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Image : Cummins back, Cartwright included in Australia's ODI squad

Cummins back, Cartwright included in Australia's ODI squad

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ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Paceman Pat Cummins is set to return and Zimbabwe-born allrounder Hilton Cartwright has been called into Australia's squad for three limited-overs internationals against New Zealand next month.

Image : French PM says 'possible' Le Pen could win in 2017

French PM says 'possible' Le Pen could win in 2017

person Orange Themes access_time Nov 17,2016

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said on Thursday that far-right leader Marine Le Pen had a chance of winning next year's presidential election, boosted by the momentum of Donald Trump's shock win in the United States. "It's possible," Valls said

Image : AP Interview: Kaine already reaching out to GOP

AP Interview: Kaine already reaching out to GOP

person Orange Themes access_time Oct 23,2016

BOSTON (AP) — Tim Kaine is sounding a hopeful note that a Democratic White House could work with Republicans to bridge deep divides laid bare by this bitter presidential campaign.

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Telecom giant Viettel fined for unlicensed pay TV service

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Telecom giant Viettel fined for unlicensed pay TV service
A screenshot of Viettel's online service MobiTV The Authority of Broadcasting and Electronic Information has issued fines totaling VND171 million (US$7,680) against military-run telecom group Viettel for multiple violations in broadcasting. The highest fine of VND140 million was for providing the online pay TV service MobiTV without a license. The service was launched last year. Inspectors also found that Viettel, which also has a cable service, provides unregistered channels in eight cities and provinces, including Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang, Hai Phong, Can Tho, Khanh Hoa, Lam Dong and Dak Lak. Viettel also did not report to local authorities a complete list of movies it chose to broadcast on its channels, leaving out a number of movies. In Vietnam, broadcasters are required to keep officials posted about their content. Established in 2009, Viettel has grown remarkably to become Vietnam’s leading mobile operator and has expanded to 10 countries abroad. According to mobile operators’ researcher GSMA Intelligence, Viettel ranks 19th among 813 mobile operators worldwide. Read on the original site
Ho Chi Minh City’s domestic tax collection highest in decade

Of the figure, nearly VND24.6 trillion (US$1.06 billion) was from domestic taxes, a record in the past decade and up 13% annually. It was attributable to the increasing number of well-performing enterprises and local support for them, including preferential credit, bank-businesses connectivity and dialogues with municipal authorities. This year, the city targets budget collection of more than VND347 trillion (US$15 billion). Tran Vinh Tuyen, Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee,… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

BMW's Futuristic Motorcycle Balances on Its Own

The motorcycle of the future is so smart that it could eliminate the need for protective gear, according to automaker BMW.To mark its 100th birthday, BMW has unveiled a number of concept vehicles that imagine the future of transportation. Possibly its most daring revelation, the so-called Motorrad Vision Next 100 concept motorcycle is so advanced that BMW claims riders wouldn't need a helmet.The Motorrad Vision Next 100 would have a self-balancing system that keeps the bike upright both in… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Syria rebel fire kills three in Red Crescent centre: monitor

Beirut (AFP) - Rebel fire on an aid distribution centre in Syria's Aleppo city has killed three people, including a Red Crescent volunteer and a child, a monitor said Thursday.The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) and the International Committee of the Red Cross confirmed the volunteer's death in Wednesday's incident."One SARC staff member was killed. Seven SARC volunteers and staff were injured, three of them severely," a statement said."Two beneficiaries who had come to the centre to receive… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Insiders speak of Saigon’s charmless tourism

Ho Chi Minh City authorities entered a meeting with travel industry insiders on Wednesday with plans to discuss an initiative which would transform tourism in the southern metropolis into its leading economic driver, but instead were met with a barrage of complaints about the city’s lackluster tourism. In January, the Politburo issued a resolution setting a goal for tourism in Vietnam to “basically become the leading driver of the economy” by 2020, and “a real leading economic sector” by 2030,… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Pakistan has poor 1st day on Australian cricket tour

CAIRNS, Australia (AP) — Pakistan's cricket tour of Australia got off to a shaky start Thursday when the visitors were all out for 208 on the first day of a three-day tour match against a Cricket Australia XI.Playing with a near full-strength lineup and with a pink ball in the day-night match in preparation for the first test on Dec. 15 in Brisbane — also a day-night encounter — Pakistan lost six wickets in the final session under lights.Cricket Australia XI bowler Cameron Valente claimed four… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

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