Archive for November 29th, 2019

World scout movement critical factor to achieve UN sustainable goal, says former sec-gen

29-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

The world scout movement, driven mainly by youths is critical in ensuring that the United Nations (UN) sustainable development goals can be achieved. Its former [...] » More

Ambrin: Pencil case recording ‘small matter’, no need for 1MDB auditor to ask permission

29-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Government auditor Nor Salwani Muhammad’s act of recording a February 24, 2016 meeting where the National Audit Department (NAD) were requested and pressured to make [...] » More

Ambrin: Govt was worried 1MDB audit report would tarnish PM, Malaysia’s image

29-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

The Najib administration in 2016 was deeply concerned the National Audit Department’s (NAD) findings on the financial state of affairs of 1Malaysia Development Berhad [...] » More

Chin Peng’s back as ashes? Go study Hat Yai Accord, ex-IGP Rahim Noor tells upset Malaysians

29-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Malaysians kicking up a fuss about the return of a dead and cremated Chin Peng should read properly the tripartite treaty signed by Malaysia and Thailand with the now defunct [...] » More

Israel says envoy’s ‘GOOD LUCK’ to Burma for genocide case was a mistake

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

The Israeli ambassador was mistaken to have sent a “GOOD LUCK” message to Myanmar ahead of World Court hearings on accusations the state committed genocide [...] » More

Experts say auctions could help reduce solar power prices by 30-40pct

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

When the purchase prices of solar power are set through auction, prices are expected to fall by 30%-40 percent from the current levels, said experts at a seminar today, [...] » More

Soc Trang honors ‘World’s Best Rice’ award winner

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

The government of Soc Trang Province held a ceremony on November 25 to honor and reward a research team that won the top prize at the World’s Best Rice competition for [...] » More

F&B enterprises in Vietnam reduce plastic for sustainable development

29-Nov-2019 Intellasia | VIR | 6:02 AM

The event was held by the American Chamber of Commerce Vietnam (AmCham Vietnam) and the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), the Central Institute for Economic [...] » More

Novaland Expo 2019 to feature a host of attractive events

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

A Vietnamese proverb says “buy salt at the beginning of the year, buy house at the end of the year”, which means buying salt will bring luck, making the buyer [...] » More

PetroVietnam continues to champion the Top 500 Vietnamese businesses

29-Nov-2019 Intellasia | VIR | 6:02 AM

After announcing Profit500 2019 which honours the top 500 local businesses with the best profit figures, which named state-owned oil and gas giant PetroVietnam champion, [...] » More

Korean investor to build $900 million smart park in southern Vietnam

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

The government of Tien Giang Province in the Mekong Delta has given the go-ahead to a South Korean investor to develop a smart industrial park (IP) valued at some $900 [...] » More

RMIT Vietnam appoints new Chair

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

Experienced leader and academic, Professor Peter Coloe, has been appointed RMIT Vietnam Chair. Professor Coloe will support RMIT University’s long-term commitment to [...] » More

MobiFone has general director after one year vacancy

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

To Manh Cuong, 52, former deputy general director of Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT), has been appointed general director of MobiFone Telecommunications [...] » More

No money, no need: Experts question proposed rail line to China

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

Experts query the government’s ability to raise funds for a proposed VND100 trillion ($4.3 billion) railroad line to the China border and its requirement. The proposed [...] » More

Tetra Pak and partners to expand school recycling programme

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

Swedish food processing and packaging solutions provider Tetra Pak on Wednesday announced plans to expand the recycling programme it has instituted together with partners to [...] » More