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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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Qatar's ruler said Friday that the Gulf emirate is ready for talks to resolve a diplomatic crisis with a Saudi-led bloc so long as his country's sovereignty is respected.

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Football mega-star Cristiano Ronaldo jetted into Singapore for a flying visit to Valencia owner Peter Lim and his family Friday on his way to a media event in China.

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For modern Olympic host cities, the twin threats of terrorism and financial ruin constantly loom. But spare a thought for Tokyo 2020 organisers, who face the added risk of a devastating earthquake or tsunami.

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A gas canister explosion tore through a restaurant in the eastern China city of Hangzhou on Friday, killing two people and injuring 55, local authorities said.

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte made a surprise visit to the wartorn city of Marawi on Thursday where troops are still engaged in a brutal fight to crush Islamic State group-inspired militants.

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Forty-four Chinese and Malaysian suspects have been detained in the Philippines over the kidnapping and beating of a Singaporean woman abducted at a Manila casino, authorities said Thursday.

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