Archive for October 4th, 2018

13.7 million M’sians do not have any social security protection

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Deputy prime minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azisah Wan Ismail revealed that 13.7 million Malaysians were not covered by any form of social security protection policies. She said [...]
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Malaysians sceptical of using technology for financial transactions

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s financial technology ecosystem has grown tremendously over the past two years, but Malaysians continue to be sceptical over the use of technology to conduct [...]
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Canada revokes Burma leader’s honorary citizenship

Canada revokes Burma leader’s honorary citizenship

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Canada’s Parliament formally stripped Aung San Suu Kyi of her honorary Canadian citizenship on Tuesday for complicity in the atrocities committed against [...]
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Aung San Suu Kyi becomes first person stripped of honorary Canadian citizenship

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi became the first person to be stripped of honorary Canadian citizenship on Tuesday over her refusal to call out atrocities by her [...]
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Local mechanical engineering sector remains underdeveloped

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s mechanical engineering sector is still underdeveloped as domestic enterprises have mainly assembled and imported mechanical products from other countries, [...]
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HCM City sets up team to assess antiflooding project

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

HCM City will set up a team to thoroughly inspect a VND10 trillion antiflooding project to mediate the disagreement between the investor Trung Nam Group and a joint venture [...]
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Tourism products in Mekong Delta lack diversity

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

The Mekong Delta region has enough natural resources for developing tourism products in general and agritourism in particular. However, its tourism products are lacking in [...]
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HK investors inject more capital into Vietnam

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

Investors from Hong Kong (China) are increasing their capital in Vietnam to grasp opportunities brought by trade and investment agreements inked between the two sides. [...]
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Grab officially launches food delivery service in Hanoi

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

Ride-hailing service company Grab on October 1 organised a press conference to announce the official launch of its food delivery service, called GrabFood, in Hanoi after over [...]
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Local SMEs see technology as top enabler for business growth

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Vietnam have prioritised technology for investment to ensure business growth, according to the Asean SME Transformation Study [...]
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FrieslandCampina gets ‘green’ award

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

FrieslandCampina Vietnam was honoured with the Green Enterprise award by the Binh Duong Province Department of Natural Resources and Environment late last week. It was the [...]
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Japan-invested refinery risks cancellation as Vietnam partner pulls out

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Hanoi Times | 6:00 AM

Oversupply concerns, slow increase in gasoline demand, and financial constraints seem to be factors behind the Vietnamese partner`s withdrawal. Japanese giant JXTG Nippon Oil [...]
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Beckham kicks-off new Vietnamese car range

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

Football legend David Beckham has kicked-off Vietnam’s entry into the global automobile market. The former Manchester United and Real Madrid star was guest of honour, [...]
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PM gives in-principle approval to groundwater protection project

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has given approval in principle for the second phase of a project to improve groundwater protection in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta provinces [...]
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Vietnam Frontier Summit 2018 to open in Hanoi

04-Oct-2018 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

The Vietnam Frontier Summit 2018, a one-day conference, will take place in Hanoi on October 6 with theme ‘Fostering innovation with frontier technologies’. The [...]
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