Daily Archives: September 13, 2018

Nodle.io Raises $1.5M Seed Funding to Bring IoT Cryptocurrency to App Developers

Largest Dedicated IoT Network Delivers Almost Free Connectivity

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Nodle.io, an Internet of Things (IoT) and connectivity network provider, today announced a $1.5 million seed round and the launch of a new cryptocurrency for monetizing IoT connections, applications and data.

WEF President: Vietnam’s economy to grow 7%

The World Economic Forum (WEF) is willing to support Vietnam in building a digital economy based on science and technology, stated WEF President Borge Brende.

Brende made his statement at a meeting with Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue in Hanoi on Thursday.…

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue talks with business leaders

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue had separate talks with leaders of Mitsubishi, Deloitte, Hanwha Energy, McKinsey, and HSBC Bank in Hanoi on Thursday.

In a meeting with Matthew Lobner, Head of Strategy and Planning for Asia-Pacific of HSBC Bank, Mr.…

Russian President attends Eastern Economic Forum

Russian President Vladimir Putin has urged tight security in the Asia-Pacific region to prevent new conflicts, and resolve old ones through dialogue.

At the Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) in Vladivostok, Russia on Wednesday, Putin said this is the approach Russia has promoted and will continue to promote at all international forums, including the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), APEC, and ASEAN.…

UN warns of ‘catastrophic’ situation in Gaza amid Israeli siege

The United Nations warns that the humanitarian situation in the Gaza Strip is catastrophic due to a decade-long economic siege imposed by Israel on the densely-populated Palestinian coastal enclave.

The situation in Gaza is becoming less and less livable, Isabelle Durant, the deputy head of the United Nations development agency (UNCTAD) said on Wednesday.The report said that the widespread Israeli restrictions on the movement of people and goods, confiscation of land and natural resources, and the accelerating expansion of settlements were also damaging.The UN agency further said that a sharp drop in international support to the Palestinians, a freeze in the reconstruction of Gaza and unsustainable credit-financed public and private consumption, paint a bleak picture for future growth.International development assistance to the Palestinians shrunk by more than 10 percent compared to a year earlier.…

Two Koreas to hold working-level military talks

The two Koreas will hold working-level military talks Thursday to fine-tune details of a comprehensive agreement, to flesh out the military part of their April summit accord aimed at reducing border tensions and building mutual trust.…

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s interview with The Straits Times

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc gave an interview to The Straits Times of Singapore on Vietnam’s policy making and stance on protectionism, ASEAN’s urgent issues and solutions to digital economic development in Vietnam, on the occasion of the World Economic Forum on ASEAN (WEF ASEAN) 2018, that took place in Hanoi from Tuesday to Thursday.…