Vietnam 

Prime Minister welcomes Hong Kong-Việt Nam Chamber of Commerce Chairman – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc (right) meets with Jonathan Choi, Chairman of the Hong Kong-Việt Nam Chamber of Commerce. — VNA/VNS Photo Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc hosted Jonathan Choi, Chairman of the Hong Kong-Việt Nam Chamber of Commerce and President of Sunwah Group, in Hà Nội on Tuesday. The PM underlined the sound co-operation between Việt Nam and China – and particularly Hong Kong – in various fields such as the economy, trade, investment, tourism and culture. Choi expressed his pleasure at…

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Prime Minister promises optimal conditions for US enterprises – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI – The Vietnamese Government would create optimal conditions for US enterprises to invest successfully in Việt Nam and was willing to listen to their recommendations to improve the local business environment, said Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc. While receiving a delegation from the US-ASEAN Business Council (USABC), led by its president and CEO Alexander Feldman, in Hà Nội on Thursday, PM expressed his belief that the delegation’s visit would contribute to promoting economic, trade and investment relations between Việt Nam and the US. He…

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Prime Minister welcomes Boeing, HSBC leaders – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI – Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc received Kevin McAllister, Executive Vice President of the US’s Boeing Company and President and Chief Executive Officer of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, in Hà Nội on Wednesday. At the reception, PM Phúc expressed his delight at the co-operation between Boeing and Vietnamese airlines. He said he just had a successful meeting with US President Donald Trump, who said he was impressed by the signing of aircraft deals worth up to US$21 billion between Boeing and Vietnamese carriers. The Vietnamese…

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Millbank Residences: sophisticated waterside living in Prime Central London

[Sponsored Article] Following several years of uncertainty, London’s residential property markets are now in the recovery phase. Research by Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) forecasts capital gains of two percent for Central London property in 2019, increasing to 3.5 percent by 2022, with house prices set to increase by 8 percent over the same period. Overseas investors who are considering stepping onto the London property ladder may never have a better opportunity, especially in sought-after prime… Source link

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Singapore 

3 taken to hospital after bus crashes into prime mover at Loyang Ave-TPE junction, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – An accident between a bus and a prime mover at the junction of the Tampines Expressway (TPE) and Loyang Avenue left three people injured on Saturday night (Feb 9). The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said it was alerted to the accident at the junction of TPE with Tampines Avenue 7 at about 9.30pm. Tampines Avenue 7 leads into Loyang Avenue after the junction. Three people were taken to Changi General Hospital by SCDF ambulances. Mr Joshua Lim was on Go-Ahead bus service 3 when the accident happened.…

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India’s central bank delivers pre-election rate cut prime minister Narendra Modi was hoping for

India’s new central bank chief delivered an unexpected interest rate cut, providing Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the kind of stimulus he needs to stoke economic growth in an election year. In a sharp reversal from October, when the Reserve Bank of India took rate cuts off the table, governor Shaktikanta Das – who took office in December – opened the door to more policy easing and brought growth firmly back onto the Monetary Policy Committee’s agenda. That was a departure from his predecessor Urjit Patel, whose singular aim was…

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Vietnam 

Prime Minister approves plan to implement CPTPP – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has approved a plan to implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). He required ministries, ministerial-level and governmental agencies, and People’s Committees of centrally-run cities and provinces increase the dissemination of information about the CPTPP and participating countries among the public, particularly groups likely to be affected by the deal such as  farmers, fishing communities, cooperatives, and businesses, especially small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The PM asked for focus to be placed on training officials…

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Chinese consortium sees off Hong Kong rivals in ferocious bidding war for prime Shanghai commercial land, ending their stranglehold

A Chinese consortium has outbid Hong Kong developers in a ferocious bidding war for a much coveted plot of commercial land in the heart of Shanghai. The group led by China Resources Land paid a record-breaking price for the plot after winning a bitterly contested auction that lasted for more than 500 rounds, according to the Shanghai Bureau of Planning and Natural Resources and local media. The victory marks a high-profile end to a winning streak for offshore investors, who have repeatedly outbid their mainland rivals to claim the lion’s…

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What Brexit means for Prime Central London property investment

[Sponsored article] Uncertainty over the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union has clouded the country’s investment markets since the historic vote was cast in June 2016, but the forecast is now looking sunnier. With a deal most likely to be reached before the planned Brexit date arrives on 29 March 2019, greater political certainty is expected to see a resurgence in confidence for businesses and consumers alike that will result in positive growth in the UK property markets, particularly in the capital. London’s housing markets have weathered the Brexit…

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Property 

Demand for prime office space in Hong Kong to cool further as trade war weighs on companies

Rising interest rates and lingering uncertainty over the US-China trade war are denting demand for prime office space in Hong Kong, with rents likely to fall in Central, the world’s most expensive office district next year, as businesses feel their impact, analysts said. “Investment volumes remained subdued amid ongoing economic uncertainty and the potential for further interest rate hikes,” said Denis Ma, head of research at JLL. “With the yield expectations of buyers rising and vendors remaining firm on asking prices, this trend will continue in the short-run.” Nearly 60,000…

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