Archive for January 3rd, 2019

Bricked in by poverty, Cambodia’s farmers fight debt bondage

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Bopha should be in school but instead toils seven days a week in a searing brick kiln on the outskirts of Phnom Penha 14-year-old trapped in debt bondage in a boom industry [...]
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Burma says police attacked as western fighting displaces thousands

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Myanmar police have clashed with insurgents in the troubled western state of Rakhine, state-run media said on Wednesday, as intensified fighting continued between the [...]
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Average New Year bonuses in HCM City up 30 pct

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Vnexpress | 6:00 AM

Average New Year bonus given by HCM City firms to an employee is VND3.4 million ($146), 30 percent higher than in 2018. For the 2019 Roman Calendar New Year, bonuses have [...]
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Popularity of organics catching attention

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | VN Economic Times | 6:00 AM

Investment is coming from both local and foreign enterprises into organic farming and aquaculture as demand continues to exceed supply. Jan’s organic processed food [...]
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Several major traffic projects to get off ground in 2019

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

The Ministry of Transport will commence construction this year on major traffic projects, with three components of the Eastern North-South Expressway to get off the ground in [...]
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Processing major contributor to Vietnam’s economy

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Vietnamnet | 6:00 AM

With certain advantages, Vietnam has been the destination for many multinational businesses to seek processors, and processing in turn have become a major growth engine of [...]
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PM launches major infrastructural facilities in Quang Ninh

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended the launch of the Van Don International Airport, Ha Long International Passenger Terminal, and Ha Long-Van Don Expressway in the [...]
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Vietnam key trade partner of Russia in SE Asia: official

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

Vietnam has become a key trade partner of Russia in Southeast Asia, which is proved through the results of the two countries’ economy-trade cooperation in 2018, Russian [...]
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Stepping forward with high-tech

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | VN Economic Times | 6:00 AM

Leading Vietnamese enterprises have been sinking major investment into digital transformation given the low level of high-tech agriculture in the country. The [...]
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Property market waits for regulations

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

The property market awaits technical standards for the development of small apartments, which may become a trend to deal with the housing crisis caused by the country’s [...]
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Tourism ministry asks for measures to fight illegal overseas travel

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

The Vietnamese Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has ordered local tourism watchdogs to quickly take measures to prevent Vietnamese citizens from travelling overseas [...]
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Firms optimistic about business in Q1 2019

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

A majority of firms in the manufacturing and processing industry were optimistic about their production and business activities for the first quarter of 2019, according to a [...]
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Ha Nam pledges favourable conditions for RoK businesses

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

The northern province of Ha Nam is willing to welcome foreign businesses, including those from the Republic of Korea, to invest in the province and will create the best [...]
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Five detained for allegedly concealing toll revenue of HCM City-Trung Luong Expy

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

A branch director of Yen Khanh Trade Production and Service Company, along with four others, have been arrested for purchasing and using software illegally to evade taxes and [...]
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Vietnam’s health sector names nine outstanding events in 2018

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Hanoi Times | 6:00 AM

For the first time, Vietnamese experts successfully performed lung transplantation and simultaneously took six organs from a brain-dead donor for five patients on December 12 [...]
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