Archive for February 26th, 2019

Hyundai expected to increase localisation rate in Vietnam to 40pct

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

Vietnam is under the process of drafting new policies towards a sustainable development of the automotive industry, while ensuring basic principles of consistency, [...]
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Can Tho airport operates at only 30pct of capacity

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

Can Tho International Airport, which is the crucial air link between the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho and other localities, such as Hanoi, Danang, Con Dao and Phu Quoc, is [...]
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New international air route linking central city, Bangkok opened

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

An international air route linking Vinh city in the central province of Nghe An and Bangkok was opened on February 23 at the Vinh Airport, together with the commissioning of [...]
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Vietjet to ink $13 billion Boeing deal during Trump-Kim summit

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | VN Express | 6:00 AM

Vietnamese budget airline Vietjet will sign next week a deal to buy 100 narrow-body Boeing aircraft. The signing will take place on the sidelines of the upcoming Trump-Kim [...]
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Masan targets double digit growth

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

Masan Group Corporation targets net revenues of VND45.2-50 trillion (US$1.9$2.15 billion) this year, an increase of 18-31 per cent from last year. Its net profit after tax [...]
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Rent, don’t buy homes: former official advises Vietnamese youth

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | VN Express | 6:00 AM

Former deputy minister of Construction says renting is a better solution for young Vietnamese, given skyhigh housing prices. Speaking at a recent conference on social housing [...]
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Fifth Ben Tre coconut festival slated for November

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

The fifth coconut festival in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre is scheduled to take place from November 12-18 this year, offering a diverse range of activities across the [...]
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Meat clean & fresh

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | VN Economic Times | 6:00 AM

Companies investing in chilled meat look to ensure a closed process in production and distribution to guarantee food safety and meet international standards. At 6am every [...]
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Students’ traffic app makes a breakthrough

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

A team of students have developed an app that provides early traffic warnings and GPS guidance for drivers. VADI (virtual assistant for drivers) is part of a start-up project [...]
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First Festa-branded resort put into service in Hoi An

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

The hotel and resort complex The Pearl Hoi An, A Festa Hotel & Resort has been put into service in Hoi An City, Quang Nam Province, featuring nearly 600 five-star rooms [...]
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Quick escapes from the city

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | VN Economic Times | 6:00 AM

Resorts on the outskirts of cities like Hanoi or in nearby areas that are easy to reach are increasingly finding favour among those keen to get away for a brief sojourn. [...]
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FLC proposes building passenger terminal in Tan Son Nhat airport

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

Property developer FLC Group has sent documents to the Ministry of Transport and government Office for their approval of its plan on studying the investment and building of [...]
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Big players ignite new race in Vietnam’s health-care market

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

UK-based research firm BMI forecasts that healthcare spending will grow to $22.7 billion in 2021, recording a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of approximately 12.5 percent [...]
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LNG a viable alternative

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | VN Economic Times | 6:00 AM

Global giants are keen on supplying liquefied natural gas for Vietnam’s power generation as energy shortages prevail. More than 140 public and private sector [...]
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Paddy prices start to go up in Mekong Delta provinces

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | SGGP News | 6:00 AM

Rice prices have started going up in the Mekong Delta for the past two days after prime minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc ordered firms to buy rice for temporary storage. On February [...]
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