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?
Animal symbolizing love
Otsu has hosted the "Competitive Karuta World Tournament" twice for the past two years, and believes that an increase in international karuta players will lead to an increase in international tourism in the area. They hope that the international students that joined the "Competitive Karuta World Tournament" will be able to spread interest in karuta within their countries once they return home. … [Read more...] about Bringing Ogura Hyakunin-isshu Kyogi Karuta from Otsu, the Holy Land of Karuta, to the World
Nguyen Van Thien, chairman of Dai Hop Commune, said over 70 percent of allegeable women have married Taiwanese or South Korea husbands, subsequent remittances boosting the Dai Hop economy. Daughters can even sponsor their parents to move abroad themselves and find better jobs. … [Read more...] about A northern commune where remittances serve as currency of care
Visitors at the exhibition Nhặt Lá Rừng Xưa ( Leaf Picking In the Ancient Forest ), by female artist Vo Tran Chau. The artist's works use fabric and thread. Nhặt Lá Rừng Xưa (Leaf Picking In the Ancient Forest), female artist Vo Tran Chau displays a series of works using fabrics and threads. Her messages about history and legacies evoke questions about time, life and people. … [Read more...] about HCM City: The Factory hosts two art exhibitions
"About 70 percent of Vietnamese brides will divorce their first Taiwanese husband and later marry another. At the time of divorce, my child was in great crisis, but she never intended to return to home. She married another man only four years older," Tan said. … [Read more...] about Northern commune trades daughters for hard cash