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Ho Chi Minh City tax revenues top $4.3 bln

Ho Chi Minh City’s revenues topped VND96.6 trillion (US$ 4.3 billion) in the first half, with tax revenues from the private sector rising and that from the state sector falling. The amount was 9.5 percent up year-on-year and around half of this year’s target of VND195.8 trillion, according to the ...

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City birds again prove to be angrier than rural birds

No need to head to the movie theater or download the video game app: Angry Birds can be found right in your backyard this summer–if you live in the suburbs, that is. Virginia Tech researchers recently found that birds that live in suburban areas exhibit significantly higher levels of territorial ...

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Leicester City Completes Rise by Clinching Premier League Title

By ANDREW DAS May 2, 2016 Leicester City, which was promoted to England’s Premier League only two years ago and flirted with relegation just last spring, capped one of the most remarkable seasons in soccer history without kicking a ball. It clinched its first Premier League title on Monday after second-place Tottenham ...

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New York City Casts a Net to Catch the Next Big Start-Up

For years, New York — a city not accustomed to being second banana — has looked on as Silicon Valley has solidified its influence over the technology industry. Sure, New York has added tens of thousands of good-paying tech jobs while the Wall Street job engine has sputtered. And the ...

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Your Computer Can Build a Sweet City From Scratch

Your city might drive you crazy. But all that chaos exists only at the street level. From on high, cities follow rules: They bend around topography, tower above zoning, and squeeze between bodies of water. Anything with rules can be gamed. So imagine you’re making a game, of the video ...

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