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Vietnam's Vingroup scraps plan to launch airline to focus on tech

14 Jan 2020

HANOI Vietnam's largest conglomerate Vingroup JSC said on Tuesday it has scrapped a plan to launch an airline and will instead focus on technology development and industrial production.

Vietnam 2019 trade surplus $11.12 billion, beating $9.94 billion forecast: customs

13 Jan 2020

HANOI Vietnam recorded a trade surplus of $11.12 billion last year, widening from a surplus of $6.8 billion in 2018, customs data released on Monday showed, with smartphones, garments and electronic home appliances among the largest export earners.

Asia Coffee-Vietnam prices edge up as farmers hold off selling

19 Dec 2019

HANOI/BANDAR LAMPUNG, Indonesia, Dec 19 (Reuters) - V ietnam's domestic coffee prices edged up slightly on Thursday from last week as lacklustre bean prices prompted farmers to hold off selling.

From a box to a coffin: The long and deadly road home for Vietnamese migrants

30 Nov 2019

HANOI They left Vietnam carrying dreams of small fortunes and the heavy burden of family expectations. | Video

Vietnam receives remains of all British truck victims

30 Nov 2019

HANOI The remains of 39 Vietnamese people found dead in a truck near London last month have been brought to Vietnam, bringing to a close a tragic saga that has devastated rural communities in the Southeast Asian country. | Video

CORRECTED-(OFFICIAL)-UPDATE 3-Samsung denies it plans new plant in northern Vietnam

15 Nov 2019

HANOI, Sept 27 Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Friday that it has no plans to build a factory in Vietnam's northern province of Hoa Binh, after a provincial official said the South Korean group had been looking to lease land.

Vietnam's coal, crude oil imports surge on rising energy demand

12 Nov 2019

HANOI Vietnam's coal and crude oil imports surged in the first ten months of this year, government data released on Tuesday showed, highlighting the Southeast Asian country's increasing reliance on imported energy to support its fast-growing economy.

Vietnam's coal, crude oil imports surge on rising energy demand

12 Nov 2019

HANOI, Nov 12 Vietnam's coal and crude oil imports surged in the first ten months of this year, government data released on Tuesday showed, highlighting the Southeast Asian country's increasing reliance on imported energy to support its fast-growing economy.

FWD in insurance distribution deal with Vietcombank bank, buys venture

12 Nov 2019

SINGAPORE/HANOI Insurer FWD Group has agreed to acquire a unit of Vietcombank, Vietnam's largest listed lender by market value, and forge an exclusive 15-year bancassurance tie-up with the bank, in a deal which one source said is valued at about $400 million.

UPDATE 1-FWD in insurance distribution deal with Vietcombank bank, buys venture

12 Nov 2019

* Transaction is part of FWD's pan-Asian presence (Recasts, adds value of deal, details of FWD's expansion)

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