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Vietnam seeks to reduce reliance on Asian rice markets, raise exports to Africa, Americas

11 Oct 2018

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.

Vietnam's president dies after viral illness

21 Sep 2018

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.

Vietnam jails two Vietnamese-Americans for 14 years over bomb plots

19 Sep 2018

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.

Asia Coffee: Vietnam prices edge higher on scarce supplies, further gains seen limited

13 Sep 2018

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.

UPDATE 2-Vinalines IPO flops, brings in 1 pct of Vietnam's target

05 Sep 2018

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Vietnam sentences South African drug smuggler to death

28 Aug 2018

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 Tuesday.

Vietnam braces for National Day protests in Hanoi

27 Aug 2018

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.

More than 3,000 Vietnamese fell victim to human traffickers in 2012-2017

24 Aug 2018

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.

Vietnam telecom firm Viettel eyes Philippine market

23 Aug 2018

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.

Burst Laos dam floods some Vietnam rice fields, damage limited

01 Aug 2018

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.

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