Asia Coffee-Prices fall in Indonesia on harvest; Vietnam exports seen lower
..Exporters only buy from farmers to complete their previously signed contracts while demand from global importers for Vietnamese beans was lower as they eyed harvests in Indonesia and Brazil, said Phan Hung Anh, Deputy director of Daklak-based Anh..
Times of India. Mar 30, 2017 05:45 UTC
PM's instruction to close natural forests ignored by illegal loggers
..In late February and early March, news and reports about the serious deforestation in Ea Sup district of Dak Lak province appeared in local newspapers. Nguoi Lao Dong reported that just on an area of 1,000 square meters, 30 big trees were chopped down.
VietNamNet Bridge. Mar 30, 2017 01:44 UTC
Central Highlands need macadamia study
..Macadamia trees first made an appearance in Viet Nam in the 1990s, but farmers in the Central Highland only started cultivating them in 2000. Now they have around 2,266ha of macadamia cultivation, accounting for 64 per cent of the country's total crop..
VietNamNet Bridge. Mar 29, 2017 10:36 UTC
Police seize fake coffee shipment in robusta king Vietnam..
..Over three quarters of the 850kg shipment turned out to be soybeans soaked in chemicals and flavorings.
VnExpress International. Mar 29, 2017 10:01 UTC
Vietnam jails whistleblower linked to bribery case
..One of the gamblers told his family about the offer and they told Loi, who is known by many in his province as an active whistleblower using his Facebook page “Diet giac noi xam” (Destroying domestic invaders), to upload video clips as evidence of..
VnExpress International. Mar 28, 2017 03:11 UTC
Montagnards: Escaping Vietnam, stateless in Thailand
..Back in 2007, when he was arrested the first time by Vietnamese police, Ro.o Y Brik, 72, from Dak Lak, was told his religion belonged to the French and the Americans. "They accused me of trying to overthrow the government and asked me if I belonged to..
Aljazeera.com. Mar 27, 2017 09:05 UTC
Forests enrich illegal loggers: NA deputies
..Nhan Dan on March 1 reported about serious deforestation in the 'hot spot' of Ea Sup in Dak Lak province and the devastation of protective forest in Huong Hoa –Dak Rong in Quang Tri. The Voice of Vietnam also reported about deforestation in Quang Binh..
VietNamNet Bridge. Mar 25, 2017 07:48 UTC
Dong Nai: Hungry wild elephants trash crops, property
..Only some 100 wild elephants remain in Viet Nam, with most living in Dak Lak, Dong Nai and Nghe An provinces, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development's Forest Management Department. The Vietnamese Government has adopted..
VietNamNet Bridge. Mar 24, 2017 09:18 UTC