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Image : Kerry meets Russia's Lavrov, says Syria diplomacy still alive

Kerry meets Russia's Lavrov, says Syria diplomacy still alive

person Orange Themes access_time Dec 02,2016

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urged continued efforts to secure peace in Syria on Friday, on a trip to Rome where he met Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Pope Francis. Seated at a table with Lavrov on the sidelines of a forum attended

Image : The Latest: Lawyers say deal will let Trump focus on nation

The Latest: Lawyers say deal will let Trump focus on nation

person Orange Themes access_time Nov 18,2016

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on litigation over Trump University (all times local):

Image : Logistics firms told to cut costs

Logistics firms told to cut costs

person Orange Themes access_time Mar 27,2017

Vietnamnet - VietNamNet Bridge – Cutting transportation costs will be vital to enhancing the competitiveness of the logistics industry,

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Bike-packing in Vietnam: why not?

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Tariffs are cut, import prices fall, but cars are still pricey

Despite tariff cuts and low import prices, Vietnamese still have to pay high prices to buy cars because of high taxes and fees. According to GDC, in January 2017 alone, Vietnam imported 1,000 cars from India, worth $3.7 million in total. The average import price was $3,700 only, or VND85 million, the price level described as ‘surprisingly low’ and ‘dirt cheap’. The imports from India are mostly Hyundai i10 and i20. However, Vietnamese cannot buy imports at VND85 million. The amount of… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Obama urges China to stop flexing muscles over South China Sea

U.S. President Barack Obama. Photo by Reuters/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo China needs to be a more responsible power as it gains global influence and avoid flexing its muscles in disputes with smaller countries over issues like the South China Sea (Vietnam's East Sea), U.S. President Barack Obama told CNN in an interview to be aired on Sunday. Obama, who meets with President Xi Jinping at a G20 summit next week in China, told CNN the United States supports the peaceful rise of China but that… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

How Mueller appointment may calm a roiled Washington

The appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel overseeing the agency’s Russia investigation adds a measure of integrity and calm during a time of tumult in Washington.It cools the nascent – and premature – talk of impeachment that had started to build following President Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey, and reports that Mr. Trump had asked Mr. Comey to drop an investigation into the president’s former national security adviser, Michael Flynn.Mr. Mueller,… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Qatar Airways touches down in Windhoek, Namibia

The capital of Namibia, Windhoek, has welcomed the first Qatar Airways flight to arrive at its international airport from Doha, Qatar. Windhoek is the first city in Namibia to be served by Qatar Airways, which will fly to and from the destination four times a week with a Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The new route will connect passengers flying from Namibia to more than 150 global destinations via Qatar Airways’ state-of-the-art hub and home Hamad International Airport in Doha. Windhoek will be the… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Donald Trump's Fragile Hold on America

Count Steve Bannon, Donald Trump’s White House consigliere-in-waiting, as the latest political operative who has extrapolated a single, narrow presidential victory into a blueprint for a generation of electoral dominance. “The globalists gutted the American working class and created a middle class in Asia,” Bannon recently told The Hollywood Reporter’s Michael Wolff. “The issue now is about Americans looking to not get [messed] over. If we deliver, we’ll get 60 percent of the white vote, and 40… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

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