monsanto pleads guilty to using banned pesticide on research crop Monsanto pleads guilty to using banned pesticide on research crop

Biotech giant Monsanto on Thursday (Nov 21) agreed to plead guilty to illegally using a banned and highly toxic pesticide on research crops at one of its facilities on the Hawaiian island of Maui and ...

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laying the tracks for local railways Laying the tracks for local railways

State-owned Vietnam Railways has begun to bet on a new venture with a Chinese giant in a bid to solve an impasse in financial performance. However, concerns remain over possible gains and losses from the ...

crystallising investment rules for infrastructure developers Crystallising investment rules for infrastructure developers

Vietnam is now a magnet for overseas financiers wishing to implement infrastructure initiatives before transferring them to the state. Tran Son Vu, head of the Promotion Agency under the Association for Studies and Consultancy for ...

Revising key laws to lead Vietnam into the new era

With ambitions to attract high-quality foreign investment over the next decade, the draft amendments to the Law on Investment and the Law on Enterprises feature notable changes and are expected to bring forward a more ...

Amended regulation must adopt modern standards to strike home

In the context of rapid changes in business methods, the current Law on Investment needs changes in favour of investors. Nguyen Lan Phuong, partner at Baker McKenzie Vietnam writes about new legislative approaches to catch ...

nium partners with visa for instant money transfers in southeast asia Nium partners with Visa for instant money transfers in Southeast Asia

Nium is enabling users to make real-time money transfers to Visa debit card holders across Southeast Asia powered by Visa Direct.

pgbank hdbank merger could finish in june 2020 PGBank, HDBank merger could finish in June 2020

The merger between PGBank and HDBank could complete in June 2020, according to petrol dealer Petrolimex deputy general director Luu Van Tuyen.

Foreign businesses look to expand investment in Vietnam
manulife spurs healthy and active living at the 2019 terry fox run Manulife spurs healthy and active living at the 2019 Terry Fox Run

More than 700 Manulife Vietnam employees, agents, and family members joined the Terry Fox Run for the 17th time to promote active and healthy living.

vietnam enhances exercise of childrens rights infographics Vietnam enhances exercise of children’s rights (Infographics)

Vietnam was the first country in Asia and the second in the world to ratify United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child in 1990.

party state always pay special attention to education na chairwoman Party, State always pay special attention to education: NA Chairwoman

Persisting the viewpoint that education and training is the top national policy and that the training of high-quality human resources is one of the three breakthroughs, the Party and the State have always paid special ...

angry hornets kill 3 in indonesia Angry hornets kill 3 in Indonesia

Three people have been killed by swarms of angry hornets in Indonesia over the past two weeks, a health agency official said on Friday (Nov 22).

australian pm denies climate link as smoke chokes sydney Australian PM denies climate link as smoke chokes Sydney

Australia's Prime Minister on Thursday (Nov 21) denied his climate policies had caused unprecedented bushfires ravaging the country and insisted his government was doing enough to tackle global warming.

planned fossil fuel output swamps paris climate goals Planned fossil fuel output swamps Paris climate goals

Oil, gas and coal output already planned or in the pipeline will overwhelm efforts to cap global warming at levels consistent with a liveable planet, the UN and leading research groups warned on Wednesday (Nov ...

2887 days abe becomes japans longest serving prime minister 2,887 days: Abe becomes Japan's longest-serving prime minister

Shinzo Abe entered the history books as Japan's longest-serving prime minister on Wednesday (Nov 20), but many of his ambitious goals, including a constitutional revision to strengthen the military, appear far from reach.

eu countries at un criticise americas shift on settlements EU countries at UN criticise America's shift on settlements

European members of the UN Security Council hit out on Wednesday (Nov 20) at the US decision to no longer consider Israeli settlements illegal, but stopped short of naming the United States.

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