Vietnam cbank wants to forbid foreigners from opening savings accounts in local currency

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The Vietnamese central bank is looking to ban foreigners from opening savings accounts in VND, after the foreign citizens were prohibited from depositing in foreign currency pursuant to a government decree issued two years ago.

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Vietnam beauty queen stands trial in $730,000 fraud case

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The winner of a Vietnamese beauty pageant organized in Moscow nearly a decade ago appeared in court on Wednesday on fraud charges, after conning a local businessman of nearly US$740,000 in 2013.

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Philippines' Duterte needs six more months for his war on drugs

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Sunday he needed six more months for his war on drugs, saying he only realized how bad the country's narcotics problem was after taking office over two months ago.

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Philippines' Duterte needs six more months for his war on drugs

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Philippines' Duterte needs six more months for his war on drugs

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Sunday he needed six more months for his war on drugs, saying he only realized how bad the country's narcotics problem was after taking office over two months ago.

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Fishermen saved by Chinese rescuers to return to Da Nang

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Four Vietnamese fishermen saved at sea by Chinese rescuers two months ago are scheduled to arrive in the central city of Da Nang on September 14 night, according to the Vietnamese Consulate General in China’s Guangzhou.

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Indonesia repatriates biggest number of Vietnamese fishermen

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Indonesia repatriates biggest number of Vietnamese fishermen

Up to 228 Vietnamese fishermen who had been arrested for accidentally fishing in Indonesia’s seas several months ago will be repatriated on September 14, marking the single biggest number of Vietnamese fishermen released by the country so far.

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What the West got wrong after 9/11

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What the West got wrong after 9/11

We all remember where we were when the planes hit the World Trade Center — and then the Pentagon and a field in Pennsylvania — 15 years ago this Sunday.

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Iraq gears up for late-year push to retake Mosul from Islamic State

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Iraq gears up for late-year push to retake Mosul from Islamic State

The U.S.-led war on Islamic State has depleted the group's funds, leadership and foreign fighters, but the biggest battle yet is expected later this year in Iraq's northern city of Mosul, where Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared his "caliphate" two years ago.

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Obama meets survivor of US bombs in Laos

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Obama meets survivor of US bombs in Laos

US President Barack Obama on Wednesday met a survivor maimed by American bombs covertly dropped on Laos decades ago after pledging to help clean up a country he said was still living in the shadow of war.

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Fitbit leads wearables, Apple Watch sales slip: Survey

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Fitbit leads wearables, Apple Watch sales slip: Survey

WASHINGTON: Fitbit extended its lead in the market for connected wearables in the second quarter amid a sharp drop in Apple Watch sales, a survey showed on Tuesday (Sep 6).

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80 million unexploded bombs: Obama pledges US help for Laos

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Declaring a "moral obligation" to heal the wounds of a secret war, President Barack Obama on Tuesday pledged help to clear away the 80 million unexploded bombs the U.S. dropped on Laos a generation ago — more than 10 for every one of the country's 7 million people.

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Comeback stars Wozniacki, Sevastova set-up US Open last-eight duel

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Comeback stars Wozniacki, Sevastova set-up US Open last-eight duel

NEW YORK: Caroline Wozniacki, derailed this year by an ankle injury which sent her career into a tailspin, and Anastasija Sevastova, who quit the sport three years ago, set up a US Open quarter-final duel on Sunday (Sep 4).

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China puts on best face for G20 summit

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China puts on best face for G20 summit

When China signed up two years ago to host the G20 summit starting on Sunday, it seemed like an ideal venue to showcase its financial accomplishments and assume the mantle of international leadership.

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Malaysian PM warns of new form of colonialism

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Malaysian PM warns of new form of colonialism

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has called on Malaysians to be wary of a "new form of colonialism", which could destroy the unity and harmony the country established since gaining independence 59 years ago, Vietnam News' journalist reported in Kuala Lumpur.

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Germany, Poland and France revive Weimar group to bolster EU confidence

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Germany, Poland and France revive Weimar group to bolster EU confidence

Germany, Poland and France vowed on Sunday to reinvigorate the "Weimar Triangle" group first formed 25 years ago after the end of the Cold War to help deal with the many challenges now facing Europe, including Britain's vote to leave the European Union.

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