Tens of millions of fish died in April, in one of Vietnam's biggest environmental disasters, which the government blamed on a discharge of toxic waste into the sea by Formosa Ha Tinh Steel, a subsidiary of Taiwan's Formosa Plastics. Formosa Ha Tinh Steel has promised $500 million in compensation and admitted its steel plant caused massive fish deaths along a...
When athletes appeared in slick athletic gear by brands like Under Armour and Puma during the Rio Olympics, Mark Lee had extra reason to cheer.
President Obama talks about the "secret war" in Vietnam and defeating the spread of communism.
The failure of Vietnam's government to reverse a longstanding ban on locals in casinos may be detrimental to foreign investment.
Assertive action by China's coast guard in the South China Sea risks destabilizing the region, according to researchers.
One company is making the traditionally staid world of warehouse management is getting exciting, with a little help from technology.
Vietnam has a high literacy rate which enables the workforce to be retrained for higher-skilled manufacturing, says PXP Vietnam AM's Kevin Snowball.
Foreign direct investors are attracted by Vietnam's advantages compared to China, such as lower wage rates and young workforce.
HANOI, Aug 15- Vietnam's rice exports could fall 27 percent in 2016 from last year to 4.75 million tonnes, the lowest since 2008, due to less overseas demand and rising supplies from Thailand, a state-run newspaper said on Monday. A lack of demand from key markets in Asia and Africa, along with Thailand's sales from state stockpiles would drive the fall, the Vietnam...
HANOI, Aug 15- Vietnam's rice exports could fall 27 percent in 2016 from last year to 4.75 million tonnes, the lowest since 2008, said a state-run newspaper. It cited the Vietnam Food Association as revising down its forecast for the second time this year. A lack of demand from key markets in Asia and Africa, along with Thailand's sales from state stockpiles would...
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Hanoi's artillery system can target China's runways and important trade routes in the South China Sea.
Vietnam has fortified its islands in the South China Sea with new rocket launchers capable of striking China's runways in the vital trade route.
It's been a tough year for Asean as tensions over China's incursions into the South China Sea have challenged its long-running practices.
*Bank says Asia Pacific remains important part of business. TAIPEI/ TORONTO, Aug 8- Bank of Nova Scotia, Canada's third-largest bank, has applied to Taiwan's financial regulator to exit the local market, the regulator and bank said on Monday, part of a revamp of its Asia strategy. Scotiabank said its Taiwan office is being closed as part of a recent review of its...
*Move part of broader review of Asia strategy. TAIPEI/ TORONTO, Aug 8- Bank of Nova Scotia, Canada's third-largest bank, has applied to Taiwan's financial regulator to exit the local market, the regulator said on Monday, part of a revamp of its Asia strategy. Analysts have said Central and South America may become Scotiabank's main focus outside Canada.
Japan, India and Vietnam are interesting markets worth looking at, explains William Ma of Noah Holdings (Hong Kong).
China and Russia will hold "routine" naval exercises in the South China Sea in September, China's Defense Ministry said on Thursday.
Minh Phuong Dang built MP Logistics from scratch, and welcomes the competition Vietnam's growth will bring.
Singapore's policymakers have long battled the country's low birth rate, but will little success so far.