(HBO) – Hoa Binh Clean Water joint Stock Company is conducting State capital divestment. Most of the share offering sessions have attracted particular interest from investors. So far, the company has divested 60 percent of the State shares and the process is expected to be completed in 2018.

Regional minimum wage to increase by 5.3% in 2019

The 2019 regional minimum wage will be increased by 5.3% on average, equivalent to between VND160,000 (US$6.88) and VND200,000 (US$8.6) depending on each region, the lowest wage increase level so far.

Hoa Binh honours taxpayers in 2017

(HBO) - The Taxation Department of Hoa Binh province held a conference to honour 72 organisations and individuals who have well implemented tax policies and laws in 2017. Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Bui Van Khanh attended the event.

Hung Yen needs to reasonably zone for longan: Deputy PM

Hung Yen needs to reasonably mark off areas for the cultivation of longan and pay attention to the production, processing and consumption of the provincial specialty, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue stressed at a trade promotion conference for the fruit and other farm produce of the Red River Delta province held on August 12.

Lac Thuy district to exploit sustainable poverty reduction

(HBO) - Implementing the Project of restructuring the agriculture sector in the direction of increasing added value and sustainable development associated with building new rural areas, in the spring season of 2017, the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of Lac Thuy District in collaboration with the International Agricultural Seedling joint Stock Company is implementing the linking model of producing and consuming Bac Huong 9 rice seedlings.

Economy shows signs of losing momentum: expert

Vietnam’s economy grew at a fast pace in the first half of 2018 compared to the previous years, but there are indications that it is losing momentum – a problem not only in the last half of the year but also in 2019 and 2020.

Ky Son district delightedly implements the movement of farmers doing good production and business

(HBO) - Overcoming difficulties due to natural disaster, the atmosphere of urge recovery of the production is going on, especially in the downstream communes of Da river, such as Hop Thanh and Hop Thinh, etc.

Lac Thuy district promotes production chains

(HBO) – Building agricultural production models connected in chains is considered a new way to help farmers sustainably improve their products’ value. To restructure local agriculture towards higher added value and sustainable development, Lac Thuy district has issued many mechanisms and policies to encourage production chains with contracts between businesses and farmers, cooperative groups and cooperatives.

"Brightening" with the movement of farmers doing good production and business

(HBO) - Over 97% of the farmers in Thanh Lap Commune (Luong Son District) joined the Association and always brighten the flame of the "Farmers doing good production and business” movement.

Tan Lac district towards market economy

(HBO) - Many specialities of Hoa Binh have reached the market and captured the trust of consumers thanks to their excellent quality and brand value.

Vietnam approves sustainable smart city development plan

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved the sustainable smart city development plan for the 2018-2025 period and beyond towards 2030 with a view to improving the lives of city residents.

Hoa Binh: Man gets rich by farming

(HBO) – With more than 10 years of experience in farming, Tran Van Minh from Diem Tong hamlet, Lien Son commune (Luong Son district) is owning a property that any farmer dreams of.

Industry 4.0 technologies applied in agriculture in Lac Thuy district

(HBO) – Nearly all crops in Hoa Binh province are currently cultivated outdoor using traditional methods which lack disease and fertilization control processes, resulting in unqualified and low-value products. In that context, the Hoa Binh GAP Co. Ltd, based in Thanh Ha township of Lac Thuy district, has launched a project on building net houses for organic honeydew and vegetable farming.

Vietnam posts nearly US$5 billion worth of wood exports in seven months

The export revenue of wood and wooden products was estimated at US$4.8 billion in the first seven months of this year, an increase of 11.6% compared to the same period in 2017, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has announced.

Nearly 5 billion USD in FDI poured into HCM City

The southern economic hub of Ho Chi Minh City attracted more 4.69 billion USD in foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first seven months of 2018, a year-on-year rise of 70.5 percent.

Seven-month retail sales boosted by growing consumption demand

Besides the impressive growth of the index of industrial production, trade and service activities were also bustling in the first seven months of this year due to increasing consumption demand.

Cao Phong district develops orange orchard tourism

(HBO) –Since the first Cao Phong Orange Festival was held successfully, Cao Phong orange brand has gained a firm foothold in the market. With its typical flavour and quality farming, the specialty fruit of Muong Thang land has become popular, meaning that more and more tourists seek to visit orange orchards, opening up a new orientation to local ecotourism.

Vietnam among world’s top recipients of ODA, soft loans

Vietnam has received 80 billion USD in official development assistance (ODA) and preferential loans since 1993, becoming one of the largest ODA recipients in the world, said Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh.

Farmers of Yen Thuy district compete in good production and business

(HBO) – The household of Ms. Bui Thi Vinh, in Zone 1, Hang Tram town is the typical example in the emulation movement of good production and business among farmers in Yen Thuy district. From the model of fruit trees planting combined with breeding cows, her family has a stable income of 600-700 million VND per year.

Ky Son District achieves the effectiveness of the National Targeted Program for Poverty Reduction

(HBO)- In recent years, the task of poverty reduction in Ky Son district has achieved remarkable results.

Production – business movement creates far-reaching impact

(HBO) – Despite living in a mountainous district facing various economic difficulties, members of the elderly association in Mai Chau district always strive to reinforce their "Old age – Good Role Model” movement in contribution to the local socio-economic development.

Hoa Binh: 200 new enterprises set up in first six months

(HBO) – As many as 200 businesses were set up in the northwestern province of Hoa Binh in the first six months of the year, representing a rise of 20.47 percent year-on-year. The combined registered capital of those firms amounted to 2.8 trillion VND (121.34 million USD), up 169.67 percent.

Thuong Tien village develops beekeeping for honey

(HBO) - Taking advantage of available resources, in recent years, more and more households in Thuong Tien Commune (Kim Boi) have developed the career of beekeeping for honey and brought high economic efficiency

The change in the maize area of Cao Son

HBO) - Since the introduction of hybrid maize into Cao Son soil area (Da Bac district) and when it has become the key crop, the lives of local people have changed dramatically.

Japanese firms demand Vietnam’s skilled workforce: JETRO Chairman

Japanese enterprises in Vietnam are looking to employ a large number of high-quality staff, revealed Hiroyuki Ishige, Chairman and CEO of the Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO).