Politics

VN urges stronger cooperation in Gulf of Thailand

Vietnam’s Marine Police have called on countries around the Gulf of Thailand to step up cooperation to maintain peace and security at sea, which will contribute to socio-economic development in each country concerned.
Society

VN urges coordination in seeking sunken ship

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has asked the Vietnamese Embassies in Thailand and Cambodia to contact authorities of their host countries to help search for fishermen on board a ship from Ca Mau province that sank in waters of the Gulf of Thailand on January 2.
Business

Loan approved for power plant in Can Tho city

A 750MW power plant project of O Mon Thermal Power Complex in Can Tho City has the necessary remaining capital for its construction after negotiations between Vietnam and the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
Business

Chevron wants to be Vietnam’s reliable partner

Chevron Corporation, the second biggest US energy company, wants and hopes to be a reliable partner of the Vietnamese Government and people, affirmed General Director of Chevron Vietnam Hank Tomlinson.
Politics

Vietnam joins countries to cope with oil spills

The Prime Minister has ratified a plan to implement a joint statement and a framework programme between Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand on oil spill response in the Gulf of Thailand for the 2009-2015 period.
ASEAN

French company wins oil concessions in Cambodia

The Cambodian Government has awarded French oil giant Total the rights to exploit oil in Block III offshore the Gulf of Thailand after a successful review of bidding documents, the French news agency AFP reported