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Image : Vietnamese fish farmers win $570,000 compensation for mass fish deaths

Vietnamese fish farmers win $570,000 compensation for mass fish deaths

person Orange Themes access_time Dec 23,2016

A group of 11 seafood companies in southern Vietnam have been ordered to recompense families whose fish were killed en masse last year.

Image : Liverpool announce sales partnership with China's JD.com

Liverpool announce sales partnership with China's JD.com

person Orange Themes access_time May 11,2016


Liverpool Football Club launched an online store in China on Tuesday in partnership with JD.com , the country's No.2 e-commerce company.

Image : Thailand's crown prince becomes country's new king

Thailand's crown prince becomes country's new king

person Orange Themes access_time Dec 02,2016

King Maha Vajiralongkorn will be known as Rama X, or the 10th king of Thailand's Chakri Dynasty.

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Young Cricket Australia XI named to face South Africa

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SYDNEY (AP) — South Africa will face a youthful Cricket Australia XI in the two-day match next week which opens the Australian tour.

Every member of the side, picked by Cricket Australia's youth selection panel, is under 22 years of age including the captain, Victoria allrounder Matthew Short.

The team includes 17-year-old Queensland fast bowler Xavier Bartlett and New South Wales batsman Ryan Gibson who has averaged over 50 with the bat in his first five matches in Australia's domestic one-day Cup.

Cricket Australia talent manager Greg Chappell said the match at Adelaide Oval on Oct. 22 and 23 allows the players "to compete at a higher level and see how they fare. We believe they have the capabilities to compete against the South Africans and are excited to see what they produce."

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Vietnam arrests 7 bankers for $21 million graft

Vietnamese police have arrested seven ex-bankers accused of approving illegal loans that led to $21 million in losses, state media reported Wednesday, the latest scandal to hit the country's financial sector. Those arrested by anti-corruption police late Tuesday include former chairman Hoang Van Toan and CEO Tran Son Nam of TrustBank. Under their management the bank approved two loans that caused a loss of $21 million to TrustBank, according to the police. After their tenure ended, the bank… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

U.S. official in Mexico shot in chest, in stable condition

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A U.S. consular official in the Mexican city of Guadalajara was shot by a gunman but was in stable condition, Mexican authorities said on Saturday, prompting the FBI to offer a reward for information.The victim was attacked on Friday evening in Mexico's second largest city, in the often violent western state of Jalisco, according to Mexico's Attorney General and the U.S. embassy.The official was shot in the chest, said a source familiar with the matter who spoke on… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Agri-industry faces losses

VietNamNet Bridge – Faced with a flood of inexpensive US chicken imports, Vietnamese farmers are adopting new strategies to stay economically alive in a more global market, especially after the Trans-Pacific Partnership takes effect. A chicken farm following Vietnamese Good Agricultural Practices (VietGAP) in the central Quang Binh Province's Dong Hoi City. Farmers raising chicken, pigs and cows will be hit, while more chicken and beef will be imported from Australia, the US, New Zealand and… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

G20 urged to ditch fossil fuel subsidies by 2020, go green

OSLO (Reuters) - Investors and insurers with more than $2.8 trillion in assets under management on Wednesday called on the Group of 20 economies to phase out fossil fuel subsidies by 2020 despite U.S. doubts about climate change.G20 nations should work "to accelerate green investment and reduce climate risk", they wrote on the eve of a two-day meeting of G20 foreign ministers in Germany to prepare a summit in Hamburg in July.The summit should set a clear timeline "for the full and equitable… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Turkey to scrap PM in new system: minister

Istanbul (AFP) - Turkey is to scrap the office of the prime minister in a historic switch under a government-backed proposal for a new presidential system, a cabinet minister said on Thursday.Forestry and Water Affairs Minister Veysel Eroglu said there would be one and possibly two vice presidents under President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the new format, which is expected to be submitted to a referendum next year."There won't be prime ministry in the new system," he told the state-run news agency… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

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