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Credit institutions asked to aid disease-hit pig farmers

Publication date 25 March 2019 | 16:07 | ICT

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) on Thursday directed credit institutions to support their borrowers who raise pigs and are suffering losses due to African swine fever (ASF).



  • Fisker relaunches Tesla rivalry with electric car

    Publication date 20 March 2019 | 14:35 | ICT

    FISKER, the electric car brand which was an early rival to Tesla, announced on Monday it would produce a new sport utility vehicle priced below $40,000 that will be available next year.

  • US’ FIS acquires UK firm Worldpay

    Publication date 20 March 2019 | 14:25 | ICT

    US financial technology giant FIS will acquire British payment processing company Worldpay for an estimated $43 billion, the two firms said on Monday, creating an international payments powerhouse.

  • Can South Korea be world’s first 5G-powered country?

    Publication date 20 March 2019 | 14:08 | ICT

    WITH news of US mobile carrier Verizon possibly beating South Korean players in launching the world’s very first 5G mobile service next month, speculation has run amok over whether local telecom companies will hasten their releases despite regulatory and technical hurdles.

  • App Lyft seeks to raise $2.4B in IPO

    Publication date 20 March 2019 | 13:06 | ICT

    Lyft said on Monday it would seek to raise as much as $2.4 billion in its public share offering, in the first major listing in the fast-growing ride-hailing sector.

  • Counterfeit and pirated goods represent 3.3% of global trade

    Publication date 20 March 2019 | 13:06 | ICT

    GLOBAL sales of counterfeit and pirated goods have soared to €460 billion ($522 billion) per year, amounting to a whopping 3.3 per cent of world trade, according to a report published on Monday.

  • Hyundai invests $300M to help India’s Ola battle Uber

    Publication date 20 March 2019 | 11:54 | ICT

    INDIAN taxi-hailing company Ola has secured a $300-million investment from South Korean car giant Hyundai, the firms said on Tuesday, providing a major boost in its fight against US giant Uber.

  • World Bank in $72M loan to Laos

    Publication date 20 March 2019 | 11:34 | ICT

    THE World Bank has agreed to finance three major projects in Laos designed to reduce malnutrition in children and improve public resource use and service delivery.

  • Overseas securities firms struggle in South Korea

    Publication date 20 March 2019 | 11:33 | ICT

    OVERSEAS financial firms are losing their grip on the South Korean securities market, and their lacklustre performance is making possible newcomers nervous amid concerns there will a mass withdrawal from the local market.

  • Cassava production tumbles nearly 1% throughout 2018

    Publication date 20 March 2019 | 10:33 | ICT

    Cambodia produced more that 13 million tonnes of cassava last year, a drop on 2017 despite a six per cent increase in cultivation to 650,510ha nationwide, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.

  • An Icon Rising in the Heart of Phnom Penh

    Publication date 20 March 2019 | 10:23 | ICT

    An Exclusive Interview with Dato’ Jack Yap, Managing Director & Mr Koy Le San, Executive Director Developer: JS Property Co Ltd Project: Chief Tower @ BKK1