ADB provides US$300m loan to BIDV to support SMEs in Viet Nam The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Investment and Development of Viet Nam (BIDV) signed a US$300 million loan agreement on Wednesday to support the growth and productivity of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Viet Nam. “The agreement includes a $200 million loan provided by ADB and a $100 million loan arranged by ADB from 12 commercial lenders,” BIDV Chairman Phan Duc Tu said at the signing ceremony. “This is the biggest commercial loan ADB has provided to an Asian commercial bank so far, affirming the development finance institution’s positive evaluation of Viet Nam’s stability and economic growth as well as its trust in Viet Nam’s banking operations in general and BIDV in particular.” He said the loan would support SMEs in Viet Nam and reaffirm their partnership with ADB in achieving poverty reduction, economic … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 14/12
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Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Politics Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Politics | George Bush, 41st President, Dies at 94 Supported by ByAdam Nagourney Nov. 30, 2018 George Bush, the 41st president of the United States and the father of the 43rd, who steered the nation through a tumultuous period in world affairs but was denied a second term after support for his presidency collapsed under the weight of an economic downturn and his seeming inattention to domestic affairs, died Friday night at his home in Houston. He was 94. His death, which was announced by his office, came less than eight months after that of his wife of 73 years, Barbara Bush. Mr. Bush had a form of Parkinson’s disease that forced him to use a wheelchair or motorized scooter in recent years, and he had been in and out of hospitals during that time as his health declined. In April, a day after attending Mrs. … [Read more...] about George Bush, 41st President, Dies at 94
Dan Balz, The Washington Post Published 9:19 am PDT, Tuesday, October 2, 2018 Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, seen here on May 3, 2017, founded an organization, American Possibilities, to support Democratic efforts in the midterms. Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, seen here on May 3, 2017, founded an organization, American Possibilities, to support Democratic efforts in the midterms. Photo: Bloomberg Photo By David Paul Morris Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., and Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., seen here on Sept. 5, are both considered to be prospective presidential candidates. Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., and Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., seen here on Sept. 5, are both considered to be prospective presidential candidates. Photo: Washington Post Photo By Matt McClain John Hickenlooper, governor of Colorado, waves while arriving on stage during … [Read more...] about Will the Democrats wake up before 2020?
Read more transcripts from Face the Nation here. MARGARET BRENNAN, HOST: It's Sunday, August 5. I'm Margaret Brennan. And this is FACE THE NATION. President Trump is enjoying his 10-day vacation doing what he loves most, campaigning. (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) DONALD TRUMP, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES: A hundred years, I guess, 125 years, whoever has the White House, that party tends to lose the midterms. (CHEERING AND APPLAUSE) TRUMP: Look, if the Democrats get in, they're going to raise your taxes. You're going to have crime all over the place. You're going to have people pouring across the border. (END VIDEO CLIP) BRENNAN: But in terms of what's going on behind the scenes, behind the scenes to prepare for the midterms, the president's message is less clear. Last week, a dramatic presentation from top national security leaders underscored the administration's determination to keep the Russians from interfering. (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) DAN COATS, U.S. DIRECTOR … [Read more...] about Full transcript: “Face the Nation” on August 5, 2018
A forthcoming documentary suggests a Hobart woman who's serving a life sentence in prison for her role in two killings may have been a serial killer who also fed the remains of her dismembered lover to neighbors at a barbecue in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.Investigation Discovery, a crime-themed cable network that reaches 85 million U.S. households, will air the true crime thriller "Dead North" about Kelly Cochran, a Northwest Indiana woman who pleaded guilty to the 2016 murder of her husband, Jason Cochran, at their home on the 7100 block of Mississippi Street of Hobart. Cochran told Hobart police she injected her husband with heroin and smothered him with a pillow as revenge for the murder of her lover Christopher Regan, who she lured to her other home in Iron River, Michigan, with the promise of sex. Her husband burst out of the basement and shot Regan in the head with a .22 caliber rifle during the act, which the couple had plotted after making a "pact to kill off … [Read more...] about Documentary: Hobart woman may have fed dismembered lover to neighbors at barbecue, killed up to nine people