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Why is this Vietnamese island called seafood lovers' heaven?

Ly Son in central Vietnam is emerging as a new offshore wonder for tourists.

Vietnam’s shrimp industry faces rough year with $3.4 bln export target

Shrimp exports in 2016 rose 6.7 percent from a year ago to $3.15 billion

South Korea raises scrutiny on frozen Vietnamese shrimp

Other key export markets have taken similar measures, raising simmering concerns about food safety.
February 16, 2017 | 12:22 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese seafood exporters scammed in payment fraud schemes

Industry group VASEP has asked its members to stay vigilant against potential letter-of-credit scams that could cost them thousands of dollars.
January 14, 2017 | 02:48 pm GMT+7

Vietnam detects banned chemicals in 134 batches of catfish exports

The reputation of some exporters is on the line, with one already banned by the European Union.
December 20, 2016 | 03:41 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese shrimp exports under more toxic scrutiny

Shipments are being sent back due to high levels of antibiotics and heavy metals.
October 18, 2016 | 07:15 pm GMT+7

Vietnam eyes bigger share in Australia’s shrimp market

The seafood industry is also hoping for a rebound after exports plunged last year.
September 12, 2016 | 04:29 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s seafood industry feels the pinch after mass fish deaths

Taiwanese fish killer Formosa urged to bear financial responsibility for Vietnamese seafood producers.
August 26, 2016 | 01:33 pm GMT+7

Drought killing Vietnamese shrimp hits seafood exports

Vietnam exports about $7 billion worth of seafood each year, mostly from waters off its southern coast, and the industry has started to feel the impact of the worst drought and ...
June 13, 2016 | 07:37 pm GMT+7

Consumers shy away from seafood despite diving prices

Efforts by authorities, traders and fishermen to prove that seafood is still safe have failed to convince consumers in areas hit by mass fish deaths, who are still avoiding ...
May 04, 2016 | 05:26 pm GMT+7

Pollution the prime suspect for mass fish deaths on Vietnam’s central coast

Masses of lifeless fish are continuing to wash up along the coast of central Vietnam, and experts are debating the mysterious cause of their deaths.
April 22, 2016 | 02:04 pm GMT+7