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Special task force sent to Vietnam province as 16th Covid-19 case is confirmed

15-Feb-2020 Intellasia | | 7:17 AM

A special task force and two working teams are in the northern province of Vinh Phuc from Thursday (February 13) to help with the fight against the acute respiratory disease [...]
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Porn movie shot at holy site outrages Burma

15-Feb-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Outrage is growing in Myanmar after the emergence of a 12-minute porn video shot in Bagan, the country’s best-known tourist hotspot and UNESCO heritage site of [...]
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Cruise stranded by virus fears ends with roses in Cambodia

15-Feb-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Hundreds of cruise ship passengers long stranded at sea by virus fears cheered as they finally disembarked Friday and were welcomed to Cambodia by the nation’s [...]
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F1 figures pledge safety first over Vietnam GP if coronavirus spreads

15-Feb-2020 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

McLaren’s Zak Brown believes Formula One would be right to once more put its participants first if it had to postpone or cancel the Vietnam Grand Prix as it did on [...]
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Vietnam accused of teaching young people that being gay is a ‘disease’

15-Feb-2020 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

Government has ignored laws intended to prevent stigma, discrimination and bullying, Human Rights Watch claims Young people in Vietnam continue to be taught at home and at [...]
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Asian plane makers struggle to take off in crowded market

15-Feb-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Asian plane makers have thrown huge sums at building jets but flagship projects have suffered repeated setbacks, and they face a tough time breaking into a market dominated [...]
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China reports 5,000 new coronavirus cases, cruise ship disembarks in Cambodia

China reports 5,000 new coronavirus cases, cruise ship disembarks in Cambodia

15-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A new coronavirus has taken a growing toll of Chinese health workers on the front line of the fight to stop it, a top official said on Friday, as authorities reported more [...]
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Vietnam food markets selling live frogs ‘dying in pain’ putting species at risk

15-Feb-2020 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:02 AM

Live frogs are being crammed together in tubs and sold in food markets in east Asia, destined for painful deaths, an investigation has found. Thousands of the amphibians were [...]
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F1′s Chinese GP called off because of coronavirus with Vietnam race at risk

14-Feb-2020 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 6:02 AM

The Chinese Grand Prix has been postponed because of the outbreak of the coronavirus. The race was due to take place in Shanghai on 19 April. Formula One and the [...]
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Vietnam Airlines says losing $10.8 million in revenue a week due to virus

14-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Vietnam Airlines said on Thursday it was losing up to 250 billion dong ($10.8 million) per week in revenue due to travel curbs resulting from the coronavirus. The [...]
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Cruise ship shunned over coronavirus fears arrives in Cambodia

Cruise ship shunned over coronavirus fears arrives in Cambodia

14-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Cruise ship shunned over coronavirus fears arrives in Cambodia A cruise ship that spent two weeks at sea after being turned away by five countries over fears that someone [...]
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Vietnam fears it might not hit GDP growth target in 2020 due to Covid-19

14-Feb-2020 Intellasia | TheStar | 6:02 AM

Vietnam might fail to achieve its 6.8 per cent GDP growth rate target set earlier this year as the novel coronavirus epidemic continues to take a heavy toll on the global [...]
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Vietnam’s economy catches a cold, thanks to impact of coronavirus crisis

14-Feb-2020 Intellasia | TheLoadstar | 6:02 AM

Ripples from the coronavirus outbreak have put a dent in Vietnam’s exports, with local forwarders warning of further trade and manufacturing disruption. Vietnam’s [...]
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Vietnam’s textile industry urged to source for raw materials from Malaysia and India

14-Feb-2020 Intellasia | TheStar | 6:02 AM

Vietnam’s textile industry has been urged to source for raw materials from Malaysia and India while its main supplier China rides out the storm created by the outbreak [...]
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Vietnam quarantines area with 10,000 residents over coronavirus

Vietnam quarantines area with 10,000 residents over coronavirus

14-Feb-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Villages in Vietnam with 10,000 people close to the nation’s capital were placed under quarantine on Thursday after six cases of the deadly new coronavirus were [...]
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