Archive for December 9th, 2016

HCM City to spend $81.4m dredging Ba Lon Canal

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

The HCM City government is seeking approval from the municipal People’s Council to execute the Ba Lon Canal dredging project at a cost of VND1,850 billion (US$81.4 [...]
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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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HCM City to spend $81.4m dredging Ba Lon Canal

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

The HCM City government is seeking approval from the municipal People’s Council to execute the Ba Lon Canal dredging project at a cost of VND1,850 billion (US$81.4 [...]
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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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First hotel project licensed into hi-tech park

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

Beton 6 Construction & Civil Engineering Corporation was awarded a license on December 6 to develop a commercial centre and a hotel inside the Saigon Hi-Tech Park in [...]
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VinGroup sells stake in logistics arm

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

The conglomerate VinGroup will sell its entire ownership in the logistics service firm Phat Loc Express and Trading JSC (Phat Loc Express), VinGroup said in a statement. [...]
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Saigon Newport inaugurates Tan Cang-Cai Cui Port

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

The Saigon Newport Corporation inaugurated Tan Cang-Cai Cui Port in Cai Rang District of Can Tho City on December 6, having operated the port for weeks. Tan Cang-Cai Cui Port [...]
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Investors waiting for higher wind power prices

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

Up to 19 wind power projects have been registered in Binh Thuan Province but investors are yet to start work on them, saying the current selling price regulated for this [...]
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Rising energy demand calls for investors in hydropower

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

Foreign investors have keens eyes on hydropower projects, which account for a large proportion of Vietnam’s power output to meet the rising demand. Surender Singh, [...]
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Vietnam showing potential to become new outsourcing giant

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

Low wages, IT skills, growing number of Japanese speakers attractive for companies Vietnam has all the hallmarks of becoming a major business process outsourcing player in [...]
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PetroVietnam hits oil target 29 days early

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

The Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) has reported its completed production of oil 29 days ahead of schedule, with the 14.02 million tonnes target achieved on [...]
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Over 38,000 flights delayed and canceled so far this year: Vietnam aviation authority

09-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Tuoitre News | 6:00 AM

Over 38,000 flights operated by Vietnam-based carriers were delayed or canceled in the first 11 months of 2016, according to a recent report by the Civil Aviation Authority [...]
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Flight delays, cancellations slightly increase in 11 months

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

The numbers of delayed and cancelled flights of domestic carriers were 36,844 and 1,605, accounting for 16.1 percent and 0.7 percent of the total flights, up 0.6 point and [...]
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Vietnam Air to Lease 20 A321neo Planes to Add Regional Flights

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

Vietnam Airlines Corp. plans to lease 20 A321neo aircraft to add domestic as well as regional flights after carrying a record number of passengers in one of the world’s [...]
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