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Wind farm investors line up despite poor track record

While foreign investors are lining up to invest in new wind farms in Vietnam, numerous previously licensed wind farms are long delayed in construction or had their investment certificates revoked.

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 PetroVietnam boosts cooperation with US partners

The Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) and Murphy Oil Corporation have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in Washington D.C to boost cooperation in oil and gas projects.

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25 dead as typhoon hits China, flight chaos in Hong Kong

Typhoon Usagi killed at least 25 people after crashing ashore in southern China, throwing the region’s transport systems into chaos.

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Badminton star jumps two steps in world rankings

Vietnam's Nguyen Tien Minh has jumped two places from 13th place to 11th in the world rankings, according to the latest figures from the Badminton World Federation.

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Vietnam takes gold in shooting

The national shooting team gained another gold medal in Indonesia on November 14.

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Sand exploitation found harming island’s ecology

Offshore sand exploitation by foreign ships off Phu Quoc Island has affected the marine environment in the region, local authorities said.

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Industrial exports expected to stall

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has warned of upcoming challenges in finding industrial export contracts in key export markets.

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Foreigners are among Islamist gunmen battling security forces in a southern Philippine city, the government said Friday as the reported death toll from four days of clashes climbed to 46.

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A Japanese man has been arrested in Indonesia for allegedly trying to smuggle hundreds of reptiles out of the archipelago, including snakes, lizards and turtles, authorities and environmentalists said Friday.

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Indonesia's elite anti-terror squad was Thursday investigating a suicide bombing near a Jakarta bus station that killed three policemen in an assault authorities believe is linked to the Islamic State group.

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Taiwan's giant step towards allowing same-sex marriage has reverberated across Asia, but activists warn the fight for equality isn't over in a region where gay sex remains illegal in some countries.

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A suicide bombing attack outside a busy bus terminal in the Indonesian capital Jakarta on Wednesday killed three police officers, the latest assault to hit the Muslim-majority country as it struggles with a surge of terror plots.

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte threatened Wednesday to impose martial law nationwide to combat the rising threat of terrorism, after Islamist militants beheaded a policeman and took Catholic hostages while rampaging through a southern city.

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