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London's 'Silicon Roundabout' welcomes overseas property investors

[Sponsored Article] London streets are said to be paved with gold, but while those seeking their fortunes in the UK capital used to flock to the city center and the West End, today’s entrepreneurs and creative professionals are increasingly favoring the East End – particularly the booming tech hub nicknamed ‘Silicon Roundabout.’ Officially called East London Tech City, this dense digital cluster of technology firms centered around Old Street station in Shoreditch is the UK’s answer to Silicon… Source link

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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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Việt Nam-Russia joint venture welcomes first oil flow from Cá Tầm field – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

The CTC1-WHP oilrig in the Cá Tầm field. – Photo baobariavungtau Viet Nam News BÀ RỊA VŨNG TÀU — The Việt Nam-Russia oil and gas joint venture Vietsovpetro held a ceremony in the southern province of Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu to welcome the first flow of oil pumped from the Cá Tầm oil field. Built in March 2018, the CTC1-WHP oilrig is the most important component of Cá Tầm’s development project under a shared production contract signed by the Việt Nam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam), the PetroVietnam Exploration Production Corporation…

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Quảng Trị welcomes wave of investments in energy sector – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Viet Nam News QUẢNG TRỊ — The central province of Quảng Trị has approved in principle investments into six energy projects including four wind power and two solar plants with total capital of more than VNĐ7.4 trillion (US$318.4 million) in the first two months of the year. The provincial People’s Committee has given the go-ahead for Gio Thành Energy Joint Stock Company to build the Gio Thành 1 solar power plant with total capacity of 50MW. The project has a total investment of over VNĐ1.1 trillion and covers…

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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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Đà Nẵng welcomes nearly 329,000 visitors during Tết – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Viet Nam News ĐÀ NẴNG  — The central city of Đà Nẵng welcomed 328,810 visitors during the nine-day Lunar New Year (Tết holiday) festival 2019 (February 2-10), a year-on-year increase  of 10.7 per cent according to the municipal Department of Tourism. The number of international visitors to Đà Nẵng reached more than 158,000, up 19.9 per cent compared to the same period last year. This is peak tourism season for visitors from China, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Europe and America, and for Vietnamese expats, said deputy director of…

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Nappy new year! Singapore welcomes first babies of 2019, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – As revellers celebrated the start of 2019 on Tuesday (Jan 1), two couples had extra reason to celebrate as the clock hit midnight. This year’s first New Year’s Day baby was born at exactly 12am in KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital to Madam Tian Ning Ning, 31, a surgical nurse, and Mr Wang Mao Song, 33, a technician. The girl, who has not been named yet, is the couple’s first child and was born after about five hours of induced labour. Madam Tian and Mr Wang were surprised…

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Bình Thuận welcomes 5.7 million tourist arrivals in 2018 – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

White sand dunes in Mũi Né Beach in the southern province of Bình Thuận. — Photo kenhdulich.org Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — The south central province of Bình Thuận expects to receive 5.7 million visitors in 2018, a jump of 12 per cent from last year. According to the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, total earnings from tourism services were predicted to surge 18.8 per cent to VNĐ12.8 trillion (US$550.9 million). About 675,000 foreigners chose Bình Thuận for their holidays, with China and the…

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Hà Nội welcomes German investment: municipal leader – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Aquaone and Germany AoneDeusheuche signed a MoU for investment co-operation on solar panels on top of the water treatment system at the Đuống River water treatment plant. — VNS Photo Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Hà Nội is willing to assist German investors by connecting them with Vietnamese businesses to run projects in the capital city, said Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyễn Đức Chung. Chung made the statement while receiving Martin Dulig, Deputy Minister-President…

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PM welcomes SK Group from Korea – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has proposed the SK Group from the Republic of Korea continues supporting Việt Nam’s economic and e-Government development orientations, particularly in the context of the industrial revolution 4.0. He praised SK’s strengths in energy, information technology and telecommunications while receiving the group’s Chairman Chey Tae-won on Thursday, who is on a visit to Việt Nam to seek investment and business opportunities. PM Phúc applauded the group’s support to build a national renovation centre in Việt Nam,…

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