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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....

Building-material market restructured as foreigners buy local companies

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Vietnamnet - The hot development of the real estate market benefits the building material industry, but Vietnamese companies are struggling to get a share of the market as cement and tile factories have been sold to foreign investors....

Still tough for foreigners to secure house ownership certificates

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Vietnamnet - The Vietnam E-commerce Association will organize the Vietnam eTrade Conference in Hanoi on May 16 to assist businesses and related organizations to better implement e-commerce in import-export activities....

Draft dictates foreigners pay into social insurance

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Vietnamnet - All foreign employees in Vietnam with work permits, practice certificates, or practice licences issued by local authorised agencies will be subject to compulsory social insurance payments if a new draft decree is approved....

High demanding foreigners pay attention to real estate projects in Vietnam

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Vietnamnet - Real estate analytics show a marked rise in foreign-ownership of high-end properties in Vietnam....

Vietnamese grow coffee, foreigners pocket profits

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Vietnamnet - Though Vietnam is the second-largest coffee producer in the world, it is not earning profits corresponding to its ranking....

More foreigners can now retail fuel in Vietnam?

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Vietnamnet - PetroVietnam Oil Corporation (PV Oil), a member of national oil and gas group PetroVietnam, will sell a 40 per cent share in the second quarter of 2017....

Swiss ease citizenship for 'third-generation' foreigners

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Yahoo News BASEL, Switzerland (AP) — Voters in Switzerland decided Sunday to make it easier for young "third-generation foreigners" to get Swiss citizenship, agreeing to extend to about 25,000 people under age 25 access to the fast-track process now...

Iran says holds eight foreigners planning attacks

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Yahoo News Iranian security forces have arrested eight hardline Sunni Islamists suspected of planning attacks to disrupt celebrations for Iran's Islamic revolution in the past week, Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi said on Saturday. Alavi said...

Swiss consider citizenship for third-generation foreigners

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Yahoo News GENEVA (AP) — High-school student Selena Mercado was born in Switzerland, has gone to school in Switzerland, considers herself Swiss and dreams of a political career here one day. But her passport is from Chile, a country that she's never...

8 foreigners in robbery gang arrested in Vietnam

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Police say the gang distracted their victims and then grabbed their cash....

New regulations on electronic games for foreigners

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Vietnamnet - The Government has issued Decree 175/2016/ND-CP (Decree 175) to amend and supplement some articles of Decree 86/2013/ND-CP, dated July 29, 2013 on business in prize-winning electronic games for foreigners....

California girds to protect undocumented foreigners from Trump

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Yahoo News California, home to many foreigners without residence papers, is girding to fight any attempt by President-elect Donald Trump to expel them. Trump, who takes office January 20, has vowed to deport from the country as many as three million...

Foreigners majority of victims in Istanbul attack

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Yahoo News Foreigners, including many nationals of Arab countries, made up the majority of the victims in the New Year shooting rampage at an Istanbul nightclub, officials said. Riyadh's consulate in Istanbul said that Saudis were among the victims,...

Foreigners among victims of Istanbul attack

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Yahoo News Foreigners including many nationals of Arab countries were among the dead in the New Year shooting rampage at an Istanbul nightclub, officials said on Sunday. Riyadh's consulate in Istanbul said that Saudis were among the victims, but...

‘Red means go?’ How Vietnam’s crazy traffic never stops shocking foreigners

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En Vnexpress - Our team hit the street and asked visitors to describe what they felt when moving around Ho Chi Minh City....

Over 16,600 foreigners visit Vietnam by ship in November

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More than 16,640 foreign tourists visited Vietnam by ship in November, Quan doi Nhan dan (People’s Army) daily reported....

Vietnam frees 14 foreigners ahead of Lunar New Year holiday

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Nearly 4,200 prisoners will get to go home before Vietnam's biggest holiday begins in late January....

Foreigners eager to buy houses in Vietnam

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A report of the Vietnam Real Estate Association showed that foreign investors’ demand for housing in Vietnam is on the rise, contributing to a nearly 20% increase in transactions in October alone....

Vietnam Airlines busts 14 cases of theft by foreigners in less than a month

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Chinese thieves seem to be targeting flights to and from Da Nang....

Piloting electronic visa issuance for foreigners

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The government has submitted to the National Assembly a draft decree on granting electronic visas to foreigners. If approved, it will be carried out for 2 years starting January 1, 2017....

Foreigners may be barred from being tour guides

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Foreigners may no longer be licensed as tour guides in Vietnam, a conference on draft amendments to the Law on Tourism in Hanoi on November 7 heard....

Libya forces 'free 13 foreigners from IS group'

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Tripoli (AFP) - Forces loyal to Libya's unity government on Saturday freed 13 foreigners held by the Islamic State group in its former coastal bastion of Sirte, the forces said....

Is Vietnam’s dairy market no longer attractive to foreigners?

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The news that Danone Vietnam, a subsidiary of French Danone, the owner of Dumex brand, would shut down by 2017 has raised doubts that the Vietnamese dairy market is no longer attractive....

VNAT: Foreigners can manage tourism development fund

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Individuals, firms, tourism associations and financial institutions at home and abroad will have the opportunity to manage a tourism development assistance fund planned to be established in September....

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