News on Hebronstar vol. 71


[Inside Korea]


In the game industry success in one country does not guarantee global success

The economy has been hit hard by COVID-19. Nevertheless, in terms of sales, the game industry is one of the areas that has gained an opportunity due to COVID-19, and the WHO, which gave a disease code to game use disorders in 19 years, rather launched a campaign called PlayApartTogether in 20 years.

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[Inside Vietnam]


Big C brand name to be fully replaced by Tops Market, GO!

Retail chain Big C plans to rebrand all its outlets as Tops Market or GO! this year, laying the Big C name to rest after 22 years in Vietnam.

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VinFast eyes global market, to open car plant in US

VinFast plans to set up an automobile plant in the U.S. as part of its strategy to start selling there in 2022, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday.

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Central province seeks approval for 2nd casino

Khanh Hoa authorities have recommended the issue of a license for Vinpearl Company to build a $2.24-billion casino in the central province.

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[Inside Indonesia]


International trade agreements will drive RI’s economic recovery: govt

Trade Minister Muhammad Lutfi highlighted his ministry’s efforts to step up non-oil and gas exports to bolster recovery of Indonesia’s economy battered by the COVID-19 pandemic by optimizing international trade agreements.

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Indonesia issues priority investment list under new regulation

Indonesia’s government has issued a new regulation on investment following the passage of its job creation law last year, which includes the removal of some restrictions on foreign investment in a bid to boost investment into its pandemic-hit economy.

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BI Bets on Record Low Rate, Zero Down Payment to Woo Consumers to Spend

Bank Indonesia, or BI, the country’s central bank, has cut its benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points to a record low of 3.5 percent and drop the down payment requirement for new vehicle loans and mortgages in the latest attempt to spur growth in Southeast Asia’s largest economy.

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