Trofimchuk suggested that Vietnam should take full advantage of its international tools, including its non-permanent membership of the United Nations Security Council, as well as cooperation mechanisms within the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), especially when the country holds the bloc’s chairmanship this year. … [Read more...] about Vietnam not alone in East Sea issue: Russian experts
Medical staff on April 4 checked the body temperatures of rescued fishermen whose ship was sunk by a Chinese coast guard vessel two days earlier off the waters of Vietnam's Hoang Sa (Paracel) Islands. On April 3, Spokeswoman of the Vietnamese Foreign Ministry Le Thi Thu Hang quoted the country’s relevant agencies as reporting that the Vietnamese vessel, coded QNg 90617 TS, with eight fishermen on board, was fishing near Phu Lam Island of Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) Islands on April 2 when a Chinese coast guard ship hit and sank it. … [Read more...] about U.S. voices serious concern over East Sea situation
Le Minh Luan, who lives in the Bo De Estuary in Tam Giang Dong commune of Nam Can district, said 20 years ago his family was among those living in a hamlet some 200m from the sea. But the sea eroded the area in the last few years and all the households in the hamlet were forced to evacuate. … [Read more...] about Ca Mau sea dyke at risk of breaching
The Philippines head the ball in Kim Thanh's net, but the goal has been disallowed as the player was ruled offside. … [Read more...] about Vietnam women enter SEA Games final with Philippines win
Taking on losses to gain market share has been a common strategy in regional e-commerce markets in the past years. In 2016, the total losses of the Big Four (Lazada, Tiki, Sendo, and Shopee) in Vietnam hit VND1.7 trillion ($73.9 million). The losses doubled to VND3.4 trillion ($147.83 million) in 2017 and VND5.1 trillion ($221.74 million) in 2018. … [Read more...] about Should SEA Group stop pouring capital in Shopee?