Singapore 

Gojek steps up fraud prevention measures to clamp down on ‘middlemen’, Singapore, Business News

SINGAPORE – Ride-hailing firm Gojek says it has taken steps to tackle the problem of fraudulent rides being offered through its platform, and will continue to strengthen its fraud prevention mechanism. Gojek said on Wednesday (June 19) that police have been investigating the issue since a report was made last month, adding that both the Indonesia-based company and the police have taken “significant actions” against unauthorised middlemen who have been offering cheap rides in Singapore. The Straits Times reported on Monday how at least two dozen “middlemen” have been actively…

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Vietnam 

Community Disaster Prevention Fund honours enterprises – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Representatives of Vietjet and other companies at a ceremony where they were honoured for their donations to the Disaster Prevention Fund in Đà Nẵng last week. —VNS Photo ĐÀ NẴNG — Budget carrier Vietjet was honoured by the Disaster Prevention Fund for participating in activities to succour people affected by disasters at a ceremony in Đà Nẵng late last week.  Vietjet employees’ have always been taking part in community activities and would continue to do so in future, the airline’s vice president Đỗ Xuân Quang said.  “We are always aware of an enterprise’s responsibility to…

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Vietnam 

PM asks for prevention of illegal banknote exchanges – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

The management on exchanges of small banknotes would be tightened before, during and after the Tết holidays. – VNA/VNS Photo Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has asked the State Bank of Việt Nam to step up its management to ensure the reasonable use of small banknotes as Tết (Lunar New Year) holidays approach.  Violations in small banknote exchanges as well as in the exchange of foreign currencies and gold transactions must be handled strictly, Phúc asked. With a month to go…

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