Business / Corporate Dec 11, 2018

Idemitsu Kosan's Vietnamese oil refinery starts operation

An oil refinery project involving Idemitsu Kosan Co., Mitsui Chemicals Inc. and state-run oil companies of Vietnam and Kuwait has begun commercial operations, Idemitsu Kosan said Tuesday. The Nghi Son Refinery and Petrochemical Complex, Vietnam's second refinery, has a daily production capacity of 200,000 barrels. ...

Qatar's neighbors issue steep list of demands to end crisis

World Jun 23, 2017

Qatar's neighbors issue steep list of demands to end crisis

Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries that have cut ties to Qatar issued a steep list of demands Thursday to end the crisis, insisting that their Persian Gulf neighbor shutter Al-Jazeera, cut back diplomatic ties to Iran and close down a Turkish military base ...

World Mar 31, 2015

U.S. leads pledges with $507 million at Syria donor conference

The United States pledged $507 million in humanitarian aid at an international donors' conference for Syria on Tuesday as the United Nations issued an appeal for $8.4 billion in commitments this year — the organization's largest appeal yet for the war-ravaged country. Earlier, Kuwait, which ...