Vietnam's sugar inventory reached a record high, with the figure mainly attributed to the flooding of illegally-imported sugar, according to the Vietnam Sugar Cane and Sugar Association.

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Japan to fund HCM metro extension

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Capital shortage slows HCM City metro project

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