Archive for October 23rd, 2018

‘Recycled’ UK plastic found dumped on Malaysian sites

23-Oct-2018 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:00 AM

British recycling and household waste has been found dumped in Malaysia, The Telegraph can disclose. Plastic products sold in the UK that are intended for reprocessing have [...]
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New ministers barely make the grade, says Malaysia’s PM Mahathir

23-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The newly appointed ministers of the Pakatan Harapan government have scored only 40 to 50 per cent in Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad’s books. In an exclusive [...]
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Najib: How long will Penang ignore landslide deaths?

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

Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has called out on the Penang state government over its supposed lackadaisical attitude on environmental issues in development [...]
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Guan Eng says prefers Central Spine Road over ECRL

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

Finance minister Lim Guan Eng expressed his preference for the Central Spine Road (CSR) connecting the east coast of the peninsula to the west over the suspended East Coast [...]
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Female pilots make debut in Malaysia Airlines

23-Oct-2018 Intellasia | NST | 6:00 AM

Three local women have broken traditional gender stereotypes by pursuing their dreams to become the first batch of female pilots with Malaysia Airlines. Pearl Wendy Mak, Wang [...]
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Logistics startup Joonaak wins Seedstars Cambodia 2018

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

Global early stage startup competition for emerging markets Seedstars World made its debut in the kingdom Logistics startup Joonaak has been named as the winner of the [...]
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‘Rohingya not just domestic issue for Burma, Malaysia getting spillover effect’

‘Rohingya not just domestic issue for Burma, Malaysia getting spillover effect’

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

Myanmar could not regard the Rohingya ethnic issue as merely a domestic problem because Malaysia also gets the spillover effect, said Defence minister Mohamad Sabu. He said [...]
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Dung Quat Biofuel Plant releases first product after resumption

23-Oct-2018 Intellasia | NDO | 6:00 AM

The Dung Quat Biofuel Plant, based in the central province of Quang Ngai, produced the first batch of E100 ethanol fuel on October 19 after five days since restarting, the [...]
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Singapore state fund invests in Vietnam

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

GIC Pte, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, has made huge investments in large Vietnamese firms such as VinHomes, Vietjet, Techcombank and Masan. GIC is the [...]
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Local farm produce processing technology remains average

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

Despite being reputed to be one of the largest agricultural producing countries, the processing technology used by Vietnam’s farmers remains at an average level, [...]
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Vietjet to begin code sharing with Japan Airlines this month

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

Low-cost carrier Vietjet Air will begin code-sharing with Japan Airlines on some domestic and international flights from October 23. The code-share service will be applied to [...]
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Digital transformation poses challenges for Vietnamese tourism

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

Digital transformation is an ongoing, indispensable trend occurring throughout the world. In Vietnam, however, the trend has posed multiple challenges for the local tourism [...]
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Vietnam meat market remains potential for foreign investors

23-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Hanoitimes | 6:00 AM

The average current pork consumption in Vietnam currently is 33.5 kilograms/person, but by 2020, this figure is expected to be 39 kilogram. Vietnam’s meat market is [...]
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Ninh Thuan to have four new wind power plants by end of the year

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

Four wind power projects are scheduled to be completed in the south central province of Ninh Thuan by the end of 2018, according to the provincial People’s Committee. [...]
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Aber ride-hailing service hits the road in Hanoi

23-Oct-2018 Intellasia | VN Express | 6:00 AM

Aber, the second Vietnamese ride-hailing service, launched its Hanoi operations on October 19, four months after making its HCM City debut. The ride-hailing market has seen [...]
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