Luc Mandret - General manager MSLGROUP Vietnam VIR is a very trusting partner for MSL, as one of Vietnam’s top tier business media outlets. We are thrilled to partner with VIR for the quality of the holistic understanding of the business, with the most updated economic news, and insightful in-depth articles. VIR is an essential reading for business leaders, investors, and decision-makers in Vietnam. And for MSL as a communication agency, we really appreciate highlighting our clients’ prospective and financial news. It’s always a pleasure to work with VIR journalists: they are proactive, knowledgeable, and reliable in reporting accurate news and analysis. For us, VIR has been one of our key media partners. We highly appreciate the hard-working and dedicated reporters from VIR, who have supported us in many events and business stories for our clients in diverse sectors such as investment, banking, pharmaceuticals, and more. We believe that VIR will continue its success … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday to our dearest VIR!
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A lawsuit filed on Tuesday (Jun 4) by developers alleges Apple is abusing its monopoly position in its online marketplace to extract excessive fees from those creating iPhone applications. A lawsuit against Apple by app developers claiming the tech giant abuses its monopoly in its online marketplace was filed a day after Apple opened its Worldwide Developers Conference. (AFP/Brittany Hosea-Small) The lawsuit, which was filed in federal court in California, claims Apple cornered the market with its iOS App Store, collecting a 30 percent commission on all app sales and in-app purchases. The complaint comes as Apple holds its Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, California and just weeks after the US Supreme Court allowed a consumer lawsuit against Apple on similar grounds to proceed. Attorneys for the plaintiffs, who are seeking class-action status for the suit, said Apple requires developers selling products through the App Store to pay an annual fee of US$99, which … [Read more...] about Developers sue Apple over app store fees
He said his global infrastructure project will have "zero tolerance" for corruption while vowing to prevent debt risks. In a speech kicking off a BRI summit, Xi also offered soothing remarks to the U.S. over subsidies, the yuan and trade as the two sides head into fresh high-level talks next week. Xi's signature foreign policy aims to reinvent the ancient Silk Road to connect Asia to Europe and Africa through massive investments in maritime, road and rail projects -- with hundreds of billions of dollars in financing from Chinese banks. It offers to bring much-needed modern infrastructure to developing countries, but critics say it is riddled with opaque deals favouring Chinese companies while saddling nations with debt and environmental damage. "Everything should be done in a transparent way and we should have zero tolerance for corruption," Xi said at the gathering of 37 world leaders which ends Saturday. China has also rejected accusations that Belt and Road is a "debt trap" and a … [Read more...] about China’s Xi aims to soothe Belt and Road fears
Japanese and American press sources said that before the talks, both sides expressed their goodwill. US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer welcomed the Japanese delegation, led by Japan’s economy minister Toshimitsu Motegi, to Washington to conduct two days of negotiations on a series of important issues on bilateral trade. The two sides will enter into negotiations for a Japan-US trade agreement on goods, as well as on other key areas including services, that can produce early achievements. Minister Motegi told reporters that the two sides discussed trade issues involving goods, including agriculture, as well as the need to establish high standards in the area of digital trade. Meanwhile, US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer raised the “very large” trade deficit with Japan (US$67.6 billion in 2018), urging the country to address the trade imbalances between the world’s largest and third-largest economies. In addition, the two sides also agreed that … [Read more...] about Towards a happy ending
Connecting with members in your family to decorate the house with a new colour or fancy patterns to make it a happier place to live is an interesting idea for the International Day of Happiness. The International Day of Happiness is just around the corner In 2011, special advisor to the United Nations Jayme Illien conceptualised the idea for a new global awareness day for happiness, and two years later, the first International Day of Happiness was observed on March 20, 2013, to be celebrated on every March 20 all across the globe. Celebrated to raise awareness that happiness is a basic human need, the International Day of Happiness encourages you to do anything that makes you happy. For many people around the globe, being at home is the happiest thing in the world, but others could make their home an even happier place. Planning a painting project for your walls by adding some colour and patterns to it is a good start. You can even involve the whole family, turning this … [Read more...] about Happiness is Just a DIY Project Away