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VinFast joins ride-hailing market – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  VinFast and FastGo signed a co-operation agreement to bring 1,500 VinFast Fadil cars into the ride-hailing market. — VNS Photo  HÀ NỘI — Vietnamese automaker VinFast – a subsidiary of Vingroup – and FastGo Viet Nam Joint Stock Company signed an agreement on Thursday in Hà Nội to provide 1,500 Fadil cars for FastGo’s ride-hailing service. The agreement aimed to build high-end transport services based on the application of technology and the strengths of both parties. In the first phase, 1,500 of the automobiles will be provided to FastGo drivers through buying or renting at preferential…

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Transsion, Africa’s smartphone king, joins IPO rush on Shanghai’s Nasdaq-style stock market

Transsion Holdings, the Chinese budget smartphone maker that leads sales in Africa, has received approval to go public on Shanghai’s new Nasdaq-style stock market, as the company’s low-cost handsets entice millions of new consumers in the developing world.The Shenzhen-based company, which filed its initial public offering (IPO) application in March, aims to raise up to 3.01 billion yuan (US$437 million) on the Science and Technology Innovation Board, also known as the Star board, according to… Source link

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Hong Kong electric utility CLP joins the data arms race in an effort to prepare for the ‘future of energy’

CLP Holdings, one of two major electricity providers in the city, is working with start-ups at home and abroad to improve its network and help consumers lower their energy footprint and cut carbon emissions through the use of apps and other solutions that leverage data.Austin Bryan, senior director of innovation and venture at CLP, said the 118-year-old utility was determined to ensure it stayed competitive through early adoption of smart technologies in its global business empire.“We have… Source link

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Priyanka Chopra Jonas Joins The A-List at Madame Tussauds Singapore – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Superstar now immortalised across four continents, with figures in Singapore, New York, London and Sydney   SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – 18 June 2019 – Madame Tussauds Singapore today revealed its first ever figure of Priyanka Chopra Jonas in Asia, ending months of fan speculation and completing the global superstar’s arrival at sites across four continents.   The Vogue cover star has been working closely with Madame Tussauds’ team on the epic four-figure project since 2018, beginning with a private sitting at Priyanka’s New York City apartment. Fans have been waiting to see the…

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Vietnam 

Bình Định solar power plant joins national grid – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  The view of Cát Hiệp Solar Power Plant at Cát Hiệp Commune in Bình Định Province’s Phù Cát District. — VNA/VNS Photo BÌNH ĐỊNH — Cát Hiệp Solar Power Plant on Monday became the first in the central province of Bình Định to link up with the national grid. The 49.5 megawatt (MWp) plant in Cát Hiệp Commune, Phù Cát District, connected to the grid via a 5.5 km cable system, was built at a cost of VNĐ1.1 trillion (US$47.3 million) by Trường Thành Group and France’s Quadran International. It is…

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Vietjet joins 2019 Taipei Tourism Expo, offering ticket promotion – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  A Vietjet’s booth at the Taipei Tourism Expo in Taiwan. — VNS Photo TAIPEI — Vietjet is offering 200,000 promotional tickets at zero dong from now until next Monday to mark its participation in the 2019 Taipei Tourism Expo in Taiwan.  The discounted tickets, available only at www.vietjetair.com, are for all routes between Việt Nam and Taiwan: HCM City/Hà Nội – Kaohsiung/ Taipei/ Taichung and HCM City – Tainan. The travel period is from June 1 to December 31. At the Vietjet booth at this year’s expo, visitors will have the chance to enjoy exciting performances and a special cosplay…

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Actress Han Hyo-joo joins Peter Lim’s daughter Kim in taking legal action over K-pop scandal gossip, Singapore News

SEOUL – First it was Singaporean billionaire Peter Lim’s daughter Kim Lim, who threatened legal action after she found her name was dragged into a K-pop scandal. Now, it is the turn of South Korean A-list actress Han Hyo-joo whose lawyer has filed a lawsuit against 33 people for spreading rumours over her alleged connection to Burning Sun. The club, said to be owned by former BigBang singer Seungri, has been in the news for reportedly evading taxes and admitting minors, among other misdeeds. “Actress Han Hyo-joo is simply the…

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Actress Han Hyo-joo joins Peter Lim’s daughter in taking legal action over K-pop scandal gossip, Singapore News

SEOUL – First it was Singaporean billionaire Peter Lim’s daughter Kim Lim, who threatened legal action after she found her name was dragged into a K-pop scandal. Now, it is the turn of South Korean A-list actress Han Hyo-joo whose lawyer has filed a lawsuit against 33 people for spreading rumours over her alleged connection to Burning Sun. The club, said to be owned by former BigBang singer Seungri, has been in the news for reportedly evading taxes and admitting minors, among other misdeeds. “Actress Han Hyo-joo is simply the…

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Hong Kong pharma start-up joins with Singapore technology agency in venture fund

Aptorum Group, a Hong Kong drug developer listed on Nasdaq, will invest in health care start-ups in Singapore, working alongside the city state’s government technology agency to channel US$90 million into promising companies.Aptorum and Aeneas Capital, both controlled by boutique investment bank co-founder Ian Huen Chung-yuen, signed an agreement with A*ccelerate Technologies on Wednesday to invest the funds over the next five years.A*ccelerate operates under the Singapore’s Agency for Science,… Source link

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