Severe drought threatens Vietnam's economy

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 month(s) ago

Farmers in Vietnam's Mekong Delta rice bowl are struggling to survive, as weather patterns and the construction of hydro-electric dams dry up fresh water supplies.

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Mobile restaurants on Hau Giang River

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VietnamNet English 6 month(s) ago

Mobile restaurants on Hau Giang River

VietNamNet Bridge - Early in the morning, boats carrying the special dishes of southern Vietnam gather on the floating market of Cai Rang to serve tourists.

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New material could make NFL helmets safer

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Báo Thanh Niên English 7 month(s) ago

With the Super Bowl just days away, a UK company believes its new 3D-printed material will make footballers' helmets of the future safer.

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Dirty greens: Why some southern farmers refuse to eat the water spinach they grow

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Báo Thanh Niên English 9 month(s) ago

Dirty greens: Why some southern farmers refuse to eat the water spinach they grow

A man takes a big bowl of waste vehicle oil from a bucket and splash the thick black liquid directly onto his water spinach field.

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Can Vietnam become a major player in the apparel industry?

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VOV News English 10 month(s) ago

Can Vietnam become a major player in the apparel industry?

(VOV) -Having recorded positive annual growth since 2001, the Vietnam garment and textile industry is now banking on a noodle bowl of signed and potential Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) to continue its journey on the path to prosperity.

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Poverty in Vietnam’s ‘rice bowl’

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VietnamNet English 10 month(s) ago

Poverty in Vietnam’s ‘rice bowl’

VietNamNet Bridge – Although the Mekong Delta is Vietnam’s largest granary, which accounts for 50% of the country agricultural output, the rate of poverty and illiteracy in the region is the highest in the country.

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Vietnam’s ‘rice bowl’ is sinking

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VietnamNet English 10 month(s) ago

Vietnam’s ‘rice bowl’ is sinking

VietNamNet Bridge - Part of the Mekong Delta – home to 20% of Vietnam’s population and 50% of its rice production - is at risk of disappearing as sea levels rise.

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Banh canh Ben Co is a specialty of Tra Vinh

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VietnamNet English 15 month(s) ago

Banh canh Ben Co is a specialty of Tra Vinh

VietNamNet Bridge – Few people know that the rustic but delicious banh canh Ben Co (Ben Co rice noodle soup), now a famous dish in the south, originated in a small roadside eatery on National Highway 53 in Ben Co Hamlet, Nguyet Hoa Commune, Chau Thanh District, Tra Vinh Province.

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NFL player donates brain to science

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Báo Thanh Niên English 19 month(s) ago

Super Bowl champion Sidney Rice donates his brain, post-mortem, to scientific research into repetitive brain trauma.

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Processing industry helps farmers

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VietNam News English 42 month(s) ago

Vietnamese rice growers need to modernise their techniques, Duong Quoc Xuan, deputy head of the South West Steering Committee, told Tin Tuc (News) newspaper.

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January rice shipment hits 400,000 tonnes

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January rice shipment hits 400,000 tonnes

Nhan Dan – Vietnam exported over 400,000 tonnes of rice valued at more than US$183 million in January, according to the Vietnam Food Association (VFA).

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Apple's AppStore.com makes stealth Super Bowl debut

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Báo Đầu Tư English 46 month(s) ago

Apple's AppStore.com makes stealth Super Bowl debut

Apple now lets developers create vanity domains in its long-held AppStore.com domain as a way to jump quickly to apps. We find this out in a "Star Trek: Into Darkness" ad.

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Vietnam earns US$3.44 billion from rice export

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Nhân dân English 47 month(s) ago

Vietnam earns US$3.44 billion from rice export

Vietnam had exported 7.495 million tonnes of rice for US$3.44 billion as of December 20, 2012, according to the Vietnam Food Association (VFA).

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Regional connection, sustainablity targets for Delta forum

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VietNam News English 48 month(s) ago

The Mekong Delta Economic Co-operation Forum is under way in southern Tien Giang Province, with sustainable development of the nation's biggest rice bowl high on the agenda and improved connections with HCM City and other regions also a priority.

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Australia pumps US$1.83 bln into food bowl river

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VietNam News English 50 month(s) ago

The government Friday pledged A$1.77 billion (US$1.83 billion) to pump more than 450 billion litres of water into the ailing Murray-Darling River and help rejuvenate a crucial system supplying Australia's food bowl.

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