If GMM is farmed on a large scale, the amount of maize Vietnam needs to import will decrease. However, the GMM cultivated areas remain far below expectations.

Arbitral ruling on South China Sea will have long-term impacts in dispute resolution: expert
7/13/2018 4:26:58 PM (GMT+7)
Ha Anh Tuan, Director of the Centre for Policy Analysis under the Institute for Bien Dong Maritime Studies, writes to Viet Nam News on the legal implications of the arbitral tribunal’s ruling and its impacts two years on.

Vietnam’s FPT group expands investment in Japan
7/15/2018 12:08:21 AM (GMT+7)
 Vietnam’s IT group FPT has inaugurated its 7th representative office in Japan at Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture. 

Vocational schools to go green
7/15/2018 12:07:01 AM (GMT+7)
 Technical vocational education and training (TVET) institutes in Ho Chi Minh City plan to train students in green-growth fields that promote economic sustainability.

Vietnamese firms must step up to join foreign distribution chains
7/15/2018 12:05:56 AM (GMT+7)
 To sell their products to foreign distribution channels, Vietnamese businesses need to pay more attention to product design, quality assurance and after-sales services, speakers said at a training workshop held in HCM City on July 13.

Fruit, vegetable waste causes serious pollution at wholesale markets
7/13/2018 5:18:07 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City is facing ongoing issues from agro-product waste at its wholesale markets and has yet to come up with a solution, reported Nong thon Ngay nay (Countryside Today) newspaper.

Online wildlife trade needs to be better monitored
7/15/2018 12:04:32 AM (GMT+7)
 Vietnam’s illegal online trade of wildlife is occurring on websites that end with “.vn” and “.com” domain names, including social media websites, according to a study released recently by TRAFFIC.

Thai cave rescue: Rick Stanton says he is 'not a hero'
7/13/2018 5:41:52 PM (GMT+7)
 One of the British divers who helped to save 12 boys and their football coach from a flooded cave in Thailand has insisted he was not a hero.

Quang Ninh: National paragliding contest kicks off
7/15/2018 12:00:12 AM (GMT+7)
 A paragliding contest was opened in Hoanh Bo mountainous district of northern Quang Ninh province on July 14 as part of the National Tourism Year 2018.

China industrial park explosion kills 19
7/13/2018 5:50:15 PM (GMT+7)
 An explosion at an industrial park in China's Sichuan province has left 19 people dead and 12 others injured, officials say.

Vietnamese female footballers win bronze at AFF champs
7/14/2018 11:58:24 PM (GMT+7)
 Vietnam won a bronze medal after beating Myanmar 3-0 to win the bronze medal at the AFF Women’s Championships at Jaka Baring Stadium in Indonesia on July 13.

Johnson & Johnson to pay $4.7bn damages in talc cancer case
7/13/2018 6:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay $4.7bn (£3.6bn) in damages to 22 women who alleged that its talc products caused them to develop ovarian cancer.

Feel Japan in Vietnam 2018 kicks off in HCM City
7/14/2018 11:57:20 PM (GMT+7)
 Feel Japan in Vietnam 2018 opened in Ho Chi Minh City on July 14, as part of events marking 45 years of Vietnam – Japan relations.


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