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Birdies on a plane: Vietnam's Bamboo airways banks on golf resorts for success

May 16 2019

HANOI As Vietnam's aviation sector booms and passenger numbers rise at double-digit rates, local upstart Bamboo Airways is embracing what it hopes will be a novel way of standing out in a crowded market: Golf. | Video

Vietnam eyes U.S. avocado market after Trump spat with Mexico

May 16 2019

HANOI Vietnam is seeking to export avocados to the United States, the Southeast Asian country said on Thursday, after U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to shut the U.S.-Mexico border raised fears American consumers could see a shortage.

Asia Coffee-Vietnam domestic prices rebound; May exports seen falling

May 16 2019

HANOI/BANDAR LAMPUNG, May 16 Vietnam's domestic coffee prices have partially rebounded after hitting the lowest level in six years last week, while shipments from the country are forecast to significantly fall this month.

Asia Coffee-Vietnam domestic prices hit six-year low, Indonesian premiums rise further

May 09 2019

HANOI/BANDAR LAMPUNG, May 9 Vietnam's domestic coffee prices fell to the lowest level in six years on Thursday following a decline on the ICE, while Indonesian premiums to July contract widened further to compensate for the global drop.

Malaysia frees Vietnamese woman accused of killing North Korean leader's half-brother

May 03 2019

HANOI/KUALA LUMPUR A Vietnamese woman who spent more than two years in a Malaysian prison on suspicion of killing the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was released from jail and returned to Vietnam on Friday. | Video

Asia Coffee-Vietnam domestic prices edge lower, Indonesian premiums widen

May 02 2019

HANOI/BANDAR LAMPUNG, May 2 Domestic prices in Vietnam edged down slightly this week, prompting farmers to halt their sales, while Indonesian premiums to July contract widened to compensate for a drop in global prices.

Asia Coffee-Vietnam April exports seen falling to 2 million 60-kg bags

Apr 25 2019

HANOI/BANDAR LAMPUNG, April 25 Vietnam's coffee exports are forecast to fall to around two million 60-kg bags in April from 2.87 million bags last month, traders said on Thursday, as farmers are not keen to sell at low prices.

Asia Coffee: Low prices in Vietnam, elections in Indonesia slow trade

Apr 18 2019

HANOI/BANDAR LAMPUNG Coffee trading has been slow this week in Vietnam due to weak prices, while elections in Indonesia saw traders keep to the sidelines.

U.S. criticizes Vietnam ban of glyphosate herbicide imports

Apr 11 2019

CHICAGO/HANOI U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue on Thursday criticized Vietnam's move to ban imports of glyphosate-based herbicides, saying the decision would have "devastating impacts on global agricultural production."

Asia Coffee-Vietnam prices fall after ICO raises forecast; Indonesian premium expands further

Apr 11 2019

HANOI/BANDAR LAMPUNG, April 11 Domestic coffee prices in Vietnam fell this week after the International Coffee Organisation raised global surplus forecast, while Indonesian premium expanded further.

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