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South Korea's Hana Bank to buy 15% stake in Vietnam's BIDV for around $850 million

22 Jul 2019

SEOUL South Korea's Hana Bank has agreed to buy a 15% stake in the Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV) for 1 trillion won ($850 million), its parent Hana Financial Group said on Monday.

Vietnam says Chinese vessel violated its sovereignty in South China Sea

19 Jul 2019

HANOI Vietnam on Friday accused a Chinese oil survey vessel and its escorts of violating its sovereignty and demanded that China remove the ships from Vietnamese waters.

Ex-chairman of Vietnam's BIDV bank dies in detention

18 Jul 2019

HANOI A former head of Vietnam's second largest listed bank, the Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV), died in detention on Thursday, state media and three sources with direct knowledge of the situation said.

Ex-chairman of Vietnam's BIDV bank dies in detention

18 Jul 2019

HANOI, July 18 A former head of Vietnam's second largest listed bank, the Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV), died in detention on Thursday, state media and three sources with direct knowledge of the situation said.

Vietnam, China embroiled in South China Sea standoff

17 Jul 2019

HANOI Vietnamese and Chinese ships have been embroiled in a weeks-long standoff near an offshore oil block in disputed waters of the South China Sea, which fall within Vietnam's exclusive economic zone, two Washington-based think-tanks said on Wednesday.

Vietnam, China embroiled in South China Sea standoff

17 Jul 2019

HANOI, July 17 Vietnamese and Chinese ships have been embroiled in a weeks-long standoff near an offshore oil block in disputed waters of the South China Sea, which fall within Vietnam's exclusive economic zone, two Washington-based think-tanks said on Wednesday.

UPDATE 1-Vietnam's MBBank to sell 7.5% stake to foreign investors this year - CEO

15 Jul 2019

HANOI, July 15 Vietnam's Military Commercial Joint Stock Bank is seeking to sell a 7.5% stake to one or more foreign investors this year, its chief executive officer said on Monday.

UPDATE 1-Vietnam posts large trade surplus amid U.S.-China trade tensions

12 Jul 2019

HANOI, July 12 Vietnam on Friday recorded a large trade surplus in the first half of this year, with the Southeast Asian country benefiting from the long-drawn U.S.-China trade tensions.

Asia Coffee-Vietnam prices marginally lower as trade seen slow until next harvest

11 Jul 2019

HANOI/BANDAR LAMPUNG, July 11 Vietnamese domestic coffee prices were marginally lower on Thursday from a week earlier, with trading activity expected to remain muted until the next harvest that will begin in October.

Asia Coffee-Vietnam domestic prices flat as low stocks hit transactions

04 Jul 2019

HANOI/BANDAR LAMPUNG, July 4 Vietnam's local coffee prices stayed flat from last week on Thursday in low trade, as farmers had almost sold out their stocks.

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