Vietnam 

Building trust critical for digital banking development – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

    Attendees at the “Digital banking and the specific ecosystem” conference. Photo Bizlive HÀ NỘI – Digital banking is inevitable for Vietnamese banks and building trust is critical in the development of the new business model, experts said at a conference on Friday. At a conference titled ‘Digital banking and the specific ecosystem’ held by news portal Bizlive, Nguyễn Chiến Thắng, VPBank Director of Digital Sales & Partners, said that digital banking is an inevitable development path for banks. According to Thắng, there are many challenges facing banks in the development…

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Climate and sustainable development among critical issues in 52nd ADB Meeting – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

ADB President Takehiko Nakao at the press conference on May 2 in Fiji. — Photo courtesy of ADB By Mai Huong NADI – Climate and sustainable development are among key issues currently under discussion between high-level officials from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and its member countries at the 52nd ADB Annual Meeting being held in Fiji on May 1-5. These issues are critical to the continued growth of the Asia Pacific region, especially in the context that Fiji is the first Pacific developing member country…

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Vietnam 

Climate and sustainable development among critical issues in 52rd ADB Meeting – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  ADB President Takehiko Nakao at the press conference on May 2 in Fiji. — Photo courtesy of ADB By Mai Huong NADI – Climate and sustainable development are among key issues currently under discussion between high-level officials from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and its member countries at the 52rd ADB Annual Meeting being held in Fiji on May 1-5. These issues are critical to the continued growth of the Asia Pacific region, especially in the context that Fiji is the first Pacific developing member country to host such…

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China’s electric car makers face ‘critical’ maturity period over the next two years, KPMG says

The next two years will be “critical” for China’s new energy vehicle (EV) makers as the industry matures and Beijing slashes subsidies that have encouraged consumers to adopt the technology, a KPMG executive said on Wednesday.Philip Ng, head of technology at KPMG China, said that consolidation is likely in the industry in the next 18 months to two years, particularly as EV makers face tighter capital markets and challenges to build consumer trust in the world’s largest car market.“All of those … Source link

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Singapore 

SCDF paramedic trainee in critical condition after motorcycle accident in Bartley Road East; family appeal for prayers, Singapore News

A 22-year-old paramedic trainee with the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) is now fighting for her life after the motorcycle she was on was involved in an accident earlier this month. Ms Nuruljannah Mohammad Razib and an SCDF full-time national serviceman were on the way to a work-related event on a personal motorcycle on Feb 11, when they collided with another motorcycle in Bartley Road East. The accident occurred near the slip road towards Kaki Bukit Avenue 4. The pair are attached to the Paya Lebar Fire Station. Ms Nuruljannah…

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Singapore 

Singaporean woman in critical condition after Australia accident dies in Melbourne hospital, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – The 20-year-old Singaporean woman who was in a coma after a horrific car crash in Melbourne last weekend has died in hospital from her injuries. Victoria Police gave an update on Miss Gwyneth Lok’s condition in a statement on Wednesday (Nov 28), four days after the blue Renault she was collided with another car in Windermere, more than 100km away from Melbourne. The Renault came to a halt after hitting a nearby tree. The accident, which occurred at the intersection of Remembrance Drive and Madden Road at about…

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Singapore 

Singaporean, 26, in critical condition after Australia accident; another charged in relation to the case, Singapore News

A 26-year-old Singaporean woman is in critical condition after the car she was in was involved in an accident in the Australian state of Victoria. Four other Singaporeans were also injured. One of them, a 21-year-old woman, was charged by local authorities on Sunday (Nov 25) with dangerous driving causing serious injury and negligently causing serious injury, said the Victoria Police. It is understood that two cars collided at the intersection of Remembrance Drive and Madden Road about 8.15pm on Saturday, with one of the vehicles hitting a tree. The…

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Vietnam 

Eco-industrial parks critical for development – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Developing eco-industrial parks would help Việt Nam attract foreign direct investment and promote sustainable growth. This conclusion highlighted a two-day conference ending yesterday about opportunities, challenges and barriers to eco-industrial parks in the country. It was co-organised by the Ministry of Planning and Investment and the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) in HCM City as part of the “Implementation of eco-industrial park initiative for sustainable industrial zones in Việt Nam” project. Trần Huy Đông, Director of the ministry’s Department for…

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Singapore 

Singaporean in critical condition after US hit-and-run on uni campus, Singapore News

She was crossing the road in front of her apartment on campus on a rainy Thursday night when a car hit her and drove off. Ms Renuka Ramanadhan, 20, a Singaporean undergraduate at the University at Buffalo (UB), is in critical condition after the hit-and-run accident in Buffalo, a city about 470km west of New York City, last week. In a statement released on Saturday, UB said the accident happened in Hadley Road in front of the Hadley Village Apartments on the university’s north campus, just before 10pm (local time,…

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