A number of Vietnamese billionaires decided to pour money into agriculture projects. Trinh Van Quyet, the second richest billionaire, has got the nod from Thanh Hoa provincial authorities for a project to grow 1,300 hectares of sugarcane and rubber.
State-backed Russia Direct Investment Fund announced plans on Wednesday to sign an agreement with Thailand's Charoen Pokphand Group on joint investments in the construction of a $1 billion milk and dairy complex in the Ryazan region of Russia.
Leaders of Ha Nam provincial government agree to allocate 50 hectares of land in Hung Cong commune, Binh Luc district to Japanese company Seibu Nousan for the cultivation of Japonica rice for export to Japan.
Around 50 villagers representing 90 families from Lor Peang village in Kampong Chhnang province presented petitions to the U.S. and European Union embassies among others, accusing KDC International—a company run by Chea Keng, wife of Cambodia’s Minister of Mines and Energy Suy Sem—of encroaching on their land.