Vietnam's rice subsidies benefit foreign consumers, not local producers: experts

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Vietnam's rice subsidies benefit foreign consumers, not local producers: experts

Vietnam should abandon its efforts to expand rice exports as efforts to do have degraded precious arable land without benefitting farmers, experts say.

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Quang Ninh’s town flooded after dam breaks

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Quang Ninh’s town flooded after dam breaks

VietNamNet Bridge – A dam in Dam Ha district in the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh broke this morning after a day of heavy rains, submerging hundreds of houses.

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Quang Ninh’s town immersed because of dam break

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Quang Ninh’s town immersed because of dam break

VietNamNet Bridge – A dam in Dam Ha district of the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh was broken this morning after one-day long heavy rains, submerging hundreds of houses.

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Southwestern Steering Committee visits Khmer people for Sen Dolta festival

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Southwestern Steering Committee visits Khmer people for Sen Dolta festival

In the run up to the 2014 Sen Dolta festival in the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang, the Southwestern region Steering committee and provincial officials presented gifts to monks, retired officials and families of the Khmer ethnic group.

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Soc Trang intensifies resettlement of Khmer people

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The local authorities of the Mekong Delta province Soc Trang are accelerating the implementation of a resettlement project for Khmer people in Vinh Chau town.

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Lam Dong invests in high tech agriculture

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Lam Dong invests in high tech agriculture

Central Highlands province of Lam Dong is now Vietnam’s largest agricultural high tech zone (AHZ), after an investment of 13 trillion VND (611 million USD) since 2011.

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Development windows open for dairy firms

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Development windows open for dairy firms

HA NOI (VNS) — Vietnamese dairy companies have an opportunity to boost their share of the local market from only 28 per cent of total milk demand, Agriculture and Rural Development Deputy Minister Vu Van Tam said at a recent conference.

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Development windows open for dairy firms

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Development windows open for dairy firms

Vietnamese dairy companies have an opportunity to boost their share of the local market from only 28 per cent of total milk demand, Agriculture and Rural Development Deputy Minister Vu Van Tam said at a recent conference.

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Ho Citadel the site of a modern conflict

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Ho Citadel the site of a modern conflict

VietNamNet Bridge – A relic of the Ho dynasty (1400-1407), the Ho Citadel has been recognised as a World Culture Heritage site by UNESCO since 2011. Restoration of the relic, however, faces the dilemma of complying with the rules on protecting the heritage while meeting the demand for earning a livelihood by local people.

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Ho Citadel the site of a modern conflict

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VietNam News English 6 month(s) ago

Ho Citadel the site of a modern conflict

The citadel, mentioned in Dai Viet Su Ky Toan Thu (the Complete Annals of the Great Viet), was built during the reign of King Tran Thuan Tong (1379) by Prime Minister Ho Quy Ly, who acceded to the throne in 1400.

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Vietnamese family killed by musty cornstarch

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Vietnamese family killed by musty cornstarch

Women selling pancakes made from cornstarch at a market in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang. Photo credit: news.zing.vn

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Farmers losing ground to sand mining

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VietnamNet English 8 month(s) ago

Farmers losing ground to sand mining

VietNamNet Bridge – Farmers in a number of provinces are pleading for help as they lose arable land to sand mining operations.

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Binh Thuan strives for sustainable poverty reduction

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Báo QĐND English 13 month(s) ago 1 related news

Binh Thuan strives for sustainable poverty reduction

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Binh Thuan strives for sustainable poverty reduction

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VietnamPlus English 13 month(s) ago 1 related news

The central province of Binh Thuan is striving to reduce its poor household rate in mountainous areas to below 15 percent by 2015, and eight percent for the region’s ethnic Cham households.

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Manulife supports rural development in Cao Bang

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Manulife supports rural development in Cao Bang

Manulife Vietnam, one of the top players in Vietnam’s life insurance market, last week granted VND275 million ($13,000) to Truong Ha commune in northern highland province of Cao Bang province’s Ha Quang district to provide computers, photocopiers and projectors for local schools.

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