Vietnam 

Cybercrime targets finance sector – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Staff at work at the cybersecurity centre in the northern province of Thái Bình. — VNA/VNS Photo HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam’s cybersecurity was being compromised, posing new challenges in ensuring information safety, especially in the finance-banking sector, State agencies and organisations. The information was released by deputy head of the Government Information Security Commission Nguyễn Đăng Đào at an international conference themed “Security World 2019” held in Hà Nội on Wednesday. At the conference, participants focused on Việt Nam’s cybersecurity and solutions to strengthen data protection in the public and finance-banking sectors. Major…

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Vietnam 

Vingroup targets profit of VNĐ6.5 trillion – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Photo shows the entrance of Times City, the urban area built by real estate, retail and tech conglomerate Vingroup. — Photo cafeland.vn HÀ NỘI — Leading real estate and retail conglomerate Vingroup plans to earn VNĐ140 trillion (US$6 billion) in net revenue and VNĐ6.5 trillion in post-tax profit in 2019. The information was released during the group’s 2019 annual general meeting of shareholders on Thursday in Hà Nội. In 2018, the company’s net revenue reached nearly VNĐ122 trillion, up by 36 per cent compared to 2017 due to the increase in revenue…

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Stocks Blog: China markets fall as Trump targets mainland surveillance camera makers

Good morning, traders. China’s surveillance camera sector is now in the Trump spotlight. In addition to Hikvision Digital, which fell yesterday on news reports it was being targeted, Megvii, Zhenjiang Danhua Technology, Meiya Pico and Iflytek could be banned from U.S. components or software, Bloomberg reports. We’ll keep you up on the fallout in markets from the new tech storm added to the tariff tornado, plus the latest on rare earth-linked stocks, which are getting a new boost from… Source link

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French start-up targets hi-tech anti-pollution mask at Asia’s health-conscious consumers

R-PUR, a French start-up making anti-pollution face masks is looking to bring its high-end, stylish face masks to Asia, targeting health-conscious consumers in China, Hong Kong, South Korea and Japan.Although the Paris-based company has yet to attract any Asian investors, it plans to set up an office in Hong Kong and work with regional partners, which it declined to name, to market its R-PUR Nano face masks in the region.“People responded well to our online marketing campaign after recent air… Source link

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China 

China targets steel industry as latest front in its war on pollution

China has shifted its focus in the battle for clean air to the steel industry after cutting emissions from coal power plants, the former top polluter.On Sunday, the Ministry of Ecology and Environment and four other ministries released a joint directive intended to ensure steel mills in the country’s most polluted regions meet “ultra-low” emission standards by 2025.The announcement cited a leading environmental scientist’s estimate that the measure could reduce particulate emissions in areas… Source link

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Singapore 

Singapore start-up unveils one-seater flying vehicle, targets US market, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A Singapore firm has unveiled a one-seater flying vehicle that it hopes could be used for door-to-door transportation in urban areas when it is launched in the United States. The personal aerial vehicle, named Crimson S8, is earmarked to launch in California from late next year, Neo Aeronautics said on Thursday (April 25). It will not be launched in Singapore due to regulations. The vehicle is currently undergoing indoor trials without an operator on board in Loyang. Neo Aeronautics is looking to fine-tune the model and conduct outdoor…

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Vietnam 

HDBank targets profit up 27 per cent – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Bank leaders at HDBank’s Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) 2019 was held in HCM City yesterday. Photo HDBank HCM CITY — Việt Nam’s Housing Development Bank (HDBank) plans to collect VNĐ5.07 trillion (US$217 million) in pre-tax profits this year, an increase of 27 per cent compared to 2018. The information was released during HDBank’s Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) 2019 held in HCM City yesterday. The bank forecast that total assets this year will be up 16 per cent from 2018 to reach nearly VNĐ250 trillion, capital mobilisation…

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Vietnam 

PG Bank targets over $9m pre-tax profit this year – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  The total number of employees at PG Bank by the end of 2018 was 1,504, a decrease of 108. — Photo pgbank.com.vn HÀ NỘI — Petrolimex Group Commercial Joint Stock Bank (PG Bank) targets pre-tax profit of VNĐ211 billion (US$9.06 million) in 2019 and total assets to reach nearly VNĐ32.74 trillion by December 31, 2019, a year-on-year increase of 9 per cent. The figures were released in the recently published document of the annual shareholders’ meeting of the bank. The bank said it would add enough resources to implement debt…

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Vietnam 

Petrolimex targets 26% dividend payout – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  The Việt Nam National Petroleum Group (Petrolimex) will discuss a 26 per cent dividend payout rate at its annual shareholder meeting, which is scheduled for April 26. — Photo petrolimex.com.vn HÀ NỘI — The Việt Nam National Petroleum Group (Petrolimex) plans to make a 26 per cent dividend payout for its performance in 2018. The rate will be discussed at the firm’s upcoming annual shareholder meeting on April 26 and it would be lower than 2017 dividend payout rate, which was 30 per cent. Petrolimex is listing more than 1.29 billion shares…

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Techcombank targets US$504.3 million in pre-tax profit – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Techcombank has targeted a pre-tax profit of more than VNĐ11.7 trillion (US$504.3 million) in 2019, representing a 10 per cent year-on-year increase. — Photo vietnamfinance.vn HÀ NỘI — Techcombank has targeted a pre-tax profit of more than VNĐ11.7 trillion (US$504.3 million) in 2019, representing a 10 per cent year-on-year increase. The target was approved at its annual shareholders’ meeting held in Hà Nội last week. It also planned to increase its total assets by 17 per cent to VNĐ375.8 trillion this year while holding outstanding loans at VNĐ245.4 trillion, up 32 per cent from…

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