In reality, quite many localities and organisations have been successful in resuming their pig raising. So in my opinion, this is tiding news for the Vietnamese animal husbandry industry in the context that the African swine fever has not yet been wiped out completely. — VNS … [Read more...] about When will the pig raising restore to normal?
At present, pork-proportion in the Vietnamese “meat basket” accounts for 70 per cent of all kinds of meat. Based on this calculation, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has considered the need to restructure the livestock production in order to reduce the pressure on pig rearing. It is projected that the Strategy for animal rearing in the period between 2020-30 will soon be approved by the Prime Minister. In the strategy, the number of pig heads nation-wide will be reduced considerably while increasing the raising of other domestic animals and grass gracing animals. This is best way to achieve sustainable development of the Vietnamese livestock breeding. … [Read more...] about When will the pig raising restore to normal?
The Department of Animal Health under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) reported that as of February 11, ten outbreaks of avian influenza caused by the A/H5N6 strain had been reported nationwide. Up to 43,202 poultry had been culled in Hanoi and Bac Ninh, Quang Ninh, Thanh Hoa and Nghe An provinces. … [Read more...] about Minister urges early detection of avian influenza outbreaks
BLUE WAVES: Like other coral reefs in Truong Sa (Spratly) Islands, Da Lon (Discovery Great) Reef has concrete blockhouses surrounded by immense blue water. VNS Photos Hong Minh In my memories, Truong Sa, through the school lessons and stories from adults, is a faraway place somewhere in the middle of the blue sea that we can only see on the map of Vietnam. But it is always an inseparable part of Vietnam. … [Read more...] about A trip to Truong Sa – a destination of attractions and emotions
A gas station employee fills a motorbike with gasoline in HCMC. The General Statistics Office has advised the Government to prevent any pricing hikes for products under its watch to get the full-year inflation rate down to 4% – PHOTO: THANH THOM HCMC – The Government should not raise the prices of any products under its management, especially medicines, fuels and electricity, in the first half of 2020 to keep the full-year inflation rate under control, stated the General Statistics Office (GSO). … [Read more...] about Prices of goods under State watch should be kept unchanged to curb inflation: GSO