Toyota launches its first hybrid car in Vietnam

Business / Corporate Aug 6, 2020

Toyota launches its first hybrid car in Vietnam

Toyota Motor Corp. has launched the Corolla Cross SUV in Vietnam, its first hybrid vehicle to be sold in the Southeast Asian country. Toyota Motor Vietnam Co., the automaker's local manufacturing and sales unit, said Wednesday it will import the latest SUV model from Thailand, ...

Vietnam says all areas now at risk of coronavirus infection

Asia Pacific Jul 29, 2020

Vietnam says all areas now at risk of coronavirus infection

Vietnam, virus-free for months, was bracing for another wave of COVID-19 infections on Wednesday after state media reported new cases in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and the Central Highlands linked to a recent outbreak in the central city of Danang. Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan ...

Water wars: Mekong River another front in U.S.-China rivalry

Asia Pacific | FOCUS Jul 25, 2020

Water wars: Mekong River another front in U.S.-China rivalry

The Mekong River has become a new front in the U.S.-China rivalry, environmentalists and officials say, with Beijing overtaking Washington in both spending and influence over downstream countries at the mercy of its control of the river's waters. It's a confrontation in which the administration ...

National Jun 25, 2020

First Japan-Vietnam flight takes off after virus restrictions eased

Travel from Japan to Vietnam resumed Thursday in a first step after the easing of travel restrictions imposed to fight the novel coronavirus. The chartered flight carrying 150 passengers, mainly businesspeople, left Narita Airport, east of Tokyo, for Van Don International Airport near Ha Long, ...