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FASHION WEEK SPRING-SUMMER TO COME BACK IN LATE APRIL

Vietnam International Fashion Week Spring-Summer 2017 will make a comeback in town from April 25-28 at the Gem Center in HCMC’s District 1. The event will feature 20 shows by foreign fashion designers, including Xuan Haute Couture from France, Betty Tran from Australia, João Rolo from Portugal, THIRD from South …

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Rich and famous in the Paradise Papers

Apple, Bono and Queen Elizabeth II are just a few of the big names and companies revealed in the Paradise Papers leak to have shifted money across the globe to cut tax. The spotlight on the tax affairs of the rich and powerful comes after a trove of documents was …

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Bitcoin tops £5,000 in value

The price of Bitcoin has surpassed £5,000 per coin – a new record. While it is a historic moment of sorts, Bitcoin is usually compared to the dollar. The virtual currency peaked at $6,649.33 (£5,015) at about 16:34 GMT on Wednesday, according to Bloomberg. The total value of Bitcoin in …

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Trump vows crackdown after New York attack

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Wednesday vowed a battery of tough measures to curb immigration after a deadly terror attack in New York, but left the White House scrambling to figure out how to fulfil his promises. Looking to burnish his hardline image after what appeared to be the …

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Amsterdam bans controversial ’beer-bikes’

"The beer bicycle may be banned from the city centre to stop it from being a nuisance," the Amsterdam District Court said in a statement.

THE HAGUE — Amsterdam will enforce a new ban on ’beer-bikes’ this week after years of complaints by locals about rowdy tourists getting drunk and disorderly while pedalling along its famous canals. As from Wednesday “the beer bicycle may be banned from the city centre to stop it from being …

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