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Vietnam expects foreign investment to hit record $16 billion this year: report
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Vietnam expects foreign investment to hit record $16 billion this year: report

Cheap labor continues to be a magnet for foreign investors.

Samsung Electronics expects record-high Q2 profits
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Samsung Electronics expects record-high Q2 profits

En nexpress - Sales for Q2 are also expected to surge 17.8 percent.

Vietnam expects to lure four million Chinese tourists in 2017
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Vietnam expects to lure four million Chinese tourists in 2017

EN VietNamNet - Vietnam’s tourism industry is taking a number of measures to increase service quality to welcome a greater number of Chinese visitors to the country, which is estimated to rise 50%

Bank share market expects changes in 2017
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Bank share market expects changes in 2017

Vietnamnet - The reported satisfactory business results in 2016, plus positive media comments about banks’ operations, have caused investors to feel optimistic about the prospects of the sector in

PV Oil expects $270mn from 40% sale
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PV Oil expects $270mn from 40% sale

Vietnamnet - PetroVietnam Oil Corp. is in talks to sell a holding of as much as 40 per cent to strategic investors and expects to narrow down its list to about five potential bidders for the

Vietnam expects 10 percent rise in leather, shoe exports
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Vietnam expects 10 percent rise in leather, shoe exports

Vietnamnet - Vietnam’s leather and footwear industry expects to reach a total export value of 18 billion USD this year, up 10 percent from last year, said the Vietnam Leather, Footwear and Handbag

VN expects 10 percent rise in leather, shoe exports
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VN expects 10 percent rise in leather, shoe exports

Vietnamnet - Viet Nam’s leather and footwear industry expects to reach a total export value of US$18 billion this year, up 10 per cent from last year, said the Viet Nam Leather, Footwear and

US commander expects recapture soon of Islamic State strongholds: spokesman
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US commander expects recapture soon of Islamic State strongholds: spokesman

Yahoo News By Phil Stewart and Idrees Ali WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top American commander in Iraq believes U.S.-backed forces will recapture Islamic State's two major strongholds - the cities of

Agriculture sector expects further investments with slashed policies
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Agriculture sector expects further investments with slashed policies

Vietnamnet - Local and foreign investors are welcoming the government’s landmark move to eliminate agricultural policy-related obstacles in a bid to attract more investment in the agricultural

Vietnam expects foreign capital to help restructure weak banks
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Vietnam expects foreign capital to help restructure weak banks

Vietnamnet - In the context of limited domestic resources, attracting foreign capital to banks is seen as a viable solution to bank restructuring.

Tropical Thailand expects up to 6 percent rise in tourists in 2017
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Tropical Thailand expects up to 6 percent rise in tourists in 2017

Thailand's tourist arrivals are forecast to rise between 3.75 percent to 5.8 percent next year, the Tourism Council said on Wednesday, driven largely by Chinese visitors. Thailand's tourism industry,

Trump's pick for envoy to Israel expects embassy in Jerusalem
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Trump's pick for envoy to Israel expects embassy in Jerusalem

By Yara Bayoumy WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump said on Thursday he will nominate bankruptcy attorney David Friedman as U.S. ambassador to Israel, and Friedman said he looked

British minister expects Assad to recapture Aleppo
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British minister expects Assad to recapture Aleppo

British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said on Sunday that Syrian government forces would likely recapture the battleground city of Aleppo from rebels. "It looks now as if sadly Aleppo will fall,"

Vietnam expects foreign investment to reach record-high $15 billion in 2016
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Vietnam expects foreign investment to reach record-high $15 billion in 2016

The country is also forecast to score a trade surplus of between $2 billion and $3 billion this year as growth may reach 6.3 percent.

UN Syria envoy expects to meet with Trump team
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UN Syria envoy expects to meet with Trump team

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. envoy for Syria says he expects to meet with someone President-elect Donald Trump's team in the coming days.

Vale-BHP's Samarco expects preliminary license in first quarter
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Vale-BHP's Samarco expects preliminary license in first quarter

By Marta Nogueira and Stephen Eisenhammer RIO DE JANEIRO/BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian iron ore miner Samarco Mineracao expects to receive a preliminary environmental license in the first quarter,

Jones expects English stars to dominate Lions tour
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Jones expects English stars to dominate Lions tour

Eddie Jones claims there could be up to 15 England players in the British and Irish Lions squad for next year's tour to New Zealand. Jones has masterminded 13 consecutive wins since replacing Stuart

Rugby Union - Jones expects English stars to dominate Lions tour
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Rugby Union - Jones expects English stars to dominate Lions tour

- Eddie Jones claims there could be up to 15 England players in the British and Irish Lions squad for next year's tour to New Zealand. Jones has masterminded 13 consecutive wins since replacing

Ho Chi Minh City expects $4.4 mil every year from public bus ads
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Ho Chi Minh City expects $4.4 mil every year from public bus ads

The city will cover more than 2,300 buses with ads following a successful trial run.

Vietnam's central bank expects credit growth to reach 17-18 percent
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Vietnam's central bank expects credit growth to reach 17-18 percent

The State Bank also says it will keep the dong/dollar exchange rate stable.

Boeing expects US appeal of WTO pro-EU subsidy ruling
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Boeing expects US appeal of WTO pro-EU subsidy ruling

Boeing expects the US to appeal a World Trade Organization decision Monday that struck down a plane-building subsidy offered by Washington state, company representatives said. The WTO decision was a

Sisi praises Trump, expects more US engagement in region
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Sisi praises Trump, expects more US engagement in region

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi praised US President-elect Donald Trump and said he expected greater engagement in the Middle East from his administration, in an interview with Portuguese

U.S. spy chief says expects Russia plans to expand presence in Syria base
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U.S. spy chief says expects Russia plans to expand presence in Syria base

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Director of National Intelligence said Russia was planning on expanding its presence at its naval base in Tartous, Syria to support its naval operations in the eastern

Obama expects Trump queries on trip to Greece, Germany, Peru
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Obama expects Trump queries on trip to Greece, Germany, Peru

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House officials say President Barack Obama is prepared to spend his final major foreign trip talking about Donald Trump.

Hanoi expects record 4 million foreign tourists this year
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Hanoi expects record 4 million foreign tourists this year

The city attracted more than 18 million visitors including 3.2 million foreigners in January-October.