Fruit fest canceled as drought, salt intrusion hit crops in southern Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 month(s) ago

Officials in Ben Tre Province in southern Vietnam have decided to cancel an annual fruit fest as severe drought and prolonged salt intrusion have badly affected local harvests.

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Vietnam’s ‘fruit kingdoms’ ravaged by salinization

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 6 month(s) ago

Vietnam’s ‘fruit kingdoms’ ravaged by salinization

Farmers in several provinces of Vietnam’s Mekong Delta are struggling with severe salinization that is damaging a growing area of local fruit gardens.

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New-style drinks to dominate beverage market

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New-style drinks to dominate beverage market

VietNamNet Bridge - Archcafe’s success story of penetrating convenience stores shows that innovation in the beverage market can bring great success.

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Saltwater continues threatening Mekong Delta

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VietnamNet English 7 month(s) ago

Saltwater is likely to intrude as far as 70km in Tien and Hau River, the two main tributaries of Mekong River in the Mekong Delta, said the National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting.

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Vietnamese Gov't calls on local firms to improve foreign market strategies

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VietnamNet English 7 month(s) ago

Vietnamese Gov't calls on local firms to improve foreign market strategies

The Government has approved a plan to help Vietnamese businesses directly participate in foreign distribution networks through 2020 to help Vietnamese goods penetrate international markets, a senior Government official said.

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Government calls on local firms to improve foreign market strategies

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SaiGon GP English 7 month(s) ago

Government calls on local firms to improve foreign market strategies

The Government has approved a plan to help Vietnamese businesses directly participate in foreign distribution networks through 2020 to help Vietnamese goods penetrate international markets, a senior Government official said.

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Paintings made of wires and Nipah palm trunks

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Paintings made of wires and Nipah palm trunks

Senior painter Do Nam has become famous for his works created from wires and Nipah palm trunks. His paintings such as “Uncle Ho congratulates Uncle Ton”, “Young Uncle Ho in Paris”, “Uncle Ho with children” are popular not only at home but abroad as well.

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Veggies, fruit export turnover reaches US$2.2 bil

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SaiGon GP English 9 month(s) ago

Veggies, fruit export turnover reaches US$2.2 bil

The General Customs Department said that veggies and fruit export turnover in 2015 reached US$2.2 billion, an increase of 47 percent compared to last year. Moreover, Vietnamese fruits have gradually penetrated the world markets such as the US, European countries and Japan.

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Tien Giang has three more GlobalGAP agricultural establishments

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VOV News English 9 month(s) ago

Tien Giang has three more GlobalGAP agricultural establishments

The Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang on December 25 granted Global Good Agriculture Practices (GlobalGAP) certificate to three fruit production establishments in the locality.

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Five key fruits developed in southern region

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VOV News English 10 month(s) ago

Five key fruits developed in southern region

The southern region has focused on growing five key fruit trees on hundreds of thousands of hectares, said an agricultural official.

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Vietnam’s specialties with odd smell

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VietnamNet English 11 month(s) ago

Vietnam’s specialties with odd smell

VietNamNet Bridge - Fish sauce, thang co, durian, sauce hot pot... are considered specialties of Vietnam but their smells are unbearable for many foreign tourists.

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Vietnam fruits lose ground to Thai imports even as ASEAN threat looms

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Vietnam fruits lose ground to Thai imports even as ASEAN threat looms

Bui Hoang Anh, who runs a fruit shop on Hai Ba Trung Street in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho, says these days he imports large volumes of langsat, tamarind, durian, and mango from Thailand thanks to high demand.

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Weekly roundup: Disappointing tourist figure, Samsung debate, Viet kieu visa

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Weekly roundup: Disappointing tourist figure, Samsung debate, Viet kieu visa

Vietnam's tourist numbers remain low as criticism mounts

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7 smelly Vietnamese foods that drive foreigners away

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Báo Thanh Niên English 12 month(s) ago

7 smelly Vietnamese foods that drive foreigners away

1. Thang co

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Social News 11/9

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Social News 11/9

Vietnam targets annual 3-4% decrease in ethnic group poverty

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