Archive for September 7th, 2018

Exile Tan Wah Piow invited Mahathir to democracy conference, not Thum Ping Tjin: Kirsten Han

07-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

It was political exile Tan Wah Piow, and not historian Thum Ping Tjin, who invited Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad to address a conference about democracy in [...]
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Cambodian PM Hun Sen voted in by one-party parliament

07-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Strongman Hun Sen was formally installed as Cambodia’s prime minister for a new term on Thursday, after securing all 125 seats in an uncontested vote that was derided [...]
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Facebook to spend over $1.4b for their first Asian data centre in Jurong East

07-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Coconuts Singapore | 6:00 AM

The industrial district of Jurong East will soon host a colossal 11-story structure that will house Facebook’s first data centre in Asia an endeavor that will see the [...]
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Facebook will build its first data centre in Asia in Singapore

07-Sep-2018 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

The social media behemoth will invest more than S$1.4 billion (US$ 1 billion) to build an energy-efficient building for the data centre Facebook officially announced today [...]
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Cambodian reptile cafe slithers into people’s hearts

07-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

For anyone terrified of an albino python, an orange corn snake or a scaly, bearded iguana, Chea Raty says getting up close and personal at Phnom Penh’s first [...]
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What will Vietnam gain if it hosts the F1 race?

07-Sep-2018 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

Hosting the Formula One (F1) race is an ‘expensive decision’ if considering the fees, infrastructure development, and business efficiency, but it would enhance [...]
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Vietnamese garment makers seek to capture domestic market

07-Sep-2018 Intellasia | NDO | 6:00 AM

Local garment manufacturers are investing in new technologies and focusing on new product development in a bid to recapture the domestic market, which is currently [...]
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Lazada Vietnam launches online shopping platform LazMall

07-Sep-2018 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

Ecommerce firm Lazada Vietnam on September 4 rolled out its online shopping platform LazMall, pledging to provide 100 percent authentic goods from nearly 300 popular [...]
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Footwear industry at technological crossroads

07-Sep-2018 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s footwear exports have been worth $9.45 billion in the first half of this year, a year-on-year increase of 8.4 per cent. According to the Vietnam Leather and [...]
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Overloaded vehicles pose obstacles for transport firms obeying law

07-Sep-2018 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

The number of overloaded trucks has increased recently, creating direct unfair competition with cargo transport companies that conform to prevailing regulations. Transport [...]
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Great potential for Nha Trang cruise tourism

07-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Dti News | 6:00 AM

The South-Central coastal province of Khanh Hoa’s Nha Trang City has great potential for cruise tourism development. In the first six months of this year, the province [...]
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Emirates inks codeshare agreement with Jestar Pacific

07-Sep-2018 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

Dubai-based carrier, Emirates, and Jetstar Pacific on Wednesday announced a new codeshare agreement, expanding their existing partnership. The new partnership allows the [...]
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Jotun launches new exterior paints in VN

07-Sep-2018 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

Jotun Paints Vietnam Co., Ltd has introduced its Jotashield ColourLast exterior paint products in HCM City and Hanoi. The company said in a release that the new products [...]
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HCM City sets up team to inspect massive antiflooding project

07-Sep-2018 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

The HCM City government has formed an inspection team to review a VND10 trillion flood-control project that has been on hold since April. The inspection team, led by deputy [...]
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Biggest livestock trade show to open in HCM City in October

07-Sep-2018 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

As many as 350 businesses will take part in Vietstock 2018, the biggest livestock trade show in Vietnam, in HCM City. Speaking at the press conference, Nguyen Xuan Duong, [...]
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