Taiwanese multinationals leave China for Mexico and other Asian countries

Trending 09/13/22, 18:28

Historically, successful Taiwanese firms had a natural springboard in mainland China when they grew enough to look at expanding. But with tensions at a boiling with the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and coupled with the disproportionate number closures imposed by the CCP's zero COVID policy, Taiwanese multinationals prefer to ...

‘Havana Syndrome’ caused delay to Harris’ entourage

U.S. 08/24/21, 17:37

Vice President Kamala Harris delayed her trip from Singapore to Vietnam after her entourage was confirmed to have a series of symptoms associated with so-called "Havana syndrome," a rare pathology that has attacked more than 130 U.S. officials since 2016, which it is believed could be the result of an ...

Esper accuses China of intimidating smaller Asian nations

World 11/20/19, 01:19

U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Wednesday accused China of using coercion and intimidation against smaller Asian nations to impose its will in the South China Sea. He urged Vietnam and others in the region to push back. “We will not accept attempts to assert unlawful maritime claims at the expense ...

Vietnam to import U.S. energy following President Trump’s trade warnings

World 06/29/19, 15:14

Vietnam will import liquefied natural gas (LNG) among other goods from the United States, local state media reported. The move is a response to recent warnings by President Donald Trump that the country is a terrible trade abuser. According to Vietnam Television (VTV), Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc met President ...

2 first-timers among 5 nations elected to Security Council

U.S. 06/07/19, 21:10

Estonia and the Caribbean island nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines were elected to the U.N. Security Council on Friday, marking the first time the countries will hold seats on the U.N.'s most powerful body.Niger, Tunisia and Vietnam also won two-year terms, and the five countries will take their ...

Vietnam, EU snub US on trade

Business 05/20/19, 00:20

Deal is significant not only because it facilitates exports, but also as it lays out commitments on human rights, labor unions, and environmental protection

Vietnam suspect in Kim Jong Nam’s killing freed from prison

World 05/02/19, 20:25

The Vietnamese woman who was tried for the killing of the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader was released Friday from a Malaysian prison and due to fly back to Hanoi later in the day, her lawyer and an embassy translator said.Doan Thi Huong's release likely closes the case, ...

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