The Philippines military said Monday they have rescued three more Malaysian tugboat crewmen held hostage by Muslim militants for eight months in the south of the country.
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SAO PAULO: Brazilians furious at corruption demonstrated on Sunday (Mar 26) in support of a politically explosive probe into high-level embezzlement and bribery, but turnout was significantly lower than at previous protests.
After their listing, the sale of the government’s stake is underway in two state-owned beer companies, Saigon Alcohol Beer and Beverages Corporation (SABECO, ticker SAB on HoSE) and Hanoi Beer Alcohol and Beverage Joint Stock Corporation (HABECO, ticker BHN on HoSE). However, how the shares will be sold is now a dilemma as both companies are in the same industry.
At least four people were killed and 23 others wounded in a grenade attack in the southern Philippines that appears to be unrelated to terrorism, officials said Sunday.
A second fire raged through a garment company in southern Vietnam on Sunday evening, just four days after the original inferno.
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The expertise and experience of the Dutch shipping industry will be made available to potential Vietnamese partners during a Dutch maritime mission to Vietnam from March 22-31. Pauline Eizema, deputy head of mission for the Embassy of the Netherlands in Vietnam, shared with VIR’s Hoang Anh some insights from the mission.
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VGP – State President Tran Dai Quang and PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc on March 26 separately conveyed their congratulatory messages to Bangladeshi counterparts Abdul Hamid and Sheikh Hasina on the 46th anniversary of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh (March 26).
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VGP - Vietnamese gymnast Le Thanh Tung pocketed a gold medal in the men's vault at the 10th Artistic Gymnastics World Cup.
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Syria's chief negotiator at U.N. peace talks in Geneva on Friday delivered a 40 minute polemic attacking the political and armed opposition and their foreign backers, labeling them all "terrorists".
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Philippine navy troops on March 23 successfully rescued two Malaysians held hostage by Islamic State-linked Abu Sayyaf militant group for eight months in the waters off the southern Philippines.
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