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World Bank, VN to create trade information website

World Bank, VN to create trade information website A garment production line in Viet Nam. With support from the World Bank, Viet Nam will develop a trade information portal to make all regulatory trade-related information usedful fot Vietnamese exporters and importers. — Photo VNA HA NOI (VNS) — The World ...

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Industry, trade sector urged to take on world

Industry, trade sector urged to take on world Primie Minister Nguyen Tan Dung delivers his speech at a conference to review the industry and trade sector’s activities and tasks for 2016. The PM urges the sector to make full use of advantages and opportunities to expand export markets brought about ...

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World Briefing: South Africa: A King Goes to Prison

World Briefing By REUTERS December 31, 2015 The king of the AbaThembu clan has started a 12-year prison sentence for arson, kidnapping and assault, local news media reported on Thursday. The king, Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo, 51, was convicted of the offenses in 2009 but had fought the verdict in the courts for ...

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Vietnam company denies fraud accusations after debarred by World Bank

A Vietnamese waste water treatment company has rejected accusations of fraudulent and collusive practices in two projects funded by the World Bank, saying it was unfairly debarred by the development lender.  Nguyen Phuong Quy, general director of SFC Vietnam Investment Development for Environment Company, on Wednesday told news website Zing ...

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World Briefing: Indonesia: Boat Disaster’s Toll Rises

Rescuers on Thursday recovered 40 more bodies from waters in central Indonesia, raising the confirmed death toll from the weekend sinking of a passenger boat to 63. Fifteen people are still missing. The local disaster mitigation agency revised the number of survivors to 40, saying one person had been counted ...

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World Bank debars Vietnamese firm for alleged fraud

The World Bank has debarred a Vietnamese waste water treatment company for 10 years for alleged fraudulent and collusive practices in two projects that it has funded. The Washington-based development lender said in a statement late last week that SFC Vietnam Investment Development for Environment Corporation and its affiliates will ...

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