HANOI Vietnam is seeking to reduce its reliance on Asian rice markets while boosting the output of high-quality grain to better position itself in the global market, the government said on Thursday.
HANOI Vietnam's President Tran Dai Quang, a former chief of internal security who became one of the most high-profile leaders in the communist-ruled country, died on Friday after an illness, state media said.
HANOI A Vietnamese court found two Vietnamese-Americans guilty of terrorism on Wednesday and sentenced them to 14 years in prison for masterminding a series of bomb plots earlier this year, a court official told Reuters.
HANOI/BANDAR LAMPUNG Coffee prices in Vietnam edged up this week on scarce supplies, but traders said they would not climb further ahead of the new harvest next month.
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HANOI, Aug 28 A Vietnamese court has sentenced a
South African man to death for smuggling cocaine from Brazil
into the Southeast Asian country, state media reported on
HANOI Vietnam has ordered police and military forces in the capital, Hanoi, to prevent big gatherings or protests during its National Day holiday next month, the Hanoi People's Committee said on Monday.
HANOI More than 3,000 people in Vietnam, most of them women and children, were trafficked between 2012 and 2017, many of them into China, the Ministry of Public Security said on Friday, as parliament sought to tighten laws to tackle the problem.
HANOI, Aug 23 Vietnamese telecommunication
company Viettel has set its sights on the Philippines as the
next destination in its overseas expansion drive, the company
said on Thursday, as the archipelago's economy clears the way
for the entry of a third operator.
HANOI Floods from a burst dam in Laos have inundated thousands of hectares of paddy fields in Vietnam's rice-growing Mekong Delta region, officials said on Wednesday, although the damage is limited and not expected to affect the country's export crop.