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Image : U.S. sets steep duties on imports of Chinese cold-rolled steel

U.S. sets steep duties on imports of Chinese cold-rolled steel

person Orange Themes access_time May 18,2016


The United States slapped Chinese steelmakers with final import duties of 522 percent on cold-rolled flat steel on Tuesday after finding that their products were being sold in the U.S. market below cost and with unfair subsidies.

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Puerto Rico pledges $65M to improve public housing access

person Orange Themes access_time Oct 22,2016

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico has agreed to invest $65 million to make thousands of public housing units more accessible for disabled residents across the U.S. territory.

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AP-GfK Poll: Clinton appears on cusp of commanding victory

person Orange Themes access_time Oct 27,2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton appears on the cusp of a potentially commanding victory over Donald Trump, fueled by solid Democratic turnout in early voting, massive operational advantages and increasing enthusiasm among her supporters.

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2014: Foreign tourists spent US$8.39 billion in Vietnam

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Last year, Vietnam received 7.78 million foreign tourists who spent around US$8.39 billion in the country, according to a survey conducted by the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT).

 

Foreign visitors to Vietnam spent most of their money on accommodation and meals. Shopping and entertainment accounted for only a small amount. For instance, 33.14% of their spending went to accommodation, 23.74% to food, 18.34% to shopping, 4.08% to guide and entrance fees, 3.56% to entertainment and 3.79% to others.

 

The number of foreign tourists revisiting Vietnam made up 32.98%, of which 18.1% for the second time and 5.77% for the third time.

With Castro's death, US loses last Cold War enemy

Washington (AFP) - With the death of Fidel Castro, the United States has lost its last great Cold War enemy, a leader who long ago passed the baton to his brother and sat on the sidelines during his country's historic rapprochement with its old foe.The loss of the firebrand who flouted America's superpower status under 11 US presidents comes as Washington is poised to undergo a major transition from the administration of Barack Obama to that of the brash Republican billionaire Donald… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

What went wrong in this year's presidential polls?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's victory came as a surprise to many Americans, the nation's pollsters most of all.Heading into Election Day, most national surveys overstated what will likely be a narrow popular vote advantage for Hillary Clinton and led many to believe she was a shoo-in to win the Electoral College."The polls clearly got it wrong this time," the American Association for Public Opinion Research said Wednesday in a statement. The association traditionally assesses the state of… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Japanese firms eye opportunities in southern Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge – A delegation of some 20 Japanese enterprises led by Tatsuhiro Shindo, executive vice president of the Japan External Trade Organization (Jetro), had a meeting with the HCMC government on January 18 to sound out investment opportunities. HCMC vice chairman Le Thanh Liem (L) and executive vice president of the Japan External Trade Organization Tatsuhiro Shindo exchange their business cards before – Photo: Hung Le/SGT These firms are active in such sectors as industrial… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Montenegrins asked to choose between Russia, West in Sunday vote

By Aleksandar VasovicPODGORICA (Reuters) - Montenegro's ruling party faces its toughest test in 27 years in power on Sunday, when it hopes its election promise to bring the country into NATO and closer to the European Union will outweigh opposition allegations of cronyism and corruption.The Western alliance invited the tiny Balkan country of 620,000 to join last year, partly out of concern at Russian influence in Montenegro, which has strong cultural and commercial links to its traditional… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Ambassadors visit Vietnam's majestic cave Son Doong to promote tourism

A file photo of explorers inside Son Doong Cave in the central province of Quang Binh A group of ambassadors from several countries began their expedition to Son Doong, believed to be the world's largest cave, on Thursday aiming to promote tourism in central Vietnam. The ambassadors of Argentina, Australia, Canada, the Czech Republic, Italy, Sweden and the UK are joining the special trip in Quang Binh Province, which will last until May 17. US Assistant Secretary of State Tom Malinowski,… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

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