China 

China welcomes ‘actions that avoid US trade war dispute escalation’ ahead of Trump-Xi G20 meeting

China’s welcomes “actions that are helpful for managing differences and avoiding trade dispute escalation”, according to the Ministry of Commerce spokesman, in response to a South China Morning Post report that a truce in the trade war with the United States has been agreed ahead of this weekend’s G20 summit meeting between Xi Jinping and Donald Trump in Japan.According to three sources – one in Beijing and two in Washington – details of the agreement are being laid out which would lead to a… Source link

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Vietnam 

Cần Thơ welcomes Japanese investment: municipal official – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Cần Thơ authorities and Japanese business representatives at the meeting on June 19. — VNA/VNS Photo Ánh Tuyết CẦN THƠ — Japanese investors are welcome in Cần Thơ and local authorities will create favourable conditions to lure more foreign investment, according to Vice Chairman of the city’s People’s Committee Dương Tấn Hiển. Hosting a reception for representatives from KATO Group and Wons Company on June 19, Hiển said he hopes both corporations will establish representative offices in the city and more Japanese investments will be poured in the prioritised sectors of seafood,…

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Vietnam 

Cuba welcomes Vietnamese businesses, investors: official – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Vietnamese and Cuban enterprises met and discussed co-operation opportunities at the Cuba-Việt Nam business forum held in the capital city of Havana, Cuba on Wednesday (local time). — VNA/VNS Photo Lê Hà HAVANA — Cuba stands ready to support Vietnamese businesses and investors, President of the Cuban Chamber of Commerce Orlando Hernandez has said. He made the remark at a Cuba-Việt Nam business forum in Havana on Wednesday (local time) that attracted more than 100 representatives of both countries’ enterprises. The official stressed that the two sides boast huge potential…

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Vietnam 

Hải Phòng international terminal welcomes first container ship – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Wan Hai 805 container ship anchored at Hải Phòng International Container Terminal. — VNA/VNS Photo An Đăng HẢI PHÒNG — The Hải Phòng International Container Terminal (HICT) of the Tân Cảng Sài Gòn Corporation welcomed its first container ship on Tuesday. With a capacity of nearly 12,000 TEUs, Wan Hai 805 became the first and largest container ship anchored at the northern port to date. The ship, belonging to a joint venture of Wan Hai Lines from Taiwan (China), COSCO Shipping from China and Pacific International Lines from Singapore, provides…

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Singapore 

LTA welcomes redesigned map from architect, will unveil its own version later this year, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A redesigned MRT system map that has gone viral online is just the ticket, says the Land Transport Authority (LTA), although it will introduce its own revamped version later this year. Architect Cliff Tan uploaded a redesigned map on Facebook on Monday (April 22) that features a cleaner and more rounded depiction of train lines. The post quickly garnered widespread praise and has received around 5,000 reactions and a similar number of shares. Some respondents provided feedback while a few urged the LTA to consider adapting Mr Tan’s…

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Home 

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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Vietnam 

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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Vietnam 

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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Vietnam 

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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Vietnam 

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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