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Enterprises contribute an average VND1.7 billion per year to budget

person Orange Themes access_time Apr 11,2017

Nhan dan - NDO - Enterprises contributed a total of VND746.4 trillion (US$32.84 billion) to the State budget in 2015 with an average of VND1.7 billion (US$74.800) per enterprise, which was a very small number, showing low efficiency and profits of

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Federal court jury says Apple owes WARF $234 million

person Orange Themes access_time Oct 17,2015

Apple's loss of a patent infringement case to the University of Wisconsin could turn out to be a costly one, as a jury ruled today that it owes the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation $234 million.

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32 bodies, 9 human heads found in Mexico mass graves

person Orange Themes access_time Nov 25,2016

Authorities have exhumed 32 bodies and nine heads from several clandestine graves in Mexico's violence-plagued southern state of Guerrero this week, officials said. The remains were unearthed between Tuesday and Thursday in 17 pits on a hill in the

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Vietnam, Indonesia promote trade, investment

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Vietnam, Indonesia promote trade, investment

Chairman of the Vietnam-Indonesia Friendship Association Nguyen Dang Tien cited that two-way trade had topped US$5.4 billion in 2015 and is expected to hit US$10 billion in 2018.

The establishment of the ASEAN Economic Community at the end of 2015 will enable businesses to make the best use of investment opportunities to fulfill the bilateral trade target, he said.

Indonesian Ambassador to Vietnam Ibnu Hadi evaluated that as ASEAN member states, Vietnam and Indonesia share a lot of similarities such as income and strong economic growth. Both are looking towards industrialisation in agriculture, fisheries and mining, he added.

The two countries also have a young population, efficient labour forces and improved infrastructure, he said, adding that the two governments define each other as key partners and hope to increase bilateral relations to a new height.

Indonesia mainly imports mobile phones and rice from Vietnam, while shipping various products like paper, automobile spare parts and motorbikes to the Vietnamese market.

Fifty-four Indonesian companies are operating in Vietnam .

Indonesia is the fourth most populous country in the world with over 250 million people, while Vietnam ranks 14th globally with over 90 million.

After Israel vote, Trump promises change at UN 

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Papua New Guinea quake causes small tsunami, no damage

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South Korea's Park asks parliament to decide how she can quit, opposition cries foul

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Thailand's parliament names new king in formal proclamation

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Racial issues likely to come up at Sessions' Senate hearing

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