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Vietnamese, Malaysian firms discuss regional integration
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Vietnamese, Malaysian firms discuss regional integration

NDO – Vietnamese and Malaysian businesses shared their experience, in terms of difficulties, obstacles and success, in the process of regional integration, at a conference and forum held in Kuala

Luk Lak offers the best of regional food
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Luk Lak offers the best of regional food

Luk Lak is a name to add to the trendy area around the Opera House, Museum of History and the French cultural hub, L’Espace.

Intra-regional connectivity key to development of southeast region
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Intra-regional connectivity key to development of southeast region

NDO – Intra-regional connectivity is crucial to the economic development of the southeast region, agreed the delegates at the 2017 Southeast Region Economic Forum, which was held in Ho Chi Minh City

Regional tourism ministers meet in HCM City
Travel

Regional tourism ministers meet in HCM City

Tourism ministers from Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia and Myanmar met at two important meetings in Ho Chi Minh City on September 7, as part of the 13th International Travel Expo in the city.

Neighbouring tourism ministers promote regional travel
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Neighbouring tourism ministers promote regional travel

Tourism ministers of the five countries under the Ayeyawady-Chao Phraya-Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy, including Viet Nam, have agreed to cooperate more fully on responsible tourism, tourism

Boosting regional linkage in building startup ecosystem
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Boosting regional linkage in building startup ecosystem

NDO –A workshop on regional linkage in building a startup ecosystem in the Red River delta was held in Hai Phong on September 9 with the aim of seeking measures to build an inter-regional startup

Readers write: Power of science, regional change, enjoying and learning
World

Readers write: Power of science, regional change, enjoying and learning

Yahoo News John Yemma captures some of the stellar glow of science in his March 20 Upfront piece, “The pure spirit of science.” But the gleam of science goes well beyond the wonder of new discoveries

Vietnam to host regional audit institution congress in 2018
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Vietnam to host regional audit institution congress in 2018

Nhan dan - NDO/VNA – The Vietnam State Audit will host the 14th congress of the Asian Organisation of Supreme Audit Institutions (ASOSAI) in September 2018, with major events held during a period of

Erdogan's tussle with Europe, The shame of the world, Regional support for Venezuela is vital, Scotland's place in the United Kingdom, US reengagement in the Middle East
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Erdogan's tussle with Europe, The shame of the world, Regional support for Venezuela is vital, Scotland's place in the United Kingdom, US reengagement in the Middle East

Yahoo News “It is a matter of grave concern that, according to a UN estimate, twenty million people are facing starvation in Yemen, South Sudan, Somalia and Nigeria...," states an editorial. "It is

Vietnam active in regional economic, trade integration
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Vietnam active in regional economic, trade integration

Nhan dan - NDO/VNA – Vietnam will continue reforming its economy, improving the business climate and fully implementing the commitments it has made to the free trade agreements (FTAs), actively

Vietnam’s small businesses outperform regional counterparts
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Vietnam’s small businesses outperform regional counterparts

Bao moi - Vietnam’s small businesses are among the fastest growing and most confident in the region, according to new survey data released today.

Afghanistan gunmen kidnap 52 farmers, regional officials say
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Afghanistan gunmen kidnap 52 farmers, regional officials say

Yahoo News MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Gunmen in Afghanistan kidnapped 52 farmers on Wednesday, most of them members of the minority Uzbek community in the remote northern province of

Factbox: Indonesians to vote in regional elections
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Factbox: Indonesians to vote in regional elections

Yahoo News (Reuters) - Indonesians will vote on Wednesday in regional elections in more than 100 provinces, cities, and districts, with the contest for the powerful post of Jakarta governor turning

Vietnam Expo 2017 aims to strengthen regional and international economic connectivity
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Vietnam Expo 2017 aims to strengthen regional and international economic connectivity

Nhan dan - NDO—The 27th Vietnam International Trade Fair–Vietnam Expo 2017, hosted by the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) and organised annually by The Vietnam National Trade Fair and

HOSE urged to support City’s transformation into leading regional financial centre
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HOSE urged to support City’s transformation into leading regional financial centre

Nhan dan - NDO—Emphasising that 2017 presents a number of tasks and challenges for the development of Ho Chi Minh City, Politburo member and Secretary of the city’s Party Committee Dinh La Thang

Regional party chief urges Fillon to drop French presidential bid
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Regional party chief urges Fillon to drop French presidential bid

Yahoo News French presidential candidate Francois Fillon faced mounting pressure from his own conservative camp to withdraw from the race on Saturday, as a senator from The Republicans party warned

Non-aviation revenue in Vietnam's airports less than other regional countries
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Non-aviation revenue in Vietnam's airports less than other regional countries

Vietnamnet - Non-aviation revenue in the airport business, including sales per passenger through ACV (Airports Corporation of Vietnam), is $1, compared with the average of $10-12 in Asia and $4-5 in

Venezuela's opposition marches to demand regional elections
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Venezuela's opposition marches to demand regional elections

Yahoo News CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Thousands of opponents of President Nicolas Maduro are marching in Venezuela's capital to demand authorities set a date for overdue regional elections.

Senegal army says regional force has launched strikes in Gambia
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Senegal army says regional force has launched strikes in Gambia

Yahoo News DAKAR (Reuters) - Senegal's army said on Thursday that an ECOWAS regional force has begun strikes as part of Operation "Restore Democracy". Colonel Abdou Ndiaye did not say what type of

VN joins regional financial cooperation enhancement initiative
Health

VN joins regional financial cooperation enhancement initiative

Baomoi - VGP - `Deputy PM Vu Duc Dam has approved Viet Nam's joining of the Initiative on enhancement of financial and regional financial cooperation to improve regional health security and

Gambia's Jammeh accuses regional bloc of declaring war
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Gambia's Jammeh accuses regional bloc of declaring war

Yahoo News Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has accused the West African regional bloc ECOWAS of declaring war after demanding that he stand down following his defeat at the ballot box. Regional

Gambia's Jammeh digs in as regional leaders fail to reach deal
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Gambia's Jammeh digs in as regional leaders fail to reach deal

By Edward McAllister BANJUL (Reuters) - Gambian President Yahya Jammeh's ruling party challenged his defeat in a Dec. 1 election at the Supreme Court on Tuesday as West African leaders failed to

Iran proposes regional anti-terror bloc to include Saudis
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Iran proposes regional anti-terror bloc to include Saudis

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has proposed the formation of a bloc of Muslim countries to fight terrorism and boost economic cooperation that would include its regional rival Saudi Arabia.

South Sudan government agrees to deploy regional force, again
Politics

South Sudan government agrees to deploy regional force, again

The South Sudan government has agreed to accept the deployment of a UN-mandated regional force in Juba after months of hesitation, a spokesman said. "I would like therefore to inform the people on

Regional investors flock to Vietnam's property market
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Regional investors flock to Vietnam's property market

Both local and foreign investors alike are keen even as upcoming regulations can tighten credit to real estate.