Articles worth reading
Image : Blue Jackets beat Maple Leafs; Blues beat Red Wings

Blue Jackets beat Maple Leafs; Blues beat Red Wings

person Orange Themes access_time Feb 16,2017

Yahoo News COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Backup Joonas Korpisalo made 31 saves, and Nick Foligno and Boone Jenner had a goal each as the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-2 on Wednesday night.

Image : Vietnam attends Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit in India

Vietnam attends Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit in India

person Orange Themes access_time Jan 12,2017

Nhan dan - NDO/VNA—A Vietnamese delegation led by Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Cao Quoc Hung is attending the eighth Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit in India from January 10-13, which focuses on sustainable socioeconomic development.

Image : The Latest: Trump says he's only quoting Assange

The Latest: Trump says he's only quoting Assange

person Orange Themes access_time Jan 05,2017

Yahoo News WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST):

Latest blog articles

Vietjet refutes barriers to offshore listing

access_time Oct 17,2016 chat_bubble_outline 58 views
No regulations require Vietjet to hold their initial public offering (IPO) in Vietnam before moving to an offshore market.

Vietjet refutes barriers to offshore listing

Vietjet expects to conduct its IPO in Vietnam by the end of this year before moving to list in Hong Kong or Singapore. 

This was announced by Luu Duc Khanh, managing director of Vietjet, at the VinaCapital Investor Conference in Ho Chi Minh City recently, according to newswire

Khanh added that the reason for the delay in the company’s overseas listing is not the complexity of procedures, as previously reported.

“Our initial plan was either to list in Singapore or in Hong Kong. However, after being consulted by our financial partners, we decided to do the listing on the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange (HoSE) first. When this is done, we will return to the listing in Hong Kong or Singapore,” Khanh stated.

“Vietjet expects to hold its IPO in 2016, before moving to list in Hong Kong or Singapore, because the company wants to have a test run in a market it understands better, and where the brand is better known, before going any further,” Khanh added.

Along with Vietjet, several other Vietnamese companies are seeking what could be the first overseas IPO. New Asia Partners-backed venture, restaurant operator Huy Vietnam and fusion coffee shop chain The KAfe, had earlier stated intentions to explore the possibility of an IPO in Hong Kong or London. 

Just recently, TTC Group, which operates in sugar production, energy, and real estate, has released its plans to raise US$600 million from selling the shares of one of its sugar units then list it in Singapore by 2020. 

Other major businesses, including dairy firm Vinamilk, furniture and real estate conglomerate Hoang Anh Gia Lai, and PetroVietnam Gas Corporation, used to plan being listed in Singapore.


Chinese media falls for phony phone foil story about Trump

CNN may get a reprieve as the object of President Trump’s ire, thanks to a serendipitous combination of two of the president’s favorite topics: China and fake news. Published Saturday in The New Yorker, comedian Andy Borowitz’s humorous satirization of a paranoid president wrapping phones in tinfoil got picked up Tuesday by multiple Chinese news outlets. The truth had come out by Wednesday, but not before highlighting how easy it is for sarcasm to get lost in translation.Riffing on the… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Mexico held 20,000 child migrants in 2015: authorities

Mexico City (AFP) - Mexico detained more than 20,000 unaccompanied child migrants, mostly from Central America, in 2015, authorities said on Monday.That was double the number of the year before and a sign of the worsening migration crisis in the region, where many pass through heading to seek refuge in the United States.Mexico's National Human Rights Commission said the minors were at risk of kidnapping and rape by criminal gangs or even by corrupt officials."The authorities are acting without… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

S. Korea president says willing to leave office early

Seoul (AFP) - South Korea's scandal-hit President Park Geun-Hye said Tuesday she was willing to stand down early and would let parliament decide on her fate."I will leave the issue of my departure, including the (possible) reduction of my term in office, to a decision by the National Assembly", she said in a speech carried live on television."Once lawmakers come up with measures to transfer power in a way that minimises any power vacuum and chaos in governance, I will step down", she said.The… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

The Latest: Pentagon says only 6,500 soldiers in bonus snafu

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on enlistment bonuses the Pentagon is ordering California National Guard soldiers to repay (all times local):6 p.m.The Pentagon says it instructed at most 6,500 California National Guard soldiers to repay enlistment bonuses received a decade ago at the height of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.Defense Department spokesman Maj. Jamie Davis says the number is lower than a widely reported figure that nearly 10,000 soldiers have been told to repay part or all of their… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Semper (and suffer) Fidel: Artists conflicted about Castro

NEW YORK (AP) — As a prominent advocate for human rights, the poet Rose Styron knew well the abuses in Fidel Castro's Cuba and the censorship of artists and publications with dissenting views. But when she and her husband, author William Styron, were invited to meet him in 2000 she didn't hesitate to accept."He was an interesting, controversial, obviously very intelligent and charismatic figure," she says of Castro, who died Nov. 25 at age 90. "And in the back of my head, I was also thinking… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

folder_open Assigned tags



Trends in Singapore

Trends in Indonesia

Trends in Philippin