Archive for January 17th, 2017

Arnold Vegafria receives franchise rights to Miss World PH

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

After 6 years, the Miss World Philippines and Mister World Philippines franchises have passed hands from Cory Quirino to Arnold Vegafria. The news was confirmed by Arnold on [...] » More

Gadget mountain rising in Asia threatens health, environment

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The waste from discarded electronic gadgets and electrical appliances has reached severe levels in East Asia, posing a growing threat to health and the environment unless [...] » More

CASBAA Warns Indian TV Regulations Threaten Investment

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | CASBAA | 6:00 AM

INDIA, Jan 16, 2017 – (ACN Newswire) – CASBAA, the Association of Asia’s pay-TV Industry, today warmly applauded the judicial review now underway in India [...] » More

10th Asian Financial Forum Opens in Hong Kong

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | HKTDC | 6:00 AM

Some 100 Global Financial Experts Explore the Theme of &quotAsia: Driving Change, Innovation and Connectivity&quot HONG KONG, Jan 16, 2017 – (ACN Newswire) [...] » More

Hong Kong Fashion Week for Fall/Winter Kicks Off Today

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | HKTDC | 6:00 AM

Over 1,500 Exhibitors Showcase the Latest in Fashion HONG KONG, Jan 16, 2017 – (ACN Newswire) – The 48th Hong Kong Fashion Week for Fall/Winter, a superb fashion [...] » More

JLL and Hitachi Join Forces to Develop Smart Technologies to Improve Corporate Real Estate Services in Asia Pacific

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Hitachi, Ltd. | 6:00 AM

Real estate consultant and technology giant will collaborate to apply Internet of Things to workplace challenges Tokyo and Singapore, Jan 16, 2017 – (JCN Newswire) [...] » More

Transfer of Rights to Insomia Treatment / Anaesthesia Induction Agent Flunitrazepam in Japan

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Eisai | 6:00 AM

TOKYO, Jan 16, 2017 – (JCN Newswire) – Eisai Co., Ltd. and Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. announced today that Eisai’s aquisition of the rights for [...] » More

BIDV wins Best Retail Bank award

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

Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV) received the Best Retail Bank award for the third consecutive year in Hanoi on Thursday. The award, given by financial [...] » More

17 Vietnamese banks enter list of 500 strongest banks in Asia Pacific

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

Seventeen Vietnamese banks were listed among the 500 strongest banks in the Asia Pacific region. Of 17 Vietnamese banks, the Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV), [...] » More

Revenue growth of Bao Viet Insurance reaches 10pct in 2016

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Tri Thuc Tre | 6:00 AM

Ending 2016, Bao Viet Insurance Corporation achieved the revenue growth of more than 10 percent from the previous year, estimated at nearly 7.5 trillion dong and more than [...] » More

Sacombank about to list 400m shares

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Vietnam Finance | 6:00 AM

The Saigon Thuong Tin Commercial Joint Stock Bank (Sacombank, code STB) has issued Resolution 03/2017/NQ-HDQT about preparing documents for additionally listing 400 million [...] » More

‘Special’ law to boost bank restructuring

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

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) will cooperate with relevant agencies to map out a “special” law to boost bank restructuring and settle bad debts in 2017, [...] » More

Where do property businesses get capital from as banks tighten lending?

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Infonet | 6:00 AM

Speaking at the seminar entitled “Real estate market towards 2017″, Nguyen Tran Nam, Chair of Vietnam Real Estate Association (VNREA) said, in 2016, the real [...] » More

Has Agribank missed the good opportunity to conduct equitisation?

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Vietnam Finance | 6:00 AM

The good time for the equitisation of the Commercial Joint Stock Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development of Vietnam (Agribank) seems to have slipped because Agribank now [...] » More

Bank liquidity suffering from pressure at the end of the year

17-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Tien Phong | 6:00 AM

Liquidity of the banking system has been suffering from pressure at the end of the year. Last week, the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) net injected 3.786 trillion dong to the [...] » More