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Bình Phước approves Indian-invested solar power project
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Bình Phước approves Indian-invested solar power project

Southern Binh Phuoc Province announced on November 17 it has approved an investment plan for a US$54 million solar power plant project funded by Indian Tata Power Company.

Quang Ninh approves Ha Long-Co To seaplane route
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Quang Ninh approves Ha Long-Co To seaplane route

Chairman of Quang Ninh Province People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Long gave his nod to Hai Au Aviation’s proposal of launching a seaplane flight route from Ha Long City to Co To Island.

Vietnam approves Alibaba's online payment platform: reports
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Vietnam approves Alibaba's online payment platform: reports

En Vnexpress - News of the deal comes a week after Alibaba founder Jack Ma visited Hanoi and spoke at a prominent e-payment forum

US approves star apple fruit imports from Vietnam
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US approves star apple fruit imports from Vietnam

NDO/VNA – Vietnam will be the first country in the world that is allowed to export star apple fruit to the US.

WB approves $102 million to help VN improve energy efficiency in industry
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WB approves $102 million to help VN improve energy efficiency in industry

Vietnamnet - The World Bank has approved a US$102 million loan to Vietnam to support the effort of industrial enterprises to adopt energy-efficiency technologies and practices.

World Bank approves US$102 million to help Vietnam improve energy efficiency in industrial sector
Business

World Bank approves US$102 million to help Vietnam improve energy efficiency in industrial sector

Nhan dan - NDO - The World Bank has approved a US$102 million loan to Vietnam to support the effort of industrial enterprises to adopt energy-efficiency technologies and practices.

Politburo approves restructuring project of five banks this year
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Politburo approves restructuring project of five banks this year

Vietnamnet - Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam Le Minh Hung says that the Politburo has approved a restructuring project to this year handle five banks comprising three banks purchased at zero

PM approves 27-hole golf course project in Cam Ranh
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PM approves 27-hole golf course project in Cam Ranh

Vietnamnet - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a project to build The Lotus Cam Ranh Golf Course proposed by KN Cam Ranh Company Ltd in Khanh Hoa Province, roughly 450km northeast of HCM

Trump approves California disaster assistance after storms, flooding
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Trump approves California disaster assistance after storms, flooding

Yahoo News Parts of California damaged by recent storms, including the areas around the damaged Oroville Dam, will receive federal disaster assistance, the Federal Emergency Management Agency said on

Brazilian court approves Temer's ministerial pick
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Brazilian court approves Temer's ministerial pick

Yahoo News Brasília (AFP) - Brazil's Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that an ally of President Michel Temer can be a government minister despite allegations that his promotion was to protect him from

Da Nang approves logistics project
Business

Da Nang approves logistics project

Nhan dan - NDO/VNA - The first logistics project in the high technology park of the central city of Da Nang has been approved with total registered capital of VND316 billion (US$14 million).

MOIT approves VND93 billion for 2017 National Trade Promotion Programme
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MOIT approves VND93 billion for 2017 National Trade Promotion Programme

Nhan dan - NDO – The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) has approved 199 projects for the 2017 National Trade Promotion Programme with a total cost of VND93 billion (roughly US$4.1 million).

Vietnam's government approves Samsung extra pouring
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Vietnam's government approves Samsung extra pouring

Vietnamnet - The Korean giant remains the country's biggest single foreign investor.

Government approves horse, dog racing gambling
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Government approves horse, dog racing gambling

Nhan dan - NDO/VNA—The Government has issued a long-awaited decree allowing Vietnamese citizens to bet on international football matches and on horse and dog races in Vietnam.

Vietnam approves horse, dog racing gambling
Business

Vietnam approves horse, dog racing gambling

Vietnamnet - The Government of Vietnam has issued a long-awaited decree allowing Vietnamese citizens to bet on international football matches and on horse and dog races in Vietnam.

Puerto Rico gov approves referendum in quest for statehood
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Puerto Rico gov approves referendum in quest for statehood

Yahoo News SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Ricans are getting another shot at voting on statehood after the island's governor on Friday approved a non-binding referendum to determine the U.S.

Israel approves 3,000 new settler homes as eviction looms
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Israel approves 3,000 new settler homes as eviction looms

Yahoo News Israel has unveiled plans for 3,000 new homes for Jewish settlers in the occupied West Bank, the fourth such announcement in the less than two weeks since US President Donald Trump took

Israel government approves 3,000 new settler homes
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Israel government approves 3,000 new settler homes

Yahoo News JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel has announced plans to build 3,000 new homes in West Bank settlements, pressing forward with a construction binge that began after the inauguration of Donald Trump

The Latest: Slovenia approves tightening of asylum rules
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The Latest: Slovenia approves tightening of asylum rules

Yahoo News BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the Europe migrant influx (all times local):

Government approves development programme for support industries by 2025
Business

Government approves development programme for support industries by 2025

Nhan dan - NDO - The Prime Minister has issued Decision No. 68/ QD-TTg on a development programme for support industries in the 2016-2025 period.

Turkey's parliament approves key articles of constitutional reform
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Turkey's parliament approves key articles of constitutional reform

Yahoo News By Gulsen Solaker ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey's parliament has approved key measures allowing the president to be a member of a political party and issue decrees, part of a constitutional

US approves fix for some Volkswagen diesels
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US approves fix for some Volkswagen diesels

Yahoo News - DETROIT (AP) — Volkswagen will soon be able to repair some of its diesel cars so they meet U.S. emissions standards.

Colombia Congress approves amnesty for thousands of FARC rebels
World

Colombia Congress approves amnesty for thousands of FARC rebels

Yahoo News Colombia's Congress on Wednesday approved an amnesty law to protect thousands of demobilizing Marxist guerrilla fighters from prosecution for minor crimes committed during the country's

Italian government approves bank bailout: PM
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Italian government approves bank bailout: PM

Rome (AFP) - The Italian cabinet approved a bailout plan Friday to help the country's struggling banks, notably Monte dei Paschi di Siena (BMPS), Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni said.