Archive for August 23rd, 2019

High Court to confirm start of Najib’s 1MDB trial tomorrow

23-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

The much put-off start to Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s highly-anticipated corruption trial over the RM2.3 billion funds from 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) at the High [...]
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PKR: Dr Zakir Naik should not have attacked any ethnic groups in Malaysia

23-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

While he is free to preach in this country, fugitive televangelist Dr Zakir Naik should not have insulted any ethnic groups in Malaysia, PKR organising secretary Nik Nazmi [...]
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Doubts over fresh Rohingya repatriation attempt to Burma

23-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Rohingya refugees living in camps in Bangladesh said Wednesday they did not want to return to their homes in Myanmar, raising doubts about a fresh attempt to repatriate the [...]
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No Rohingya turn up for repatriation to Burma

23-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A fresh push to repatriate Rohingya refugees to Myanmar appeared Thursday to fall flat, with no one turning up to hop on five buses and 10 trucks laid on by Bangladesh. [...]
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Rohingya refugees refuse to return to Burma without rights guarantee

Rohingya refugees refuse to return to Burma without rights guarantee

23-Aug-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

Plans to begin repatriating the thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled ethnic cleansing in Rahkine state in 2017 look likely to fail once again, with the refugees refusing to [...]
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Laos urged to speed up energy transfer to Cambodia

23-Aug-2019 Intellasia | KhmerTimeskh | 6:02 AM

Cambodia yesterday asked Laos to speed up the transmission of energy to the Kingdom under a deal signed earlier this year. In March, Electricite du Cambodge (EDC) signed an [...]
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Tiki buys online ticket seller Ticketbox, wants to be ‘all-in-one’ e-commerce player

23-Aug-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 6:02 AM

E-commerce platform Tiki has bought online ticketing company Ticketbox. When asked by Vietnam News about the value of the deal, a company spokesperson refused to reveal it. [...]
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Russian tourists to flock to Danang next year

23-Aug-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:02 AM

More than 3,000 Russian tourists are expected to travel to the central coastal city of Danang by air a month from March next year. Their average length of stay at coastal [...]
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HCM City to invite tenders for new metro line projects

23-Aug-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:02 AM

Tenders will be held for the second and third sections of the metro line No. 2 project and two similar projects in HCM City in the 2021-2025 period, according to the [...]
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Mong Cai city new property attraction in Quang Ninh province

23-Aug-2019 Intellasia | VNA | 6:02 AM

Following the property boom in Ha Long city, Van Don district and Quang Yen town, Mong Cai city is emerging as a new magnet for real estate developers in the northeastern [...]
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First Hanoi Innovation Summit to be held in late August

23-Aug-2019 Intellasia | HanoiTimes | 6:02 AM

Hanoi Innovation Summit 2019 will be an opportunity for science technology cooperation and experience exchange in technology application research, network connection, [...]
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New Vietnamese social network launched

23-Aug-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:02 AM

Vietnam Communications Corporation (VCCorp) yesterday launched social network platform Lotus to serve local users, with an initial investment of VND700 billion backed by [...]
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14 transport projects to begin this year

23-Aug-2019 Intellasia | VN Express | 6:02 AM

Fourteen rail and road projects costing VND15 trillion ($645.45 million) will start this year and be completed by 2021. [...]
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Is Vietlott still ‘hot’?

23-Aug-2019 Intellasia | VIR | 6:02 AM

Vietnam Lottery Company (Vietlott) has just published its financial report for the first half of 2019, with a net revenue of only VND1.17 trillion ($50.87 million), down [...]
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Most expats don’t expect promotions in Vietnam, survey finds

23-Aug-2019 Intellasia | VN Express | 6:02 AM

A majority of expats, 65 percent, nurse no ambitions for career advancement, coming to Vietnam only for a new experience. A survey by recruitment firm Navigos found that 27 [...]
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