Vietnam's first domestic car
manufacturer, VinFast, said on Friday it has opened a research
and development centre in the Australian city of Melbourne, in a
move to support the company's plans for international expansion.
Australia's financial crime
regulator may add additional breaches of anti-money laundering
laws related to suspected child exploitation transactions to its
lawsuit against Westpac Banking Corp, the bank said on
Australian shares dropped 3% for a
second straight session on Friday, tracking losses on Wall
Street as investor fears over a possible resurgence of COVID-19
infections were aggravated by the dour outlook from the U.S.
Australia's Westpac Banking Corp
on Friday said it was notified by the financial crime
watchdog that it may include additional allegations of
wrongdoing in its case against the lender for breaching
anti-money laundering laws.
Google said on Thursday it was tackling unlawful
discrimination by barring housing, employment and credit ads
from being targeted to its users based on their postal code,
gender, age, parental status or marital status.