The online newspaper VnExpress quoted Environment Minister Tran Hong Ha as telling a conference Monday that aquaculture is now also safe in most areas, but that research by the Ministry of Health is needed to determine whether it's safe to eat fish caught within 20 nautical miles off the coast of the four affected provinces. The factory, owned by the Formosa...
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...
THURSDAY, AUGUST 11 MANILA- Philippines central bank holds monetary policy meeting- 0800 GMT. SEOUL- Bank of Korea holds its monetary policy meeting and will give its decision on interest rates- 0100 GMT. BELGRADE- National Bank of Serbia interest rate decision- 1000 GMT.
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.
The Philippines pushed hard for The Hague's ruling to be included a joint ASEAN statement, Manila's foreign minister said.
MP Logistic's Minh Phuong Dang says she's confident that local "know-how" gives domestic logistics players an added advantage.
With the Brexit causing a U.K. investment slowdown, some start-ups are looking to Asia for their next funding round.
July 21- Confidence in prospects for the global economy has been dented following Britain's vote to leave the European Union, with a growing view that monetary policy is a fading force and many governments now need to borrow and spend, Reuters polls showed. "Given how fragile the global economy is nearly eight years after the start of the global financial crisis,...
Up to eight Chinese ships will offer cruises to the South China Sea over the next five years, as Beijing promotes tourism to the disputed waters.
A Chinese admiral has warned that freedom of navigation patrols carried out by foreign navies in the South China Sea could end "in disaster."
The world will now be watching with bated breath as to what President Xi Jinping’s course of action will be.