Archive for January, 2020

Vietnam bans travel firms from taking in tourists from new coronavirus-hit areas

31-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Tuoi TreNews | 7:18 AM

Vietnam will stop receiving tourists from areas with confirmed outbreaks of the novel coronavirus (nCoV) and restrict the movement of Chinese visitors already in the country [...] » More

Oil and gas manufacturing affirms stuff in integration

31-Jan-2020 Intellasia | VNA | 7:18 AM

At a recent symposium on measures to boost the development of Vietnam’s mechanic sectors, prime minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc stressed that the government will establish a [...] » More

Trading liquidity key to market growth

31-Jan-2020 Intellasia | VNS | 7:18 AM

Trading liquidity is key to luring foreign capital into the Vietnamese stock market in 2020 when the local equity market is being weighed down by negative ratings and global [...] » More

Some 1,300 tonnes of farm produce exported via Lao Cai Border Gate

31-Jan-2020 Intellasia | VNS | 7:18 AM

Hanoi More than 1,300 tonnes of agricultural products worth about VND20 billion (US$860,000) were exported to China via the Lao Cai International Border Gate in the northern [...] » More

Domestic companies sign deals in livestock industry

31-Jan-2020 Intellasia | VNS | 7:18 AM

The Vietnamese livestock industry is expected to attract professional producers in the coming years. Deals between domestic enterprises with strong potential will help the [...] » More

Virus anxiety weighs on Asian stocks, boosts safe-haven bid

31-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Asian stocks slipped while gold and bonds were in demand on Thursday as worries about the spread of a new virus from China sent investors heading for safety. The Federal [...] » More

Asian markets fall as WHO mulls declaring global virus emergency

31-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Asian markets fell Thursday with investors concerned about the economic impact from the spread of the new coronavirus as China reported more than 1,700 new infections. [...] » More

HK unions threaten strikes in push for border closure to curb virus

HK unions threaten strikes in push for border closure to curb virus

31-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Trade unions in Hong Kong, including hospital and rail workers, are threatening to go on strike unless the government closes the border with mainland China to stop the spread [...] » More

China coronavirus: HK professor Yuen Kwok-yung says effectiveness of drugs could be judged within weeks, with tests due to start in city

31-Jan-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The effectiveness of drugs being developed in Hong Kong to combat the deadly Wuhan coronavirus could be judged within weeks, infectious diseases expert Professor Yuen [...] » More

HK businesses cancel promotional events, launches and spring lunches as coronavirus fear grips city

31-Jan-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong businesses cancel promotional events, launches and spring lunches as coronavirus fear grips city Business events ranging from exhibitions, property sales and [...] » More

US banks on HK Exchange’s ‘named and shamed’ list

31-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

all Street investment banks JPMorgan (JPM.N) and Morgan Stanley (MS.N) have been placed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange’s “named and shamed” list after the [...] » More

HK property developer Wheelock may delay new launch over virus concerns

31-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong property developer Wheelock and Co said on Thursday it may delay the new launch of a residential development as the city’s home transactions plunged amid [...] » More

Virus fears spark mask queues and empty shelves in HK

31-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Long queues form at pharmacies and crowds of panic-buyers strip supermarket shelves in Hong Kong as fears spread through the crowded metropolis over China’s new [...] » More

HK gold market in best Lunar New Year debut since 2016, as investors chase safe-haven asset

31-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The Hong Kong gold market rose on the first trading day of the Year of the Rat on Wednesday, rising to its best lunar year debut since 2016, as investors flocked to the safe [...] » More

Two Hongkongers infected in mainland China as city gets 10th confirmed coronavirus case

Two Hongkongers infected in mainland China as city gets 10th confirmed coronavirus case

31-Jan-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A 48-hour respite from new Wuhan coronavirus cases came to an end for Hong Kong on Wednesday, with two more confirmed infections and two others testing positive, while two [...] » More