nissan shares plunge as ghosn faces ouster after arrest Nissan shares plunge as Ghosn faces ouster after arrest

TOKYO: Nissan and Mitsubishi shares plunged on Tuesday (Nov 20) after chairman Carlos Ghosn was arrested for alleged financial misconduct, that reportedly included exorbitantly priced houses and diverted compensation.

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vietnam among apecs best in foreign investment Vietnam among APEC’s best in foreign investment

Thanks to business environment ­improvements, Vietnam continues to top APEC economies for ­increases in cross-border investment, realising an upward trend of confidence in the future long-term sustainable development of the country.

indian state visit pushes countries to 2020 target Indian state visit pushes countries to 2020 target

Energy will be one of the biggest priorities in the co-operation between ­Vietnam and India in the time to come, helping the two countries realise their ­ambitious trade turnover ­target of $15 billion by 2020.

500 Startups announces Vietnam fund oversubscribed

500 Startups announced the closing of its first Vietnam fund with over $14 million in committed capital, surpassing its original target of $10 million.

E-bike brands forge new road trend

The launch of VinFast’s electric motorbike models during the recent opening ceremony of its manufacturing factory is expected to create bigger competition in Vietnam’s lucrative motorbike market currently dominated by Honda, Yamaha, and Piaggio’s gasoline ...

protecting lives and assets with intumescent coatings Protecting lives and assets with intumescent coatings

The increase in the use of steel as construction material has led to enhanced flexibility in design as well as significant time savings in the construction industry. However, its use in social infrastructure and buildings ...

Cisco ACI helps VIB increase network throughput and mobile banking experience
court uncovers inner workings of billion dong cnc gambling ring Court uncovers inner workings of billion-dong CNC gambling ring

At the seventh day of the trial of the CNC gambling ring, Phan Sao Nam showed extreme contrition and vowed to return his illegally obtained funds and assets.

families choosing the best on offer Families choosing the best on offer

Parents in Vietnam are ­increasingly sending their ­children to international schools for the well-rounded global education they offer, or looking towards locations with high standards of living such as the US, Canada, ­Australia or the ...

ecokids brings japanese values to kindergartens Ecokids brings Japanese values to kindergartens

As one of the leading private-run kindergarten networks in Vietnam, Ecokids is moving fast to boost its footprint, bringing famous Japanese-quality education to future Vietnamese generations.

world wine output rises 13pc after disastrous year World wine output rises 13pc after disastrous year

PARIS: Global wine production rose 13 per cent this year, after a catastrophic 2017 which was marked by heatwaves, frosts and hailstorms, the International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV) said Monday (Nov 19).

one dead 49 hurt as landslide derails train in spain One dead, 49 hurt as landslide derails train in Spain

BARCELONA: One person was killed on Tuesday (Nov 20) and 49 others were injured, five seriously, when a train derailed near Barcelona due to a landslide caused by heavy rains, emergency services and Spain's rail ...

british pm faces brexit pressure ahead of brussels talks British PM faces Brexit pressure ahead of Brussels talks

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May gathers her new-look cabinet on Tuesday (Nov 20) ahead of talks in Brussels on post-Brexit ties with the EU, facing fresh pressure from her Northern Irish allies.

green lighting asean hopes and dreams Green-lighting ASEAN hopes and dreams

In a bid to further cement ­regional ties in digital ­economic development, Vietnam put forward a noteworthy initiative at last week’s 33rd ASEAN Summit, while taking a step closer towards financial opportunities to build smart ...

victims mourned as toll hits 77 in california wildfire Victims mourned as toll hits 77 in California wildfire

The toll from the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California's history rose further on Sunday (Nov 18) to 77, the sheriff's office said, after a vigil to honour the victims.

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