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Democrat analyst out at CNN over debate question leaks to Clinton

person Orange Themes access_time Nov 01,2016

CNN said Monday it had parted ways with Democratic strategist Donna Brazile after hacked emails released by WikiLeaks showed that she shared questions with Hillary Clinton's campaign ahead of events sponsored by the network. Brazile, who has long

Image : Ho Chi Minh City aims to welcome 7 million foreign visitors in 2017

Ho Chi Minh City aims to welcome 7 million foreign visitors in 2017

person Orange Themes access_time Apr 14,2017

Bao Moi - Ho Chi Minh City set a target of welcoming seven million international visitors in 2017, announced the Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee, Nguyen Thanh Phong, at a conference between the City’s leaders and travel businesses on

Image : Cashless economy target too high: experts

Cashless economy target too high: experts

person Orange Themes access_time Mar 06,2017

Vietnamnet - The Prime Minister recently ratified a project to stimulate non-cash transactions in 2016-20 with a view to reducing the cash transactions rate to under 10%.

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The Latest: Spain probes if boy's body from migrant drowning

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The Latest: Spain probes if boy's body from migrant drowning

ROME (AP) — The Latest on Europe's migrant influx (all times local):

1:30 p.m.

Authorities in southern Spain are investigating whether a boy's body that washed up on a beach last week is linked to a group of sub-Saharan migrants that drowned in mid-January as they tried to cross the Strait of Gibraltar.

The corpse of a boy that appeared to be around 6 years old was found by a local villager on Friday on a beach in Cadiz, said Agustin Munoz, a representative of the central government in the southern Spanish province.

The state of the body's decomposition led police to link it to a group of six migrants who appeared dead on beaches on Jan. 14 and 15 after their boat capsized. Munoz said officials were trying to reach relatives in various African countries to confirm whether a minor was traveling on the boat.


12:30 p.m.

Italian government and church officials have welcomed 41 Syrian refugees at Rome's airport, saying they wanted to show solidarity at a time when the U.S. is sending refugees away and building walls to keep them out.

The Syrian children were given balloons as they arrived, and a colorful sign reading "Welcome to Italy" greeted the latest group of refugees to be resettled in the country via an agreement between the government and a Catholic-Protestant collaboration.

Italy's deputy foreign minister, Mario Giro, greeted the Syrians and insisted on the obligation to welcome those fleeing war. He said walls, as proposed by the Trump administration, have been shown not to work. What works, he said, is the organized acceptance and distribution of refugees, coupled with economic accords with countries of origin.

Child of 'Britain's Schindler' appeals for help for refugees

LONDON (AP) — The daughter of a stockbroker nicknamed 'Britain's Schindler' for saving Jewish children from the Nazis is appealing for today's child refugees to be treated with similar compassion.Barbara Winton's late father, Nicholas, saved some 650 Jewish children from the Holocaust by extricating them from Nazi-occupied Europe and putting them on trains to the UK.Winton says another generation, this one from Africa and the Middle East, needs the kindness Britain previously offered.She said… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Investment tax incentives available

Vietnam will provide special tax incentives to enterprises in the science and technology and agriculture sectors. The Ministry of Finance (MoF) issued Circular No. 83/2016 on June 17 to clarify investment tax incentives for businesses in those sectors.Effective from August 1, the Circular provides guidance on the Law on Investment and Decree No. 118 introduced in November 2015.It governs incentives in corporate income tax (CIT), import tax, and non-agricultural land use tax, with detailed… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Klopp happy despite Liverpool's rare blank day

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New chairman for VN Asset Management Company

The State Bank of Viet Nam on Tuesday announced the appointment of the new chairman of the Viet Nam Asset Management Company (VAMC). SBV Governor appointed Nguyen Tien Dong as new chairman of the Viet Nam Asset Management Company as of January 1, 2017.  Under Decision 2539/QD-NHNN, SBV Governor appointed Nguyen Tien Dong as new chairman of the debt asset management company as of January 1, 2017. Dong will assume the position for five years. Prior to the appointment, Dong worked as… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Vietnam lacks tools to net pyramid sharks

Vietnam lacks the legal wherewithal to deal comprehensively with dubious multilevel marketing companies operating in the country, officials say. While a crackdown on pyramid schemes by the Vietnam Competition Authority (VCA) has made some headway, authorities are unable to exercise due control over the multilevel marketing sector, they add.The VCA, in collaboration with the Ministry of Public Security (MPS), shut down 45 per cent of illegal multilevel marketing companies in the country last… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

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