Vietnam 

Securities regulator unveils corporate governance code – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  The Việt Nam Corporate Governance Code for Best Practices for public companies was launched on August 13. — VNS Photo Việt Dũng HCM CITY — The first ever Việt Nam Corporate Governance Code of Best Practices, a set of recommended practices for Vietnamese public companies, has been issued by the State Securities Commission of Việt Nam. It was developed with technical support from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and assistance from the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs. With practices that go beyond the minimum legal requirements, it aims to encourage…

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Ecommerce 

Alipay and six European digital wallets join hands to increase adoption of mobile payments with QR code

Six mobile wallets in Europe together with Alipay will collaborate and adopt a unified Quick Response (QR) code for mobile payments, allowing users of each wallet to pay for their purchases across 10 countries in Europe.The six European mobile wallets include Austria’s Bluecode, Finland’s ePassi and Pivo, Oslo-based Vipps, Spain’s Momo as well as Portugal’s Pagaqui. The wallets are working with the Chinese payments provider towards rolling out a QR code format provided by Alipay, so that users… Source link

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Home 

Cracking the trade war code: why China and the US may quietly reach an agreement

On May 20, 1970 – a date every Chinese pupil knows by heart – after American and South Vietnamese forces mounted an incursion into Cambodia, Chairman Mao Zedong famously issued a statement, “People of the world, unite and defeat the US aggressors and all their running dogs!”, which was read out the next morning to a 500,000-strong crowd at an anti-US rally in Tiananmen Square.On May 20, 2019, a cheering crowd in Jiangxi province listened as President Xi Jinping called for a “new Long March” and… Source link

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Home 

Ericsson chief executive dismisses Huawei challenge to dismiss source code, saying it creates “false sense of security”

Ericsson does not believe in the testing of telecommunications equipment after it is being developed to ensure that the gear is secure, its chief executive said, months after Huawei challenged its rivals to subject themselves to regulatory scrutiny and testing.“We believe that post-development testing and source code disclosure risks creating a false sense of security [for operators],” Börje Ekholm, chief executive of Stockholm-based Ericsson, said at the VivaTech conference in Paris this week… Source link

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Singapore 

Office Tea Episode 4: The Dress Code, Singapore News

It’s in the employee handbook – but does ANYONE actually read and follow the dress code? Are calves too scandalous? Le En puts on Athleisure and tries to get away with it! Follow and subscribe so you won’t miss a single episode of our new series, Office Tea! To catch more of her antics, follow her @goofy_feline! WATCH EPISODE 3: Attendance Is Compulsory Office Tea is an AsiaOne original series where our new colleague Le En embarks on her adventures (or misadventures) in her first steps into the corporate world with AsiaOne.…

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Singapore 

Healthpoints redemption for 62,000 Healthy 365 accounts suspended due to abuse in QR code scanning: HPB, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – More than 60,000 users of the Health Promotion Board’s (HPB) Healthy 365 app have had their Healthpoint rewards and redemption service suspended after anomalies were detected in the scanning of programme registration QR codes. In response to queries from ST, the board said that an unusual surge in scanning activity was detected during the regular programme audits HPB conducts, and immediate action was taken to suspend the rewards and redemption service for about 62,000 accounts involved. As of March 31, the Healthy 365 app has been downloaded 1.8…

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Singapore 

Parliament: Proposed changes to Penal Code allow men to be considered rape victims, tackle revenge porn, Singapore News

Men can be considered victims of rape and peeping Toms, under a Bill introduced in Parliament on Monday (Feb 11) that will amend the Penal Code. The proposed changes under the Criminal Law Reform Bill seek to expand the definitions of rape and sexual assault to make them more gender-neutral and accommodate more scenarios. There are also provisions to introduce new offences that specifically tackle the act of voyeurism. It has been proposed that the definition of rape be expanded to include non-consensual penetration of the anus or the mouth…

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Vietnam 

Sacombank makes QR code strides – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Phạm Đức Duy (L), head of Sacombank Card Centre, Ryuji Ichikawa, deputy representative of JCB International in HCM City, sign in HCM City on January 14 an agreement to deploy JCB QR code payment service with the witness of leaders of the two sides. — VNS Photo Viet Nam News HCM CITY — Sacombank and Japan’s JCB International Co, Ltd on Monday signed an agreement to deploy the latter’s QR code payment system and launch the Sacombank JCB…

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AlipayHK wins bid to provide QR code payment solutions for Hong Kong’s MTR

AlipayHK, the local mobile payments partner of Ant Financial Services, said on Thursday that it has won a bid to provide QR code mobile payment solutions for Hong Kong’s MTR railway system. Commuters will have the option of entering MTR stations by linking their AlipayHK account to a separate MTR app, and scanning a QR code on their smartphones on the readers installed at the entry gates, according to the agreement signed between AlipayHK and MTR Corp. The new QR code method is offered in addition to the use of…

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