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WA is only just starting to wake up to Vietnam’s opportunities

A coastal province, it is surrounded by the core hub of economic activity of a country with GDP growth so white-hot, even the COVID-19 pandemic has not cooled it off completely. Vietnam is one of the few Asian economies expected to maintain positive growth in 2020. Here in WA, we’re …

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As it happened: Fans shoot the messenger after stuttering start by Seven

The doping dramas continue with more athletes testing positive A Kenyan runner and a Ukrainian shotputter are among the latest athletes to be banned from the Games after positive doping tests. Simon Kemble, part of Kenya’s 4 x 400 relay team, and Oleksandr Bagach from the Ukraine will not be …

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Man dead after two stabbings overnight

A late-night argument in South Yarra has left one man dead and another on the run. Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was stabbed to death on Friday night. The scene of the stabbing in South Yarra.Credit:Luis Ascui Two men were seen arguing on the corner of Essex …

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‘Irreplaceable’ books by Galileo, Newton found under house in Romania

The Hague: Police in Romania have uncovered a trove of “irreplaceable” books including first editions of works by Galileo Galilei and Isaac Newton that were stolen in a sophisticated 2017 heist from a warehouse in London, police and the European Union’s judicial co-operation agency said on Friday. The stash of …

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Budget wait for JobSeeker boost, but supplement likely for new year

“If further support is needed past December, then clearly we are open to that,” Senator Ruston told The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age. Loading “We have seen this coronavirus pandemic has thrown so many curve balls at us, not the least being the Victorian situation causing massive damage to …

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Trump to block TikTok, WeChat downloads in US, officials say

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross told Fox Business Network that “the basic TikTok will stay intact until November 12”. The ban on new US downloads of the widely popular app could still be rescinded by President Donald Trump before it takes effect if ByteDance seals a deal with Oracle that addresses …

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Firefighter dies battling blaze sparked by gender-reveal celebration

“Our deepest sympathies are with the family, friends and fellow firefighters during this time,” Forest Service spokesperson Zach Behrens said in the statement. No other information was released about the firefighter, the agency the firefighter worked for or the circumstances of the firefighter’s death. Cal Fire said earlier this month …

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Sam Kerr on equal footing with Cristiano Ronaldo in new FIFA game

“She’s been unbelievable – she’s been our best player for both and country – her rise over the past 12 to 18 months has been incredible,” she said. “Her move to Chelsea vindicates that and proves how good she’s been. She’s broken records, she’s made history, and she was at …

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Kragh Andersen executes perfect attack to claim Tour de France stage win

Denmark’s Soren Kragh Andersen claimed his second audacious solo stage win of the Tour de France on Friday with a perfectly timed attack late in the 19th stage, an undulating 166.5-kilometre ride from Bourg en Bresse to Champagnole. The Sunweb rider, who also won the 14th stage in Lyon with …

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‘Rolled over’: Dismal finish sums up Giants’ season, says Cameron

The coach said he is highly confident star forward Jeremy Cameron will remain with the club but was less optimistic regarding gun ball-carrier Zac Williams. Both men are free agents and highly sought after. The Giants also face a battle to retain the services of their top three picks from …

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