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Finance Minister meets OECD Secretary-General and IMF Deputy Manager
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Finance Minister meets OECD Secretary-General and IMF Deputy Manager

NDO – Vietnamese Minister of Finance (MoF) Dinh Tien Dung, Chairman of the APEC 2017 Finance Ministers’ Meeting (FMM) hosted a reception for the Secretary-General of the Organisation for Economic

A close look at 150-year-old French Consul General’s residence
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A close look at 150-year-old French Consul General’s residence

Many visitors on Saturday took a tour of the French consul general’s heritage residence in HCMC’s District 1 to gain an insight into the nearly-150-year-old building in the heart of the city.

Vietinbank appoints new deputy general director
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Vietinbank appoints new deputy general director

Vietnamnet - Viet Nam Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Industry and Trade’s (VietinBank) board of directors has appointed Hiroshi Yamaguchi as the new deputy general director of the bank from May 15.

New General Director for Samsung Vietnam
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New General Director for Samsung Vietnam

Vietnamnet - South Korean technology giant Samsung has announced the appointment of Mr. Shim Won Hwan as General Director of Samsung Vietnam, replacing Mr. Han Myoung Sup.

Dong A Bank ex-deputy general prosecuted
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Dong A Bank ex-deputy general prosecuted

Vietnamnet - The Investigationg Police Bureau on Economic and Corruption-related Crimes has decided to detain and initiate criminal proceedings against Nguyen Thi Kim Xuyen, Dong A Joint Stock

Attorney General Sessions escalates threats against sanctuary cities
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Attorney General Sessions escalates threats against sanctuary cities

Yahoo News Attorney General Jeff Sessions ramped up threats to so-called sanctuary cities Monday, saying the government would take "all lawful steps to claw-back" federal funding awarded to cities

South Sudan general resigns, says leader 'disgraced' himself
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South Sudan general resigns, says leader 'disgraced' himself

Yahoo News JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A South Sudanese general resigned Saturday while telling President Salva Kiir "you have disgraced yourself" by subjecting the civil war-torn country to ethnic bias and

South Sudan general quits, cites army abuses and ethnic bias
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South Sudan general quits, cites army abuses and ethnic bias

Yahoo News By Katharine Houreld NAIROBI (Reuters) - A South Sudanese general has resigned, citing abuses by the security forces against civilians and what he called increasing ethnic favoritism in

Jeff Sessions confirmed as US attorney general
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Jeff Sessions confirmed as US attorney general

Yahoo News The US Senate confirmed Jeff Sessions as attorney general Wednesday, despite fierce debate about his civil rights record and Democratic concern over whether he serves as the nation's top

Senators clash bitterly over Trump attorney general pick
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Senators clash bitterly over Trump attorney general pick

Yahoo News Senate Democrat Elizabeth Warren was told to sit down for reading a 1986 letter critical of Sessions written by Coretta Scott King, widow of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King

Peru Attorney General to seek arrest of ex-President Toledo
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Peru Attorney General to seek arrest of ex-President Toledo

Yahoo News LIMA, Peru (AP) — A major corruption scandal shaking politicians across Latin America continued spreading across the region on Tuesday as Peruvian Attorney General Pablo Sanchez said he

Trump fires acting attorney general for defying migrant ban
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Trump fires acting attorney general for defying migrant ban

Yahoo News US President Donald Trump fired the acting attorney general, a holdover from the Obama administration, after she ordered Justice Department attorneys not to defend his controversial

Colts hire Kansas City's Ballard as general manager
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Colts hire Kansas City's Ballard as general manager

Yahoo News INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay is turning to another first-time general manager to get his franchise back on track.

Military Bank reshuffle: New general director appointed
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Military Bank reshuffle: New general director appointed

Vietnamnet - The Military Commercial Joint Stock Bank (MBB) has appointed vice-chairman of its board Luu Trung Thai as its general director, with effect from Monday.

Dueling images of attorney general nominee Jeff Sessions
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Dueling images of attorney general nominee Jeff Sessions

Yahoo News CAMDEN, Alabama (AP) — Upperclassmen on the Wilcox County High School football team sometimes harassed the freshmen of 1964. But linebacker Jeff Sessions, a senior who was barely bigger

Attorney general pick Sessions has dueling images
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Attorney general pick Sessions has dueling images

Yahoo News CAMDEN, Alabama (AP) — Senators at next week's confirmation hearing will confront competing versions of Jeff Sessions, the Alabama senator who is President-elect Donald Trump's pick for

Rights Group: Testimony links Colombia general to killings
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Rights Group: Testimony links Colombia general to killings

WASHINGTON (AP) — Human Rights Watch says that sworn testimony from six Colombian generals implicates the former head of the U.S.-backed army in the extrajudicial killings of civilians.

Arms seized by Islamic State in Syria pose threat to U.S.-led forces: general
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Arms seized by Islamic State in Syria pose threat to U.S.-led forces: general

The head of U.S. forces fighting Islamic State said on Wednesday that weapons seized by the group when they captured the Syrian city of Palmyra posed a danger to U.S.-led coalition in the region, but

Poland to strip late leader Jaruzelski of general's rank
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Poland to strip late leader Jaruzelski of general's rank

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's defense minister says the government is taking steps to strip the late communist-era leader Gen. Wojciech Jaruzelski of his top military rank.

Syrian general says Aleppo offensive in final stages
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Syrian general says Aleppo offensive in final stages

By Laila Bassam and Lisa Barrington ALEPPO, Syria/BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian army and its allies are in the "last moments before declaring victory" in Aleppo, a Syrian military source said, after

Wolfsburg parts ways with general manager Klaus Allofs
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Wolfsburg parts ways with general manager Klaus Allofs

WOLFSBURG, Germany (AP) — Relegation-threatened Bundesliga club Wolfsburg has parted ways with general manager Klaus Allofs in a bid to kick-start its troubled season.

Trump taps retired general Kelly for Homeland Security chief
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Trump taps retired general Kelly for Homeland Security chief

Donald Trump announced Monday he will nominate retired general John Kelly to head the Department of Homeland Security, the third ex-military man tapped for a top job in his presidential

Mexico general says army not happy with law-enforcement role
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Mexico general says army not happy with law-enforcement role

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's top military officer said Thursday that the army is uncomfortable with the law-enforcement role it was given a decade ago when the government launched an offensive against