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Government leader hosts Visa CEO

Politics

Government leader hosts Visa CEO

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted a reception in Hanoi on March 25 for Alfred Kelly, CEO of Visa – the global payment technology company that looks to enable consumers, businesses, banks, and governments in using digital currency.

Sentences upheld for 13 rioters in Binh Thuan

Society

Sentences upheld for 13 rioters in Binh Thuan

The People’s Court of the central province of Binh Thuan upheld the first instance trial sentences of between two and three years imposed on 13 defendants charged with disturbance of public order at the provincial People’s Committee headquarters in June 2018.

PM calls on UAE firm to expand investment in Vietnam

Business

PM calls on UAE firm to expand investment in Vietnam

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc encouraged the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) Investment Corporation of Dubai to expand investment in Vietnam, while hosting the group’s Executive Director and CEO Mohammed Ibrahim Al Shaibani in Hanoi on March 25.

Pheu Thai Party leads Thai election in terms of MP seats

World

Pheu Thai Party leads Thai election in terms of MP seats

With 94 percent of the votes counted, Pheu Thai Party of exiled former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra won the most MP seats at 135 while the Palang Pracharath of current Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha came second with 98 seats, the Bangkok Post and the Nation reported on March 24.

Government takes bold measures to ensure safety of finance system

Business

Government takes bold measures to ensure safety of finance system

Poorly-performing State-owned people’s credit funds – a type of credit institution focusing on people in rural areas to help them escape poverty and avoid dependence on loan sharks – will be merged, acquired or dissolved to ensure the safety of the country’s finance and banking system.