Vietnam 

CERES Forum Marks One-Year Anniversary With 10th Country Addition – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – July 10, 2019 – The CERES (CEntral banks, REgulators and Supervisory Entities) Forum, established through the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC), an industry consortium dedicated to reducing cyber-risk in the global financial system, announced today that it has grown its membership to 11 members in 10 countries from Africa, Asia, Europe, North and South America. Established a year ago as a forum for central banks, regulators and supervisors, the CERES Forum plays a critical role in facilitating multi-lateral information sharing. This enables the financial authorities to rapidly…

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Vietnam 

Vietnam Airlines celebrates 25th anniversary of first Việt Nam-Japan flight – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc (fifth from right) with Secretary General of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) of Japan and Chairman of the Japan-Vietnam Friendship Parliamentary Alliance Toshihiro Nikai (sixth from right) and participants at the anniversary ceremony. — Photo courtesy of Vietnam Airlines HÀ NỘI — Vietnam Airlines held an event in Tokyo on Monday to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its first commercial air route connecting Việt Nam and Japan. The ceremony was attended by Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc, who is taking part in the 14th G20 Summit in Japan, as well as Toshihiro…

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Vietnam 

Việt Nam and US promote trade, leading up to 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Deputy Prime Minister Vương Đình Huệ on a telephone call with US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. — Photo ttvn.vn HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam and the US agreed to further strengthen financial-monetary cooperation, economy, trade and investment ties to promote the bilateral relations between the two countries, leading up to the 25th anniversary of the establishment of Việt Nam-US diplomatic relations in 2020. The agreement was made during a telephone conversation between Deputy Prime Minister Vương Đình Huệ and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday. During the phone…

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China 

US tariffs threat strikes raw nerve on 20th anniversary of Nato bombing of Chinese Embassy in Serbia

Nationalist sentiment is brewing on Chinese social media after the Office of the US Trade Representative chose Wednesday – the 20th anniversary of the lethal US-led Nato bombing of the Chinese Embassy in Belgrade, Serbia, during the Kosovo War – to announce increased tariffs on US$200 billion worth of Chinese goods.In a tweet on Wednesday, US President Donald Trump reiterated his plan to increase tariffs as his officials planned to meet their Chinese counterparts on a deal to do away with them… Source link

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Vietnam 

NA leader lauds model port operator on 30th anniversary – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Viet Nam News HCM CITY      National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyễn Thị Kim Ngân lauded efforts and achievements by the Sai Gon Newport Corporation (SNP) over the past three decades when attending its 30th traditional day yesterday. A defence-security enterprise of the Vietnam People’s Navy, the corporation contributed to implementing the Vietnam Maritime Strategy, fulfilled its role of serving as a logistics base and military port, and built military facilities in border and island areas. Notably, in March 2018, it put into operation the Cam Ranh International Port – the largest logistics…

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Vietnam 

SSI changes name on 18th anniversary – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Saigon Securities Incorporation (HOSE: SSI) has changed its name to SSI Securities Corporation to capitalise on the brand name. — Photo Courtesy of SSI Viet Nam News HCM CITY — Saigon Securities Incorporation changed its name to SSI Securities Corporation on its 18th anniversary on Tuesday. The company said this was a necessary step to enhance its brand identity since SSI has gradually become a valuable brand now worth US$30.8 million, making it the only securities company among Forbes’s Việt Nam’s 40 Most Valuable Brands. The name…

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Singapore 

Singaporean woman killed in Malaysia bus crash was loving mother celebrating wedding anniversary, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – She was on her way to Genting to celebrate her three-year wedding anniversary with her husband, baby boy and other family members. But Ms Serina Mat Idris never made it to her destination. The 27-year-old Singaporean childcare teacher died after she was flung out of a double-decker tour bus in a road accident in the Malaysian state of Negeri Sembilan on Friday morning (Dec 7). Her brother, administrative officer Yusry Mat Idris, 41, told The Straits Times on Saturday that Ms Serina and 13 other family members had…

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Pony Ma steers Tencent to 20th anniversary with eye on industrial internet

The arthritic lifts heave their way up the scaffolding-encased building, twitching to a stop before disgorging the smartphone-glued occupants into hospital-like corridors, who promptly disappear into offices that bear signs warning off door-to-door salespeople. It may be hard to imagine, but back in 1998, this well-kept but now ageing building in SEG Science and Technology Park in Shenzhen’s Huaqiangbei electronics wholesale district was home to a scrappy little messaging outfit called Tencent, started by a group of mostly Shenzhen University alumni including one called Pony Ma Huateng. Tencent Holdings Limited…

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Alibaba pledges ‘largest ever’ Singles’ Day as shopping festival marks 10th anniversary, goes international

E-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding expects to achieve a record 1 billion orders in 24 hours during Singles’ Day on November 11, as the company pulls together its entire retail ecosystem in China and overseas to participate in the world’s largest online shopping festival this year. The festival will see the participation of more merchants and consumers outside China to mark the event’s 10th anniversary, as Southeast Asian subsidiary Lazada Group will jointly hold for the first time Singles’ Day promotions across Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam.…

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