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Why Nikki Haley's outlier status is useful for White House – up to a point

person Orange Themes access_time Jun 06,2017

Yahoo News What made the unvarnished criticism noteworthy was that it came not from the nation’s chief diplomat, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, nor from a State Department statement, but from the US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley.

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person Orange Themes access_time Feb 12,2017

Yahoo News LAKEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Edward Tipper, a World War II paratrooper who was portrayed in the HBO series "Band of Brothers," has died. He was 95.

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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
Non-tariff barriers to trade not big in foreign trade

VietNamNet Bridge – Tran Quoc Khanh, the Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade, spoke to Thoi bao Kinh te Viet Nam (Viet Nam Economic Times) about what Vietnamese exporters should do to secure a firm foothold in foreign markets. Some people have expressed worry that our non-tariff barriers to trade are not strong enough to help Vietnamese goods compete against foreign made goods in our domestic market. How do you respond to this complaint?All Vietnamese enterprises want strong non-tariff… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Death toll in Cameroon train crash hits 79

Yaoundé (AFP) - The death toll in last week's train crash in Cameroon has climbed to 79, state radio said Monday, as the authorities continued to comb through the wreckage.On Sunday, 11 more bodies were pulled from the debris of the packed passenger train that derailed on Friday between Cameroon's two main cities, CRTV reported. World - Yahoo News chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Europe must delay summit on Canada trade pact: EU's Schulz

Frankfurt (AFP) - Europe must delay a summit this week when EU leaders hoped to sign the hotly-contested CETA free-trade deal with Canada, European Parliament President Martin Schulz told German radio on Tuesday."I don't think we'll have a solution this week," Schulz said in an interview on Deutschlandfunk radio. "That seems to me to be very, very difficult."But the German centre-left politician insisted that delaying the summit would not mean the deal had failed."A transatlantic trade… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Airbus said to discuss multi-billion dollar order with VietJet

Airbus Group SE is in advanced talks with Vietnam’s VietJet Aviation Joint Stock Co. for a multi-billion dollar single-aisle jet order, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said. The deal is likely to be announced as early as Tuesday in the presence of French President Francois Hollande, who is currently visiting the Southeast Asian country, the person said, asking not to be identified as the matter still isn’t public. Airbus said the manufacturer doesn’t comment on discussions it may… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

China jails two former officials, who fled abroad, for corruption

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese courts have jailed two former officials for corruption who had fled abroad to try and avoid justice, the ruling Communist Party's anti-graft watchdog said on Monday.China has vowed to pursue an overseas search dubbed Operation "Fox Hunt" for corrupt officials and business executives, and their assets, part of President Xi Jinping's war on deep-seated corruption.In a short statement, the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection named the two officials as Wang… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

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