Archive for January 21st, 2017

OIC states to send high-level team to Burma over Rakhine conflict

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

Members of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) resolved to send a high-level delegation to Myanmar’s conflict-torn Rakhine state today following a special [...]
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Get Ready for the Southeast Asian Infrastructure Boom

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Manila’s Metro Pacific Investments Corp., Indonesia’s PT Krakatau Steel and Airports of Thailand Pcl are among the top investor picks as Southeast Asian [...]
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Rural consumers spend more on dairy, personal care products

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

Consumers in rural areas have increased spending on dairy and personal care products, according to a report on the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) market released on [...]
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Way too much supply deflating natural rubber market

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | VOV | 6:00 AM

The global natural rubber market is currently starting its fifth year of surplus that is creating excessive stockpiles of inventory and contributing to a steady fall in [...]
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Vietnam cotton industry grows on Chinese demand

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | VOV | 6:00 AM

Despite concerns that the industry might continue to decline, cotton imports of Vietnam have increased in the first few months of 2016-17. It is estimated that imports will [...]
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Top 500 Vietnamese enterprises in 2016 announced

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Dtinews | 6:00 AM

The list of top 500 companies in Vietnam in 2016 was announced at a ceremony in Hanoi on January 19. The annual event, the 10th of its kind, was held by the Vietnam Report [...]
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Government halts Indonesian seed imports

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

Deputy minister of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) Le Quoc Doanh signed a decision to cease imports of several nuts and seeds from Indonesia to Vietnam due to a high [...]
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Vietnam’s biggest network operators plan to waive roaming fees

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | VNN | 6:00 AM

Following Viettel, VNPT and MobiFone are considering waiving roaming fees in Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam. The policy has never been applied in any other region in the world. [...]
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Vietnam’s garment industry looks to $30b exports

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

VIETNAM’S garment industry is aiming for exports of $30 billion this year. The target was announced by Le Tien Truong, the general director of Vietnam National Textile [...]
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Casino gambling to be allowed for local citizens

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Vn Economic Times | 6:00 AM

Draft decree submitted to government allows Vietnamese gamblers to enter casinos on a three-year trial. Vietnam will allow its citizens to gamble at two casinos as part of a [...]
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VinaCapital seeking opportunities in equitised SOEs in 2017

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

VinaCapital currently has $120 million in cash and is looking to invest in private or equitised companies in 2017. Andy Ho, CEO of VinaCapital, talked about the [...]
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MWG’s vuivui.com to overtake thegioididong & dienmayxanh in revenue

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Vn Economic Times | 6:00 AM

MobileWorld JSC (MWG) announces launch of vuivui.com website on January 13. MWG Chair Nguyen Duc Tai confirmed with VET that vuivui.com will earn higher revenue than its [...]
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7.6tr dong worth of equipment for Hanoi’s metro line

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

The Hanoi Metropolitan Railway Management Board and a consortium comprising Alstom Transport SA, Colas Rail SA and Thales Communications & Security SAS cut a deal on [...]
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Two Satrafoods stores opened in Can Tho City

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

Saigon Trading Group (Satra) on January 18 launched two Satrafoods convenience stores in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho. One store is located at 162/6 Tran Ngoc Que Street [...]
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Vietnam oil & gas group interested in Azerbaijan’s assistance

21-Jan-2017 Intellasia | Trend.az | 6:00 AM

Vietnam wants Azerbaijan to continue support for the Vietnamese state oil and gas company in developing the country’s oil and gas fields, said Vietnamese President Tran [...]
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