Thursday , April 2 2020

SCCI to raise virus awareness within business community

SHARJAH / WAM The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) launched an online course on coronavirus to spread awareness among the emirate’s business community and curb the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic. According to the Chamber, the training course targets Sharjah’s business community, corporate officials, and the private sector, ...

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Hanoi’s largest hospital locked down on virus outbreak fears

Bloomberg Vietnam officials ordered one of the nation’s largest medical centers to be locked down and demanded thousands of employees and people who recently visited Hanoi’s Bach Mai Hospital be tested for Covid-19 after nurses and food workers contracted the disease. The Southeast Asian country, which has 179 confirmed cases ...

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China’s $30tn market promise beckons global wealth firms

Bloomberg China’s trillion dollar asset-management market opens wider this week, forcing BlackRock Inc, Vanguard Group Inc. and other global firms to make a strategic decision: Go it alone or work with an entrenched local partner. While the further liberalisation of the investment banking and money management industries in China has ...

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HK to provide second round of financial aid to firms hit by virus

Bloomberg Hong Kong’s government will introduce a second round of financial assistance for businesses affected by the novel coronavirus outbreak, according to Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung. The subsidies from the Epidemic Prevention Fund would aim to protect workers, Cheung wrote in a blog on Sunday that didn’t provide details of ...

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