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Vietnam demands Chinese ship leaves its exclusive economic zone

Aug 16 2019

HANOI Vietnam has demanded that China remove an oil survey vessel and its escorts from the Southeast Asian country's exclusive economic zone, amid a month-long standoff in waters seen as a potential global flashpoint as the United States challenges Beijing's maritime claims.

Asia Coffee-Vietnam prices flat on week; coffee crops safe from recent flooding

Aug 15 2019

HANOI/BANDAR LAMPUNG, Aug 15 Vietnam's domestic coffee prices stayed unchanged on Thursday from a week ago amid quiet trading activity, while the recent heavy rains in the country's largest coffee-growing area did not cause any damage to the crops.

Chinese ship returns to Vietnam's exclusive economic zone

Aug 13 2019

HANOI A Chinese survey ship returned to Vietnam's exclusive economic zone off its coast on Tuesday, ship tracking data showed, less than a week after it left the area where vessels from the two countries were locked in a month-long standoff.

Vietnam confirms China ship leaves exclusive economic zone

Aug 08 2019

HANOI A Chinese survey ship embroiled in a tense month-long standoff with Vietnamese vessels has left Vietnam's continental shelf, the Southeast Asian country's foreign ministry confirmed on Thursday.

Vietnam will face severe power shortages from 2021: ministry

Aug 01 2019

(This July 31 story is refiled to correct attribution in paragraphs 11, 12 and 16, and clarifies power purchase capacity in paragraph 12.)

Vietnam will face severe power shortages from 2021 -ministry

Jul 31 2019

HANOI, July 31 Vietnam will contend with severe power shortages from 2021 as electricity demand outpaces the construction of new power plants in the Southeast Asian country, Vietnam's Ministry of Industry and Trade told Reuters on Wednesday.

Vietnamese fishermen call for action against China

Jul 30 2019

HANOI A Vietnamese fishermen's group has called on the government to take stronger measures for the removal of a Chinese oil survey vessel that Vietnam accuses of violating its sovereignty in the South China Sea.

UPDATE 1-Vietnam's Dung Quat refinery to import more WTI crude in H2 -executive

Jul 23 2019

HANOI, July 23 Vietnam's Binh Son Refining and Petrochemical will import 2 million to 3 million barrels of U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude in the second half of this year for its Dung Quat refinery, a company executive said on Tuesday.

South Korea's Hana Bank to buy 15% stake in Vietnam's BIDV for around $850 million

Jul 22 2019

SEOUL South Korea's Hana Bank has agreed to buy a 15% stake in the Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV) for 1 trillion won ($850 million), its parent Hana Financial Group said on Monday.

Vietnam says Chinese vessel violated its sovereignty in South China Sea

Jul 19 2019

HANOI Vietnam on Friday accused a Chinese oil survey vessel and its escorts of violating its sovereignty and demanded that China remove the ships from Vietnamese waters.

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