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Image : Fresh protest pushes defiant S. Korea president to resign

Fresh protest pushes defiant S. Korea president to resign

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Up to half-a-million protestors were expected to take to the streets of Seoul on Saturday for the fourth week in a row, demanding President Park Geun-Hye resign over a corruption scandal. The weekly mass demonstrations -- among the largest seen in

Image : Rajoy, the under-estimated survivor who wore his rivals down

Rajoy, the under-estimated survivor who wore his rivals down

person Orange Themes access_time Oct 30,2016

Spain's conservative Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy won back power Saturday, at the age of 61, after a war of attrition against younger rivals who under-estimated his resistance after 35 years in politics. Just like in 2005 when he emerged from a

Image : 2 suicide bombers die in blasts near market in Nigerian city

2 suicide bombers die in blasts near market in Nigerian city

person Orange Themes access_time Dec 11,2016

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Two suicide bombers died when they exploded Sunday in a crowded area near a market in Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri, injuring 17 people, rescue officials said.

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Seminar promotes Vietnam – Argentina trade

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The event, jointly organised by the Embassy of Vietnam in Argentina and the Argentina - Vietnam Cultural Institute (ICAV), attracted a crowd of Argentinean businesses.

Oscar Jofre said Lanus wants to import consumer goods, such as electronics and garments from Vietnam while it can sell leather and leather products and automobile spare parts to the Southeast Asian country.

Meanwhile, Nguyen Thi Thanh Van, Vietnamese Commercial Attaché in Argentina updated the local business community on Vietnam’s economic development and potential for trade exchange.

According to Argentinean Customs, in the first five months this year, the trade value between the two nations reached US$1.27 billion, a 32% year-on-year increase.

Vietnam’s exports to Argentina were valued at US$355 million, doubling the same period last year, while Argentina’s exports to Vietnam stood at US$918 million, up 8%.

ICAV Director Poldi Sosa noted the opportunities in tourism cooperation between the two countries, adding that around 10,000 Argentinean tourists visit Vietnam each year.

Numerous documents featuring Vietnam’s landscapes and tourism were delivered to participants during the event.

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Guaranteed paycheck: Does a 'basic income' encourage laziness?

What would you do with a modest paycheck that showed up monthly, regardless of employment: Retire early? Change careers? Open that business you’ve always dreamed about?This question lies at the heart of the growingly popular but contentious topic of Universal Basic Income (UBI), which proposes replacing often inefficient social welfare programs with a guaranteed paycheck for all, enough to afford at least the basic needs of food, shelter, and clothing. It's a counter-intuitive income model that… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Canada to offer temporary residency to travelers stranded by U.S

By David Ljunggren and Alastair SharpOTTAWA/TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada will offer temporary residency to any travelers stranded by U.S. President Donald Trump's orders temporarily barring people from seven Muslim-majority countries, a senior official said on Sunday.Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen told a news conference he did not know how many people might be eligible but said only a small number of passengers trying to fly to the United States from Canada had been denied boarding.Trump's… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

$2.3 billion credit package to change face of Vietnam agriculture

Here are six outstanding events of Vietnam’s agriculture in 2016. 1.Vietnam for the first time witnessed fruit export turnover exceeding crude oil export turnover, which has been the strategic export item for many years. In the first nine months of 2016, Vietnam exported $1.81 billion worth of vegetables & fruits, an increase of 31.8 percent in value compared with the same period last year. Meanwhile, oil exports brought turnover of $1.7 billion, a decrease of 43 percent. The vegetable & fruit… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Katy Perry & Lady Gaga Hold Each Other As Hillary Clinton Suffers Devastating Loss

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Ex-Ecuador soccer president convicted in FIFA graft case

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — The former president of the Ecuadorean Soccer Federation was convicted of money laundering Friday and given a 10-year sentence in a case tied to the corruption scandal at FIFA, the sport's international governing body.Luis Chiriboga was convicted along with two co-defendants on allegations involving nearly $6.12 million allegedly received in 2010-2015. Hugo Mora was also sentenced to 10 years and Pedro Vera was given 40 months.Because of his age, the 65-year-old Chiriboga… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

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