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Vietnam shipping execs sentenced to death for embezzlement

person Orange Themes access_time Feb 23,2017

Bao moi - HANOI: Vietnam on Wednesday (Feb 22) sentenced two executives from its scandal-hit shipping industry to death for embezzlement, official media reported, the latest punishment meted out for the spectacular collapse of a state-run firm that

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Timbers loan Lucas Melano to Belgrano in Argentina

person Orange Themes access_time Jan 09,2017

Yahoo News PORTAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Timbers have loaned midfielder Lucas Melano to Atletico Belgrano of Argentina.

Image : To Mosul and back: Sunni Arabs seek place in a shifting Iraq

To Mosul and back: Sunni Arabs seek place in a shifting Iraq

person Orange Themes access_time Nov 18,2016

By John Davison NEAR BASHIQA, Iraq (Reuters) - When Kurdish forces began rounding up his relatives and friends, 23-year-old Iraqi Omar Abdallah fled with his pregnant wife and four brothers to Mosul. At the time, life under Islamic State seemed

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Vietnam extends visa waiver for five European countries

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Bao Moi - Vietnam’s government has extended a visa waiver program benefiting citizens of five European countries, just before the existing policy expires at the end of this month....

Ministers of 11 TPP member countries to meet in Hanoi

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Nhan dan - NDO/VNA – Ministers from 11 countries joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) are scheduled to gather in Hanoi on May 21, with Japan pushing for the free trade pact to be put into force as soon as possible without the US....

Revolution 4.0 challenges Asian countries seeking inclusive growth

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Vietnamnet - The optimism appears justified given that 95 per cent of the Asia’s population now lives in middle-income economies, while as recently as the 1990s, more than 90 per cent of Asians were low-income earners....

US drops out of top 5 death penalty countries in the world

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Yahoo News Capital punishment fell by more than one-third around the world last year – and the United States dropped out of the top 5 countries for the first time in a decade. Compared with 2015, the human rights group found that capital punishment...

Vietnam locates in group of low petrol price countries

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Vietnamnet - Vietnam’s retail petrol price is lower than neighboring countries and many ASEAN nations, said head of Tax Policy Department Pham Dinh Thi yesterday....

Vietnam has trade relations with 200 countries

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Vietnamnet - Vietnam has maintained trade relations with more than 200 countries, meaning its commodities are present in almost all markets worldwide, the Ministry of Industry and Trade said....

It's not just Norway – some developing countries are seeing gains in happiness index, too

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Yahoo News The World Happiness Report, an index that rates nations based on factors such as income and life expectancy, released its 2017 list Monday at the United Nations. The list doesn’t contain any surprises among the happiest or least happy...

10 countries agree to protect Dak Lak coffee brand

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Vietnamnet - Ten countries and territories have agreed to protect the 'Buon Ma Thuot Coffee' brand name, which hails from the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak, its provincial People’s Committee said....

Greater cooperation urged to facilitate trade in landlocked countries

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Nhan dan - NDO - Officials from landlocked developing countries (LLDCs) and transit countries in Euro-Asia have called for further collaboration to develop key infrastructure, facilitate trade and promote regional cooperation....

Vietnamese citizens can travel to 48 countries and territories without visas

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Bao Moi - According to the latest released Passport Index report, Vietnamese citizens can travel to 48 countries and territories without visas. The report also shows that the Vietnamese passport was ranked 76th among the world’s most powerful...

In Somali diaspora, lessons for refugees – and their host countries

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ASEAN countries to keep up economic growth

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Vietnamnet - During the past three decades many of the ASEAN member economies have developed robustly thanks to export. Experts say the drop in oil prices and a slowdown facing major economies have made impact on regional development....

Vietnam ranks 5th among Asian countries exporting to Canada

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Nhan dan - NDO - Vietnam continued to enjoy a trade surplus with Canada in 2016 and ranked 5th among Asian countries in terms of export revenue with Canada after China, Japan, the Republic of Korea and Taiwan (China)....

Vietnam heads list of ASEAN countries exporting to Canada

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Nhan dan - NDO - Vietnam continued to rank first among ASEAN countries in terms of high export revenue with Canada in the January-November 2016 period, according to the Vietnamese Trade Counsellor to Canada Hoang Anh Dung....

UN chief commends African countries for accepting refugees

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Yahoo News ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The U.N. Secretary General has commended African countries for opening their borders to refugees and people fleeing violence while other parts of the world, including the developed West, close boundaries and...

Non-aviation revenue in Vietnam's airports less than other regional countries

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Vietnamnet - Non-aviation revenue in the airport business, including sales per passenger through ACV (Airports Corporation of Vietnam), is $1, compared with the average of $10-12 in Asia and $4-5 in Thailand and Malaysia....

Trump suspends U.S. refugee program, suspends entry from seven countries

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Yahoo News President Donald Trump on Friday put a four-month hold on allowing refugees into the United States and temporarily barred visitors from Syria and six other Muslim-majority countries, saying the moves would help protect Americans from...

Dozens of countries urge Israel, Palestinians to commit to a two-state solution, refrain from unilateral steps

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Yahoo News PARIS (AP) — Dozens of countries urge Israel, Palestinians to commit to a two-state solution, refrain from unilateral steps....

Russia has tried to influence elections in 'couple dozen' countries: U.S. spy chief

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Yahoo News WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Russia has tried to influence elections in at least "a couple dozen" countries, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said on Tuesday. Russia continues to be a bold actor in cyberspace across the globe,...

‘Two Countries – Four Destinations’ tour launched

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EN VietNamNet - The ‘Two Countries – Four Destination’ tour, connecting Ha Long and Mong Cai in Vietnam with Dongxing and Guilin in China, was launched at a ceremony held in Quang Ninh province on January 5....

Trump Organization cancels business talks in 3 countries

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Yahoo News NEW YORK (AP) — The Trump Organization has canceled talks over possible projects in Brazil, Argentina and India as the president-elect pulls back from deal-making less than three weeks before taking office....

Vietnam among most optimistic countries on economic prosperity

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Nhan dan - NDO/VNA - Vietnam is ranked fifth in the list of the world’s most optimistic countries on economic prosperity in 2017, according to a survey by WIN/Gallup, the world’s leading association in market research and polling....

VN among the world’s most optimistic countries on economic prosperity

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Vietnamnet - Viet Nam is ranked fifth in the list of the world’s most optimistic countries on economic prosperity in 2017, according to a survey by WIN/Gallup, the world’s leading association in market research and polling....

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