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Central highlands province issues strictures against management failures

VIETNAMNEWS Update: April, 20/2017 – 14:00

A forest in Đăk Nông Province under the protection of a forestry company tasked by the local government was devastated, either by illegal logging or conversion into farmland. — Photo thanhnien.vn

ĐẮK NÔNG — The Đắk Nông Provincial Inspection Committee today issued strictures following the results of its investigation into management violations committed by a number of the province’s officials.

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Teacher loses her voice, finds her calling

VIETNAMNEWS Update: April, 16/2017 – 09:00

To your health: Phương (right, first row) delivered free medicines on a field trip to Ea Phang in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai.

Viet Nam News – A throat affliction putting paid to her chosen vocation as a teacher, a young woman stumbles on to a new art form, courtesy some lotus flowers and a Buddhist spirit. Hồng Vân tells an inspiring story.

Nguyễn Nhật Minh Phương was very clear about her choice of career.

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China, Philippines spar over military visit to island

Al Jaazeera – China voices displeasure after high-profile Philippine military brass visit disputed island in the South China Sea.

Troops march as a plane carrying Philippine military brass arrives on Pag-asa island [Bullit Marquez/AP]

China has protested about a visit by Philippine military chiefs to a disputed island in the South China Sea, but Manila maintained on Saturday that it owns the territory where Filipino troops and villagers have lived for decades.

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The lights go on at Huế’s Imperial Palace

VIETNAMNEWS Update: April, 22/2017 – 08:15

Duty: The royal guards’ patrol. — VNS Photo Nguyễn Văn Sum

THỪA THIÊN – HUẾ — The former Imperial Palace in Huế will be lit up every night thanks to a light system installed by the Huế Monuments Conservation Centre, the local government body that manages the monuments.

According to centre director Phan Thanh Hải, the lighting of the monument is part of a programme to welcome visitors to the former palace in the evening. Since it first opened to tourists in the 1990s, the UNESCO-recognised site has received visitors only in the daytime. During the night, the palace has remained closed.

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Cheap meat imports affecting domestic animal breeders

 vietnamnet Last update 12:00 | 21/04/2017

VietNamNet Bridge – The average price for imported pork is now $1.2 per kilo, or VND27,000, while the domestic pork price has dropped dramatically to a 30-year low.

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According to GDC, by mid-March, Vietnam had imported 7,800 tons of pork of different kinds, worth $9.4 million. The figure represented a 16 percent increase in quantity and 21 percent in value compared with the same period last year.

As such, one kilo of imports is priced at $1.2. Post-slaughter by-products were imported at $0.88 per kilo (5,400 tons were imported, worth $4.8 million), while fresh pork was VND42,500 per kilo.

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Shrimp waste used to make animal feed, biological derivatives

 vietnamnet Last update 10:15 | 16/02/2017

VietNamNet Bridge – Shrimp waste – heads and shells – are being used to produce animal feed and biological derivatives, resulting in high profits and a reduction of air pollution at processing plants. 

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Six years ago in Ca Mau province, the ‘metropolis’ of the aquaculture and seafood processing industry, shrimp shells discharged from processing were in piles as high as a mountain.

Every day, Minh Phu Seafood JSC threw away 50-100 tons of shrimp heads and shells. The mountain of shrimp waste produced a bad odor after being exposed to the sun and rain.

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Locals barricade road to save environment in southern Vietnam

Tuoi Tre News Updated : 04/20/2017 11:04 GMT + 7

Residents in the southern Vietnamese province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau have blocked a local road as a last resort in their battle against the damage and pollution caused by trucks traveling to and from a nearby port.

The barricade first went up around 8:30 am on Wednesday, when residents living along the road leading to the Duc Hanh Inland Port in Tan Phuoc Commune, Tan Thanh District decided they had finally had enough.

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Agro ministry proposes solutions to help pig-farming industry

VIETNAMNEWS Update: April, 20/2017 – 16:00

Customers shop at a supermarket. — Photo nhandan.com.vn

HÀ NỘI — Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyễn Xuân Cường has submitted a variety of potential solutions to Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc to help the struggling pig-farming industry recover.

The move comes after the price of live pigs kept falling, dropping to VNĐ30,000 (US$1.32) per kilo in recent months. With no indication of an end to this downward spiral, pig breeders across the country are facing losses, the Infonet online newspaper reported.

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Philippine senator calls for probe into police cash-for-kill claim

channelnewsasia Posted 19 Apr 2017 21:25

FILE PHOTO: A woman prays for her loved one who she says was killed due to alleged involvement in illegal drugs, during a Holy Eucharist mass against extra-judicial killings inside a Roman Catholic Church in Paranaque city, metro Manila, Philippines March 2, 2017. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco/File Photo

MANILA: A Philippine senator called for a probe on Wednesday into allegations by senior officers in a Reuters report that police received cash rewards for executing drug suspects, while a police spokesman challenged the claims but said they would be investigated.

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Eight must-visit places in Binh Duong – Photos: Seven places to visit in Binh Duong – A piggy bank making village in Binh Duong

 vietnamnet Last update 11:57 | 17/02/2017

Eight must-visit places in Binh Duong

Phu An bamboo village, Hoi Khanh pagoda, and Tay Tang pagoda, just to name a few, are attractive tourist destinations in Binh Duong province.

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Located in Ben Cat District, Binh Duong Province, Phu An Ecological Bamboo Museum and Botanical Reserve, also known as the Phu An Bamboo Village, is one of the biggest bamboo museums in Southeast Asia. This multipurpose centre promotes scientific research and ecosystem conservation while promoting environmental awareness and the value of ecotourism in the local community.eight must-visit places in binh duong hinh 2
Covering 70 hectares, New City Park is an ideal holiday retreat for visitors with beautiful landscapes, romantic lakes and springs, and entertainment area for kids

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