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Asia Coffee: Vietnam prices little changed from last week; brisk trade in Indonesia

20 Jun 2019

HANOI/BANDAR LAMPUNG Coffee prices in Vietnam remained little changed on Thursday from a week ago with supplies from farmers running low, while brisk trading activity was seen in Indonesia where a major harvest was peaking.

Asia Coffee: Vietnam domestic prices fall; Indonesia muted on holiday

06 Jun 2019

HANOI Domestic coffee prices in Vietnam fell sharply on Thursday from Wednesday, halting the strong recovery from a six-year low seen in early May.

RPT-In Vietnam beer war, Heineken and Sabeco seek to take each other's turf

05 Jun 2019

* Heineken pushes outside cities, launches new namesake lager

In Vietnam beer war, Heineken and Sabeco seek to take each other's turf

05 Jun 2019

HANOI/BRUSSELS In Vietnam, one of the world's largest and fastest-growing beer markets, new battle lines are being drawn as Heineken NV and local industry leader Sabeco hone their product offerings and build up marketing muscle.

Vietnam culls 2 million pigs, urges whole nation to fight swine fever

31 May 2019

HANOI Vietnam said on Friday it has culled 2 million pigs in a bid to curb an outbreak of deadly African swine fever and called on the entire nation to join the fight against the rapidly spreading disease.

Vietnam central bank says not pursuing 'unhealthy competitive advantage' in trade

30 May 2019

HANOI The State Bank of Vietnam, the central bank, said on Thursday it is not pursuing an "unhealthy competitive advantage" in international trade after the Trump administration raised concern over currency practices this week.

Asia Coffee-Vietnam prices up 3.5% on week, triggering sales from farmers

30 May 2019

HANOI/BANDAR LAMPUNG, May 30 Vietnam's domestic coffee prices rose about 3.5% on Thursday from a week earlier following an increase in global prices, triggering sales from farmers.

In Vietnam's booming energy sector coal reigns, but renewables play catch-up

24 May 2019

HANOI/SINGAPORE Vietnam has become a hot spot for energy investors eying a spend of up to $150 billion over the coming decade to meet surging power demand, with coal set to dominate despite signs of a government effort to go green.

Asia Coffee-Some Vietnamese farmers keen on growing avocado amid low coffee prices

23 May 2019

HANOI/BANDAR LAMPUNG, May 23 Persistently low domestic coffee prices in Vietnam have prompted some local growers to switch to other crops, including avocado and durian, traders said on Thursday.

Birdies on a plane: Vietnam's Bamboo airways banks on golf resorts for success

16 May 2019

HANOI As Vietnam's aviation sector booms and passenger numbers rise at double-digit rates, local upstart Bamboo Airways is embracing what it hopes will be a novel way of standing out in a crowded market: Golf. | Video

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