Tycoon Teng Boonma leaves behind towering legacy

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Teng Boonma, chairman of Thai Boon Roong Co Ltd and once described as the richest man in Cambodia, died on Friday at the age of 75 after a lengthy struggle with diabetes and high blood pressure, local media reported.

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Rear admiral admits guilt as top officer snared in bribery probe

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Rear admiral admits guilt as top officer snared in bribery probe

A rear admiral became the highest-ranking U.S. Navy officer caught in an investigation of a Singapore-based contractor who plied commanders with cash, entertainment and prostitutes so they would steer ships to ports that were most lucrative to his business.

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Three current and former U.S. Navy officers charged in bribery case

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

WASHINGTON, May 27 -- Three current and former U.S. Navy officers have been charged with participating in an alleged bribery and fraud scheme involving a Singapore-based defense contractor, the U.S. Justice Department said on Friday.

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Facebook changes policies on 'Trending Topics' after criticism

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Facebook changes policies on 'Trending Topics' after criticism

Facebook Inc said on Monday that it had changed some of the procedures for its "Trending Topics" section after a news report alleging it suppressed conservative news prompted a U.S. Congressional demand for more transparency.

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Yet another costly Vietnamese plant seeks gov’t help over losses

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Yet another costly Vietnamese plant seeks gov’t help over losses

A urea fertilizer plant has joined a yarn facility and a steel factory to complete a trio of multimillion-dollar projects that have been forced to shut down operations and seek government help because of heavy losses.

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PM orders sale of multimillion dollar steel and iron plant

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PM orders sale of multimillion dollar steel and iron plant

The VND8 trillion ($361.4 million) Thai Nguyen iron and steel plant-phase 2, invested by Thai Nguyen Iron and Steel JSC (TISCO), is finding potential investors, according to newswire Tuoitre.vn.

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How France sank Japan's $40 billion Australian submarine dream

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How France sank Japan's $40 billion Australian submarine dream

In 2014, a blossoming friendship between Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe looked to have all but sewn up a $40 billion submarine deal. Then French naval contractor DCNS hatched a bold and seemingly hopeless plan to gatecrash the party.

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Director of Đà River Water Pipeline Project removed

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Director of Da River Water Pipeline Project removed

The Vinaconex Water Supply Joint Stock Company (Viwasupco) has decided to relieve Bùi Minh Trường of his post as director of the Đà River Water Pipeline Project’s second phase.

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FBI decides provisionally not to share iPhone unlock -sources

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FBI decides provisionally not to share iPhone unlock -sources

The FBI has provisionally decided not to share an iPhone unlocking mechanism used by a contractor to open the phone of one of the San Bernardino shooters because the agency does not own the mechanism, two U.S. government sources said on Tuesday.

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MoF dashes MoIT’s bid for steel plant tax exemption

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MoF dashes MoIT’s bid for steel plant tax exemption

The implementation of the second phase in the mammoth Thai Nguyen Iron and Steel expansion project is hanging in the balance after the Ministry of Finance disagreed with most of the incentive proposals necessary to the project’s resumption.

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France wins $40 billion Australian submarine contract: sources

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France wins $40 billion Australian submarine contract: sources

Australia has awarded the A$50 billion ($40 billion) contract to build the country's new fleet of submarines to French naval contractor DCNS, sources said on Tuesday, dealing a major blow to Japan's nascent defense export industry.

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Bangladesh Bank hackers compromised SWIFT software, warning to be issued

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Bangladesh Bank hackers compromised SWIFT software, warning to be issued

The attackers who stole $81 million from the Bangladesh central bank probably hacked into software from the SWIFT financial platform that is at the heart of the global financial system, said security researchers at British defense contractor BAE Systems.

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Singaporean investor loses faith in Viwasupco

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Singaporean investor loses faith in Viwasupco

Singaporean Acuatico Pte. Ltd. has divested its 43.2 per cent stake, equalling 21.8 million shares, in Vinaconex Water Supply Joint Stock Company (Viwasupco) as a reaction to a Chinese contractor’s winning a pipeline contract for a crucial water project at Viwasupco, according to newswire vnexpress.

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Deputy PM suspends water pipe contract with Chinese firm

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Deputy PM suspends water pipe contract with Chinese firm

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on April 6 approved the proposal from Hanoi People's Committee to halt a contract won by the Chinese Xinxing Company.

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Hanoi water pipeline contract with Chinese firm on hold

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Hanoi water pipeline contract with Chinese firm on hold

The Hanoi People’s Committee has proposed that the Prime Minister ask the developer of the Da River Water Project Phase 2 to postpone signing a contract with a Chinese pipe supplier.

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