Archive for December 9th, 2016

Locals can fill jobs left by Burma workers, says deputy minister

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

Any decision by Myanmar to stop sending workers to Malaysia will not badly affect the country as Malaysians will be asked to fill the vacancies, says deputy Human Resources [...]
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Korean naval ships visit Vietnam to boost military cooperation

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Global Times | 6:00 AM

Two vessels of South Korea Navy on Wednesday docked at Cam Ranh International Port in Vietnam’s south central coastal Khanh Hoa province to begin a visit aimed at [...]
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India should weigh its options with Vietnam

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Daily Pioneer | 6:00 AM

This refers to the editorial, “South China Sea equation” (December 7). Forging political, economic and strategic ties with Vietnam is quintessential for India to [...]
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Armed Forces chief raises IS threat to Burma

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

Malaysian Armed Forces chief Jeneral Tan Sri Zulkifeli Mohd Zin raised the country’s concerns over the Islamic State (IS) threat during his meeting with top Myanmar [...]
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ONGC exploring swap deals to import gas from Burma

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A unit of India’s Oil and Natural GasBSE -0.40 percent Corp Ltd (ONGC) is in early talks with Gazprom for supply of natural gas through a complex swap involving Russia, [...]
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Vietnamese tourists to Korea on the steep rise

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

South Korea expects to attract 240,000 Vietnamese visitors this year, up 58 percent over last year, according to the Korea Tourism Organisation (KTO) in Vietnam. Le Thi Thu [...]
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Wheat imports up in ten months

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | VOV | 6:00 AM

Vietnam imported more than 4 million tonnes of wheat valued at $849.5 million during the first ten months of this year, up 100.1 percent in volume and 62 percent in value, [...]
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Dragon fruit growers seek more fresh-market outlets

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | VOV | 6:00 AM

Vietnam farm organisations are seeking higher, more competitive prices for dragon fruit, saying that shifting production away from the Chinese into higher-value fresh markets [...]
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PLand returns 100b dong of charter capital to shareholders

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | VnExpress | 6:00 AM

According to resolution of the general Shareholders meeting held in April 2016, the Board of directors of Petrolimex Land Holdings Joint Stock Company (PLand) has approved [...]
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State assets must be secured during SOE equitisation

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Vneconomictimes | 6:00 AM

Prime minister requests that the State must not incur losses in the future during State-owned enterprises equitisation process. Prime minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has called for [...]
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Around 700 state firms left as Vietnam nears final stage of privatisation

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Vnexpress | 6:00 AM

Officials say the privatisation target has generally been achieved, promising to keep pushing for reforms. The number of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in Vietnam has fallen [...]
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Nokia coming back to Vietnam with feather and smartphone

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Vneconomictimes | 6:00 AM

Nokia will also begin manufacturing in Vietnam, utilising Google’s Android system, but no timeframe was given. Nokia will be launching new products in Vietnam without [...]
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Big investors eyeing organic food market

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Vietnamnet | 6:00 AM

The area for organic farming makes up only 0.2 percent of total agricultural production, but the figure is expected to increase rapidly as more investors are considering [...]
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Parkson Hanoi to close one more shopping centre

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

Parkson Hanoi Co Ltd, a unit of Malaysian retailer Parkson, is to close Parkson Viet Tower in Hanoi on December 15 after eight years of operation. Early last year, the [...]
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Report on enterprise renewal, development released

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | VGP | 6:00 AM

Deputy Chair of the government Office Le Manh Ha, deputy head of the Steering Committee for Enterprise Renewal and Development, presented a report on enterprise renewal and [...]
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