The CMSC, also known as the super committee, was set up in October 2018 to manage the State’s total value of more than VND1 quadrillion (US$43 billion) and total assets of VND2.3 quadrillion in 19 groups and corporations. The Ministry of Finance last year ordered a review of land and property at SOEs’ secondary and tertiary firms. … [Read more...] about Super committee faces difficulties in checking SOE property
Election commission of up
The money tussle, hard-fought at the best of times, is especially problematic this time around because of Britain's departure from the EU. The "Brexit gap" caused by the loss of the UK's contribution is 75 billion euros (US$81 billion) over the 2021-2027 period. … [Read more...] about EU leaders to face off in ‘very tough’ budget summit
Some of the 150 paintings are miniature, with the largest measuring just 20cm by 30cm, while the smallest is a mere 10cm by 11cm. The exhibition includes illustrations Tuấn made over the years for newspapers and magazines. … [Read more...] about Artist shows off miniature paintings
For many central and eastern European countries, EU “cohesion funds” are crucial. “The costs related to Brexit and other challenges should be more equitably distributed,” Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki wrote in the Financial Times, adding this was not the case due to proposed deep cuts for cohesion policies and the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). … [Read more...] about EU leaders to clash over money as Brexit blows hole in budget
Most of all it gave Hun Sen something he has wanted for a long time; a chance to repair relations with the US. These were badly frayed three years ago when the opposition leader Kem Sokha, who looked on course to beat Hun Sen in the 2018 election, was arrested and accused of plotting, with US backing, to overthrow the government. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: How did Cambodia’s cruise ship welcome go wrong?