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Image : Philippine trade minister says Manila keeping economic ties with U.S.

Philippine trade minister says Manila keeping economic ties with U.S.

person Orange Themes access_time Oct 21,2016

The Philippines will maintain its trade and economic ties with the United States, Trade Minister Ramon Lopez said on Friday, a day after President Rodrigo Duterte announced his separation from Washington. In terms of economic, we are not stopping

Image : Japan withholds annual dues to UNESCO

Japan withholds annual dues to UNESCO

person Orange Themes access_time Oct 15,2016

TOKYO (AP) — Japan has withheld its annual UNESCO dues, saying it wants to make sure the U.N. body properly functions to foster trust among member nations.

Image : Texas officials refute 'vote-flipping' after Trump tweet

Texas officials refute 'vote-flipping' after Trump tweet

person Orange Themes access_time Oct 28,2016

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — In his latest attempt to cast doubt on the election process, GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump raised suspicions Thursday about the voting machines in reliably Republican Texas despite producing no evidence of an actual

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Vietnam finally considers allowing foreigners to put cash in banks

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En nexpress - The idea is aimed at preventing speculation and keeping money in the country....

Cash flow strong this year: analysts

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Vietnamnet - The Party Central Committee’s Inspection Commission’s decision to take disciplinary actions against Dinh La Thang will not have any negative impact on the stock market, analysts say....

Popularity of cash-prize games and horse races surges in VN

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Vietnamnet - Vietlott and traditional lotteries, casinos, and dog and horse races are causing social problems, some people contend, but experts believe they are a normal part of the market economy....

Cash payment declines by 2 percent in six years

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Vietnamnet - Cash as a mode of payment has declined in the country by 2 percent in the past six years, from 14.02 percent in 2010 to the current 12 percent....

Vietnamese banks race to cash in on surging remittances before Lunar New Year

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En nexpress - Many banks see remittances as an attractive business because they generate steady fees and require little capital....

Aid watchdog says UK cash transfer schemes effective in tackling poverty

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Yahoo News By Lin Taylor LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Cash transfer programs funded by the British government are cost-effective ways to alleviate global poverty, an aid watchdog said on Thursday, rejecting concerns from critics that giving...

Who says money doesn't grow on trees? Vietnamese farmers cash in on dried persimmons

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En Vnexpress - How do farmers in the Central Highlands make their dried persimmons worth the price tag of $44 a kilogram?...

A boost for non-cash transaction development

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Vietnamnet - The PM has recently ratified a project on non-cash transaction development in Viet Nam in the 2016-2020 period with a view to keeping cash transaction rate under 10%....

Lyft Co-Founder John Zimmer Drives And Dishes On Automation, Car Subscriptions, And Cash

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The ride-hailing company's long-term plan is to convince people to give up car ownership in favor of Lyft subscriptions....

Vietnam urges retailers to ditch cash for plastic

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With online sales booming in the country of 93 million, it's time for shoppers to embrace e-commerce....

Seeking cash, Zimbabwe sells 35 elephants to China

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Yahoo News HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's wildlife agency said Thursday it has sold 35 elephants to China to ease overpopulation and raise funds for conservation, amid criticism from animal welfare activists that such sales are unethical....

Statue export ban hits at Pyongyang's soft power, hard cash

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PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — With somewhere around 4,000 artists and staff, the Mansudae Art Studio, a huge complex of nondescript concrete buildings on a sprawling, walled-off campus with armed guards in the heart of Pyongyang, churns out...

Hot cash flow in the real estate market in 2017

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A report of the State Bank’s HCMC Branch showed that 22 percent of overseas remittances goes to the real estate sector, 72 percent to production and business and the remaining to other fields....

Three dead in Venezuela cash unrest

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At least three people were killed in Venezuela in violence that erupted when the government tried to remove old banknotes from circulation before new ones arrived, officials said Monday. A man, a woman and a teenage boy were shot dead Saturday in...

Protests, looting erupt as Venezuelans fume over cash chaos

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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela became a country mostly without cash on Friday, sparking scattered protests and looting around the country as people fumed at having their already limited purchasing power cut off almost entirely....

Venezuela cash crisis sparks looting, protests

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Desperate Venezuelans looted delivery trucks and clashed with police Friday as a botched plan to introduce new banknotes left people stranded without cash -- the latest shortage in a spiraling economic crisis. Formerly the highest denomination bill,...

Venezuelans back and forth to bank in cash chaos

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Not long ago, Yajaira Perez was queuing to withdraw cash from the bank, fearing bills would run short. Venezuela's food, medicine and currency crisis is now a cash crisis, too, with the government about to put millions of bank notes out of...

2 men who gave cash to Brussels terror suspect sentenced

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LONDON (AP) — Two men who provided cash to a key suspect in the deadly Paris and Brussels bombings have received prison sentences in England....

Overseas casinos clean up despite China's cash curbs

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By Farah Master SAIPAN (Reuters) - For evidence of the odds stacked against China's battle to stop the flight of cash battering its currency and draining its reserves, look no further than the tiny Pacific island of Saipan, which has hit the jackpot...

India holds interest rates steady despite cash chaos

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India's central bank left interest rates unchanged at 6.25 percent Wednesday, defying expectations of a cut following the government's shock move to withdraw high-denomination banknotes from circulation. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said the...

Stashed Cash: Rare Ming Dynasty Banknote Found Inside Chinese Sculpture

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Art experts in Australia have found a rare paper banknote from the Ming Dynasty of Imperial China hidden inside an antique wooden sculpture that was being prepared for auction. The Chinese characters on the crumpled banknote show that it was issued...

Corruption and illegal cash deals hamper efforts to tackle rape in Cambodia

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By Beh Lih Yi KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The conviction rate for rape cases in Cambodia is "disturbingly low", as corrupt officials mediate illegal settlements and pocket kickbacks, deterring women from coming forward and hampering...

Tens of thousands protest against India cash ban

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Tens of thousands of people turned out Monday for nationwide protests against India's controversial ban on high-value banknotes, which opposition party organisers say has caused a "financial emergency". India is still reeling from Prime Minister...

Will Modi's India cash ban plan backfire?

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi's shock decision to scrap most of India's currency was hailed by some as a masterstroke against endemic corruption, but signs are emerging that it may hit the economy hard. India runs largely on cash, but that is still...

Thailand trying to stimulate economy by giving cash to poor

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BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's military government on Tuesday approved a one-time payout for low-income people in an effort to stimulate the country's weak economy....

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