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  • Vietnam Economy PKG

    CNBC's Pauline Chiou reports on expectations of the new Vietnamese administration and the economic road ahead for the developing nation.

  • A Chinese Naval officer stands guard beside a submarine at the Ngong Shuen Chau Naval Base in Hong Kong.

    "The Chinese people do not want to have war, so we will be opposed to [the] U.S. if it stirs up any conflict," Liu Zhenmin tells CNBC..

  • This Oct. 6, 2008 photo released by CBS shows "60 Minutes" correspondent Morley Safer during the program's 40th anniversary celebration in New York.

    After more than half a century at CBS, this legendary reporter died Thursday at his home in Manhattan. NBCNews reports.

  • *Bangladesh Bank hack and Sony attack linked- security firm. *Investigators say cyber thieves still inside Bangladesh Bank. NEW YORK/ DHAKA, May 13- Investigators probing the cyber heist of $81 million from the Bangladesh central bank connected it on Friday to the hack at Sony Corp's film studio in 2014, while global financial network SWIFT disclosed a...

  • *Vietnam won't ally militarily' against other countries'. HANOI, May 12- Vietnam would welcome the United States "accelerating" the lifting of a lethal arms embargo, which would reflect trust between the two countries and recognition of its needs to defend itself, its foreign ministry said on Thursday. The United States has not indicated publicly it would remove...

  • HANOI, May 12- Vietnam would welcome the United States "accelerating" the lifting of a lethal arms embargo, which would reflect trust between the two countries and recognition of its needs to defend itself, its foreign ministry said on Thursday. The comment by Vietnam comes just over a week ahead of a visit to Vietnam by U.S. The United States has not indicated...

  • Vietnam

    Vietnam's stock market will not be able to mature as it is dominated by retail investors, remarks Kevin Snowball from PXP Vietnam Asset Management.

  • HANOI/ WASHINGTON, May 11- Vietnam hosts a defense symposium this week attended by top American arms manufacturers, ahead of a visit by U.S. Vietnam has accelerated efforts to build a military deterrent and is the world's eighth largest weapons importer, as neighbor China intensifies its push to fortify South China Sea islands it has either occupied or built...

  • President Obama weighs lifting Vietnam's arms ban

    Obama is weighing calls to forge closer military relations with Hanoi against concerns over its poor human rights record.

  • President Barack Obama is considering whether to lift a three-decade-old arms embargo on Vietnam, U.S. officials say, as he weighs calls to forge closer military ties with Hanoi against concerns over its poor human rights record. The debate within the U.S. administration is coming to a head amid preparations for Obama's trip to Vietnam this month to bolster...

  • BUDAPEST- Hungarian central bank holds non-rate-setting meeting. BUDAPEST- Hungarian central bank Deputy Governor Marton Nagy talks to journalists on state self-financing- 1200 GMT. WEDNESDAY, MAY 11 LONDON- Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan gives a lecture on "Rethinking the Global Monetary System" at the London School of Economics- 0900 GMT.

  • HSBC likes Sri Lanka, not Vietnam as much

    The bank is turning more positive on Sri Lanka, while downgrading Vietnam to a 'neutral' rating.

  • A tuk-tuk (three-wheeler) polo match in Sri Lanka

    HSBC is turning positive on Sri Lanka as a frontier market pick, but it's lowering exposure to Vietnam after the recent rally.

  • Asia's economies may have been dragged by a slowdown in China, but they'll still power most of the world's growth, the IMF said Tuesday.

  • *Top producers India, Thailand and Vietnam suffer severe drought. A heat wave is sweeping top rice exporter India, while the No.2 supplier Thailand is facing a second year of drought. "As of now we haven't seen a large price reaction to hot and dry weather because we have had such significant surplus stocks in India and Thailand.

  • Chinese dredging vessels are purportedly seen in the waters around Mischief Reef in the disputed Spratly Islands in the South China Sea in this still image from video taken by a P-8A Poseidon surveillance aircraft provided by the United States Navy May 21, 2015.

    China is intensifying its diplomatic campaign to win ­support ahead of an international ruling over disputed islands, the South China Morning Post reports.

  • Vietnam Drought

    Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia and Laos, all connected by the Mekong River, are blaming China's dams for their current drought. CNBC's Sri Jegarajah has more.

  • Vietnam Markets

    Dragon Capital's CIO Bill Stoops discusses investment opportunities and structural reforms in the Southeast Asian country, with CNBC's Martin Soong.

  • HANOI, April 20- Through supermarkets, malls, dairy and beer, Thai tycoons are pursuing deals in Vietnam that could break mergers and acquisitions records in the upwardly mobile market of 90 million people, at the expense of their Asian rivals. Billionaire beer magnate Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi is leading the Thai charge into Vietnam through his Thai Charoen...

  • *500 Startups announced Vietnam- focused fund. HANOI, April 13- Vietnam's tech startups are emerging as a force to be reckoned with as foreign private equity funds bet the country's talented young brains will yield more successes like the international hit game Flappy Bird. Just last month, financial powerhouses Goldman Sachs and Standard Chartered PLC raised...