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TikTok and WeChat: Chinese apps dogged by security fears (5)
Author: AFP Update: 07.08.2020 10:11 TikTok has already been given a deadline to be acquired by a US firm or be banned in the country / © AFP/File The United States has fired a new salvo in its rivalry with China, ordering sweeping restrictions against Chinese-owned social media stars TikTok and WeChat. Here are some key facts about the platforms: - What is WeChat?
Vietnam second most optimistic country amid pandemic: survey (3)
By Dat Nguyen Vietnamese consumers were the second most optimistic globally in Q2 after overcoming the first wave of Covid-19, according to a survey. With a consumer confidence index of 117 points, the country ranked behind only India at 123, the survey by market research company Nielsen found. In the first quarter Vietnam had ranked fourth, but has since surpassed the Philippines and Indonesia.
Speech by Deputy PM Pham Binh Minh at ASEAN flag hoisting ceremony (6)
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh delivered a speech while chairing an ASEAN flag hoisting ceremony marking the 53rd founding anniversary of the association in Hanoi on August 7. Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh addresses the ASEAN flag hoisting ceremony in Hanoi on August 7. The following is the full text of his speech. "Your Excellencies Ambassadors, Distinguished guests,
Indonesia to start phase III clinical trials of Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine on Aug 10 (2)
Friday, 07 Aug 2020 8:27 PM MYT In this recent picture, an engineer is showing an experimental vaccine for the Covid-19 (coronavirus) that was tested at the Quality Control Laboratory at the Sinovac Biotech facilities in Beijing.
Indonesia imposes 10% VAT on Facebook, Disney, Tiktok (5)
Friday, 07 Aug 2020 2:36 PM MYT Indonesia has added more technology companies that will be obligated to apply 10% value-added tax on sales to Indonesian customers to include Facebook, Disney and TikTok. JAKARTA: Indonesia has added more technology companies that will be obligated to apply 10% value-added tax on sales to Indonesian customers to include Facebook, Disney and TikTok, its tax office said on Friday.
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