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June

Philippines earns 4.67 billion USD from tourism in H1

World

Philippines earns 4.67 billion USD from tourism in H1

The tourism industry of the Philippines grossed some 245 billion pesos (roughly 4.67 billion USD) in receipts from international visitors during the first six months of 2019, according to the country’s Department of Tourism (DOT).

Singapore: Investment in fintechs surges

World

Singapore: Investment in fintechs surges

Investment in Singapore’s financial technology companies in the first half of 2019 has quadrupled from a year ago to 453 million USD, according to a recent report of consulting company Accenture.

Vietnam chairs final plenary sessions of disarmament conference

Politics

Vietnam chairs final plenary sessions of disarmament conference

Ambassador Duong Chi Dung, head of Vietnam's permanent mission to the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, chaired the final plenary sessions of the Conference on Disarmament (CD) on August 14-15 under Vietnam’s presidency of the conference from June 24-30 and from July 29 to August 18.

Identifying opportunities for Vietnamese firms

Business

Identifying opportunities for Vietnamese firms

The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement would provide a big impetus to Vietnam's exports to the EU and be key to Vietnamese companies penetrating one of the largest and most lucrative markets in the world, experts have said.