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Oysters from northeast Vietnam start shipping to the EU

Up until about a decade ago, the fledging oyster industry along the north-eastern coast of Vietnam in the provinces of Thai Binh and Nam Dinh had virtually zero production, say local officials. Then, under the guidance of a team of Australian shellfish experts headed by Dr Wayne O’Connor from the Port Stephens Fisheries Institute in New South Wales all that ...

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Qatar’s Al Baker to chair IATA board of Governors from 2018

Al Baker Qatar Airways Group chief executive Akbar Al Baker has been elected chairman of the board of governors of IATA, effective June 2018. The rotating one-year term will commence at the end of IATA’s 2018 annual general meeting in Sydney and will continue until the end of its 2019 meeting. Outspoken Al Baker, known for his tough business stance with ...

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