Category Archives: Business & Finance

Cuba’s new leader vows to defend legacy of Castro revolution

Cuba's new president of the Council of State and Council of Ministers, Miguel Diaz-Canel BermA�dez, began his term on Thursday with a promise to defend the socialist revolution led by the Castro brothers since 19…

NA Chairwoman calls on Myanmar to facilitate Vietnamese businesses

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan received Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday in Hanoi.

Mrs. Ngan appreciated the fine traditional relationship between Vietnam and Myanmar, espec…

Algeco Scotsman Releases Fourth Quarter 2017 Financial Report

BALTIMORE, April 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Algeco Investments B.V. (together with its subsidiaries, “Algeco Scotsman”), the leading global business services provider of modular space, secure por

Japan, US to begin talks for a free trade agreement

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President Donald Trump have agreed to start new talks on trade and investment in an effort to decrease the US's trade deficit with Japan.

President Trump said the US will not e…

Tensions escalate over Skripal nerve agent attack

Russia's representative to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Alexander Shulgin, once again dismissed British claims on the poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter, throwing …

85 countries to attend Syria aid conference in Brussels

Representatives of 85 countries and organizations will attend the Brussels Conference on supporting the future of Syria and the region next Tuesday and Wednesday.

The event, co-chaired by the European Union and t…

PM chairs session on special administrative-economic zones

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has chaired the first session of the National Steering Committee for the Construction of Special Administrative-Economic Zones.

Addressing the session in Hanoi on Wednesday, Pri…

Fireworks to mark National Reunification Day in Ho Chi Minh City

Fireworks will light up the sky of Ho Chi Minh City later this month to celebrate 43 years of the South Liberation and National Reunification Day (April 30, 1975) and the 132nd May Day (May 1, 1886).

Fireworks will be se…

Organizing committee for World Economic Forum on ASEAN set up

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc signed a decision establishing an organizing committee for the World Economic Forum on ASEAN (WEF ASEAN) scheduled to take place in Hanoi this year.

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affai…

HKEX Deploys Nasdaq SMARTS Machine Learning Technology for Market Surveillance

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Nasdaq Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) has announced that Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) is the first exchange customer in Asia to successfully dep

TV serial “Who stole my heart?” wins 4 Golden Kite Awards

The TV serial Thuong Nh? ? Ai (Who Stole My Heart?) won 4 Golden Kite Awards 2017: Best TV Serial, Best Director, Best Cameraman, and Best Supporting Actor. The story follows women in the post-war period who desire to l…

Vietnam Airlines named among Vietnam’s top 10 sustainable businesses

National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines has been honored as one of Vietnam's 10 top sustainable businesses in 2017.

The annual award, presented by the Vietnam Trade Promotion Agency and the Vietnam Economic Times o…

US President holds phone calls with UK, French leaders on Syria attack

US President Donald Trump on Saturday spoke by phone to the leaders of the UK and France about the joint air strikes the three nations launched on Syria a day before.

The White House said Mr. Trump spoke with Prime Minis…

Vietnam, Pakistan hold second political consultation

Vietnam and Pakistan held the second political consultation in Islamabad, Pakistan on Friday.

At the meeting, co-chaired by Deputy Foreign Minister Dang Dinh Quy and his Pakistan counterpart Tehmina Janjua, the …