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

Cummins back, Cartwright included in Australia's ODI squad

person Orange Themes access_time Nov 23,2016

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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South Korea's Daewoo to build $2.7 bln power plant in Vietnam: report

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Daewoo Engineering and Construction, a construction giant from South Korea, reportedly plans to develop a coal-fired thermal power plant in the southern province of Long An at a projected cost of US$2.7 billion. The Korean developer will build the 1,320-megawatt plant, operate it within a certain time and then transfer it to local authorities, Tuoi Tre newspaper said on Friday, citing the People's Committee of Long An. Last year Korea Electric Power Corporation and its Vietnamese partner Vinakobalt Co., Ltd. reportedly sought the government's permission to develop a 1,600 MW thermal power plant also in Long An. The $3.17 billion project was too slated to be executed under a build-operate-transfer agreement with Long An's authorities, according to local media. Vietnam is on course to have an installed capacity of 75,000 MW by 2020, with 46.8 percent from coal plants, 24 percent from gas plants and 19.6 percent from hydropower plants. Renewables will make up 4.5 percent and nuclear power, 2.1 percent. Read on the original site
FIFA unveil 2026 World Cup bidding process

FIFA unveiled the timetable of its delayed bidding process for the 2026 World Cup on Tuesday, with president Gianni Infantino's plans for a 40-team tournament to be decided upon by October and a final decision on the hosts to be made in May 2020. Soccer's world governing body said it would consider giving the green light to joint bids and review a rule which currently allows a continent to stage the tournament every eight years. A FIFA source said they had considered increasing this wait… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Clinton urges supporters to keep fighting: ‘America is worth it’

[/i]Hillary Clinton urged her supporters not to give up fighting in the face of Donald Trump’s impending presidency in remarks at a Children’s Defense Fund benefit in Washington D.C. Wednesday night.“I will admit coming here tonight wasn’t the easiest thing for me,” Clinton said in her first public comments since conceding the presidential election to Trump last week. “There have been a few times this past week where all I wanted to do is curl up with a good book or our dogs and never leave our… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

New title for an old friend

Center for Public Integrity veteran John Dunbar has taken over as the organization’s new chief executive officer. Dunbar, 52, has worked at the Center for more than 12 years covering three separate stints. He first worked for the Center from 1999-2006, and during that time created the “Well Connected” project, an investigation of the political ties of the media and broadband industries. He came back briefly in 2009 to author the organization’s landmark “Who’s Behind the Financial Meltdown?”… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

New Anti-Inflammatory Drugs May Help Treat Depression

A new group of anti-inflammatory drugs may help treat depression, a new review finds.And the link between these drugs and depression may shed light on the role that inflammation plays in the mental health condition, according to the review of previously published research.The new anti-inflammatory drugs, which are currently used to treat autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis, were found to also reduce symptoms of depression, according to the review, which was published… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Banks find it difficult to increase capital

This year 17 commercial banks had planned to increase their capital, but only two managed to do so.Bac A Bank and VPBank have respectively increased their prescribed capital from VNĐ4.4 trillion (nearlyUS$200 million) to VNĐ5 trillion (nearly $250 million) and from VNĐ8.056 trillion ($400 million) to VNĐ9.18 trillion ($450 million). What about the others? Vietcombank has successfully negotiated with Singapore’s GIC Special Investments to sell a 7.73 per cent stake to increase its charter… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

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