Tenor Placido Domingo has made history by switching voice types to sing the baritone role of Simon Boccanegra in Berlin, New York, and Milan. Now, three months after his successful operation for colon cancer, he’s in London digging again to the baritone bedrock of his voice.
Vietnam, the world’s biggest producer of robusta coffee, may export 180,000 metric tons this month, according to figures released today by the General Statistics Office in Hanoi, 25 percent more than in the same period last year.
Vietnam’s devaluation of the dong yesterday by about 7 percent, the most since at least 1993, needs to be followed with steps to curb inflation, the International Monetary Fund and Citigroup Inc. said.
Nokia Oyj, the world’s biggest maker of mobile phones by volume, has entered a second round of negotiations over tax breaks for its planned factory in Vietnam after rejecting an initial offer, a government official said.