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Pepper farmers in Vietnam switch to other crops as price declines

Many pepper farmers in the southern province of Binh Phuoc have switched to other crops to improve their income amid declining pepper prices and disease outbreaks.

Doctors warn about disease outbreaks as heat wave continues in Vietnam

Doctors have warned of potential disease outbreaks during the on-going heat wave in the northern and central region.


Flood-hit areas prepare for disease outbreaks

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health warned yesterday that flooding and rains in central and northern provinces could trigger disease outbreaks.

Health sector must be on guard

Associate Professor Tran Dac Phu, director general of the Department of Preventive Medicine, under the Ministry of health speaks to Viet Nam News Agency about his department’s readiness to cope with disease outbreaks.

Delta rice yields fall on diseases

 VietNamNet Bridge – Farmers in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta have begun harvesting the year’s third rice crop, but face low yields even as prices have been pushed down by export difficulties.

Step up efforts to ensure food safety for Tet holiday: Government

 VietNamNet Bridge – Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam yesterday, Jan 2, said the nation must increase efforts to improve food safety, especially as the Tet holiday draws near.