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Campaign promotes Greater Mekong Subregion’s tourism
Travel

Campaign promotes Greater Mekong Subregion’s tourism

A new campaign aimed at discovering the beauty of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) has been launched with experiences and stories of travellers.

Saigon puts a price on sidewalks as cleanup campaign peters out
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Saigon puts a price on sidewalks as cleanup campaign peters out

The transport department has proposed higher fees for businesses that wish to use the city's sidewalks ‘to serve demand’.

Trump stalls on campaign pledge to move embassy in Israel
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Trump stalls on campaign pledge to move embassy in Israel

Yahoo News President Trump on Thursday postponed moving the U.S. embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, breaking a signature campaign promise on the grounds that keeping it would hurt chances

Trump and Clinton revive campaign feud with Twitter jabs
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Trump and Clinton revive campaign feud with Twitter jabs

Yahoo News In an exchange reminiscent of their bitter election contest, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton exchanged words on Twitter late Wednesday.

Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort received millions to promote Putin
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Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort received millions to promote Putin

Yahoo News Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigned in August, amid swirling rumors of his connections to foreign governments, including Russia. A new Associated Press investigation

UK group expanding campaign to curb antibiotics in meat production
Health

UK group expanding campaign to curb antibiotics in meat production

Baomoi - LOS ANGELES: A shareholder coalition founded in the U.K. is recruiting investors for a campaign to convince KFC parent Yum Brands Inc and other food companies to protect public health and

Hanoi embarks on advertising campaign on CNN
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Hanoi embarks on advertising campaign on CNN

EN VietNamNet - The Hanoi People’s Committee has announced it is embarking on an advertising campaign with CNN, the 10th largest network in the US in terms of viewership with 1.2 million daily

How a Delaware state Senate campaign attracted more than 1,000 volunteers
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How a Delaware state Senate campaign attracted more than 1,000 volunteers

Yahoo News Stephanie Hansen scored a 58-42 percent special election victory in Delaware on Saturday, ensuring that Democrats will maintain control of the state Senate. Ms. Hansen was aided by more

At Florida rally, Trump returns to campaign tactics, media criticisms
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At Florida rally, Trump returns to campaign tactics, media criticisms

Yahoo News Speaking to a Florida crowd Saturday evening, President Trump recycled campaign rhetoric as he discussed reforms of health care, taxes, and border control while stoking the fires of his

What crisis? Moscow plays it cool on Flynn’s firing, missile launch, and campaign allegations
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What crisis? Moscow plays it cool on Flynn’s firing, missile launch, and campaign allegations

Yahoo News It’s been a turbulent week for US-Russian relations, with allegations about improper contact with Russia seemingly coming from all corners of the United States. In the midst of the storm,

Swiss vote on citizenship measure after anti-Muslim campaign
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Swiss vote on citizenship measure after anti-Muslim campaign

Yahoo News Switzerland votes Sunday on whether to make it easier for third generation immigrants to become citizens, after a campaign tainted by anti-Muslim messages and charges of religious

Brazil court says Rio governor should step down over campaign financing
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Brazil court says Rio governor should step down over campaign financing

Yahoo News An electoral court in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday ordered Rio de Janeiro state governor Luiz Fernando Pezão and his deputy to stand down, accusing them of offering state contracts to

French candidate uses hologram to travel campaign trail
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French candidate uses hologram to travel campaign trail

Yahoo News PARIS (AP) — French presidential candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon can't be in two places at once.

Chile: Bachelet denies receiving campaign financing from OAS
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Chile: Bachelet denies receiving campaign financing from OAS

Yahoo News SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chilean President Michelle Bachelet on Wednesday denied reports she received financial support for her 2013 campaign from a construction conglomerate that is

Garcia gives fan his wish after 206-day Twitter campaign
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Garcia gives fan his wish after 206-day Twitter campaign

Yahoo News DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — For more than 200 days, Spanish golfer Sergio Garcia was the subject of a relentless Twitter campaign from one of his big fans.

New Zealand hires former Trump campaign director to lobby for business visas
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New Zealand hires former Trump campaign director to lobby for business visas

Yahoo News By Charlotte Greenfield WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand has hired a former campaign field director for U.S. President Donald Trump to help its push for a long-sought visa that would

California campaign to secede gains momentum
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California campaign to secede gains momentum

Yahoo News A campaign for California to secede from the rest of the country over Donald Trump's election is gaining momentum, with supporters allowed to start collecting signatures for the measure to

Trump campaign against bureaucracy alarms federal workers
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Trump campaign against bureaucracy alarms federal workers

Yahoo News Denunciations of "waste, fraud and abuse." US officials are alarmed by the launch of President Donald Trump's drive to rein in the federal bureaucracy. Positions currently vacant will

Maduro denounces 'hate campaign' aimed at Donald Trump
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Maduro denounces 'hate campaign' aimed at Donald Trump

Yahoo News Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has denounced a "hate campaign" aimed at Donald Trump, saying the US president-elect's administration would not be "worse" than Barack Obama's. The

Catalan separatists launch new independence campaign
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Catalan separatists launch new independence campaign

Yahoo News Eight months before a controversial -- and still theoretical -- planned independence referendum, Catalan separatists launched a new seduction campaign Sunday to woo voters. Spain's central

Twenty years after Diana campaign, new landmine crisis plagues Iraq and Syria
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Twenty years after Diana campaign, new landmine crisis plagues Iraq and Syria

Yahoo News By Astrid Zweynert LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Twenty years after Princess Diana's iconic visit to a minefield in Angola, the world faces a new landmine crisis in Syria and Iraq

No evidence Trump campaign or Republican committee 'successfully hacked': FBI director
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No evidence Trump campaign or Republican committee 'successfully hacked': FBI director

Yahoo News WASHINGTON (Reuters) - There is no evidence that President-elect Donald Trump's campaign or the Republican National Committee was successfully hacked during the election, Federal Bureau of

US intel report: Putin directed cyber campaign to help Trump
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US intel report: Putin directed cyber campaign to help Trump

The report, although it omitted classified details, was the U.S. government's starkest public description of what it says was an unprecedented Russian campaign to manipulate the American body politic.

New declassified report: Russian President Vladimir Putin 'ordered' campaign to influence presidential election
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New declassified report: Russian President Vladimir Putin 'ordered' campaign to influence presidential election

Yahoo News WASHINGTON (AP) — New declassified report: Russian President Vladimir Putin 'ordered' campaign to influence presidential election.