Oil falls on fears faltering economic growth to hit demand

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A petrol station attendant prepares to refuel a car in Rome, Italy, January 4, 2012. REUTERS/Max Rossi By Noah Browning LONDON (Reuters) -Oil prices edged down on Wednesday as expectations grew that demand growth will fall as inflation and supply chain issues strain major economies, though surging prices for power generation […]

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Former Khanh Hoa deputy chairman arrested for land violations

A former deputy chairman of Khanh Hoa Province was arrested Thursday for handing over land plots to businesses without bids, costing the state hundreds of billions of dong (VND1 billion = $43,000). Dao Cong Thien, 59, was arrested by the Khanh Hoa anti-corruption police to be investigated for violating land management regulations. Vo Tan Thai, […]

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Party leader requests better results in corruption fight

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Nguyen Phu Trong on August 5 chaired the 20th meeting of the Central Steering Committee for Corruption Prevention and Control. The meeting, the first since the CPV convened its 13th National Congress earlier this year, aimed at reviewing the fight against corruption in the first half […]

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Arrest of former Director of Construction Department on Bribery!!

KHANH HOA – Like the former leaders of Khanh Hoa province who were prosecuted before, the former director of this province’s Department of Construction was arrested on charges of making a mistake when allocating land to businesses “causing budget loss.” According to Tuoi Tre newspaper, on the afternoon of September 17, the Khanh Hoa Provincial Public […]

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U.S. to waive sanctions on firm, CEO behind Russia’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline -source

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A road sign directs traffic towards the Nord Stream 2 gas line landfall facility entrance in Lubmin, Germany, September 10, 2020. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke/File Photo MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian officials on Wednesday said Moscow’s fraught ties with Washington could benefit from the waiving of U.S. sanctions on the company in charge of […]

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EU agrees partial truce with U.S. over Trump tariffs

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: European Union flags flutter outside the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium May 5, 2021. REUTERS/Yves Herman By Philip Blenkinsop BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union has agreed to a partial truce with the United States in a dispute over metal tariffs imposed by former president Donald Trump and to start […]

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Colonial Pipeline paid hackers nearly $5 million in ransom – Bloomberg News

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Holding tanks are seen in an aerial photograph at Colonial Pipeline’s Dorsey Junction Station in Woodbine, Maryland, U.S. May 10, 2021. REUTERS/Drone Base/File Photo (Reuters) -Colonial Pipeline paid nearly $ 5 million to Eastern European hackers on Friday after a crippling cyberattack that shut the largest fuel pipeline network in the […]

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Traders book tankers in Europe to ship gasoline across Atlantic after Colonial shutdown

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Holding tanks are seen at Colonial Pipeline’s Charlotte Tank Farm in Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S. in an undated photograph. Colonial Pipeline/Handout via REUTERS. By Ahmad Ghaddar and Ron Bousso LONDON (Reuters) -Traders provisionally booked at least six tankers to ship gasoline from Europe to U.S. destinations following a cyber attack that […]

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BioNTech committed to deliver 1.8 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccine this year

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Empty vials of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine are seen at The Michener Institute, in Toronto, Canada January 4, 2021 in this file photo. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio/File Photo By Ludwig Burger FRANKFURT (Reuters) – BioNTech said on Monday that its order backlog together with partner Pfizer (NYSE:) for delivery of COVID-19 […]

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U.S. government working to help top fuel pipeline operator after cyberattack

2/2 © Reuters. Holding tanks are seen at Colonial Pipeline’s Charlotte Tank Farm in Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S. an undated photograph. Colonial Pipeline/Handout via REUTERS. 2/2 By Laila Kearney (Reuters) -U.S. government officials were working closely with top U.S. fuel pipeline operator Colonial Pipeline on Sunday to help it recover from a ransomware cyberattack that […]

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