Rice export goal raised to 5.6 million tonnes this year

Rice export goal raised to 5.6 million tonnes this year

The Vietnam Food Association (VFA) revised up the goal of rice export to 5.6 million tonnes this year from the 5.2 million tonnes set in July thanks to a strong rise in contracts signed during August and positive signs of the market.

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Hanoi & the world

21/09/2017 14:34

Hanoi keen to boost cooperation with Ireland

Hanoi wants to beef up cooperation with localities from Ireland, especially in the fields of their strengths such as agriculture, education, and heritage preservation.

Vietnam News

21/09/2017 14:36

Vietnam tightens ties with Russia, Philippines

Vietnam attaches importance to defence ties with Russia, affirmed Nguyen Chi Vinh, member of the Party Central Committee and Deputy Defence Minister, at a reception in Hanoi on September 20 for Russian Ambassador to Vietnam Konstantin Vnukov.

About Hanoi

The Thang Long Royal Citadel has been recognised as a world cultural heritage for its long-lasting cultural history, the continuity of the citadel as a power centre and the variety of relics it contains.

18/09/2017 14:05

Vietnam named among 20 most beautiful countries

Vietnam has been voted one of the 20 most beautiful countries in the world by readers of Rough Guides, the renowned British travel site.

08/09/2017 17:02

The taste of Hanoi’s autumn

Hanoi’s autumn is also the season for com or young sticky rice flakes. Com can be eaten directly or enjoyed with bananas like a snack. It can also be mixed with other food ingredients to create a variety of tasty dishes, including cha com (Vietnamese com sausage) and com xao (browned green sticky rice).

06/09/2017 17:10

Fish sauce: much more than just a condiment

Just like rice, fish sauce is a staple of almost every dish in Vietnam. “For Vietnamese people, a meal without fish sauce is considered incomplete,” culture expert Tran Ngoc Them once wrote in his book Vietnam Culture Foundation.