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China usurps US as Vietnam’s top export market: report

Vietnam’s exports to China surged about 15 times to $50.6 billion over the past decade.

Vietnam stocks hit record, SE Asia gain as US stock futures climb

Shares in Vietnam marked a fresh all-time peak and were on track to end higher for the 18th session in 21.

Vietnam stock scales new peak, Singapore extends gain

Other Southeast Asian markets slipped as investors awaited China's response for Trump's $100 billion additional tariffs proposal.
April 06, 2018 | 03:59 pm GMT+7

Philippines' top judge vows fight as Duterte, allies seek ouster

Duterte and Sereno first crossed swords in 2016 as Sereno was vocal against Duterte's drug war. 
March 08, 2018 | 04:26 pm GMT+7

Grab makes takeover bid for Uber’s Southeast Asia operations, including Vietnam: reports

Uber has been unable to turn a profit in Asian markets, making it a prime target for rivals.
February 18, 2018 | 02:08 pm GMT+7

US slaps sanctions on Laos Golden Triangle 'casino' in bid to break up narco-empire

Laos shares a border with Vietnam and Thailand, an important 'Golden Triangle' smuggling hub for narcotics.
February 01, 2018 | 10:07 am GMT+7

Shivering in the tropics: Southeast Asia faces 'cooling crisis'

Energy demand from Vietnam and its neighbors climbed 70 percent from 2000 to 2016.
January 29, 2018 | 08:13 am GMT+7

India plans closer Southeast Asia maritime ties to counter China

India already has strong naval ties with Southeast Asian countries, including Vietnam. 
January 25, 2018 | 02:27 pm GMT+7

Eyeing China, US moves to strengthen Indonesian defense ties

Jim Mattis will head to Vietnam after his visit to Indonesia to strengthen defense ties. 
January 23, 2018 | 09:13 am GMT+7

Analysis: Southeast Asia's illegal fuel market

Analysts estimate about 3 percent of Southeast Asia's consumed fuel is sourced illegally, worth $10 billion a year.
January 18, 2018 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Duterte under fire as Philippines moves to close news website Rappler

Duterte is set to shut down Rappler, a critical voice of his government. 
January 16, 2018 | 10:27 pm GMT+7

Vietnam, Southeast Asian plastic recyclers hope to clean up after China ban

Vietnam's imports of plastic waste rose by 62 percent to 500,000-550,000 tons for 2017.
January 16, 2018 | 09:51 am GMT+7

12,000 flee as lava oozes from Philippine volcano

Mayon, a near-perfect cone that draws thousands of tourists, is also considered the Philippines' most active volcano.
January 15, 2018 | 03:12 pm GMT+7

China lavishes cash on ally Cambodia with eyes on the Mekong

Cambodia is promised billions of dollars in investment if the country says yes to China's mega-dam project. 
January 15, 2018 | 02:48 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's productivity lags behind Laos

The productivity gap between Vietnam and its neighbors is widening due to outdated technology and a low-skilled workforce.
December 29, 2017 | 04:29 pm GMT+7
 
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