Vietnam food watchdog rejects link between local firm’s lard and Taiwan oil scandal

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Vietnam food watchdog rejects link between local firm’s lard and Taiwan oil scandal

A Vietnamese company has only sold lard oil for animal feed to a firm that has been hit by a tainted oil scandal in Taiwan, and does not take responsibility if the importer used it for other purposes, the Vietnam Food Administration said Monday.

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PM approves equitisation plan for Vietnam Seaproducts Corp.

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VietnamPlus English 15 hour(s) ago 1 duplicate news

The Prime Minister has approved the plan to equitise the Vietnam National Seaproducts Corporation (Seaprodex).

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Chinese apples sold in Vietnam under US label

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Chinese apples sold in Vietnam under US label

American apples being sold at the Long Bien Market and several supermarkets in Hanoi are actually Chinese-grown fruit slapped with forged US labels, a Thanh Nien investigation has found.

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Authorities play significant role in ensuring quality helmet production

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VietNam News English 2 day(s) ago

Hoang Lam, director of the Quality Assurance and Safety Centre (Quatest 3), discusses the importance of the Mandatory Motorcycle Helmet Law with Ha Noi Moi (New Ha Noi) newspaper.

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Iconic Easy Rider chopper sells for US$1.35 million

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Iconic Easy Rider chopper sells for US$1.35 million

The red, white and blue stars-and-stripes panhead chopper was sold as part of a sale of Hollywood memorabilia at entertainment industry auction house Profiles in History.

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US company sells out of Ebola toys

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US company sells out of Ebola toys

They might look tasteless, but satisfied customers dub them cute and adorable. Ebola-themed toys have proved such a hit that one US-based company has sold out.

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Saigon home to souvenirs made of used motorbike parts

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Saigon home to souvenirs made of used motorbike parts

VietNamNet Bridge - Beasts, pedicabs, motorcycles, and aircraft made of discarded components from motorcycles are special souvenirs sold on Le Loi Street in HCM City.

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Medical certificates sold for $7.5, even to the dead

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Medical certificates sold for $7.5, even to the dead

By submitting an ID card and portrait photo and paying VND160,000 (US$7.54) as a “fee”, anybody could buy a medical certificate at a district health center in central Vietnam’s Quang Binh province without undergoing any real checkup.

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G-bond sales forecast to hit new highs

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VietnamPlus English 4 day(s) ago

Government bond sales by the State Treasury would reach new highs this year thanks to strong market demand, the Saigon Times Daily reported.

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More than 2500 tickets sold out for Oktoberfest in Hanoi

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More than 2500 tickets sold out for Oktoberfest in Hanoi

Under the patronage of the German Embassy in Hanoi and the German Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh city, the German Business Association (GBA) with its 164 German member corporations co-hosts and celebrates Germany’s largest cultural event in the two cities of Ho Chi Minh city at Windsor Plaza Hotel on October 10 – 18, 2014 and Hanoi at JW Marriott Hanoi Hotel on October 23 and 24, 2014.

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Saigon man catches giant barb, sold for nearly $10,000

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Saigon man catches giant barb, sold for nearly $10,000

VietNamNet Bridge - Hundreds of people blocked the Rach Muong Bridge in District 9 in Ho Chi Minh City on the morning of Thursday, October 16, to see a giant barb of nearly 130kg, caught by a Saigonese fisherman in a branch of the Dong Nai River.

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Culture, sports complexes in Vietnam marooned and wasted

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Culture, sports complexes in Vietnam marooned and wasted

A slew of culture and sports venues across Vietnam have been left desolate for years due to several reasons or sold at almost half the construction costs to private companies.

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The rise of counterfeit bags in Vietnam

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The rise of counterfeit bags in Vietnam

A huge number of counterfeit backpacks and bags have worried authentic producers and confused customers in Vietnam given their ubiquity.

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Central region takes biofuel lead

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

The National Oil and Gas Group (Petro Viet Nam) has opened three biofuel plants with total capacity of 300 million litres per year in order to meet increasing demand for green energy.

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Car sales leap 65pct y-o-y in September: car assoc.

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Car sales leap 65pct y-o-y in September: car assoc.

Car sales in Vietnam last month rose around 65 percent over the same period last year, said the Vietnam Automobile Manufacturers' Association (VAMA) in its monthly report.

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