Tag: Vietnam

India, Vietnam to deepen Defence and Security arrangement

Newsroom24x7 Staff Hanoi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today declared that India and Vietnam have agreed to deepen bilateral defence and security engagement to advance the common interests of both the countries. Addressing a joint media briefing with Prime Minister of Viternam Nguyen Xuan Phuc, the Indian Prime Minister said: “Our decision to upgrade our Strategic

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PM to attend Annual G-20 Leaders Summit in Hangzhou in China, leaves for Vietnam today

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting Vietnam from 2nd September 2016 to 3rd September 2016. Prime Minister will also attend the Annual G-20 Leaders Summit in Hangzhou, China from 3rd September 2016 to 5th September 2016. In a series of posts from his Facebook account the Prime Minister said: “Greetings to the

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Permanent Residency Status to Foreign Investors

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: The Union Cabinet under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the scheme for grant of Permanent Residency Status (PRS) to foreign investors subject to the relevant conditions as specified in the FDI Policy notified by the Government from time to time. The scheme is expected to encourage foreign investment

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Citizens use Hola as Vietnam blacks out facebook

Newsroom24x7 Staff Tel Aviv/ Hanoi: The government of Vietnam allegedly shut Facebook down on Sunday, and so far 200,000 citizens have turned to Hola [http://www.hola.org ], a popular VPN service, to fight the censorship and access the website. The decision to block Facebook, as well as photo-sharing app Instagram, came as dissidents tried to rally for the third

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India to build satellite tracking station in Vietnam, with access to images of China region

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi : A satellite tracking system with India, which could provide a vigil on China’s activities, especially in the China mainland and South China Sea territory, would soon be more than just a wishful thinking, as India is all set to build a tracking station in Vietnam, which would offer India the

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Australia launches Australia-ASEAN Council

Newsroom24x7 Desk Sydney, Australia : With an eye on strengthening partnership bonds between Australia and South East Asian countries, the Australian government launched Australia-ASEAN Council. This initiative will work towards building links between all the countries of South-East Asia. South-East Asia is the one of the most important strategic and economic regions in the world

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UK Today – David Cameron initiates Global Fin Tech Hub

Newsroom24x7 Desk London, UK: Prime Minister David Cameron has taken up an initiative to project and promote UK as a Global Financial Technology Hub for the world participants. On a trade mission during his South East Asian visit, Cameron strongly promoted UK’s quest of attaining the FinTech Leader status in the world map. Companies such as

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Friends of the Lower Mekong and the sustainabilty initiative

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC, Feb. 3: Friends of the Lower Mekong, a donor coordination group, have come together with the countries of the Lower Mekong to discuss the connection between water resources, energy needs, and food security. Carrying forward this objective, US Counselor Tom Shannon and Senior Advisor to the Secretary Ambassador David Thorne led

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50 countries do not meet fiscal transparency requirements: US Report

Newsroom24x7 Flash The US department of State has concluded that, of the 140 governments that were potential beneficiaries of foreign assistance and were evaluated 50 did not meet the minimum requirements of fiscal transparency. Of these, eleven governments made significant progress toward meeting the minimum requirements of fiscal transparency. On January 14, US Secretary of

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Market volatility in December 2014 could leave its impact on 2015

Hong Kong, Jan. 12: Market volatility in December 2014, according to Fitch ratings, could be a foretaste of what is to come in 2015 as the US Federal Reserve moves towards raising interest rates while other major central banks may ease policy further. It was striking that the Emerging Asian markets should have been caught

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