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In rice-exporting Vietnam, consumers growing fond of Cambodian grain

While Vietnam is among the world’s top rice exporters, many consumers in some southern markets now prefer several types of Cambodian rice to the domestically grown produce.

While Vietnam is among the world’s top rice exporters, many consumers in some southern markets now prefer several types of Cambodian rice to the domestically grown produce. Some rice businesses in the southern province of Tien Giang have begun sourcing rice from Cambodia to distribute to Ho Chi Minh City …

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China challenges order in East Vietnam Sea: Indian expert

The 7th annual International Workshop on East Vietnam Sea issues kicked off in the southern Vietnamese city of Vung Tau on Monday, at which an Indian strategic affairs expert said China is challenging order in the maritime area.

The 7th annual International Workshop on East Vietnam Sea issues kicked off in the southern Vietnamese city of Vung Tau on Monday, at which an Indian strategic affairs expert said China is challenging order in the maritime area. The two-day event, jointly held by the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam, the Foundation …

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Canada pledges nearly CAD13mn for Vietnam’s agriculture development project

Canada will contribute CAD12.9 million (US$9.66 million) to a project aiming to support agriculture development for Vietnam, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said.

Canada will contribute CAD12.9 million (US$9.66 million) to a project aiming to support agriculture development for Vietnam, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said. The financial aid will be granted for the Vietnamese Cooperative Enterprise Development (VCED) project in five years from 2015 to 2020, in partnership with the Société de …

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Vietnamese cancer boy realizes dream of being traffic police officer

An 11-year-old Vietnamese boy suffering from a debilitating blood cancer fulfilled his dream of becoming a traffic policeman on what may be his last birthday this past weekend.

An 11-year-old Vietnamese boy suffering from a debilitating blood cancer fulfilled his dream of becoming a traffic policeman on what may be his last birthday this past weekend. Do Tuan Dung’s long-cherished dream has become a reality thanks to the dedicated doctors and traffic police officers in the central city …

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ASEAN Community, including Vietnam, launched in Malaysia

The leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), which includes Vietnam, announced the establishment of a formal community during a summit in the Malaysian capital on Sunday.

The leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), which includes Vietnam, announced the establishment of a formal community during a summit in the Malaysian capital on Sunday. The declaration by ASEAN leaders on the establishment of the ASEAN Community was one of the highlights at the bloc’s 27th …

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Vietnam’s Mekong Delta in dire need of logistics hub

A regional logistics center should be set up in the Mekong Delta to offer professional services to businesses, most of which are currently dependent on Ho Chi Minh City and Ba Ria - Vung Tau Province, according to a seminar held in Can Tho City, the heart of the region, on Friday last week.

A regional logistics center should be set up in the Mekong Delta to offer professional services to businesses, most of which are currently dependent on Ho Chi Minh City and Ba Ria – Vung Tau Province, according to a seminar held in Can Tho City, the heart of the region, …

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