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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....

VN Civil Aviation Authority considers applying floor price for domestic airfares

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Vietnamnet - The transport ministry has instructed the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) to study the proposal for applying a floor price for domestic air tickets....

HCM City considers opening huge pedestrian area

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Bao Moi - The Department of Transport in HCM City is considering opening a pedestrian area that covers 220 hectares in the city centre....

Slain Myanmar lawyer's family considers him a fallen hero

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Yahoo News YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — The family of an assassinated adviser to Myanmar's government had worried about his activities and warned him to be careful, but he pursued his work for the sake of the country's people, regardless of who they were...

Hanoi considers ditching war-time loudspeakers

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In the age of the internet, Hanoi's mayor said the old system has become obsolete and urged local officials to review their effectiveness....

Hanoi considers more free wi-fi spots to boost tourism

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En Vnexpress - The network is expected to spread out beyond the city center....

Vietnam considers plan for gold trading floor to curb hoarding

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En nexpress - Experts estimate that Vietnamese are keeping up to 500 tons of gold in personal savings, which could be channeled into the economy....

Industry Ministry considers bankruptcy for Dung Quat shipyard

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To deal with the unprofitable Dung Quat shipyard, MOIT believes that declaring bankruptcy is the most feasible solution....

China considers easing foreign investment limits

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China has indicated it could relax restrictions on foreign investment in some sectors as it struggles to counter an overseas exodus of capital, while facing accusations of protectionism from US President-elect Donald Trump. A record-setting wave of...

PM: Vietnam considers ADB important partner

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NDO/VNA – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is one of the most important partners in providing capital, technical assistance and policy advice to Vietnam, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said at the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the bank....

Samsung considers splitting into two

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Samsung Electronics Co. on Tuesday said it was considering splitting the company into two, a move seen as necessary for heir-apparent Lee Jae-Yong to take over the firm from his father. Samsung has also come under pressure from foreign investors,...

China considers granting Philippines access to disputed shoal - adviser

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'A wholesale bilateral fishing industry deal is still being discussed, an agreement has not yet been reached.'...

Vietnam considers legalizing sports betting

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New rules are expected to be submitted to the government for review soon....

The Latest: Trump considers Wilbur Ross for Commerce post

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Trump considers Romney as top US diplomat: report

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US President-elect Donald Trump is considering Mitt Romney as secretary of state, in what would be a major olive branch to mainstream Republicans who opposed the tycoon's candidacy, a report said Thursday. CNN and NBC said Trump would meet over the...

Thailand considers Zika tests for all pregnant women

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Thailand is considering testing all pregnant women for Zika, the health ministry said on Monday, following confirmation last week of its first known cases of microcephaly, a birth defect marked by small head size, linked to the Zika virus....

The Latest: Hawaii board considers foreign fishing licenses

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HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on the effort to change Hawaii's rules for issuing commercial fishing licenses and protect foreign fisherman (all times local):...

Hoang Anh Gia Lai considers selling 20,000 hectares of rubber area to Chinese

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In an effort to generate cash flow for debt repayment, Hoang Anh Gia Lai Group will have to sell sugar refineries and possibly sell 20,000 hectares of rubber area to the Chinese....

Hanoi considers building $500 mln horse racing, golf course complex

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Vietnam considers slashing corporate tax despite soaring budget deficit

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While the government is desperate for measures to ease budget deficit, corporate tax rates might actually fall....

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Temporary markets occupy streets but buyers love the convenience...

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