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WEF ASEAN 2018 officially kicks off in Hanoi

Business

WEF ASEAN 2018 officially kicks off in Hanoi

The World Economic Forum on ASEAN (WEF ASEAN) 2018 officially opened with a plenary session in Hanoi on September 12 under the co-chair of Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and WEF Founder and Executive Chairman Klaus Schwab.

Vietnam receives mobile hi-tech lab from Russia

Sci-Tech

Vietnam receives mobile hi-tech lab from Russia

Representatives of Russia’s Federal Service for the Oversight of Consumer Protection and Welfare (Rospotrebnadzor) handed over a mobile lab to Major General Nguyen Hong Du, Director of the Vietnam-Russia Tropical Centre on September 11 on the sidelines of the fourth Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok.

Consumer finance arms race

Business

Consumer finance arms race

Consumer finance companies are offering various promotions to customers, aiming to enlarge their share in an increasingly competitive market.

Malaysia continues to raise minimum wage

World

Malaysia continues to raise minimum wage

The Malaysian government will implement a standardised new minimum wage of 1,050 RM (253 USD) a month or 5.05 RM per hour nationwide - including Sabah and Sarawak - from January 1 next year, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has announced.

Vietnam, Russia sign various cooperation agreements

Business

Vietnam, Russia sign various cooperation agreements

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV)’s Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong and Russian President Vladimir Putin witnessed the signing of many cooperation agreements on September 6, within the framework of the former’s ongoing visit to Russia.