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UN cultural agency selects France's Azoulay as new chief
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UN cultural agency selects France's Azoulay as new chief

En Vnexpress - France edged out Qatar in 30 to 28 vote.

Vietnam makes good use of Japan’s ODA: FEC deputy chief
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Vietnam makes good use of Japan’s ODA: FEC deputy chief

NDO/VNA - Vietnam has effectively used Japan’s official development assistance in building infrastructure, said Vice President of the Japanese International Friendship Exchange Council (FEC)

EU wants to enforce EVFTA as soon as possible: chief negotiator
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EU wants to enforce EVFTA as soon as possible: chief negotiator

NDO/VNA - The European Union (EU) wants to ratify the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) in 2018 and put it into force as soon as possible, the EU’s chief negotiator Mauro Petriccione has said.

Myanmar military plane carrying 116 missing: army chief, airport source
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Myanmar military plane carrying 116 missing: army chief, airport source

'We think it was a technical failure. Weather is fine there.'

‘It’s a simple question’: EPA chief grilled over Trump’s views on climate change
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‘It’s a simple question’: EPA chief grilled over Trump’s views on climate change

Yahoo News EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt keeps refusing to give a straight answer about whether or not President Trump still thinks that climate change is a hoax.

UN chief: Save the oceans to avert 'global catastrophe'
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UN chief: Save the oceans to avert 'global catastrophe'

'The conservation and sustainable use of marine resources are two sides of the same coin.'

A smart Saigon needs smart citizens: new city chief
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A smart Saigon needs smart citizens: new city chief

Getting smart is the only way the city can solve chronic problems such as flooding and traffic congestion.

Trump returns from foreign trip to familiar role: Tweeter in chief
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Trump returns from foreign trip to familiar role: Tweeter in chief

Yahoo News “It is my opinion that many of the leaks coming out of the White House are fabricated lies made up by the #FakeNews media,” the president tweeted early Sunday. “#FakeNews is the enemy!“

UN chief urges action on climate change as Trump debates
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UN chief urges action on climate change as Trump debates

Yahoo News NEW YORK (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres made an impassioned appeal Tuesday for the world to intensify action to combat climate change and implement the Paris Agreement to

Rising expectations of chief executives
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Rising expectations of chief executives

Yahoo News A new global survey about the firing of corporate leaders, which is quite positive about changes in public thought, may help explain some of the heightened scrutiny of President Trump for

The key lesson for picking a new FBI chief
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The key lesson for picking a new FBI chief

Yahoo News  With President Trump’s controversial firing of FBI Director James Comey, the next crucial step in Washington is to restore the faith of Americans in rule of law. Mr. Trump must quickly

ODA policy harming Vietnam: JICA chief
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ODA policy harming Vietnam: JICA chief

Vietnamnet - VietNamNet Bridge – Stringent regulations regarding foreign loans are influencing the disbursement of loans committed by lending organisations to carry out projects in Viet Nam,

World Bank chief praises Vietnam’s reforms to support businesses
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World Bank chief praises Vietnam’s reforms to support businesses

Nhan dan - NDO - World Bank chief executive officer Kristalina Georgieva has praised the steps that the Vietnamese government is taking to make it easier for business to open, operate and terminate

Trump's first big test as dealmaker-in-chief: health care
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Trump's first big test as dealmaker-in-chief: health care

Yahoo News President Trump, the dealmaker, faces his biggest sales job yet as president: persuading Congress and the country to accept the GOP’s health-care plan. Republicans are cautiously

Party chief sets ‘winning Nobel prize’ goal for Ho Chi Minh City health sector
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Party chief sets ‘winning Nobel prize’ goal for Ho Chi Minh City health sector

Baomoi - Ho Chi Minh City should strive to win a Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, Dinh La Thang, secretary of the municipal Party Committee, said on Friday.

Ho Chi Minh City to better Singapore in medical services: health chief
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Ho Chi Minh City to better Singapore in medical services: health chief

Baomoi - Ho Chi Minh City has the potential to outdo Singapore in terms of medical services by as early as 2020 if medical facilities are adequately invested in, the municipal health director said

Where Americans agree on Trump: He should be builder-in-chief
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Where Americans agree on Trump: He should be builder-in-chief

Yahoo News For several nervous days, the flooding at Oroville Dam in California presented the prospect of a catastrophic disaster. Throughout his presidential campaign, Donald Trump branded himself

Republican Senator Collins opposes Pruitt for U.S. EPA chief
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Republican Senator Collins opposes Pruitt for U.S. EPA chief

Yahoo News (Reuters) - Republican U.S. Senator Susan Collins of Maine said on Wednesday she will oppose Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt's nomination to head the Environmental Protection

Head of Libya's unity govt to meet rival army chief
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Head of Libya's unity govt to meet rival army chief

Yahoo News The head of Libya's unity government and a rival army chief were to meet in Cairo on Tuesday to find a solution to turmoil in the country, a government official said. The UN-backed

NATO chief seeks bigger defense budgets ahead of US meeting
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NATO chief seeks bigger defense budgets ahead of US meeting

Yahoo News BRUSSELS (AP) — The NATO chief urged allies on Tuesday to step up their defense spending, a day ahead of the first meeting between new U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and his 27 NATO

UN chief 'deeply regrets' US blocking his Libya envoy pick
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UN chief 'deeply regrets' US blocking his Libya envoy pick

Yahoo News DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Nations secretary-general said Monday he "deeply regrets" the United States' decision to block a former Palestinian prime minister from

UN chief 'deeply' regrets veto of Palestinian ex-PM as envoy
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UN chief 'deeply' regrets veto of Palestinian ex-PM as envoy

Yahoo News UN chief Antonio Guterres on Monday said he "deeply" regretted opposition to former Palestinian prime minister Salam Fayyad as the organisation's peace envoy to Libya, days after

UN chief heads to Turkey ahead of Arab tour
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UN chief heads to Turkey ahead of Arab tour

Bao Moi - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will travel to Turkey later on Thursday for talks ahead of a whirlwind tour of five Arab countries, a UN statement said.

Cambodian opposition names acting chief after leader resigns
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Cambodian opposition names acting chief after leader resigns

Yahoo News PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Executive members of Cambodia's beleaguered opposition party on Sunday accepted the resignation of Sam Rainsy, its charismatic leader, and named his deputy, Kem

UN chief defends choice of ex-Palestinian PM as Libya envoy
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UN chief defends choice of ex-Palestinian PM as Libya envoy

Yahoo News UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday defended his choice of former Palestinian prime minister Salam Fayyad to be the UN peace envoy to Libya after the United States blocked