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Stories with organization: Vietnam government
  • Japan announces $7 billion plan to develop Mekong region 
    Updated: May-02-16 5:41 am

    BANGKOK - Japan's foreign minister announced a $7 billion initiative Monday to promote development in Southeast Asia's Mekong region, which encompasses parts of Vietnam, Laos and Thailand through which the river flows.

  • Vietnam elects prime minister amid big challenges story has photos
    Updated: Apr-06-16 11:47 pm

    HANOI, Vietnam - Vietnam's rubber-stamp parliament on Thursday elected Nguyen Xuan Phuc as prime minister, and he takes office at a time of soaring public debt, a worrying budget deficit and China's growing assertiveness in nearby seas.