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Vietnamese pork banned in several countries due to swine fever fears

Some countries and terriories are banning pork imports from Vietnam following the recent outbreaks of African swine fever in the country.

High steaks: Meaty differences at Trump-Kim summit

While the US president likes his steaks well done, the North Korean leader has rarer tastes.

Incurable African swine fever spreads to northern Vietnam port city

Hai Phong City has become the third locality in Vietnam to detect an incurable strain of African swine fever.
February 25, 2019 | 08:05 am GMT+7

North Korea asks UN to help address food shortage

North Korea has asked U.N. aid agencies for help to address a looming food crisis after figures forecast a sharp drop in crop production for this year.
February 22, 2019 | 03:26 pm GMT+7

Incurable African swine fever detected in northern Vietnam

An incurable strain of African swine fever has been detected in Hung Yen and Thai Binh provinces, it was announced Tuesday.
February 20, 2019 | 03:53 pm GMT+7

Saigon residents stay up all night to cook banh chung

Many residents of Saigon enjoyed a sleepless Friday night as they cooked the traditional banh chung for Tet.
February 02, 2019 | 05:00 pm GMT+7

Hanoi supermarkets, stores packed as people go Tet shopping

Supermarkets and stores in Hanoi were jam-packed as residents rushed to buy groceries ahead of the Lunar New Year.
February 02, 2019 | 02:08 pm GMT+7

When a sugarcane harvest ends, the borer hunt begins

In drinking sessions after a sugarcane harvest, the best snack to be served can be found in the hollowed out roots of burnt sugarcanes. 
January 11, 2019 | 08:40 pm GMT+7

American fund acquires stake in Vietnamese organic food firm

The Seaf Women’s Opportunity Fund has acquired a 30 percent stake in Organica, promising the Vietnam all-round support.
January 10, 2019 | 06:48 pm GMT+7

Convenience stores a haven for most Saigon youth

Increasing numbers of Saigon residents are visiting convenience stores, and most of the youth hangout there.
December 21, 2018 | 08:29 am GMT+7

Critter fritter: Hanoi's winter worm cakes delight diners

Hanoi's "cha ruoi" ragworm fritters are a winter foodie favorite in the Vietnamese capital, but the deep-fried delights are not for the squeamish.
December 20, 2018 | 04:03 pm GMT+7

At 93, Can Tho woman works hard and saves for a rainy day

Ho Thi Chuoc makes snacks from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m, saves what she earns so she doesn’t have to depend on anyone.
December 17, 2018 | 02:10 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s Hoi An emerges as hot travel destination, again

U.S. travel magazine Travel+Leisure lists the ancient town of Hoi An among the 50 best places to touch down next year.
December 17, 2018 | 11:12 am GMT+7

Be patient, your bowl of noodles will come in an hour

A Saigon eatery that serves a single dish is so popular that people queue up to eat.
December 15, 2018 | 11:43 am GMT+7

2 days or more on Phu Quoc, the pearl island

Here is all you need to know to visit this popular place in southern Vietnam.
December 14, 2018 | 10:32 pm GMT+7
 
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