Vietnam 

VinaCapital Ventures names Việt Nam-born former German vice chancellor advisory board chairman – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Viet Nam News HCM CITY — VinaCapital Ventures, the technology investment company of VinaCapital, on Friday announced the appointment of Dr Philipp Rosler, former German vice chancellor, as the chairman of its advisory board. Rosler will provide counsel to both VinaCapital Ventures and its investees. Born in Sóc Trăng Province, he was adopted at a young age and grew up in Germany. In 2011 he became vice chancellor and minister of economics and technology, and became actively engaged with and promoted the start-up community. He was…

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Singapore 

Transnational vice syndicate smashed, 201 people arrested in Singapore and China, Singapore, China News

SINGAPORE – A joint operation against a transnational vice syndicate was conducted by the Singapore Police Force (SPF) and China’s Ministry of Public Security (MPS) between Oct 22 and Nov 23 this year, the police said in a statement on Monday (Dec 3). During the operation, officers from the SPF and MPS coordinated simultaneous raids at 83 locations in Singapore and various parts of China. A total of 173 women and 12 men aged between 19 and 53 were arrested in Singapore for offences under the Women’s Charter, while five…

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