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U.S. says situation in Gambia 'dangerous,' U.N. council briefed

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By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council on Monday discussed ruling Gambian President Yahya Jammeh's refusal to step down, with U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power later describing the situation in the West

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Saudi-led coalition says Yemen truce will not be renewed: TV

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A two-day ceasefire after nearly two years of war in Yemen expired at midday (0900 GMT) on Monday and would not be renewed, a spokesman for a Saudi-led military coalition told al-Arabiya TV, with each side blaming the other for violations. The

Image : Confectionery giant KIDO sells remaining 20 pct in snack unit to US’s Mondelez

Confectionery giant KIDO sells remaining 20 pct in snack unit to US’s Mondelez

person Orange Themes access_time Aug 26,2016

The maker of Oreo cookies and Ritz crackers now fully owns the snack unit after buying 80 percent in 2014

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Hanoi hosts international exhibition on security

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Hanoi hosts international exhibition on security

The two-day event features 50 booths set up by 40 companies from the leading nations in the areas of security and defence, such as Russia, the United States, India, Germany, Denmark, the United Kingdom, the Republic of Korea, Japan, the Czech Republic, Ukraine, Singapore and hosts Vietnam.

On display at the exhibition are products from many of the world’s popular brands in the fields of security, safety and defence, including KB Radar, Emirates Special Vehicle, Digital Barriers, GDMS, Convidence Reeco Tech, Tata Motors Limited, Dermilog Indentification, Smiths Detection, Arvind, IRITECH, Panasonic System Solutions, SKICHEL and CPRO Vietnam.

With the goal of introducing and exchanging equipment and technologies serving the security and defence industry, the exhibition promises to bring the most advanced products and technologies to those working in the sector in Vietnam, according to the organising committee.

The event is expected to be a platform for Vietnamese companies to establish new relationships and advertise their products to potential international customers. It also offers a good opportunity for both domestic and foreign enterprises to facilitate international cooperation, experience sharing and technology transfers.

All signs point to sustained growth

Behind Vietnam’s strong economic growth and widespread national development, there is an engine of increasing foreign direct investment. Its big cities, Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, are at the forefront of the transformation, as more people flock there and new high rise buildings change the skylines.Foreign investors are taking note: They ploughed an estimated $15.8 billion into the country in 2016 – setting a new record. And Vietnam’s policy changes are encouraging them to do so. The country… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Pentagon chief: Don't extend stopgap funding through May

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter Tuesday warned Republican leaders in Congress that plans to operate the Pentagon on autopilot through as late as May are "unprecedented and unacceptable."Carter said such plans would freeze the sprawling department's budget for too long and harm national security.GOP leaders are negotiating over the duration of a stopgap spending measure to keep the Pentagon and most of the rest of the government operating after the current temporary funding bill… chat_bubble_outline Read More...


Trung Son Hydropower Plant synchronized national power gridThe turbine group No.3 of Trung Son Hydropower Plant was officially generated power and successfully synchronized with national power grid system. The powerhouse is located at Trung Son commune, Quan Hoa district in Thanh Hoa province which includes four generating units with a total capacity of 260 MW and an annual output of 1,018 billion kilowatts. It is also the first hydropower plant of Vietnam funded by the World Bank (WB). After… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Finding the heaven gate

VietNamNet Bridge – Arriving in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong on a sunny day, I dropped by Linh Quy Phap An Pagoda, which is described as the heaven gate thanks to its heavenly and peaceful landscapes. A picturesque view from the yard of Linh Quy Phap An Pagoda Linh Quy Phap An is on a small hill in Loc Thanh Commune in Bao Lam District, around 20 kilometers from Bao Loc City. It took us just 30 minutes to reach the foot of the hill but the narrow path to the hilltop was tough to… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

The highland province of Dak Nong

VietNamNet Bridge – The map of tourist destinations in the north of the Central Highlands has now had a fresh face—Dak Nong Province. Saigontourist Travel Service Co. has launched a two-day HCMC-Dak Nong tour starting from VND1.779 million, departing weekly on Saturdays, and a four-day HCMC-Dak Nong-Dak Lak tour starting from VND3.879 million, departing weekly on Thursdays. Apart from familiar destinations like Dak Lak, Kon Tum and Gia Lai provinces, these tours have further diversified the… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

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