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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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How Saigon's iconic Nguyen Hue Street has transformed over 150 years

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En Vnexpress - From a canal to a boulevard, and now a pedestrian zone in the heart of the city....

AI may beat humans at everything in 45 years, experts predict

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Yahoo News When will AI surpass human capabilities? A new survey, conducted by the University of Oxford and Yale University, draws on the expertise of 352 leading AI researchers to make an educated guess....

Ex-cop in Vietnam sentenced to 20 years for drug dealing

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The man was once responsible for fighting drug crimes in the central province of Nghe An....

Mass Grave from Thirty Years' War Battle Reveals Soldiers' Fatal Wounds

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Yahoo News In November of 1632, the townspeople of Lützen, Germany, were stuck with a grim task: They had to bury some 9,000 soldiers who were left dead on a battlefield after a bloody fight during the Thirty Years' War. A few years ago,...

Cape Town cuts back to survive worst drought in 100 years

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Yahoo News As Cape Town suffers its worst drought in a century, residents have been told to restrict showers to two minutes and flush toilets only when "absolutely necessary". The city -- South Africa's biggest tourist hotspot -- and the...

Six dog thieves sentenced to 3-7 years in prison in southern Vietnam

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Stun-gunned, stuffed in plastics bags and then sent to the butchers for a gruesome end....

New potentially habitable 'super-Earth' orbiting star 21 light years away has just been spotted

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Yahoo News Astronomers have found a new "super-Earth" circling an M-dwarf star, and it could be habitable. The dwarf star, designated as GJ 625, is around 21 light years away from our solar system and is around 1/3rd the size and mass of the Sun. ...

Tolling of 13 BOT road projects shortened by over 92 years

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Vietnamnet - The Ministry of Transport has shortened the tolling duration of 13 build-operate-transfer (BOT) road projects by a combined 92 years and three months....

Overview: 25 years of Korean investment

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Vietnamnet - Park Chulho, director general of Kotra Hanoi, discussed with VIR the highlights of South Korean investment and future trends....

Hai Phong’s Dinh Vu IZ celebrates 20 years of establishment

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Nhan dan - NDO – The Dinh Vu Industrial Zone (DVIZ) in Hai Phong city is Belgium’s largest and possibly most long-term investment category in Vietnam, thus striking a positive chord with both the sides....

Increase in industrial production in the first quarter of 2017 is lowest in five years

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Vietnamnet - In the first quarter of 2017 industrial production including construction grew by 4.1 per cent, considerably lower than the rate previous years....

Founder of Sacombank to return after five years

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Vietnamnet - In recent days, potential candidates have been lining up to participate in restructuring Sacombank, one of the largest joint stock commercial banks in Vietnam, drawing avid attention from the public....

Q1's CPI highest in recent 3 years

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Vietnamnet - Q1's CPI highest in recent 3 years...

CPI in first quarter of 2017 highest in three years

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Nhan dan - NDO – The consumer price index (CPI) in the first quarter of 2017 rose by 4.96% year on year, higher than the respective figures of the previous three years (4.83% in 2014, 0.74% in 2015 and 1.25% in 2016), according to the General...

Rice farmers’ income drops by seven times in last 10 years

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Vietnamnet - Vietnam, the second largest rice exporter in the world, is facing big challenges. The income of farmers has dropped by seven times in the last 10 years, while exports face barriers set by import countries....

Nine years after disaster, Fukushima to host 2020 Olympic baseball games

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Yahoo News Fukushima, the prefecture that was hit by a tsunami-triggered nuclear disaster in March 2011, has been approved to host baseball and softball matches in the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics Games, organizers said on Friday. “By hosting Olympic...

Through 32 years in prison, Andrew Wilson never lost hope

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Yahoo News Wearing a broad smile and a Maroon Loyola Law School T-shirt, Andrew Leander Wilson emerged a free man for the first time in 32 years on Thursday, after serving time for a murder he says he never committed. Clasping the hands of his...

Vietnamese global leaders 10-15 years away

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Vietnamnet - A recent study reveals the interesting nuances of Asian leadership on the back of in-depth conversations with 165 C-level executives across nine countries in Asia....

British security services say they thwarted 13 terror attacks in four years

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Yahoo News Speaking in Manchester on Monday, Mark Rowley, assistant commissioner for London’s Metropolitan Police, announced a new initiative to boost public contributions to police investigations. Action Counters Terrorism plans to use podcasts...

Five years after Trayvon Martin’s death: What’s changed?

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Yahoo News Trayvon Martin would have been 22 years old this month, had he not been shot and killed by the head of the local neighborhood watch in Sanford, Fla., on Feb. 26, 2012. The movement that began with a gut reaction to the tragic shooting,...

Vietnam's footwear export nears $60 billion in 6 years

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Vietnamnet - Vietnam's footwear export nears $60 billion in 6 years...

10 years of ups and downs for Vietnam’s shrimp industry

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Vietnamnet - Vietnam’s shrimp has experienced many highs and lows in the last 10 years, but it may see more stable growth in the future. Recently, PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc decided that Vietnam would aim to become a major shrimp production base fir the...

Debt-laden Hoang Anh Gia Lai reports first net loss in 10 years

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Vietnamnet - The financial problems of Doan Nguyen Duc, president of Hoang Anh Gia Lai Group and one of Vietnam’s most influential businessmen, are widely known. However, it was only until 2016 that his company’s income turned negative....

German minister says NATO allies to invest more 'in coming years'

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Yahoo News German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen said on Wednesday she could understand the U.S. call for NATO partners to step up funding for the transatlantic alliance and European allies would meet their obligations "in the coming years"....

Famed church in Israel reopens 2 years after arson attack

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Yahoo News JERUSALEM (AP) — One of the most famous Catholic churches in the Holy Land has reopened with a special mass two years after an arson attack blamed on Jewish extremists....

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