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Vietnam pulls DreamWorks' 'Abominable' film over South China Sea map

14 Oct 2019

HANOI Vietnam has pulled DreamWorks' animated film "Abominable" from cinemas over a scene featuring a map which shows China's unilaterally declared "nine-dash line" in the South China Sea, state media reported on Monday. | Video

Vietnam pulls DreamWorks' 'Abominable' film over South China Sea map

14 Oct 2019

HANOI, Oct 14 Vietnam has pulled the animated DreamWorks film "Abominable" from cinemas over a scene featuring a map which shows China's unilaterally declared "nine-dash line" in the South China Sea, state media reported on Monday.

Off the rails: Hanoi closes trackside cafes thronged by selfie-seeking tourists

10 Oct 2019

HANOI It's the kind of shot every Instagram connoisseur yearns for: century-old railway tracks cutting through dusty backstreets, flanked by tourists drinking beer or iced tea mere inches from the slow-moving trains. | Video

Air quality app under 'coordinated attack' in Vietnam amid heavy Hanoi smog

07 Oct 2019

HANOI Independent online air quality index monitor AirVisual said on Monday it is under "coordinated attack" to discredit the company after its data showed Hanoi has at times recently topped its list of 90 major cities which suffer from air pollution.

Samsung denies it plans new plant in northern Vietnam

27 Sep 2019

HANOI Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Friday that it has no plans to build a factory in Vietnam's northern province of Hoa Binh, after a provincial official said the South Korean group had been looking to lease land.

Asia Coffee-Vietnam prices unchanged; Indonesian premium widens

19 Sep 2019

HANOI/BANDAR LAMPUNG, Sept 19 Vietnam's domestic coffee prices were unchanged on Thursday from a week earlier as trade has almost come to a halt ahead of a major harvest beginning next month.

UPDATE 1-Vietnam to abolish import tax on crude oil from November

17 Sep 2019

HANOI, Sept 17 Vietnam will abolish an import tax on crude oil from November, the government said on Tuesday, as the Southeast Asian country becomes more reliant on imported crude for its refineries.

REFILE-Vietravel Airlines plans 2020 launch in fast-growing market

13 Sep 2019

* Will order Airbus or Boeing narrow-body jets at Singapore Airshow

UPDATE 1-Vietnam August trade surplus jumps on Samsung phone shipments

11 Sep 2019

* Trade surplus with U.S. widens to $4.99 bln in Aug from $3.84 bln Aug 2018

UPDATE 1-Singapore's GIC-led consortium to invest $500 mln in Vingroup unit

09 Sep 2019

HANOI, Sept 9 A consortium led by Singapore's state investor GIC Pte Ltd has agreed with Vietnam's largest conglomerate Vingroup JSC to buy a stake in one of the latter's units for $500 million, GIC said on Monday.

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