(VOVworld) - Growing mushrooms is a traditional craft of Lai Vung district in Dong Thap province. To meet a growing demand, local farmers have applied a greenhouse mushroom cultivation model to boost productivity and quality. Mushrooms contain a great deal of protein, vitamin, and growing them can be quite profitable. In Lai Vung district, Dong Thap province, straw mushrooms are cultivated along the Hau River - Dinh Hoa, Tan Hoa, Tan Thanh, and Vinh Thoi. The locals grow mushrooms in the fields, in their gardens, and now in greenhouses, a cultivation model which has made many mushroom growers in the province rich, earning up to 880 USD a month. In just 15 square meters, Ngo Minh Tan of Hoa Thanh commune can harvest more than 10 kilos of mushrooms a day. He told us: "If we grow mushrooms outdoors, we must use pesticides. But it's unnecessary to spray pesticides in a greenhouse because there are no insects. This model boosts the price of straw mushrooms." The greenhouse model reduces … [Read more...] about Dong Thap farmers make fortune growing straw mushrooms
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VietNamNet Bridge – Many people advised Ms. Hoang Phuong Lan, a resident of Thai Binh City,Thai Binh Province to cut her hair but she has not done so since 1996. Lan was recognized to have the longest straight hair in Vietnam by the Vietnam Records Book Center in 2012. Lan loved long hair when she was a child. She let her hair grow and had the nickname “Long-hair Lan”. In 1996, for various reasons, she had to cut her long hair to shoulder length, with a lot of regret. However that was her only hair-cut. Lan said when her hair was short, she washed it almost every day with herbs like lemon leaves, citronella leaves, soapberry and holy basil. She liked the feeling of touching the smooth and silky hair. As time passed, her hair got longer and longer and it took more time to wash the hair. Currently, her hair is 2.4m long and she has to spend one hour to wash it. She usually massages the head very slowly and gently to avoid hurting the roots. She cherishes the hair. … [Read more...] about The woman with 2.4m long hair
VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam makes boxes and wires for Samsung smartphones, while the five key components of products are made by foreign-invested enterprises. Samsung says it will take Vietnamese companies 10 years to become more involved in the company’s production chain.Government agencies and experts all agree that the presence of the foreign conglomerates in Vietnam like Samsung has strengthened the economy.As for the high 7.46 percent GDP growth rate in the third quarter, deputy general director of GSO (General Statistics Office) Nguyen Bich Lam said it was the Galaxy Note 8s and Samsung’s expansion in Vietnam which contributed to the high growth rate.Shim Won Hwan, president of Samsung Viet Nam Complex, said at a recent event that … [Read more...] about Samsung smartphones: what does Vietnam actually make?
Nhan Dan - The White House has changed their story from day to day as to what actually happened before, during and after the attacks on the US Consulate in the Libyan city of Benghazi, which left four dead including a US Ambassador, on September 11 last year, which is making a mockery of the American political system. On Wednesday, the White House released approximately 100 pages of internal emails in a half-hearted lame effort to counter complaints that the Obama administration was involved in a cover-up of the truth. The emails detail in-depth discussions and a tortured process inside the Obama administration about how to cover up the truth and present a now largely discredited hypothesis about the Benghazi attacks. According to the emails, the officials knew that the attacks were a premeditated terror assault but lied to the American people to make it appear that the attacks were a spontaneous protest over an anti-Islamic film. However, in a hearing before the House Oversight … [Read more...] about White House: What difference does the truth make?
Nguyen Quynh Anh, a 25-year-old communications officer in Hanoi, never thought she would find her spouse through the popular dating site noi.vn. Unattached young men and women attend a singles party in Hanoi. Dating services are growing in popularity with busy professionals in the country's major cities. — File Photo "At first I was just looking for friends but ended up meeting my husband through the offline events," she said. Established in September 2008, noi.vn currentlyhas over 700,000 members and claims that at least 200 couples havewedded after using its services. In a country where dating has normally beengoverned by traditional guidelines, entrepreneurs have now establishedcompanies to serve the new wave of young professionals who have littletime to find their romantic partners. Le Quang Binh, director of the non-profitInstitute for the Study of Society, Economy and Environment in … [Read more...] about Match-making services grow in popularity