Opposition parties to ask speaker to directly put scandal probe bill to vote

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South Korea's four opposition parties Tuesday decided to request National Assembly Speaker Chung Sye-kyun exercise his authority to directly call a vote on a bill to arrange an extended special investigation into a scandal involving President Park Geun-hye.

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EU migrants set to be on agenda as UK Lords study Brexit bill

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Britain’s House of Lords will Monday begin detailed scrutiny of the bill empowering Prime Minister Theresa May to kickstart Brexit, with the fate of EU nationals living in Britain likely to be on the agenda.

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UN likely to vote next week on Syria sanctions

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Báo Đầu Tư English 4 day(s) ago

UNITED NATIONS: The UN Security Council is likely to vote next week on a draft resolution that would slap sanctions on Syria over the use of chemical weapons, but Russia is almost certain to veto the measure, diplomats said on Thursday (Feb 23).

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Vietnamese businesses grapple with Brexit

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 week(s) ago

Back in June of 2016, Britain sent shockwaves throughout Vietnam and around the globe by voting to leave the EU.

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Brexit bill set to clear major parliamentary hurdle

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LONDON: MPs look set to approve a bill on Wednesday (Feb 8) empowering Prime Minister Theresa May to start Brexit negotiations, in a major step towards Britain leaving the European Union.

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Trump gets his secretary of state but other fights loom

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SaiGon GP English 3 week(s) ago

President Donald Trump notched a victory on Wednesday with Rex Tillerson anointed as his secretary of state, but opposition Democrats girded for battle over other nominations, including his US Supreme Court pick, source from VNS/AFP.

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British MPs take first step to starting Brexit

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SaiGon GP English 3 week(s) ago 2 related news

British MPs debated until midnight on Tuesday over the merits of a bill giving Prime Minister Theresa May the power to start the country’s departure from the European Union.

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British MPs approve first stage of Brexit bill

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LONDON: British MPs on Wednesday (Feb 1) approved the first stage of a bill empowering Prime Minister Theresa May to start pulling Britain out of the European Union.

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No honeymoon for Donald Trump

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

Editor’s note: Dr. Terry F. Buss, a fellow of the U.S. National Academy of Public Administration, wrote this article exclusively for Tuoi Tre News to explain why there is no ‘honeymoon’ for President-elect Donald Trump following his election victory.

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Samsung leader named a suspect in South Korea political probe

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago 2 related news

A South Korean special prosecutor's office will question Samsung Group [SAGR.UL] leader Jay Y. Lee as a suspect in the widening influence-peddling scandal that led to a parliamentary vote to impeach President Park Geun-hye.

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Obama admits underestimating impact of Russian hacking

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama admitted Sunday that he "underestimated" the impact misinformation and hacking could have on democracies, a remark that follows an intelligence report on Russian meddling in the US presidential vote.

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UK will have 'control over borders' after Brexit: PM May

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

LONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday (Jan 8) insisted that Britain will have "control over our borders" after Brexit, suggesting she would be prepared to quit Europe's trading zone to achieve it.

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Electoral College convenes to confirm Trump's victory

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(s) ago

WASHINGTON: Members of America's Electoral College convened across the country on Monday (Dec 19) to formally anoint Donald Trump as president, with opponents clinging to slim hopes of a revolt that could deny him power.

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Electoral College seals Trump White House win

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

America’s Electoral College on Monday confirmed Donald Trump’s election as the 45th president of the United States, unswayed by a desperate bid by die-hard opponents to bar the Republican’s path to the White House, source from Vietnamnews.

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Trump wins U.S. Electoral College vote; a few electors break ranks

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

SEATTLE/AUSTIN, Texas, Dec 19 -- Republican Donald Trump prevailed in U.S. Electoral College voting on Monday to officially win election as the next president, easily dashing long-shot hopes by a small movement of detractors to block him from gaining the White House.

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