Of which, provinces in the Mekong Delta grew more than 1.53 million hectares of rice, down 30,000 hectares, with an estimated rice production of 8.7 million tons of paddy, up 31,000 tons. On May 29, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development cooperated with the People’s Committee of Dong Thap Province to hold a conference to evaluate the results of the production of this summer-autumn rice crop and deploy the plan for the autumn-winter and winter rice crops in Southern provinces. So far, farmers have grown more than 1 million hectares of rice in the summer-autumn rice crop, accounting for 62.21 percent of the plan; of which, Mekong Delta provinces grew 967,847 hectares of rice and have harvested 53,223 hectares, accounting for 5.5 percent of the rice-growing area. It is expected that from now to September, provinces in the Mekong Delta will finish harvesting the summer-autumn rice crop. The calculation shows that after subtracting the amount of rice for domestic … [Read more...] about Summer-autumn rice production in Southern provinces exceeds 9.1 million tons
How to make good rice
A trip to Hoi An is incomplete without visitors trying Ba Buoi chicken rice which has become somewhat of a trademark for its unique recipe and special taste. In this dish, chicken is torn into small pieces and mixed with chopped herbs and sliced onions to form a salad. It is then served with rice that is cooked in a mixture of chicken broth and fish sauce, serving to create a sweet, salty, sour, and spicy taste. (Photo: Quynhanh23) … [Read more...] about Must-try street food options for a day trip to Hoi An
The GSO said the total import and export turnover during the reviewed period dropped by 2.8% to US$196.84 billion in comparison to the same period from last year. Elsewhere the five-month period saw the export turnover of goods in the domestic sector enjoy an increase of 10.4% to US$33.3 billion, while the foreign invested sector grossed approximately US$66.06 billion, representing a decline of 6.9% on-year and accounting for 66.5% of the total export turnover figure. … [Read more...] about Nation racks up US$1.9 billion trade surplus over five-month period
Deputy FM Trung asked the Chinese side to continue facilitating and coordinating with Vietnam to accelerate customs clearance for goods at land border gates. He suggested some specific measures such as designating border gates for the trade of fruit and food, first of all the Lao Cai-Hekou railway border gate, increasing the number of cargo trains specializing in transporting farm produce imported from Vietnam, and extending the hours for customs clearance at border gates. … [Read more...] about General secretaries of Committee for Vietnam–China Bilateral Cooperation hold online meeting
Frank Bochmann is seen in a photo he provided Tuoi Tre News. Saebel: Vietnam’s tourism sector has been tragically affected by the outbreak of COVID-19. Airlines, hotels, restaurants, laundry facilities, amusement parks, transport companies, tour operators, and homestay owners have all seen their business come to a standstill. The loss of revenue and livelihoods for Vietnamese employees and entrepreneurs alike in all spheres is devastating and the real effects will only be seen as savings and cash funds dry up. … [Read more...] about How should Vietnam prepare for post-pandemic tourism recovery?