Archive for January 5th, 2017

Japan’s emperor and empress to make their first goodwill visit to Vietnam

05-Jan-2017 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

The emperor and empress of Japan are planning their first goodwill visit to Vietnam this year. According to a source close to the Imperial Household Agency, Emperor Akihito [...]
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Burma earthquake: 5.1 tremor felt in India and Bangladesh

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

The earthquake, which struck at 1:19 a.m. Myanmar time on Wednesday, was centered about 41 kilometers south of Mawlaik in western Myanmar, or 179 kilometers south of Imphal [...]
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PM emphasizes key role of EVN in national power

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

Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) should continue promoting its key role as a State-run company in national power supply, prime minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said at a conference in [...]
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VN moves to improve equitisation transparency

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

In a new move, the government has announced the rate of State-ownership in firms that are set to be equitised, instead of fixing the rates by sectors as usual. It has also [...]
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Over 104tr dong needed to complete HCM Road

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

The amount of capital needed to connect sections in the second phase of Ho Chi Minh Road is estimated at VND104.37 trillion (US$4.58 billion), the government said in a report [...]
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Experts predict growth for real estate market

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

The HCM City Real Estate Association (HoRea) has forecast growth for the commercial real estate market in 2017 in its ten predictions after analysing 2016 situation. [...]
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NA sets up BOT supervision mission

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

The Standing Committee of the National Assembly (NA) has just enacted a resolution on the establishment of a mission to supervise the implementation of policies and laws [...]
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Khanh Hoa tourism worries about heavy reliance on Chinese market

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

Chinese tourists have made up half of international arrivals to Nha Trang City in the central province of Khanh Hoa this year, forcing the local government to find ways to [...]
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Canadian gold mining company suspends Vietnam operation due to lack of fund

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

Canada’s Besra Gold Inc has suspended operations at the Phuoc Son gold mine in the central province of Quang Nam because it had run out of money. The company had only [...]
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Tan Cang wants to be general aviation service provider

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

In a written document sent to the Ministry of Transport, the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAAV) has proposed the ministry ask the government to grant a business [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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