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Enterprises contribute an average VND1.7 billion per year to budget

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Nhan dan - NDO - Enterprises contributed a total of VND746.4 trillion (US$32.84 billion) to the State budget in 2015 with an average of VND1.7 billion (US$74.800) per enterprise, which was a very small number, showing low efficiency and profits of

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Federal court jury says Apple owes WARF $234 million

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Apple's loss of a patent infringement case to the University of Wisconsin could turn out to be a costly one, as a jury ruled today that it owes the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation $234 million.

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32 bodies, 9 human heads found in Mexico mass graves

person Orange Themes access_time Nov 25,2016

Authorities have exhumed 32 bodies and nine heads from several clandestine graves in Mexico's violence-plagued southern state of Guerrero this week, officials said. The remains were unearthed between Tuesday and Thursday in 17 pits on a hill in the

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No shots fired! 2 EU nations exchange territory as friends

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No shots fired! 2 EU nations exchange territory as friends

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Netherlands and Belgium, with their royals in attendance, have signed a deal for a peaceful exchange of land between them for the mere fact that it makes sense to do so.

While the globe is littered with pieces of territory that are jealously held on to or fought over for historical reasons, the two neighboring nations on Monday signed away tiny plots of their land to the other because they were too much of a practical and jurisdictional bother.

On the meandering Meuse river, which divides both nations, Belgium gave up a tiny peninsula linked only to the Netherlands and got in return a nearby piece from its neighbor.

Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders said the signing shows "borders can also be changed in a peaceful manner."

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College Football Top 25 Capsules

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Verdict due for French ex-minister 'rooted in fraud'

Paris (AFP) - Former French budget minister Jerome Cahuzac will on Thursday learn the verdict in his stormy tax fraud trial in which he was accused of hiding millions abroad while leading a crackdown on tax dodgers at home.The 64-year-old former rising star in the Socialist Party was also accused of under-declaring the value of his fortune when he took up his ministerial post in 2012 with a remit that included cracking down on tax evasion.Prosecutors have called for a three-year jail term and a… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

US firms pin high hope on Vietnam

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5 Intriguing Uses for Artificial Intelligence (That Aren't Killer Robots)

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