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Asian shares mostly lower amid Brexit worries, Takata falls

person Orange Themes access_time Jan 16,2017

Yahoo News TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly lower Monday morning amid worries about Britain's exit from the European Union, and Takata stock dropped in Tokyo after the air bag maker agreed to a guilty plea in the U.S. over massive recalls.

Image : China's Sinochem boss dismisses 'crazy' Trump polices

China's Sinochem boss dismisses 'crazy' Trump polices

person Orange Themes access_time Nov 19,2016

Global business leaders meeting in Lima think proposals by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump to build a wall along the Mexican border and hike tariffs on Chinese imports are unlikely to happen, said the head of China's state-run Sinochem on Friday.

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Fake US election news outshone real on Facebook: report

person Orange Themes access_time Nov 17,2016

Fake election news got more attention than did real stories on Facebook during the final months of the US presidential campaign, according to an analysis by BuzzFeed News. The tech news outlet found that the 20 top-performing bogus stories from hoax

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Skin cure fad driving Myanmar elephant poaching surge: WWF

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'If the current trend continues then you're going to lose the wild elephant population in the next 1-2 years.'...

Trump call on Afghan surge: Another step away from 'America First'?

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Yahoo News On the scale of the foreign-policy issues President Trump has to consider, the proposed surge of up to 5,000 more US troops into Afghanistan may not register as the most pressing. Compared with the nuclear threat posed by North Korea...

VN-Index expected to surge back to previous peak

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Vietnamnet - The benchmark VN-Index could surge back to the 732 points peak seen a month ago on the back of strong buys by foreign investors as well as positive economic indicators, analysts said....

International tourists surge over 4m in four months

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EN VietNamNet - The number of international visitors to Viet Nam in the first four months of this year was estimated at 4.28 million, representing a year-on-year surge of 30.3 per cent....

Tourist arrivals surge during four-day holidays

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EN VietNamNet - The capital city of Hanoi welcomed more than 54,000 international visitors during the four-day holidays from April 29 to May 2, a year-on-year increase of 33 percent....

Vietnam's wood exports surge 17.1 percent in Q1

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Vietnamnet - Vietnam’s exports of wood and wooden products in the first quarter of this year hit 1.78 billion USD, a year-on-year increase of 17.1 percent, the General Department of Vietnam Customs reported....

Holiday tour bookings surge

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EN VietNamNet - Tour bookings for the Reunification Day (April 30) and International Labor Day (May 1) holiday have grown 15-25% year-on-year but tour prices have remained mostly unchanged....

Blue surge in Georgia: What election shows about shifts in suburban values

access_timeApr 19,2017 chat_bubble_outline82

Yahoo News While he did not breach the 50 percent threshold to avoid a runoff in June, he did surge to an easy plurality over 17 other candidates in the district – the place where Newt Gingrich catapulted into national politics with a 1979 win. ...

Surge in Q1 labour demand

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Vietnamnet - Demand for new staff at the country’s enterprises increased in the first quarter, according to job recruitment agencies....

Quang Ninh: Mong Cai border gate serves Chinese tourist surge

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EN VietNamNet - Chinese tourists entering Vietnam via Mong Cai international border gate in the northern province of Quang Ninh at weekends is estimated to number 10,000 per day, doubling the normal days....

Coffee exports drop in volume, surge in value

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Vietnamnet - Coffee exports drop in volume, surge in value...

2016 witnessed surge in anti-Muslim hate groups, SPLC report says

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Yahoo News Hate groups – particularly right-wing extremists and anti-Muslim groups – are on the rise in the United States, according to a report released Wednesday by the Southern Poverty Law Center. The SPLC's findings are contained in the current...

Hundreds of immigrants arrested in 'routine' U.S. enforcement surge

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Yahoo News U.S. federal immigration agents arrested hundreds of undocumented immigrants in at least four states this week in what officials on Friday called routine enforcement actions. Reports of immigration sweeps this week sparked concern among...

Eurozone growth and inflation surge, adding to pressure on ECB

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Yahoo News Growth in the eurozone accelerated, inflation rose towards the ECB's key target and unemployment fell to a seven-year low as the bloc's economy shrugged off uncertainty over Brexit and US President Donald Trump. The data meant that the...

Tet surge in cell-phone sales

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Vietnamnet - Mobile phone sales, which did not see the usual spike during last month’s festive season, seem set to surge in the run-up to the Lunar New Year (Tet)....

Vietnam's tourism revenue expected to surge to US$35 billion by 2020

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EN VietNamNet - Vietnam’s tourism sector is expected to attain revenue of US$35 billion by 2020, double last year, according to a resolution issued by the Politburo....

Vietnam-Japan trade expected to surge in 2017

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Nhan dan - NDO/VNA – Trade between Vietnam and Japan is expected to reach a new height in 2017 as the two countries have agreed on numerous measures to boost trade exchange, which were agreed on at a recent seminar on promoting trade with Japan...

Vietnam's steel production set for 2017 surge

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Vietnamnet - Viet Nam’s steel industry plans to produce 5.5 million tonnes of crude steel and 5.8 million tonnes of rolled steel this year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade....

Vietnam Airlines profits surge 140% in 2016

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Nhan dan - NDO - The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines (VNA) has reported pre-tax earnings of nearly VND2.5 trillion (US$110 million) in 2016, a year-on-year surge of 140%, the company said on January 2....

Surge in tourists puts some strain on Thailand's infrastructure

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Thailand's success in attracting huge numbers of tourists has put some infrastructure for handling the influx under pressure, an economist with the World Bank said on Monday. "Bottlenecks are building up in destinations like Chiang Mai, Bangkok and...

Power surge: Chinese electric car battery maker charges for global market

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A dusty village on the outskirts of Ningde, a third-tier city in China's southeast, seems an unlikely place for the headquarters of a potential global leader in future automotive technology. China's answer to Japan's Panasonic Corp and South Korea's...

Debt-heavy Portugal reaps windfall from surge in tourism

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LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal's fragile economy is getting a tonic from tourism this year, with revenue up by more than 10 percent through October including a 20 percent jump in visitors from the United States....

Transport firms prepare for passenger surge over Tet

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The Lunar New Year is a rare opportunity for migrant workers to visit their families back home....

VN cities experience a vegan surge

access_timeDec 13,2016 chat_bubble_outline106

VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam is famous for its street food, but Claudia Elma is none too impressed....

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