Vietnam

Go-Jek aims to raise $2 billion for Southeast Asia expansion: sources

Go-Jek aims to raise $2 billion for Southeast Asia expansion: sources

Published 17/09/2018

SINGAPORE/JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian ride-hailing firm Go-Jek is seeking to raise about $2 billion from existing investors, including Tencent Holdings Ltd and JD.com, to fund [more…]

U.N. holds emergency meeting in Asia as China battles African swine…

U.N. holds emergency meeting in Asia as China battles African swine…

Published 05/09/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - The United Nations is holding an emergency meeting this week with animal health experts in Asia to discuss the threat of African [more…]

Vietnam says John McCain helped ‘heal the wounds of war’

Vietnam says John McCain helped ‘heal the wounds of war’

Published 27/08/2018

HANOI (Reuters) - U.S. Senator John McCain was a “symbol of his generation” who helped “heal the wounds of war” by pushing for diplomatic normalization [more…]

Flowers, tributes offered for McCain at Vietnam War crash site

Flowers, tributes offered for McCain at Vietnam War crash site

Published 26/08/2018

HANOI (Reuters) - On the shores of a still and peaceful lake on the edge of downtown Hanoi, the inscription on a faded monument stands [more…]

Vietnamese website taunts Chinese drama fans with South China Sea quiz

Vietnamese website taunts Chinese drama fans with South China Sea quiz

Published 24/08/2018

HANOI (Reuters) - A Vietnamese website, which only works when users correctly answer a quiz about disputed islands in the South China Sea, has infuriated [more…]

Indonesia’s Go-Jek close to profits in all segments, except…

Indonesia’s Go-Jek close to profits in all segments, except…

Published 18/08/2018

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Go-Jek, Indonesia’s first billion-dollar startup, is “extremely close” to achieving profitability in all its segments, except transportation, its founder and CEO Nadiem [more…]

South Korea’s diehard Trump supporters hail ‘guardian of liberty’

South Korea’s diehard Trump supporters hail ‘guardian of liberty’

Published 06/08/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - Every time an image of U.S. President Donald Trump appears on TV in South Korea, 69-year-old Vietnam War veteran Chung Seung-jin solemnly [more…]

Canada initiates dumping inquiry into steel imports from China,…

Canada initiates dumping inquiry into steel imports from China,…

Published 28/05/2018

(Reuters) - The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) said bit.ly/2IWlNrW on Monday it has initiated a preliminary dumping inquiry into steel imported from China, South [more…]

Philippines takes ‘appropriate action’ over Chinese bombers in…

Philippines takes ‘appropriate action’ over Chinese bombers in…

Published 21/05/2018

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines expressed “serious concerns” over the presence of China’s strategic bombers in the disputed South China Sea and its foreign ministry [more…]

Vietnam set to tighten clamps on Facebook and Google, threatening…

Vietnam set to tighten clamps on Facebook and Google, threatening…

Published 18/05/2018

HANOI/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A struggle over internet laws in Vietnam is pitting a government keen on maintaining tight control against U.S. technology companies trying to [more…]