Mai Nguyen

Vietnamese airlines granted access to U.S. market for first time

15 Feb 2019

WASHINGTON/HANOI Vietnamese airlines will be able to fly to the United States and codeshare with American carriers after the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration declared the Southeast Asian country complies with international safety standards.

METALS-Most rise on China stimulus hopes, Trump's trade deal comment

15 Jan 2019

HANOI, Jan 15 Most base metals rose on Tuesday as China signalled more supportive measures to stabilise a slowing economy and U.S. President Donald Trump raised hopes of reaching a trade deal with Beijing.

METALS-Shanghai copper, aluminium edge down after weak Chinese trade data

15 Jan 2019

HANOI, Jan 15 Shanghai copper and aluminium inched down on Tuesday after weak Chinese trade data disappointed investors, although metals traded in London drew some support from U.S. President Donald Trump's comments on reaching a trade deal with China.

From Tibet to the 'Nine Dragons', Vietnam's Mekong Delta is losing sand

14 Jan 2019

MO CAY, Vietnam In the dead of night, the entire front half of shopkeeper Ta Thi Kim Anh's house collapsed. Perched on the sandy banks of the Mekong River, it took just a few minutes for one half of everything she owned to plunge into its murky depths. | Video

METALS-Base metals gain slightly amid U.S.-China trade hopes

12 Dec 2018

HANOI, Dec 12 Base metals were mostly up in a tight range on Wednesday, following U.S. President Donald Trump's upbeat comments about a trade deal with China, while the dollar held near a one-month peak against its peers.

Google studies steps to open representative office in Vietnam, government says

12 Dec 2018

HANOI Alphabet Inc's Google is studying steps toward opening a representative office in Vietnam, the government of the Southeast Asian nation said on its website, citing Google's Senior Vice President Kent Walker.

METALS-Most metals down on U.S.-China trade worries; zinc up

05 Dec 2018

HANOI, Dec 5 Most London base metals fell on Wednesday as trade tensions between the United States and China resurfaced, raising concerns over growth and future demand from top metals consumer China.

UPDATE 2-Vietnam's Vingroup to launch smartphones next week as part of tech push

03 Dec 2018

* Market is dominated by Samsung and Apple phones (Adds comment on VinSmart working with Qualcomm and Google, in paragraph 6)

Ex-chairman of Vietnam's BIDV bank arrested amid graft crackdown

29 Nov 2018

HANOI The former chairman of Vietnam's second largest listed bank has been arrested for alleged violations of banking regulations, the Southeast Asian country's public security ministry said on Thursday.

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