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dimanche 18 juin 2017

Property disputes are Vietnam’s biggest political problem

The Communist party does not know how to handle them

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dimanche 28 février 2016

A sad year for Vietnam’s coffee industry

The Robusta price in the past had climbed to as much as VND50 million per ton, which helped many farmers get rich. However, it has tumbled dramatically to below production cost. No organization has forecast a bright future for the coffee industry in 2016.

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jeudi 25 février 2016

Vietnam tries new tack in climate-change battle: teach a man to fish

Country is building sea walls to protect deltas from rising waters; rice farmers try switching to shrimp

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dimanche 21 février 2016

Vietnam tries to export more workers

Vietnam, which has exported PhDs, specialists and farmers, has begun sending fishermen to the US.

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mercredi 22 avril 2015

Vietnam's farmers deal with change

CAN THO -- For three generations, farmer Nguyen Tien Minh and his family have worked tirelessly to grow rice on their 0.4 hectare plot in the southern Mekong Delta.

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mardi 21 avril 2015

Vietnamese farmers dump dead fish onto the street to protest water pollution

Farmers in central Vietnam on Monday dumped dead fish and shrimp onto the street to protest sand extraction activities that they say have polluted a local bay and hurt their livelihoods.

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lundi 9 juin 2014

Vietnam farmers bear the brunt of sloppy drive to industrialization

The north-central Quang Tri Province recently canceled 20 industrial factory projects on 14 of a 19.3-hectare (47.3-acre) economic zone.

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vendredi 14 février 2014

‘Hired Thugs’ fire on farmers in Vietnam land dispute

A group of gun-toting men hired by the developer of a satellite city on the edge of Vietnam’s capital shot Tuesday at unarmed farmers trying to reclaim rice fields which are to be flattened as part of the mega project, injuring five of them, one severely, sources said.

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mardi 22 octobre 2013

Vietnam attempts to increase profits for farmers

Authorities in Vietnam are discussing solutions to rice production so as to increase the incomes of farmers who have continued to complain about modest profits.

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samedi 19 octobre 2013

Vietnam's Khmer bull race losing ethnic flavor

Several young Khmer men wait on muddy ground outside the fence, looking left and right to make sure the guards are not there so that they can slip in to see the bull race.

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mercredi 31 juillet 2013

Vietnam upholds fish farmer’s sentence in land clash

HANOI – An appeals court in Vietnam has upheld a five-year prison term for a fish farmer who, along with several family members, was found guilty of planting mines and firing homemade guns at police trying to evict them from the land where they ran a shrimp business.

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lundi 29 juillet 2013

Vietnamese farmers disillusioned with agriculture

Farmers in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang eagerly wait for the sun to shine so that they can dry their stockpiled rice, making use of any space including churchyards, though in many cases the grains are covered in black fungi.

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mardi 2 avril 2013

Farmers tried for fighting police in Vietnam

HAIPHONG — A Vietnamese court has begun hearing the trial of four fish farmers charged with attempted murder for fighting back against police and army officers seeking to evict them from their land last year.

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mercredi 6 février 2013

Vietnam's land law reform : Is it enough?

Apparently no one, including its drafters, is entirely happy with the revision of Vietnam's Land Law that's been circulated for comment by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.

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mardi 5 février 2013

Failed land justice in Vietnam

Grievances mount over land tenure laws and little has been resolved

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dimanche 27 janvier 2013

Farmers’ fury as exporters cut rice prices

CAN THO – Farmers in the Mekong Delta have been hit with a double whammy of not only poor profits of the early winter-spring crop 2012-2013, but also falling prices offered by local exporters that put them right in at the deep end.

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mardi 1 janvier 2013

Vietnamese farmers face murder charge for resisting illegal land revocation

Police in the northern city of Hai Phong have demanded that four farmers resisting a high-profile land revocation be charged with murder, though no one was killed.

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samedi 17 novembre 2012

Vietnam must look to rural economy

Vietnam's economic growth will slump this year to a level not seen since 1999, if forecasts are accurate. As a result of this and factional in-fighting over this issue, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on October 22 apologized for the government's "weakness" in managing the economy.

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samedi 15 septembre 2012

Farmers need more practical support

HCMC – The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development is gathering opinions to perfect the mechanism for temporary rice storage, but businesses insist that farmers need more practical support.

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jeudi 23 août 2012

Loopholes of the laws lend a hand to Chinese to rule the roost in Vietnam

Chinese businessmen have been, through different ways, doing trade illegally in Vietnam, thus causing chaos to the market and ravaging the agricultural production. This has been attributed to the loopholes existing in the Vietnamese laws.

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mercredi 25 avril 2012

Vietnam arrests 20 over land eviction

HANOI — Vietnam arrested 20 people after heavily-armed riot police used tear gas to break up a protest by hundreds of angry farmers, reports said on Wednesday, in the culmination of a six-year land dispute.

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mardi 24 avril 2012

Vietnam police break up land protest

HANOI — Vietnamese riot police fired warning shots and tear gas to break up a protest by hundreds of angry farmers against a forced eviction on the outskirts of the capital Hanoi on Tuesday, witnesses said.

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Vietnam rural investment programmes prove costly

A number of investment programmes for agriculture, rural areas and farmers turn out to be unreasonable and costly, said a report of the National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee.

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samedi 21 avril 2012

High-tech farming in Da Lat

In recent years, many farmers in Da Lat in Lam Dong Province have actively invested billions of dong to establish plant tissue culture laboratories and create high quality, disease-resistant breeds of plants for export.

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mardi 21 février 2012

Vietnam farmers protest land lost to satellite city

HANOI - Around 100 disgruntled farmers from northern Vietnam took to the streets of Hanoi on Tuesday for the latest protest in a six-year-long dispute over the confiscation of their land for a satellite city.

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Land protest highlights role of state media in Vietnam

Hanoi - When police went to evict Doan Van Vuon's family from their fish farm in northern Vietnam, they were not expecting to be resisted with guns and land mines. The shootout left six officers injured and four men in jail on charges of attempted murder.

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mardi 14 février 2012

Vietnam's Contentious Land Law, part 4

Destroyed family farm could force changes in Vietnam’s law

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samedi 11 février 2012

Vietnam farmer a hero after shootout with police

When local police arrived in riot gear to evict the Vuon clan, family members were ready with homemade land mines and improvised shotguns. In a guerrilla-style ambush reminiscent of a Vietnam War battle, they wounded six officers.

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mercredi 8 février 2012

Vietnam's contentious land law - part 3

The Wisdom of Farmers : this is the final part of a three-part series on corruption Vietnam's land ownership by David Brown, a retired US Foreign Service official who served in several posts throughout Southeast Asia.

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Vietnam's contentious land law - part 2

Shootout in Tien Lang : this is the second of a three-part series on corruption Vietnam's land ownership by David Brown, a retired US Foreign Service official who served in several posts throughout Southeast Asia.

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