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Vietinbank appoints new deputy general director
Viet Nam Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Industry and Trade’s (VietinBank) board of directors has appointed Hiroshi Yamaguchi as the new deputy general director of the bank from May 15.
Hiroshi Yamaguchi (centre) at the VietinBank's shareholder meeting.
Hiroshi Yamaguchi was born in 1966 in Japan. He was previously working for the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (BTMU), which owns 19.73 per cent of Vietinbank.
He had many years of experience in the banking industry since 1990 by holding key positions at BTMU, such as head of industry research, head of corporate banking and head of the Asian corporate banking division in New York.
Hiroshi Yamaguchi has replaced Hiroyuki Nagata, who was dismissed as a member of the board of director’s during Vietinbank’s annual shareholders meeting in April 17.
Lebanon set to elect president, ending two-year vacuum
Beirut (AFP) - Supporters of Michel Aoun gathered in the Lebanese capital Monday ahead of a parliament session expected to elect him president and end a political stalemate of more than two years.Lawmakers will convene at noon (1000 GMT) for their 46th attempt to elect a president but the first expected to actually produce a result.Security was tight around the parliament and Beirut's Martyrs Square, where supporters of Aoun's Free Patriotic Movement (FPM), dressed in their trademark orange,… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Over $345 million in FDI poured into property sector
Foreign direct investment (FDI) flows into Vietnam’s real estate sector hit 345.5 million USD in February, accounting for 10.1 percent in total FDI poured into the country, increasing by 12 times year-on-year. The VISIP I industrial park in Binh Duong province Real estate ranked first among sectors in FDI attraction during the period, with most projects developing industrial park (IP) infrastructure. An IP project invested by the Vietnam Singapore IP Joint Venture Co., Ltd (VSIP) which covers… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Deputy PM Hue urges facilitation of advanced investment repayment
The advanced capital was stipulated in Resolution No. 1023/NQ-UBTVQH13 dated August 28, 2015 by the National Assembly Standing Committee and Decision No. 40/2015/QĐ-TTg dated September 14, 2015 by the government on the principles, criteria and norms for allocation of development capital from the State budget to invest in medium-term projects for the 2016- 2020 period, as well as refunding of the sources. Accordingly, the public investment for the medium-term 2016-2020 has set a rule that… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Turkish Airlines expands presence in Western Hemisphere
Turkish Airlines has added two more nations to its global reach by launching new routes to Bogota, Columbia’s capital, and Panama City, capital of Panama. These new routes join Buenos Aires, Sao Paulo, Toronto, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Washington, Boston, Montreal, San Francisco and Miami as Turkish Airlines rapidly grows its presence in the Western Hemisphere. The inaugural flight to Bogota and Panama City was announced by İlker Aycı, Turkish Airlines chairman. Aycı… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
In defeat, SKorean president to let parliament choose her PM
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's president says she will allow parliament to choose her prime minister as she tries to defuse an escalating influence-peddling scandal.The announcement Tuesday by Park Geun-hye is a major concession that could severely curtail her ability to govern in the year she has left in her term.The prime minister Park nominated last week as a way to settle growing anger will apparently be replaced. But opposition and ruling party lawmakers must first agree on… chat_bubble_outline Read More...