ASEAN

Ammonia gas leak claims 6 lives in Malaysia

Ammonia gas that leaked from a fish processing plant in Pagan Pasir, in the state of Selangor , Malaysia on August 11 claimed six lives, including two Bangladeshi workers.
Tra, basa top seafood exports Business

Tra, basa top seafood exports

Vietnam’s tra and basa fish topped seafood exports by earning 600 million USD after shipping 264,000 tonnes since the beginning of the year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Agro-forestry, seafood export value decreases Business

Agro-forestry, seafood export value decreases

Despite an increase in volume, export prices for agro-forestry and seafood products fell due to the impact of the global economic recession, leading to a remarkable decrease in the total value of exports.
Business

Seafood exports likely to rebound

Exports of Vietnam ’s main seafood staples such as “tra” fish and shrimp are projected to recover in the last months of this year in terms of both price and turnover, said the Information Centre for Agriculture and Rural Development.
US Senator: No reason for trade war with VN over fish Business

US Senator: No reason for trade war with VN over fish

The US newspaper the Wall Street Journal has published an article on US Senator Max Baucus’s attitude over Vietnam’s “tra” and “basa” pangasius, saying that there's no reason for America to launch a trade war with Vietnam over fish.
Travel

Temple honours timeless love

Located only 20 km south from Hanoi is the temple of Tien Dung Chu Dong Tu, a place to worship the immortal love between Princess Tien Dung and a poor fisherman, Chu Dong Tu.