Vietnam hit by worst drought in 90 years

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Vietnam hit by worst drought in 90 years

Vietnam is suffering its worst drought in nearly a century with salinisation hitting farmers especially hard in the crucial southern Mekong delta, experts said Monday.

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Vietnam hit by worst drought in 90 years

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Vietnam hit by worst drought in 90 years

HANOI - Vietnam is suffering its worst drought in nearly a century with salinisation hitting farmers especially hard in the crucial southern Mekong delta, experts said Monday.

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Vietnam hit by worst drought in 90 years

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Vietnam hit by worst drought in 90 years

HANOI - Vietnam is suffering its worst drought in nearly a century with salinisation hitting farmers especially hard in the crucial southern Mekong delta, experts said Monday.

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Fruit and vegetable industry looks to bright future

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VietnamNet English 4 month(s) ago

Fruit and vegetable industry looks to bright future

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam is emerging as a key player among the world's major agricultural exporters thanks to its large reserves of arable land suitable for crops, radical economic reforms and aggressive trade policies.

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Vietnam to be a new processing and manufacturing centre of the world

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Vietnam to be a new processing and manufacturing centre of the world

Vietnam is expected to become a new processing and manufacturing centre of the world after 2015, thanks to its inexhaustible potential and advantages, as well as the developed countries’ shifting their processing and manufacturing bases to developing countries.

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Genetically modified organisms fail to realize initial goal: Vietnamese-German expert

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Genetically modified organisms fail to realize initial goal: Vietnamese-German expert

Though initially cultivated to curb famine due to higher yields, the production of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in the U.S. has been similar to that of conventional crops in the latest two decades, a Vietnamese-German expert said at a recent seminar in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Gov’t rejects WB’s report

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VietStock FI English 10 month(s) ago

A World Bank report released last month shows that as of 2011-2012 only 7.9 per cent of Cambodia’s arable land was irrigated, with the a Ministry of Water Resources official contesting these numbers as old data and that irrigated land figures were higher than reported.

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Traffic accident kills two in central Quang Tri

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Land, houses drop into Ca Mau River

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VietnamNet English 13 month(s) ago

VietNamNet Bridge – Dozens of cave-ins have been reported along river banks and the seafront in the southernmost province of Ca Mau.

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Ninh Thuan declares drought emergency

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Ninh Thuan declares drought emergency

Eighteen months after being a severe drought, the central coastal province of Ninh Thuan yesterday declared a state of emergency, for the first time in its history.

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Thua Thien-Hue revises garden house preservation goal

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VietnamPlus English 14 month(s) ago

Thua Thien-Hue revises garden house preservation goal

Central Thua Thien-Hue province will focus its efforts on restoring up to 40 local renowned gardens houses through 2020 instead of 150 houses as set from the previous period.

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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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VietnamNet English 21 month(s) ago

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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VietnamPlus English 23 month(s) ago

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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