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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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A volcano erupted in southern Japan on Thursday, spewing steam and ash hundreds of metres into the air, as authorities warned locals not to approach the mountain.

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Around 500 Syrian refugees left southern Lebanon on Wednesday under an agreement between authorities in Beirut and Damascus that provides for their return to their home country, AFP's correspondent said.

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At least 21 revellers were killed en route to a wedding when their truck flew off a bridge, police said Wednesday, the latest horrific crash on India's accident-prone roads.

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The Philippines is set to deploy hundreds of riot police to top holiday island Boracay to keep travellers out and head off potential protests ahead of its six-month closure to tourists, the government said Tuesday.

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Bungling, distortion and diplomatic doublespeak have hollowed out the deal to repatriate Rohingya from Bangladesh to Myanmar, with refugees refusing to return to a homeland that remains perilously insecure.

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Iraq has executed 13 people including 11 convicted on charges relating to "terrorism", the justice ministry said Monday.

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