The agreement with Masan allows Vingroup to focus on its emerging businesses namely manufacturing and technology, while Masan obtains its last piece of a puzzle to build an empire of consumer retail, with the ultimate aim of expanding to international markets. … [Read more...] about Singapore’s GIC, Credit Suisse no longer hold shares of Vinmart operator?
It was almost high noon and the sunlight scorched the sidewalks beneath my feet. But in a far corner of Nguyen Thai Hoc – Tran Hung Dao Street in District 1, a group of men, wearing protective suits, started to walk toward a manhole with flashlights and plastic buckets in hand. They went down into the drain, gathered trash floating in the thick black sewage water they waded through, using flashlights fixed on their heads to find their way through the narrow, labyrinthine canals. … [Read more...] about For Saigon sanitation workers, Industry 4.0 fails to go down the drain
The apartment block is most crowded during the early morning and the evening. Maryram is trying to sell clothes and jewelry she picked up on a trip to An Giang to her neighbors. “It’s very hard to find authentic Muslim costumes in Saigon,” she said. … [Read more...] about A day in the life of Saigon’s Muslim community
Israel refused to allow non-Israelis to disembark from a Korean Air plane at Ben-Gurion Airport on Saturday. It had announced a ban on South Koreans and Japanese visitors, sparking an official protest from Seoul Dozens of evacuees from the Diamond Princess cruise ship have begun their two-week quarantine in the UK What's the wider situation? … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: South Korea declares highest alert as infections surge
By Michael Piro - COO, Indochina Capital Between 2015 and September 2017, there were 71 licensed condotel and officetel projects corresponding to a total of 25,639 units. By the end of 2019, the proportion of condotel units surpassed the supply of hotel rooms (56 per cent versus 44 per cent). … [Read more...] about New regulations the first step towards condotel resurgence