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Qld alleyway rape accused set to seek bail

person Orange Themes access_time Jan 09,2017

Qld alleyway rape accused set to seek bail A man accused of raping a woman in a Brisbane alleyway nearly six years ago is set to apply for bail. The 32-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was arrested in northern NSW in December, along

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Grab kicks off shuttle service

person Orange Themes access_time Mar 02,2017

Grab kicks off shuttle service SINGAPORE – A new fixed-route shuttle service by ride-hailing app Grab kicked off on Thursday (March 2), allowing commuters to book a guaranteed seat on a van or bus. The new service called GrabShuttle will have 13, 23

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Defending champion Villanova stunned by Wisconsin

person Orange Themes access_time Mar 18,2017

Defending champion Villanova stunned by Wisconsin Top-seeded Villanova was bounced from the NCAA Tournament by eighth-seeded Wisconsin, which overcame foul trouble for two of its stars in the second half Saturday to upset the defending champions

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More than they bargained for? Israeli leaders gird for Trump visit.

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Yahoo News A recent cartoon in the liberal Israeli newspaper Haaretz showed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu breaking a sweat as he greeted a friend bearing gifts: President Trump with a package containing an Israeli-Palestinian peace process. Mr....

Tax burden in Vietnam higher than in ASEAN 4

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Vietnamnet - Minister of Planning and Investment tells PM's meeting with businesses of matters considered important in improving Vietnam's business environment....

More than US$1.1 bln worth of G-bonds raised in April

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Nhan dan - NDO/VNA – The Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX) raised VND25.083 trillion (US$1.103 billion) worth of government bonds, down 23.9% from March during 18 bidding sessions last month....

Online shoppers use mobile phones more than computers

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Vietnamnet - There are more people using mobile phones to shop online than those using desktops or tablets, reported Bizweb at a recent mobile e-commerce event....

Does Vietnam have ‘more than enough’ hotels, resorts?

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Vietnamnet - While some economists say that Vietnam has too many hotels and resorts, others believe that Vietnam’s tourism infrastructure is still inadequate compared with the rest of the world....

Is anyone mightier than Le Pen?

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Yahoo News When Marine Le Pen was a child growing up in Paris, her friends never slept over – their parents wouldn’t allow it. Ms. Le Pen describes in her autobiography, “A Contre Flots,” or “Against the Current,” a childhood that was full of...

Subsidence ‘more urgent’ than rising sea level in southern Vietnam

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Bao moi - Ho Chi Minh City and provinces of the Mekong Delta region in southern Vietnam are sinking at an alarming rate, posing grave danger to the local economy and livelihoods, experts have warned....

At stake in Johannesburg's 'recycling wars': more than trash

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Yahoo News In another lifetime, Louis Mahlangu was an electrician....

EU investors pump more than $21.56 billion in Vietnam

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Vietnamnet - As of March, investors from the European Union had injected more than US$21.56 billion into 1,959 projects in Viet Nam, accounting for 7.2 per cent of total foreign direct investment and 8.5 per cent of projects registered in the...

Jian Ghomeshi's Ideation Project marks a less-than-triumphant return

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Jian Ghomeshi's Ideation Project marks a less-than-triumphant return Jian Ghomeshi, the disgraced former CBC Radio broadcaster, is back – with a whimper. A little over a year after being acquitted of charges of sexual assault involving multiple...

Imported meat much cheaper than domestic products

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Vietnamnet - Imported meat available at nearly all large supermarkets in Hanoi is surprisingly cheap, posing a threat to the domestic livestock industry....

One unauthorized immigrant's story: more complicated than a sound bite

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Yahoo News Sitting in a crowded office in lower Manhattan last week, Silvio Marcía was multitasking, mentally composing a sermon as he waited to get some legal advice. “I’m going to say, ‘Watch how you talk, because words have power,” Mr. Marcía...

Bad debt possibly three times higher than reported

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Vietnamnet - Bad debt has re-emerged as an issue for the banking system as it might be three times higher than reported, says a Vneconomy report....

In Vietnam, ’bigness’ depends on more than size

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Vietnamnet - There have been some commentaries on the 2016 Wealth Report which claim Viet Nam is the fastest growing country with a super-rich population, surpassing even India and China....

Petrolimex promises HOSE price no lower than $1.7

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Vietnamnet - Petrolimex promised that its stock price will not be lower than VND39,000 ($1.7) per share.Besides, it will not divest entirely from its insurance, finance, and banking arms....

More than 1,000 arrested in Belarus protests against 'parasite law'

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Yahoo News A human rights group said more than 1,000 people were arrested across Belarus over the weekend, as another wave of unsanctioned protests against authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko reached the streets of Minsk and other cities. ...

Will GOP's tax reform prove easier than health care?

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Yahoo News The Republican Party couldn’t repeal and replace Obamacare like it promised. Still smarting from that setback, the GOP is turning to another daunting issue: tax reform....

More than 14,000 enterprises established in Vietnam in two months

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Vietnamnet - Over 14,450 enterprises were set up in the past two months, with a total registered capital of $6.71 billion....

More than 14,000 enterprises established in two months

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Nhan dan - NDO—More than 14,450 enterprises were set up in the first two months of this year, with a total registered capital of over VND152.5 trillion (US$6.71 billion), up 3.9% in terms of number of enterprises and 35% in terms of registered...

How a Delaware state Senate campaign attracted more than 1,000 volunteers

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Yahoo News Stephanie Hansen scored a 58-42 percent special election victory in Delaware on Saturday, ensuring that Democrats will maintain control of the state Senate. Ms. Hansen was aided by more than 1,000 volunteers from around the country, many...

Hard rock icons Guns N' Roses shine in Singapore despite less-than-stellar sound

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Guns N Roses, Guns N Roses Singapore, Guns And Roses, Gun And Roses Singapore Hard rock icons Guns N' Roses shine in Singapore despite less-than-stellar sound SINGAPORE - Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose called us "Changi" but it's okay, we forgive...

More questions than answers in assassination of North Korean

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Yahoo News SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — It looks like a perfectly staged assassination, straight out of the pages of a spy novel: Kim Jong Nam, the estranged, exiled half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, falls ill at a Malaysian airport,...

More than 1.5 million are refugees from South Sudan, says UN

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Yahoo News KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — More than 1.5 million South Sudanese have become refugees and their humanitarian needs are overwhelming aid efforts during the country's civil war, according to the United Nations....

UK says Cyprus military bases 'more important than ever'

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Yahoo News NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Britain's top defense official said Friday that the country's two military bases on the eastern Mediterranean island of Cyprus are "more important than ever" in light of the turmoil gripping nearby Syria....

Syrian government, rebels swap more than 100 prisoners in Hama

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Yahoo News The Syrian government and rebel groups swapped dozens of women prisoners and hostages, some of them with their children, in Hama province on Tuesday evening, a monitor and a rebel official said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a...

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