Vietnam http://www.kunc.org en Slowly And Sweetly, Vietnam's Chocolate Industry Grows http://www.kunc.org/post/slowly-and-sweetly-vietnams-chocolate-industry-grows When you think about Vietnamese food, you might think of savory beef noodle soup, or endless fields of rice paddies. But chocolate?<p>As the world's demand for chocolate grows, Vietnam is making a bid to become one of the world's newest high quality suppliers.<p>Samuel Maruta and Vincent Mourou are two players in the country's small but growing cocoa industry. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:14:00 +0000 55730 at http://www.kunc.org Slowly And Sweetly, Vietnam's Chocolate Industry Grows Colorado Farmers Told To Sit Tight For Final Trade Deal http://www.kunc.org/post/colorado-farmers-told-sit-tight-final-trade-deal <p style="margin-bottom: 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: 'PT Sans', sans-serif;">U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is telling farmers to be patient while his office hammers out a major trade deal with a group of Asian countries, called the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).</p><p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Luke Runyon & Harvest Public Media 54475 at http://www.kunc.org Colorado Farmers Told To Sit Tight For Final Trade Deal Battle Of The Bottom Feeder: U.S., Vietnam In Catfish Fight http://www.kunc.org/post/battle-bottom-feeder-us-vietnam-catfish-fight Bill Battle peers through the window of a pickup truck at his catfish farm, Pride of the Pond, near Tunica, Miss. The land is pancake-flat, broken up by massive ponds, some holding up to 100,000 pounds of catfish.<p>Cormorants fly low over the ponds, keeping an eye out for whiskered, smooth-skinned fish. Battle keeps a shotgun in the front seat; business is hard enough without the birds cutting into his profit.<p>Battle has been catfish farming for more than three decades. Catfish has always been popular in the South, but its popularity took off throughout the country in the 1980s. Mon, 16 Dec 2013 07:49:00 +0000 Jackie Northam 52830 at http://www.kunc.org Battle Of The Bottom Feeder: U.S., Vietnam In Catfish Fight Vietnamese General Who Led Fight Against U.S., France, Dies http://www.kunc.org/post/vietnamese-general-who-led-fight-against-us-france-dies Vo Nguyen Giap, the Vietnamese general who masterminded the defeat of French colonial forces at Dien Bien Phu and the Tet Offensive that turned many Americans against the Vietnam War, has died at 102.<p>Giap, whose legacy in Vietnam is second only to Ho Chi Minh, the revolutionary communist leader, died Friday at a hospital in the capital, Hanoi, a government official tells news agencies.<p>The general is ranked by historians as among the greatest military leaders of the 20th century. Fri, 04 Oct 2013 16:16:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 50397 at http://www.kunc.org Vietnamese General Who Led Fight Against U.S., France, Dies Father And Son Coaxed From Jungle 40 Years After Vietnam War http://www.kunc.org/post/father-and-son-coaxed-jungle-40-years-after-vietnam-war Four decades ago, Ho Van Thanh fled the fighting in his native Vietnam, disappearing into the jungle with his infant son, Ho Van Lang. Fri, 09 Aug 2013 14:48:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 48155 at http://www.kunc.org Father And Son Coaxed From Jungle 40 Years After Vietnam War