Archive for January 19th, 2019

Johor Chief minister defends visit to Malaysia vessel anchored in Singapore waters

19-Jan-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Johor Chief minister Osman Sapian on Thursday (January 17) defended his decision to visit a Malaysian vessel anchored in Singapore waters, adding that his actions have been [...]
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BMW Malaysia posts record sales of 14,338 vehicles

19-Jan-2019 Intellasia | TheStar | 6:00 AM

BMW Group Malaysia posted record sales of 14,338 vehicles in 2018, tracking the automaker’s strong worldwide performance In a statement issued today, BMW Malaysia said [...]
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Now, Goldman paints former star banker as promiscuous Muslim convert, ‘master con man’

19-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:00 AM

Wall Street bank Goldman Sachs has used “scorched-earth tactics” to smear its former top investment banker, Tim Leissner, in an attempt to minimise its role in [...]
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Vietnam ‘willing’ to host Trump-Kim summit: report

Vietnam ‘willing’ to host Trump-Kim summit: report

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

Vietnam’s premier has said his country is willing to host a much-anticipated second summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. One of [...]
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Vietnamese e-wallet service MoMo raises Series C funding led by Warburg Pincus

19-Jan-2019 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

MoMo wants to continue on investing in its technology, particularly in the use of AI, security, and big data Vietnamese e-wallet and digital financial services platform MoMo [...]
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Asean foreign ministers to focus on a win-win Indo-Pacific strategy

Asean foreign ministers to focus on a win-win Indo-Pacific strategy

19-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Nation Multimedia | 6:00 AM

Asean foreign ministers will seek to find a common Indo-Pacific strategy during their informal meeting in Chiang Mai today to deal with the changing geopolitical situation. [...]
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Inspired by the lack of reproductive health awareness in Burma, Myhealthcare makes itself a health platform to chat with doctors

19-Jan-2019 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

We reached out to Chit Hnin Pwint Wai to talk about her company, Myhealthcare, a mobile-based health consultancy and health checkup booking in Myanmar After winning Startup [...]
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Foreign firms ready to leap on logistics growth

19-Jan-2019 Intellasia | VIR | 6:00 AM

Increasing investment by foreign services providers is transforming Vietnam’s transport and logistics industries, with enforcement of free trade agreements expected to [...]
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VNPT among top three strongest Vietnamese brands

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

The Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) is one of the three strongest Vietnamese brands in 2018, together with Viettel and Vinamilk, according to the latest [...]
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Retailers worry about competition from online channels

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

Traditional distribution chains are still dominating the technology product retail market, but they are feeling the heat from online sale channels. Big suppliers go online [...]
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Better protection of strategic investors’ rights to allure more shareholders

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

The Vietnamese government should strengthen the protection of strategic shareholders’ rights in the country’s privatised state-owned enterprises (SOEs) to ensure [...]
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Mekong Delta firms look to Japan

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

Mekong Delta firms should make use of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) to do more business with Japan, experts told a [...]
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Apec workshop seeks to harness digital trade for SMEs

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

The Apec workshop on harnessing digital trade for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) is underway in Hanoi, aiming to realise one of Vietnam’s initiatives during [...]
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Vietnam seafood giant remains stubbornly in the red

19-Jan-2019 Intellasia | VN Express | 6:00 AM

Agifish, a major seafood company, reported a second straight year of losses in 2018 as both exports and domestic sales fell. The recently released 2018 audited financial [...]
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Over one quarter of Can Tho firms incur losses

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

Of the 7,800 enterprises operating in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho, over one quarter suffered heavy losses in 2018, proving their performance was ineffective, Thanh Nien [...]
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