Official playground for ride-hailing apps The promulgation of Decree 10 comes after long and detailed discussions among relevant stakeholders to regulate disruptive business models. From April 1, 2020, the Vietnamese government recognises the application of technology within the transportation sector. By creating an equal and fair playground for all players, Decree 10 is expected to facilitate businesses in the transportation sector to constantly improve the quality of transportation services to serve the commuting needs of all Vietnamese users. … [Read more...] about Vietnam formalises legal framework for Grab and other ride-hailing platforms
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"I found a stock of masks that was available and Americans - I'm not talking about the American government - but Americans, outbid us," Ms Pécresse said. "They offered three times the price and they proposed to pay up-front." … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: US accused of ‘piracy’ over mask ‘confiscation’
Jean-François van Boxmeer, chairman of the Executive Board and CEO, commented: "Obviously, the key focus for us is on running the company through the current unprecedented COVID-19 crisis, with our first priority being the health and well-being of our people. At the same time, we are preparing for the future with these appointments. I am very pleased with Dolf’s choice of Jacco van der Linden leading our Asia-Pacific region, and Soren Hagh leading our Europe region from June 1, 2020. Jacco and Soren have an outstanding track record delivering strong business results, and they both have great leadership, people, and commercial skills. We are confident that Jacco and Soren will be very valuable in our executive team, and in leading the business and respective teams in their regions." … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES APRIL 4
VN education ministry agrees to cut back teaching programs due to school closure The Ministry of Education and Training has allowed education departments to cut curricula taught in primary, secondary and high schools due to the prolonged school closure caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. … [Read more...] about How are foreign teachers earning their living in the COVID-19 crisis?
The municipal police on Friday afternoon said Tuan and Anh would be detained for up to four months while an investigation is launched into their charges of "murder" and "illegal possession of narcotics." … [Read more...] about Vietnamese couple probed for murder after allegedly beating 3-yo daughter to death