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Vietnam's Mekong Delta residents trembling after river swallows houses

Erosion is ever-increasingly 'deforming' Vietnam's rice basket.

Appetite in Europe, Philippines may boost Vietnam's 2017 rice exports - USDA

Vietnam's global rice export ranking this year is expected to remain unchanged, trailing behind Thailand and India.

Vietnam needs natural disaster strategy after $2 bln in damage caused last year - PM

Damage caused by natural disasters trimmed about 1 percent off Vietnam's gross domestic product in 2016.
April 18, 2017 | 06:05 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's rice export prices stable despite concerns over quality

Overseas demand for Vietnamese rice remains thin even after the country exported less in the first quarter.
April 14, 2017 | 09:46 am GMT+7

Vietnam's March rice exports hit one-yr high as top buyers grow hungry

In the long run, top buyer China's imports are forecast to fall to 4.5 million tons in the marketing year to June 2018. 
April 11, 2017 | 02:55 pm GMT+7

Indonesia turns it back on Vietnamese rice as crops at home flourish

Indonesia's rice imports from all destinations in 2017 are forecast to halve to 500,000 tons, based on USDA reports.
April 07, 2017 | 04:12 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese PM orders rice revolution to raise quality of production

Falling rice exports have prompted the government to rethink its strategy.
April 05, 2017 | 03:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnam tries to keep its head above water as scientists warn of sinking Mekong Delta

By 2100, half of the Mekong Delta could be swamped by rising sea levels.
March 31, 2017 | 06:30 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's Q1 rice exports down but Chinese appetite set to grow

'China has a major impact on Vietnam's rice exports because when China starts making inquiries, prices rise and other buyers turn away from Vietnam.'
March 30, 2017 | 03:13 pm GMT+7

El Nino looms large in 2017 with drought and strong typhoons forecast for Vietnam

The rainy season is likely to return later than usual this year, and summer will be hotter, a senior meteorologist said.
March 24, 2017 | 02:35 pm GMT+7

China set to cut into India, Vietnam rice exports in 2017 - USDA

Falling demand and overseas competition are expected to bite into Vietnam's rice exports.
March 12, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Mexico's rice import plan may open door for Vietnamese grain

The plan could help Vietnam's rice shipments rebound from an eight-year low in 2016.
March 07, 2017 | 02:45 pm GMT+7

Vietnam to form $300 mln fund to protect coffee, rice production

Concessional loans from the World Bank will help support these key export products. 
March 03, 2017 | 02:46 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's Jan-Feb rice export volume dips, value slides faster

Rice export turnover in the first two months falls around 40 percent from a year ago, quickening from a 34 percent slide in January.
February 27, 2017 | 07:55 pm GMT+7

World loses its appetite for pricey Vietnamese rice

Rice exports are likely to wilt into the fields this year unless global tastes change.
February 25, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7