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Farmers sigh, workers on high as machines useless on wilted rice

April 9, 2009
Farmers sigh, workers on high as machines useless on wilted rice

Wilted rice in the Mekong Delta is too low to the ground to be cut by combine harvesters. Combine harvesters can’t cut drooping Mekong Delta rice plants weighed down by unseasonal rains, pushing farmers to pay exorbitant prices for field workers amid a regional labor shortage. More than 1.5 million hectares of winter-spring wet rice [...]

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Vietnam, Cuba foreign ministries to bolster ties

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Vietnam’s top diplomat has affirmed that the Foreign Ministry will closely cooperate with its Cuban counterpart to implement the agreements reached by the two...