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Owning world-class resort property now within reach

person Orange Themes access_time Oct 08,2016

Just a few years ago, the dream of owning a world-class resort property seemed close to impossible but is now within reach for many Vietnamese.

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Egypt sharply increases customs duties as it seeks to curb imports

person Orange Themes access_time Dec 04,2016

Egypt has sharply raised customs duties on more than 300 goods, to 60 percent for many items, to encourage domestic production and curb a ballooning trade deficit, part of a broader government effort to reform the ailing economy. The finance

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Talking points from day 10 of the Australian Open

person Orange Themes access_time Jan 26,2017

Talking points from day 10 of the Australian Open Rafael Nadal will pocket over $3.6 million if he wins the Australian Open this weekend but that would only buy him three of the luxury watches he has been wearing during his matches. The Spanish ace

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Vietnamese fintechs and the $35 billion dream

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Vietnamnet - Vietnam is an attractive fintech market with estimated value of $35 billion. However, it has lagged behind in the last 10 years....

Vietnam firms open the first five-star hotel in Laos

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Vietnamnet - Vietnamese developer BIM Group and InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel operators, on Thursday opened their five-star property Crowne Plaza Vientiene in Laos’ capital city....

The carpentry craft of Kim Bong Village

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EN VietNamNet - The picture that comes to mind when thinking of Hoi An is of magical multi-coloured lanterns lighting up the meandering Hoai River, the town’s signature yellow-painted old houses or the little charming cafés...

How can the ‘pavement economy’ contribute to the national economy?

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Vietnamnet - The expansion of the ‘clearing pavement campaign’ in Hanoi and HCMC means fewer vending stalls in the cities....

Attack on Afghan base a reminder: Taliban pose the greater threat

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Yahoo News Disguised perfectly as Afghan soldiers, the 10 attackers launched the Taliban’s spring offensive in spectacular fashion, rolling undetected into one of the most secure army bases in northern Afghanistan, and killing some 170 recruits as...

What's left out of Trump tax plan? The 'D' word

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Yahoo News Mr. Trump’s election campaign included both pitches for tax cuts and pledges to tame federal debt. It’s not yet a detailed plan, but Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin set goals and principles Wednesday that include slashing corporate tax...

Vietnamese consumers the most socially-conscious in Asia-Pacific

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Vietnamnet - Vietnamese consumers are the most socially-conscious in Asia-Pacific according to the Corporate Sustainability Report from Nielsen released on April 26....

The many tastes of M&A: Game of the giants

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Vietnamnet - In recent years, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deals increased tremendously both in number and value. While many enterprises have made great progress after M&A, some unfortunate transactions have left a bitter aftertaste for both...

The changing face of the aviation market

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Vietnamnet - Vietnam Airlines is no longer the solo player in the country's aviation market. More airlines, including newcomer Vietjet Air, have created a highly competitive market....

Dwight Howard is revitalized, and the Wizards suddenly have a points-in-the ...

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Atlanta Hawks Dwight Howard is revitalized, and the Wizards suddenly have a points-in-the ... After Dwight Howard got off just 11 shots and scored 13 points in two quiet games to open the Wizards' first-round Eastern Conference series against the...

Hezbollah's defiant signal to Israel, Lebanon, and the UN

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Yahoo News The stated objective of the Hezbollah-coordinated press tour of southern Lebanon was to see new Israeli defensive installations on the border – indications, according to the powerful Shiite Lebanese militia, of Israeli fears of...

Edible insects give Mexicans a taste of history – and maybe the future

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Yahoo News There are crispy brown grasshoppers cooked into that bread. Eating bugs “is confused with being something exotic,” not just by foreigners, but by many city-dwelling Mexicans as well, says Isaac Sandoval, co-owner of the Época de Oro...

Conquering the ‘dinosaur spine’ in VN northeastern region

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EN VietNamNet - The road leading to Bordermarker 1305 in Binh Lieu district, Quang Ninh province is considered the ‘dinosaur spine’ in the northeastern region....

Smelly but delicious: the dishes of Ninh Binh

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EN VietNamNet - Mam tep, shrimp paste, and nem chua, fermented pork, may sound quite intimidating dishes, but don’t let the pungent smell prevent you from trying these interesting specialties of Ninh Binh Province....

Now on the threshold of the French presidency, who is Marine 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...

The 'Thor: Ragnarok' Director Loves 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2'

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The 'Thor: Ragnarok' Director Loves 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' “Set to the backdrop of 'Awesome Mixtape #2,' Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 continues the team's adventures as they traverse the outer reaches of the cosmos. The...

The most famous pagodas in Vung Tau

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EN VietNamNet - A popular weekend escape from Saigon, Vung Tau rocks at weekends when beach-starved locals and expats descend in numbers, but it is relatively quiet during the week....

Juicero, the $399 internet-connected juicer, explained

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Juicero, the $399 internet-connected juicer, explained The internet has had a field day this week making fun of an internet-connected juicer called the Juicero. It was supposed to provide farm-fresh ingredients and save people the hassle of having...

Is the tumult of France's presidential race a sign of longing for lost grandeur?

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Yahoo News If there has been one constant in France's 2017 presidential campaign, it has been the repeated rise of the outsider who comes out of nowhere to scramble political assumptions and electoral math. The latest example is Jean-Luc Mélenchon....

The highest waterfall in Vietnam’s Central Highlands

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EN VietNamNet - Dasar waterfall, on the road between Da Lat and Nha Trang, is the ideal destination for those who want to be challenged by adventure and immersed in grandiose nature....

Southern goodness, till the last bite, the last drop

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EN VietNamNet - VietNamNet Bridge – We were in the mood for good southern food last week when we stumbled on to Mon Ngon Sai Thanh (Saigon Cuisine), a newly-opened restaurant in Ha Noi....

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Yahoo News Papa Bear is gone from the airwaves. “Papa Bear” is Bill O’Reilly, of course – the 8:00 p.m. star who helped make Fox News the right-leaning network of choice. Comedian Stephen Colbert gave Mr. O’Reilly the nickname while shaping his...

The latest sanctuary city? Mexico City.

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Yahoo News On a recent Tuesday morning, scores of passengers disembarked from an unmarked plane and entered a back corner of Mexico City’s international airport through frosted glass doors. Since January, airplanes carrying between 130 and 135...

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Nhan dan - NDO – April 20 has been chosen as the official ‘Vietnamese Brands’ Day’ in accordance with the Prime Minister's decision ratified in 2008 to recognise contributions as well as encourage Vietnamese enterprises to continue to gain more...

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