops next year with a target to expand the area under cultivation of GM crops to between 30% and 50% of the total farmland by 2020, said an...

Women battle with tradition of inequality

10:59 05/10/2014

Be Thu Huong, 32, gave up her job due to her husband's insistence that she stays home and cares for their son.

VN assesses dam impact on Mekong

19:26 26/09/2014

Viet Nam held its first national preliminary consultation seminar in Can Tho yesterday to assess the impact of the construction of the Don Sahong hydropower plant on the Mekong River in Laos.

Dam impact on Mekong Delta assessed

14:54 26/09/2014

Vietnam held its first national preliminary consultation seminar in Can Tho on September 25 to assess the impact of the construction of the Don Sahong hydropower plant on the Mekong River in Laos.

Most would give up wildlife products

15:14 09/09/2014

Most Hanoians were willing to use alternatives to wildlife products if they were available and proven to be effective, according to a survey released yesterday (Sept 8) by the Viet Nam Academy of Social Sciences' Institute of...

Hanoians care for giving up wildlife products

15:03 09/09/2014

Most Hanoians were willing to use alternatives to wildlife products if they were available and proven to be effective, according to a survey released on September 8 by the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences' Institute of...

US imposes anti-dumping duty on VN steel pipe

11:42 30/08/2014

The US International Trade Commission (USITC) formally imposed anti-dumping duties on oil country tubular goods (OCTG) imported from a number of countries, including Vietnam, the Vietnam Competition Authority (VCA) has announced..

Focus should be on reducing prostitution's harm to society

15:30 17/08/2014

Chung A, former vice chairman of the Viet Nam National Committee for Prevention and Control of AIDS, told newspaper Nong thon Ngay nay (Countryside Today) that prostitution needs to be under control.

New minimum wage raises insurance and production costs, businesses complain

14:23 12/08/2014

This year's minimum-wage hike has met opposition from many in the business community.

Evaluating climate change effects on Vietnamese kids

17:06 20/06/2014

A seminar was organised in Hanoi on June 20 to discuss the negative impact caused by climate change and natural disasters on Vietnamese children.

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