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NA Chairwoman makes Tết visits – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Viet Nam News HCM CITY — HDBank and Vietjet can become top businesses not only in the country but also the region and world, National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyễn Thị Kim Ngân said while visiting the two companies on Monday. The HCM City Development Joint Stock Commercial Bank and budget carrier Vietjet Air, owned by the Sovico Group, have been contributing greatly to the country’s economy over the years, she said. Speaking during her visits on the first day of work after the Tết (Lunar New Year) holidays, she said…

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China’s home appliances queen Dong Mingzhu stays on as chairwoman of air-con maker Gree

Dong Mingzhu, China’s “home appliances queen,” was re-elected chairwoman of Gree Electric Appliances on Wednesday, as the mainland’s most prominent female entrepreneur promised a minimum 10 per cent annualised sales growth over the next five years. Dong, 64, who has not taken a day’s leave in nearly 30 years, told a shareholders’ meeting in Zhuhai, Guangdong province, that by staying at the helm of the country’s largest air-conditioner maker it would ensure the continuity of Gree’s long-term development and that she would step down when the time comes. Facial recognition…

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VN pledges favourable environment for Korean investors: NA Chairwoman – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam pledged to develop effective policies and create the most favourable environment for foreign investors, in general, and those from the Repulic of Korea (RoK), in particular, to successfully do business in Việt Nam, National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyễn Thị Kim Ngân said. Ngân stressed this while speaking at the Việt Nam – RoK Trade and Investment conference in Seoul on Friday – the final day of the Vietnamese legislator’s four-day official visit to the RoK. The conference, co-organised by…

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Huawei deputy chairwoman Sabrina Meng Wanzhou detained by Canada at request of US government

Chinese telecom equipment giant Huawei’s deputy chairwoman Sabrina Meng Wanzhou was detained by Canadian authorities last Saturday at the request of the US government. “Wanzhou Meng was arrested in Vancouver on December 1,” Ian McLeod, a Canadian Justice Department spokesman said in an emailed reply to questions. “She is sought for extradition by the United States, and a bail hearing has been set for Friday [December 7].” “As there is a publication ban in effect, we cannot provide any further detail at this time. The ban was sought by Ms.…

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