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  • Vietnam detains 100 after anti-China protests turn violent

    HANOI: Authorities in Vietnam have detained more than 100 people after protesters pelted government buildings with rocks and Molotov cocktails, injuring dozens of police officers, state media reported on Monday...

    Vietnam’s parliament on Monday agreed to delay approval of the draft law on special economic zones to the end of the year, while the chairwoman of the parliament Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan called on people to stay calm and that...

  • Pakistan seeks PTA with Vietnam

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has offered Vietnam to initiate talks on a Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) for boosting bilateral trade volume...

    Pakistan side expressed interest in export of oranges (kinno), mangoes and meat to Vietnam...

  • Pakistan losing yarn market to Vietnam

    After surrendering a significantly big part of international textile clothing market to its regional rivals, especially Bangladesh, since the abolition of quotas, Pakistan is now fast losing its cotton spun yarn markets to the much cheaper Vietnam...

    Cotton spinning in Vietnam has more than tripled in the last four years, with the total use expected to shoot up to 5...

  • Indian PM Modi to visit Vietnam, China with oil and expanding SE Asia influence in mind

    KOLKATA: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will divide the next four days beginning Friday in Vietnam and China — two socialist nations embroiled in drilling disputes in the South China Sea — in a bid to increase India’s presence South East Asia...

    The visit will be Modi’s first to the region after a cabinet meeting headed by him on Wednesday ratified an Indian Rs5,000 million (about $75m) fund for what his government said would...

  • 27 dead as Typhoon Damrey batters Vietnam

    At least 27 people have died and nearly two dozen are missing after Typhoon Damrey barrelled into Vietnam, authorities said Sunday, just days before the country welcomes world leaders to the APEC summit...

    More than 40,000 homes were destroyed as heavy rains and 130 km/h winds tore through the region, leaving 27 dead and 22 missing, according to Vietnam's disaster management office...

  • Confusion still reigns over Trump-Putin meet in Vietnam

    Russia and the United States gave mixed messages on Friday about whether their leaders will meet on the sidelines of a regional summit in Vietnam, with the White House ruling out an encounter but the Kremlin saying it could still happen...

    Four days later, Kremlin aide Yury Ushakov told Russian news agencies that the two would hold a meeting in Vietnam with the time and place still to be determined...

  • Typhoon Damrey batters Vietnam, kills 27

    DANANG: At least 27 people have died and nearly two dozen are missing after Typhoon Damrey barrelled into Vietnam, authorities said on Sunday, damaging tens of thousands of homes and submerging highways days before the country welcomes world leaders to the APEC summit...

    More than 30,000 people were evacuated ahead of the latest storm in central Vietnam, including foreign tourists...

  • Floods and landslides kill 43, leave 34 missing in Vietnam

    HANOI: Floods and landslides caused by a tropical depression have killed at least 43 people, left 34 others missing and damaged homes and crops in northern and central Vietnam, officials said on Thursday...

    The storm injured 21 people and destroyed or damaged more than 1,000 houses, submerged 16,740 other homes and damaged infrastructure and crops in six central and northern provinces, the Vietnam Disaster Management Authority said......

  • Ghosts from Vietnam

    READERS of my generation will no doubt recall the horrors of the Vietnam War in which countless lives were lost in a pointless conflict...

    I remember all too well the anger many of us felt over the merciless American bombing of unarmed civilians in North and South Vietnam, as well as Laos and Cambodia...

  • Vietnam floating market struggles to stay above water

    CAN THO: Fixing weighing scales used to be good business on Vietnam’s floating Cai Rang market, but the last repairman on the river now makes just a few dollars a month as modernity pushes traders to land...

    It’s a common aspiration for young people in Vietnam, where more than half the country’s 93 million people are under the age of 30 and eager to move to fast-growing cities for work...

  • 40 years later: communism’s hollow victory in Vietnam

    HO CHI MINH CITY: Forty years after it won the war, the Communist Party still rules Vietnam with an iron fist...

    From a shattered society plagued by poverty and food shortages, to a middle-income country and World Trade Organization member, Vietnam’s authoritarian socialist regime has overseen huge changes since Saigon fell to communist troops four decades ago...

  • Pride and obscurity: the historic crew of Vietnam’s ‘Tank 390’

    HANOI: When Tank 390 crashed through the gates of Saigon’s presidential palace 40 years ago, it heralded the end of Vietnam’s war...

    But their thoughts were firmly on victory as they barrelled into the compound — now known as Independence Palace — according to retired captain Vu Dang Toan, the commander of Tank 390, a Chinese-made T59 first deployed in Vietnam in the 1960s...

  • Vietnam studies making use of idle dollars, gold

    HANOI:How to mobilise idle foreign currency and gold from locals to invest in business and production has become a hot issue recently, with the government once again asking the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) to consider proposals...

    At present, Vietnam still has to borrow dollars from international markets at 4pc interest, so there should be suitable policies to tap dollars at home, he noted...

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