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G20 task force wants companies to come clean on climate risk
World

G20 task force wants companies to come clean on climate risk

By Nina Chestney LONDON (Reuters) - Companies will be asked to disclose how they manage the risks to their business from climate change and greenhouse gas emission cuts by a global task force set up

Canadian task force makes recommendations for legal weed
World

Canadian task force makes recommendations for legal weed

TORONTO (AP) — Canada's government said Tuesday it would study a federal task force's recommendation that Canadians over 18 years old be allowed to buy marijuana for recreational purposes and would

Canada task force eyes legal cannabis for over-18s
World

Canada task force eyes legal cannabis for over-18s

Canadians aged 18 and over could soon be free to legally buy and smoke cannabis, under task force recommendations unveiled Tuesday in a push towards ending nearly a century of marijuana prohibition.

PM: State-owned firms’ reshuffle is major task of 2017
Business

PM: State-owned firms’ reshuffle is major task of 2017

NDO/ VNA - The reshuffle and reform of State-owned enterprises (SOEs) must be considered the most important task of 2017, underscored Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at a national conference on SOEs

Democrats' task: Rebuild the blue political wall in Midwest
Politics

Democrats' task: Rebuild the blue political wall in Midwest

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democrats need to rebuild the political "blue wall" of traditionally Democratic upper Midwest and Great Lakes states that Republican Donald Trump captured with an appeal to

Olympian task prompts Japan to open door for foreign workers
Business

Olympian task prompts Japan to open door for foreign workers

Ahead of the 2020 Olympics, Japan is in more need of foreign workers than ever.

German crisis task force meeting at foreign ministry: source
World

German crisis task force meeting at foreign ministry: source

BERLIN (Reuters) - A crisis task force convened at the German Foreign Ministry late on Thursday following an explosion outside the German consulate in the northern Afghan city of Mazar-i-Sharif, a

A task for Bill and a lightning photo op: offbeats from the White House race
Politics

A task for Bill and a lightning photo op: offbeats from the White House race

A suggestion from Hillary Clinton on how to keep her husband busy (and out of trouble) if they make it back to the White House, a lightning photo shoot -- and an insult for a war vet: here is a

Spain Deputy PM: New govt stability a task for all parties
World

Spain Deputy PM: New govt stability a task for all parties

MADRID (AP) — The stability of a new minority government expected to take power in Spain next week will depend on the willingness of all parties to negotiate and act responsibly, acting deputy prime

Russia's task in Syria is to liberate it from terrorists: Kremlin
World

Russia's task in Syria is to liberate it from terrorists: Kremlin

Russia's task in Syria is to liberate its territory from terrorist organizations and help prevent the country's breakup, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Saturday. The Syrian territory must be

Agricultural restructuring a tough task: official
Business

Agricultural restructuring a tough task: official

NDO/VNA – Agricultural restructuring must be paired with climate change response, natural resource and environmental protection, and new-style rural area building, Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh

May to take over as British PM with mammoth task of delivering Brexit
World

May to take over as British PM with mammoth task of delivering Brexit


Theresa May will take over the job of British prime minister from David Cameron on Wednesday.

Da Nang to create task force for traveler-related violations
Travel

Da Nang to create task force for traveler-related violations

VietNamNet Bridge – The central city of Da Nang is establishing a 20-member task force to deal with violations in the field of tourism in the next two weeks.