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New entity set up to manage Vietnam government stakes in companies

A committee has been set up to manage the government’s stakes of more than $43 billion in companies.

Don’t lose hope, PM tells Vietnamese football team

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has congratulated the Vietnamese men’s football team for their Asiad exploits.

PM talks up Mekong Delta potential for gas-fired power plants

There is great potential to develop gas-fired power projects in the Mekong Delta and a number of investors are seeking opportunities to do so, PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc has said.
July 27, 2018 | 02:26 pm GMT+7

PM warns against allowing in global waste

Vietnam must not become a dumping ground for other countries’ scrap, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has warned.
July 26, 2018 | 12:55 pm GMT+7

Vietnam anti-pollution program gets $23.3 million in new funding

Vietnam government has approved an allocation of VND535 billion ($23.3 million) for an ongoing five-year program to curb environmental pollution.
July 11, 2018 | 01:11 pm GMT+7

Former Malaysian PM Najib arrested, to be charged Wednesday in graft probe

Since his shock election loss to Mahathir Mohamad in May, Najib has been barred from leaving the country.
July 03, 2018 | 04:29 pm GMT+7

Malaysia's Najib quizzed over scandal, graft fighter reveals threats

The Former Malaysian even faced death threats regards to the corruption controversy.
May 22, 2018 | 02:20 pm GMT+7

Clash of political titans brings a gripping election to Malaysia

People doubt the triumph of the current PM who has ruled Malaysia for over 60 years.
May 07, 2018 | 09:28 am GMT+7

Vietnam plans to spend $11.3 bln to repay government debt in 2018

The money will be sourced mostly from domestic loans.
April 24, 2018 | 03:54 pm GMT+7

Japan PM Abe to sack top finance official accused of sexual harassment: paper

The official allegedly asked to touch and kiss a reporter in a bar.
April 16, 2018 | 01:54 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese PM says first-quarter growth of 7.41 pct likely

Vietnam’s growth is often lower in the first quarter than the rest of the year due to a week-long Lunar New Year holiday.
March 13, 2018 | 03:06 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese PM pushes for mass production of vaccines

Infectious diseases could run riot without an adequate supply of inoculations.
November 25, 2016 | 04:17 pm GMT+7

PM Lee's health scare exposes Singapore's leadership uncertainty

'It is a concern that we are quite late in putting in place the fourth-generation leadership.' 
August 23, 2016 | 08:33 am GMT+7

Cambodia's military investigates 'coup' plot against Hun Sen

The investigation centers on a man who announced plans to topple Hun Sen in Facebook and YouTube videos and called on others to join his cause.
July 20, 2016 | 04:05 pm GMT+7

May to take over as British PM with mammoth task of delivering Brexit

Theresa May will take over the job of British prime minister from David Cameron on Wednesday.
July 13, 2016 | 04:43 pm GMT+7
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