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Rice consumption declines worldwide | Vietnam Advisors

Lunchtime in the business districts of Vietnam hosts a frenzy of tourists and locals waiting in long lines at restaurants and street stalls to choose from grilled meat, soups, wraps, dumplings, flat and thin noodles, stuffed pancakes and desserts. But one item makes only an occasional appearance on menus and …

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World Cup fever causes sleepless nights for Bangladesh flagmakers

Flagmakers in Bangladesh are doing a roaring trade weeks ahead of the World Cup, but no-one is interested in the home nation’s colours – the money is all on pennants for Lionel Messi’s Argentina and Neymar’s Brazil. Hossain owns one of scores of small, hot, sweaty workshops in the Merajnagar …

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