She underscored the importance of the CPTPP in accelerating an improvement of the local business climate, adding that relevant ministries and agencies should come together to effectively co-ordinate and promptly promulgate legal documents regarding the implementation the CPTPP. … [Read more...] about CPTPP presents challenges and opportunities for local firms
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TOKYO -- Metropolitan Tokyo asked some businesses to close and the ancient capital of Kyoto warned tourists to stay away as Japan battles a fast-spreading outbreak of the new coronavirus, amid fears the government’s measures are too little and too late. … [Read more...] about Tokyo seeks shop shutdowns, Kyoto warns tourists away as coronavirus threatens Japan economy
Giant plays a larger game Total first set foot in Vietnam in 1990. However, contrary to the expected large-scale investment befitting one of the world’s leading oil and gas corporations, Total has been taking measured steps in Vietnam so far. Initially, Total established Total Marketing & Services Vietnam with its main activities in the field of LPG, lubricants, and petroleum. … [Read more...] about Total proposes billion-dollar project in Vietnam
According to many enterprises, more importantly, authorities must have a post-inspection policy to ensure that relief packages reach the right people. Ms. Ly Kim Chi, Chairwoman of the Food and Foodstuffs Association of Ho Chi Minh City, emphasized that implementing quickly the support packages will help enterprises to add their capital to increase their capacity in stockpiling raw materials and finished products, contributing to production stabilization in the long term, at least until the end of this year. … [Read more...] about Enterprises wait for aid packages
More than 24,000 workers are now confined to their dorms - on full pay and with meals provided. The government says it is also "aggressively" testing and has started moving some virus-free residents to empty properties or army camps to try to reduce the density. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Should the world worry about Singapore’s virus surge?