Vietnam is confronting a “complex challenge” in its dispute with China that has flared up over a Chinese oil rig operating in contested waters, Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung said.
Nam Long Investment Corp., Vietnam’s biggest affordable housing developer, plans to move to building satellite towns, which are taking hold as rising incomes in Southeast Asia feed surging demand for suburban-style living.
Inside a nondescript office building in central London, a roomful of men and women sit at computer screens and talk over Skype with people in faraway places. Sharp-edged Cantonese fills the air, and a flat-screen TV emits a continuous din. It’s the chanting, singing Midlands crowd at Birmingham, England’s Villa Park Stadium: Liverpool at Aston Villa. The match has just kicked off.