Archive for February 21st, 2019

Ruthless meth networks get ill-prepared Burma hooked

21-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Mobs of stick-wielding church-goers in Myanmar’s northeast used to descend on dealers and addicts in a desperate effort to save their communities from a meth-induced [...]
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Hair Force Un: Vietnamese barber marks summit with free Trump-Kim haircuts

21-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

For those who like to push the cutting edge of style, two of the world’s most talked-about haircuts are now available for free, in Vietnam. In honor of an upcoming [...]
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Kim or Trump? Hanoi barber offers leaders’ hairdos for free

21-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

At a barbershop tucked away in a small Hanoi alley, Le Phuc Hai patiently waits for his hair dye to bleach his natural black into the color of the president of the United [...]
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Dong Thap to use own budget to take over BOT project

21-Feb-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

Dong Thap Province in southern Vietnam plans to use its own budget to take over a controversial build-operate-transfer (BOT) bridge project. Le Hoang Bao, deputy director of [...]
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Robots to be used for metro line excavation in Hanoi

21-Feb-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

Tunnel-boring robots will be brought to Vietnam in July to start work on excavating tunnels for metro line No. 3 in Hanoi City, connecting Hanoi Station and Nhon Station at [...]
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Festival brings Hue traditional craft products to the world

21-Feb-2019 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

The biennial Hue Traditional Craft Festival, which honours the value of heritage and raises the quality of traditional trade villages, has helped Vietnamese handicraft [...]
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WB vice President for Infrastructure to Visit Vietnam

21-Feb-2019 Intellasia | VOV-WB | 6:00 AM

Makhtar Diop, the World Bank vice President for Infrastructure, will be on his first official visit to Vietnam during February 20-22. While in Vietnam, Makhtar Diop is [...]
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Localisation ratio in textiles & garments goes up

21-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Vietnamnet | 6:00 AM

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc, at a conference held in late December, said the localisation ratio in the textile and garments, and footwear industries, has risen to 40-45 percent. [...]
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Cognex expands presence in Asean market, targeting Vietnam

21-Feb-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 6:00 AM

Vietnam was an impressive emerging market with a rapid increase of foreign direct investment (FDI) as well as the appearance of mega-factories in recent years, stimulating [...]
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Vietnam emerged as hot new market for luxury property: Bloomberg

21-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Hanoi Times | 6:00 AM

In a world where home prices are looking precarious from London to Hong Kong, Sydney and New York, it makes Vietnam an attractive location. Vietnam’s status as one of [...]
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HCM City proposes turning Ba Son pier into marina

21-Feb-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM

The HCM City government is seeking the Ministry of Transport’s approval to turn Ba Son pier into a tourism port to receive international boats in a bid to develop the [...]
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Vietnam shines in Forbes’s list of best destinations of 2019

21-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Hanoi Times | 6:00 AM

In Vietnam, pho is always flavorful, the Buddhist pagodas remain breathtaking and the festivals continue to be vibrant. Vietnam has been named among the 14 best destinations [...]
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Top legislator praises enterprise for social contributions

21-Feb-2019 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan lauded the Van Phu Invest Investment Joint Stock Company for its contributions to the community while meeting with the [...]
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Vietnam’s pavilion attracts visitors at world’s largest food and beverage expo in UAE

21-Feb-2019 Intellasia | NDO | 6:00 AM

The Vietnam’s national pavilion has attracted much attention from visitors to the ongoing Gulfood, the world’s largest annual food and beverage expo, which opened [...]
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Can Tho looks to partner with Italy in fashion, tourism

21-Feb-2019 Intellasia | VNA | 6:00 AM

Vice Chair of Can Tho city’s People’s Committee Truong Quang Hoai Nam expressed the wish to partner with the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (ICHAM) in [...]
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