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Image : Asian shares mostly lower amid Brexit worries, Takata falls

Asian shares mostly lower amid Brexit worries, Takata falls

person Orange Themes access_time Jan 16,2017

Yahoo News TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly lower Monday morning amid worries about Britain's exit from the European Union, and Takata stock dropped in Tokyo after the air bag maker agreed to a guilty plea in the U.S. over massive recalls.

Image : China's Sinochem boss dismisses 'crazy' Trump polices

China's Sinochem boss dismisses 'crazy' Trump polices

person Orange Themes access_time Nov 19,2016

Global business leaders meeting in Lima think proposals by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump to build a wall along the Mexican border and hike tariffs on Chinese imports are unlikely to happen, said the head of China's state-run Sinochem on Friday.

Image : Fake US election news outshone real on Facebook: report

Fake US election news outshone real on Facebook: report

person Orange Themes access_time Nov 17,2016

Fake election news got more attention than did real stories on Facebook during the final months of the US presidential campaign, according to an analysis by BuzzFeed News. The tech news outlet found that the 20 top-performing bogus stories from hoax

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Experts suggest ways to develop rural workers’ vocational skills

An official from the EU Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has suggested several policies on health care and education to develop vocational skills for rural workers in Vietnam at a recent workshop in Hanoi. The workshop was to introduce the outcomes of the Youth Inclusion project conducted by the Vietnam’s Ministry of Home Affairs and the OECD. Special Assistant to the Chief Operating Officer at the OECD Development Centre Ji-Yeun Rim said that it is necessary to… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Da Nang plans to establish tourism police

The central city plans to establish a tourism police force as a pilot project to boost security for tourists and the tourism environment in the 2016-20 period. Tourists visit Ba Na Hills Mountain Resort in Da Nang City. The city’s administration said in a statement yesterday the plan was proposed at a meeting with the party Central Economic Committee on Thursday. It said the tourism police would deal with tourism-related problems – harassment, traffic, emergencies, support and security… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Why some senators aren't worried about 'going nuclear' over Gorsuch

Short of a bipartisan deal, it looks like the Senate will go “nuclear” and confirm Neil Gorsuch to the US Supreme Court this week – blowing up a Senate rule that protects the minority party's input on such high-stakes decisionsThe rule change would allow all future Supreme Court nominees to be confirmed with just a majority vote. To some, this portends a nuclear winter for governing: further empowerment of the presidency, politicization of the High Court, a Senate that’s losing its “cooling… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Vietnam braces for Typhoon Sarika as flood toll rises to 31

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam is bracing for Typhoon Sakira as the death toll from flooding in central part of the country triggered by heavy rains rose to 31.The typhoon with sustained winds of 165 kph (103 mph) and gusts of up to 200 kph (124 mph) is moving toward northern Vietnam at 15 kilometers per hour (9 miles per hour), the national weather forecast center said Tuesday.The government has urged ships and vessels to stay away from the typhoon path in the South China Sea and take shelter.… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

EU chief predicts dire future if EU-Canada trade deal fails

BRUSSELS (AP) — Fearing continued rejection by a small Belgian region, the president of the European Union warned Thursday that if a free trade deal with Canada fails it could mean the end of such agreements with any other country.EU President Donald Tusk and the leaders of the 28 EU member countries are pushing hard to persuade Belgium's francophone Wallonia region to back the so-called CETA deal, which needs unanimity among all EU members.Belgium, in turn, can only back the deal if it has… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

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