Vietnam 

Việt Nam sees success in removing fishing yellow card – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Nguyễn Quang Hùng, Deputy Director of the Directorate of Fisheries Việt Nam has implemented many solutions according to the European Commission (EC)’s nine recommendations to remove the yellow card warning on the country’s fishing industry. In November, the EC will come to Việt Nam for the second time to check and re-evaluate the implementation of these recommendations. Nguyễn Quang Hùng, deputy director of the Directorate of Fisheries under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, speaks to the Vietnam News Agency about this issue. What has Việt Nam achieved…

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Money 

‘It all started from Hong Kong’: two of Southeast Asia’s richest men on early success and the belt and road plan’s future

Two of Southeast Asia’s most prominent members of the Chinese diaspora, businessmen Dhanin Chearavanont and Mochtar Riady, took the stage at the Hong Kong Trade and Development Council’s Belt and Road Summit on Wednesday to reminisce about being early investors on the mainland.The tycoons emphasised their belief in China’s economy and President Xi Jinping, and described how Hong Kong had played an essential role in their early successes – and could do so today for investments related to the… Source link

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HSBC says blockchain could ease small firms’ financing woes, with Greater Bay Area key to success

A broader adoption of blockchain technology could open up more financing for small and medium-sized businesses seeking to export goods, particularly in the Greater Bay Area, according to HSBC’s head of global trade for Asia.Ajay Sharma, regional head of global trade and receivables finance, HSBC Asia-Pacific, said obtaining letters of credit, in which banks guarantee payments in a transaction, has been difficult for small businesses in the past. A lot of paper had to be exchanged between… Source link

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Singapore 

10 questions with Chris Hwang: the brains behind The Golden Duck’s worldwide success, Lifestyle, Food, Singapore News

From luxury popcorn to salted egg fish skins, to diet-friendly desserts, we can’t get enough of snacks. And because we love some posh nosh for TV time, especially when it’s savoury, we sat down with Chris Hwang, one half of the iconic duo behind The Golden Duck, for an inside scoop with the creator and distributor of the latest salted egg snack sensation across the nation and beyond. HI CHRIS! WHERE’D THE NAME “THE GOLDEN DUCK” COME FROM? We went through multiple names but decided on The Golden Duck. “Gold”…

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Vietnam 

Vietnamese goods campaign a success – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

    A number of high-quality Vietnamese brands have a relatively large market share in the distribution system. Photo baokhanhhoa.vn   HÀ NỘI In the context of increasing international integration, Vietnamese goods must ensure conditions of environmental protection, safety, high quality, low cost, great competitiveness, domestic market dominance and deep penetration of international markets. The statement was made by Politburo member and permanent member of the Party Central Committee’s Secretariat Trần Quốc Vượng at a conference held in Hà Nội on Friday. The event was organised to review the 10-year implementation of…

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High on the success of 785pc returns on Kweichow Moutai, fund manager sees ‘historic opportunity’ in banking stocks

After years betting solely on Kweichow Moutai, Dong Baozhen is diversifying.The money manager’s flagship fund has returned 785 per cent since its inception in 2010. He trounced the Shanghai Composite Index’s 14 per cent gain by owning just the one stock, sticking with Moutai as it became the world’s most valuable distiller. But Dong, a partner at Beijing Lingtongshengtai Asset Management, sees any price above 700 yuan (US$102) as excessive. Moutai last closed at 968 yuan.Dong, who recognises… Source link

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For Chinese firms in US, ability to navigate the cultural gap can determine success or failure

In 2014, two Chinese chemical companies outlined plans to build massive, multibillion-dollar plants in the United States, ultimately located within a few miles of each other in Louisiana. Five years later, YCI Methanol One has completed all major permitting and its plant is 60 per cent built, while Wanhua Chemical Group Co is still struggling with approvals.The divergent paths reflect in part their different experiences navigating American business culture, risks and constraints, say company… Source link

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Investors get gold fever. But look out if Trump-Xi meeting this week is seen as a big success

Is it time for investors to start believing the gold bulls?The yellow metal has been soaring.It rallied to a five-year high after the US Federal Reserve signalled on Thursday that it is open to cutting the key interest rate, boosting gold’s appeal to investors hunting for price appreciation. It recently traded at US$1,388.29.That’s up 8.6 per cent since May 17, when it began its most recent rally, and up 17.3 per cent since September 27, when it was at its most recent low of US$1,182.83.It… Source link

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Foreign start-ups eye China’s vast digital health care market, but finding the right revenue model holds the key to success

Digital therapeutics and smart medical management, an emerging field in the health care industry, is attracting some foreign companies to China, which has the potential to improve the lives of people living with chronic conditions and reduce their medical bills.“In China, digital technology will play a massive role in patient outcomes and health care costs,” said Celina Chew, German life science company Bayer’s president for Greater China.While China’s market potential is huge in chronic… Source link

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Singapore 

How Grab’s Tan Hooi Ling climbed her way to success, Singapore News

Ling also co-chaired the World Economic Forum on ASEAN last year, spoke at Money 20/20 in March and gave live TV interviews with news outlets like Bloomberg and CNBC. Ling acknowledges that such public appearances are all part of running Grab, but even her public relations team knows to only schedule such events once every couple of months. She admits that such engagements take a lot out of her. “When I have to do day-long activities, conferences, be on a panel … it’s not that I don’t enjoy speaking to…

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