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Ministries urged to take actions to prevent Chinese businessmen-cheaters

 VietNamNet Bridge - The local authorities and competent agencies stay irresponsible, while farmers are too greedy for gains. This explains why Chinese still can collect farm produce in Vietnam and trick Vietnamese.

No need for stimulus package, but farmers could use support

VietNamNet Bridge – The Government should offer farmers a support package, deputy director of the National Centre for Socio-economic Information and Forecasting Ta Dinh Xuyen told Nong thon Ngay nay (Countryside Today).

Farmers to learn benefits of genetically modified crops

 VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam must move quickly to simplify complicated procedures and encourage farmers to learn biotechnology techniques in planting domestic crops, particularly in planting genetically modified crops,

Farmers don’t benefit from global fast food chains

 VietNamNet Bridge – The global fast food chains in Vietnam do not intend to use the local materials.

Red onions - The specialty of Ninh Thuan

 In dry weather all year round, the soil in Nhon Hai Commune, Ninh Hai District of Ninh Thuan Province is very suitable for growing various types of onions, particularly red onions, which brings income to the farmers.

Rice areas to cultivate other crops

 VietNamNet Bridge – Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Cao Duc Phat spoke with Thoi bao Kinh Te Viet Nam (Viet Nam Economic Times) about changes in agriculture and rural development in 2014.

Scientists vie for Vietnam's Golden Globe

 VietNamNet Bridge – They work with different sciences, but Vu Duy Hai and Tong Van Hai share an interest in and devotion to humanitarian work.

The vegetable growing village of Phuoc Van

 For hundreds of years, Phuoc Van Commune in Can Duoc District, Long An Province has been famous for vegetable growing.

In pictures: Awaking the potential of the sea

 Endowed by nature with 15km of coast line and a system of criss-crossing rivers, Kim Son District in Ninh Binh Province has great potential for economic development.


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Farmers kill rare wolves to protect livestock

VietNamNet Bridge – A 40-strong pack of wolves thought to be endangered Asiatic wild dogs have come under attack from farmers in northern mountainous Son La Province's Muong Lan Commune trying to protect their livestock.

Businessmen, farmers get bankrupt on false rumors

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam, where information cannot be checked immediately--businesses may fall down just because of rumors. It is estimated rumors cause the damage of hundreds of billions of dong.

Students sent abroad to become… farmers

Hundreds of students are sent abroad every year under the scholarship programs signed between the governments of Vietnam and other countries. Many of them, after the hard learning period, have returned to Vietnam to work as farmers.

Vietnam attempts to increase profits for farmers

 VietNamNet Bridge – Authorities in Vietnam are discussing solutions to rice production so as to increase the incomes of farmers who have continued to complain about modest profits.

Two Vietnamese believed dead in Lao plane crash

The Lao News Agency (KPL) confirmed on October 16 that all 49 passengers on board were killed in a plane crash.

Scientist improves fruits of farmers' labour

 VietNamNet Bridge – Most farmers in Da Lat resort city in Lam Dong Province have come to know a tall man with a moustache. He often visits their gardens, checking their vegetables and fruit.

Hunting rats in Southern Vietnam

 VietNamNet Bridge – In the southern province of Dong Thap, many farmers regard the rats in their fields as a valuable source of protein and additional income during the time between crops.

Rice farmers head for pastures new

VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam is famous for being the land of rice. However, an increasing number of struggling farmers are going against the grain and selling their land to search for new and more profitable work.

Vietnam may cut down rice land to increase incomes for farmers

 VietNamNet Bridge - Reducing the rice growing area in the Mekong Delta and the south has been projected by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, in a hope to help increase the rice growers’ incomes.

Chinese scramble for shrimp in Vietnam

 VietNamNet Bridge – Chinese merchants have been collecting shrimps in many provinces and cities without licenses, disturbing the domestic market now and causing long term damages.