Archive for January 5th, 2017

Becamex IDC opens international hospital in Binh Duong

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

Becamex International Hospital was inaugurated in the southern province of Binh Duong last Friday with the number of beds amounting to over 1,000. In the first phase covering [...] » More

HCM City green lights 115 projects, to cost $193m

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Bizhub | 6:00 AM

The HCM City People’s Committee has approved 115 projects that will cost VND4.2 trillion (US$193.5 million). They are in education and training, healthcare, science and [...] » More

Local retailers must sell superior products to dominate market

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

Vietnamese producers must improve product quality and make the most of their advantages so that imported goods don’t take over the market, the Vietnam Chamber of [...] » More

Toyota Vietnam introduces new management board

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

Toyota Motor Vietnam (TMV) appointed Toru Kinoshita president of the group’s Management Board on January 1. Toru Kinoshita, born in Japan in 1964, succeeded former [...] » More

Gas prices to increase from January 1

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Saigon-gpdaily | 6:00 AM

Gas prices will increase VND12,000 to VND312,000 (US$14) a 12 kilogram cylinder from January 1 next year, announced gas companies in HCM City yesterday afternoon. Explaining [...] » More

Vietnam seeks to establish another airline for taxi, rescue services

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | VnExpress | 6:00 AM

The military-owned company will have to compete with four others in the general aviation service sector. Vietnam’s aviation authorities are seeking a license for fifth [...] » More

Tan Son Nhat Airport must expand

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

The capacity of Tan Son Nhat International Airport will double as many projects to expand it and ease traffic congestion have been announced, a high ranking official said. [...] » More

Emirates announces special offers globally

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

Emirates is announcing the launch of its global sale to encourage travellers to explore fascinating destinations within the airline’s extensive global network. The sale [...] » More

Cement overcapacity from 2017 predicted

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

The nation is expected to see cement overcapacity from 2017 as production has increased strongly in recent times while Vietnamese cement has turned less competitive on the [...] » More

Tax regulation puts auto importers under tenterhooks

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

Auto importers are under tenterhooks due to a circular dated August 12 which imposes higher special consumption tax on imported cars that have been sold since July 1 last [...] » More

Vietnam has four markets with export turnover topping $10b

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Saigon-gpdaily. | 6:00 AM

Vietnam had four export markets with the export turnover exceeding $10 billion each last year among over 200 countries and territories worldwide having bilateral trade [...] » More

PM wants filmmaker equitisation reviewed

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has told the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism to review the equitisation process at Vietnam Feature Film Studio although its share [...] » More

E-commerce is the future, and retailers of all sizes are joining in

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | VIR | 6:00 AM

Foreign retailers are geared toward Vietnam’s e-commerce to take the lead in the market. Japanese retail giant Aeon has officially joined the e-commerce bandwagon in [...] » More

2016 rice exports sharply decline

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s rice export volume last year reached an estimated 4.88 million tonnes worth $2.2 billion, the lowest since 2012, according to a report released by the [...] » More

Improved quality boosts export of fruit, vegetables

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s fruit and vegetable export in 2016 hit 2.4 billion USD, representing an increase of 30 percent from 2015 and exceeding the year target of 2.2 billion USD set [...] » More