Durian exports may surpass 3 billion USD this year, according to Dang Phuc Nguyen, General Secretary of the Vietnam Vegetable and Fruit Association (Vinafruit).

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Hanoi traffic ban during party leader’s funeral

Hanoi Police Traffic Department has just announced traffic bans and restrictions on some streets during the two-day state funeral for Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong on July 25-26.

Plane crashes in Nepal with 18 dead, pilot sole survivor

A passenger plane crashed on takeoff in Kathmandu on Wednesday, with the pilot rescued from the flaming wreckage but all 18 others aboard killed, police in the Nepali capital told AFP.

Three dead, five missing in Son La flash flood

At least three people have died, and five others remain missing in the northern mountainous province of Son La due to heavy rains over the past two days.

Cat Bi International Airport expansion approved

The Ministry of Transport has approved the expansion and upgrading Cat Bi International Airport in the northern city of Haiphong by 2030.