Vietnam 

Vietnamese handicraft-makers display goods at UK’s leading international design-led event – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Trần Ngọc An (third of left), Vietnamese Ambassador to the UK, visits a Vietnamese booth displaying products made of bamboo at the Top Drawer fair held in London from September 8-10. VNS Photos Bồ Xuân Hiệp LONDON — As many as 20 leading Vietnamese manufacturers of handicrafts and fashion accessories for the first time are showcasing their products at one of UK’s leading international design-led events held in London from September 8-10. Vietnamese goods displayed at the Top Drawer fair include a wide range of indoor furniture, handicrafts and interior furnishing and accessories, among other products.…

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Vietnam 

HCM City to host international travel exhibition next month – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Organisers of the 15th International Travel Expo HCM City introduce the event at a press briefing on Tuesday (August 27). — VNS Photo Thu Hằng HCM CITY — The 15th International Travel Expo HCM City (ITE HCMC), the largest travel event in Việt Nam and the Mekong sub-region, will be held next month. Various national tourism organisations and tourism promotion organisations will participate for the first time, including the Shanghai Municipal Administration of Culture and Tourism and Seoul Tourism Organisation. Speaking at a media briefing earlier this week, Nguyễn Thị Ánh…

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Vietnam 

International fishery exhibition opens – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  An international exhibition on fisheries is being held at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre until the end of the month. — VNA/VNS Photo Xuân Anh HCM CITY — Vietfish 2019, an international fishery exhibition, was opened at District 7’s Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre in HCM City on Thursday by the Việt Nam Association for Seafood Exporters and Producers. The exhibition, which has been held 20 times, features more than 370 stalls of businesses from 15 countries such as Việt Nam, Korea, Japan and Germany, providing…

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China 

Hong Kong protests could threaten city’s status as an international shipping hub, analysts say

Hong Kong’s status as an international shipping hub could be under threat, should China fast-track plans for economic integration due to the ongoing anti-government protests, analysts said.While Beijing has never spoken publicly about the economic consequences of the escalating protests over the past two months, a widely shared view within China is that the central government should reduce its reliance on Hong Kong as its key financial and logistics gateway to the rest of the world.This could… Source link

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Singapore 

You can rent a 2-storey bungalow on the rooftop of International Plaza for $15k a month, Lifestyle, Singapore News

Bungalows are perched on top of hills in other countries.  Here in Singapore, we have a bungalow atop a high-rise building in the Central Business District (CBD). What caught our attention was that this “penthouse” listed on Propertyguru is not like its regular counterparts, and is definitely unique in its own right. The two-storey bungalow has six rooms and bathrooms, its very own garden and even a mini-golf range as seen in a comment by redditor mainlymichele. PHOTO: Reddit screengrab PHOTO: Film House Rental The house sits on the rooftop of International Plaza, and it is conveniently located…

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Singapore 

Japan may take South Korea wartime labour dispute to International Court of Justice: Report, Singapore News

TOKYO – Japan is considering taking a dispute with South Kore a over its compensation for wartime forced labourers to the International Court of Justice as the deadline for seeking third-country arbitration passes on Thursday (July 18), public broadcaster NHK reported. The question of compensation for South Koreans for labour during Japan’s 1910-45 occupation of the Korean peninsula has soured the US allies’ relations, which took a turn for the worse this month when Japan restricted exports of high-tech material to South Korea. South Korea’s Supreme Court last year ordered…

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Vietnam 

Vietnamese banks to seek capital in international markets – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Customers make transactions at VPBank’s headquarters in Hà Nội. The bank plans to raise $1.12 trillion from foreign currency bonds this year or next year. — VNA/VNS Photo Trần Việt HÀ NỘI — Vietnamese banks are seeking to raise capital in international bond markets as they face growing pressure to hike capital to satisfy the central bank’s regulations on minimum capital requirements and Basel II standards by early next year.   The Việt Nam Prosperity Commercial Bank (VPBank) is collecting shareholders’ opinions on its plan to issue foreign currency bonds with a total…

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Four international exhibitions open in HCM City – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  A booth at the Rubber & Tyre Vietnam. Four international exhibitions: Paper Vietnam; Rubber and Tyre Vietnam and RubberTech Vietnam; Coatings Expo Vietnam; and Plastech Vietnam, are at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre until June 28. — Photo tapchicaosu.vn HCM CITY — Four international exhibitions in the paper, rubber and tyre, coatings, and plastic industries opened in HCM City on June 26. They are showcasing machinery, technologies and materials used in the paper and pulp, rubber and tyre, coating, dyeing, inking and plastics industries. More than 300 companies…

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Singapore 

International schools in Singapore 2019 – guide to fees and costs for the best expat schools, Lifestyle, Singapore News

So you’re moving to Singapore with the kids in tow. If you’ve decided to enrol your kids in an international school rather than a local one, you might still be overwhelmed by the options. Despite Singapore’s small size, there are many international schools crammed onto the tiny island due to the high proportion of foreign nationals. Now, you’ve heard about the island nation’s high education standards, which have landed Singapore’s students the top spot in numerous global education rankings. But you’ve also heard horror stories of crushing school stress and…

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Vietnam 

International agriculture fairs kick off in HCM City – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  HCM City kicks off international agriculture fairs that are expected to help expand the market for agricultural products. — VNA/VNS Photo Hoàng Hải HCM CITY — The HCM City Department of Industry and Trade and local business associations have organised several international agriculture fairs at Phú Thọ Stadium in District 11 from June 19 to 22.   Nguyễn Phương Đông, deputy chairman of the department, said the fairs have a total of 200 booths and are expected to attract more than 100 domestic and international enterprises from South Korea, Japan, China, Malaysia and other countries. The fairs are displaying advanced technology,…

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