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Fruit and vegetable imports push Vietnam in deeper trade deficit with Thailand
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Fruit and vegetable imports push Vietnam in deeper trade deficit with Thailand

NDO - While Vietnam’s trade deficit with major economies is the result of large imports of inputs for production, the country’s trade gap with Thailand comes mainly from importing fruit and

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.

In Iran election, lackluster economy opens door to a populist push
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In Iran election, lackluster economy opens door to a populist push

Yahoo News Perched just off Revolution Square in central Tehran, Mehdi’s tiny fast-food joint is doing brisk-enough business selling burgers and pizzas – because everyone has to eat.

Sabeco to push ahead with equitisation in 2017
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Sabeco to push ahead with equitisation in 2017

Vietnamnet - The Saigon Alcohol, Beer and Beverages Corporation (Sabeco), a leading brewer in Vietnam, will step up selling the State capital in this firm in 2017 as ordered by the Government and

Bond yields rise, stocks push to records as economy cruises
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Bond yields rise, stocks push to records as economy cruises

Yahoo News NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks and bond yields punched higher Wednesday after more reports showed the U.S. economy continues to strengthen. The encouraging data could push the Federal Reserve to

Agriculture ministry vows to push forward with SOE equitisation
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Agriculture ministry vows to push forward with SOE equitisation

Nhan dan - NDO/VNA – The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) is determined to punish those whose lack of responsibility led to the prolonged equitisation of State-owned enterprises

Syrian forces used chemical weapons in final push for Aleppo: HRW
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Syrian forces used chemical weapons in final push for Aleppo: HRW

Yahoo News Syrian government forces carried out at least eight chemical attacks during the final weeks of the battle for Aleppo, killing nine people, among them four children, and injuring hundreds

Greece, creditors seek to give bailout talks 'a push'
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Greece, creditors seek to give bailout talks 'a push'

Yahoo News BRUSSELS (AP) — Greece's finance minister and international creditors met Friday to move forward talks on the bailout program keeping the Greek economy afloat, amid renewed tensions about

Weak quarterly reports push stocks lower for a second day
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Weak quarterly reports push stocks lower for a second day

Yahoo News NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are falling Tuesday morning following weak fourth-quarter results from companies including UPS and Under Armour. Industrial and technology companies are down

Mexican president 'regrets and disapproves' Trump push for wall
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Mexican president 'regrets and disapproves' Trump push for wall

Yahoo News Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said on Wednesday night that he "regrets and disapproves" the push by U.S. President Donald Trump to build a new wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Syrian army, allies push back Islamic State near Aleppo: monitoring group
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Syrian army, allies push back Islamic State near Aleppo: monitoring group

Yahoo News Syrian government forces and their allies drove Islamic State militants out of several villages northeast of Aleppo between Tuesday and Wednesday, a monitoring group said, bringing them

Push to save Pacific Rim trade deal after US exits TPP pact
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Push to save Pacific Rim trade deal after US exits TPP pact

Yahoo News SYDNEY (AP) — Several countries say they hope to salvage the Trans-Pacific Partnership after President Donald Trump's decision on a U.S. withdrawal from the trade pact cast its future in

Hong Kong leader warns on independence push in final speech
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Hong Kong leader warns on independence push in final speech

Yahoo News HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's outgoing leader has issued a warning in his farewell policy speech to those advocating independence for the Chinese-controlled territory.

Iraqi forces push onto Mosul University grounds
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Iraqi forces push onto Mosul University grounds

Yahoo News MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi forces have secured less than a quarter of Mosul University as they face stiff resistance from Islamic State fighters in the battle for control of the city,

Hanoi plans second rapid bus route in push for public transport
Politics

Hanoi plans second rapid bus route in push for public transport

The much-touted BRT system had a rough start at a middling speed, but passenger numbers are picking up.

Le Pen to push for Frexit if EU refuses to return key powers
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Le Pen to push for Frexit if EU refuses to return key powers

Yahoo News French far-right leader Marine Le Pen pledged Friday if elected president she would campaign for France to leave the EU if Brussels fails to surrender control over national borders,

N. Korea holds mass rally to push Kim's New Year message
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N. Korea holds mass rally to push Kim's New Year message

Yahoo News Thousands of North Koreans have rallied in Pyongyang, chanting communist slogans and vowing support for leader Kim Jong-Un, who in his New Year's message announced plans to test-fire a

Trump, with 2 tweets, helps push GOP reversal on ethics
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Trump, with 2 tweets, helps push GOP reversal on ethics

Yahoo News WASHINGTON (AP) — Every president taps a legislative affairs director to work with Congress. President-elect Donald Trump appears ready to use a legislative whip like none other: Twitter.

Intel to take stake in German mapping firm HERE in automated driving push
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Intel to take stake in German mapping firm HERE in automated driving push

Yahoo News - U.S. chip maker Intel will take a 15 percent stake in German digital mapping firm HERE, it said on Tuesday, as it seeks to build its presence in automated driving technology. A filing to

The Latest: Senators say they'll push for stronger sanctions
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The Latest: Senators say they'll push for stronger sanctions

Yahoo News WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Obama administration's response to Russia's interference in the U.S. elections, which it denies (all times EST):

Alaska village renews push for road through federal refuge
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Alaska village renews push for road through federal refuge

Yahoo News ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A remote Alaska village that has been rebuffed in efforts to build a road through a national wildlife refuge will try again when President-elect Donald Trump takes

Israel may push for more settler homes after UN vote
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Israel may push for more settler homes after UN vote

Israel could advance plans this week for thousands more settlement homes in annexed east Jerusalem despite a landmark UN resolution demanding an end to such activity, an official said Tuesday. On

Balkan countries illegally push back migrants: UNHCR
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Balkan countries illegally push back migrants: UNHCR

Illegal deportations of migrants seeking to reach western Europe along the so-called Balkans route have been on the rise, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) warned Monday. Some 1,000 people from the

Yahoo email scan shows U.S. spy push to recast constitutional privacy
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Yahoo email scan shows U.S. spy push to recast constitutional privacy

Yahoo Inc's secret scanning of customer emails at the behest of a U.S. spy agency is part of a growing push by officials to loosen constitutional protections Americans have against arbitrary

France, Britain push for helicopter ban, sanctions on Syria
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France, Britain push for helicopter ban, sanctions on Syria

France and Britain are pushing the UN Security Council to ban the sale of helicopters to Syria and to impose the first sanctions over the use of chemical weapons in the five-year war. Diplomats