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U.S. says situation in Gambia 'dangerous,' U.N. council briefed

person Orange Themes access_time Dec 12,2016

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council on Monday discussed ruling Gambian President Yahya Jammeh's refusal to step down, with U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power later describing the situation in the West

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Saudi-led coalition says Yemen truce will not be renewed: TV

person Orange Themes access_time Nov 21,2016

A two-day ceasefire after nearly two years of war in Yemen expired at midday (0900 GMT) on Monday and would not be renewed, a spokesman for a Saudi-led military coalition told al-Arabiya TV, with each side blaming the other for violations. The

Image : Confectionery giant KIDO sells remaining 20 pct in snack unit to US’s Mondelez

Confectionery giant KIDO sells remaining 20 pct in snack unit to US’s Mondelez

person Orange Themes access_time Aug 26,2016

The maker of Oreo cookies and Ritz crackers now fully owns the snack unit after buying 80 percent in 2014

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For Nick Saban and Alabama, it all starts with the defense

TAMPA, Florida (AP) — Nick Saban goes through an exhausting checklist when discussing what it takes to have the nation's best defense.The Alabama coach starts with some of the basics: being physical, playing with toughness, good tackling. He moves on to having a secondary that knows how to attack the ball. Then, his voice rising and really getting on a roll, he rips off stopping the run, avoiding big plays, limiting third-down conversions and playing well in the red zone. Finally, he talks… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Indonesian toilet cafe serves up stomach-churning food

Customers enjoy a meal at the 'Jamban Cafe' in the city of Semarang on Indonesia's Java island, a small eatery where a handful of diners sit on upright toilets around a table where food is served in two squat toilets A toilet-themed cafe where customers dine on meatballs floating in soup-filled latrines may not be everyone's idea of haute cuisine, but Indonesians are flocking to become privy to the latest lavatorial trend. Guests at the "Jamban Cafe" sit on upright toilets around a table where… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Vietnamese auto manufacturers swim against the stream

Thanh Cong and Truong Hai are determined to export cars, despite a cut in import tariffs on cars scheduled to take effect in 2018.  Under bilateral and multilateral free trade agreements, the tariffs on car imports to Vietnam will be decreasing. Under ATIGA, for example, from 2018, the tariff on CBU imports from SE Asia will be cut to zero percent from 30 percent. The slashing of the import tariff on cars has put pressure on Vietnam’s automobile industry.  Under bilateral and multilateral… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

With asylum grant, did the US just reward hate speech?

When Singapore’s first prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew, passed away in 2015, 16-year-old Amos Yee made an obscenity-filled YouTube video denouncing the late leader as a “tyrant.” That and other postings earned him a four-week jail sentence for “wounding religious feelings and obscenity.” Not long after, he earned another six-week sentence for derogatory comments on Islam and Christianity.On Friday, US Immigration Judge Samuel B. Cole granted asylum to Mr. Yee, now 18, who flew to Chicago in… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

BUSINESS IN BRIEF 11/4

ACB to increase charter capital to over 11 trillion VNDThe Asia Commercial Bank (ACB) plans to raise its charter capital to more than 11.25 trillion VND (495 million USD, it said at the annual shareholders meeting in HCM City on April 10.The bank projects to raise its yearly pre-tax profit by 32 percent to 2.2 trillion VND for 2017, and targets a 16-percent rise in the total assets, credit growth and capital mobilisation and a bad debt ratio of below 2 per cent. In the first quarter of 2017, it… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

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