Posts Tagged ‘ White ’

White House:Obama likely to address Congress next week

January 25, 2009
White House:Obama likely to address Congress next week

U.S. President Barack Obama is likely to address the Congress next week, both Democrats and Republicans, to make known his policy priorities, including his economy recovery plan, said the White House on Friday. Newly-inaugurated US President Barack Obama pauses while delivering inaugural address in front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C. Jan. 20, 2009. [...]

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Guards of white gold

January 23, 2009
Guards of white gold

Yen (swallow) Island in Nha Trang city is a secret to many people. The island is opened for only guards and workers who collect swallow nests. The house of guards of Yen island.Lookatvietnam – Yen (swallow) Island in Nha Trang city is a secret to many people. The island is opened for only guards and [...]

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Black or White

December 22, 2008
Black or White

VietNamNet Bridge – The global financial turmoil has slowed two years’ massive influx of FDI into Vietnam. Will the foreign community’s confidence in Vietnam’s economic prospects remain strong and lead to an expected upswing of FDI inflows beyond 2009? Vietnam has some ground to make up if it wants to maintain its reputation as an [...]

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White House, Congressional Democrats agree on auto bailout plan

December 10, 2008
White House, Congressional Democrats agree on auto bailout plan

The White House and the Congressional Democrats have reached an agreement in principle on a draft 15-billion-dollar government loan plan to bail out the country’s crippled auto industry from bankruptcy. Factory employees are seen working in the plant of General Motors in the city of Silao, in the state of Guanajuato, Mexico in this November [...]

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Obama announces more White House staff

November 20, 2008
Obama announces more White House staff

U.S. President-elect Barack Obama announced more White House staff on Wednesday, including his long-time friends. President-elect Barack Obama smiles during a meeting in Obama’s transition office in Chicago, November 17, 2008.(Xinhua/Reuters Photo)“I am pleased to announce these new additions to our team, and I’ll be relying on their broad and diverse experience in the months [...]

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Obama, Bush wrap up talks at White House

November 11, 2008
Obama, Bush wrap up talks at White House

U.S. president-elect Barack Obama and outgoing leader George W. Bush discussed the economic situation and foreign policy at their White House meeting Monday. L-R: U.S. President George W. Bush, First Lady Laura Bush, Michelle Obama and president-elect Barack Obama stand outside the Diplomatic entrance of the White House in Washington. Obama, gearing up for his [...]

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Obama moves on to prepare for White House life

November 7, 2008
Obama moves on to prepare for White House life

U.S. President-elect Barack Obama has taken no rest after a 22-month campaign and is moving onto prepare for his upcoming presidency. Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama(1st L) accompanied by his wife Michelle(2nd L), his election partner Joe Biden(1st R) and wife acknowledges the supporters at the election night rally in Chicago, the United States, on [...]

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White and blue collar workers flock to VN by the thousands

November 4, 2008
White and blue collar workers flock to VN by the thousands

VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam is fast becoming one of the best places to work in Southeast Asia for both white and blue-collar foreign workers. Many locals are also seeking work overseas including these girls at a job centre.Though official statistics are hard to come by, it is estimated that 90,000 foreigners are now living [...]

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The mysterious white snake

October 14, 2008
The mysterious white snake

VietNamNet Bridge – Duong Quang Dung in hamlet 4, Long Phu town, Long Phu district in the southern province of Soc Trang, is the owner of a unique all-white snake. Dung’s son with the white snakeLocal residents say they have never seen such a strange snake before. Tran Quoc Hung, a local resident, said: “I’m [...]

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House rejects financial rescue bill despite White House’s strong pressure

September 30, 2008
House rejects financial rescue bill despite White House’s strong pressure

The U.S. House of Representatives rejected Monday the 700-billion-dollar financial rescue legislation, which Bush Administration said is “urgently needed to address a crisis in our financial system that threatens the entire U.S. economy.” U.S. President George W. Bush makes a statement about the economic bailout package from the White House in Washington September 29, 2008. [...]

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Vietnam, Cuba foreign ministries to bolster ties

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Vietnam’s top diplomat has affirmed that the Foreign Ministry will closely cooperate with its Cuban counterpart to implement the agreements reached by the two...