The Hanoitimes - The sanctions leave direct impact on North Korean economy shown through a sharp decline in exports last year. What are visions for the denuclearization after second no-deal summit? The failure of the second Trump-Kim summit in Hanoi suggests sanctions remain a big issue between the US and North Korea, foreign media quoted international experts as saying. The UN Security Council votes to adopt a resolution imposing sanctions against North Korea. Photo: Getty Images North Korean nuclear negotiator Kim Yong Chol told Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in May 2018 that Pyongyang’s shift away from weapons was “not a result of sanctions that have been imposed from outside.” But in July 2018, Seoul-based Bank of Korea estimated the North Korean economy had seen its biggest decline in two decades, with the country’s real annual gross domestic product (GDP) falling by 3.5% in 2017 while exports declined 37.2% in 2017 alone. … [Read more...] about How much do US-led sanctions hurt North Korea economy?
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The Hanoitimes - Vietnam is an increasingly important business destination and access to high end transport has been an untapped market potential. A representative of Enterprise Rent-A-Car Vietnam said the country’s rental car market remains huge but the service is inadequate, citing it as a reason for the US largest car rental provider Enterprise Holding to open its business in Vietnam. Illustrative photo. The representative told local media that the Vietnamese market is on the rise, thanks to strong growth momentum of foreign direct investment in at least 10 years, leading to an increasing influx of expats. Moreover, Vietnam’s middle class, especially the young generation has new lifestyle, for which they now focus on the quality of life and experience by renting a car, instead of spending a fortune to buy a luxury car. On November 29, Enterprise Holding announced that its Enterprise Rent-A-Car brand is now available for the first time in … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s car rental market potential remains huge: Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Enterprise Rent-A-Car and MP Executives have officially introduced car rental services in Vietnam on November 29. Enterprise Rent-A-Car and MP Executives introduced car rental services in Vietnam Enterprise Rent-A-Car is a US company with USD22bn in annual revenues. The car rental services in Viet Nam and Asia are licensed to MP Executives-a subsidiary of MP Group. Their targeted customers are multinational companies working in Vietnam. MP Executives also started a similar service previously with 80 percent of the customers are companies. Individual customers must hire a driver. Enterprise Rent-A-Car and MP Executive are considering to allow individual customers to drive the cars on their own and launch a car-renting mobile app and website with listed prices for each type of car. Dang Minh Phuong, MP Logistics, said Vietnam was an important market. There are four major car-renting firms in the world including Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Hertz Global Holdings, Avis Budget … [Read more...] about Enterprise Rent-A-Car enters Vietnamese market
By Ba Do  November 4, 2018 | 03:13 pm GMT+7 The car when salvaged off the river. Photo by VnExpress/Son Tuyen A man still had his hands on the steering when a car was fished out of the Red River in Hanoi Saturday morning. It took the rescue team five hours to locate the car at the bottom of the Red River. The car was found near the pier of Chuong Duong Dridge at 1:30 a.m. Saturday. Many boats helped with the salvage operation. The rescue team had to cut the car open in order to get the victims out. “There were two people in the car, one woman and one man with his hands still on the wheel. They have not been identified yet,” a Long Bien District police officer told VnExpress. The damaged guard rail has been repaired. Photo by VnExpress/Phuong Son The car was heavily damaged in the front and at the back. It appears that at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, the car had crashed through the guard rails of Chuong Duong Bridge and plunged to the bottom of the Red … [Read more...] about Couple in a car fished out of Hanoi river
Viet Nam News By Hoàng Hồ After an incredible fight, actress Mai Phương, who has been receiving special treatment for aggressive lung cancer, has been discharged from Military Hospital 175 into the loving arms of friends, family, fans and colleagues. Although the battle against cancer is not over, with Phương facing many more hospital visits and follow-up appointments, her journey has been remarkable and inspirational. Since the first days of her treatment, the hospital has welcomed visits from many celebrities to help and encourage Phương. With continuous updates on the media and thousands of messages from fans on Facebook around Việt Nam, everything seemed to be going well, until actor Gia Bảo – a close friend of Phương’s, spoke up and caused some ripples. “If you don’t have a close relationship with the patient, you can just help by offering messages of … [Read more...] about How much does sympathy really cost?