While total losses continue to see a positive trend, the number of reported shipping incidents (2,815) increased by 5% year-on-year, driven by machinery damage, which caused over one in three incidents (1,044). A rise in incidents in the waters of the British Isles, North Sea, English Channel and Bay of Biscay (605), meant it replaced the East Mediterranean as the top hotspot for the first time since 2011, accounting for one in five incidents worldwide. Similarly, incidents in the South China, Indochina, Indonesia and Philippines region also increased by 21 year-on-year for a total of 255 in 2019, making it the third highest region. … [Read more...] about Allianz: Asian waters account for most shipping losses even as global numbers hit record low
Talking about business prospects in Vietnam, Vu Tu Thanh, USABC’s Deputy Regional Managing Director & Representative, said US businesses are seeking Vietnamese partners in the fields of technology, manufacturing, retail, consumer goods, medical equipment, electricity and supporting industries. … [Read more...] about Will US investors head for Vietnam after leaving China?
JapanKillerAngel represents the best of the best as a domestic female team, as it consists of elite athletes chosen from a large pool of female players, aiming to reach the top in Japan and in the world as a professional team. The popularity of women's professional esports teams is growing worldwide. JapanKillerAngel continues to improve to compete in the world as a representative of Japan for the Women's World Competition as well as the Esports Olympics and the World Cup that are anticipated to be held in the future. … [Read more...] about TimeTicket: Pre-registration for “eSportStars” (aka: eposta) is now open
E-Day will be joined by Gerd Leonhard, a futurist who will address the audience from Switzerland tomorrow (16 July) to shed light on emerging issues in the post-COVID-19 economy and future trends in such areas as business, society and governance in the context of exponential technological progress. Mr Leonhard will share how the future of jobs, work and commerce is being redefined amid the challenges and transformation brought about by the pandemic; examine the role of innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship in creating major breakthroughs in a technology-dominated future; and look at what start-ups and entrepreneurs can do to be future-ready. He will be joined by Karena Belin, CEO & Co-Founder of WHub, Dr Toa Charm, Associate Professor, Business School, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and Herbert Chia, Venture Partner at Sequoia Capital China, to discuss how COVID-19 will shape decision-making for start-ups, incubators and venture capitalists in Hong Kong and Asia. … [Read more...] about Entrepreneur Day helps start-ups redefine industries
While global investment flow is anticipated to decrease by 40 per cent this year, Vietnam’s foreign direct investment (FDI) mobilisation in the first half of the year is not too bad with $15.67 billion in the total registered capital, and an increase of 13.8 and 26.8 per cent on-year in newly registered capital and additionally registered capital, respectively. This confirms the trust of foreign investors towards Vietnam’s investment climate. … [Read more...] about Japanese companies enticed by local investment climate