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Mass switch to pepper causes market crash

Mass switch to pepper causes market crash

A pepper glut in the Central Highlands as more and more farmers switched to the crop lured by the earlier high profits from the spice has caused prices to collapse and threatens to bankrupt many of them.

Tigers’ bodies found in wine tank

Tigers’ bodies found in wine tank

A man in Duc Trong district in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong has been discovered in possession of two dead tigers, according to Phan Van Thong, head of the local police.

Up to three storms, low pressures to hit Vietnam by year-end

Up to three storms, low pressures to hit Vietnam by year-end

About six to eight storms and low pressures are forecast to operate in the East Sea in the rest of the year, with two or three of them directly affecting Vietnam, especially the central region, according to the National Centre for Hydrometeorogical Forecasting.

Over 12,400 new firms set up in August

Over 12,400 new firms set up in August

As many as 12,404 new enterprises were set up in August with total capital of VND131 trillion (US$5.76 billion), up 6.2% in volume and 39% in value, reported the General Statistics Office (GSO).

Two storms, low pressures forecast to hit Vietnam in September

Two storms, low pressures forecast to hit Vietnam in September

The National Centre for Hydrometeorogical Forecasting warned that two or four storms and low pressures will arise in the East Sea in September, and one or two of which may affect the country’s mainland, especially the central region.

Unexploded bombs found in Dak Lak province

Unexploded bombs found in Dak Lak province

Two bombs weighing over 1,600kg left from the US war in Vietnam have been safely removed from the gardens of local families in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak, the Military High Command said.