Archive for February, 2019

Vietnam’s open economy vulnerable to upheavals

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

Vietnam’s economy is becoming more vulnerable to world events, especially the US-China trade war. 2018 was a successful year for Vietnam with the trade surplus for the [...]
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Cement, clinker demand to edge up this year

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

Demand for cement and clinker is expected to increase marginally to 98-99 million tonnes, according to the Ministry of Construction. This would include domestic consumption [...]
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Dong Nai records three-fold surge in FDI

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

Foreign direct investment (FDI) to the southern province of Dong Nai hit 186.4 million USD in the first two months of this year, surging three times against the same period [...]
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Authorities find ways to manage low rice prices in Mekong Delta

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

The Departments of Agriculture and Rural Development of the Mekong Delta provinces and provincial governments are introducing ways to cut rice inventories and promote rice [...]
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Tuna exports likely to reach $1b this year

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

Tuna exports are expected to top $1 billion this year, up $350 million from last year, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers. VASEP general [...]
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Ausdrill’s AMS awarded contract extension with Ghana Manganese Company

Ausdrill’s AMS awarded contract extension with Ghana Manganese Company

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | | 2:17 PM

  Diversified mining services company Ausdrill Limited (ASX:ASL) (“Ausdrill”) is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, African Mining Services [...]
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Swick delivers earnings growth in 1H FY19

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | | 2:08 PM

1H FY19 summary: * Revenue and other income of $75.3m, up 5.9% on 1H FY18 * Drilling Business EBITDA of $16.2 million, up 101% on 1H FY18 * Group EBITDA of $14.5m, up 103% on [...]
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The Latest: North Korea’s Kim gets in limo after train trip

The Latest: North Korea’s Kim gets in limo after train trip

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | | 12:10 PM

The Latest on the summit in Vietnam between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump (all times local): 10:50 a.m. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s [...]
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Kim arrives for nuclear summit with Trump after marathon train trip

Kim arrives for nuclear summit with Trump after marathon train trip

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | | 12:04 PM

Kim Jong Un arrived in Hanoi Tuesday to ultra-tight security and enthusiastic crowds ahead of a second summit with Donald Trump, as the world looks for tangible progress over [...]
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Business Briefs 26 February 2019

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | | 9:46 AM

* Netland Real Estate Company (NRC) made VND72.1 billion in consolidated net profit last year, up 2.2- fold versus the previous year, while its revenue jumped 1.9 – [...]
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Trump and Kim face unanswered questions in Vietnam

Trump and Kim face unanswered questions in Vietnam

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 7:17 AM

US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meet in Hanoi this week, faced with putting meat on the bones of the vaguely worded declaration that emerged [...]
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Okinawa ‘no’ vote won’t delay US base move: Japan PM

Okinawa ‘no’ vote won’t delay US base move: Japan PM

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 7:16 AM

Japan’s prime minister Shinzo Abe said Monday that the controversial relocation of a US military base in Okinawa will not be delayed despite a referendum that saw [...]
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Asian stocks mostly higher after Trump tariff extension

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

China’s main stock index jumped to an eight-month high Monday and other global markets advanced after President Donald Trump agreed to postpone a tariff hike on Chinese [...]
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Shanghai leads Asia markets rally as Trump delays China tariffs

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

Shanghai surged more than five percent Monday, leading a rally across Asian markets after Donald Trump said he would delay a hike in tariffs on Chinese goods, citing [...]
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Customs arrangement with HK to benefit NZ trade

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

The formal implementation of a Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA) between New Zealand and Hong Kong will bring significant benefits to New Zealand exporters, Bill Perry, [...]
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