Vietnam's 2016 drought-hit rice output to fall 1.5 percent: government official

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Vietnam's 2016 drought-hit rice output to fall 1.5 percent: government official

Vietnam's rice paddy output will likely fall this year for the first time since 2005 following the worst drought in 90 years, but the decline will be limited as farmers expand planting in the current and final crops, a government official said.

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After a heart attack, people more likely to take statins as directed

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People may do a better job of following doctors' orders to take statin drugs - prescribed to protect against cardiac problems - after they wind up hospitalized for a heart attack, a large study suggests.

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US to step past EU as Vietnam’s top market for footwear

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US to step past EU as Vietnam’s top market for footwear

With export revenue for Vietnamese footwear and handbags hitting nearly $4.1 billion in 2015, the US is likely to surpass the EU to become the largest import market of Vietnamese footwear products, as more local shoemakers are scaling up their production ahead of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

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Textilers hitch their wagon to US market

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Textilers hitch their wagon to US market

If one asks which local sector has distinguished itself in terms of export quality and quantity to the US market over the past two decades, the textile and garment industry is most likely the obvious answer.

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Fed raising interest rate to have negligible effect on USD/VND exchange rate: experts

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Fed raising interest rate to have negligible effect on USD/VND exchange rate: experts

The Federal Reserve’s possible raising of the interest rate in June may not cause the USD/VND exchange rate to fluctuate too much, according to some experts.

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Philippines halts probe into president-elect's suspected death squads

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Philippines halts probe into president-elect's suspected death squads

The Philippines has halted an investigation into an alleged vigilante death squad linked to president-elect Rodrigo Duterte after the key witness disappeared, likely due to fear of the incoming leader, officials said.

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Afghan Taliban leader likely killed in US drone strike in Pakistan

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Afghan Taliban leader likely killed in US drone strike in Pakistan

The United States conducted a drone strike on Saturday against the leader of Afghan Taliban, likely killing him on the Pakistan side of the remote border region with Afghanistan in a mission authorized by U.S. President Barack Obama, officials said.

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Afghan Taliban leader likely killed in U.S. strike

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Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour was likely killed in a U.S. military drone strike in Pakistan authorized by U.S. President Barack Obama, a U.S. official says, speaking on condition of anonymity.

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Afghan Taliban leader likely killed in US drone strike in Pakistan

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Afghan Taliban leader likely killed in US drone strike in Pakistan

WASHINGTON, May 21 - The United States conducted a drone strike on Saturday against the leader of Afghan Taliban, likely killing him on the Pakistan side of the remote border region with Afghanistan in a mission authorized by U.S. President Barack Obama, officials said.

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Russian athletes likely to have tested positive for doping at Beijing Olympics: agency

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Russian athletes likely to have tested positive for doping at Beijing Olympics: agency

Some Russian athletes are likely to have tested positive for doping in the 2008 Olympic Games after their samples were re-examined, the Interfax news agency quoted Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko as saying on Friday.

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70,000 teachers to be jobless

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70,000 teachers to be jobless

More than 70,000 teachers are likely to be out of jobs by 2020 since the demand is far short of supply, according to educational experts.

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Lacking new ideas, G7 to agree on 'go-your-own-way' approach

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Lacking new ideas, G7 to agree on 'go-your-own-way' approach

A rift on fiscal policy and currencies is likely to set the stage for G7 advanced economies to agree on a "go-your-own-way" response to address risks hindering global economic growth at their finance leaders' gathering on Friday.

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Missing plane: Egypt says terror attack more likely than technical problem

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Egypt's Civil Aviation Minister Sherif Fethy tells reporters the EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo which dropped off radar screens was more likely brought down by a terror attack than by technical failure.

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U.S. trade panel says TPP would have small positive effect on growth

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U.S. trade panel says TPP would have small positive effect on growth

The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Wednesday that the sweeping pan-Pacific trade deal President Barack Obama wants Congress to approve before he leaves office would likely have only a small positive effect on U.S. growth.

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US likely to offer Vietnam arms deals

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US likely to offer Vietnam arms deals

"Vietnam should be able to access US weapons that would improve its ability to network its defence systems especially in intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and maritime domain awareness. This would create a link between the US and Vietnamese national defence industries," Professor Carl Thayer, a leading expert on Southeast Asia at the Australian Defence Forces Academy told Dan Tri ahead of the US President’s visit to Vietnam.

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