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Roles of gut bacteria in diabetes, obesity driven by genetic factors

A new study has examined how bacterial and mammalian genomics interact to boost insulin resistance and other metabolic disorders.The trillions of bacteria in the digestive system play a major role in the metabolism, and they're linked to the risks ...
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People get drawn into all kinds of bad relationships, not just abusive ones.        
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Researchers report long-term remissions in first personalized cell therapy trial

Eight of 14 patients in the first trial of a personalized cellular therapy for chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) responded to the therapy, with some complete remissions continuing past four and a half years.
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Cautious opening seen; US jobs data eyed

The early indicator SGX Nifty is 0.3% down at 7,816.50 levels
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Asian stocks mixed in choppy trade; US jobs data eyed

Asian stocks traded mixed on the final trading day of the week, mirroring the lead from Wall Street overnight. Market volatility was high in early trade as investors awaited the nonfarm payrolls rep
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Syrian Refugee Father Of Drowned Young Sons Prepares To Take Their Bodies Home

The father of two young refugee boys from Syria, who drowned with their mother on Wednesday while trying to reach Greece, identified their bodies at a Turkish morgue on Thursday and prepared to take
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Private-Equity Firms Plunge Back Into the Oil Patch

Private-equity firms are doubling down on energy, despite heavy damage from their last adventure in the sector.
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An Online Bank With a Personal Touch

Live Oak Bancshares is betting that its hybrid model can be an example for how to expand small-business lending.
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All-Night Push After Glitch Hit BNY Mellon

At the height of the Aug. 24 market volatility, executives at Bank of New York Mellon got the news they wanted to hear: A glitch affecting a key system was likely to be fixed soon. But the problem was
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5 things to know about China's finances

The financial markets have been focused on China's economy and its impact on global growth. Suddenly, the Shanghai composite stock index impacts the opening of the U.S. markets. And politicians have f
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Can Sir Howard Davis rescue RBS? From fines and losses to stricter rules and stake sell-off, here are the biggest challenges for bank's new chairman

Sir Howard Davies finally started his new job as chairman of Royal Bank of Scotland on Tuesday.
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ALEX BRUMMER: Iran's game-changing impact...Why nuclear deal will be a transforming economic event for Middle East and the world

With the Syrian refugee tragedy dominating the European agenda, Obamas success in securing enough votes from his party to force through the Iran nuclear deal has gone unnoticed.
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MARKET REPORT: Dart travels in right direction as group says full year results will beat market expectations

Leisure guru Mark Brumby at Langton Capital believes Dart Group is going places. Shares of the company reflected his view as they climbed to an all-time high of 501.5p.
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Hotel That Inspired The Shining Builds on Its Eerie Appeal

The owner of the Stanley Hotel built a labyrinth in homage to the one used in the film adaptation of the novel inspired by Stephen Kings 1974 visit to the hotel.
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Hai Van Pass, a challenge for new and experienced bikers

The 24km scenic and zigzagging road of the Hai Van Pass is always a favourite of motorbike adventurers.
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Entrance fee for Hoa Lu Ancient Capital doubles

The Trang An Landscape Complex Management Board has doubled the entrance fee for Hoa Lu Ancient Capital in the northern province of Ninh Binh to VND20,000 (95 US cents).
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Yen Bai to hold cultural and tourism weeks

Nghia Lo Town, Mu Cang Chai, Van Chan and Tram Tau districts in the northwest province of Yen Bai will hold cultural and tourism weeks from September 12-20.
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Tram Chim National Park launches green tours

The Tram Chim National Park's Tourism and Environment Education Centre in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Dong Thap has launched a 12km green tour, including 4km on land, and 8km on water,
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The world's first drivable suitcase is here

Modobag, the world's first drivable suitcase, is here. We can't climb on it soon enough.        
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Popular Finance

State firms fail to attract investors at IPO

Many State-owned companies with a charter capital of more than VND1 trillion (US$44.4 million) failed to elicit investors' interest with their recent initial public offering (IPO). Analysts attrib
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Viet Nam shares drop as oil falls

Viet Nam's benchmark stock index fell for a third day yesterday as volatile global oil prices undermined the country's energy firms.
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Tra fish need strong brand to boost sales

The creation and development of a powerful brand name would help the tra fish sector secure a firm foothold in export outlets, especially in the European Union (EU), experts told Vietnam News Agency.
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VN to monitor China economy

The National Financial Supervisory Commission (NFSC) has proposed that a close watch be kept on China's moves in its socio-economic policies in order to react in an appropriate manner.
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Sales of steel products increase by 25%

The domestic structural steel market has seen a growth rate of between 25 and 30 per cent in sales thanks to the strong recovery of the domestic real estate market, according to independent market wat
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Petrol prices decline sharply

The retail price of petrol fell by VND1,198 to reach VND17,338 (77 US cents) per litre at 3pm yesterday, the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) said.
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FDI boon for City property

The HCM City property sector has attracted more than US$1.42 billion worth of foreign direct investment this year, the city's Statistics Office has reported.
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Free trade to bolster VN-France business

Trade and investment between Viet Nam and France will benefit from the Viet Nam-EU Free Trade Agreement (VEFTA), thanks to the market that will open up and the cuts in most taxes, according to Nguyen
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VAMC to buy bad loans from lenders

The State Bank of Viet Nam has issued a circular with new regulations on encouraging credit institutions to handle non-performing loans (NPLs).
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