* Vo Tri Thanh is a senior economist at the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) and a member of the National Financial and Monetary Policy Advisory Council. The holder of a doctorate in economics from the Australian National University, Thanh mainly undertakes research and provides consultation on issues related to macroeconomic policies, trade liberalisation and international economic integration. Other areas of interest include institutional reforms and financial systems. VNS … [Read more...] about Can Vietnam could take advantage of new foreign investment strategies?
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Bihar rural livelihood promotion Society (BRLPS), an autonomous society under the rural development department of the state government, has been designated as the State rural livelihoods Mission by the government to scale up the ‘Jeevika’ model in all 534 blocks of 38 districts under the national rural livelihood Mission (NRLM). It has promoted sustainable livelihood and financial inclusion through women-based community institutions and enterprises. … [Read more...] about Bihar becomes first state to have 10 lakh self help groups run by women
Credit Suisse Group AG will merge its oil and gas banking group with the global infrastructure, utilities and renewables team as part of a broader restructuring announced earlier on Thursday, according to a memo seen by Reuters.Credit Suisse has been expanding its energy coverage for some time now. While confirming the memo, a company spokesman said the latest move will help the bank bridge the gap between its different sub-sectors in energy.The changes also come at a time when a growing number of traditional oil and gas companies like European oil majors BP Plc and Royal Dutch Shell Plc are trying to transition towards renewables and other 'cleaner' sources of energy."The new group will be optimally positioned to work with our clients seamlessly across the entire spectrum of energy, utilities, renewables and infrastructure while allowing us to better capitalize on opportunities for the Firm in areas such as the ongoing energy transition," the memo said.The new 'energy and … [Read more...] about Credit Suisse to combine energy banking groups as part of restructuring
Be it a cozy dinner gathering or a group study session, this LED bulb will provide seamless lighting that accommodates the lighting needs of both. The bulb also features a dimming setting along with cool and warm lighting mode. Antibacterial LED bulb This innovative LED bulb from Syska is equipped to emit Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation (UVGI), that uses short wavelengths to effectively kill germs around its surroundings. With zero UV or IR radiations, this LED bulb gives light emissions of the wavelength 400nm to 420nm, which is completely safe for human exposure. … [Read more...] about LED bulbs: A sustainable lighting option for your home
If you take a closer look into the complementarities of our two economies, greater interdependence is really a win-win situation. These positive effects will of course only materialise if the promises and obligations of the agreements are swiftly put into practice. The benefits of the agreements will depend on the level of transparency and predictability of government behaviour in contact with business. Businesspeople and investors can be shy and have options to move elsewhere. Attracting and retaining more European FDI will require reforms and streamlining of rules and procedures. Digitalisation and access from outside of Vietnam to start and accomplish these procedures could help attract more small- and medium-sized global players. VIR … [Read more...] about How the EVFTA and EVIPA will help Vietnam lure investment