Despite Vietnam's economy being in the "best shape it has ever been," stocks have failed to capitalize on it. Kevin Snowball, CEO of PXP Vietnam Asset Management, explains why.» Read More
SINGAPORE/ HANOI, Dec 12- A co-founder of GrabTaxi, Uber's biggest competitor in Southeast Asia, remarked earlier this year that safety is so central to the online taxi booking business that some of his drivers feel like they are tracked at every moment- even when they go to the bathroom. Uber has since been banned in the Indian capital, adding to bans or legal action...
*Thai order comes on same day as New Delhi ban. *Uber cancels Monday meet with Vietnam authorities. BANGKOK, Dec 9- Thailand has ordered U.S. online taxi booking company Uber to cease operations, on the same day taxi apps were banned in the Indian capital New Delhi where an Uber driver is under arrest for suspected rape.
HO CHI MINH CITY, Dec 5- Traders in Asia hope forecasts of a reduced 2015/ 16 coffee crop in No.1 producer Brazil could prompt more roasters to switch to the robusta bean churned out in countries such as Vietnam and Indonesia. Unprecedented drought has hit crops in Brazil, which grows both robusta and more expensive arabica, with traders at a conference in Vietnam's...
*Good news for robusta growers such as Vietnam, Indonesia. MUMBAI/ SEOUL, Dec 4- Mumbai civil servant Sachin Kenjale regularly ends his day with a steaming cup of instant coffee after trying the drink for the first time with friends around two years ago. Reaching that milestone would underscore a major market shift, with robusta's popularity soaring as increasing...
Kevin Snowball, CEO at PXP Vietnam Asset Management, says Vietnam's macroeconomic picture is in a "sweet spot", but warns that could hamper a much-needed reform in the stock market.
China immediately denied the charges, saying in a strongly worded Foreign Ministry statement the U.S. grand jury indictment was "made up" and would damage trust between the two nations. The indictment was the first criminal hacking charge that the United States has filed against specific foreign officials, and follows a steady increase in public criticism and...
As Washington seeks to expand American interests in Asia, some U.S. partners have shown less willingness to challenge Beijing.
It includes deployment of American Marines in Darwin, Australia, stepped up U.S. naval visits to the Philippines and many more joint drills with that nation's armed forces, as well as the lifting of a ban on lethal weapons sales to Vietnam. But just as Washington seeks to expand American interests in Asia as a counterpoint to China's growing influence, some U.S....
The area is expected to hold billions of barrels of oil and trillions of cubic feet of gas, but energy firms are tentative about the region.
The U.S. lifted an arms embargo against its old enemy. But that doesn't mean U.S.-made weapons will sell there.
Tensions in the South China Sea may seem far off to Western investors, but any conflict in the region could affect the world economy.
Jonathan London, Assistant Professor at the City University of HK, says the visit of a Vietnamese high-ranking official might repair bilateral ties, but larger territorial issues will remain unresolved.
Viktor Shvets, Head of Strategy Research, Asia at Macquarie, explains why Singapore, Philippines and Vietnam offer interesting long-term opportunities in Southeast Asia.
V. Anantha Nageswaran, CEO at Vansight, says domestic events will insulate India, Thailand and Vietnam from global geopolitical risks.
In this clip, scholars of maritime history discuss Beijing's view of the territorial standoff with Vietnam and attempt to clear up misconceptions about China's intentions.
CNBC's Eunice Yoon travels to an oil rig in the disputed waters of the South China Sea and gets caught in a chase by Chinese coast guards.
A Vietnamese fisherman tells CNBC how a Chinese vessel sank his boat during the recent South China Sea standoff. Eunice Yoon reports from Da Nang, Vietnam.
Thomas Hugger, Founder & CEO, Asia Frontier Capital, says the Vietnamese market has bottomed out and stocks offer nearly 7 percent dividend yields.
Richard Martin, Managing Director at IMA Asia, describes how Vietnam's economy has staged a turnaround and discusses the impact of recent South China Sea tensions.
Don Lam, CEO & Founding Partner of investment management firm Vinacapital, explains which sectors in Vietnam are worth investing in.