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Japan’s Order of the Rising Sun conferred upon Vietnamese scientist

The Japanese Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City on May 10 announced the Japanese Government’s decision to bestow the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon upon Vietnamese Professor Vo Tong Xuan.

Sugar companies want to extend protection period

The Vietnam Sugar & Sugarcane Association (VSSA) has asked the government to delay the removal of the sugar import quota to 2022 instead of 2018 as committed in ATIGA. 

Vietnam warned it may yield to Myanmar in exporting rice

VietNamNet Bridge - Myanmar has jumped into large markets, getting ready to become the No 1 in the world in rice exports, according to Vo Tong Xuan, the leading rice expert. 

Rice exports: Why are Vietnam’s miracle-makers still poor?

VietNamNet Bridge - The biggest risk for Vietnamese rice growers is not the weather or the market but policies, from exchange rate policy to tax policy to a range of other policies.

MARD prefers to use imported seeds for farm produce

 VietNamNet Bridge – Though Vietnam has spent big money on its national seed production program, it still uses mostly imported seeds for farm produce.

Importers may set GMO barrier against VN's exports, experts worry

Vietnamese associations have warned their members that import countries may prevent the GMO (genetically modified organisms) exports from Vietnam, which is considered a technical barrier like the antibiotics residue one.

No one is “free” as Vietnamese farmers are

VietNamNet Bridge – Changing crops very offent and being disorganized is a vicious cycle that erodes the strength and capital of farmer families, said Prof. Vo Tong Xuan.

Rice paradox

“People tend to take reasons to keep local interests. If determining the ultimate benefit as national interests and the interests of farmers, we can do it,” Professor Vo Tong Xuan said about the export of rice.