“A credible local rating agency is a key missing ingredient in Viet Nam’s otherwise flourishing corporate bond market. Partnerships with global rating agencies would unlock the market’s potential, but these agencies want certainty that the demand for ratings is real,” ADB wrote. — VNS … [Read more...] about Corporate bond market forecast to be robust this year
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Targeted for their fins, oceanic whitetips are caught up by indiscriminate fishing techniques. Their global population has dropped 98 percent in the last 60 years, said Nick Dulvy, the study's senior author and a professor at Simon Fraser University (SFU). … [Read more...] about Dramatic shark decline leaves ‘gaping hole’ in ocean: study
Madame TussaudsThe ultimate celebrity experience and the world's best known and most popular wax attraction. There are currently 23 Madame Tussauds attractions around the world. Each of the attractions is unique and tailored to the host city and visitor demographic to feature both local as well as international figures. … [Read more...] about Oppa Kim Woo Bin arrives in Singapore!
In 2021, many organisations are still optimistic about Viet Nam’s GDP growth. Recently, the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s National Center for Socio-Economic Information and Forecast (NCIF) released its outlook for the country’s economy with the growth of 6.17 per cent in 2021 in a base-line scenario. GDP growth may even reach 6.72 per cent in the best-case scenario. … [Read more...] about Viet Nam’s economic growth can even surpass expectations in 2021: expert
Labourers in numerous companies have been striking in protest over unpaid Lunar New Year bonuses traditionally awarded to staff in line with the holidays. If strikes last for a long time, they will impact the company’s prestige in the eyes of partners. In addition, workers quitting due to being unhappy with a low bonus or lack of bonus will also impact the company’s operations because it is difficult to recruit new employees in the days before and after the holiday. … [Read more...] about Companies scramble to ensure Lunar New Year pay bonuses