Azerbaijani investors eye Vietnamese marketAzerbaijani investors with strong financial capacity and professional performance are keen on landing investments in Vietnam, has said Anar Imanov, Azerbaijani Ambassador to Vietnam.In his remarks at a recent workshop themed “Meet Azerbaijan” in Hanoi, the Azerbaijani Ambassador highlighted Azerbaijani enterprises' advantage of plentiful capital and practical experience in implementing projects in Europe, adding that many are seeking investment opportunities in Vietnam.As one of the world’s leading crucial oil and gas producers and suppliers, Azerbaijan also has great potential to boost its bilateral cooperation with Vietnam in three key fields, including tourism, logistics, and agriculture. The diplomat cited a FAM tour jointly held by the Azerbaijan Embassy in Vietnam and Qatar Airways last year as a big effort to bolster tourism cooperation between the two countries.The FAM tour provided many Vietnamese tourism … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 15/1
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Heroin trafficker arrested in northern border Dien Bien province Vang A Vu at the investigation office Border guard forces in the northwestern province of Dien Bien on December 8 caught red-handed a man illegally transporting heroin in Nam Ke commune of Muong Nhe district. Vang A Vu, born in 1996 and residing in Co Lot village, Muong Nhe commune of Muong Nhe district, was arrested while he was riding motorbike from Co Lot village to the neighbouring Lai Chau province. He was carrying a bag with four bricks of heroin, weighing about 1.5kg. Vu then admitted that he bought the drugs from a person in Yangxin district of China’s Yunnan province for 50,000 Yuan (7,273 USD) and kept at his family’s field shack. He said that he was transporting the drugs to sell to a buyer in Lai Chau when he was arrested. The case is under further investigation. “Run for Tigers” 2018 draws over 750 runners More than 750 runners from 31 countries and territories joined a … [Read more...] about Social News 11/12
Bamboo Airways and Petrolimex’s subsidiaries sign MoU Bamboo Airways Company Limited, a member of FLC Group, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for co-operation with the Petrolimex Insurance Company (PJICO) and Petrolimex Aviation Fuel Joint Stock Company. The MoU was signed last week in the central province of Thanh Hoa. Under the terms, Bamboo Airways would give priority to use non-life insurance products of PJICO such as airplane insurance, airline liability insurance, machinery insurance and others as well as aviation fuel of Petrolimex. Meanwhile, the two subsidiaries of Petrolimex would give priorities to use airlines services of Bamboo. Speaking at the signing ceremony, Pham Van Thanh, Petrolimex’s chairman, said Petrolimex has been a member of the Joint Inspection Group (JIG), the world-leading organisation for the development of aviation fuel supply standards. "We committed to provide preferential to Bamboo Airways in its earlier … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 23/11
We’ve all been there: the first time you open your payslip in Germany can come as quite a shock. Why? Well, because a big chunk of your wages is taken away in the form of tax and social security contributions. This is, of course, a good thing in many ways because it should (hopefully) mean that we live in a country with good public services and that we’ll be provided with excellent health care when we need it, a pension in future and long term nursing care. But there are problems ahead. German society is getting older and that means there’s going to be a bigger burden on care services, which are already struggling to cope. At the other end of the scale, people are having less babies, although family friendly policies, like paid parental leave, do seem to be having a positive impact on the birth rate. A sustainable system? All this begs the question - who will pay for us all when we’re older if there aren’t enough people to contribute to the social … [Read more...] about Should people without children be forced to pay more tax in Germany?
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Kara Baskin October 24, 2018 This story is from the Globe Magazine’s annual Women & Power issue. We’ll reveal the Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Massachusetts on Friday morning. Sasha Yablonovsky tells her husband how much she appreciates him every day. Gratitude is key to making the whole enterprise work, she says. It’s a practice that’s ingrained in her life, just like making coffee or brushing her teeth each morning. But there’s a twist: She’s often halfway across the country when she does it. As an executive vice president at CareerBuilder and the family breadwinner, Yablonovsky travels for work Monday through Thursday while her husband, Michael Barnett, takes care of their two children as he prepares to launch a new software company from their Newton home.She misses bedtime. She misses school drop-off. “I feel guilty … [Read more...] about How female breadwinners (really) make it work