Archive for October 5th, 2018

Report: Three early warning buoys installed in Malaysia after Aceh quake no longer in use

05-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Three deep-water buoys worth RM7.2 million meant to gather data as part of an early tsunami warning system in Malaysia are no longer functioning, New Straits Times (NST) [...] » More

Vietnam nominates Communist Party chief to become president

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

The ruling Communist Party of Vietnam has decided to nominate its general secretary as the sole candidate for the presidency, succeeding late President Tran Dai Quang. The [...] » More

Burma freelancer platform Chate Sat raises 6-digit funding to expand its team

05-Oct-2018 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

The funding was led by Willy Ballmann and Keizo Fujitake, who are angel investors based in Singapore Technolic, the parent company of Myanmar-based freelancer platform Chate [...] » More

Burma torches $1.3m of illegal wildlife parts

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

Elephant skins, clouded leopard remains and tiger bones were among a $1.3 million haul of illegal wildlife incinerated Thursday in Myanmar’s first ever public event of [...] » More

India deports Rohingya Muslims to Burma

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

India on Thursday deported its first group of Rohingya Muslims since the government last year ordered the expulsion of members of the Myanmar minority group and others who [...] » More

Fast and seriousVietnam’s first domestic car manufacturer bets big

05-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

At a time when auto companies in the developed world are facing a squeeze on their profits from cash-rich tech firms, Vietnam is betting car-making can be a ticket t o a more [...] » More

PetroVietnam enjoys thriving business thanks to crude oil price hike

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

All financial targets of the Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) in the past nine months have been surpassed thanks to the improvement in the price of crude [...] » More

Danang government rejects airport relocation plan

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

The Danang city government has rejected the relocation plan of Danang International Airport, as it was just a tentative proposal put forth at a recent seminar, Tran Van Mien, [...] » More

Australian wine showcased

05-Oct-2018 Intellasia | VN Economic Times | 6:00 AM

Best from Australian winemakers introduced in HCM City and Hanoi. The “Australian WineMade Our Way” showcase took place in HCM City on October 1 and Hanoi on [...] » More

VNA inks deal with Thales to offer AVANT IFE services

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

The national flag carrier, Vietnam Airlines (VNA), has signed an agreement with Thales Group, headquartered in France, to equip the carrier’s new Boeing 787-10 [...] » More

Ca phe chon among world’s five types of weird coffee around the world

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

A good cup of coffee gives you the strength to power through a long, tiring day. Ca phe chon (puke coffee) in Vietnam has been ranked the second among the five types of weird [...] » More

Hanoi to stabilise market for Tet festivals

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

The capital city of Hanoi will ensure supply and demand for essential goods is in place ahead of the New Year of 2019 and Tet (Lunar New Year) holidays. That was the message [...] » More

McDonald’s and Burger King falling short of ambitions in Vietnam

05-Oct-2018 Intellasia | VIR | 6:00 AM

Despite their overwhelming popularity around the world, McDonald’s and Burger King have not risen to dominance during the long years in Vietnam. At the launch of its [...] » More

Annual HIWC Charity Bazaar 2018 set for November

05-Oct-2018 Intellasia | VN Economic Times | 6:00 AM

Hanoi International Women’s Club and Starlake to host this year’s festival on November 18 in Starlake’s expansive grounds. HIWC (Hanoi International [...] » More

Viettel sets scorching pace in Peru telecom sector

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

Peru’s Telecommunications Regulatory Agency announced that at the end of the second quarter Bitel had 5.1 million subscribers equivalent to a market share of 13.5 per [...] » More