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Vietnam’s economy grows at fastest rate in a decade

Related Articles HANOI: Vietnam’s economy grew 6.81 percent this year — its strongest rate for a decade — thanks in part to surging exports, data showed Wednesday.Full-year GDP growth was slightly above the government target of 6.7 percent and outstripped ...

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Revenue per available room of Jeddah hotels in November lowest in a decade

Related Articles DUBAI: The revenue per available room (RevPAR) of Jeddah hotels last month was the lowest for a November since 2007, industry monitor STR said in its preliminary report yesterday.RevPAR, arguably the most important of all ratios used in ...

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Aramco lifts spending plans to $414bn over next decade

DAMMAM: Saudi Aramco plans to raise its spending to $ 414 billion over the next 10 years, including on infrastructure and drilling, as the state oil giant moves into new businesses, executives said. The spending plan is higher than Aramco’s ...

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Egypt-Gaza border opens under Palestinian Authority control for first time in a decade

Related Articles GAZA: The Egypt-Gaza border opened under control of the Palestinian Authority for the first time since 2007 on Saturday, raising residents’ hopes for easier passage in and out of the impoverished enclave.An Egyptian-brokered reconciliation deal last month formally ...

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A decade in the making, Louvre Abu Dhabi draws crowd as diverse as UAE

ABU DHABI: The Louvre Abu Dhabi opened its doors to the public on Saturday, after a decade-long wait, drawing a crowd as diverse as the cosmopolitan UAE itself.Long lines of people on Saturday thronged the new museum, which encompasses work ...

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Bank of England Raises Rates for First Time in a Decade

Advertisement LONDON — The Bank of England raised its main interest rate on Thursday for the first time in a decade, joining its central bank peers in rolling back stimulus measures taken during the global financial crisis. The rate increase ...

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Fatah and Hamas: a decade of strained relations

GAZA CITY: Ties between Palestinian rivals Fatah, a secular party, and the Islamist Hamas have been tense for a decade, at times erupting into deadly conflict.Hamas controls the narrow Mediterranean Gaza enclave of the Palestinian territories, while Fatah is based ...

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Digging In for Next Decade, U.S. Expands Kabul Security Zone

KABUL, Afghanistan — Soon, American Embassy employees in Kabul will no longer need to take a Chinook helicopter ride to cross the street to a military base less than 100 yards outside the present Green Zone security district. Instead, the ...

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