Archive for January 5th, 2017

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 [...] » More

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. [...] » More

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 [...] » More

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 [...] » More

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 [...] » More

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 [...] » More

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