SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 30 September 2019 - The Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART), MIT's Research Enterprise in Singapore, has announced the successful development of a commercially viable way to manufacture integrated Silicon III-V Chips with high-performance III-V devices inserted into their design. With our new process, we can leverage existing capabilities to manufacture these new integrated Silicon III-V chips cost-effectively and accelerate the development and adoption of new technologies that will power economies." Other markets that SMART's new integrated Silicon III-V chips will disrupt include wearable mini-displays, virtual reality applications, and other imaging technologies. NSC is the first fabless silicon integrated circuit company with proprietary materials, processes, devices, and design for monolithic integrated Silicon III-V circuits (www.new-silicon.com). SMART's new integrated Silicon III-V chips will be available next year and expected in products by 2021.
September 30, 2019 03:11 UTC
Việt Nam has failed to be upgraded to the secondary emerging market status in the latest FTSE Russell classification review. - Photo vnreview.vnHÀ NỘI – Global provider of benchmarks, analytics and data solutions FTSE Russell last week kept Việt Nam on its watch list as a frontier market. Việt Nam was added to the watch list a year ago for possible reclassification to secondary emerging market status. Besides the “clearing and settlement” criterion, Việt Nam needs to improve the “settlement – rare incidence of failed trades” but it needs further information for assessment, according to FTSE Russell. According to FTSE Russell, Việt Nam needs to follow the international practice of delivery and payment, meaning an investor will pay for shares after he receives them.
September 30, 2019 01:52 UTC
Vietnamese National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyễn Thị Kim Ngân and her Lao counterpart Pany Yathotou in Vientiane as part of the Vietnamese legislative leader’s visit to Laos from Thursday. — VNA/VNS Photo Trọng ĐứcVIENTIANE — Chairwoman of Vietnam’s National Assembly Nguyễn Thi Kim Ngân and her Lao counterpart Pany Yathotou held talks in Vientiane yesterday during her on going visit to Laos. Ngân shared her sympathy over the human and property losses caused by recent floods in six central and southern Lao provinces. She said some Vietnamese representative offices in Laos as well as the Vietnamese community in Laos, Vietnamese localities, ministries and departments have been raising funds to support Lao people. For example, the Vietnamese and Lao parliaments have urged the governments to deal with proposals of the two committees for external relations on free migration and undocumented marriage in the two countries’ shared border areas.
September 27, 2019 03:00 UTC
Salman Khan joins other celebs at the Ultimate Film Star Experience in Madame Tussauds SingaporeSINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 25 September, 2019 - Indian film actor, and producer Salman Khan has joined other legendary celebrities at the World's Largest Celebration of Indian Superstars the Ultimate Film Star Experience (UFSE). Lavania Hajj from Dance Embassy created a boot camp session and challenged people to be as fit as Salman Khan! The figure of Salman Khan will be touring, which also means he will only be here for a limited period of time, before traveling to other Madame Tussauds across the region. We believe he will attract a wide range of audience to Madame Tussauds Singapore." Merlin currently has different brands in Asia including Madame Tussauds, LEGOLAND Parks and Resorts, Sealife and LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Visit http://www.merlinentertainments.biz/ for more information.
September 25, 2019 01:30 UTC
"Singapore Airlines' HighFlyer Programme was launched two years ago to reward and support SMEs, including in their endeavours to expand overseas," said Mr. Campbell Wilson, Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing, Singapore Airlines. "We are excited to now partner American Express to take the programme further with the new American Express Singapore Airlines Business Credit Card. This is precisely why American Express and Singapore Airlines are bringing the first business travel card for Singapore SMEs to support them by turning their business expenses into rewards," said Ms. Celine Chua, Vice President, Global Commercial Services for Singapore, American Express. TRAVEL BENEFITSTravel with peace of mind with complimentary travel insurance when travel tickets are purchased with the American Express Singapore Airlines Business Credit Card. The American Express Singapore Airlines Business Credit Card joins four existing Singapore Airlines and American Express consumer products.
August 02, 2019 01:46 UTC
This is the first smart warehouse for DHL in Asia Pacific to deploy the digital twin technology, which involves using digital models to better understand and manage physical assets. To reduce operational risks and improve safety, DHL Supply Chain has implemented a container storage management solution that minimizes the need for employees to handle heavy containers. We are pleased with the successful implementation of this smart warehouse, and look forward to partnering DHL Supply Chain to further enhance our productivity and maintain our high safety standards in our supply chain operations," said Devraj Kumar, Director, Integrated Logistics, South Asia, East Asia & Oceania, Tetra Pak. The company offers third party logistics (3PL) solutions, allowing customers to fully outsource their logistics management and operations. Solutions include warehouse management, domestic transportation, service parts logistics, packaging design and recycling, all delivered through state-of-the-art IT solutions and project management techniques.
July 16, 2019 07:52 UTC
Simplex is an early stage film production firm headed by veteran Korean producer, Lim Ji-young. John Ko, Chief Executive Officer of Spackman Entertainment Group said, "Through the acquisition of Simplex, the Group shall be able to expand its film production capacity and look forward to positive contribution from Simplex's maiden film within this fiscal year." The Group views that Simplex is equipped with the capability to produce top quality films based on Ms. Lim Ji-young's track record and experience in film production. The Proposed Acquisition also allows the sharing of networks and resources to bring about higher business synergy and efficiency in the Group's film production business segment. About Spackman Entertainment Group LimitedSpackman Entertainment Group Limited ("SEGL" or the "Company"), and together with its subsidiaries, (the "Group"), one of Korea's leading entertainment production groups founded by investment veteran, Mr. Charles Spackman, is primarily engaged in the independent development, production, presentation, and financing of theatrical motion pictures in Korea.
July 14, 2019 23:37 UTC
SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 26 June 2019 - Lexngo, the leading sustainable lifestyle brand that designs and develops environmentally friendly products, has officially set up its office in Singapore to expand their business in ASEAN region. Following the company's commitment to promote sustainable living, the launch marks the first of many eco-friendly lifestyle products, which will be made available in the Singapore market. Equipped with a series of technology patents, Lexngo has piloted other lifestyle products to reduce single-use plastic waste. The company was also the recipient of the 'Sustainable Product Supplier' award by the Business Environment Council of Hong Kong. Their house brand Lexngo is a pioneer in manufacturing and design of breakthrough eco-friendly lifestyle products.
June 26, 2019 02:15 UTC
A Vietnamese firm introduces its products at the South African International Trade Exhibition 2019. — VNA/VNS PhotoHÀ NỘI — Despite the geographical distance, bilateral trade between South Africa and Việt Nam has increased from US$658 million in 2010 to more than $1 billion in 2018. Vietnamese Ambassador to South Africa Vũ Văn Dũng stressed the embassy and its trade office considers boosting bilateral trade and investment ties one of its top priorities. A Vietnamese trade promotion delegation that includes 22 businesses from five localities is visiting South Africa from June 21 to 29, seeking partnerships and export opportunities. On June 27, a workshop on Việt Nam–South Africa trade will be held in Cape Town.
June 25, 2019 05:21 UTC
Except for the Philippines, the country’s three major traditional rice importing countries such as China, Indonesia and Bangladesh all imported much less in the first half of the year. Speakers at a conference held yesterday in HCM City discuss the status of Viet Nam's rice exports in the first half of the year. Meanwhile, countries such as Myanmar, Cambodia, and Pakistan are trying to increase their rice export output. Khánh said the decree was a breakthrough in institutional policy regarding rice export activities, removing difficulties for rice firms. The decree also stipulates additional regulations on the responsibilities of ministries, sectors and localities in rice export management.
June 25, 2019 01:30 UTC
The International Day of Yoga (IDY) 2018 attracted the participation of nearly 1,000 yoga practisers. — Photo hanoimoi.comHÀ NỘI — Nearly 1,000 people will practice yoga together to mark the International Day of Yoga (IDY) on June 22 in Hà Nội. The Consulate General of India in HCM City is separately celebrating the International Day of Yoga on June 29. The embassy, Bảo Việt Life Insurance Company in collaboration with the People’s Committees of ten other provinces will also be organising yoga events to celebrate the fifth International Day of Yoga. June 21 was declared as International Day of Yoga by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his address to UN General Assembly in 2014.
June 19, 2019 14:37 UTC
TAITUNG, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 19 June 2019 - Entering its 9th consecutive year, the Taiwan International Balloon Festival is scheduled to take place at Luye Highlands in Taitung from June 29th to August 12th. Taiwan International Balloon Festival kicks off at Luye HighlandsThe 2019 Festival maintains its position as the longest hot air balloon festival held in the world. The Taiwan International Balloon Festival was named as one of the top 12 hot air balloon festivals around the world by the Travel Channel. Accompanying the marvelous aerial spectacle, nine night glow concerts will add to the festivities and light up the skies of Taitung. Seven Starry Night Concerts have been added to the agenda this year.
June 19, 2019 12:56 UTC
Chinese investment made up 42.5 per cent of the total according to data released by the Foreign Investment Agency (FIA) under the Ministry of Planning and Investment. If including Taiwan’s investment, Chinese investors poured nearly $7.7 billion in Việt Nam, surpassing South Korea, Singapore and Japan to become the biggest foreign investor. Previously, Chinese investors were mainly small businesses with out-dated technology but now many large corporations have funded large-scale projects. Chinese investors are also increasing merger and acquisition (M&A) activities, raising the concerns Vietnamese enterprises would be acquired and annexed. According to Nguyễn Mại, chairman of the Association of Foreign Invested Enterprises, Việt Nam needs to fine tune its policies to ensure high-quality foreign investment.
June 19, 2019 03:33 UTC
They were pleased to note that Việt Nam had also become the seventh largest foreign investor in Myanmar with 18 large projects worth nearly $2.2 billion. The Deputy PM lauded the Central Bank of Myanmar’s recent policies that supported the operation of foreign credit institutions, including those from Việt Nam. He asked the Myanmar side to continue enabling Vietnamese credit institutions to establish and expand their presence in the nation. For his part, Soe Win said the Myanmar government was making efforts to simplify administrative procedures to create an open business climate for foreign investors, including those from Việt Nam. He added that these efforts took time and asked Vietnamese investors to be patient and co-operate with authorities.
June 19, 2019 00:45 UTC
HÀ NỘI Laws and resolutions were top of the agenda during the 20 days of the National Assembly session. “The NA has fulfilled all working agenda in legislation, supervision and making decisions on important national works,” she said. The NA gave their opinions on nine draft laws as part of their working agenda. Labour ConventionEarlier in the morning, deputies passed a resolution approving Việt Nam’s accession to Convention 98 of the International Labour Organisation (ILO). ILO’s deputy director-general for Policy, Deborah Greenfield congratulated Việt Nam on ratifying Convention 98.
June 15, 2019 00:22 UTC