Reducing amount of seeds for direct seeding – key to success of rice

Reducing amount of seeds for direct seeding – key to success of rice

According to Mr. Le Thanh Tung, Deputy Director of the Department of Crop Production, it is necessary and urgent to reduce the amount of rice seeds for direct seeding to about 80kg per ha, which is the key to reducing the cost of rice production. When the amount of rice seed is reduced, the costs of fertilizers, pesticides, and irrigation will decrease in tandem, and farmers' profits will increase.
Travel companies offer diverse tours for upcoming National Day holiday

Travel companies offer diverse tours for upcoming National Day holiday

Some travel businesses, on August 22, said that tours for the upcoming National Day holiday were almost full. Customers booking package tours increased significantly, including destinations in Ho Chi Minh City and many other localities, such as Nha Trang, Phu Quoc, and Da Lat.
Police raze group of gun-equipped young robbers in HCMC, Mekong Delta

Police raze group of gun-equipped young robbers in HCMC, Mekong Delta

The Criminal Police Department (C02) under the Ministry of Public Security was collaborating with professional departments of the Ministry, Ho Chi Minh City Department of Public Security, Departments of Public Security of Soc Trang Province and Can Tho City to successfully break down the group of  gun-equipped young robbers riding motorcycles in Ho Chi Minh City and the Southern localities.
Maintenance of sugarcane growing area needs joint efforts

Maintenance of sugarcane growing area needs joint efforts

While some sugar refineries are still inactive, farmers in Phung Hiep District, Hau Giang Province, are selling sugarcane to traders to make juice for VND1,800-VND2,800 per kg (selling sugarcane in dozens). This price is 1.5-2 times higher than the purchasing price of some sugar refineries.