Vietnamese Community News

Vietnam eyes US avocado market after Trump spat with Mexico

HANOI – Vietnam is seeking to export avocados to the United States, the Southeast Asian country said, after US President Donald Trump’s threat to shut the US-Mexico border raised fears American consumers

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Vietnam may be added to expanded US list on currency manipulation: Bloomberg

WASHINGTON – The Trump administration will expand the number of countries it monitors for currency manipulation in an upcoming report expected this month, and Vietnam may be named a currency manipulator,

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13 April, 2019 | Vietnamese Community News

Malaysia to free Vietnamese woman accused of Kim Jong Nam murder on May 3: lawyer

KUALA LUMPUR – A Vietnamese woman who had been accused of killing the half-brother of North Korea’s leader will be freed from a Malaysian prison on May 3, her lawyer

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US criticises Vietnam ban of glyphosate herbicide imports

CHICAGO/HANOI – US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has criticised Vietnam’s move to ban imports of glyphosate-based herbicides, saying the decision would have “devastating impacts on global agricultural production.” Vietnam’s

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‘Harsh’ tactics used to keep wages low for Vietnamese garment workers

KUALA LUMPUR – European and US fashion brands sourcing from Vietnam must stop their “harsh” tactics that push down workers’ wages and trap millions in poverty, labour rights campaigners said.

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Charges laid against alleged forex price fixing cartel: ACCC

Criminal cartel charges have been laid against a money transfer business and five individuals for allegedly fixing the Australian dollar / Vietnamese dong exchange rate and fees they charged their

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Singapore seizes record haul of pangolin scales enroute to Vietnam

SINGAPORE – Singapore has seized 12.9 tonnes of pangolin scales found in a shipping container destined for Vietnam, the biggest seizure of its kind globally in five years, authorities said.

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02 April, 2019 | Vietnamese Community News

US delivers six patrol boats to Vietnam amid deepening security ties

HANOI – The United States has delivered six patrol boats worth $US12 million to Vietnam‘s Coast Guard, the US embassy in Hanoi said, amid warming ties between the former foes. The

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Vietnamese suspect in airport murder escapes death penalty after Malaysia reduces charge

KUALA LUMPUR – A Vietnamese woman accused of killing the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has escaped the death penalty, after Malaysian prosecutors dropped a murder charge against

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29 March, 2019 | Vietnamese Community News

Buddhist nun prays for Vietnamese workers who died in Japan

TOKYO – Rows of wooden mortuary tablets inscribed with names line an altar at a Buddhist temple in Tokyo, silent testimony to Vietnamese people who died after coming to Japan

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