Indonesia mulls developing tax-haven areas to lure investment

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Indonesia mulls developing tax-haven areas to lure investment

Indonesia is considering options for setting up tax-haven jurisdictions as it tries to lure back billions of dollars through its amnesty program to fund infrastructure projects and finance the widening budget deficit, Coordinating Maritime Minister Luhut Panjaitan said on Sunday.

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Turkey orders detention of 47 more journalists: government official

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Turkey orders detention of 47 more journalists: government official

Turkey ordered another 47 journalists detained on Wednesday, a government official said, part of a widening crackdown on supporters of U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, accused by Ankara of masterminding a failed military coup.

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Russian cargo airline to add Cambodia flight

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Russia's largest cargo airline, AirBridge Cargo Airlines, will launch a weekly flight to Cambodia this month as part of its expansion of services in Southeast Asia, according to international media reports.

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The razor-thin houses of Hanoi

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The razor-thin houses of Hanoi

A triangular house which is only one meter in its narrowest side stands by a newly expanded road in Hanoi. Road widening projects often encroach on residential spaces, creating tiny houses of various (and weird) shapes and sizes. Many affected residents choose to stay because all patches of land in the city, no matter how small, are expensive. Photos: Le Hieu/Zing

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U.S.-backed Syrian alliance widens offensive near IS capital

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U.S.-backed Syrian alliance widens offensive near IS capital

A U.S.-backed alliance of Syrian militias is widening an offensive against Islamic State near its de facto capital of Raqqa, targeting an area where the group controls a disused air base, a monitoring group and a Kurdish official said on Monday.

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Zika virus scare spreads as Brazil gears up for Carnival, Olympics

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Zika virus scare spreads as Brazil gears up for Carnival, Olympics

Olympic and tourism officials in Brazil downplayed risks for foreign visitors from the mosquito-borne Zika virus on Monday, even as the health ministry warned pregnant women to consult doctors before visiting the country amid a widening scare.

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A world divided: Elites descend on Swiss Alps amid rising inequality

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A world divided: Elites descend on Swiss Alps amid rising inequality

Politicians and business leaders gathering in the Swiss Alps this week face an increasingly divided world, with the poor falling further behind the super-rich and political fissures in the United States, Europe and the Middle East running deeper than at any time in decades.

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Vietnam’s economy on path to speedy recovery

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Vietnam’s economy on path to speedy recovery

Vietnam's economy this year bounced back and exceeded expectations with the GDP growth rate reaching an estimated 6.7%- the highest rate in five years.

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Vietnam, Russian firms to expand ties

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Vietnam, Russian firms to expand ties

Besides traditional co-operation areas, Vietnamese and Russian businesses should take initiative in widening their relations, vice chairman of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) Hoang Quang Phong told a business conference held yesterday in Hanoi.

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Price of Japanese sweet potatoes goes up

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Price of Japanese sweet potatoes goes up

Price of Japanese purple sweet potatoes grown in the Mekong delta provinces has surged lately because of increased demand of export to China.

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Vietnam's dong falls a sixth week as Fed rate hike draws near

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Vietnam’s dong fell for a sixth week, the longest run of declines since April, after the U.S. signaled it’s close to raising interest rates just as sentiment toward the currency deteriorates amid widening deficits.

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VW scandal spreads to gasoline-powered cars

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The Volkswagen scandal is widening as the company says it has found faulty emissions readings for the first time in gasoline-powered cars. Meanwhile, its Porsche unit is halting some sales of models criticized by U.S. regulators. Bloomberg's Hans Nichols reports on "Countdown."

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Hanoi pavements being consumed by road-widening

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Hanoi pavements being consumed by road-widening

Road-widening in Hanoi will consume some pavements and grassy strips to give more space for vehicles and reduce congestion.

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OPEC nations plan to join UN climate drive

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OPEC nations plan to join UN climate drive

OPEC members Iran and Saudi Arabia, the top greenhouse gas emitters yet to submit national strategies for tackling climate change, say they will do so before a UN summit in December in a sign of widening participation even by oil producers.

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VN to give poor people more say in poverty policymaking

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VN to give poor people more say in poverty policymaking

Viet Nam is widening its approaches to dealing with poverty, the Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA,) Pham Thi Hai Chuyen, said yesterday.

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