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Food processing industry in Mekong Delta still not attracting investors

Though it is the country’s biggest granary and fishery area, exporting $30 billion worth of products each year, the Mekong Delta still cannot attract major investments. A report of the Ministry of Planning and Investment shows that Vietnam has attracted $290 billion worth of foreign direct ...

Expenses for frozen seafood tests covered by Formosa

All frozen-seafood testing expenses will be covered by part of the US$500-million compensation paid by Taiwanese Hưng Nghiệp Formosa Hà Tĩnh Steel Corporation. This was the latest order from Deputy Prime Minister Trương Hòa Bình, who subsequently tasked the Ministry of Finance to make the ...

Industrial park aims for SME segment

WorldBridge International Group will sink $25 million into developing an industrial park for small and medium-sized enterprises in Kandal province after signing a memorandum of understanding with the Ministry of Industry and Handicrafts on November 4, the company’s chairman said on November 7. The industrial ...

Minister vows action against out-of-date, contaminated foods

Action has been and will continue to be taken to prevent the sale of out-of-date and contaminated foods as well as the provision of unfair services that continue to surface, a minister told the National Assembly recently. Minister of Industry and Commerce, Ms Khemmani Pholsena, ...

World body moves to curtail Japan's 'science' whaling

The world’s whaling watchdog moved on October 27 to curtail Japan’s annual whale hunt, conducted under scientific licence but blasted by critics as a commercial meat haul. A resolution on “improving” the review of deadly research programmes, which Japan alone conducts, split the 70-year-old International ...

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