Flat “Cốm’ of the Khmer

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago

Flat “Com’ of the Khmer

(VOV) - “Com dep”, flat glutinous green rice is a specialty of the Khmer in Soc Trang and people in the Mekong River Delta.

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Hazardous medical waste processed into household plastic products

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Hazardous medical waste processed into household plastic products

VietNamNet Bridge – The local media has reported that tens of tons of hazardous medical waste that would have been destroyed under strict procedures at licensed facilities were recycled at Vietnam’s largest and most prestigious hospital, Bach Mai Hospital in Hanoi.

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How unsafe food reaches Vietnamese’s dining-table?

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How unsafe food reaches Vietnamese’s dining-table?

VietNamNet Bridge – As the New Year holidays are coming, contaminated sausage, smoked pork legs made of expired frozen meat, and dried grapes dyed of industrial colorings are slipping into stores and supermarkets.

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Export expected to grow 10% in 2016

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Export expected to grow 10% in 2016

Vietnam targets 10% export growth in 2016, said Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh during a teleconference on December 31.

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Prahok fish yields up, but smaller to affect output

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Prahok fish yields up, but smaller to affect output

With the onset of the fishing season for the Cambodian fermented fish condiment prahok, an Agriculture Ministry official said yesterday that fish yields this year have increased compared to 2014, but traders say most of the catch so far is too small to use for making the fish paste.

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Bac Lieu official’s death may be caused by bat blood pudding

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Bac Lieu official’s death may be caused by bat blood pudding

VietNamNet Bridge – The former director of the Department of Home Affairs of the southern province of Bac Lieu died on December 11 after eating bat blood pudding, local newspapers reported.

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Supply chains key to farmers' incomes

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Supply chains key to farmers' incomes

Global trade agreements including the Trans-Pacific Partnership of which Vietnam is a party, will require improved management of production and services from local companies, including more effective use of supply chains, Ho Thanh Phong, rector of Ho Chi Minh International University, has said.

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New system helps monitor industrial wastewater in Ho Chi Minh City

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New system helps monitor industrial wastewater in Ho Chi Minh City

An automatic monitoring system is being piloted at some ‘hot spots’ in Ho Chi Minh City to evaluate the processed content of their wastewater and provide necessary evidence to impose punishment upon rule breakers.

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Unique field-mouse market in North Vietnam

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Unique field-mouse market in North Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge – This special market opens for a few hours, from 3pm to 6pm, and only from October through December, when field mice are fat and often hide in holes to avoid the cold.

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Industrial production continues increasing

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

The General Statistics Office of Vietnam reported that industrial production index increased 9.7 percent for the last 11 months compared to the same period last year.

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Coffee industry to boost quality, value

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Coffee industry to boost quality, value

The local coffee industry should reform production and processing of coffee products to gain added value from those products, experts said.

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Is Vietnamese food really healthy?

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Is Vietnamese food really healthy?

Vietnamese food is delicious and it is often cited as one of the healthiest cuisines in the world. To make sure that this was true, we spoke to Antoine Yvon, the head nutritionist at CMI hospital in Ho Chi Minh City. You will finally know if all those banh mi sandwiches are good for you, if you should drink the broth of your pho or not, and the name of Vietnam's only superfruit. The interview was translated from French.

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West African delegation looks to study Binh Phuoc’s cashew sector

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VOV News English 2 month(s) ago

West African delegation looks to study Binh Phuoc’s cashew sector

A delegation of officials from the Beninese Government and Ivory Coast’s cotton-cashew council is seeking cooperation with southern Binh Phuoc province to improve cashew cultivation techniques and productivity back home.

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Vietcombank ends ATM services for foreigners

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VietnamNet English 3 month(s) ago 2 related news

Vietcombank ends ATM services for foreigners

The Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam (Vietcombank) has announced it has terminated ATM and money transfer services for foreigners, regardless of whether they are resident in Vietnam or not.

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Water sources questioned after PepsiCo owns up

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VietnamNet English 3 month(s) ago

Under pressure from international public opinion about misleading marketing, PepsiCo has recently confirmed that water used in its Aquafina brand is treated tap water. Questions were then asked about the bottled water of Pepsi, Coca-Cola, and Nestle in Vietnam.

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