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Banks warned of sanctions against interest rate race

Banks warned of sanctions against interest rate race

VOV.VN - The State Bank of Vietnam will intensify the supervision of implementing interest rates and credit programs of credit institutions whilst also strictly handling relevant infringements.

Iran’s nuclear deal fragile

Iran’s nuclear deal fragile

VOV.VN - The US Senate has approved legislation extending the Iran Sanctions Act (ISA) for another ten years – by a vote of 99-0. The Iran Sanctions Extension Act, which passed in the House in a 419-1 vote a fortnight ago, now goes to President Obama’s desk.

Iran missile tests were 'in defiance of' UN resolution

Iran missile tests were 'in defiance of' UN resolution

By launching nuclear-capable missiles Iran has defied a United Nations Security Council resolution that endorsed last year's historic nuclear deal, the United States and its European allies said in a joint letter seen by Reuters on March 29.

Defiant DPRK fires ballistic missile into sea, Japan protests

Defiant DPRK fires ballistic missile into sea, Japan protests

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) fired two ballistic missiles on March 18, one of which flew about 800 km (500 miles) while the other exploded shortly after launch, US officials said, as the isolated state stepped up its defiance of tough new UN and US sanctions.

Iran starts election count to set post-sanctions power balance

Iran starts election count to set post-sanctions power balance

Iran started counting tens of millions of votes on February 27 after hotly contested elections that could see reformists speed up Tehran's opening to the world or long-dominant hardliners reassert the Islamic Republic's traditional anti-Westernism.

US, China agree on draft DPRK sanctions resolution at UN: envoys

US, China agree on draft DPRK sanctions resolution at UN: envoys

The United States and China have agreed on a draft resolution that would expand UN Security Council sanctions against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) over its latest nuclear test and hope to put it to a vote in the coming days, council diplomats said on February 24.

Congress passes tougher DPRK sanctions, sends bill to Obama

Congress passes tougher DPRK sanctions, sends bill to Obama

The US House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed legislation on February 12 broadening sanctions to punish the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) for its nuclear program, human rights record and cyber crimes, and sent the measure to President Barack Obama to sign into law.

Zarif says sanctions on Iran will be lifted today: ISNA

Zarif says sanctions on Iran will be lifted today: ISNA

International sanctions on Iran will be lifted on January 16 when the International Atomic Energy Agency issues its final report on Tehran's disputed nuclear program, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was quoted as saying.

US warns governments, bankers Iran sanctions still in place

US warns governments, bankers Iran sanctions still in place

The Obama administration has privately reminded foreign governments and US bankers that sanctions against Iran remain in effect, cautioning against a rush by Western companies to invest in Iran's oil industry and other businesses until the country fully complies with the July nuclear agreement.

Iran, powers nearing nuclear deal

Iran, powers nearing nuclear deal

Iran and six world powers were close to nailing down a historic nuclear deal that would bring sanctions relief in exchange for curbs on Tehran's atomic program, but the Iranian foreign minister said no agreement would be announced on July 12.