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Image : Vietnam to adopt int'l financial reporting standards by 2025

Vietnam to adopt int'l financial reporting standards by 2025

person Orange Themes access_time Dec 26,2016

Financial statements prepared under the new standards will give investors better insight into how companies perform.

Image : Airbus ups plane deliveries in 2016 but new orders drop

Airbus ups plane deliveries in 2016 but new orders drop

person Orange Themes access_time Jan 11,2017

Yahoo News PARIS (AP) — Airbus delivered a record number of planes last year despite engine and cabin production problems, even as new orders slumped for both the European manufacturer and its U.S. rival Boeing.

Image : Mekong Capital plans four deals by mid-2017

Mekong Capital plans four deals by mid-2017

person Orange Themes access_time Mar 07,2017

Vietnamnet - Mekong Capital plans to invest in four new companies in the first half of 2017, with each investment valuing at US$8-15 million, the firm has announced.

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Russian protest leader Alexei Navalny sentenced to 15 days in jail

access_timeMar 27,2017 chat_bubble_outline52

Yahoo News Vocal Kremlin opponent Alexei Navalny is facing a 15-day jail sentence after organizing protests in Russia on Sunday that decried government corruption and led to some 1,000 arrests. Mr. Navalny was found guilty of disobeying a police...

Cold spell in Taiwan linked to over 150 deaths in 5 days

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Yahoo News TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese officials and media reports are blaming a cold spell for the deaths of more than 150 people, most of them elderly and sick, over the past several days....

Liberia leader bars official travel abroad for 60 days

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Yahoo News MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia's president has ordered a 60-day moratorium on official overseas travel to save the country's depleted foreign currency holdings....

Italian rescuers save 1,500 migrants in Mediterranean in two days

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Yahoo News Some 1,500 migrants have been rescued in the Mediterranean this weekend, an unusually high number for winter when crossings tend to slow because of difficult sea conditions, the Italian coastguard said Sunday. The latest rescues came...

Jordan king to visit US, 3 days after Trump's refugee ban

access_timeJan 29,2017 chat_bubble_outline82

Yahoo News AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan's King Abdullah II is to begin a working visit to Washington on Monday, three days after President Donald Trump temporarily banned entry to the U.S. from seven Muslim-majority countries and suspended the...

Hungarian official: Bus crash victim IDs could take days

access_timeJan 22,2017 chat_bubble_outline59

Yahoo News BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — It could take days to officially identify the 16 people killed when a bus carrying Hungarian students returning from a ski trip burst into a fireball after crashing in Italy, Hungary's foreign minister said Sunday....

Hanoi going back to winter weather after foggy days

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En Vnexpress - The city has been under a thick blanket of fog this week, with a strong cold spell set to bring the mercury down soon....

Zombies Would Wipe Out Humans in Less than 100 Days

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Yahoo News The zombie apocalypse won't take long. A new article in a peer-reviewed student journal finds that the zombie hordes would take Earth's population down to a mere 273 survivors in 100 days. The paper, published in the University of...

Trump asks for plan within 90 days of taking office on how to 'aggressively combat and stop cyberattacks'

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Yahoo News NEW YORK (AP) — Trump asks for plan within 90 days of taking office on how to 'aggressively combat and stop cyberattacks'...

Brazil authorities: 33 die in prison, days after 60 killed

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Yahoo News RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian authorities say that at least 33 prisoners have died in a penitentiary in the northern state of Roraima — adding to 60 deaths reported at other prisons....

China probes party official in restive Xinjiang days after attack

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Yahoo News China is investigating a Communist Party official in the restive western region of Xinjiang on suspicion of "serious disciplinary breaches", the graft watchdog said on Thursday, days after an attack on a government building in his...

New Hampshire has a new governor _ but only for 2 days

access_timeJan 04,2017 chat_bubble_outline46

Yahoo News CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire has a new governor — for two days....

Exclusive: Fresh advance in east Mosul to begin within days - U.S. commander

access_timeDec 26,2016 chat_bubble_outline48

By Stephen Kalin EAST OF MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi forces will resume their push against Islamic State inside Mosul in the coming days, a U.S. battlefield commander said, in a new phase of the two-month-old operation that will see American...

Following ‘summer’ days, Hanoi faces cold snap

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Rain and cool breezes are expected in the capital for Christmas....

Super Mario Run was downloaded a record 40 million times in its first four days

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Nintendo’s first proper smartphone game has proved to be a huge hit. According to the company, Super Mario Run was downloaded more than 40 million times in its first four days of availability on iOS, breaking the App Store record for number of...

Berlin police to boost security in coming days after attack

access_timeDec 20,2016 chat_bubble_outline58

BERLIN (Reuters) - Police in Berlin will significantly increase security measures in the coming days, with steps such as erecting barriers, after the attack on a Christmas market on Monday evening which killed 12 people, the president of the city's...

Syria forces kill at least 82 Aleppo civilians in recent days: UN

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Syrian pro-government forces have carried out at least 82 execution-style killings of civilians in recent days, including women and children, the UN said Tuesday, citing credible reports from the ground. The United Nations human rights office said...

Filipino fisherman rescued in Vietnamese waters after drifting at sea for days

access_timeDec 12,2016 chat_bubble_outline60

The man spent eight days adrift at sea before a Vietnamese fishing boat picked him up....

Recount ends in Michigan after 3 days; ongoing in Wisconsin

access_timeDec 08,2016 chat_bubble_outline65

DETROIT (AP) — Michigan's recount of presidential votes is over after a judge lifted an order that forced a statewide review of millions of ballots....

21 Chinese miners trapped for 4 days confirmed dead

access_timeDec 03,2016 chat_bubble_outline50

BEIJING (AP) — China's state-run Xinhua News Agency says 21 miners who were trapped for four days after an explosion have been confirmed dead. One is missing....

North Korea in 3 days of mourning for 'great comrade' Castro

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TOKYO (AP) — North Korea is observing a three-day period of mourning for Fidel Castro, who was seen by the North as a comrade-in-arms against the common enemy of the United States....

Op-Ed: The last and tragic days of Hanoi’s beloved movie theater

access_timeNov 29,2016 chat_bubble_outline100

The news that a beautiful art house is being shut down to make way for a shopping mall is heart-wrenching, a critic writes....

Closing curtain: The last and tragic days of Hanoi’s beloved movie theater

access_timeNov 29,2016 chat_bubble_outline77

The news that a beautiful art house is being shut down to make way for a shopping mall is heart-wrenching, a critic writes....

Syrian army says it takes second east Aleppo district in two days

access_timeNov 27,2016 chat_bubble_outline48

The Syrian army said on Sunday it had taken control of the second residential district of the rebel-held eastern part of Aleppo city in two days. The army said in a statement it and its allies had taken full control of the Jabal Badro district,...

Cuba to observe 9 days of mourning for Fidel Castro

access_timeNov 26,2016 chat_bubble_outline95

Cuba will observe nine days of mourning for Fidel Castro, including a three-day journey by his ashes along the route taken by the rebel army he led on a victorious march across the island in 1959....

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