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Old war base now tourist destination

Old war base now tourist destination

The early morning sun shines all around. Clouds hang on mountains near and far mountains. Villages dot the immense green rice fields stretching into the distance.

Over 5 million tonnes of rice exported in ten months

Over 5 million tonnes of rice exported in ten months

Vietnam shipped 5.05 million tonnes of rice worth US$2.25 billion in the first ten months of 2017, up 22.3% in volume and 21.1% in value year on year, said the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Phu Do rice vermicelli making village

Phu Do rice vermicelli making village

VOV.VN - Phu Do Village in Hanoi’s outlying district of Nam Tu Liem is famous for its 400-year-old craft of making fresh rice vermicelli. The village’s progenitor Ho Nguyen Tho was a native of Thanh Hoa province.

Opportunity for Vietnam to export rice to Sri Lanka

Opportunity for Vietnam to export rice to Sri Lanka

The Ministry of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka has launched an international tender to purchase 200,000 tonnes of rice, providing an excellent opportunity for Vietnamese rice exporters.

PM asks for prompt measures supporting flood-hit communities

PM asks for prompt measures supporting flood-hit communities

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc asked for prompt measures to be taken to support flood-hit communities’ re-building efforts during a meeting with officials from Thanh Hoa, Hoa Binh, Yen Bai and Son La in Hanoi on October 26.

Rice exporters advised to diversify markets

Rice exporters advised to diversify markets

Vietnam exported more than 4.5 million tonnes of rice in the first nine months of this year for US$2 billion, up 19.6% in volume and 18% in value year on year, but its dependance on the Chinese market brings latent risks.