Homeland Security funding drama darkens U.S. fiscal outlook

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Homeland Security funding drama darkens U.S. fiscal outlook

Congress narrowly averted a partial shutdown of the U.S. domestic security agency late on Friday night, but the forces behind the chaotic episode remain - fractious Republicans and House Speaker John Boehner's lack of control over them.

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Japan’s FDI in Vietnam falls 65% to $2.05bn in 2014

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Japan’s FDI in Vietnam falls 65% to $2.05bn in 2014

Foreign direct investment (FDI) from Japanese investors in Vietnam dropped 65 percent year on year, from the highest-ever rate of US$5.87 billion in 2013 to $2.05 billion last year, according to data released by the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO).

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US Under secretary of State to visit VN

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US Under secretary of State to visit VN

VGP - Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security for the US State Department Rose Gottemoeller, will visit Viet Nam as part of her tour to four Asian-Pacific countries from February 27-March 9.

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WB approves US$100 mil in additional financing for poverty reduction

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WB approves US$100 mil in additional financing for poverty reduction

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved US$100 million in additional financing for an ongoing project to help improve living standards for poor people in six provinces in Vietnam’s Northwest, the nation’s poorest region.

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US-Israel ties fraying over Netanyahu speech, Iran talks

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US-Israel ties fraying over Netanyahu speech, Iran talks

As relations between President Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu hit a new low over the Israeli prime minister's planned speech to Congress and a looming deadline for a nuclear deal with Iran, there are growing signs it could damage the broader U.S.-Israeli alliance.

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District in central Vietnam to reward those reporting littering, tourist bothering

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District in central Vietnam to reward those reporting littering, tourist bothering

Authorities of a district in the central city of Da Nang have announced they will reward locals and tourists with over US$9 for tipping them off about littering and tourist harassment.

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US$96.2 million spent to help poor in HCMC celebrate New Year

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Ho Chi Minh City spent nearly VND2 trillion (US$96.2 million), an increase of 25 percent compared to last year, to donate gifts to the poor and organize traditional festivals in the city during the lunar New Year ( or Tet) festival.

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Door opens for Vietnam’s aerospace technology development

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Door opens for Vietnam’s aerospace technology development

Vietnam has set up an ambitious aerospace development programme with construction of the 9ha Vietnam Aerospace Centre (VAC) at Hanoi-based Hoa Lac Hi-tech Park to be kicked off by early of 2015.

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FDI disbursement increases in first months

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FDI disbursement increases in first months

VGP – As of February 20, the disbursed volume of foreign direct investment (FDI) climbed up 7.1% to US$1.2 billion, according to the Foreign Investment Agency (FIA), under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

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US, Cuba satisfied with 2nd round of diplomatic talks

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The US and Cuba were satisfied with the results of the second round of talks aiming at restoring their diplomatic ties in Washington DC on February 27.

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Congress passes one-week spending fix for domestic security agency

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U.S. House of Representatives approves one-week funding extension for the Department of Homeland Security, averting a partial shutdown of the agency.

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HCMC spends US$96.2 million to help poor celebrate New Year holiday

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HCMC spends US$96.2 million to help poor celebrate New Year holiday

Nearly VND2 trillion (US$96.2 million) was spent to donate gifts to the poor and organize traditional festivals in Ho Chi Minh City during the lunar New Year (Tet) festival from February 15-23.

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N. Korea vows 'merciless' war against US

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N. Korea vows 'merciless' war against US

North Korea vowed to wage a "merciless, sacred war" against the United States on Thursday, days before the launch of annual joint South Korea-US military exercises that have incensed Pyongyang.

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Atheist U.S. blogger killed in machete attack in Bangladesh

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Machete-wielding assailants hack to death a U.S. blogger in the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka, prompting protests by social activists.

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U.S. begins vetting Syrian rebels for military training: Pentagon

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The U.S. military has begun vetting a group of Syrian rebels eligible for training and assistance in the fight against Islamic State militants, a step that paves the way for training to begin in weeks, the Pentagon said on Friday.

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