Archive for December, 2016

Burma Rohingya abuse may be ‘crimes against humanity’: UN

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

Myanmar’s Rohingya may be victims of crimes against humanity, the UN’s rights agency said Tuesday, as former UN chief Kofi Annan arrived in the country for a [...]
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For Apple and others, tin supply chain has ties to rebel-held Burma mine

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

From a remote corner of northeastern Myanmar, an insurgent army sells tin ore to suppliers of some of the world’s largest consumer companies. More than 500 companies, [...]
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UN warns Burma government reputation at stake over Rohingya crisis

UN warns Burma government reputation at stake over Rohingya crisis

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

The reputation of Aung San Suu Kyi’s government in Myanmar is at stake amid international concerns over how it is dealing with violence in the country’s divided [...]
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Vietstar Airlines readies for take-off

01-Dec-2016 Intellasia | VET | 6:00 AM

The government has given in principle approval for Vietstar Airlines to provide passenger and cargo transport services. Once officially approved, Vietstar Airlines will [...]
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Transport licensing available online

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

The public and the corporate sector can now obtain transport business licenses and do relevant procedures at dichvucong.mt.gov.vn. The online public service will allow [...]
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E5 bio-fuel to replace A92 petrol

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

E5 bio-fuel will replace A92 petrol by June 2017 as many localities in the country are using the bio-fuel product, the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) said. Since the [...]
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11M agro-forestry export turnover at $29.1 billion

01-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Vn Economic Times | 6:00 AM

A 5.9 percent increase in the value of export products announced by Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. Agro-forestry and fishery export turnover in November is [...]
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Public consultation on Long Thanh airport terminal designs

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

The Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) has asked residents and experts for feedback on a couple of proposed designs for the Long Thanh International Airport’s [...]
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Thaco exports bus parts to Russia

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

Truong Hai Auto Corporation (Thaco) has exported three sets of bus parts to Russia to gauge the market there and if things go well, the local firm will ship 300 sets by the [...]
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Heneiken Vietnam may be greenlighted its 12-fold expansion plan

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

This month, Heneiken Vietnam Brewery may be given the go-ahead to increase the capacity of its beer production factory in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau to 610 [...]
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Ministry may pull the plug on Dung Quat Shipbuilding Industry Co., Ltd

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

As reported by newswire vneconomy.vn, bankruptcy is one of the options for Dung Quat Shipbuilding Co., Ltd, Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam)’s [...]
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Competitive power market key to promoting renewables

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

Vietnam is prioritising developing a competitive electricity market, which is vital to promoting renewable energies, said Head of the Central Institute for Economic [...]
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Oversight key to SOE reform

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

Strengthening financial supervision of State-owned enterprises (SOEs) is key to improving their performance and enhancing the efficiency of State investments, experts said [...]
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Expanded VSIP project greenlighted

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

VSIP J.V. Co., has been allowed to develop Vietnam-Singapore Industrial Park III (VSIP III) in the southern province of Binh Duong with the total investment capital of [...]
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Industry & trade ministry joins club of billion-dollar investors in stock market

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

The nine biggest investors in the Vietnamese stock market hold shares worth more than $1 billion, according to CafeF. In August 2016, CafeF reported that eight institutions [...]
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