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What’s in The Saigon Times Weekly this week?

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Focus: Deheus: New Leadership, Proven Values, Winning Farmers & Partners: Having been operational for more than a century, De Heus Animal Nutrition stands as a testament to resilience, innovation, and adaptability in the dynamic landscape of animal nutrition. Recently, the company made headlines with a strategic shift in its global management structure, signifying a new era under the leadership of Gabor Fluit as their new Group CEO. In an interview with The Saigon Times, Fluit discussed the company’s storied history, pivotal milestones, and future aspirations, highlighting a steadfast commitment to both tradition and progressive transformation.

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Penalties Proposed For Auction Winners Who Back Out: Individuals or entities who win auctions for land use rights and mineral exploitation rights but fail to submit deposits will face bans from participating in similar property auctions for a period of six months to five years. This sanction has been incorporated into the latest draft of the amended Property Auction Law.

Consumer Lending Competition Heats Up: The burgeoning consumer debt market in Vietnam is sparking increased competition among finance companies, with Thai firms entering the fray as fresh contenders in this rapidly expanding sector.

Curbing Gold Smuggling Is A Solution: The Government has sufficient resources to stabilize the volatile gold market. Measured import of gold can help ease the imbalance between supply and demand in the country, Dinh The Hien, a financial-banking expert, says in an interview with The Saigon Times.


Boosting Trade Amidst Challenges: Vietnam and Canada are committed to strengthening trade and economic cooperation amidst global challenges.

The AGM Season: March was a tumultuous month given a blend of positive and negative news. Investors are looking into implications for the local stock market in April, when listed companies hold their annual general meetings (AGM).


Setting Sights On Global Delight: Based in Cho Moi District in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang, the Tien Anh Company has gained widespread recognition for its delectable cakes. Behind this culinary haven are Tran Le Hung and his talented wife. Their journey of crafting irresistible cakes commenced in 1993, and they have been tantalizing taste buds ever since.

Walking Through The Clouds: Located in the northwestern border region of the country, Lao Than Peak (Bat Xat, Lao Cai Province) is a beacon for trekkers, offering a mesmerizing journey through clouds and vistas. As travelers ascend through the highland commune of Y Ty to conquer Lao Than Peak, the landscape unfolds before them in a spellbinding spectacle.


Yen Cape: A Serene Retreat Away From Urban Life: Yen Cape in the south-central provnce of Binh Thuan is a verdant sanctuary untouched by human hands. Its beauty invites visitors to immerse themselves in nature, offering a serene retreat away from the bustle of urban life. Camping at Yen Cape allows one to awaken to the morning light in this remote haven, embracing the tranquility of its surroundings and starting the day refreshed and rejuvenated.

The Soup Resonates Flavors Of Home: Indulging in a bowl of rice noodle soup with oc buou, also known as pila polita, is a culinary journey that resonates deeply with the flavors of home. This cherished dish marries a robust and earthy taste with an intricate preparation process, offering a delightful culinary experience that tugs at the heartstrings, particularly for those longing for the comforts of their homeland.

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