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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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Not just Chinese travellers staying away as virus shakes Asian tourism

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

As a driver of one of Thailand’s renowned “tuk tuk” motorised rickshaws, Amonchai Laodoungdee is used to busy days ferrying tourists around Bangkok, but on [...]
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UK police say 39 Vietnamese died from lack of oxygen, overheating

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

Thirty-nine Vietnamese migrants found in the back of a truck in Britain last year died of lack of oxygen and overheating, police said on Tuesday, citing provisional autopsy [...]
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Bird flu outbreak reported in central Vietnam

13-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:02 AM

Vietnam’s central Thanh Hoa province has culled more than 23,000 poultries, mostly ducks and chickens in its two A/H5N6 bird flu-hit districts, Vietnam News Agency [...]
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US opens coronavirus push with aid to Laos

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

The United States said Monday it had provided health supplies to Laos in the first delivery from a pledge of up to $100 million in global assistance to fight the coronavirus. [...]
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Coronavirus clips wings of Asia’s biggest air show

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

Asia’s biggest air show opens in Singapore Tuesday under the shadow of a deadly coronavirus outbreak that has prompted dozens of companies to withdraw and threatens to [...]
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Vietnam’s coronavirus cases climb to 15, baby infected

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

Vietnam confirmed another case of the new coronavirus on Tuedsay, bringing its total to 15, the health ministry said. The latest case is a three-month-old baby, infected by [...]
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Cambodia PM says country ‘will not bow down’ a day before EU trade decision

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

Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen was defiant on Tuesday, a day before the European Union is to decide whether to end the country’s special trade preferences over human [...]
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At least 15 refugees drown after boat sinks off Bangladesh

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

At least 15 people drowned and dozens are unaccounted for after a boat carrying Rohingya refugees sank off southern Bangladesh early Tuesday, officials said. Some 130 [...]
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Vietnam experts suggest looser monetary policy to counter global volatility

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

A looser monetary policy should be instituted to support economic growth in the wake of global volatilities, especially the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (nCoV), experts [...]
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Vietnam faces loss up to $7.7 billion in tourism due to China’s coronavirus: state media

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

The coronavirus epidemic in China could wipe $5.9 billion to $7.7 billion from Vietnam’s tourism earnings in the next three months as international travellers stay away [...]
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Vietnam total confirmed coronavirus cases rise to 12

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

Vietnam said on Thursday it has confirmed two new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total to 12. Both the new cases are Vietnamese nationals from the northern province [...]
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