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Viet Nam | 12 August 2015
Poultry smuggling rises in Lang Son Province

Illegal transport and smuggling of poultry birds have been rising in the northern mountainous province of Lang Son, Nguyen Trong Nghia, head of the province's Market Control Department has said. Sm...


Viet Nam | 6 August 2015
Cheap US chicken floods local market

Chicken legs from the US costing a mere VND20,000 (92 US cents) per kilogramme, cheaper than local products, have flooded the market. Tong Xuan Chinh, deputy head of the Ministry of Agriculture and...


Viet Nam | 4 August 2015
Vietnam accuses US of flooding stores with cheap chicken

The Vietnamese government has required relevant ministries and organizations to clarify whether US producers are selling cheap frozen chicken legs on the Vietnamese market. Minister-Chairman of the...


Viet Nam | 29 July 2015
Bac Giang police seize 3,000 poultry birds

Police in the northern province of Bac Giang have seized 3,000 illegal poultry within the past week. The local police seized a truck carrying 2,000 chickens and ducks, being illegally transported t...


Viet Nam | 8 July 2015
Vietnamese poultry, livestock industries unprepared for integration, face deep trouble

That chicken legs shipped from the U.S. have been widely sold at less than US$1 a kg in Vietnam has sent a shockwave through the local poultry and livestock industries. Vietnam imported nearly $54 ...


Viet Nam | 23 June 2015
The dragon chickens of Vietnam

They may look horribly deformed - but these dragon chickens are among the world's most expensive poultry as their massive thighs are a delicacy in Vietnam. The bizarre-looking breed, also called th...


Viet Nam | 11 May 2015
Supermarkets to replace US chicken products

Viet Nam's supermarkets are looking for frozen domestic chicken sources as a replacement for imported chicken products from the US, which have been temporarily stopped due to a bird-flu outbreak in th...


Viet Nam | 7 May 2015
Vietnam halts poultry imports from US over bird flu fears

The Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has temporarily suspended poultry imports from the U.S., where a bird flu outbreak has now spread to 14 states. The ban, which covers li...


Viet Nam | 18 March 2015
Bird flu resurfaces in Vietnam poultry

Three outbreaks of bird flu have emerged among poultry in Vietnam's southern provinces in the past month and officials have killed 1,100 chickens and 1,600 ducks, the Vietnam Economic Times newspaper ...