The joint survey was conducted by the Urban Land Institute and the audit firm Pricewaterhouse Coopers, with the report outlining the latest trends of the Asia-Pacific region’s real estate market moving into 2020. The report notes that due to the ever-changing geopolitical environment regionally, investors are now seeking markets that carry fewer risks. Ho Chi Minh City ranked third in the list, ahead of Australia’s Sydney and Melbourne in fourth and fifth place, respectively. One notable change in this year rankings is Hong Kong (China) which has dropped from 14th place to the list’s last position. … [Read more...] about HCM City named among top 3 real estate markets in Asia-Pacific region
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HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 12 November 2019 - Jacobson Pharma Corporation Limited ("Jacobson Pharma" or the "Group"; Stock Code: 2633), a leading company engaging in research, development, production, marketing and sale of generic drugs and proprietary medicines, announced the launch of Smartfish's health nutrition range of products in Greater China (including Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan) and Asia under an exclusive distribution agreement with Smartfish AS, a branded health nutrition company incorporated in Norway. Smartfish provides products for the consumer health nutrition range and is the official supplier of sports nutrition drinks to sports clubs and national teams, including English Premier League Tottenham Hotspurs Football ClubAccording to the agreement, the Group has an in-licensed right for 10 years to distribute and market Smartfish's consumer health products in Greater China and the Asia Pacific … [Read more...] about Jacobson Pharma Launches Smartfish Health Nutrition Products from Norway in Greater China and Asia Pacific Region
TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 12 November 2019 - The Bureau of Audiovisual and Music Industry Development today announces the launch of the 2019 Taipei International TV Market & Forum at the Taipei Marriot Hotel. Peng Chun-heng, Deputy Minister of Ministry of Culture and other distinguished guests are here to start the event. Peng Chun-heng, Deputy Minister of Ministry of Culture; Hsu Yi-chun, Director General of Bureau of Audiovisual and Music lndustry Development, Ministry of Culture; Ting Hsiao-ching, Chairperson of Taiwan Creative Content Agency, join hands to kick off the event, which showcases the best of Taiwan's TV products and spurs international cooperation and sales, and the event will run through November 14. In remarks made at the opening ceremony, Deputy Minister Peng said that the Taipei International TV Market & Forum is an excellent place to take stock of the industry, share experiences and technologies, develop international cooperation, … [Read more...] about The Launch of 2019 Taipei International TV Market & Forum increases the international viability of Taiwan’s original content
Vietnamese products are introduced at the forum in Maputo on June 26 (Photo: VNA) Maputo (VNA) – Over 100 representatives of Vietnamese and Mozambican businesses gathered at a forum in Maputo on June 26 to seek stronger links in trade, investment and tourism between the two countries. Vietnamese Ambassador to Mozambique Le Huy Hoang said the Vietnamese Government is committed to continued support of the two countries’ businesses to reinforce partnership and capitalise on their potential and advantages. Meanwhile, Director of the Hanoi Department of Industry and Trade Le Hong Thang introduced advantages of the Vietnamese capital city, including favourable policies, transport infrastructure and human resources. He also highlighted the municipal authorities’ resolve to assist foreign enterprises to engage in economic, investment and trade cooperation. Mozambican Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Julio Joao Pio reviewed the recent strides in bilateral … [Read more...] about Vietnam, Mozambique seek to enhance trade, investment, tourism ties
She returned to Vietnam in August after Chinese authorities raided and deported undocumented immigrants. More about how she returned later. Cut to the present. In a countryside garment factory in the northern Bac Giang Province, Bien sits beside a bunch of red cloth bags. Around her dozens of other workers are making bags on sewing machines, but not Bien: Her job is to affix the company label on the bags, and she gets less than VND100,000 ($4.32) a day for it. She was given that job after failing to learn sewing despite eight days of training at the factory. "It's too difficult, I can't sew," she says. Bien is one of many Vietnamese trafficking victims rescued from China who returned lost, damaged, with little assurance their life would ever go back to the normal old days. Before being trafficked to China, she had been quite resourceful, working her family's rice field in Dong Lo Commune in Bac Giang while also attending a babysitting class. On October 2, 1991, when she was 23, Bien … [Read more...] about The plight of human trafficking survivors: Back from hell but to what?