As Asia's rice crop shrivels, food security fears resurface

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As Asia's rice crop shrivels, food security fears resurface

Nearly a decade after a spike in global food prices sent shockwaves around the world, Asia's top rice producers are suffering from a blistering drought that threatens to cut output and boost prices of a staple for half the world's population.World rice production is expected to decline for the first time this year since 2010, as failing rains linked to an El Nino weather pattern cut crop yields in Asia's rice bowl.

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It’s cooler in northern Vietnam, but sweltering in southern region this week

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It’s cooler in northern Vietnam, but sweltering in southern region this week

It will shift from a hot to cold weather pattern in northern Vietnam while scorching climatic conditions will remain unchanged in the southern part of the country this week.

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Vietnamese stock gauge breaks through barrier after rally: chart

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Vietnamese stock gauge breaks through barrier after rally: chart

Vietnam’s benchmark VN Index topped its 200-day moving average on Monday, a trading pattern seen by technical analysts as a bullish sign. The last time that happened, on Oct. 6, the stock benchmark surged more than 5 percent in a month. The Vietnam measure has rallied 11 percent from this year’s low on Jan. 21, wiping out earlier losses for 2016, as the government’s forecast for the fastest economic growth in almost a decade drew investors.

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Disabled women find confidence on the catwalk

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Disabled women find confidence on the catwalk

Six disabled women, who cat-walked for the first time in their life, shared with Dan Tri about their experiences after a fashion show featuring disabled people.

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More than 160,000 evacuated in deadly LatAm floods

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More than 160,000 evacuated in deadly LatAm floods

More than 160,000 people have been driven from their homes in Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay in some of the worst floods in decades, which have left at least six people dead, authorities said Saturday.

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Rice production grows despite harsh El Nino

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SaiGon GP English 5 month(s) ago

Rice production grows despite harsh El Nino

Viet Nam's rice production this year is estimated at about 45.2 million tonnes, 230,000 tonnes higher than the target, despite the adverse weather effects of El Nino.

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Vietnam's rice crops yield higher despite El Nino

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VietnamNet English 5 month(s) ago

Vietnam's rice crops yield higher despite El Nino

Impacts of the El Nino phenomenon do not shrivel Vietnam’s this year rice production which is estimated at about 45.2 million tonnes, 230,000 tonnes higher than the yearly target.

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Rice crops yield higher despite El Nino

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VOV News English 5 month(s) ago

Rice crops yield higher despite El Nino

Impacts of the El Nino phenomenon do not shrivel Vietnam’s this year rice production which is estimated at about 45.2 million tonnes, 230,000 tonnes higher than the yearly target.

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Extreme weather events to become more acute in Vietnam

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Extreme weather events to become more acute in Vietnam

Extreme weather events are forecast to become more severe in Vietnam as a result of El Nino, which has already heavily affected countries around the globe.

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Extreme weather events to become more acute in Vietnam

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Extreme weather events to become more acute in Vietnam

Extreme weather events are forecast to become more severe in Vietnam as a result of El Nino, which has already heavily affected countries around the globe.

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El Ninõ strengthening, will be among biggest on record: WMO

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El Nino strengthening, will be among biggest on record: WMO

The current El Ninõ weather pattern, a phenomenon associated with extreme droughts, storms and floods, is expected to strengthen before the end of the year and become one of the strongest on record, the U.N. weather agency said on Monday.

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Roadmap built to curb carbon emissions

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VOV News English 6 month(s) ago

Roadmap built to curb carbon emissions

Vietnam is working on a national action plan on sustainable consumption and production, as well as a roadmap for eco-innovation to promote the sustainable development of the country and local enterprises towards 2020.

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Deputy PM calls on all to fight El Nino

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VietnamNet English 7 month(s) ago

Ministries, sectors and localities nationwide should use communication campaigns to raise public awareness about El Nino and the importance of water saving to cope with the weather pattern, said Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai.

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Deputy PM calls on all to fight El Nino

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Báo Dân Trí English 7 month(s) ago

Ministries, sectors and localities nationwide should use communication campaigns to raise public awareness about El Nino and the importance of water saving to cope with the weather pattern, said Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai.

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Deputy PM asked for greater effort to fight El Nino

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VOV News English 7 month(s) ago

Deputy PM asked for greater effort to fight El Nino

Ministries, sectors and localities nationwide should use communication campaigns to raise public awareness about El Nino and the importance of rationing water saving to cope with the weather pattern, said Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai.

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