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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