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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

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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.

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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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Exquisite Mid-Autumn Festival flavors at Park Hyatt Saigon

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The Park Hyatt Saigon mooncake collection consists of four cakes in four different shapes, with two traditional and two contemporary flavors.

White Lotus One Yolk is made with 100% lotus seeds and a single egg yolk, and features aromatic pure peanut oil for a refreshing fragrance and a delicate taste. Traditional mooncake lovers may also enjoy the savory taste of the classic Mixed Nut cake, with its wholesome mixed nuts, melon seeds, grains and chicken floss.

Exquisite Mid-Autumn Festival flavors at Park Hyatt Saigon

The two contemporary mooncakes are the Crimson Opera and the Green Tea Apricot. The Crimson Opera cake offers a burst of beetroot complemented by a heart of cheese and creamy white chocolate, while the Green Tea Apricot cake is made from luscious apricots and smooth green tea, making the lotus taste even more refreshing.

Park Hyatt™ Saigon also offers three different elegant and luxurious mooncake boxes. In addition to the classic box of four mooncakes, a second box offers an assortment of cookies and a bag of traditional green tea. The third box contains mooncakes, assorted cookies, a bag of green tea and a bottle of Muscat Beaumes De Venise dessert wine imported from France.

 

Seafood exports set to pass $7b threshold this year

The country's seafood exports are expected to reach US$7 billion this year, a year-on-year increase of 5.5 per cent, according to the Viet Nam Association of Seafood Producers and Exporters (Vasep). Workers process fishery products at the Ngo Quyen Export Seafood Processing JSC, in Kien Giang Province Truong Dinh Hoe, Vasep's general secretary, said: "Seafood export revenues this year will surely reach $7 billion or may be a little more than that."In the early months of the year the seafood… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Tribal militia torturing detainees in Mosul offensive: Amnesty

London (AFP) - Men and boys from Iraqi villages recaptured from the Islamic State group in the operation to retake Mosul have been unlawfully detained, tortured and ill-treated by tribal militia, Amnesty International said Thursday.The Hashed al-Ashaeri (Tribal Mobilisation), made up of Sunni tribal militiamen, have been carrying out revenge attacks in villages south-east of Mosul against those residents suspected of having ties to IS, the London-based rights group said.Some were beaten with… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

N. Korea mourns Castro: A distant 'comrade'

Pyongyang (AFP) - North Korea began three days of official mourning on Monday for late Cuban leader Fidel Castro, remembering him as a "close friend" and heroic ally in a joint struggle against US aggression.Flags flew at half-mast at official buildings across the country as a mark of respect for the revolutionary icon, despite a relationship that was often warmer in rhetoric than reality.In the Pyongyang subway, commuters in one station crowded around a glass case containing a Castro obituary… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Small town mayor offers different window on Texas transgender debate

Small town mayor Jess Herbst wasn’t sure whether to expect pitchforks and torches when the next council meeting rolled around.The packed meeting – 15 to 20 people – was the first since news of her transition from Jeff to Jess Herbst, pitching a reluctant New Hope, Texas, front and center in the zeitgeist surrounding the transgender rights movement.A little over a month ago, Ms. Herbst shocked the town of about 700 when she revealed in a note to the town that she was transitioning from male to… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Trump's choice for education secretary is choice advocate

Within minutes of being named Donald Trump's choice for education secretary, Betsy DeVos pledged to oversee a "transformational change" in U.S. education, something the wealthy Republican donor has pursued in her home state of Michigan and beyond as an advocate for school choice."I am honored to work with the president-elect on his vision to make American education great again," charter school proponent DeVos, 58, tweeted after the announcement Wednesday afternoon. "The status quo in ed is not… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

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