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Phuong Nguyen

Tropical storm Saudel threatens Vietnam after soaking Philippines

2:29pm IST

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.

Philippines, Vietnam brace for tropical storm Saudel

20 Oct 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

15 Oct 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

15 Oct 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

08 Oct 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

01 Oct 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

01 Oct 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

24 Sep 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.

Asia Coffee-Vietnam market dull as traders await new crop season

17 Sep 2020

HANOI/BANDAR LAMPUNG, Indonesia, Sept 17 Coffee trading continued on a sluggish note this week in Vietnam due to a shortage of beans, with traders awaiting the new crop season that begins next month.

U.S. to give $153 million to Mekong countries for collaborative projects

11 Sep 2020

HANOI The United States said it would provide at least $153 million (119.43 million pounds) to Mekong countries for collaborative projects in the region, Vietnamese state television (VTV) reported on Friday, citing U.S. State Department officials.

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Thai royalists rally to counter surging protests

A few dozen Thai royalists held a rally in Bangkok on Wednesday in the face of protests against the government and the monarchy that have drawn tens of thousands of people to the streets in defiance of an official ban.