The city has supported localities in building large-scale rice farming and encouraged businesses to expand distribution networks in the domestic market and exports. Hanoi is promoting sustainable rice production as a key solution to meet the growing demand for domestic consumption and exports. A delegate of the Hanoi's Department of Agricultural and Rural Development inspects organic farming production at Thach That District. Photo: Anh Ngoc Organic rice farming in Dong Phu Commune, Chuong My District, is considered one of the examples of rice production under the value chain. The Director of the Dong Phu Organic Agricultural Cooperative Trinh Thi Nguyet said from the original area of five hectares, the cooperative has now expanded its production area to 40 hectares. “The entire crop harvested would be later processed and distributed to other provinces/cities, as well as for exports,” Nguyet told The Hanoi Times . According to Nguyet, prices of … [Read more...] about Hanoi promotes sustainable rice production
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One-third of the number of large-scale enterprises in Hanoi have invested in high-tech agriculture. Hanoi has been promoting the application of hi-tech models to farming in an effort to build up supply-production chains connecting cities and provinces nationwide. Hanoi has 22 cooperatives applying high technology. Photo: kinhtedothi.vn The capital city has developed 160 hi-tech farming models in the outskirt districts of Me Linh, Gia Lam, Thuong Tin, Dong Anh, Thanh Oai, and Dan Phuong, in which nine enterprises specializing in livestock, aquaculture, preliminary processing - consumption of agricultural products including CP, Dabaco, CJ Vietnam, Minh Long, Hanoi Cattle Breeding JSC, and others are investing in high tech agriculture in the city. Director of the Hanoi Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Sub-Department Nguyen Ngoc Son told a conference on May 25 in Hanoi that the situation of livestock and poultry diseases has been complicated and unpredictable … [Read more...] about Hanoi promotes application of hi-tech farming models
The Hanoi government will improve mechanisms and policies to encourage the participation of the private sector in the field of high-tech agriculture. Hanoi needs to remove two barriers of capital and land to attract businesses to invest in high-tech agriculture, according to local media. Applying high-tech in agriculture is inevitable for the capital city’s farming sector, especially in face of the Industrial Revolution 4.0 which has strong impacts on socio-economic life. In order to remove the agricultural development hindrance, the Hanoi government has implemented a number of solutions such as providing businesses, cooperatives, cooperative groups, farms, and households with money from the city's funds for processing and conservation of high-tech agricultural products. Tending hydroponic vegetables at Duc Phat High-tech Agricultural Cooperative (Thanh Tri district). Photo: Ba Hoat In particular, under the Hanoi Agricultural Sector’s restructuring plan … [Read more...] about Hanoi needs to remove barriers to develop high-tech agriculture
Lotte Hotel in Hanoi was voted the best hotel in Vietnam, according to the annual 2022 ranking compiled by the U.S. online booking site Tripadvisor, based on millions of reviews and opinions collected. Situated on the upper part of a 65-floor building in the downtown area near Hanoi's iconic tourist destinations, the hotel has 235 standard rooms and 83 suites with each offering a panoramic view of the capital. It also has a fitness center, outdoor swimming pool, basketball court, kids play center, and 24-hour gym service. The lowest price for a night's stay is VND2.23 million ($96.45). Vinpearl Discovery Ha Tinh in Loc Ha District of north-central Ha Tinh Province came second in the list. This upscale resort along Xuan Hai Beach is 19 kilometers from Huong Tich Pagoda, a vast mountainside temple complex and popular spiritual site. It has 42 well-equipped rooms featuring private pools and offering views of long, … [Read more...] about Top 10 Vietnam hotels selected by Tripadvisor
Kevin Coppel, Asia-Pacific managing director (left ) and Christine Li, Asia-Pacific head of research for Knight Frank in Singapore When the US-China trade tensions bubbled over in 2018, corporates found it increasingly difficult to carry out business in China due to sourcing uncertainties and rising costs. This trend only worsened in the face of the pandemic and resulting border closures. Businesses responded by pursuing opportunities to set up bases outside of China while still retaining a stake in one of the world’s strongest economies. The China+1 strategy thus emerged. It is based on diversifying its supply base into other countries in order to minimise the risk of disruptions arising from geopolitical tensions, trade wars and tariffs, as well as rising labour costs. These companies are not abandoning China but rather giving themselves options, enjoying the best of what China and other economies have to offer. In pursuit of the China+1 strategy, the spotlight is naturally … [Read more...] about Will Vietnam become a big geopolitical beneficiary?