Brexit deal met with relief across Europe

Brexit deal met with relief across Europe

After four long years of debate, negotiation, elections, and more debate, the United Kingdom has finally and officially left the European Union. Nevertheless, even though a bare bones exit deal was agreed at the last minute and welcomed in some quarters, remaining issues for the UK economy are mounting as it forges new relationships with the rest of the world, including Vietnam.
Negotiations on Vietnam-UK FTA expected to be completed late this year

Negotiations on Vietnam-UK FTA expected to be completed late this year

Vietnam and the United Kingdom are speeding up negotiations on a new-generation free trade agreement between the two sides, which is expected to be completed at the end of this year.
Britain passes 500,000 coronavirus cases

Britain passes 500,000 coronavirus cases

The United Kingdom passed 500,000 confirmed coronavirus infections on Sunday, official figures showed, in the latest grim milestone for the European country worst-hit by the pandemic.
United Kingdom prepares to jump onto CPTPP benefit bandwagon

United Kingdom prepares to jump onto CPTPP benefit bandwagon

The United Kingdom recently held talks with all members of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership to discuss UK accession to the deal.
France won't rule out 'no deal' on UK future ties

France won't rule out 'no deal' on UK future ties

PARIS: France does not rule out Europe failing to reach a deal on its post-Brexit relationship with Britain but very much wants to avoid such an outcome, its foreign minister was quoted as saying Tuesday (Jun 16).
Protecting at-risk groups with timely fiscal policies

Protecting at-risk groups with timely fiscal policies

The Vietnamese government has been urgently deploying sturdy solutions to assist enterprises and investors, and those hit by the coronavirus pandemic.
Citizens rising to the pandemic challenge

Citizens rising to the pandemic challenge

“I am deeply honoured to call Vietnam my home and thank the Vietnamese who have made me feel so welcome in this beautiful and proud country.” In a letter to VIR, Peter Rimmer, executive director of the British Business Group Vietnam, describes his experience of being taken care of in Ho Chi Minh City after flying in from the United Kingdom.
UK govt orders three-week lockdown to tackle COVID-19

UK govt orders three-week lockdown to tackle COVID-19

Britain on Monday (Mar 23) ordered a three-week lockdown to tackle the spread of coronavirus, shutting "non-essential" shops and services, and banning gatherings of more than two people.
Vietnam offering thriving prospects for UK groups

Vietnam offering thriving prospects for UK groups

With the United Kingdom pulling out of the EU and the ratification of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement, it is now looking to countries like Vietnam to negotiate new deals with, in order to further bilateral trade and investment ties.
UK team tests novel coronavirus vaccine on mice

UK team tests novel coronavirus vaccine on mice

A team of British scientists believe they have become the first to start animal testing of a vaccine for the new coronavirus that has killed more than 900 people.
ICFAA 2019: Contemporary issues in accounting, auditing, and finance

ICFAA 2019: Contemporary issues in accounting, auditing, and finance

NEU, ICAEW, and Cardiff Metropolitan University have organised the second International Conference on Finance, Accounting and Auditing (ICFAA).
South Korea ratifies Britain FTA ahead of Brexit

South Korea ratifies Britain FTA ahead of Brexit

South Korea's parliament on Monday (Oct 28) ratified a trade deal between Seoul and London that will take effect automatically following Britain's departure from the European Union.
Truck containing 39 dead entered from Belgium: UK police

Truck containing 39 dead entered from Belgium: UK police

Britain launched a major murder investigation after the bodies of 39 people were found Wednesday (Oct 23) in a refrigerated truck, once again putting the spotlight on the shadowy people trafficking business.
EU mulls Johnson's reluctant Brexit delay request

EU mulls Johnson's reluctant Brexit delay request

EU leaders were on Sunday (Oct 20) considering a request by Prime Minister Boris Johnson to delay Britain's departure from the bloc, which he was forced to make after MPs refused to back his Brexit deal.
Johnson the Brexit 'Hulk' finally meets EU's Juncker

Johnson the Brexit 'Hulk' finally meets EU's Juncker

Six weeks after he took office and six weeks before he is due to lead Britain out of the European Union, Prime Minister Boris Johnson is to meet Jean-Claude Junker.
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