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Image : Moody's warns of UK downgrade if Brexit deal weakens growth

Moody's warns of UK downgrade if Brexit deal weakens growth

person Orange Themes access_time Nov 02,2016

LONDON (AP) — Britain was warned Wednesday that it will have its credit rating cut if the country fails to get a good-enough deal on access to the European single market during its upcoming negotiations to leave the European Union.

Image : Japan in talks to deliver two coast guard ships to Philippines

Japan in talks to deliver two coast guard ships to Philippines

person Orange Themes access_time Aug 14,2016


The ships could be transferred to Manila to help patrol the disputed South China Sea, known in Vietnam as the East Sea.

Image : Comey faces complicated path under Trump administration

Comey faces complicated path under Trump administration

person Orange Themes access_time Nov 10,2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director James Comey faces a complicated path under a Donald Trump administration. Does he try to serve out the remaining seven years of his term under a president who has publicly questioned the FBI's integrity? Or does he

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Da Nang to issue dos and don'ts for Chinese tourists

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Authorities in Da Nang City said they will issue leaflets of dos and don’ts in Chinese and distribute to tourists free of charge. Tran Chi Cuong, deputy director of Da Nang Tourism Department, told news website Zing that his agency started issuing leaflets in Vietnamese and English last year. Now it is printing 5,000 more copies, including those in Chinese, he said. The department is also making awareness videos to promote good manners. Recently some Chinese tour guides sparked public criticisms in Vietnam after they were found working without licenses and distorting historical facts. Some Chinese tourists were also criticized for their behavior in public. Da Nang’s Party chief Nguyen Xuan Anh at a meeting in the city on July 12 ordered local authorities to strictly punish individuals violating Vietnamese laws, but not to discriminate against Chinese tourists. Read on the original site
Germany launches 150mn euro aid package for returning migrants

Berlin (AFP) - Germany has pledged to spend 150 million euros ($189 million) helping migrants return home, the minister of development said in an interview published Friday.The aid fund will benefit both failed asylum seekers and migrants who choose to return to their home countries."For the next three years, we will put aside 50 million euros a year for this return programme," minister Gerd Mueller told Augsburger Allgemeine daily.The funds will be made available to Iraqis, Afghans and… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Gorgeous landscapes in Central Highlands

Here are some great images taken by amateur photographer Manh Hung of the quiet foggy rivers, peaceful rice fields, and other landscapes of the Central Highlands region. Mr Hung says if you’re looking for a visually relaxing utopia with traditional down home cooking, there’s a little bit of something for everyone – such as this lush green rice field. View of Tam Chau tea hill View of Tam Chau tea hill Suoi Vang lake near Da Lat Early morning sun rays breaking through pines … chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Social housing misused: audit

Viet Nam must promote social housing development to meet demand, experts said. — Photo dantri.com HA NOI (Biz Hub) – The state audit of Viet Nam has revealed the misuse of many social housing apartments in major cities. The audit of the social housing programme in HCM City and Da Nang City showed that 16.7 per cent of the audited social housing apartments in the southern city were being used for unauthorised purposes or by illegal beneficiaries. In the central city, 35.5 per cent of the social… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Trump and Clinton revive campaign feud with Twitter jabs

In a scene reminiscent of their bitter election contest, now-President Trump and Hillary Clinton exchanged words on Twitter late Wednesday, with the president reviving his derogatory nickname for the former Democratic nominee who earlier in the day cited Russian interference and sexism as factors in her loss.“Crooked Hillary Clinton now blames everybody but herself, refuses to say she was a terrible candidate,” the president tweeted. “Hits Facebook & even Dems & DNC.” Crooked Hillary Clinton… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

VN E-commerce well placed to meet growth targets

E-commerce is no longer an option that Vietnamese enterprises can ignore. Last year, e-commerce revenues increased to $5 billion, accounting for about three per cent of the total retail trade and services revenue.  It has become an indispensable extension for businesses as a rapidly growing country with growing Internet connectivity deepens its global integration process. The development of multi-channel businesses that combines physical stores with an online presence has become an… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

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