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Typhoon Molave lashes Vietnam coast, 26 fishermen missing

8:50am EDT

HANOI At least 26 fishermen were missing at sea as one of the strongest typhoons in two decades tore into Vietnam's central coastline on Wednesday, uprooting trees and forcing hundreds of thousands into shelter. | Video

Asia Coffee-Storm to lash more rains on Vietnam coffee belt, crop likely to remain unhurt

Oct 22 2020

HANOI/BANDAR LAMPUNG, Indonesia, Oct 22 A part of Vietnam's Central Highlands, the country's largest coffee belt, is expected to face heavy rains due to yet another tropical storm this weekend but robusta cherries to be harvested from next month would not be hurt, traders said on Thursday.

Tropical storm Saudel threatens Vietnam after soaking Philippines

Oct 21 2020

HANOI/MANILA Vietnam scrambled to evacuate thousands of people from their homes as tropical storm Saudel approached on Wednesday, bringing more misery for a country that has endured weeks of heavy rains and floods that have killed over 100 people. | Video

Philippines, Vietnam brace for tropical storm Saudel

Oct 20 2020

HANOI/MANILA Authorities in Vietnam and the Philippines braced on Tuesday for a tropical storm that could bring flooding and landslides in both countries, as the death toll in Vietnam from weeks of adverse weather rose to 105, with dozens still missing. | Video

Vietnam central bank governor to take senior party role

Oct 15 2020

HANOI, Oct 15 Vietnam's central bank governor Le Minh Hung has been appointed to a senior role in the ruling Communist Party, the government said on Thursday, without naming his successor.

Asia Coffee-Vietnam's coffee unharmed from storm; supplies tighten in Indonesida

Oct 15 2020

HANOI/BANDAR LAMPUNG, Indonesia, Oct 15 Coffee plants in Vietnam suffered no harm from the tropical storm sweeping through the country, while premiums in Indonesia rose as supplies tightened at the end of the harvest, traders said on Thursday.

Asia Coffee-Vietnam domestic prices track London lower, Indonesia premiums widen

Oct 08 2020

HANOI/BANDAR LAMPUNG, Indonesia, Oct 8 Coffee prices in Vietnam fell for the third consecutive week following a drop in London prices, while premiums in Indonesia widened to compensate for lower benchmark price, traders said on Thursday.

Vietnam says China military drills could harm maritime code talks

Oct 01 2020

HANOI Vietnam said on Thursday that military drills conducted this week by Beijing in the South China Sea will hurt negotiations on a regional maritime code of conduct (COC) for the disputed waters.

Asia Coffee-Vietnam prices fall for second straight week, Indonesia premiums gain

Oct 01 2020

HANOI/BANDAR LAMPUNG, Indonesia, Oct 1 Vietnam's domestic coffee prices dropped for the second week on weak global cues, while Indonesia's premiums stayed firm as some farmers held their beans stocks instead of selling them, traders said on Thursday.

Asia Coffee-Vietnam, Indonesia premiums widen on subdued London prices

Sep 24 2020

HANOI/BANDAR LAMPUNG, Indonesia, Sept 24 Trading activities remained tepid in Vietnam as traders await new crop season, while premiums in both markets widened this week to compensate for subdued London prices, traders said on Thursday.

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