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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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The Philippines military said Monday they have rescued three more Malaysian tugboat crewmen held hostage by Muslim militants for eight months in the south of the country.

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At least four people were killed and 23 others wounded in a grenade attack in the southern Philippines that appears to be unrelated to terrorism, officials said Sunday.

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Syria's chief negotiator at U.N. peace talks in Geneva on Friday delivered a 40 minute polemic attacking the political and armed opposition and their foreign backers, labeling them all "terrorists".

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South Korea's sunken Sewol ferry has been successfully hauled onto a giant heavy lifting ship, officials said Saturday, a step towards returning the vessel to port.

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A man detonated a bomb Friday near a police post on a busy road near Dhaka's airport, killing himself but causing no other injuries, according to Bangladeshi police.

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Police in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal say they have arrested eight men involved in smuggling human bones and recovered 18 skeletons from them.

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