Weekly roundup: World's oldest woman, human trafficking, anti-pollution protest

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Weekly roundup: World's oldest woman, human trafficking, anti-pollution protest

122-year-old Vietnamese now oldest woman in the world

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – April 23

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – April 23

Briefs on some of the leading news stories published Wednesday (April 23) in Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper:

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In Vietnam, bee keeper exodus begins around March for premium honey

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In Vietnam, bee keeper exodus begins around March for premium honey

Around March every year, keepers from across the country send their swarms of bees to the Central Highlands for the insects to suck the best nectar there and produce the finest-quality honey.

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‘Hunger era’ in Vietnam – P1: Job’s tears during late 1970s-80s

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‘Hunger era’ in Vietnam – P1: Job’s tears during late 1970s-80s

Vietnam experienced its hardest peacetime period during the late 1970s and 1980s when even senior leaders did not have enough rice for two meals a day, which was a result of wrong economic and political policies.

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Tuna industry failing on sustainability

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Tuna industry failing on sustainability

(VOV) - The Vietnam Association of Seafood Producers and Exporters (VASEP) recently forecast the overall export value of tuna to increase slightly by 4% on-year to US$510 million for 2015.

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Old habit: Infamous polluter Vedan at it again in southern Vietnam

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Old habit: Infamous polluter Vedan at it again in southern Vietnam

Notorious polluter Vedan Vietnam has been accused of dumping 50 metric tons of industrial solid waste to an open area in the southern province of Dong Nai.

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Hefty fines of $51,000 for Vietnamese duo selling gemstone found in their farm

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Hefty fines of $51,000 for Vietnamese duo selling gemstone found in their farm

Dak Nong police have proposed hefty fines against a farmer and his neighbor for attempting to sell a massive semi-precious gemstone found in his coffee farm in February.

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How a US-made sugarcane harvester has changed working practices in Vietnam province

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How a US-made sugarcane harvester has changed working practices in Vietnam province

As a vast sugarcane planting region for decades, Ia Pa District of the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai has seen its first sugarcane harvester in recent times.

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Vietnamese ministry officials turn watermelon sellers to lend farmers a hand

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Vietnamese ministry officials turn watermelon sellers to lend farmers a hand

The headquarters of the Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade in Hanoi were a bit more crowded than usual on Thursday morning and ministry officials were busier too, though not with their routine work.

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Ho Chi Minh City hopes to become greener with less energy use

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Ho Chi Minh City hopes to become greener with less energy use

Ho Chi Minh City is planning to reduce its carbon emissions by nearly 300 metric tons and save energy to become a green city by the end of 2016.

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Dollar appreciation hurts Vietnam seafood export, eats into farmers’ earnings

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Dollar appreciation hurts Vietnam seafood export, eats into farmers’ earnings

Vietnam’s seafood shipments in the first three months of this year saw the biggest fall in five years, which squeezed the earnings of local farmers as a result.

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Vietnam plans to burn garbage into electricity with $180 mln plant

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Vietnam plans to burn garbage into electricity with $180 mln plant

The Ho Chi Minh City government has ordered relevant agencies to conduct a feasibility study for a US$180 million waste-burning power plant.

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Samsung C&T employees banned from exiting Vietnam in wake of scaffold collapse

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Samsung C&T employees banned from exiting Vietnam in wake of scaffold collapse

Employees of the South Korean contractor of the construction site where a scaffold collapsed and killed 13 workers in central Vietnam last week are now prohibited from leaving the country, police said Monday.

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Samsung C&T employees banned from exiting Vietnam in wake of scaffold collapse

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Samsung C&T employees banned from exiting Vietnam in wake of scaffold collapse

Employees of the South Korean contractor of the construction site where a scaffold collapsed and killed 13 workers in central Vietnam last week are now prohibited from leaving the country, police said Monday.

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Agro-produce from Vietnam’s Da Lat stands good chance to grow in Japan

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Agro-produce from Vietnam’s Da Lat stands good chance to grow in Japan

The output of farming products from Da Lat to be exported to the Japanese market will be tripled if a high-tech agricultural-industrial park is approved for construction in the Vietnamese locality at the suggestion of Japan.

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