Brexit wote a wake-up call for Asean, Indonesia’s minister says

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Brexit wote a wake-up call for Asean, Indonesia’s minister says

The U.K. vote to leave the EU should be a wake up call for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations to make trade agreements more in touch with the needs of working people and not projects of the elites, said Indonesia’s Trade Minister Thomas Lembong.

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New companies, shutdowns both rise at fast pace in Vietnam: data

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A total of 36,626 companies in Vietnam were closed in the first six months, or around 203 shutdowns a day, according to new data released by the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

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Property inventory sees sluggish fall

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Property inventory sees sluggish fall

Real estate inventory continues to fall but the pace is slowing down, mostly in suburban projects with poor infrastructure facilities, according to the Agency for Management of Housing and Real Estate Market under the Ministry of Construction.

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Laos speeds up hydropower plant on Mekong River despite concerns

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Laos speeds up hydropower plant on Mekong River despite concerns

Construction work on the Don Sahong Dam in Laos is progressing at a rapid pace, amid urgent questions about its impacts on the food security and livelihoods of those near the site as well as up and downstream the Mekong River, according to International Rivers.

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B-52 bombers pounding Islamic State at faster pace, general says

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B-52 bombers pounding Islamic State at faster pace, general says

Cold War-era B-52 bombers -- best known for flying nuclear-armed patrols and carpet- bombing in Vietnam -- have dropped almost 700 munitions on Islamic State targets since beginning operations in April over territory the group claims, according to the U.S. Air Force’s chief of staff.

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BMW Asia says Vietnam is a top growth market as economy expands

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BMW Asia says Vietnam is a top growth market as economy expands

BMW AG said its car sales in Vietnam are expanding at the fastest pace among markets in Southeast Asia as the nation’s economic growth spurs demand.

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WB cuts 2016 global growth forecast to 2.4%

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WB cuts 2016 global growth forecast to 2.4%

The World Bank (WB) is downgrading its 2016 global growth forecast to 2.4% from the 2.9% pace projected in January.

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World Bank slashes global growth forecast to 2.4%

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World Bank slashes global growth forecast to 2.4%

A worried World Bank slashed its growth forecast for the global economy on Tuesday, saying advanced economies are rebounding more slowly than expected and low commodity prices continue to hurt other countries.

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Old Quarter threatened by high-rise construction

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Old Quarter threatened by high-rise construction

High-rise construction increasingly threatens architecture and urban planning in the Old Quarter.

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Rural, mountainous Mai Chau a perfect destination for a getaway

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Rural, mountainous Mai Chau a perfect destination for a getaway

For the fresh-faced expat in Ha Noi the adjustment to Viet Nam’s pace of life can be overwhelming at times. The pressures of a heavy schedule, TEFL-based or otherwise, coupled with traffic and noise can lead even the most strong-willed urbanite to seek an escape, even if just for the weekend.

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Urbanisation boosts demand for real estate

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Urbanisation boosts demand for real estate

Rising demand in Viet Nam's residential segment is expected to sustain solid growth in the construction industry, though delays to accompanying infrastructure projects and tighter credit conditions could slow the pace of development.

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As ties deepen, elite U.S., Vietnam forces eye possible opening

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As ties deepen, elite U.S., Vietnam forces eye possible opening

Special operations forces from the United States and Vietnam are signaling a readiness to start forging ties should their governments choose to do so, in what would be a major step in relations between militaries that were at war 4-1/2 decades ago.

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As ties deepen, elite U.S., Vietnam forces eye possible opening

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As ties deepen, elite U.S., Vietnam forces eye possible opening

TAMPA, Fla., May 26 - Special operations forces from the United States and Vietnam are signaling a readiness to start forging ties should their governments choose to do so, in what would be a major step in relations between militaries that were at war 4-1/2 decades ago.

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Parkson falls behind rival shopping malls

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Parkson falls behind rival shopping malls

After failing to meet the shopping habits of Vietnamese consumers, Malaysian retailing group Parkson has seen its malls turn into ghost towns before finally shutting down, while Aeon, Lotte, and Saigon Co.op have been positively received by customers, encouraging them to quicken their pace of development.

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US-Vietnam relationship develops at ‘rocket’ pace: Vietnamese ex-official

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US-Vietnam relationship develops at ‘rocket’ pace: Vietnamese ex-official

Ahead of the upcoming visit of President Barrack Obama scheduled for May 23-25, Vietnam’s former Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Le Bang recently shared some insights into the development of the relationship between the United States and Vietnam over past 16 years.

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