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Vietnamese travel sales shifting online
Travel

Vietnamese travel sales shifting online

While only 7 percent of online travel sales in Vietnam were made on mobile devices last year, the number grew rapidly at a 58.1 percent compound annual growth rate in the 2013-16 period, presenting a

Shifting nature of bank bad debts
Business

Shifting nature of bank bad debts

Vietnamnet - Figures from ten Vietnamese banks reveal the cumulative bad debt ratio has increased from 1.87 per cent at the end of 2016 to 1.9 per cent as at March 31.

Threats to China’s One Belt, One Road initiative, Latin America’s declining left, The shifting role of journalism, What does Trump mean for US role in the world?, Will ‘Scoxit’ follow ‘Brexit’?
World

Threats to China’s One Belt, One Road initiative, Latin America’s declining left, The shifting role of journalism, What does Trump mean for US role in the world?, Will ‘Scoxit’ follow ‘Brexit’?

Yahoo News “Troubled ports in Pakistan and Sri Lanka, envisioned as part of China’s string of pearls linking the Eurasian heartland to the Middle Kingdom, exemplify political pitfalls that threaten

This ridiculous clock has shape-shifting 3D digits
Tech

This ridiculous clock has shape-shifting 3D digits

Yahoo News - You might think that by this point in humanity's existence we've exhausted every possible style, configuration, and design of the modern clock, but you'd be dead wrong. Leave it to the

BlackBerry QNX shifting gears with new autonomous vehicle innovation center in Canada
Tech

BlackBerry QNX shifting gears with new autonomous vehicle innovation center in Canada

A new innovation center will work on engineering projects for connected cars. BlackBerry QNX will also be testing autonomous vehicles on Ontario roads as part of a pilot program.

Afghan cave dwellers brace against a shifting landscape
World

Afghan cave dwellers brace against a shifting landscape

BAMIYAN, Afghanistan (AP) — Marzia and her husband Qadeer thought themselves lucky when they moved into a 1,700-year-old Buddhist cave hand-carved into the side of a mountain in Afghanistan's central

To Mosul and back: Sunni Arabs seek place in a shifting Iraq
World

To Mosul and back: Sunni Arabs seek place in a shifting Iraq

By John Davison NEAR BASHIQA, Iraq (Reuters) - When Kurdish forces began rounding up his relatives and friends, 23-year-old Iraqi Omar Abdallah fled with his pregnant wife and four brothers to Mosul.

U.S. casualty in Iraq shows risks of shifting front lines
World

U.S. casualty in Iraq shows risks of shifting front lines

By Phil Stewart ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - New details from a U.S. military investigation into Navy Chief Petty Officer Jason Finan's death in Iraq are illustrating the twin risks of a bomb-ridden