Archive for November 22nd, 2019

Burma town offers glimmer of hope for Muslims enduring ‘apartheid’

22-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Htoo Maung sits down to lunch, sharing a bowl of traditional noodle soup with old friends, an ordinary act that has become extraordinary in Myanmar’s Rakhine [...] » More

Military, government ‘cooperating’ over Suu Kyi going to ICJ

Military, government ‘cooperating’ over Suu Kyi going to ICJ

22-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Both Myanmar’s military and its civilian government are behind the decision for Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi to defend her country against allegations of genocide at [...] » More

Strong earthquake strikes near Thai-Laos border

Strong earthquake strikes near Thai-Laos border

22-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A strong earthquake struck on Thursday near the border of Thailand and Laos, setting high-rise buildings swaying in Bangkok, and prompting at least one power plant in Laos to [...] » More

US defense chief ends Asia tour with same troubles, risks

US defense chief ends Asia tour with same troubles, risks

22-Nov-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

US Defense Secretary Mark Esper ended an Asia tour Thursday with the same trio of troubles on the Korean peninsula that he found on arrival last week. Together they pose [...] » More

Vietnam boats using child labour for illegal fishing

22-Nov-2019 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 6:02 AM

Children as young as 11 are working aboard Vietnamese vessels fishing illegally for seafood that could end up on sale in supermarkets in the EU and US, according to an [...] » More

Lemon tea, Hanoi’s latest fad

22-Nov-2019 Intellasia | VN Express | 6:02 AM

With the bubble tea market maturing and slowing down, vendors are turning to lemon tea for its high profit margins and low investment. In the last few weeks dozens of lemon [...] » More

Council established to boost HCM City, Mekong Delta tourism cooperation

22-Nov-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:02 AM

HCM City and the 13 provinces of the Mekong Delta region have agreed to establish a council to enhance their cooperation in tourism development. At a meeting in the Mekong [...] » More

Can Tho University poised to become think tank in Mekong Delta: Jica

22-Nov-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:02 AM

An official from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica) has expressed the belief that Can Tho University could become a think tank in education, scientific [...] » More

Novaland continues to provide scholarships to Dong Thap Province students

22-Nov-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 6:02 AM

Novaland Group recently awarded 180 Nhe-teacher Scholarships to outstanding students in eight schools in Hong Ngu District in the Mekong Delta Province of Dong Thap. This is [...] » More

Vingroup guarantees VinFast’s loans and bond issuance

22-Nov-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 6:02 AM

Vingroup said it will guarantee payments worth VND30 trillion (US$1.3 billion) for the obligations of VinFast Manufacturing and Trading Co., Ltd related to the issuance of [...] » More

Vietnam Register hosts the annual meeting of ACS EC27

22-Nov-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 6:02 AM

The importance of maritime safety and environmental protection in Asia was highlighted at the 27th Annual Executive Committee meeting (EC27) in Phu Quoc, the southern [...] » More

Korea imposes stricter visa application requirements on Vietnamese

22-Nov-2019 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:02 AM

South Korea has imposed stricter visa application requirements on Vietnamese visitors, asking applicants to attach their original savings account books to their visa [...] » More

Vietnam’s e-commerce retailer Sendo bags $61 million in series C funding

22-Nov-2019 Intellasia | HanoiTimes | 6:02 AM

Sendo, along with homegrown marketplace Tiki, is competing with regional players like Lazada and Shopee for shares in Vietnam’s e-commerce market. Vietnamese e-commerce [...] » More

Vietnam Airlines takes off with digital transformation

22-Nov-2019 Intellasia | VNS | 6:02 AM

National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines has won the 2019 ICT Award from the Asian-Oceania Computing Industry Organisation (ASOCIO) for its outstanding achievements and [...] » More

’4th World Week of Italian Cuisine’ on way

22-Nov-2019 Intellasia | VN Economic Times | 6:02 AM

Italian cuisine celebrated worldwide from November 18-24, with a host of activities set for Hanoi. Italian culinary expert Stefania Corrado will perform a cooking [...] » More