local farmers
Many consumers shun vegetables, fruit at markets, buy organic instead

23:38 09/10/2014

Believing that they are unsafe for health, many people are now reluctant to eat fruit and vegetables.

4,500 hectares of forest lost in Dak Nong in last five years

23:29 01/10/2014

As many as 4,500 hectares of forest and forestland under the management of the Truong Xuan Forestry Company in Dak Nong Province have been cleared in the last five years.

A day in Trai Mat

17:04 24/09/2014

It might be an interesting experience for tourists to be a gardener at Trai Mat, an outskirt area which is 8km away from Da Lat City.

Hydroelectric plant in Laos puts local farmers under tenterhooks

17:23 27/08/2014

Farmers in the Mekong Delta have raised their voice against hydroelectric plants developed on the Mekong River in Laos, saying that those projects would cause huge difficulties for them in cultivation, fish farming and flood...

Binh Hung Island - a blue paradise off Cam Ranh

13:25 19/08/2014

If someone looks for a primitive landscape to relax or discover the untouched beauty of nature, Binh Hung Island off Cam Ranh City is highly recommended.

Clean cashew nut material area to be built in Dong Nai

15:43 13/08/2014

Food processor Donafoods in southern Dong Nai province had worked with Germany's Thailand-based Target Co.

Illegal mining increases in Quang Nam after gold factories close

10:25 05/08/2014

After Bersa Vietnam suspended operations on July 23 at the Phuoc Son and Bong Mieu mine sites in the central province of Quang Nam, illegal gold mining has increased at the sites.

Vietnamese specialties sold at knock-down prices, farmers feel self-pity

18:12 23/07/2014

Despite their industrious work and great efforts, Vietnamese farmers remain poor. Their farm produce, including specialties, are purchased at knock-down prices.

Dutch dairy producer begins project in Ha Nam

09:14 17/07/2014

The Netherland-based FrieslandCampina Vietnam company on July 16 kick-started the construction of a project on expanding large-scale dairy farms in the northern province of Ha Nam, the first financed by the dairy producer.

Finance ministry mulls rubber export tax break

09:07 06/07/2014

The Ministry of Finance is considering scrapping the rubber export tax with the aim of removing difficulties for companies amid falling latex prices and declining exports.


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