Vietnam 

Bình Thuận sees jump in fish catch – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

    Fishing boats dock at Phú Qúy Island in Bình Thuận Province’s Phú Quý District. VNS Photo Ngọc Diệp   BÌNH THUẬN The south-central province of Bình Thuận has caught and bred more than 100,000 tonnes of fish and other aquatic species in the first half of the year, up 2.02 per cent against the same period last year. Favourable weather and the appearance of a large quantity of pelagic fish in waters offshore contributed to the increase. Fishermen in the province, one of…

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Singapore 

Catch Pikachu and friends dancing around Jewel Changi Airport only in July , Lifestyle, Singapore News

As if there aren’t enough reasons to head down to Jewel Changi Airport, Pokémon fans will now have a new one. For the month of July only, Pikachu and friends will be dancing their way in a Pokémon Parade that will be held every weekend, twice a day, at 2pm and 6pm. Get your phones and cameras ready for photo opportunities of the display which will see eight Pikachus, one Eevee and one Mimikyu sashaying against the iconic backdrop of the Rain Vortex. Each performance will last approximately 30 minutes…

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Evergrande, Chinese property firm aiming to catch Tesla, starts electric vehicle production

After having spent US$42 billion over the past six months, Chinese billionaire Hui Ka-yan finally unveiled Evergrande Group’s first-ever electric vehicle, the Nevs 93, last week.The company, mainland China’s third-largest property developer by sales, said the car, being developed under its unit Evergrande Health, had gone into production in Tianjin. It did not specify how many vehicles it was making and when these would come to the market.The June 29 launch, however, could not have come at a… Source link

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Vietnam 

Vietnamese securities catch the eye of South Korean investors – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

In March Korean Investment Management bought a 5.08 per cent stake in Việt Capital Securities Joint Stock Company.  — Photo tinnhanhchungkhoan       Compiled by Thiên Lý                                                          The Vietnamese stock market now has many South Korean-owned securities companies following a series of acquisitions in recent years. In March Korean Investment Management bought a 5.08 per cent stake in Việt Capital Securities Joint Stock…

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Singapore 

$4.50 durian buffet and other durian buffet promotions to catch this season, Lifestyle, Singapore News

We’re in peak durian season now and almost every durian store is bursting at the seams with an unending line of customers snagging up their favourite fruit. For all you durian aficionados, we’ve specially collated six durian and durian dessert buffets for you to get your fill of the creamy fruit. And with the durian season going on until August, you’ll have ample time to eat your way through this list! 1. 45-MINUTE DURIAN BUFFET FOR $4.50 Plaza Singapura is hosting the Perfect Summer for its 45th Anniversary, and it has possibly one of…

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Vietnam 

Alibaba Cloud, China Telecom, Google Cloud, HUAWEI CLOUD McAfee – Catch them all in one place at Cloud Expo Asia, Hong Kong – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

HONG KONG, CHINA – Media OutReach – 20 May 2019 – With just two days to go until doors open from 22 – 23 May at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) for the fourth edition of North Asia’s largest technology business event stack, Cloud Expo Asia and its co-located events, have received over 12,000 registrations comprising industry professionals from Estonia, Pakistan, Thailand, Germany, Korea, France and Greater China.  At the annual free-to-attend event, attendees can source the latest products and solutions from over 280 tier 1 solutions leaders specialising in Cloud…

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China’s A-share market reforms have begun and investor interest is growing, so get ready to catch the wave

China has the world’s second-largest stock market but foreign ownership amounts to less than 3.5 per cent. Usually, when Hong Kong and foreign investors talk Chinese stocks, they’re not referring to those on the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges, but companies listed outside the mainland – primarily Hong Kong and New York.Thus, the way the market for Chinese equities has developed since 1990 has been to create an onshore market (currently 3,600 stocks denominated in renminbi, listed in… Source link

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Chinese AR start-up develops smart glasses to help police catch suspects

Using a pair of glasses to detect and locate criminals might sound like a futuristic scene from a Hollywood film, but it has already become a reality in China. Beijing-based augmented reality (AR) company Xloong created such a set of smart glasses for Chinese police in 2017, according to a company brochure. When wearing the AR glasses, police can access real-time facial, identification card and vehicle plate information that are linked with a national database. The company said the AR glasses … Source link

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Singapore 

Singapore, get ready to catch ’em all at Southeast Asia’s first-ever Pokemon GO Safari Zone, Singapore News

Pokémon trainers, are you ready? Because Pokémon GO Safari Zone is coming to our sunny shores!  In collaboration with The Pokémon Company and the game’s developer Niantic, Sentosa will be bringing in Southeast Asia’s first-ever Pokémon GO Safari Zone on April 18 to 22. It is free to participate in the event but you do need a ticket for it. Due to the game’s high popularity in the region, players will have to ballot for the 100,000 available tickets. Based on the success of previous Pokémon GO events in Chicago, Japan and Taiwan, the event is…

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The conservatism of Asia’s mutual funds put them in the wrong place to catch 2019’s stock market rally, Goldman Sachs says

While Asian equities have risen to start 2019, the region’s funds may not be doing as well.Asian mutual funds have lagged behind their benchmarks due to conservative positioning, as well as concentrations in sectors and geographies that haven’t done as well to start this year, Goldman Sachs’s analysts led by Sunil Koul wrote in a February 18 note with a quarterly update of regional fund flows and positioning.“The defensively positioned Asian funds (given their large overweights in South Asian… Source link

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