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How this Grammy-winning artist made it big while giving his work away for free

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How this Grammy-winning artist made it big while giving his work away for free The success of Chance the Rapper and "Coloring Book" introduces a new age for music. Without working with a label, and while giving his music away for free, Chance has

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Dog rescued three days after horrific boating crash in California

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Dog rescued three days after horrific boating crash in California A dog that was assumed drowned during a fatal boating accident on April 3rd was found by two California firefighters on a rocky beach Thursday. Brian Phidat Ho, a 47-year-old San Jose

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Donald Trump's surprising meeting with nemesis Mitt Romney

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Donald Trump's surprising meeting with nemesis Mitt Romney That's what former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney said about Mr Trump back in March, in an extraordinary tirade against his own party's leading contender for the White House. Mr

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Vietnam sees record foreign arrivals in July

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Vietnam sees record foreign arrivals in July
Foreign tourists in Hoi An ancient town in central Vietnam. Photo: Hua Xuyen Huynh

Vietnam recorded the year’s highest monthly foreign arrival numbers in July after they jumped 21 percent from the previous month and 41 percent from a year ago to more than 846,300. Nearly a third of the arrivals came from China, which continued to be the biggest market after growing almost twice since July last year, according to figures from the General Statistics Office. The second biggest market, South Korea, saw a 60 percent increase year-on-year while the third, Japan, grew at a modest 14 percent. Japanese and South Korean visitors can visit Vietnam for up to 15 days without a visa. Other markets that benefit from the same policy – Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Russia, Spain, Sweden, and the UK – saw increases of up to 33 percent. All other markets except Finland recorded increases. The number of visitors from New Zealand rose 63 percent from a year ago and nearly 45 percent from June, when Air New Zealand launched non-stop service between Ho Chi Minh City and Auckland. So far this year the number of arrivals has increased by 24 percent to more than 5.55 million. Tourism revenues in the first seven months were nearly VND235 trillion (US$10.5 billion), a 23 percent rise. Read on the original site
Central Highlands emerges as investment destination

The Central Highlands region has become an increasingly attractive destination for investment which has fueled economic growth and improved people’s livelihoods, said the Steering Committee for the Central Highlands. ​A pepper farm in Dak Lak province Between 2011 and 2015, total investment in the Central Highlands provinces (Kon Tum, Gia Lai, Dak Lak, Dak Nong, Lam Dong) surpassed 265.7 trillion VND (over 11.6 billion USD), double the figure in 2006-2010.The figure grew about 11.3 percent per… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Morris' goal leads US over Jamaica 1-0, giving Arena win

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Jordan Morris ended the U.S. scoring drought, gave Bruce Arena his first national team win in more than a decade and put himself in a position to make the roster for games that count.Morris scored in the 59th minute, and the United States beat Jamaica 1-0 in an exhibition Friday night to give Arena the first win of his second stint as national team coach."Jordan Morris has made a statement," said Arena, who earned his first victory as the U.S. coach since an exhibition… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Canada adds 10,700 jobs, unemployment drops to 6.8 pct

Ottawa (AFP) - Canada's unemployment rate fell 0.2 percentage points to 6.8 percent in November, as the economy added a modest 10,700 new jobs, Statistics Canada said Friday.The lower unemployment rate came despite a slowdown in job creation and as there was an overall decline in the labor force. In October, 44,000 new jobs were added to the economy, and 27,600 more Canadians were looking for work than last month.The November figures exceeded expectations by economists, who had forecast… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

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The hidden owners of ‘Chinatown’ in Da Nang

The so-called ‘Chinatown’ located next to Nuoc Man Airport has multi-story hotels and restaurants using Vietnamese names, but in fact, they are owned by Chinese businesspeople. The area, near the seaside on Vo Nguyen Giap Road, is called ‘China town’, because there is a row of Chinese owned hotels and restaurants, with the exception of a hotel.  A report of the Ngu Hanh Son district authorities shows that the land has been divided into 246 plots, including 77 plots in advantageous positions… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

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