BP to pay £12bn for Gulf oil spill

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BP has reached an $18.7bn (£12bn) settlement with the US Department of Justice (DoJ) following the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

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VPBank and M.I.K Corporation join hands

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VPBank and M.I.K Corporation join hands

M.I.K Corporation, a leading professional real estate developer in Vietnam, has recently announced that Vietnam Prosperity Bank (VPBank) will act as a guarantor for its projects, following the Law on Real Estate Business coming into effect on July 1.

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BP settles 2010 U.S. oil spill claims for $18.7 bln

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BP settles 2010 U.S. oil spill claims for $18.7 bln

BP Plc has reached a comprehensive $18.7 billion settlement with the U.S. government and five states, a landmark deal that effectively ends years of litigation over environmental damage and human casualties caused by the 2010 Gulf of Mexico spill.

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U.S. court rules NSA can temporarily resume bulk phone data collection

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U.S. court rules NSA can temporarily resume bulk phone data collection

A U.S. court has ruled that the eavesdropping National Security Agency can temporarily resume its bulk collection of Americans' telephone records, according to documents made public on Tuesday.

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Vietnamese passenger fined $35 for throwing smelly pickle jar on airport floor

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Vietnamese passenger fined $35 for throwing smelly pickle jar on airport floor

A still from the video clip shows passenger Nghiem Tien Khoi throwing the pickle jar at Hanoi's Noi Bai International Airport on June 22, 2015.

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Vietnam man faces fine for letting dog drive motorbike

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The Hanoi police are looking for a man who let his dog “ride” his motorbike on the street after a video of the incident was uploaded online.

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US senators visit Cuba, hope Congress will ease restrictions

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US senators visit Cuba, hope Congress will ease restrictions

Three visiting US senators said on June 27 they hoped Congress would support President Barack Obama's opening toward Cuba, including lifting a ban on US citizens traveling to the Communist-run island.

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Obamacare ruling puts Supreme Court on hot seat in U.S. presidential race

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Obamacare ruling puts Supreme Court on hot seat in U.S. presidential race

Infuriated by a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that kept President Barack Obama’s healthcare program intact, conservative activists and Republican presidential candidates vowed on Thursday to make the role of the high court a central issue in the 2016 presidential election.

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Obama: 'Affordable Care Act is here to stay'

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President Obama says he will work with Republicans and Democrats to move forward on his signature healthcare law.

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Mongolian ambassador updates media on bilateral ties

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Mongolian Ambassador to Vietnam D.Enkhbat said he is pleased with regular high-level visits and exchanges by Vietnamese and Mongolia leaders at a press meeting in Hanoi on June 24.

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How large could Google's EU fine be?

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Andreas Stargard, a partner at EU Advocate, and Eileen Burbidge, a partner at Passion Capital, discuss the EU threatening to levy fines on Google that would be large enough to act as a deterrent after accusing the U.S. search-engine giant of squeezing out rivals in the comparison-shopping market. They speak with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg West."

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Time to act on work accidents in VN

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Time to act on work accidents in VN

The hunt for profit was the main driving force for labour accidents, Le The Son, Vice Chairman of the Viet Nam's OSH Science and Technology Association told Khoa hoc va Doi song newspaper.

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Russia says will retaliate if US weapons stationed on its borders

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Russia says will retaliate if US weapons stationed on its borders

A plan by Washington to station tanks and heavy weapons in NATO states on Russia's border would be the most aggressive US act since the Cold War, and Moscow would retaliate by beefing up its own forces, a Russian defense official said on June 15.

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US-Cuba deal to restore ties expected in July

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US-Cuba deal to restore ties expected in July

The Obama administration is expected to announce an agreement with Cuba in early July to reopen embassies and restore diplomatic relations severed more than five decades ago, US sources familiar with the matter said on June 12.

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Youths act as free tour guides for foreigners in Vietnam's popular locations

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Youths act as free tour guides for foreigners in Vietnam's popular locations

In recent years, more young people have volunteered to offer free guidance to tourists, particularly foreigners, in several touristy cities in Vietnam, which helps create a friendlier image for the country’s tourism sector.

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