Archive for December 23rd, 2016

MH370: Malaysia to hold talks with China, Australia to determine next step in search

23-Dec-2016 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Malaysia, via the transport ministry, will hold tripartite talks with the Australian and Chinese governments to determine the way forward in search efforts for Malaysia [...] » More

Asia markets mostly down after US losses

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

Asian markets mostly turned lower Thursday following a rare drop for this month on Wall Street, with concerns about Italy’s banking sector denting confidence. With [...] » More

China confirms second human bird flu infection this week

China confirms second human bird flu infection this week

23-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Chinese authorities have confirmed a second case of human bird flu infection this week, state media reported late on Wednesday, as South Korea and Japan battle to control [...] » More

Asian shares slip in holiday-thinned trade, focus turns to US data

23-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian shares struggled on Thursday after a lacklustre performance on Wall Street as investors looked to US economic data later in the day for potential catalysts, as markets [...] » More

Cambodia seizes huge haul of ivory and animal parts

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

Cambodian customs have seized some 1.3 tonnes of African elephant tusks and other exotic animal parts destined for China Cambodian officials have seized 1.5 tonnes of illegal [...] » More

Lifting US jade sanctions ‘a mistake’: Burma minister

23-Dec-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The minister in charge of mining in Myanmar’s conflict-ridden state of Kachin says it was a mistake for the United States to lift sanctions on the country’s [...] » More

Survival of the unfittest: Vietnam’s disappearing elephants

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

Baby elephant Gold has come a long way since he was found trapped in a well in central Vietnam earlier this year. Today, the one-year-old jumbo, whose tufts of jet black hair [...] » More

Fruit and vegetable exports beat rice, earning $2.3b

23-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Nhan Dan | 6:00 AM

Revenues from fruit and vegetable exports in 2016 exceeded those of rice as of December 15, bringing in $2.3 billion, according to the general Department of Customs. [...] » More

VN, Australia enhance cooperation in agriculture

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

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong on December 20 held talks with Australian Ambassador to Vietnam Craig Chitick on expanding relations on [...] » More

Agricultural exports see many bright spots

23-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Nhan Dan | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s farming exports in the first eleven months of 2016 reached $29.1 billion, up 5.9 percent over the same period of last year, with eight commodities each [...] » More

Wood exports at $7.3b

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

Wood and wooden products exports increase just 1 per cent this year against 2015. Wood and wooden product exports stood at $7.3 billion this year, a slight year-on-year [...] » More

Real estate in good shape for 2017

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

Apartments in particular seeing steady supply as new year approaches. Vietnam’s real estate market will continue to see stable development in the apartment segment with [...] » More

Committee set up to fix projects

23-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Bizhub | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has decided to set up a steering committee that will resolve problems with 12 huge projects under the Ministry of Industry and Trade. The [...] » More

Vietnam beer market’s growth rate highest in the world

23-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Zing.vn | 6:00 AM

Vietnam beer and alcohol market has been growing for 15 consecutive years and ranks the first in the world with a double-digit rate, far exceeding the follower Belgium with [...] » More

Vingroup launches new trade centre model Vincom +

23-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Bizhub | 6:00 AM

Property and retail conglomerate Vingroup JSC (Vingroup) has inaugurated the first Vincom + Trade Centre in southern Dong Nai Province’s Long Thanh District. Vincom + [...] » More