Da Nang sees negative economic growth

Da Nang sees negative economic growth

Mr. Nguyen Nho Trung, Chairman of the People’s Council of Da Nang City, said that the Covid-19 pandemic and continual natural disasters this year have made the city post a negative growth of 9.77 percent for the first time and budget revenue merely achieve 70 percent at the 16th meeting of the municipal People’s Council held on December 7.
More support for localities hit by storms, floods

More support for localities hit by storms, floods

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has decided to provide additional VND670 billion (US$29 million) from the central budget reserves for nine central and Central Highlands provinces to address consequences of recent storms and floods.
Central region constantly braces against storms, floods

Central region constantly braces against storms, floods

As recent storms triggering prolonged torrential downpours, an increased frequency of huge floods, landslides and flashfloods swept through the Central region, the life of residents were changed. Particularly, the residents live without home and the natural disaster caused losses about lives and property.
Flooded rice has to be cut by hand so the harvesting progress is very slow. (Photo: SGGP)

Harvesting progress of waterlogged rice sluggish due to shortage of labor

According to the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of Ca Mau Province, there are about 14,000 hectares of summer-autumn rice in the area waiting for the harvest. Of these, the largest areas of summer-autumn rice are in Tran Van Thoi District with 13,260 hectares.
Floods in Cambodia have forced the evacuation of 25,192 people. (Photo: AFP/VNA)

Cambodia: Flood death toll rises to 18

Floods in Cambodia have so far left 18 people dead, including eight children, and forced the evacuation of 25,192 people, according to the National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM).
Mrs. Nguyen Thi Kim Thuong, a small trader in Han Market, groans that leafy greens have increased sharply for many days after the floods. (Photo: SGGP)

Leaf vegetables hike sharply in central city and provinces

Due to consecutive storms and floods, large leaf-vegetable gardens were completely destroyed in Da Nang City and Quang Nam Province. Therefore, after the floods, vegetables became scarce, so the prices of vegetables have also skyrocketed.
Farmers in Hong Ngu Town in Dong Thap Province are sizing bamboo strips  to make bamboo crab traps. (Photo: SGGP)

Craft villages in Mekong Delta wait for floods

During recent days, the water level in the Riverhead of the Mekong River is rising but it remains at a low level. According to forecasts of hydro-meteorological centers, the flood will not be high this year and may reach its peak at the end of September. However, the craft villages in the Mekong Delta have started to wait for floods.
Farmers in the Mekong Delta enjoy a bumper rice crop. (Photo: SGGP)

Rice production in 2020: farmers enjoy good harvest, high prices

From the beginning of this year, the developments in the weather were quite complicated, causing disadvantages for agricultural production. Fortunately, thanks to proactive suitable coping measures, farmers in provinces in the Mekong Delta achieved goods results in the winter-spring rice crop and now are harvesting summer-autumn rice crop with the expectation of good harvest and high price.