Teakwood forests ravaged as local officials do nothing to stop illegal acts

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Teakwood forests ravaged as local officials do nothing to stop illegal acts

VietNamNet Bridge – Although reporters have shown local officials many photos as evidence of deforestation in the Than Sa-Phuong Hoang Nature Reserve, the illegal cutting down of teakwood trees continues unabated.

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Limestone mine creates sinkholes

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Limestone mining is responsible for sinkholes that are destroying rice fields in Phong Xuan Commune, a senior official in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue said on Tuesday.

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Mexico issues new regulations on rice and tra fish imports

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VOV News English 1 week(s) ago

Mexico issues new regulations on rice and tra fish imports

(VOV) - The Mexican government has enacted new regulations that are applicable to all plant and animal-based, seafood and fisheries imports as from July 29, according to the Vietnam embassy trade office in Mexico.

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Mekong Delta eyes yielding rice crop

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

The total summer-autumn rice output in the Mekong Delta, the country’s largest rice producer, is estimated to reach 9.5 million tonnes, up nearly 200,000 tonnes higher than the same crop last year.

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Regions prepare for season of harsh weather conditions

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

Regions prepare for season of harsh weather conditions

VietNamNet Bridge – The central region's farms and households are facing a severe water shortage because of prolonged heat spells and a lack of rain.

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High-value Japanese rice grows on northern farmers

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

Cultivation of Japanese rice varieties has expanded rapidly in the northern provinces of Thai Binh and Nam Dinh due to the high profits they fetch, but farmers are still learning how to grow what is an alien crop.

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Project boosts yields for Can Tho farmers

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

The Agriculture Competitiveness Project in Can Tho City that kicked off more than a year ago has helped farmers improve yields and profits, local officials have said.

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Regions prepare for season of harsh weather conditions

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

Regions prepare for season of harsh weather conditions

The central region's farms and households are facing a severe water shortage because of prolonged heat spells and a lack of rain.

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Black market tobacco ‘booming’ in HCM City

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

Black market tobacco ‘booming’ in HCM City

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Cast adrift on the river of life

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

Cast adrift on the river of life

Nguyen Thi Vy dipped her bucket into the muddy waters of the Red River.She used the water to rinse some rice and wash vegetables to prepare dinner.

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Social News Headlines 8/7

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

Ministry hails Ha Noi for clean water supply efforts

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PM approves rice support for Quang Tri

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Báo điện tử CP English 2 week(s) ago

VGP – The PM has assigned the Ministry of Finance to deliver 370 tons of rice as between-crop aid relief for people in central Quang Tri Province.

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Mekong Delta rice producers to plant more certified seeds

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta Rice Research Institute plans to double the area of rice fields using certified seeds in the next two to three years.

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Delta rice yields high despite bad weather

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 week(s) ago

Delta rice yields high despite bad weather

Farmers in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta region have harvested one-fourth of the summer-autumn rice, with an average yield of 5.6 tonnes per ha, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development's Plant Cultivation Department.

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White-leg shrimp hatcheries threaten fresh-water areas

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

White-leg shrimp hatcheries threaten fresh-water areas

VietNamNet Bridge – Despite warnings by concerned agencies, farmers in the southern provinces have been rushing to convert large areas of rice fields and catfish ponds into shrimp ponds, threatening, some say, the biodiversity of their areas.

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