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Securities regulator unveils corporate governance code – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  The Việt Nam Corporate Governance Code for Best Practices for public companies was launched on August 13. — VNS Photo Việt Dũng HCM CITY — The first ever Việt Nam Corporate Governance Code of Best Practices, a set of recommended practices for Vietnamese public companies, has been issued by the State Securities Commission of Việt Nam. It was developed with technical support from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and assistance from the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs. With practices that go beyond the minimum legal requirements, it aims to encourage…

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Huawei unveils smart displays under Honor brand equipped with alternative operating system to Android

Huawei Technologies debuted its much-anticipated operating system in smart displays by Honor, one of its brands, as the Chinese telecoms equipment giant prepares for a possible future without access to Google’s Android.The new Honor smart displays come with a pop-up camera for video chat and facial recognition and allow all devices equipped with the company’s self-developed Harmony OS to interact in a seamless way, Honor president George Zhao Ming said on Saturday.Users can share information,… Source link

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Home Credit unveils new in-app feature – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Home Credit Vietnam unveils new in-app feature. — VNS Photo HCM CITY — Financial consumer company Home Credit Vietnam has recently unveiled a new in-app loan installment payment feature with AirPay e-wallet in an effort to support the State Bank of Việt Nam’s promotion of cashless payments.  The new feature also reflects the company’s priority for digitalisation, with the aim of shifting customers’ experiences “from fast to instant”.   With the new feature, customers can make payments anytime and anywhere without traveling to the point of sale. They do not have to pay extra fees or remember contract information because all data is stored in the system. …

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Central bank unveils monetary policy for H2 2019 – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Customers make transaction at Bảo Việt Bank in Hà Nội’s Trần Hưng Đạo Street. — VNS Photo Trương Vị HÀ NỘI — The State Bank of Việt Nam (SBV) will continue to follow a pro-active, flexible and cautious monetary policy as well as working in close conjunction with fiscal and other policies to control inflation, sustain the macro-economy and support economic growth in the second half of this year. SBV Deputy Governor Nguyễn Thị Hồng made the statement at a conference to review the SBV’s monetary policy…

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China unveils 5G and NEV spending action plan to boost consumption to cushion US trade war impact

China has released a two-year action plan to promote the purchase of consumer goods from new energy vehicles to 5G handsets in the latest move to offset the escalating trade war with the United States that continues to hit the world’s second largest economy.In a joint circular published on Thursday, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), the Ministry of Commerce and the environment protection ministry vowed to promote the upgrading and recycling of cars, home appliances,… Source link

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Hong Kong stock exchange unveils confidential process to attract secondary listings by publicly traded companies

Hong Kong’s stock exchange has introduced a confidential application process for companies that are already listed in New York or London to raise funds on its bourse, part of the process to sharpen the city’s edge in the race to be the global fundraising hub.Unlike initial public offering (IPOs) applications that are publicly disclosed, the confidential process will be kept under wraps to shield applicants’ existing shares from volatility and speculation, according to the exchange’s listing… 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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Chinese electric vehicle maker Xpeng unveils P7 four-door coupe at Auto Shanghai 2019, months after SUV roll out

Chinese electric vehicle maker Xpeng unveiled the P7 four-door coupe, its second mass-market model in four months, at Auto Shanghai 2019 on Tuesday. It will start deliveries from the second quarter of 2020 and will announce a price later.“With P7, we are targeting the new generation of China … Xpeng Motors’ unique differentiation is its vision and corporate DNA,” said He Xiaopeng, the company’s founder and chairman. Brian Gu, a veteran JPMorgan investment banker and chairman of its Asia-Pacific… Source link

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Vietjet unveils huge promotion, offers free tickets – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

A Vietjet aircraft. — VNS Photo Viet Nam News HCM CITY — Vietjet Air will launch a promotion on Wednesday offering 1.1 million super saver tickets priced at zero đồng on its website. They will be available from noon to 2pm from Wednesday to Friday on all domestic routes for travel between June 4 and December 31. The promotion is aimed at celebrating its newest routes from Cần Thơ to Nha Trang, Đà Lạt, Hải Phòng, Vinh, and Thanh Hóa, the budget carrier said. With these…

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Western Digital unveils new solid state drive for gamers – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Western Digital unveils its new WD Black SN750 NVMe SSD in HCM City on Thursday. – VNS Photo Thu Ngân Viet Nam News HCM CITY — Technology company Western Digital Corp said it has pushed the boundaries of storage to give gamers a competitive edge. It launched a solid state drive called new WD Black SN750 NVMe SSD in HCM City on Thursday, saying demand from gamers has increased sharply in Việt Nam since, in addition to playing, they also often record, take videos or stream. Advancements…

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