Scandals shake up drinks sector

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Scandals shake up drinks sector

The beverage market has seen significant upheavals recently as big players like Number 1 Group and Suntory PepsiCo face scandals over their production quality. The latest shock to local consumers was last week’s allegations of high lead content in the green tea product C2 and energy drink Red Dragon, produced by the Universal Robina Corporation. Nguyen Van Viet, chairman of the Vietnam Beer, Alcohol Beverage Association, shared his analysis on this unfolding issue with VIR’s Thanh Xuan.

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Vietnamese actress accused of exaggerating ‘A-list’ appearance at Cannes

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Vietnamese actress accused of exaggerating ‘A-list’ appearance at Cannes

The recent appearance of a Vietnamese actress on the Cannes Film Festival red carpet, which some local media outlets described as exclusive treatment for A-list stars, is in fact a twist of the truth, a Hanoi-based newswire has claimed.

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FIFA names woman as secretary general for first time

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FIFA names woman as secretary general for first time

FIFA president Gianni Infantino made the surprise announcement in Mexico City that he had chosen 54-year-old Fatma Samoura, an outsider unknown to the football world, to be his deputy at the male-dominated organisation.

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‘Taste of Australia’ showcase opens up opportunity for cooperation with Vietnam food industry

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‘Taste of Australia’ showcase opens up opportunity for cooperation with Vietnam food industry

While tonnes of dead fish were mysteriously washing ashore on coastlines throughout central Vietnam last month, and the local press reported on multiple fake beef scandals across the country, the Australian Consulate through the Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) was talking up the advantages of doing business with the Australian food and beverage industry.

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In Vietnam, confusion arises over rule banning beauties from taking nude photos

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In Vietnam, confusion arises over rule banning beauties from taking nude photos

A recent regulation on banning beauty pageant queens and modeling contest winners from taking nude photos has caused confusion for industry insiders

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Vietnam struggles with $107mln steel complex in wake of shipbuilding scandal

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Vietnam struggles with $107mln steel complex in wake of shipbuilding scandal

Three years after state-owned shipbuilding giant Vinashin was restructured amid corruption scandals, Vietnam's government still struggles to deal with a string of its dormant projects around the country.

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Finance firm exec jailed for blackmailing businesswoman in Vietnam

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Finance firm exec jailed for blackmailing businesswoman in Vietnam

A court in Ho Chi Minh City on Tuesday sentenced a man to a seven years in prison for blackmailing a businesswoman who ran a large energy company in the city.

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Sex, graft, slaves and radiation: Abe hit by slew of scandals

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Sex, graft, slaves and radiation: Abe hit by slew of scandals

For three years, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s administration has seemed immune to the scandals and gaffes that helped cut short his first term as premier in 2007 after less than a year. That may have changed with a recent spate of blunders.

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Many bankers handled roughly in 2015

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Many bankers handled roughly in 2015

VietNamNet Bridge - The bankers that were seriously criticized by the local press in 2015 were those that managed banks involved in bad debt scandals.

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Netherlands' Damen eyes Vietnamese shipbuilder: report

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Netherlands' Damen eyes Vietnamese shipbuilder: report

A file photo of Song Cam shipyard in the northern city of Hai Phong. Photo credit: Giao Thong

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Fearing pollution, Chinese families build 'bubbles' at home

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Fearing pollution, Chinese families build 'bubbles' at home

China's persistent pollution and regular product safety scandals are driving an increasing number of consumers to build bubbles of clean air, purified water and safe products at home and in their cars.

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Angry Taiwanese rally against food scandal acquittal

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Angry Taiwanese rally against food scandal acquittal

Hundreds of Taiwanese took to the streets to protest the acquittal of a tycoon accused of selling tainted cooking oil, in a string of food scandals that has sparked widespread anger.

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IOC to start audits for sports bodies over Olympic money

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IOC to start audits for sports bodies over Olympic money

The International Olympic Committee wants to make sure the billions of dollars of cash distributed to stakeholders for the development of sport is being used appropriately and will ask for audits of every major contribution handed out, IOC President Thomas Bach said on Thursday.

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Good quality farm produce fails to find markets

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Good quality farm produce fails to find markets

Despite continual food safety scandals, those farmers producing good quality produce are finding it difficult to find distributors and retailers for their output.

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Who is the owner of Apple Vietnam?

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Who is the owner of Apple Vietnam?

VietNamNet Bridge - Apple Operations International (AOI), the owner of Apple Vietnam, has been involved in in the past in tax evasion scandals in the US and Ireland.

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