Archive for December, 2016

BN can’t agree if DAP is anti-Malay or anti-Chinese, Penang DAP chief says

28-Dec-2016 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

Penang DAP chair Chow Kon Yeow accused today Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition leaders of using the same old racial strategy in every issue to raise animosity against the [...]
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Cambodian court convicts exiled opposition leader

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

Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy has been sentenced to five years in prison for a post on his Facebook page Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy was sentenced to five [...]
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Vietnam to extend rice trade deal with Philippines

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

The government has issued a resolution, approving the extension of its rice trade agreement with the Philippine government. Under the resolution, Vietnam will continue to [...]
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Minister urges Vinatex towards better efficiency in 2017

28-Dec-2016 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

Deputy minister of Industry and Trade Cao Quoc Hung has urged the Vietnam National Textile and Garment Group (Vinatex) to improve its value chain and operate more efficiently [...]
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Sabeco deputy CEO to step down from Management Board

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

Vu Quang Hai, son of the former minister of Industry and Trade, to step down as Board Member but will remain as deputy CEO. Vu Quang Hai, the son of the former minister of [...]
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Hot cash flow in the real estate market in 2017

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

A report of the State Bank’s HCM City Branch showed that 22 percent of overseas remittances goes to the real estate sector, 72 percent to production and business and [...]
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Tax reform and transfer pricing

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

2016 marked a major watershed regarding transfer pricing in Vietnam, with regulations now having been in effect for a decade, and the announcement of a new round of tax [...]
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Foreign consultancy to evaluate steel sector master plan

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

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) will hire a foreign consultancy firm to evaluate its draft master plan for steel production by 2025 and its vision till 2035. The [...]
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PM pledges to remove obstacle for agriculture sector

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

Prime minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc pledged to work hard to remove and adjust unsuitable land use policies to accelerate agriculture development during an online end of the year [...]
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Pay TV revenue hits $527.3m this year

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

Pay TV services firms in Vietnam have had around 12.5 million subscribers this year, with total revenue amounting to VND12 trillion (nearly $527.3 million), according to the [...]
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Solum Vina Company inaugurates factory in Vinh Phuc

28-Dec-2016 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

South Korean Solum Vina Company officially inaugurated its factory at the Ba Thien II Industrial Park (IPs) in northern Vinh Phuc Province’s Binh Xuyen District on [...]
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Price of land on the rise in HCM City

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

Land prices in HCM City and neigbouring provinces are increasing, with real estate industry insiders attributing it to high liquidity. Nguyen Quoc Anh, deputy director of Dai [...]
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SOE divestment returns $300m to State coffer

28-Dec-2016 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

State-owned groups and enterprises have brought back VND6.84 trillion (US$301 million) to the State coffer during their divestment process in 2016, according to the finance [...]
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$43.9m golf centre breaks ground in Ha Nam

28-Dec-2016 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

Northern Ha Nam Province’s officials and representatives of Ha Nam-based Golf Truong An JSC broke ground for the construction of a new golf centre in the province on [...]
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Hanwha Techwin to invest $50m in Bac Ninh

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

South Korean company to build factory at Que Vo Industrial Zone. Hanwha Techwin, a subsidiary of South Korea’s Hanwha Group, plans to invest in a $50 million factory at [...]
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