Blockchain community asks for a sandbox Business

Blockchain community asks for a sandbox

Representatives of the blockchain industry in Vietnam have asked for a ‘sandbox’ for the technology while meeting with Government agencies at a conference on in Hanoi on September 18.
Top 10 world events of 2018 World

Top 10 world events of 2018

2018 was a turbulent year in world events, full of ups and down. Below are the top 10 world events of 2018 selected by the Vietnam News Agency.
Ex-Goldman Sachs banker denied bail in Malaysia World

Ex-Goldman Sachs banker denied bail in Malaysia

A Malaysian court declined to grant bail on January 7 to Ng Chong Hwa, former leader of the US’ Goldman Sachs multinational investment bank, who faces charges related to suspected money laundering of funds siphoned off from Malaysia's State investment fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB).
Joint trial to be held for former Malaysian PM, former 1MDB CEO World

Joint trial to be held for former Malaysian PM, former 1MDB CEO

The Sessions Court of Kuala Lumpur decided on January 4 that a joint trial will be held for both former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak and former 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) CEO Arul Kanda Kandasamy for allegedly tampering a 1MDB audit report.
Top 10 world events of 2018 World

Top 10 world events of 2018

2018 is a turbulent year in world events, full of ups and downs. Below are the top 10 world events of 2018 selected by the Vietnam News Agency.
New securities law is a better fit for market Business

New securities law is a better fit for market

The new amended draft law on securities was revised based on the inheritance of the current Securities Law, broadening the scope of regulation and adopting a new approach more suited to market condition and overcoming the remaining limitations of the current law.
Malaysia’s Najib and ally charged in 1.6-billion-USD graft case World

Malaysia’s Najib and ally charged in 1.6-billion-USD graft case

Malaysia's former Prime Minister Najib Razak and an ally on October 25 were charged with allegedly looting USD 1.6 billion of public money, the latest accusations against him in the case associated with the scandal-plagued 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) fund.
Former Malaysian PM questioned again over 1MDB fund World

Former Malaysian PM questioned again over 1MDB fund

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was questioned again by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) on October 16 on what related to the scandal-hit state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB).
IMF, WB launch Bali Fintech Agenda World

IMF, WB launch Bali Fintech Agenda

The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank on October 11 launched the Bali Fintech Agenda, a set of 12 policy elements aimed at helping member countries to harness the benefits and opportunities of rapid advances in financial technology, while at the same time managing the inherent risks.
Wife of former Malaysian PM arrested World

Wife of former Malaysian PM arrested

Rosmah Mansor, the wife of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, was arrested on October 3 by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC).
Former Malaysian PM’s wife questioned on 1MDB World

Former Malaysian PM’s wife questioned on 1MDB

Rosmah Mansor, former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak’s wife, has been questioned by anti-corruption investigators over a corruption probe at state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB)