Delta farmers switch to drought-resistant crops

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Delta farmers switch to drought-resistant crops

Many farmers in the Mekong Delta provinces have switched from growing rice to drought-resistant crops to cope with the region’s worst drought in 100 years.

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Real estate sector M&As on the rise

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Real estate sector M&As on the rise

Vietnam is becoming an attractive profit-generating market for investment in Southeast Asia, with a low interest rate, record low inflation in 2015, and the VND exchange rate far better than other currencies in the region.

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Holidaymakers rush to Da Lat to avoid heat

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Holidaymakers rush to Da Lat to avoid heat

Holidaymakers have flocked to Da Lat city in the Central Highlands to avoid the long lasting heat wave in the southern region on the Reunification Day--April 30 and May Day holidays lasting four days this year.

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Italian businesses wish to expand trade, investment in Viet Nam

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Italian businesses wish to expand trade, investment in Viet Nam

Italian enterprises, particularly those in the northwestern region of Liguria, hope to promote business opportunities abroad, especially in markets like Viet Nam, said President of the Genova Chamber of Commerce and Industry Paolo Odone at a recent seminar in Genova city, Italy.

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Scorching hot weather to persist on holidays

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Scorching hot weather to persist on holidays

Uninterrupted heat wave accompanied with rains and thunderstorms at night will cover nationwide on April 30 and May 1, reported the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center yesterday.
Heat wave hits Ho Chi Minh City on holidays. (Photo:SGGP)

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Southern region entering seasonal change

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The southern region of Vietnam suffers rains accompanied with thunderstorms and cyclones during well-defined seasonal change from end of May to mid June, reported the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center on April 28.

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Local officials should use all ways to help residents during drought- Deputy PM

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Local officials should use all ways to help residents during drought- Deputy PM

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung yesterday presided over a conference in Soc Trang province to discuss application of prompt and assertive measures against the current drought and salinity in the Mekong delta region.

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Experts call Tay Ninh the bridge to ASEAN

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Experts call Tay Ninh the bridge to ASEAN

The southern city of Tay Ninh is the last point in the Cuu Long (Mekong River) Delta region but from the perspective of ASEAN connectivity the city is the starting point connecting Vietnam with the Southeast Asia region, said Phan Chanh Duong, lecturer of the Fulbright Economic Teaching Program.
Illustrative photo (Photo: Reuters)

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Environment Minister admits to shortcoming in central fish death

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Environment Minister admits to shortcoming in central fish death

Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha yesterday admitted to shortcomings in handling the mass fish death in the north central region which he called a serious and large scale disaster occurring in Vietnam for the first time.

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Defence Minister invited to speak at 15th Shangri-La Dialogue

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Defence Minister invited to speak at 15th Shangri-La Dialogue

The International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) invited Vietnamese Defence Minister Ngo Xuan Lich to speak on the second day of the upcoming 15th Shangri-La Dialogue on June 4.

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New Zealand announces $50,000 humanitarian aid package for Vietnamese province

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New Zealand announces $50,000 humanitarian aid package for Vietnamese province

The New Zealand Embassy in Vietnam announced Thursday that an aid package totaling US$50,000 would be provided to areas in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre most affected by drought and salinization that hit the region in February.

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Vietnam, grappling with mass fish deaths, clamps down on seafood sales

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Vietnam, grappling with mass fish deaths, clamps down on seafood sales

Vietnam on Thursday banned the sale and distribution of non-living aquatic products in its central region, following inconclusive efforts to explain why huge numbers of dead fish washed ashore.

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South Asia clothing industry can employ millions more women, boost growth: World Bank

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South Asia clothing industry can employ millions more women, boost growth: World Bank

South Asia's clothing and textiles industry can create millions of jobs for the region's working-age women, boosting economic growth and helping improve children's health and education, a World Bank report said.

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More children, elderly sick as temperatures rise

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More children, elderly sick as temperatures rise

Children’s hospitals in Ho Chi Minh City are getting a large number of patients with respiratory ailments and diarrhoea due to an ongoing hot spell in the southern region with temperatures rising up to 37 degrees Celsius.

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Vietnam, grappling with mass fish deaths, clamps down on seafood sales

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Vietnam, grappling with mass fish deaths, clamps down on seafood sales

HANOI, April 28 - Vietnam on Thursday banned the sale and distribution of non-living aquatic products in its central region, following inconclusive efforts to explain why huge numbers of dead fish washed ashore.

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