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  • New National Security Adviser John Bolton listens as U.S. President Donald Trump holds a cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington, April 9, 2018.

    An audio tape of Jamal Khashoggi's killing may not implicate Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, according to Donald Trump's National Security Advisor.

  • US President Donald Trump and US Vice President Mike Pence at the 'Make America Great Again' campaign rally at McKenzie Arena, in Chattanooga, Tennessee on November 4, 2018.

    Vice President Mike Pence will join world leaders from China, Japan and India at the ASEAN Summit in Singapore this week.

  • A Chinese flag flies on a vessel moving past shipping containers being unloaded at a Tianjin Port Group Co. dock in Tianjin, China.

    Asian countries' exports are potentially vulnerable to the U.S.-China trade war on two fronts: changes to global supply chains and slowing Chinese domestic demand.

  • Airport handlers unload freight from a Boeing 747-8F jet freighter operated by AirBridgeCargo.

    A reconfiguration of trade routes is underway as the trade war between the U.S. and China spills over globally, a logistics industry executive said on Friday.

  • A bird's-eye view of Ho Chi Minh City. 

    While short-term disruption can be expected in Asia due to the trade war between the U.S. and China, other regional players could stand to benefit in the long run, Nick Marro analyst at The Economist Intelligence Unit told CNBC.

  • HANOI, Nov 2- VietJet Aviation signed a $6.5 billion agreement on Friday to buy 50 Airbus A321neo jets, the Vietnamese budget carrier said. In a separate statement, VietJet said it had also signed a memorandum of understanding with CFM International on a $5.3 billion deal for long-term jet engine maintenance. VietJet, Vietnam's biggest private airline,...

  • HANOI, Nov 2- VietJet Aviation signed a $6.5 billion agreement on Friday to buy 50 Airbus A321neo jets, the Vietnamese budget carrier said.

  • HONG KONG, Nov 1- Fast-growing budget carrier Vietjet Aviation is set to finalise a $6.5 billion jet order with Europe's Airbus during a visit to Hanoi by French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on Friday, people familiar with the matter said. The deal is the biggest economic component of an official visit to France's former colony by Philippe from Nov. 2-4, during...

  • HONG KONG, Nov 1- Fast-growing budget carrier Vietjet Aviation is set to finalize a $6.5 billion jet order with Europe's Airbus during a visit to Hanoi by French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on Friday, people familiar with the matter said. The deal is the biggest economic component of an official visit to France's former colony by Philippe from Nov. 2-4, during...

  • HONG KONG, Nov 1- Fast-growing budget carrier Vietjet Aviation is set to finalize a $6.5 billion jet order with Europe's Airbus during a visit to Hanoi by French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on Friday, people familiar with the matter said. The deal is the biggest economic component of an official visit to France's former colony by Philippe from Nov. 2-4, during...

  • HONG KONG, Nov 1- Fast-growing budget carrier Vietjet Aviation is set to finalize a $6.5 billion jet order with Europe's Airbus during a visit to Hanoi by French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on Friday, people familiar with the matter said. The order for 50 A321neo jets is part of an aggressive investment in the Vietnamese airline's fleet that has provided...

  • HONG KONG, Nov 1- Fast-growing budget carrier Vietjet Aviation is set to finalise a $6.5 billion jet order with Europe's Airbus during a visit to Hanoi by French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on Friday, people familiar with the matter said. The order for 50 A321neo jets is part of an aggressive investment in the Vietnamese airline's fleet that has provided...

  • Mark Jolley of CCB International Securities says "too many negatives are stacked up at the moment" for Asia's markets.

  • Jim Weber

    If Brooks moved operations, it would likely need to be permanent, Brooks' Jim Weber says. "We don't do musical chairs in our supply chain."

  • HANOI, Oct 19- Tokyo Gas is interested in cooperating with Vietnam's PetroVietnam Power Corp, or PV Power, to develop a natural gas-fired power project in the Southeast Asian country, PV Power's parent said on Friday. The statement follows a meeting between senior executives from PV Power and Tokyo Gas in Hanoi this week, PV Power said. The two plants, with a combined...

  • PHNOM PENH, Oct 17- A European Union decision to ramp up trade pressure on Cambodia has alarmed unions in its garment industry, a pillar of the economy that employs about 700,000 people, but a key grouping of manufacturers said the risk would take months to materialise. Cambodia's biggest export market, the EU, warned this month that the Southeast Asian nation...

  • As some emerging economies face repercussions from growing trade tensions, Vietnam offers good investment opportunities thanks to its underlying free market values, says Thomas Murphy, partner of Escala Partners.

  • Cranes stand during the sunset at a construction site at the hotel complex construct by Chinese company on October 15, 2015 in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

    China must embrace local stakeholders to improve the image of its Belt and Road Initiative, a panel of experts at the Milken Asia Summit said on Thursday.

  • Go-Jek President Andre Soelistyo told CNBC that the team in Thailand was working to make the app operational soon. 

  • People  at a McDonald's restaurant in Ho Chi Minh city Vietnam. 

    Fast food burger chains thrive in markets in most of the world. But not in Vietnam. Today, McDonald's has only 17 stores and Burger King only 13 across the Southeast Asian countries.