Archive for September 7th, 2019

Malaysia to surpass 30m tourist target for VMY2020

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | The Malaysian Reserve | 6:02 AM

THE country is expected to surpass its 30 million tourist target for the Visit Malaysia Year 2020 (VMY2020) campaign following a string of major global events and ongoing [...]
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MACC: ‘A lot’ of government entities, GLCs seen at high risk of corruption

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

The Malaysia Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has identified government bodies and government-linked companies (GLC) that are at added risk of abuse and corruption. Chief [...]
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Pressed for undersea tunnel probe report, MACC says such info confidential while cases active

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) and other investigative agencies may not divulge details of investigations that are active, Latheefa Koya said today. The MACC [...]
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The more cities the better for Malaysia, says academic

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | FMT | 6:02 AM

An academic has called for policies to encourage the building of sustainable cities across Malaysia to bring about overall improvements in healthcare and education. [...]
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Malaysia should reconsider China-backed rail network mooted by Najib to cover 1MDB debts

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:02 AM

Prime minister-to-be Anwar Ibrahim yesterday said Malaysia should re-look into the controversial East Coast Rail Link, a project mooted by ex-PM Najib Razak to bail out the [...]
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Sunway Group debuts RM320m health facility in Sunway Velocity

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Sunway Group is ready to welcome patients to its state-of-the-art hospital in the integrated development of Sunway Velocity. With an estimated building cost of RM320 million, [...]
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Push Chinese investors to set aside 40pct of work for Malaysians, urges FMM

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | FMT | 6:02 AM

The Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) today called on the government to ensure at least 40 percent of the jobs for infrastructure works carried out by China-based [...]
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How Malaysia is measuring poverty levels and how it can do better

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Experts say Malaysia can do better in how it measures how many Malaysians are officially considered poor by using higher benchmarks to match its current status as an upper [...]
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US voices concern over Burma army’s lawsuit against religious leader

US voices concern over Burma army’s lawsuit against religious leader

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The United States said on Thursday it was deeply concerned about the Myanmar army’s filing of a lawsuit against a religious leader who told President Donald Trump the [...]
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Monkey business: Vietnam macaque island draws touristsand criticism

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Menacing macaques snatch bags of crisps, water bottles, cookies and crackers from uneasy tourists on Vietnam’s Monkey Island, a popular attraction decried as cruel by [...]
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Over 7,000 cyberattacks hit Vietnam this year

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:02 AM

Vietnamese websites were hit by more than 7,000 cyber attacks, in the form of malware, phishing or website defacement, between January and September this year, noted Tuoi Tre [...]
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Two former ministers accused of bribery in AVG-MobiFone case

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | VN Economic Times | 6:02 AM

Former minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Bac Son received bribes of $3 million, according to investigation outcomes. Two former ministers of Information and [...]
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Database technology needed to boost tourism

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:02 AM

The tourism sector is in dire need of database technology to reform its services and products to attract more tourists and create leverage for its growth in the coming [...]
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Seminars boost Vietnam’s tourism cooperation with major markets

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | VNA | 6:02 AM

A series of seminars on promoting tourism between Vietnam and major markets took place in HCM City on September 5, within the framework of the International Travel Expo HCM [...]
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Indian businesses eye investment opportunities in Vietnam

07-Sep-2019 Intellasia | VOV | 6:02 AM

Indian firms’ investment in Vietnam is expected to increase drastically in the near future, according to the Indian Business Chamber in Vietnam (INCHAM). Pranay Verma, [...]
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