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ADB to continue lending US$1 billion a year to Vietnam

person Orange Themes access_time Oct 11,2016

NDO—The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has announced that it will maintain lending at around US$1 billion each year for Vietnam during the 2016-2020 period.

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Laporte elected new French rugby federation president

person Orange Themes access_time Dec 03,2016

PARIS (AP) — Former France coach Bernard Laporte has been elected as the new French rugby federation president.

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Gambia's longtime ruler refuses to bow out, demands fresh polls

person Orange Themes access_time Dec 10,2016

Gambia's longtime leader Yahya Jammeh announced late Friday he would no longer accept defeat in recent elections, plunging the West African country into turmoil with a demand for fresh polls. Investigations into the December 1 vote have revealed a

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Austrian Airlines starts services to Havana, Cuba

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Austrian Airlines starts services to Havana, Cuba

Austrian Airlines has started serving Havana, Cuba, once a week on Tuesdays, with a Boeing 767 aircraft.

“We have continuously expanded our offering to long-haul tourist destinations since 2013, with flights now being operated to Colombo and Mauritius.

“We will also serve Havana, and thus a Caribbean destination for the first time in six years,” explained Andreas Otto, chief commercial officer of Austrian Airlines.

The last time Austria’s national carrier offered flight service to the Caribbean was in 2010, when it flew to Punta Cana.

Austrian Airlines now offers flights to four long-haul tourist destinations in its winter 2016/17 flight schedule - Mauritius, Maldives, Colombo and Havana.

The duration of the journey from Vienna to Havana is about 12 hours ten minutes.

Austrian Airlines is Austria’s largest carrier and operates a global route network of approximately 130 destinations, being particularly dense in Central and Eastern Europe with 37 destinations.

Premier League: Borini, Defoe and Watmore secure huge survival boost

Fabio Borini, Jermain Defore and Duncan Watmore scored the goals as Sunderland won 3-0 away to Norwich City. . View photo Fabio Borini, Jermain Defore and Duncan Watmore scored the goals as Sunderland won 3-0 away to Norwich City. Sunderland struck a significant blow in the Premier League survival race with a 3-0 victory over fellow strugglers Norwich City on Saturday.Sam Allardyce admitted before the game that his side could not afford any further mistakes in their bid to fight off… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Peru judge orders arrest of ex-president in corruption case

LIMA, Peru (AP) — A Peruvian judge on Thursday ordered the arrest of former President Alejandro Toledo on suspicion of taking bribes from a Brazilian construction company at the heart of a region-wide corruption scandal.Judge Richard Concepcion accepted prosecutors' request Toledo be jailed for up to 18 months as they investigate allegations he received $20 million in bribes from Odebrecht in exchange for permission to build a highway connecting Brazil with the Peruvian coast.Toledo, who was… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

‘We don’t back down’: Clinton barnstorms across Florida after FBI announcement

WILTON MANORS, Fla. — In the 48 hours since FBI Director James Comey upended what looked like a potentially smooth ride to the White House for Hillary Clinton, the Democratic nominee has barnstormed through South Florida, asking her supporters to block out the “noise” in the final days of the election.Clinton appeared at least seven times in her hectic swing through the state in venues as varied as Jennifer Lopez concert in Miami and a Baptist church service in Fort Lauderdale. She was hoarse… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Vietnam, Netherlands reach MoU on civil aviation cooperation

Representatives from the Vietnam Civil Aviation Administration and the Netherlands signed the MoU in Hanoi on October 24, in the presence of Deputy Minister of Transport Nguyen Nhat, Deputy Minister for Foreign Trade of the Netherlands Marten van den Berg and Ambassador of the Netherlands in Vietnam Nienke Trooster, At the ceremony, the two sides exchanged views on issues of mutual concern about the potential for development cooperation, such as maritime transport, port management, shipbuilding… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Mekong Delta tra fish moguls go bust

Many fish processing companies in the Mekong Delta region have gone bankrupt, owing banks and farmers billions of VND. Thuan An Company in An Giang Province In 2014, Thuan An Trading and Service Company started a Tra fish supply chain with the farmers and Agribank in An Giang Province. Farmers received fish feed from the bank instead of money and sold the fish to the Thuan An Company. However, since last October, the chairman and the general director of Thuan An Company disappeared after… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

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