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Vietnamese fruits struggle to gain foothold in international markets

Doors have been opened but strict controls and high aviation fees are standing in the way.

Lawmakers sow fruit and vegetable export plan to stem poverty in rural Vietnam

Vietnam earned more from fruit and vegetable exports than it did from oil shipments last year.

Hanoi farmer creates 'Franken-fruit trees' for Tet

The capital farmer grafted ten different buds onto a single potted root system.
January 15, 2017 | 12:37 pm GMT+7

Climate change: Low-hanging fruit ripe for the picking

Earth is hurtling deep into the red zone of dangerous global warming, but there are some low cost, effective options for putting on the brakes.
November 03, 2016 | 05:45 pm GMT+7

Fruit and veg outgrow rice to become Vietnam's third largest foreign-currency earner

Already a major coffee and rice exporter, Vietnam is now turning its attention to fruit and vegetables.
October 14, 2016 | 04:27 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese diet: Too much salt and not enough fruit and veg

Cancer and heart disease are deadly threats to those who don't watch what they eat.
September 09, 2016 | 04:55 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's fruit and vegetable exports grow past rice

Countries like the U.S. and Australia are developing a taste for Vietnamese fruit.
September 08, 2016 | 11:07 am GMT+7

Mekong Delta fruit farmers being killed off by saline intrusion

Vietnam’s 'fruit basket' is dying, and authorities don't have a solution.
July 26, 2016 | 04:24 pm GMT+7

Rooftop farming takes off in Hanoi

Desperate for poison-free food, Hanoians are taking matters into their own green fingers. 
July 21, 2016 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnam earns $42mln from lychee export to China

Fruit farmers are still looking to the northern neigbor as their main export market.
July 05, 2016 | 11:23 am GMT+7

Mekong Delta loses $210 million to drought and salinity

Vietnam's Mekong Delta has suffered losses worth more than VND4.7 trillion ($210 million) due to the severe and prolonged drought and saltwater intrusion during dry season, ...
June 28, 2016 | 11:10 am GMT+7

Treasures grow on trees in Vietnam's tropical south

In contrast to the more seasonal north, the south of Vietnam offers two options: baking heat or pouring rain. But this climate does bear fruit, quite literally, with different ...
June 21, 2016 | 04:24 pm GMT+7

Malaysia's drought woes open door for Vietnamese vegetable growers

Fruit and vegetable growers in Malaysia are reeling from the hot weather caused by the El Nino phenomenon. The public are bracing for a steep increase in the price of vegetables, ...
May 20, 2016 | 11:56 am GMT+7

Photographer's eye: Food markets

Street markets with fresh fruit and vegetables and meat are something you almost don't see in western countries, but you can’t miss them in Asia.
April 28, 2016 | 08:11 am GMT+7