Jan 21, 2017

Vietnam provisionally OKs limited casino gambling for locals

Betters in gambling-mad Vietnam will soon be allowed to stake their fortune in some casinos across the communist country, the government said Friday, in a pilot project aimed at opening up the lucrative industry. The government has long banned locals from gambling in casinos ...

Jan 16, 2017

Trump Cabinet nominees give Vietnam premier hope for TPP trade pact

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc is holding out hope that incoming U.S. President Donald Trump will reconsider the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a trade deal that would be a major boost to the export-driven Southeast Asian nation. Recent comments made by officials who are set ...

Dec 14, 2016

Last vessel searching for MH370 departs on final sweep of ocean

The last vessel searching for missing MH370 has left on its final sweep across the southern Indian Ocean, Australia said Wednesday. The transport minister cautioned the airliner might not be found in coming weeks. Fugro Equator sailed from Fremantle port on Australia’s western coast ...