No doubt about that. We have to resume the traditional pig raising practice by small households to meet our people’s consumption as well as for pork-export. But with lessons learned from the recent swine fever, we have to re-organise the pig raising practice in a production chain among pig raising households, co-operatives, enterprises and others. By doing so, it will help us to prevent and control epidemics and retrieve the products’ origin. This is the best way to achieve a sustainable pig raising practice for all stakeholders involved in the production chain. … [Read more...] about When will the pig raising restore to normal?
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Hanoi (VNA) – The High Representative of the European Union (EU) for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Josep Borrell Fontelles has invited Vietnam to send peacekeeping officers to join the EU training mission in Central Africa Republic. The request was made in a letter that Deputy Managing Director for Asia and the Pacific in the European External Action Service (EEAS) Paola Pampaloni handed over to Deputy Defence Minister Nguyen Chi Vinh at their meeting in Hanoi on February 18. Vinh noted that the defence cooperation between Vietnam and the EU has received attention from both sides, as seen in the signing of the agreement on the establishment of a framework for Vietnam’s participation in crisis management activities of the EU (named the Framework Participation Agreement (FPA)) in October 2019. According to the Vietnamese official, along with the Vietnam – EU Comprehensive Partnership and Cooperation Framework Agreement (PCA),the … [Read more...] about Vietnam invited to join EU training mission in Central Africa Republic
Singapore (VNA) - Singapore will roll out a new stay-home notice for its residents and long-term pass holders returning from mainland China as part of efforts to respond to the acute respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus (COVID-19). They will be required to stay at home at all times for 14 days, according to Minister of National Development Lawrence Wong. He said the new scheme will take effect from 23:59 on February 18, and apply to all returnees with recent travel history to China, outside of Hubei province, within the last 14 days. This will be stricter than the current leave of absence (LOA), which allow those returning to leave their homes briefly for their meals or to buy household supplies. The stay-home notice is given in the context that there are a substantial number of Singaporean nationals and long-term pass holders still in China, and they will come bank to Singapore in the coming time. Wong said the measure is suitable at present as it will help reduce … [Read more...] about Singapore, Thailand strengthen measures to cope with COVID-19 outbreak
The head delegates assessed the outcomes of the just-concluded ADSOM Working Group’s meeting and continued to discuss and reach agreement on several matters, including the issue of a thematic statement on the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the ceremony to mark the 10th anniversary of the ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting Plus (ADMM Plus), and the first international defence exhibition in Vietnam. The officers also further discussed documents, contents and preparations for ASEAN defence conferences and cooperation activities in the time ahead, particularly the ADMM Retreat to take place on February 19. Representatives of ADSOM delegations appreciated Vietnam’s preparation for the ADMM Retreat, and expressed their belief in the success of the ADM … [Read more...] about ASEAN 2020: ADSOM heads meet to prepare for ADMM Retreat