China Finding Vietnam a Demanding Business Partner

TAIPEI, TAIWAN China is finding Vietnam to be a tough partner as Chinese firms try to do more business with the long-time political rival along its southern border.Vietnam’s legislature, faced with public protests, has put off until May 2019 a bill t…

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In Bangkok Rice Field, Farmer in No Hurry to Sell

BANGKOK Knee-deep in one of three riceberry paddies, Sompot Tubcharoen, 60, plows the watery fields of his farm with a handheld machine he calls the field crusher.Lined with hundreds of melon trees, the farm planted with the cross-breed rice variety …

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In Bangkok Rice Field, Farmer in No Hurry to Sell

BANGKOK Knee-deep in one of three riceberry paddies, Sompot Tubcharoen, 60, plows the watery fields of his farm with a handheld machine he calls the field crusher.Lined with hundreds of melon trees, the farm planted with the cross-breed rice variety …

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