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Vietnam sentences brothers to death over bloody land clash

Sep 14 2020

HANOI A Vietnamese court sentenced two brothers to death and handed prison terms or probation to 27 others on Monday, for their roles in the high-profile killings of three policemen in a clash over land rights, the security ministry and a lawyer said.

Exclusive: Vingroup weighs selling school, health units, sources say, as Vietnam's biggest firm refocuses

Sep 11 2020

HANOI Vietnam's Vingroup is considering selling controlling stakes in its medical and education units, two sources with direct knowledge said, although the company said it had made no such plans.

RPT-EXCLUSIVE-Vingroup weighs selling school, health units as Vietnam's biggest firm refocuses

Sep 11 2020

HANOI, Sept 11 Vietnam's Vingroup is considering selling controlling stakes in its medical and education units, two sources with direct knowledge said, as the conglomerate exits non-core businesses and fortifies its balance sheet amid a profit slump.

EXCLUSIVE-Vingroup weighs selling school, health units as Vietnam's biggest firm refocuses

Sep 11 2020

HANOI, Sept 11 Vietnam's Vingroup is considering selling controlling stakes in its medical and education units, two sources with direct knowledge said, as the conglomerate exits non-core businesses and fortifies its balance sheet amid a profit slump.

Asia summits under way amid U.S.-China friction

Sep 09 2020

HANOI Southeast Asian foreign ministers kicked off a series of regional summits on Wednesday expected to seek collaboration to fight global threats and to try to de-escalate a tit-for-tat U.S.-China rivalry as the world's two biggest economies vie for influence.

Vietnam PM says risk of widespread COVID-19 infection 'very high'

Aug 07 2020

HANOI The risk of COVID-19 spreading widely in Vietnam is "very high", its prime minister said on Friday, after a new outbreak in the central city of Danang late last month ended a three month run of no new domestic cases.

In just days, Vietnam shifts from virus-free paradise to panic

Jul 30 2020

HANOI There had been so few coronavirus cases in Vietnam that every patient was known by a number: Patient 17 brought the virus back from Europe after an initial wave of infections from Wuhan. Patient 91, a British pilot, almost died.

情報BOX:南シナ海巡り踏み込む米国、東南ア諸国も中国批判

Jul 20 2020

[ハノイ 16日 ロイター] - 米政府が南シナ海を巡って中国への姿勢を硬化させた。ポンぺオ国務長官は13日、中国が近隣諸国の懸念にもかかわらず、豊富な資源が眠るこの海域で「海洋帝国」の構築を目論んでいると批判した。

U.S. aircraft carriers return to South China Sea amid rising tensions

Jul 17 2020

HANOI For the second time in two weeks, the United States has deployed two aircraft carriers to the South China Sea, the U.S. Navy said on Friday, as China and the United States accuse each other of stoking tensions in the region. | Video

Explainer: What's behind rising tensions in the South China Sea?

Jul 17 2020

HANOI The United States this week hardened its position on the South China Sea, where it has accused China of attempting to build a "maritime empire" in the potentially energy-rich waters, despite regional concerns. | Video

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