Archive for October, 2018

PM in Bangkok for two-day official visit

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

Prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad arrived in Bangkok today for a two-day official visit. Dr Mahathir’s plane was accompanied by his wife, Tun Dr Siti Hasmah [...]
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Irwan trails Najib to MACC for questioning on 1MDB, IPIC

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

Tan Sri Mohd Irwan Serigar Abdullah arrived at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) headquarters here today to be questioned on deals involving 1Malaysia [...]
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Malaysia’s P2P financing startup Fundaztic raises $720K crowdfunding via pitchIN

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

Malaysia-based Fundaztic, an online marketplace for P2P financing, has raised RM3 million (approximately $720,000) within 38 minute of the launch of the crowdfunding campaign [...]
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Jakim issues e-book on LGBT rehab; minister says phenomenon ‘under control’

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

Federal Islamic authorities have published an e-book that purports to aid lesbian, bisexual, gay and transgender (LGBT) Muslims to “return to the right path”. The [...]
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If human rights shelved in N Korea talks, UN expert warnslook at Burma

If human rights shelved in N Korea talks, UN expert warnslook at Burma

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

A United Nations investigator voiced concern about human rights being sidelined during US and South Korean talks with North Korea over its nuclear and ballistic missile [...]
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Feeding the need of livestock sector

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

The first 10 months of this year have witnessed a surge in foreign-backed investment in the Vietnamese animal feed industry, amid growing domestic demand in line with the [...]
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Foreign animal feed firms expand in Vietnam

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

The animal feed industry, which is growing at 10-15 per cent annually, is highly attractive to foreign investors, who are steadily expanding their production. US-owned [...]
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Vietnamese entrepreneur seeks to carve his niche with wooden glass frames

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

Tran Hien, 32, has worked hard to make the first ‘Made in Vietnam’ wooden glass frames, inspired by his Japanese mentor. Long, 23, was frustrated that he was not [...]
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Happyland assets put up for auction due to massive debts

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

The Property Auction Service centre under the HCM City Department of Justice has announced that the centre will auction two bad debts related to Happyland Games as the [...]
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Vinasun and Grab app at loggerheads over losses

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

Fierce debate broke out during last week’s hearing between Vinasun and Grab as the Vietnamese taxi operator accused the Singaporean ride-hailing app firm of [...]
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Co-working spaces shine as global giants approach

25-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Vietnamnet | 6:00 AM

Despite the fact that co-working spaces have been developing at a fast pace, operators are facing fierce competition to maintain a steady position in both Hanoi and HCM City. [...]
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VN coffee producers mixing it up

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

Increasingly busy lifestyles and longer working hours will continue to strengthen customer appreciation of instant coffee, according to market researchers Mordor [...]
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Housing developers take a shine to northern Vietnamese province

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

More property companies are pouring money into housing in Bac Ninh which is believed to have great potential for development. In the third quarter 43 new projects comprising [...]
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Many residential blocks falsely advertised as luxury ones to cheat buyers: HoREA

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

The rampant use of designations for apartment buildings such as “high-end,” “luxurious” and “premier” in the property market is an [...]
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Japanese, local firms to develop freezer trucks

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

Automobile manufacturer Isuzu Vietnam (IVC) has inked a strategic partnership agreement with a local truck-body producer, Quyen Auto, to produce refrigerated trucks as part [...]
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