Scene at the conference on Vietnam-Taiwan agricultural development on August 27 (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Fifteen outstanding youths from Taiwan (China) are in Vietnam to take part in a Vietnam-Taiwan agricultural development exchange, which runs from August 27 to September 1. The young people had surpassed 200 candidates at home to represent Taiwanese farmers with the aim of either establishing a business, transferring technologies, or distributing products in Vietnam. They are competent in agro-forestry-fishery practices with diverse knowledge on agribusiness, organic farming, and agricultural medicine. While in Vietnam, the delegation is scheduled to visit the Vietnam National University of Agriculture, the Fruit and Vegetable Research Institute, the National Institute of Animal Sciences, and the Research Institute for Aquaculture No.1, among other agro-forestry-fishery research establishments. These trips aim to help them understand Vietnam’s … [Read more...] about Taiwanese youths seek agricultural opportunities in Vietnam
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U.S Gen X Energy Company is an enterprise which is learning about investment opportunities in a liquefied natural gas (LNG) project with a total capital of over US$ 6 billion. Deputy PM Dung affirmed that the United States is considered as one of the leading important partners of Vietnam. Over the past time, the two countries effectively developed the comprehensive partnership based on bilateral, regional and global levels, especially focusing on trade and investment cooperation. In the energy sector, both sides signed a memorandum of cooperation and had cooperation mechanisms and dialogues with a purpose of strengthening mutual cooperation. Currently, Vietnam continues to review, balance supply and demand, structure of power sources in the direction of diversifying sources of raw materials for electricity production. In addition to development of the renewable energy, the Southeast Asian country will also develop energy sources from LNG to gradually replace other energy … [Read more...] about U.S enterprises learn about natural gas investment opportunities in Vietnam
Workers at Hau River Food Company in the southern province of Can Tho load rice for export. The total rice export volume and value in the first ten months of this year reached 5.56 million tonnes and US$2.43 billion. — VNA/VNS Photo Dinh Hue Vietnamese rice producers and exporters needed to focus on quality and supplying products that were in demand, rather than simply looking at quantity, according to the Agricultural Products Processing and Development Department under the Ministry of Agriculture and Development (MARD). The total rice export volume and value in the first ten months of this year reached 5.56 million tonnes and US$2.43 billion, respectively. The figures represented a rise of 6.1 per cent in volume and a drop of 9.1 per cent in value compared to the same period in 2018. Viet Nam’s five per cent broken rice is now fetching $350 per tonne, the highest level in the past two months, but still lower than that of India ($365-370 per tonne) and Thailand ($395-400 … [Read more...] about Rice quality key to exports
Cost and technology are the top concerns for shrimp farmers when investing in renewable energy, Tran Van Dau, a farmer in Ca Mau Province, said. Shrimp farmers are looking for a model integrating solar panels with motors used to aerate their ponds. — VNS Photos Ngoc Diep Dau, 59, deputy head of the Hung My Co-operative in the province’s Cai Nuoc District, was one of many shrimp farmers and executives of seafood processing companies in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta who attended a recent conference in Bac Lieu Province on the use of renewable energy in the shrimp industry. He said that the increase in electricity prices and sudden power cuts were affecting shrimp farming. "Electricity costs farmers VND50-200 million (US$2,150-8,600) per hectare of pond per crop, or 10 per cent of their total expenses." “Renewable energy usage in shrimp farming could help reduce electricity costs and protect from the high risk of power shortages in the coming years,” Dau said. … [Read more...] about Mekong Delta shrimp farmers take baby steps towards renewable energy
They are willing to spend a significant amount on a "home" that they deem worth living, meeting the strict standards of landscaping, architecture, and a myriad others. King Palace promises to be a proud symbol of the thriving residential community with shared philosophies, businesses, and pleasures in life. At King Palace, residents can not only find an ideal living space but also create sincere and genuine relationships. The opportunity to join the King Palace community is rare, especially when the project has only 410 apartments for sale, with an area of 82-259 square metres, including two-, three-, five-, and six-bedrooms for owners who would love to have ample living space. In the heart of the capital, with an increasingly crowded area, it is difficult to find a project with large apartments like King Palace. Real estate connoisseurs point out that King Palace is an authentic "high-end" property, with limited units available for truly worthy owners. King … [Read more...] about Why is King Palace perceived as a high-end project of the capital?