(Photo: Sai Gon Giai Phong Online) Featuring more than 200 pavilions, the event was held jointly by the HCM City Department of Industry and Trade and the HCM City Business Association at the Phu Tho indoor sports stadium in District 11. On display at Farm & Food Tech 2019 are a wide range of cutting-edge post-harvest machinery and technologies, equipment and technologies that are capable of checking food safety and the origin of products, food processing equipment, food packaging machinery, hi-tech farm produce, bio-technology products, and clean food products. The Vietnam International Agricultural Machinery, Equipment, Technology and Supplies Exhibition (Agritech Vietnam) provides a venue for businesses to strengthen connectivity in terms of investment, the transfer of technology, and production line towards building a modern agricultural industry that looks towards sustainable development. Elsewhere, the Farm & Food Expo 2019 showcases the advantages … [Read more...] about Series of agricultural expositions open in HCM City
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New trends in Vietnam’s rice exports 2018 is witnessing new trends in Vietnam’s rice export sector, notably the priority of exporting high-quality rice through international bidding as well as stricter and more diverse trade barriers from importing countries. Preliminary data by the General Department of Customs shows that Vietnam exported 264,500 tonnes of rice in October, generating a revenue of US$135.56 million, up 22.96% in volume and 31.8% in value, compared with the same month last year. The total volume of rice exports in the first ten months of 2018 was 5.15 million tonnes, worth US$2.6 billion, representing year-on-year increases of 6.62% and 21.49% in volume and revenue respectively. What is notable during the period is that the price of Vietnamese rice has now surpassed that of Thailand, averaging at more than US$500 a tonne, up about 15%. In 2016, Vietnam exported 4.8 million tonnes of rice, bringing in US$2.1 billion. The respective volume and revenue figures … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 20/11
Jonathan J. Cooper, Associated Press Updated 2:33 pm PDT, Sunday, October 28, 2018 In this June 3, 2004, file photo San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom, left, Gordon Getty, center, and Oakland Mayor Jerry Brown, right, enjoy a pre-dinner glass of wine during a hospitality event of the Napa Valley Wine Auction at the PlumpJack Winery in Oakville, Calif. Plumpjack was co-founded by Newsom with financial backing from Getty, the heir to an oil fortune. Newsom, the front-runner in the race for California governor, is adamant he won't sell his interests but otherwise is deferring decisions about how to handle potential conflicts until after the election. less In this June 3, 2004, file photo San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom, left, Gordon Getty, center, and Oakland Mayor Jerry Brown, right, enjoy a pre-dinner glass of wine during a hospitality event of the Napa ... more Photo: ERIC RISBERG, AP In this photo taken … [Read more...] about Businesses pose issue if Newsom becomes California governor
Hope Yen and Calvin Woodward, Associated Press Updated 5:05 am PDT, Saturday, October 27, 2018 President Donald Trump and Republican Senate candidate Wisconsin State Sen. Leah Vukmir R-Wis., give a thumbs up during a rally Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, in Mosinee, Wis. President Donald Trump and Republican Senate candidate Wisconsin State Sen. Leah Vukmir R-Wis., give a thumbs up during a rally Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, in Mosinee, Wis. Photo: Mike Roemer, AP President Donald Trump speaks about the arrest in the mail bomb scare at the 2018 Young Black Leadership Summit in the East Room of the White House, Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, in Washington. President Donald Trump speaks about the arrest in the mail bomb scare at the 2018 Young Black Leadership Summit in the East Room of the White House, Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, in Washington. Photo: Andrew Harnik, AP … [Read more...] about AP FACT CHECK: Did Trump think mail bombs were liberal plot?
That I was sipping my first drink in Baltimore, a housemade honey-infused whiskey, at the last place poet Edgar Allan Poe allegedly imbibed his, somehow seemed appropriate. Sitting on the saddle-shaped bar stools in the Horse You Came In On Saloon, my travel companion and I had just finished up the Haunted Pub Walk in Baltimore’s Fells Point neighborhood. Poe’s ghost is said to occasionally blow in here, too, through the doors that fling open on perfectly breezeless and warm days, followed by a rush of cold air, according to longtime barkeepers and bouncers. Poe has even been spotted — or at least a ghostly version of a man in a brown felt hat, sitting in a corner. But tonight the boisterous crowd only includes friendly locals, gawking tourists and loud musicians. If it felt a bit rough around the edges, it was in a good, hardworking way — a lot like the city of Baltimore itself. Baltimore has been called numerous names in the past, but its nicest by far has to … [Read more...] about Quoth the raven: Baltimore — the city where Poe is but one of the ghosts