Live pigs imported from foreign countries are quarantined at Cau Treo Border Gate in Ha Tinh Province. (Photo: MARD}

Import of live pigs helps lower pig price in Vietnam

According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), in the afternoon of June 17, the first 500 live pigs imported from Thailand entered Vietnam through Lao Bao Border Gate in the Central province of Quang Tri.
Scourge of African Swine Fever investigated

Scourge of African Swine Fever investigated

The cause of African Swine Fever (ASF) outbreak in Hien An hamlet in the central province of Thua Thien – Hue’s Phong Dien District is being investigated, said Chairman of the district People’s Committee Trinh Duc Hung on March 19.


Pork sold at Hoc Mon wholesale market (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC keeps close eye on pork transport to prevent viral disease of pigs

HCMC People’s Committee has required heads of relevant agencies to intensify inspection over pork transport at railway and bus stations and ports to prevent African swine fever (ASF) from spreading to the city, said deputy director of the city’s Department of Transport Tran Quang Lam on November 2.