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Image : Asian-American voters, once Republican, are turning Democrat

Asian-American voters, once Republican, are turning Democrat

person Orange Themes access_time Oct 31,2016

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — At a shopping plaza in the Washington suburbs, the flag of the long-defunct South Vietnam flies beside the Stars and Stripes. Former refugees who congregate there hold fast to their roots, but their political allegiances are

Image : Islamic State group claims Ohio State University rampage

Islamic State group claims Ohio State University rampage

person Orange Themes access_time Nov 29,2016

Islamic State group claims Ohio State University rampage The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a car and knife rampage at a US college on Monday that left 11 people injured. The attack at Ohio State University was carried out by

Image : Gorgeous landscapes reveal idyllic tranquillity in Central Highlands

Gorgeous landscapes reveal idyllic tranquillity in Central Highlands

person Orange Themes access_time Oct 03,2016

Here are some great images taken by amateur photographer Manh Hung of the quiet foggy rivers, peaceful rice fields, and other landscapes of the Central Highlands region.

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Vietnam Airlines targets nearly $4 bln in revenue for 2017

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En nexpress - A high salary bill and increased competition dragged on the carrier's income last year....

Vietnam premier warns of sanctions on officials failing to meet growth targets

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The government says it's determined to hit the economic growth target of 6.7 percent set for this year....

Vietnam’s beauty industry targets Cambodia, Myanmar

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Vietnamnet - There are significant opportunities for Vietnamese firms to invest in the beauty sector in Cambodia and Myanmar as well as export beauty products to the two markets, participants at an Ho Chi Minh City conference said on May 18....

VN game industry targets US$1b in revenue

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Vietnamnet - The Vietnamese game industry is expected to earn annual revenue of US$1 billion within 10 years, according to experts....

Government's efforts to maintain growth targets

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Nhan dan - NDO – In the first quarter, Vietnam’s gross domestic product (GDP) was estimated at 5.1%, lower than the same period in 2015 and 2016, and much lower than the set target (6.7%)....

Non-life insurers set cautious business targets for 2017

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Vietnamnet - Non-life insurers have set cautious business targets for this year due to the challenges in the market....

PV Gas lowers 2017 business targets by 15-27%

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Vietnamnet - Shareholders of PV Gas (GAS) has approved the company’s plans to lower its business targets in 2017 by 15-27 per cent year-on-year, given the global instability and volatile oil market....

More efforts needed to achieve economic growth targets in 2017: Deputy PM

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Nhan dan - NDO - Deputy Prime Minister, Trinh Dinh Dung, urged all ministries and sectors to review targets accomplished in the first quarter of 2017 and put forth solutions to achieve targets set for the whole year....

HCM City targets tourism revenue of $5.3bil

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EN VietNamNet - The tourism sector of HCMC is focusing on developing new products to achieve revenue of VND120 trillion (nearly US$5.3 billion) this year, an increase of 16.5% over 2016 and well above the earlier-set goal of VND116 trillion....

Banks cautious about business targets in 2017

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Vietnamnet - The season of annual shareholders meeting will begin next month and commercial banks have been cautious while setting business targets for this year in the context of slow bad debt settlement and high risk provision....

Vietnam targets $35 bil from tourism by 2020

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EN VietNamNet - As per the Ministry of resolution, Vietnam’s tourism sector targets to attract 20 million international visitors and 82 million local holiday-makers with revenue of US$35 billion....

HCM City targets 8.7 percent growth in 2017

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Vietnamnet - HCM City authorities have urged the city’s Department of Planning and Investment to propose solutions to achieve a Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) of between 8.4 and 8.7 per cent this year....

U.S. strike in Iraq targets Islamic State militant from France

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Yahoo News WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military said on Friday it targeted senior Islamic State militant Rachid Kassim, who Reuters has previously reported to be a French national, in a strike by the U.S.-led coalition near the city of Mosul in...

South Africa targets auto sector with fuel cell plant

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Yahoo News Africa's first fuel cell component plant using platinum as a catalyst will start production by December aiming to take advantage of rising demand for clean energy cars, officials from Isondo Precious Metals said. Isondo has secured a...

Vietnam targets vegetable, fruit export value at US$3 billion

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Nhan dan - NDO/VNA – Vietnam expects to achieve US$3 billion in its total export value of vegetables and fruits this year....

Livestock sector targets 5.2-5.5% growth in 2017

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Nhan dan - NDO – The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has set a target to increase the value of livestock production by 5.2-5.5% in 2017....

VN E-commerce well placed to meet growth targets

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Vietnamnet - E-commerce is no longer an option that Vietnamese enterprises can ignore....

Agricultural sector aims for higher targets in 2017

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Nhan dan - NDO - Overcoming challenges from extreme weather and market volatility, the agricultural sector ended 2016 on a positive note when output rose by 1.44%....

Vietnam's gas industry targets doubling output by year 2035

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Vietnamnet - The Vietnamese gas industry aims to double its exploitation output to reach as much as 21 billion cubic metres by 2035, according to a master plan approved by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc early this week....

Mekong Delta targets US$15 billion in export revenue

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Nhan dan - NDO—Mekong Delta provinces aimed to reach a total export revenue of US$15 billion in 2017, an increase of 9.4% compared to 2016, according to the Steering Committee for the Southwest Region....

Ice storm targets central United States

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Yahoo News (Reuters) - An ice storm heading for the central United States is threatening to take down trees and power lines and create treacherous travel conditions on Friday and into the weekend, the National Weather Service said. Ice, freeze rain...

Ethiopia targets opposition who met with European lawmakers

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Yahoo News ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia said Monday it will not release a leading opposition figure detained under the country's state of emergency after meeting with European lawmakers in Belgium....

From slum to supercity: Da Nang targets world status

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EN VietNamNet - VietNamNet Bridge – The central city of Da Nang should aspire to become a top destination and hub for tourism, finance, logistics and hi-tech investors,...

Turkish, Russian aircraft destroy Islamic State targets in Syria: army

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Yahoo News Turkish warplanes and artillery have struck Islamic State targets in Syria, killing 22 of the group's militants, while Russian aircraft hit jihadists near the Islamic State-controlled town of al-Bab, Turkey's military said on Monday. In a...

VN price management targets 4% inflation

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Vietnamnet - The Department of Price Management will seek to improve market analysis and forecast in oder to implement appropriate policies and control inflation at 4 per cent, as set by the National Assembly for 2017....

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