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Synergy Eni-PetroVietnam to extend beyond Vietnam

Synergy Eni-PetroVietnam to extend beyond Vietnam

(AGI) Hanoi, Oct 13 - According to ENI CEO, Claudio Descalzi, the alliance between Eni and PetroVietnam is developing and will continue to do so outside Vietnam as well. Descalzi's statement came in the wake of the signature of two exploration contracts for blocks 116 and 124, signed with PetroVietnam CEO Do Van Hau in Hanoi on Monday. As Descalzi said to AGI in Hanoi, "We started together two ...

Vietnam, a home for motorbikes

Vietnam, a home for motorbikes

People riding motorbikes wait in a traffic jam in Hanoi, Vietnam. EPA/LUONG THAI LINH     by Le Phuong, Xinhua V ietnam is said to be a home for motorbikes as it is among the few countries in the world where this vehicle runs countrywide. Currently, motorbikes are still the most convenient means of transportation used by ...

Vietnam to start sorting electronic waste in 2015

Vietnam to start sorting electronic waste in 2015

Electronic waste has become a dangerous threat to the global environment. Photo credit: EPA/Vietnam News Agency Electronics producers and importers in Vietnam will have to set up disposal points, starting next January, to collect discarded products and reduce environmental pollution, according to a government decision. The businesses will receive the broken ...

Hijackers Release Vietnam Tanker After Diesel Fuel Theft

Hijackers Release Vietnam Tanker After Diesel Fuel Theft

Pirates released a Vietnamese oil tanker and its 18 crew members yesterday after siphoning part of its diesel cargo, according to the coast guard. The Sunrise 689, which left Singapore on Oct. 3 before vanishing from radar for five days, was about 70 nautical miles from Hon Khoai off Vietnam’s southern province of Kien Giang, said Dao Van Quang, chairman and chief executive officer of Hai ...

Vietnamese Oil Tanker Vanishes, Hijacking Feared

Vietnamese Oil Tanker Vanishes, Hijacking Feared

A Vietnam-flagged tanker with 18 crew members on board has gone missing since leaving Singapore for a Vietnamese port last Thursday, raising fears that it has fallen into the hands of pirates. The vessel was carrying more than 5,200 tons of oil products and was scheduled to arrive at its destination, Cua Viet, in central Quang Tri province on Sunday. Vietnamese ...

Vietnamese Tanker Disappears While Returning From Singapore

Vietnamese Tanker Disappears While Returning From Singapore

HANOI--A Vietnamese oil tanker with 18 crewmembers on board went missing en route to central Vietnam from Singapore, officials said Monday. The Sunrise 689 vessel, owned by Haiphong Fisheries Shipbuilding Joint Stock Co., went missing 40 minutes after it left a Singapore port at 6 p.m. Singapore time on Oct. 2, said Nguyen Van Phuong, an official with the Vietnam Maritime ...

The US Lifts Arms Embargo: The Ball Is in Vietnam’s Court

The US Lifts Arms Embargo: The Ball Is in Vietnam’s Court

The United States partially lifted the embargo. The next move will be Vietnam’s. On October 2, Secretary of State John Kerry finally met officially with his Vietnamese counterpart Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh in Washington. In May, Secretary Kerry invited Minh to visit but the invitation was not taken up immediately. Vietnamese officials privately told  The ...

USA-Vietnam nuclear accord takes effect

USA-Vietnam nuclear accord takes effect

  06 October 2014 A USA-Vietnam agreement on civil nuclear energy cooperation has entered into force. The agreement establishes the terms for commercial nuclear trade, research and technology exchanges between the two countries as provided under Section 123 of the Atomic Energy Act. "This is a key part of a necessary effort to ensure that United States industry is ...

Vietnam: Industrial growth boosts GDP

Vietnam: Industrial growth boosts GDP

Published 6 October 2014 Contents 0.1 Summary Vietnam’s GDP expanded 6.4% year-on-year in the third quarter of 2014, the fastest growth since 2012, while inflation fell further. Growth in the industrial and construction sectors accelerated, signalling the revival of domestic demand. These are positive signals for the business environment ...

Vietnam, Japan agree to cooperate in key industries

Vietnam, Japan agree to cooperate in key industries

HO CHI MINH CITY, Sept. 30 -- Vietnam has unveiled a plan that maps out strategies to develop key industries to improve the country's production and service supply with assistance from Japan, according to local VietnamNet daily on Tuesday. Under the framework of Vietnam-Japan cooperation from 2020 to 2030, the four industries - electronics, agricultural machinery, agro-fishery ...

Vietnam’s gasoline prices slightly drop, again

Vietnam’s gasoline prices slightly drop, again

Vietnamese fuel distributors reduced the retail prices of gasoline by around one percent 3 p.m. Tuesday, the sixth consecutive drop in gas prices in two months, following a request by the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Industry and Trade.   The ministries attributed the change to a downward global trend.   State-owned Petrolimex, Vietnam’s leading fuel importer ...

Thawing ties: US and Vietnam forging closer relations

Thawing ties: US and Vietnam forging closer relations

Territorial disputes with China have contributed to a shift in Vietnam's foreign policy. Hanoi is hoping that closer ties with Washington and a boost to its defense forces will deter Beijing, says analyst Gregory Poling. Sino-Vietnamese ties have been tense ever since Beijing deployed a massive oil rig back in May in waters Vietnam claims as its exclusive economic ...

Vietnam, Czech Justice Ministries Keen To Restore Links

Vietnam, Czech Justice Ministries Keen To Restore Links

PRAGUE, Sept 24 (Bernama) -- Vietnamese Justice Minister Ha Hung Cuong and Czech counterpart Helena Valkova on Tuesday highlighted the need to restore direct links between the two ministries especially at the ministerial level after a 25-year gap. Cuong said during talks in Prague that the Czech Republic is experienced in resolving legal issues similar to those faced by Vietnam during ...

Vietnam eyes US arms sales, downplays China impact

Vietnam eyes US arms sales, downplays China impact

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Vietnam Growth Worst Since 1980s Seen on Credit Crunch: Economy

Vietnam Growth Worst Since 1980s Seen on Credit Crunch: Economy

  By Nguyen Dieu Tu Uyen Sep 25, 2014 8:39 AM GMT+0700 Photographer: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg A worker enters a factory site at the Vietnam-Singapore Industrial Park in Thuan An,... Read More Do Thi Hien points to about two dozen sewing machines lined up on one side of her apparel workshop near Hanoi’s Red River. They have been gathering ...