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Nearly 7 years after quake, 50,000 in Haiti still in camps

person Orange Themes access_time Dec 13,2016

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Nearly seven years ago, Adrienne St. Fume and her family fled their home as the earth shook and their city crumbled around them. They ended up in what was then a vacant lot overlooking a cluster of shops along a busy

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Kerry Rebukes Israel, Calling Settlements a Threat to Peace

person Orange Themes access_time Dec 28,2016

Kerry Rebukes Israel, Calling Settlements a Threat to Peace WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John Kerry warned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel on Wednesday that the Israeli government was undermining any hope of a two-state solution to

Image : Swiss trains now running through world's longest rail tunnel

Swiss trains now running through world's longest rail tunnel

person Orange Themes access_time Dec 11,2016

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Switzerland's national rail company SBB has started regular service through the Gotthard Base Tunnel, the world's longest railway tunnel.

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Water supplier says Chinese pipes safe amidst health concern

access_timeMay 21,2017 chat_bubble_outline12

Baomoi - Saigon Water Corporation (Sawaco), a major water supplier in Ho Chi Minh City, has reassured citizens that its ductile iron water pipes provided by Chinese firms pose no threat to public health....

Ministers discuss TPP on sidelines of APEC meeting

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Nhan dan - NDO/VNA - Ministers and vice ministers from Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Malaysia, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam met in Hanoi on May 21 to discuss the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement on...

Too many high-end apartments in Hanoi, HCM City: analysts

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Vietnamnet - The supply of high-end apartments has been increasing rapidly in Hanoi and HCMC, but sales have not been brisk....

Frontier status: is Vietnam closer to an emerging market?

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Vietnamnet - Vietnam is working with MSCI (Morgan Stanley Capital International) on the Vietnamese stock market upgrading....

Vietnam experience: Tourist vs traveler

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Bao Moi - Zipping around Vietnam is fun. Sure there are problems and dangers but what do you expect?...

Vietjet opens Da Nang – Seoul route

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Nhan dan - NDO/VNA - The budget carrier Vietjet Air on May 19 opened a new route connecting Vietnam’s central city of Da Nang with Seoul, the capital city of the Republic of Korea (ROK)....

Vietnam’s fruit and vegetable exports hit new record

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Nhan dan - NDO - Fruit and vegetable exports in the first four months of the year surged by 32.6% over the same period last year to US$1 billion, which is considered a new record as the peak time is yet to arrive....

Fitch upgrades Vietnam’s outlook from stable to positive

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Nhan dan - NDO - Credit ratings agency Fitch has revised Vietnam’s outlook from stable to positive and affirms the country’s ratings at BB-....

Readers write: Train memories, Brontës depiction, people's enemies

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Yahoo News There are no more train whistles, but we hear lots of talking, laughing, and people enjoying themselves. Recommended: Could you pass a US citizenship test? Regarding the March 27 Chapter & Verse blog, “ ‘To Walk Invisible’ brings to...

Will North Korea bring the US and ASEAN together?, Chibok girls freed but concerns remain, What did Erdoğan get out of talks with Putin?, Venezuelan opposition should seek common ground with Chávist loyalists, A bipartisan case for Comey's dismissal

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Yahoo News "Diplomatic relations between the US and countries in this region have often been hampered by different standards and interpretations of political integrity...," states an editorial. "At least on the black-and-white threat posed by an...

Great potential for adventure travel untapped

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Vietnamnet - Adventure travel accounts for example only 10 percent of all types of tourism in Vietnam....

Da Nang Airport’s dedicated international terminal inaugurated

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Nhan dan - NDO - Da Nang Airport’s international terminal T2 was formally put into operation on May 19 after nearly one and a half years of construction....

Deputy PM Hue vows to promote formation of start-up ecosystem

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Nhan dan - NDO - The government will work to advance the formation of a start-up ecosystem in Vietnam, said Deputy PM Vuong Dinh Hue during discussions with representatives of the start-up companies along with small and medium-sized enterprises on...

A century on, travel guide becomes a time machine

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EN VietNamNet - A classic travel guide authored early in the 20th century has been reprinted, offering readers the opportunity to travel back in time and experience yesteryear Ha Noi in minute detail....

Private sector struggling to grow

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Vietnamnet - Why can’t the private economic sector grow more quickly, even though more policies and resolutions on developing private businesses have been created recently?...

Why a salary report matters for VN businesses

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Vietnamnet - Salary surveys are now a key tool for companies in the race to recruit and retain talent....

Vietnam imprisons two Chinese for credit card fraud

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Bao Moi - Two Chinese men were sentenced to up to 10 years in prison after forging visa cards and appropriating nearly US$10,000....

Vietnamese student who got US visa at 11th hour bags third prize at Intel science fair

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Bao Moi - A Vietnamese student who got a last-minute visa to travel to the U.S. for an international science fair after having his application rejected twice, has won the event's third prize....

Proposal to make alcohol firms pay health tax

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Baomoi - It has been proposed that companies which produce and import alcohol and beer products should pay VND360 billion (USD16.36 million) annually for health services....

Trump's first trip: Can he offer leadership on both security and values?

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Yahoo News For national security adviser H.R. McMaster, President Trump’s first overseas trip is about proclaiming the return of America’s global leadership. The president’s nine-day, five-country trip to the Middle East and Europe, which begins...

Cassette comeback: For fans, 'a yearning for something you can hold'

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Yahoo News Like the original, “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” is endearingly retro. The hero Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) cherishes a vintage Sony Walkman and his mixtape of 1970s pop gems such as “Brandy (You’re a Fine Girl)” from the band Looking...

Vietnam urges Australia to remove ban on raw shrimp

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Nhan dan - NDO/VNA – The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT), in coordination with the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, is working with Australia’s relevant agencies towards the early lift of Australia’s ban on the import of shrimp...

Last show for Ringling: Why it’s not really the end of the circus

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Yahoo News On May 21 the circus long promoted as “The Greatest Show on Earth” is closing down with a final performance in Uniondale, N.Y. – attended by no small dose of bittersweet nostalgia from fans and the media. Richard Bukowski can tell you. ...

What path forward for the GOP agenda?

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Yahoo News The window for Republicans in Congress to make significant progress on their agenda is closing fast, and a disorganized and crisis-riddled White House is not helping. At all....

Vietnam vows to reorganize coffee production

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Vietnamnet - Vietnam’s coffee productivity is three times higher than the average level globally, but the profit that coffee growers pocket is low because of poor competitiveness and unstable output....

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