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?
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Under a government decree issued on January 17, all passenger cars which provide passenger transportation via ride-hailing platforms like Grab would be required to have their badges or logo installed permanently on their windshield and rear windshield. The aims to offer a level playing field for traditional taxi company and contract vehicles in the context of rapid science and technology development which was changing the transportation landscape and causing difficulties in management. Besides Grab, there are several other car-hailing applications in Vietnam, such as FastGo, Emddi and Vato. In additional eight traditional taxi companies have also launched their own software. In 2016, the government permitted ride-hailing firms to operate in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Khanh Hoa, Da Nang, and Quang Ninh. Since the implementation of the pilot programme, Grab dominated the Vietnamese taxi market, putting huge pressure on traditional taxi firms. … [Read more...] about Grab to face tighter operational regulations
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
Stakeholders in the T&D industry are fully aware of the perceived benefits of digitalisation This is just one of the findings from a new DNV GL report entitled Digitalisation and the future of power grids which surveyed nearly 2,000 engineers and senior executives from startups to large corporations in the energy sector. … [Read more...] about Transmission and distribution kept from global energy transition
Paintings by young Vietnamese artists at the exhibition Spring Galleries 2020. VNS Photos Anh Thu With the theme Spring and Love, it brings the artists together to share cultural values through painting. Each work represents a segment of the artistic dynamism Vietnam. … [Read more...] about HCM City: The Factory hosts two art exhibitions