Vietnam 

Việt Nam, Israel share experience in innovation – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Experience from Israel could be useful for Việt Nam, helping the country make breakthrough progress in integration. — VNA/VNS Photo Thúy Hiền HÀ NỘI — Vietnamese and Israeli experts, businesses, officials and researchers discussed policies on innovation for Việt Nam during a conference in Hà Nội on Wednesday. Opening the event, Dr Nguyễn Đình Cung, head of the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM), said the institute was drafting a national strategy on the Fourth Industrial Revolution, adding that international experience gained after the event would be useful for the project. Israeli Ambassador…

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“Omni-Channel Retail” emerges as new shopping experience

[Sponsored Article] In the digital era, technology is shaping our urban environment and business systems, transforming industries and leadership, and changing the way we interact, experience and live. Today, online shopping has no doubt become part of our daily lives. But still, consumers are facing a dilemma – not sure about sizing when shopping online, but it is a hassle to go to the shops. To answer this, “Omni-Channel Retail” has emerged as the new shopping experience in recent years.  … Source link

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Singapore 

Jewel Changi Airport’s massive playground opens June 10 – but be prepared to pay up to $54 for the full experience , Singapore News

Come June 10, Jewel Changi Airport will officially open their 14,000 sqm playground located at the highest floor. Home to seven playscapes and creative gardens, the Canopy Park is a first-of-its kind attraction for both the young and the young at heart. Before you make plans to head down though, be prepared to shell out up to $54 if you’re an adult and $39 for children or senior citizens if you want the full Canopy experience. According to the folks at Jewel, the ticketing system is for crowd control and safety purposes…

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Trump’s economic sanctions on Iran are doomed to fail, as a century of experience reveals

The sanctions imposed on Iran by US President Donald Trump have begun to bite the country’s economy hard. Inflation, seemingly defeated by President Hassan Rouhani, has returned with a vengeance, hitting 31 per cent in 2018. According to the International Monetary Fund, the economy is poised to shrink by 6 per cent this year, and inflation could reach 37 per cent.Many industries are experiencing severe difficulties, and unemployment is mounting. Aiming to cut Iranian oil exports to zero, Trump… Source link

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Vietnam 

VN consumers demand security, convenience in digital experience: report – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

HCM CITY — As organisations and consumers increasingly interact over digital channels, both parties must find ways to establish mutual trust, British consumer credit reporting company Experian has said in a new report. Based on insights from almost 6,000 consumers and 590 businesses across the Asia-Pacific (APAC), the Global Identity and Fraud Report APAC edition highlights that trusted online relationships are based on businesses providing both a secure environment and seamless consumer experiences. From Việt Nam, 501 consumers and 50 businesses participated in the study. The report found that a majority…

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Quality retail space is the new frontier as consumers look beyond the online sales experience

What are the opportunities for bricks-and-mortar stores in a digital era? The answers may be inaesthetic retail space where people can wander and interact with others.The retail market in Hong Kong has undergone numerous stages in the past five years. Itpeaked in 2013/14, where rents in core districts such as Causeway Bay’s Russell Streetsurpassing thousands per square foot.Then it was the downturn from 2015 to 2017 when government introduced measures to curb travellers from mainland China,… Source link

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Vietnam 

Market to experience choppy week – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

The benchmark VN-Index on the Hồ Chí Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE) gained 0.24 per cent to close Friday at 989.26 points. — VNA/VNS Photo HÀ NỘI — Brokerage firms forecast a turbulent trading week for Vietnamese stocks this week with the market witnessing wide divergence among groups of stocks and may experience some alternate volatility and corrections while moving up. The benchmark VN-Index on the Hồ Chí Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE) gained 0.24 per cent to close Friday at 989.26 points. It rose a total 0.86 per cent on a…

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Singapore 

Hacking your pizza hut experience in Singapore, Singapore News

Since its humble beginnings in 1958, Pizza Hut has made a name for themselves with the unforgettable taste of their pan pizza, which is something a lot of us grew up with – when asked, our colleagues confirmed this by sharing their earliest memories of pizza, which included eating at Pizza Hut with their family, friends and even first girlfriends! So, when Pizza Hut Singapore came on board as a partner on ShopBack, we realised that most of us didn’t know all that much about this global pizza chain (other…

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ZTE steps up 5G investments as it seeks comeback after near-death experience

Remember ZTE Corp?The Shenzhen-based telecommunications equipment maker hogged global headlines a year ago when the US government dropped the hammer on the Chinese state-linked company for breaching the terms of an earlier deal on trade sanctions violations.It has kept a low profile since a management change and as its cross-town rival Huawei Technologies has become embroiled in a high-profile international dispute with the US government.On Wednesday, ZTE is expected to post its biggest-ever… Source link

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Who are airlines kidding with their unrealistic ads when air travel is mostly a nightmarish experience?

Each long plane journey I take – and there are likely to be many of them this year as Chile chairs our Apec meetings – reminds me of the excruciating mismatch between the reality of global air travel, and the preposterous fairy tales spun by airlines’ marketing and advertising wizards. And I’m not talking about the awful Boeing 737 MAX tragedies that haunt deep parts of every air traveller’s brain. I’m just talking about the normal numbing reality of air travel. I have been provoked in recent… Source link

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