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Image : Cook 117, South Africa leads Sri Lanka by 432 in 1st test

Cook 117, South Africa leads Sri Lanka by 432 in 1st test

person Orange Themes access_time Dec 28,2016

Yahoo News PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa (AP) — Opener Stephen Cook made his second century in two tests and South Africa built a hefty 432-run lead over Sri Lanka by the end of Day 3 of the first test on Wednesday.

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Why Fewer Americans Say They Want to Lose Weight

person Orange Themes access_time Nov 23,2016

The reason for the findings is not clear, but Gallup also found that Americans' perception of their ideal weight is changing. Americans surveyed in the 1990s said that their ideal weight was 153 lbs., on average. "The benchmark for their ideal

Image : Afghan cave dwellers brace against a shifting landscape

Afghan cave dwellers brace against a shifting landscape

person Orange Themes access_time Nov 19,2016

BAMIYAN, Afghanistan (AP) — Marzia and her husband Qadeer thought themselves lucky when they moved into a 1,700-year-old Buddhist cave hand-carved into the side of a mountain in Afghanistan's central highlands — it was clean and dry, warm in the

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Report visualises prospects of Vietnam’s economy in 2017

access_time Mar 17,2017 chat_bubble_outline 38 views

The annual report was released at a national symposium in Hanoi on March 16 on the prospects of Vietnam’s economy development and the role of the State in completing economic institutions and the business environment.


The symposium, co-organised by the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission, the National Assembly’s Economic Committee and the NEU, drew the participation of 400 delegates from Party and State run agencies, international organisations as well as scientists, economic mangers and experts.


The report reviewed outcomes and shortcomings in implementing socio-economic development goals in 2016; identified opportunities and challenges for realising the goals set for 2017 and the 2017-2020 period; and analysed the businesses environment in addition to the activities of start-up enterprises.


Delegates at the symposium highlighted the role played by the Government in facilitating economic growth, and suggested solutions to boost economic restructuring, reform economic growth model, including stimulating investment to high-tech agriculture, increasing support for private businesses, speeding-up equitisation of State-owned enterprises, and devising policies towards harmonious growth.

Nine things Obama will be remembered for

U.S. President Barack Obama listens as he participates in his last news conference of the year at the White House in Washington, U.S., December 16, 2016. Photo by Reuters/Carlos Barria As Barack Obama prepares to leave office on January 20, here are nine things his presidency may be remembered for: Making history  If historians were to write only one thing about Barack Hussein Obama, they would likely note that -- 143 years after slavery was abolished -- a young Illinois senator became the… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Juventus' lead cut to 1 point after 2-1 loss at Fiorentina

MILAN (AP) — Fiorentina coach Paulo Sousa got his tactics spot on as he steered his side to a 2-1 win over Juventus, which saw the Serie A leader's advantage slashed to only one point on Sunday.Juventus had been seven points clear of second-placed Roma after beating the Giallorossi 1-0 on Dec. 17 and was seemingly on an unstoppable march to a record sixth straight Serie A title."Every match should be the big match for Fiorentina — with that attitude almost every team would struggle to beat us,"… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

KAfe Group now a subsidiary of Hong Kong company

The KAfe Group startup has become a subsidiary of a Hong Kong enterprise. The owner of KAfe Cuisine Limited Liability Company is now KAFE Hong Kong Limited according to a change of information made with the government in March, which was established on January 12, 2015 and is based in Hong Kong.The change in information also noted that three representatives of KAfe Group's charter capital - Phuong Chi Mai, Nguyen To Thang, and Nguyen Gia Huy Chuong - had been replaced by Nguyen Khanh Cuong,… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Turkey to step up Russia talks on Aleppo ceasefire

Ankara (AFP) - Turkey will intensify talks with Russia and other countries for a ceasefire to end the "humanitarian tragedy" in the Syrian city of Aleppo, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Tuesday."Today, tomorrow, everyday, we will intensify our talks with Russia and other countries so we can find a solution to this humanitarian tragedy," Cavusoglu said at a press conference with his Czech counterpart in Ankara."Our efforts continue in particular for civilians to be able to leave and for… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Trump says 'millions' voted illegally, decries recount

President-elect Donald Trump asserted Sunday that he would have won the U.S. popular vote were it not for "millions of illegal" ballots, while dramatically sharpening his criticism of a recount in Wisconsin, calling it "a waste of time." With the recount threatening to revive debate about the legitimacy of Trump's victory -- his rival Hillary Clinton won far more popular votes, while he carried the all-important Electoral College count, Trump and his aides pushed back hard on Sunday. Trump let… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

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