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How to spend your Black Friday money on stuff that actually matters.

It's Black Friday , and you know what that means! We're all part of a corporate machine that makes us rip each other's hair out at 6 a.m. for the last $20 spiralizer at Target. SEE ALSO: Bad idea alert: Retail employees are trying to sell their uniforms for Black Friday shoppers Let's be real: Black Friday is a ...

- Mashable! - US

Singapore stocks outperform SE Asian peers.

Singapore shares touched a two-and-half-year closing high on Friday, as industrial output in October climbed for a fifteenth straight month, while Philippine and Vietnam stocks reversed losses from earlier in the day to end higher.

- BangkokPost - TH

Vietnam prosecutes bank officials.

HANOI: Vietnam has prosecuted five former officials of the unlisted Dong A Bank for violating rules that "lead to serious consequences", police said on Friday, part of a widening investigation involving the Ho Chi Minh City-based lender.

- BangkokPost - TH

Four Indian boxers in fray on Friday.

Guwahati, Nov 23 Four Indian boxers will step into the ring on Friday, as the curtain goes up on the semifinals of the AIBA Women's Youth World Boxing Championships here. Ten bouts in the fly, feather, welter, middle and heavy categories are on the card on the opening day of this epochal stage, with only Russia matching the ...

- Yahoo! News - US

What POW/MIA Means To A New Generation Of Veterans.

The POW/MIA movement that began during the Vietnam War changed the way the U.S. sees its responsibility for missing service members. A new generation of veterans sees the flag differently than before.

- NPR - US

What Brookings experts said about Trump's marathon trip to Asia.

Earlier this month and coinciding with the one-year anniversary of his election, President Trump set out on an 11-day trip to five Asian countries: China, Japan, South Korea, Vietnam, and the Philippines. In his first year in office, Trump has withdrawn the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Paris ...

- Brookings - US

Decades later, Vietnam vets may be silently fighting cancer-causing parasite.

VA pilot study suggests many have liver flukes that are linked to rare bile duct cancer.

- Ars Technica UK - US

White House military personnel removed after allegations of contact with women in Vietnam.

The military is scrutinizing three Army noncommissioned officers who allegedly broke curfew during Trump's trip to Vietnam this month, officials said

- National Post - CA

Pentagon Probes 3 Army Officers For Alleged Misbehavior In Trump Asia Trip.

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon says it is investigating allegations of misbehavior by three service members during President Donald Trump's trip to Asia earlier this month.The Washington Post reports that the Army personnel are under investigations for claims they broke curfew and had improper contact with foreign women ...

- TPM News - US

Pentagon investigating staffers' conduct on Trump visit to Vietnam.

Three military personnel assigned to President Donald Trump during Asian trip were reassigned amid an investigation into alleged contacts with foreign women.

- UPI - US

Roy Moore pursued young girls for their 'purity'.

Senate candidate Roy Moore was interested in underage girls because he was looking for the purity of a young woman,' according to a pastor The Alabama judge also had a hard time finding women his age after returning from the Vietnam War, leaving him no choice but to pursue young girls, added pastor...

- The Raw Story - US

VA study shows parasite from Vietnam may be killing vets

A half century after serving in Vietnam, hundreds of veterans have a new reason to believe they may be dying from a silent bullet — test results show some men may have been infected by a slow-killing parasite while fighting in the jungles of Southeast Asia.

- WRAL.com - US

Army Members Accused of Misbehavior on Trump Trip

The Pentagon has confirmed it is investigating allegations that three service members on President Trump's Asia trip broke curfew and had what the Washington Post calls "improper contact" with women in Vietnam. Sources tell the Post that the Army noncommissioned officers have been reassigned from their White House roles ...

- Newser - US

Ontario premier leads trade mission to China and Vietnam

It is the first time an Ontario premier has led a trade mission to Vietnam.

- Global News - CA

Putin and Trump Discussed Syria, Iran, the DPRK and Ukraine on the Phone

US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin held a telephone conversation discussing the situation in Syria, Iran, North Korea and Ukraine, the Kremlin said, reports bgnes.  "Putin stressed his willingness to contribute actively to long-term political security in the country, quoting UN Security ...

- Novinite - BG

VA study shows parasite from Vietnam may be killing vets

HEROLD, W.Va. — A half century after serving in Vietnam, hundreds of veterans have a new reason to believe they may be dying from a silent bullet — test results show some men may have been infected by a…

- Billings Gazette - US

Vietnamese Refugee Becomes Billionaire Philanthropist in U.S.

Vietnamese refugee Kieu Hoang’s experience after arriving in the U.S. is similar to many immigrants in this country. To support his family, he worked several jobs, including delivering newspapers and working at a lab making $1.25 an hour. He worked his way up, eventually owning his own blood plasma company that ...

- Voice of America - US

VA study shows parasite from Vietnam may be killing vets

A half century after serving in Vietnam, hundreds of veterans have a new reason to believe they may be dying from a silent bullet -- test results show some men may have been infected by a slow-killing parasite while fighting in the jungles of Southeast Asia.

- WRAL.com - US

The Platform Economy

While developed countries in Europe, North America, and Asia are rapidly aging, emerging economies are predominantly youthful. Nigerian, Indonesian, and Vietnamese young people will shape global work trends at an increasingly rapid pace, bringing to bear their experience in dynamic informal markets on a tech-enabled gig ...

- Project Syndicate - US

The slow-acting ‘silent bullet’ killing Vietnam veterans 50 years later

Half a century after serving in Vietnam, hundreds of veterans have a new reason to believe they may be dying from a silent bullet – test results show some men may have been infected by a slow-killing parasite while fighting in the jungles of Southeast Asia. The Department of Veterans Affairs this year commissioned a ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

VA study shows parasite from Vietnam may be killing vets

A half century after serving in Vietnam, hundreds of veterans have a new reason to believe they may be dying from a silent bullet — test results show some men … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Study shows parasite from Vietnam may be killing veterans

A half a century after serving in Vietnam, hundreds of veterans have a new reason to believe they may be dying from a silent bullet — test results show some men may have been infected by a slow-killing parasite while fighting in the...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Study Suggests Old Parasite Is Killing Vietnam War Vets

A half a century after serving in Vietnam, hundreds of veterans have a new reason to believe they may be dying from a silent bullet—test results show some men may have been infected by a slow-killing parasite while fighting in the jungles of Southeast Asia. The Department of Veterans...

- Newser - US

VA study shows parasite from Vietnam may be killing vets

- Townhall.com - US

Philanthropist: 'I Cannot Eat Three Bowls of Rice at One Time'

When the Vietnam War ended in 1975, and the first refugees trickled into the Los Angeles area, Helene Ross, co-founder of the Westlake Women's Club, organized the group to collect necessities and distribute them to displaced Vietnamese. Kieu Hoang accepted clothing and, later, household goods and a motorbike. In September, ...

- Voice of America - US

Philanthropist: 'I Cannot Eat Three Bowls of Rice at One Time'

Vietnamese-American entrepreneur donates $10 million to help Harvey and California flooding victims rebuild. Elizabeth Lee talks with philanthropist Kieu Hoang.

- Voice of America - US

VA study shows parasite from Vietnam may be killing veterans

HERALD, W.Va. — A half a century after serving in Vietnam, hundreds of veterans have a new reason to believe they may be dying from a silent bullet — test results show some men may have been infected by…

- Billings Gazette - US

TWE Remembers: General Westmoreland Says the End Begins to Come Into View' in Vietnam

Never overpromise and under deliver.

- The Council on Foreign Relations - US

Meet the 'Spacecraft Dressmaker' Sewing Thermal Blankets at NASA

After the Fall of Saigon and coming to the U.S., Lien Pham's journey included a full-time job sewing while she went to trade school one night a week. These days, she can be found at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, where she's worked for 16 years.

- Yahoo! News - US

Study shows parasite from Vietnam may be killing US veterans

A half a century after serving in Vietnam, hundreds of veterans have a new reason to believe they may be dying from a silent bullet—test results show some men may have been infected by a slow-killing parasite while fighting in the jungles of Southeast Asia. The post Study shows parasite from Vietnam may be killing US ...

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Pentagon investigating Army members for alleged misbehavior during Trump's trip to Asia

Three Army service members allegedly broke curfew and made improper conduct with women during Trump's stop in Vietnam.         

- USA TODAY - US

MIA airman's dog tags returned to family 50 years later

After Air Force Col. Richard A. Kibbey's helicopter was shot down 50 years ago in Vietnam, his wife never gave up hope he would be found. His children got some closure Monday when Kibbey's identifying dog tags,' lost with the airman when the rescue helicopter he was co-piloting was shot down in 1967, were returned

- Stars and Stripes - US

VA study shows parasite from Vietnam may be killing vets

A half a century after serving in Vietnam, hundreds of veterans have a new reason to believe they may be dying from a silent bullet — test results show some men may have been infected by a slow-killing parasite while fighting in the jungles of Southeast Asia.

- Stars and Stripes - US

White House military personnel removed amid investigation into contacts with foreign women during Trump's Asia trip

Three Army noncommissioned officers allegedly broke curfew during the president's visit to Vietnam.

- Washington Post - US

Roy Moore Dated 'Younger Ladies' For Their 'Purity,' His Pastor Friend Says

A prominent right-wing preacher who appeared alongside Senate candidate Roy Moore at a campaign rally just days ago said that Moore dated teen girls because of their “purity” and because when he got back from Vietnam there weren't any women his age left to date.Pastor Flip Benham told a local Alabama radio show ...

- TPM News - US

Trump and Putin spoke by phone about Syria, White House says

The White House says President Donald Trump has spoken on the phone with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The White House says Syria, Iran, North Korea and Ukraine were on the agenda. Trump and Putin spoke informally several times last week when they attended a summit in Vietnam. They agreed on...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Airman's dog tags returned 50 years after he was shot down

ORLANDO, Fla. — Air Force Col. Richard A. Kibbey's dog tags have been returned to his family some 50 years after his helicopter was shot down over Vietnam.

- Billings Gazette - US

White House: Trump, Putin set to speak Tuesday

The White House says President Donald Trump plans to speak with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday. Trump and Putin spoke informally several times last week when they attended a summit in Vietnam. They agreed on a number of principles for the future of war-torn Syria. Trump's conversation...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Singapore, Vietnam stocks outperform SE Asian peers

Singapore shares rose slightly more than 1% on Tuesday on expectations that its economy grew at a faster pace than initially estimated, which may dispel worries that the affluent city-state is too dependent on its tech products.

- BangkokPost - TH

NASA Spots Tropical Depression Kirogi Dissipating

Tropical Depression Kirogi made landfall in southeastern Vietnam on Nov. 19 and NASA's Aqua satellite passed over the storm as it was dissipating over land.  

- ENN - US

Vietnam stocks electrified as deals prompt 're-rating'

HANOI: Vietnamese stocks have taken off in November -- with the benchmark VN Index rising more than 10% -- as foreign investors rushed to expand their footprints in the fast-expanding economy.

- BangkokPost - TH

NASA spots Tropical Depression Kirogi dissipating

Tropical Depression Kirogi made landfall in southeastern Vietnam on Nov. 19 and NASA's Aqua satellite passed over the storm as it was dissipating over land.

- PhysOrg - NL

Vietnam approves bill letting banks be declared bankrupt

HANOI: Vietnam's national assembly on Monday gave authorities the ability to declare troubled banks bankrupt, through an amendment to a law on the operation of credit organisations, the government website said.

- BangkokPost - TH

Tropical Storm Kirogi hits Vietnam

Downpour triggers flooding in the storm-weary country, with with 182 millimetres of rain reported in Quy Nhon.

- Al Jazeera - QA

From the war in Vietnam to the war in Israel

Terror victim David Ramati recounts the ramming attack, talks about his conversion and service in the US and Israeli armies.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Hanoi locals' secrets on how to enjoy the city

Hanoi is often touted as the land of motorbikes and steamy pho . And that's partly true.

- CNN Top Stories - US

Arthur Cyr: Donald Trump visits Vietnam

Most press attention has focused on the two largest economic powers in the region , China and Japan. However, arguably...

- Deseret News - US

Xi Jinping and Shinzo Abe say it's a fresh start for China and Japan. Hmm...

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese President Xi Jinping have emerged from talks in the Vietnamese city of Da Nang to declare the two nations will embark upon a “fresh start” to their often troubled relationship. The two leaders, who met on the fringes of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit, ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Xi Jinping and Shinzo Abe say it’s a fresh start for China and Japan. Hmm...

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese President Xi Jinping have emerged from talks in the Vietnamese city of Da Nang to declare the two nations will embark upon a “fresh start” to their often troubled relationship. The two leaders, who met on the fringes of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit, ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Trump’s vanishing act: a metaphor for the US in Asia?

For the past two weeks, a handful of Asia-Pacific countries have rolled out the red carpet for Donald Trump, who completed his first visit to Southeast Asia as the US president while also chalking up a few other “firsts”. Trump attended his first Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting in Da Nang, Vietnam, ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

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