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Vietnam Makes First Payments to Riot-hit Companies

Vietnam has made an initial payment of more than $7 million in compensation to nearly 140 businesses, including Taiwanese and Chinese companies, that came under attack during anti-China riots last month. At least two Chinese workers died and dozens were injured when anti-China protests turned ugly in some parts of Vietnam. More than 1,000 people were reportedly arrested for their involvement in the violence. Hanoi has also pledged to help affected firms recover from the worst unrest in...

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