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Image : Trump breaks protocol _ again _ on press access

Trump breaks protocol _ again _ on press access

person Orange Themes access_time Nov 16,2016

NEW YORK (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump emerged from his New York skyscraper Tuesday night for the first time in days, moving about the nation's largest city without a pool of journalists on hand to ensure the public has knowledge of his

Image : Argentine women protest teen girl's rape, killing

Argentine women protest teen girl's rape, killing

person Orange Themes access_time Oct 20,2016

Dressed in black, Argentine women took to the streets Wednesday to protest the brutal rape and murder of a 16-year-old girl, the latest incident of gender violence to shock the country. The protesters marched in memory of Lucia Perez, a high school

Image : Visiting Hòn Bà Mountain in Khánh Hòa Province

Visiting Hòn Bà Mountain in Khánh Hòa Province

person Orange Themes access_time Apr 06,2017

Vietnamnet - Hòn Bà mountain is compared with Đà Lạt for its mild climate, primeval forests and high peaks, but it provides glories all of its own.

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The hard lot of Vietnam’s shrimp industry

access_timeMay 14,2017 chat_bubble_outline22

Vietnamnet - Never before has Vietnam’s shrimp industry met such difficulties, as technical barriers have been used in large importing markets....

House hard-liners, known for obstruction, learning to govern

access_timeMay 05,2017 chat_bubble_outline51

Yahoo News Six weeks ago, these hard-liners stopped the bill cold. Like House Republicans generally, they’re adjusting from an opposition mind-set to one of a party that holds the levers of power in Washington and has to act on its promises. It’s...

Colombia learns hard lesson on land management from deadly flood

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Yahoo News People were caught off guard when a devastating flash flood surged through a small city in southern Colombia, but not everyone was surprised. Government agencies, land use experts, and environmental organizations had said for years that...

Exchange rate: hard work for VN central bank this year

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Vietnamnet - Due to developments in both domestic and international economic sectors during the first quarter of 2017, the exchange rate is considered the most unpredictable factor influencing the monetary market in 2017....

VN financial leasing companies hard-pressed for foreign capital

access_timeFeb 28,2017 chat_bubble_outline52

Vietnamnet - Up to two thirds of domestic financial leasing companies operate at a loss and are riddled with inefficiencies....

France edges Scotland 22-16 in hard-fought 6 Nations match

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Yahoo News SAINT-DENIS, France (AP) — France needed two late penalties from flyhalf Camille Lopez to beat Scotland 22-16 in a hard-fought Six Nations match on Sunday, after the Scots had clawed back to draw level heading into the last 10 minutes....

Hard work ahead for new Gambian president

access_timeJan 24,2017 chat_bubble_outline44

Yahoo News They breathed a sigh of relief when strongman Yahya Jammeh finally left The Gambia. "At the end of the month, after I've bought a sack of rice, we barely have anything left to live off," said Abdoulie Sabaly, a 29-year-old teacher and...

As talks loom, 'hard Brexit' option raises fear of tariffs

access_timeJan 13,2017 chat_bubble_outline44

Yahoo News LONDON (AP) — Is it cod or haddock?...

Hard Irish border likely in hard Brexit, EU's Hogan says: report

access_timeJan 09,2017 chat_bubble_outline67

Yahoo News The return of a "hard border" between Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic looks inevitable if Britain leaves the European Union's single market, Ireland's European Union Commissioner, farm chief Phil Hogan, was quoted as saying on...

Why is it so hard to hire skilled workers in Vietnam?

access_timeJan 02,2017 chat_bubble_outline67

A new regional labor report finds Vietnam has the largest low-skilled workforce in the region....

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

access_timeDec 27,2016 chat_bubble_outline43

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...

Pakistan looks forward to red ball, hard MCG pitch

access_timeDec 24,2016 chat_bubble_outline54

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Pakistan batting coach Grant Flower says his side is looking forward to a return of the red ball and a hard Melbourne Cricket Ground pitch for the second test against Australia beginning Monday....

Iran's president lashes out at hard-liners over human rights

access_timeDec 19,2016 chat_bubble_outline63

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's president lashed out at the country's hard-liners on Monday, accusing them of ignoring human rights, which he said are enshrined in the constitution....

AP PHOTOS: Hard times in Venezuela's coastal Sucre state

access_timeDec 09,2016 chat_bubble_outline44

CUMANA, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelans have a saying: "Caracas is Caracas, and the rest is jungle and snakes."...

Ho Chi Minh City kids train hard to shed weight

access_timeDec 04,2016 chat_bubble_outline72

In recent years health-conscious parents in Ho Chi Minh City have sent their children to classes in order to avoid the risks of obesity and have fun at the same time....

U.S. coalition says Mosul battle 'very hard', hopes for north, south advances

access_timeNov 29,2016 chat_bubble_outline45

The battle to retake Mosul from Islamic State has become "very hard" in recent weeks but the pace will quicken once Iraqi forces manage to push in from the north and south of the city, a spokesman for the U.S.-led coalition said on Tuesday. Iraqi...

Clean energy gains ground - but old dirty habits die hard

access_timeNov 29,2016 chat_bubble_outline49

By Laurie Goering LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Solar power is becoming so cheap so fast that in Abu Dhabi it's now less costly to produce a unit of energy from the sun than from oil, leading energy experts said this week. Difficult and...

In Milwaukee, hard-pressed black voters dumped Clinton

access_timeNov 22,2016 chat_bubble_outline66

Wisconsin's largest city is also America's most racially segregated one, according to a study based on the 2010 census. Clinton was so sure of victory she did not even bother to campaign here after the Democratic primaries, instead sending her...

US manufacturing groups urge Trump to think hard about trade threats

access_timeNov 16,2016 chat_bubble_outline53

Manufacturers believe in the importance of globalization and investment....

Egyptians brace for hard times amid austerity measures

access_timeNov 07,2016 chat_bubble_outline50

Egyptians are looking at a period of hardship as the government unrolls austerity measures including a floating pound that has drastically depreciated the currency and raised prices, analysts say. The measures, in return for a $12 billion IMF loan,...

Haiti aid hard to come by one month after hurricane

access_timeNov 06,2016 chat_bubble_outline56

Uprooted trees still litter fields and beaches in southern Haiti, as if Hurricane Matthew left its trail of death and destruction only yesterday. Except for blue plastic tarps that now cover damaged homes, the scene one month after the storm is...

Senate majority or not, Dems turn to hard-charging Schumer

access_timeNov 05,2016 chat_bubble_outline82

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic Party's fault lines have been overshadowed by the near civil war within the GOP. But Democrats will face their own divisions after Election Day, and the battle over the party's heart, soul and future may well play...

Rubio, Murphy hit hard during Florida Senate debate

access_timeOct 27,2016 chat_bubble_outline54

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Sen. Marco Rubio and his re-election opponent, Congressman Patrick Murphy, went hard at each other during their final scheduled debate Wednesday night, accusing each other of being ineffectual and accomplishing little in...

Artificial hand helps amputees feel just how hard to squeeze

access_timeOct 27,2016 chat_bubble_outline73

WASHINGTON (AP) — A next-generation artificial hand is letting two amputees tell the difference between a soft or firm touch — like holding a child without squeezing too tightly. It's another step toward developing prosthetics that can feel....

May denies Britain heading for 'hard Brexit'

access_timeOct 25,2016 chat_bubble_outline50

Prime Minister Theresa May denied Monday that Britain was heading for a "hard Brexit" and insisted her hopes for immigration control were not incompatible with a good trade deal with the EU. There is no suggestion of that whatsoever," she said after...

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