Vietnam
| 21 Sep 2019 | 01:42

HANOI (Viet Nam News/ANN) - Vietnam has climbed in the ranking of best countries in which to invest this year, surpassing other Southeast Asian nations, such as Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia.

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Business
Vietnam
| 21 Sep 2019 | 01:41

HANOI (Viet Nam News/ANN) - The Ministry of Finance has postponed its plan of increasing the most-favoured nation (MFN) tariff on imported hot rolled steel coil (HRC) from zero per cent to 5 per cent after collecting opinions from businesses and experts.

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Business
China (PRC)
| 21 Sep 2019 | 00:50

BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) - The vow came as some protesters engaged in violent confrontations last weekend, resulting in eight injuries.

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Politics, Regional
Vietnam
| 21 Sep 2019 | 00:49

HCM CITY, Vietnam (Viet Nam News/ANN) - The third Vietnam -Thailand defence policy dialogue took place in HCM City on Thursday under the chair of Vietnam’s Deputy Defence Minister Nguyen Chi Vinh and Thailand’s Permanent Secretary of Defence Natt Intracharoen.

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Politics, Regional
Vietnam
| 21 Sep 2019 | 00:18

HCM CITY, Vietnam (Viet Nam News/ANN) - All of HCM City’s 24 districts will have Internet of Things (IoT) broadcasting stations installed this month, making the city the first place in Việt Nam to be fully covered with an IoT network.

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Business
China (PRC)
| 21 Sep 2019 | 00:17

BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) - China is expected to work to extend its carbon trading market from the power sector to seven other industries from 2021 to 2025 after the pilot program proves the system effective and cost-friendly in carbon emissions control, a senior expert said.

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Economy, Environment
Myanmar
| 20 Sep 2019 | 21:25

NAYPYITAW (Eleven Media Group/ANN) - Myanmar is planning to finish the construction of 280-megawatt Upper Yeywa hydropower project in 2022 and it will produce 1.409 billion kilowatts hours of electricity annually, according to Ministry of Electricity and Energy.

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Economy
Japan
| 20 Sep 2019 | 21:24

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Behind the recent not-guilty rulings for three former executives of Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. lies a high hurdle that exists in criminal trials, which strictly examine whether or not defendants should be penalised.

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General
Japan
| 20 Sep 2019 | 21:23

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The education ministry announced Friday that 97.1 per cent of 1,074 universities and junior colleges in the nation have been recognised as eligible for a free higher education program (see below) for students from low-income households, a system that will be launched in April 2020.

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Politics
Japan
| 20 Sep 2019 | 21:20

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The growth in the number of foreign visitors to Japan has started to stagnate.

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General