Archive for January 30th, 2019

Reopening date of Cai Lay tollgate to be determined by end-January

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 8:40 AM

The Ministry of Transport on January 31 will organise a meeting with relevant agencies and units to discuss solutions to toll collection at the long-suspended Cai Lay [...]
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An Suong-An Lac toll station to suspend collecting fees during Tet

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 8:40 AM

Toll fee collection at HCM City’s An Suong-An Lac toll station will be suspended from 2 p.m. on February 4 to 6 a.m. on February 8 owing to the Lunar New Year holiday, [...]
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Cruise ship offers special discount to Vietnamese tourists

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 8:39 AM

US-based cruise line Princess Cruises is offering a special discount to Vietnamese tourists travelling on the Sapphire Princess, one of 17 cruise ships operated by the line. [...]
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Vietnam’s foreign debt down $5 billion on loan restructuring at Sabeco

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Hanoi Times | 8:39 AM

ThaiBev’s decision to restructure its entire loan amount and interest worth VND111.2 trillion (US$4.9 billion) in Saigon Beer Alcohol Beverage (Sabeco), the largest [...]
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Japanese startup in Vietnam gets 15 million USD injection

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | VNA | 8:38 AM

Cinnamon Inc., a Japanese artificial intelligence (AI) start-up firm, which has a technology research centre in Vietnam, said on January 28 that it has successfully raised 15 [...]
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Gaw Capital Partners and NP Capital Partners introduce ‘Gaw NP Industrial Platform’ with an investment ticket up to $200 million into Vietnam market

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | | 8:38 AM

Gaw Capital Partners, a global real estate private equity firm, and NP Capital Partners, a real estate firm with a large network and development capabilities, today announced [...]
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12-month time frame to build F1 circuit in Hanoi is ambitious: Designer

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Vietnamnet | 8:38 AM

F1 resident architect Hermann Tilke viewed the 12-month time frame to build the street track for next year’s Vietnam Grand Prix as short but feasible, said the German [...]
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Big C supports Hai Duong farmers with carrot sales before Tet

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 8:37 AM

The Big C supermarket chain and Central Group Vietnam have clinched deals to purchase 30 tonnes of carrots cultivated in the northern province of Hai Duong, helping local [...]
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Co.opmart outlet opens in Son Tra in Da Nang

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 8:37 AM

Saigon Co.op opened a Co.opmart supermarket outlet in Da Nang’s Son Tra District on Sunday, the second store in the city and 111th in the country. Situated in the Da [...]
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Saigon Co.op launches new supermarket in Danang

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 8:37 AM

The Saigon Union of Trading Cooperatives (Saigon Co.op), owner of Co.opmart supermarket chain, on January 27 inaugurated Co.opmart Son Tra at Danang Seafood Service [...]
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Bangkok Airways to open more air routes to Vietnam

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 8:33 AM

Thailand’s Bangkok Airways will launch new air services linking Thailand to Van Don District of Quang Ninh Province and to the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho following [...]
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Cinnamon start-up raises $15 million in funding

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 8:32 AM

Cinnamon Inc., an Artificial Intelligence (AI) start-up based in Tokyo and Vietnam, has successfully raised $15 million in Series B funding for its expansion of operations in [...]
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Media conglomerate Yeah1 Group buys TMG Thailand

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 8:32 AM

Vietnamese media company Yeah1 Group has bought out Thoughtful Media Group’s Thai operations. The US company has sold its Thai assets for $1.55 million in cash along [...]
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Singapore’s Keppel to divest $100 million stake from Vietnam township project

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Hanoi Times | 8:32 AM

The funds generated will be used to pursue other opportunities in Vietnam. Singapore-based multinational group Keppel Corp has announced its intention to divest 70 percent [...]
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Vietnam Expo 2019 to gather businesses from 20 countries, territories

30-Jan-2019 Intellasia | VNA | 8:31 AM

The Vietnam International Trade Fair (Vietnam Expo 2019) is to take place in Hanoi from April 10-13, drawing a large number of exhibitors from 20 countries and territories. [...]
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