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Vietnam to lift restrictions on foreign investment in privatization push: Prime Minister
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Vietnam to lift restrictions on foreign investment in privatization push: Prime Minister

En nexpress - PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc said the country will relax regulations as it looks to make $7 billion from share sales.

Government to lift ban on casinos for locals
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Government to lift ban on casinos for locals

Vietnamnet - The Ministry of Finance has issued a draft on conditions to lift the ban on Vietnamese playing at casinos.

Startups score lift with new law on SMEs
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Startups score lift with new law on SMEs

Vietnamnet - To facilitate the development of private startups, the Law on Supporting Small-and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) will offer plenty of incentives ad foster the establishment of private

India to lift suspension on imported Vietnamese agricultural products
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India to lift suspension on imported Vietnamese agricultural products

Nhan dan - NDO/VNA – India will lift its suspension on the import of some Vietnamese agricultural products, which was enforced on March 7.

India to lift suspension of Vietnamese agricultural goods import
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India to lift suspension of Vietnamese agricultural goods import

Vietnamnet - India will lift its suspension of the import of some Vietnamese agricultural products, which was enforced on March 7.

Vietnam asks India to lift suspension of import of Vietnamese goods
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Vietnam asks India to lift suspension of import of Vietnamese goods

Vietnamnet - The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has sent a diplomatic note to India requesting the country follow international practices and early lift its suspension of the import of some

VN Trade Ministry urges Australia to lift ban on shrimp imports
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VN Trade Ministry urges Australia to lift ban on shrimp imports

Vietnamnet - Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh has just called on the Australian Government to soon lift its ban on prawn and uncooked shelled shrimp imports, saying that it poses

Trade ministry urges Australia to lift ban on shrimp imports
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Trade ministry urges Australia to lift ban on shrimp imports

Nhan dan - NDO/VNA – Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh has just called on the Australian Government to soon lift its ban on prawn and uncooked shelled shrimp imports, saying that it poses

U.S. moves to lift some trade, oil-related sanctions on Sudan
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U.S. moves to lift some trade, oil-related sanctions on Sudan

Yahoo News The Obama administration on Friday moved to lift the trade embargo against Sudan in response to the east African nation's recent cooperation in helping to tackle terrorism. The lifting of

U.S. set to lift some financial sanctions against Sudan
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U.S. set to lift some financial sanctions against Sudan

Yahoo News By Lesley Wroughton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is set to announce the easing of some financial sanctions against Sudan on Friday for its recent efforts in helping tackle

Following twists and turns, Vietnam may lift casino ban on locals after all
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Following twists and turns, Vietnam may lift casino ban on locals after all

Regulations are being drafted to allow Vietnamese citizens to enter two new casinos first on a trial basis.

Watch a human-carrying drone lift a snowboarder off a mountain
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Watch a human-carrying drone lift a snowboarder off a mountain

YouTuber (and CNN employee) Casey Neistat may have retired from daily vlogging, but he hasn’t quit making videos. Neistat says the drone was customized for the video over the course of a year after

Asian shares mixed, Nikkei up as Yellen remarks lift dollar
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Asian shares mixed, Nikkei up as Yellen remarks lift dollar

HONG KONG (AP) — Japanese shares rose Friday on the yen's weakness while other Asian benchmarks wobbled after Fed chair Janet Yellen signaled that policymakers intend to raise interest rates soon.

Brazil beats Argentina 3-0, helps lift mood at Mineirao
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Brazil beats Argentina 3-0, helps lift mood at Mineirao

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — Memories of the biggest humiliation in Brazilian football and the return of Lionel Messi to Argentina were not enough to stop the five-time World Cup champions from

China launches first heavy-lift rocket
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China launches first heavy-lift rocket

China launched its most powerful rocket ever on Thursday, state media said, as the country presses on with a program which has seen it become a major space power. The Long March 5 rocket can carry up

Brathwaite, Holder lift West Indies in third Pakistan Test
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Brathwaite, Holder lift West Indies in third Pakistan Test

Kraigg Brathwaite became the fifth West Indian batsman to carry his bat with an unbeaten hundred before Jason Holder took three wickets to leave Pakistan under pressure in the third Test in Sharjah

Canada to lift Romania, Bulgaria visa requirement
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Canada to lift Romania, Bulgaria visa requirement

Canada will lift a visa requirement for Romanian and Bulgarian travelers at the end of next year and ease some restrictions before then, the government announced Monday. The two EU nations had made

Visa waivers lift Vietnam's foreign tourist arrivals
Travel

Visa waivers lift Vietnam's foreign tourist arrivals

Visitor numbers have spiked to 8 million following the lifting of tiresome visa procedures.

BASEBALL-Mix of savvy, cash, luck, fans helps Ricketts lift Chicago Cubs
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BASEBALL-Mix of savvy, cash, luck, fans helps Ricketts lift Chicago Cubs

By Nick Carey CHICAGO, Oct 27 (Reuters) - Ever since they bid to buy the Chicago Cubs in 2009, the Ricketts family has been credited with making sound business decisions that have brought the team to

Mix of savvy, cash, luck, fans helps Ricketts lift Chicago Cubs
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Mix of savvy, cash, luck, fans helps Ricketts lift Chicago Cubs

By Nick Carey CHICAGO (Reuters) - Ever since they bid to buy the Chicago Cubs in 2009, the Ricketts family has been credited with making sound business decisions that have brought the team to the

MEPs lift Jean-Marie Le Pen parliamentary immunity
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MEPs lift Jean-Marie Le Pen parliamentary immunity

EU lawmakers on Tuesday lifted the parliamentary immunity of former French far-right leader Jean-Marie Le Pen, a move sought by French prosecutors who want to try him for allegedly inciting race

Spain's political impasse nears end as Socialists lift veto
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Spain's political impasse nears end as Socialists lift veto

Spain's embattled Socialists on Sunday voted to lift a long-standing veto that has prevented the conservatives from forming a minority government, in what should finally end a ten-month political

Italy's Renzi looks for referendum lift from glitzy U.S. visit
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Italy's Renzi looks for referendum lift from glitzy U.S. visit

By Crispian Balmer ROME (Reuters) - Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi heads to the United States on Monday for a high-profile visit that he hopes will boost his flagging campaign for a referendum

Hanoi to lift curfew this weekend
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Hanoi to lift curfew this weekend

Chairman Nguyen Duc Chung said Hanoi will decide the curfew time for bars and entertainment centers in Hanoi on August 20.