Strategic agreements signed to develop HCM City’s new downtown

Strategic agreements signed to develop HCM City’s new downtown

Graham Stuart, the British Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos, witnessed a signing ceremony yesterday of strategic agreements between Masterise Homes with Foster+ Partners and Quimera Energy Efficiency (QEE) to develop The Global City, a new downtown project in HCM City.
Exports struggle to make British dent

Exports struggle to make British dent

After the initiation of a trade deal between the United Kingdom and Vietnam, hopes of quick profits for many of the latter’s exporters have been dashed as industries continue to get to grips with implementation.
Civilisation at stake in most important climate talks yet

Civilisation at stake in most important climate talks yet

The pressure is on for nations to deliver when it comes to a robust agreement at the upcoming COP26 climate summit – none more so than the British hosts. But with key representation set to miss the event and leaders criticised of not taking the matter seriously enough, it remains to be seen if the world can come together to turn the climate tide.
UK pledges support on Vietnam’s path to reaching net zero on time

UK pledges support on Vietnam’s path to reaching net zero on time

British Ambassador to Vietnam Gareth Ward talked with VIR’s Thanh Thu about this cooperation, with some advice for Vietnam to pursue a greener future.
British involvement to deepen depth and breadth of CPTPP

British involvement to deepen depth and breadth of CPTPP

The members of the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) have formally accepted the United Kingdom into the accession process.
UK and EU set out goals for trade deal

UK and EU set out goals for trade deal

Brexit is ancient history, according to the British government. But for many businesses and citizens, as well as the formulation of a new trade relationship, the era-defining issue is only just beginning. Quang Hai reports.
European Parliament approves no-deal Brexit visa waiver

European Parliament approves no-deal Brexit visa waiver

The European Parliament on Thursday (Apr 4) approved a law allowing Britons visa-free EU visits even after a "no deal" Brexit, despite a furious dispute over the status of Gibraltar.
British PM says she will lead Brexit talks from now on

British PM says she will lead Brexit talks from now on

Prime Minister Theresa May announced on Tuesday (Jul 24) she will take personal control of Brexit negotiations with the EU, as time runs out to get a deal before Britain leaves the bloc in March.
UK set to publish Brexit plan that sparked rebellion

UK set to publish Brexit plan that sparked rebellion

British Prime Minister Theresa May will publish details Thursday (Jul 12) of her long-awaited Brexit plan to restart talks with the EU, after facing down a revolt by eurosceptic ministers that could still unseat her.
MPs vote on expanding London's Heathrow airport

MPs vote on expanding London's Heathrow airport

British MPs are set Monday (Jun 25) to approve plans to build a third runway at London Heathrow, Europe's busiest airport, after decades of acrimonious debate.
Banksy needles France on migrants with Paris mural blitz

Banksy needles France on migrants with Paris mural blitz

The mysterious British street artist Banksy appears to have taken aim at the French government's crackdown on migrants in a series of new murals in Paris.
BMW expands UK car recall again

BMW expands UK car recall again

German car manufacturer BMW on Friday expanded a British safety recall for another 88,000 vehicles because of a fire risk.
Germany's BMW expands UK car recall

Germany's BMW expands UK car recall

German car manufacturer BMW on Wednesday said it was expanding a British recall on faulty vehicles whose engines are at risk of suddenly cutting out.
Top ex-HSBC trader gets two years in 'front-running' fraud

Top ex-HSBC trader gets two years in 'front-running' fraud

The former global head of cash currency trading at the British banking giant HSBC was sentenced Thursday to two years in prison for defrauding a client out of millions of dollars, the Justice Department said.
UK to fine Barclays CEO over whistleblower incident

UK to fine Barclays CEO over whistleblower incident

British regulators are to fine Barclays chief executive Jes Staley an undisclosed amount after he breached rules by trying to uncover a whistleblower, the bank said Friday.
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