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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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One month after Rohingya Muslims started pouring across the border to escape a crackdown in Myanmar, Bangladesh faces a long-term struggle caring for more than 700,000 refugees packed into camps and forcing its neighbour to take them back.

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More than 34,000 people have fled from a rumbling volcano on the resort island of Bali as the magnitude of tremors grows, prompting fears it could erupt for the first time in more than 50 years, an official said Sunday.

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Some 70,000 people were ordered to evacuate their homes Friday after a rain-swollen dam in Puerto Rico failed in the latest disaster caused by Hurricane Maria.

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Twenty-one people drowned and up to 15 more were missing on Friday after a fishing boat carrying migrants sank off Turkey's Black Sea coast, the coast guard said.

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Four Thai army rangers were killed Friday when a roadside bomb tore through their truck as they were securing a road for teachers, an army official said, the latest carnage in an insurgency roiling the kingdom's far south.

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Malaysian police have detained seven Filipinos suspected of involvement with the Abu Sayyaf militant group, an official said Thursday, the latest arrest of extremist suspects in the Muslim-majority country.

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