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Despite strains, Vietnam and China forge closer economic ties

01 Sep 2017

HANOI Tensions are high on the South China Sea as Vietnam faces off against China over their overlapping maritime claims.

Despite strains, Vietnam and China forge closer economic ties

01 Sep 2017

HANOI Tensions are high on the South China Sea as Vietnam faces off against China over their overlapping maritime claims. | Video

Vietnam wins U.S. defence pledges as tension with China grows

09 Aug 2017

WASHINGTON/HANOI Vietnam has won the promise of a visit from a U.S. aircraft carrier and deeper defence cooperation from the United States as strains show with China over the disputed South China Sea.

Vietnam TV shows oil executive who Germany says was abducted

03 Aug 2017

HANOI Vietnam's state television broadcast images on Thursday of a former oil executive saying he had voluntarily returned home to face justice for corruption after Germany said he was abducted in Berlin and taken back by force.

Asia Rice-Bangladesh may call off Thai import deal over high prices

27 Jul 2017

HANOI/DHAKA, July 27 Bangladesh's plan to import rice from Thailand could be suspended due to high prices, the country's food ministry said on Thursday, after the government's deal with India fell through for the same reason.

Asia Rice-Thai, India prices fall on weak export demand

13 Jul 2017

HANOI/BANGKOK/DHAKA, July 13 Rice prices in India and Thailand, the world's top two exporters of the grain, fell this week on low export demand, traders said on Thursday.

Asia Rice-Prices fall on weak demand, Bangladesh steps up imports

06 Jul 2017

HANOI/DHAKA, July 6 Rice prices in the world's top three exporters of the staple fell this week on weak demand, traders said on Thursday.

Dust explosion rocks Formosa steel plant in Vietnam that caused toxic spill

31 May 2017

TAIPEI/HANOI A dust explosion rocked Taiwanese conglomerate Formosa Plastics Group's new steel plant in Vietnam late on Tuesday, a day after it resumed test operations for the first time since causing one of the country's worst environmental disasters last year.

Vietnam says Google will cooperate in removal of 'toxic' content

26 May 2017

HANOI Google Inc's parent firm, Alphabet, will work with Vietnam's communist government to stamp out "toxic" and illegal information on its platform, the Southeast Asian nation said on Friday.

Vietnam says Google will cooperate in removal of "toxic" content

26 May 2017

HANOI, May 26 Google Inc's parent firm, Alphabet , will work with Vietnam's communist government to stamp out "toxic" and illegal information on its platform, the Southeast Asian nation said on Friday.

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