In order to welcome MNCs and receive new foreign direct investment (FDI) flows in a win-win basis, Vietnam has been preparing clean land, factories, and other necessary infrastructure. The country is also accelerating the training of human resources, welcoming experts and high-skilled employees to Vietnam, and strengthening the development of supporting industries. The MPI is building some very special incentives for large-scale and high-quality projects, as well as constantly improve the investment and business climate and national competitiveness. … [Read more...] about Standard Chartered online forum highlights Vietnam as rising star in FDI
The penalty was imposed in an order in August by Sushil Kumar, Special Director, ED who said, “senior officials at Standard Chartered saw an investment in TMB shares as an opportunity that might ripen into an eventually larger ownership for the bank … also acted as a custodian for shares on the deal.” … [Read more...] about Standard Chartered fined Rs 100 crore for violating forex rules during Tamilnad Mercantile Bank takeover bid
The Academy recently invited 819 new members to vote for this year's Oscars, of whom 45% are women and 36% are non-white, and says it has now doubled the number of women members and tripled the number of people from under-represented ethnic and racial communities. … [Read more...] about Oscars announces new standards: Only diverse films will be considered for best picture
Five years after the #OscarsSoWhite movement began, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is again turning its attention to Hollywood diversity. Yesterday, the organization announced new inclusion requirements that seem bold at first glance, a drastic remit to studios about the kinds of stories that deserve a Best Picture Oscar. One way a movie can qualify for the top prize is by meeting standards for onscreen racial diversity—that is, by featuring underrepresented groups through a nonwhite major actor, through 30 percent of its ensemble, or in the story itself. You can immediately think of films that would be affected by such a rule—period war movies such as 1917 or Saving Private Ryan, for example, or gangster films like The Irishman. … [Read more...] about The Oscars’ New Diversity Standards Are Low. That’s Part of the Point.
2. Prior to resumption of activities, all work areas intended for teaching/demonstrations, etc., including laboratories, other common utility areas shall be sanitized with 1% sodium hypochlorite solution, with particular attention to frequently touched surfaces. … [Read more...] about Schools reopening: Health Ministry issues standard operating procedure; check key details
The ED statement said “a further penalty of ₹5.66 crore was imposed on the TMBL for its act of recording in its books the subsequent transfer of 27,289 shares out of the above 46,862 shares in the names of two foreign entities, Sub-Continental Equities Ltd, Mauritius and Robert & Adris James Company Limited, Mauritius”, without the RBI permission. … [Read more...] about ₹100 cr. penalty imposed on Standard Chartered Bank, ₹17 cr. on TMBL