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Vietnam to host Formula One race in Hanoi from 2020

07 Nov 2018

HANOI Vietnam will host a Formula One grand prix for the first time in 2020 with a street race in the capital Hanoi, organisers said on Wednesday.

As North Korea ponders economic reform, its top diplomat to visit Vietnam

07 Nov 2018

HANOI/SEOUL North Korea's foreign minister, Ri Yong Ho, will visit Vietnam this month to learn about its model of economic reform, a diplomatic source and media reported on Wednesday.

Vietnam, F1 strike deal to hold Hanoi race in 2020 - sources

02 Nov 2018

HANOI The Vietnamese government and Formula One organisers have struck a deal to host the first Vietnamese Grand Prix in Hanoi in 2020, three sources with direct knowledge of the event told Reuters.

Prominent Vietnamese academic under fire for criticism of one-party rule

01 Nov 2018

HANOI In a rare ideological denunciation of one of its members, Vietnam's ruling Communist Party has publicly criticised a prominent and outspoken academic for publishing translations of books it said were critical of socialism and one-party rule.

Prominent Vietnamese academic under fire for criticism of one-party rule

01 Nov 2018

HANOI, Nov 1 In a rare ideological denunciation of one of its members, Vietnam's ruling Communist Party has publicly criticised a prominent and outspoken academic for publishing translations of books it said were critical of socialism and one-party rule.

Fast and serious - Vietnam's first domestic car manufacturer bets big

03 Oct 2018

HAIPHONG, Vietnam At a time when auto companies in the developed world are facing a squeeze on their profits from cash-rich tech firms, Vietnam is betting car-making can be a ticket t o a more prosperous economy, just as it was for the likes of Japan and South Korea. | Video

RPT-FOCUS-Fast and serious: Vietnam's first domestic car manufacturer bets big

01 Oct 2018

* VinFast to unveil first cars, export markets in Paris this week

Vietnam's president dies after viral illness

21 Sep 2018

HANOI Vietnam's President Tran Dai Quang, a former chief of internal security who became one of the most high-profile leaders in the communist-ruled country, died on Friday after an illness, state media said.

Vietnam jails two Vietnamese-Americans for 14 years over bomb plots

19 Sep 2018

HANOI A Vietnamese court found two Vietnamese-Americans guilty of terrorism on Wednesday and sentenced them to 14 years in prison for masterminding a series of bomb plots earlier this year, a court official told Reuters.

Exclusive: Vietnam finance minister urges flexibility in forex policy, says debt ratio falling

12 Sep 2018

HANOI Vietnam should be more flexible in handling its exchange rate, and is on track to cut its public debt to about 60 percent of gross domestic product by 2020, its finance minister said in an interview on Wednesday.

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