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Alibaba launches low-cost voice assistant amid AI drive
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Alibaba launches low-cost voice assistant amid AI drive

En nexpress - The Chinese device costs significantly less than counterparts by Amazon and Google.

One email to the UK visa service from abroad will now cost you almost £6
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One email to the UK visa service from abroad will now cost you almost £6

Yahoo News The UK Home Office has said a new outsourcing contract means that a single email to its UK Visas and Immigration department from abroad will cost you almost £6 to send. In an

What Trump's intellligence-sharing with Russia may have cost the US
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What Trump's intellligence-sharing with Russia may have cost the US

Yahoo News President Trump’s disclosure to Russian officials of sensitive intelligence provided by a US partner in the fight against the Islamic State threatens to put a chill on one of Mr. Trump’s

Cost increases on Hanoi Metro Line 2
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Cost increases on Hanoi Metro Line 2

Vietnamnet - The total investment for the urban railway project Hanoi Metro line 2 Nam Thang Long-Tran Hung Dao has been increased by VND16 trillion ($704 million), although the project has yet to

Airfare floor policy opposed by low-cost carriers
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Airfare floor policy opposed by low-cost carriers

Vietnamnet - The proposed airport service surcharge increases and airfare control policy are expected to cause difficulties for low-cost air carriers (LCC).

Seafood traders still count cost of Formosa disaster
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Seafood traders still count cost of Formosa disaster

Vietnamnet - Dozens of traders in Ha Tinh Province are facing huge losses as hundreds of tonnes of jellyfish cannot be sold due to the mass fish deaths caused by the Formosa pollution incident.

Vietnam will not retain Japanese automakers at any cost: economists
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Vietnam will not retain Japanese automakers at any cost: economists

Vietnamnet - Though appreciating Japanese support to Vietnam’s industries, economists say that Japanese automobile manufacturers’ claims for investment incentives are unreasonable.

Low cost housing demand very large in HCMC: Estate Association
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Low cost housing demand very large in HCMC: Estate Association

Vietnamnet - HCMC Real Estate Association forecast that the needs of affordable housing, low cost commercial, social housing and low cost apartments for lease will approximate one million apartments

Tax mismanagement cost the State budget
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Tax mismanagement cost the State budget

Vietnamnet - The Government Inspectorate of Viet Nam has revealed that mismanagement in tax collection between 2012 and 2014 caused mounting arrears and losses of trillions of dong to the State

Low-cost apartment developers face big challenges
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Low-cost apartment developers face big challenges

Vietnamnet - The limited supply of low-cost housing has prompted many real estate developers to jump into the market segment.

HCM City faces land shortage for low-cost housing
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HCM City faces land shortage for low-cost housing

Vietnamnet - The city has land to develop suitable low-cost houses for only 1 percent of those in need, its real estate association said.

Will low-cost cars flood the Vietnamese market?
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Will low-cost cars flood the Vietnamese market?

Vietnamnet - The tariff cuts applied to imports from ASEAN and the luxury tax based on cylinder capacity are expected to encourage the import of more low-cost models.

Oil attacks in 2016 cost Nigeria up to $100 bn: minister
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Oil attacks in 2016 cost Nigeria up to $100 bn: minister

Yahoo News Militant attacks on key oil facilities last year reduced Nigeria's output by one million barrels per day, resulting in a revenue loss of up to $100 billion (94 billion euros), according to

India's low-cost airline to buy up to 205 new Boeing planes
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India's low-cost airline to buy up to 205 new Boeing planes

Yahoo News NEW DELHI (AP) — India's low-cost airline Spicejet says it plans to buy up to 205 next generation Boeing planes worth $22 billion in a major deal to expand its domestic and international

Low-cost carriers cut airfares, compete for passengers
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Low-cost carriers cut airfares, compete for passengers

Vietnamnet - Vietnam’s Jetstar Pacific and Vietjet Air were among the fastest-growing air carriers in SE Asia in 2015.

Vietnam in dire need of low-cost condos
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Vietnam in dire need of low-cost condos

Vietnamnet - VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam is predicted to continue lacking of low-cost condo units in the next 10-15 years, said real estate experts,

Vingroup, Vihajico, Him Lam Land change face of low-cost property market
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Vingroup, Vihajico, Him Lam Land change face of low-cost property market

Vietnamnet - The low-cost real estate market has become more competitive with big property companies that usually specialize in developing high-end products.

Da Nang green-lights Vietnam’s second river tunnel despite cost concerns
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Da Nang green-lights Vietnam’s second river tunnel despite cost concerns

The city will add the US$206 million tunnel to its network of ten bridges.

The cost of fashion: Activists release 'horrifying' images from Vietnam crocodile farms
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The cost of fashion: Activists release 'horrifying' images from Vietnam crocodile farms

Vietnam exports 30,000 crocodile skins every year, joining a global supply chain that involves brutal killing of millions, PETA said.

The Latest: Deal for 80,000 cars to cost Volkswagen $1B
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The Latest: Deal for 80,000 cars to cost Volkswagen $1B

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a deal for the last 80,000 diesel cars in Volkswagen's emissions cheating scandal (all times local):

Why Some People Think a Typo Cost Clinton the Election
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Why Some People Think a Typo Cost Clinton the Election

On March 19, an IT employee at the Hillary Clinton campaign gave John Podesta, the campaign chairman, some computer-security advice. “John needs to change his password immediately,” he wrote in an

With rebel Aleppo to fall, Syrians abroad ponder cost
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With rebel Aleppo to fall, Syrians abroad ponder cost

As the battle for Aleppo enters its final phase, Syrians now living in Greece feel utterly consumed by the human cost of the four-year rebel fight for the traumatised city. "For these years, Aleppo

Pentagon plays down report on cost-cutting study
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Pentagon plays down report on cost-cutting study

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon and the White House on Tuesday played down a report that the Defense Department had discarded an internal study that found it had a bloated bureaucracy and could cut

Cost reductions, venue plans dominate Tokyo 2020 meetings
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Cost reductions, venue plans dominate Tokyo 2020 meetings

TOKYO (AP) — Further efforts to cut costs and the venues for five new sports were the focus of a coordination commission review of the Tokyo Olympics that wrapped up on Friday.

IOC: Tokyo's huge cost could give wrong message
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IOC: Tokyo's huge cost could give wrong message

TOKYO (AP) — A top IOC official renewed his demand Thursday that Japanese organizers further reduce their $18 billion budget ceiling for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, saying the figure could scare off