U.S. Senate votes to scrap controversial catfish inspection

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U.S. Senate votes to scrap controversial catfish inspection

The U.S. Senate voted for cancelation of the US Department of Agriculture’s inspection program for Siluriformes Fish including catfish at a meeting on May 25, announced the Vietnam Seafood Exporters and Producers Association yesterday.

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Shrimp export continues growing

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

Shrimp export continues growing

According to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP), April shrimp export continued growing 7.6 percent over the same month last year to hit US$239.6 million.

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A budget weekend trip to Phu Quy Island

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 week(s) ago

A budget weekend trip to Phu Quy Island

In the past, tourists spent a lot traveling from HCMC to Phu Quy Island off mainland Binh Thuan Province on the south-central coast. Now they need around VND1 million (US$45) each for a perfect two-day weekend trip to this exotic island.

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Suppliers protest Big C demands

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 week(s) ago

Suppliers protest Big C demands

The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) has asked the supermarket chain Big C to refrain from asking for higher discount rates from Vietnamese suppliers, and has recommended a maximum rate of 15 per cent.

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The pristine beach in central Vietnam where locals offer independent tourism services

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 week(s) ago 1 related news

The pristine beach in central Vietnam where locals offer independent tourism services

The coarse, rugged fishermen residing around a secluded, fairytale-like beach in the south-central province of Binh Dinh have turned creatively resourceful since they began offering tourism services to both domestic and international holidaymakers a few years ago.

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Tests show seafood samples from central provinces safe

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 week(s) ago

Nearly 140 samples of seafood, vegetables and water in the four central coastal provinces which suffered mass fish deaths are determined to be safe and within the prescribed level.

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The pristine beach in central Vietnam where locals offer independent tourism services

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The pristine beach in central Vietnam where locals offer independent tourism services

The coarse, rugged fishermen residing around a secluded, fairytale-like beach in the south-central province of Binh Dinh have turned creatively resourceful since they began offering tourism services to both domestic and international holidaymakers a few years ago.

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Cambodian men testify in Thai fishing boat trafficking case

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 week(s) ago

Cambodian men testify in Thai fishing boat trafficking case

BANGKOK, May 12 -- Labour brokers duped Cambodian men with promises of work in Thailand, trapping them on fishing boats and forcing them to work more than 20 hours a day, lawyers said as a court heard evidence against three defendants accused of human trafficking.

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Government supports communities after mass fish deaths

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Government supports communities after mass fish deaths

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc gave the go-ahead for urgent donations to be sent to local people in the four central provinces which have been seriously affected by the mass fish deaths since early April.

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Aquaculturists sue seafood processors as waste discharge kills fish en masse

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 week(s) ago

Aquaculturists sue seafood processors as waste discharge kills fish en masse

Many families in the southern beach town of Vung Tau are filing a class action lawsuit against seafood processors for causing their fish farms losses worth nearly US$800,000 by discharging waste.

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VN’s shrimp exports to U.S. grow in early 2016

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Báo điện tử CP English 3 week(s) ago

VN’s shrimp exports to U.S. grow in early 2016

VGP – Viet Nam’s shrimp exports to the U.S. were on the rise in early 2016 after experiencing a drop of 38.3% in 2015, according to the Viet Nam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).

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Vietnamese suppliers forced to leave Big C over commissions

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 week(s) ago

Vietnamese suppliers forced to leave Big C over commissions

Many Vietnamese food and seafood suppliers are on the verge of pulling their products from supermarket chain Big C’s shelves as the retailer demands exorbitant commissions and numerous fees, destroying suppliers' profits.

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Spectre of dead fish scares tourists

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 week(s) ago

Spectre of dead fish scares tourists

Tourism in the four central seaside provinces faced serious business shortfalls due to many cancellations over the four-day holiday ending last Tuesday, caused by recent masses of dead fish washing up on central beaches.

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VASEP forecasts positive aquatic exports

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VASEP forecasts positive aquatic exports

VGP – Viet Nam pockets US$1.97 billion from shipping aquatic products abroad in the first four months, up 6.2% against the same period last year. The positive sign came after constant declines in 2015, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

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It is now Hoi An's turn to allay concerns about water, seafood safety

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 week(s) ago

It is now Hoi An's turn to allay concerns about water, seafood safety

Authorities in the central town of Hoi An on Wednesday announced that waters off its coast are safe, dismissing social media reports that fish have been killed due to contamination spreading from neighboring provinces to its north.

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