Philippines drug war deaths climb to 1,800; U.S. 'deeply concerned'

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Philippines drug war deaths climb to 1,800; U.S. 'deeply concerned'

The Philippines has recorded about 1,800 drug-related killings since President Rodrigo Duterte took office seven weeks ago and launched a war on narcotics, far higher than previously believed, according to police figures.

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Vietnam may reject $4 billion US proposed development

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Vietnam may reject $4 billion US proposed development

The $4 billion project in Thu Thiem New Urban Area proposed by Steelman Partners, Cantor Fitzgerald, and Weidner Resorts, along with Vietnamese company Imex Pan-Pacific Co. Ltd. (IPP) is likely going to be rejected because it does not satisfy the previously approved planning for the area.

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Filipina drug carrier escapes death sentence after reinvestigation

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Filipina drug carrier escapes death sentence after reinvestigation

An appeal court in Ho Chi Minh City Tuesday overturned the death sentence awarded to a Filipina drug runner and instead handed down a life sentence after new investigation found she had carried much less cocaine than previously thought.

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Wind farm investors line up despite poor track record

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Wind farm investors line up despite poor track record

While foreign investors are lining up to invest in new wind farms in Vietnam, numerous previously licensed wind farms are long delayed in construction or had their investment certificates revoked.

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Wind farm investors line up despite poor track record

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Wind farm investors line up despite poor track record

While foreign investors are lining up to invest in new wind farms in Vietnam, numerous previously licensed wind farms are long delayed in construction or had their investment certificates revoked.

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PM congratulates Nepal’s newly-elected counterpart

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VGP – PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc on August 6 cabled a congratulatory message to Mr. Pushpa Kamal Dahal upon his election as PM of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal.

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Corporate tax cut curtails incentives

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Corporate tax cut curtails incentives

A new lower tax rate across the board should be a boon to corporations – but it also means that companies previously granted favourable tax rates will now be at the base level.

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Tighter oversight of balloon operators urged after Texas crash

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NTSB board member Robert Sumwalt says hot air balloon operators need to be more in line with oversight of the airline industry after a man who had previously been convicted of drunk-driving crashed near Lockhart, a town south of Austin, Texas, killing all 16 people on board.

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Timber baron branches into fuel

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Timber baron branches into fuel

Timber baron Try Pheap, who has previously been accused of running large-scale illegal timber operations in protected forest areas and making millions off the Kingdom’s natural resources, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony last Friday to launch a new business venture, PAPA Petroleum Co Ltd.

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Capital taps private firm to manage its lighting

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Phnom Penh Municipality has reached a deal with PPDEC, a previously little known company, to privatise the capital’s public lighting system, a city official said yesterday.

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Obama, in shift, says he will keep 8,400 U.S. troops in Afghanistan until 2017

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Obama, in shift, says he will keep 8,400 U.S. troops in Afghanistan until 2017

President Barack Obama, calling Afghanistan's security situation precarious, said on Wednesday he will keep U.S. troop levels there at 8,400 through the end of his administration rather than reducing them to 5,500 by year's end as previously planned.

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How Trump trumps his Party – Part 1: What politicians, American people think about Trump

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How Trump trumps his Party – Part 1: What politicians, American people think about Trump

Editor’s note: With Donald Trump having won the Republican presidential nomination, Tuoi Tre News presents a series of articles by Dr. Terry F. Buss, a fellow at the U.S. National Academy of Public Administration, giving insights into how Trump could make what was previously an unimaginable story come true.

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Train ticket prices from Sài Gòn to be reduced

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Train ticket prices from Sai Gon to be reduced

Sài Gòn Railway Transport Joint-stock Company will reduce ticket prices on some railway routes: Vinh-Sài Gòn ; Sài Gòn-Quảng Ngãi-Sài Gòn; Nha Trang-Quy Nhơn-Nha Trang, Đỗ Quang Văn, the company’s director has said.

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Train ticket prices from Sài Gòn to be reduced

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Train ticket prices from Sai Gon to be reduced

Sài Gòn Railway Transport Joint-stock Company will reduce ticket prices on some railway routes: Vinh-Sài Gòn ; Sài Gòn-Quảng Ngãi-Sài Gòn; Nha Trang-Quy Nhơn-Nha Trang, Đỗ Quang Văn, the company’s director has said.

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Sathapana Bank gets $35 million from Taiwan lenders

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Sathapana Bank gets $35 million from Taiwan lenders

Facilitated by Taiwan’s First Commercial Bank, seven foreign banks provided $35 million in a syndicated loan to Sathapana Bank Plc, a newly formed Cambodian commercial bank, to expand its existing microfinance operations and broaden its commercial lending portfolio.

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