Vietnam rice boom heaping pressure on farmers, environment

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Vietnam rice boom heaping pressure on farmers, environment

Rice farmer Nguyen Hien Thien is so busy growing his crops that he has never even visited Can Tho, a town only a few miles from his farm in the southern Mekong Delta.

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Unusual floods kill 3 in central Vietnam

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Unusual floods kill 3 in central Vietnam

Several floods triggered by unusual heavy rains over the last few days have claimed three lives in central Vietnam, authorities say.

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Unusual floods kill 3 in central Vietnam

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Unusual floods kill 3 in central Vietnam

Several floods triggered by unusual heavy rains over the last few days have claimed three lives in central Vietnam, authorities say.

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Modi's popularity in rural India punctured by discontent, suicides

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Modi's popularity in rural India punctured by discontent, suicides

Over a dozen debt-laden farmers have committed suicide in recent weeks in India, and discontent in many rural areas against government policies is turning into anger against Prime Minister Narendra Modi less than a year after he swept into office.

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Soc Trang to expand large-scale fields over next decade

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

The Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang has approved a ten-year plan to expand its large-scale rice field area to 29,010 hectares by 2025 with each field covering 300-1,000 hectares.

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Farmer ploughs and rakes in a Presidential award

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Farmer ploughs and rakes in a Presidential award

VietNamNet Bridge – Making a machine that both ploughs and rakes has earned Cao Phi Ho several plaudits, but he lacks resources needed to have his invention replace expensive imported machines.

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Lam Dong farmer smells of roses

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

Horticulturalists Vo Van Thanh and his wife Ngo Thi Ngoc Hieu are considered the millionaires of rose growing by their neighbours in the Central Highlands Province of Lam Dong.

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Press photo contest launched to mark Vietnam's National Day

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

The Journalism Magazine and Le Bao Minh Joint Stock Company launched a press photo contest themed “Agriculture- Farmer – Rural area”, aiming to mark the 70th anniversary of the August Revolution and Vietnam’s National Day (September 2, 1945- 2015) and the 30th anniversary of Journalism Magazine's first publication (March, 1985- 2015).

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Farmers should be seen as main players in modernisation project

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago

Nguyen Quoc Cuong, Chairman of the Vietnam Farmers Union, tells Nong Thon Ngay Nay (Countryside Today) about the role of farmers in transforming Vietnam into a modern, industrial nation.

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Police probe origin of massive gemstone in central Vietnam

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Police probe origin of massive gemstone in central Vietnam

The 30-ton stone seized by Dak Nong police. Photo: Phan Ba

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Farmers should be seen as main players in modernisation project

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Nguyen Quoc Cuong, chairman of the Viet Nam Farmers Union, tells Nong Thon Ngay Nay(Countryside Today) about the role of farmers in transforming Viet Nam into a modern, industrial nation.

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30-ton precious rock 'detained' in central Vietnam

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30-ton precious rock 'detained' in central Vietnam

Police in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong are holding a huge precious piece of rock weighing up to 30 tons recently excavated by a farmer in Dak Mil District while gardening, local authorities reported.

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Farmer increases profits despite climate change impacts

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

Dang Van Hai, a farmer in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang’s Tan Phu Dong district, has become an example of flexibly adapting to climate change and increased his wealth by successfully applying the alternating shrimp-and-rice farming model.

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Vietnamese farmer finds massive gemstone, gets caught sneaking it out for sale

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Vietnamese farmer finds massive gemstone, gets caught sneaking it out for sale

Authorities in Dak Nong Province said they would fine a farmer for attempting to sell a 30-ton raw gemstone found in his coffee farm, despite explicit prohibitions.

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30-ton precious rock 'detained' in central Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

30-ton precious rock 'detained' in central Vietnam

Police in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong are holding a huge precious piece of rock weighing up to 30 tons recently excavated by a farmer in Dak Mil District while gardening, local authorities reported.

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