Archive for February 8th, 2020

Former minister disputes Guan Eng’s claim of RM3.1b Pan Borneo Highway savings

08-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof accused Finance minister Lim Guan Eng today of misleading the public by saying the federal government will save RM3.1 billion after terminating the [...]
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Malaysia warns of Chinese hacking campaign targeting government projects

08-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Zdnet | 6:02 AM

A Chinese state-sponsored hacking group has been targeting Malaysian government officials, computer experts with the Malaysian government said on Wednesday. The purpose of [...]
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First locally transmitted case of novel coronavirus in Malaysia, total cases rise to 14

First locally transmitted case of novel coronavirus in Malaysia, total cases rise to 14

08-Feb-2020 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Malaysia confirmed on Thursday (February 6) its first locally transmitted case of the novel coronavirus, with the patient being the sister of the Malaysian man who attended a [...]
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Malaysia’s December factory output rises 1.3pct y/y

08-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Malaysia’s industrial production index rose 1.3 percent in December from a year earlier, slower than the pace from the prior month as mining activity declined, [...]
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Coronavirus spreads fear and racism worldwide

08-Feb-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

As the deadly coronavirus has spread worldwide, it has carried with it xenophobia and Asian communities around the world are finding themselves subject to suspicion and fear. [...]
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Amid hydropower boom, Laos streams ahead on latest Mekong dam

08-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

On a wide bank of the Mekong River, yellow markers and visits by surveyors show preparations underway to build Laos’ third and largest dam on Southeast Asia’s [...]
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Vietnam total confirmed coronavirus cases rise to 12

08-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Vietnam said on Thursday it has confirmed two new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total to 12. Both the new cases are Vietnamese nationals from the northern province [...]
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Debt payment for urban railway to proceed despite ongoing delay

08-Feb-2020 Intellasia | The SaigonTimes | 6:02 AM

When a finished urban railway in Hanoi City is put into service remains unknown but Vietnam must pay a VND152 billion (US$6.5 million) debt for the project this year to the [...]
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Heineken Vietnam invests additional 70 million USD in Vung Tau factory

08-Feb-2020 Intellasia | VNA | 6:02 AM

The southern coastal province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau has recently allowed Heineken Vietnam BreweryVung Tau JSC to increase its investment capital from 312.5 million USD to 381.3 [...]
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Tourism revenue in Hanoi in January rises despite epidemic outbreak

08-Feb-2020 Intellasia | HanoiTimes | 6:02 AM

Statistics showed that some travel companies in the city suffered losses due to the pandemic. Although tourism in the first month of 2020 experienced considerable fluctuation [...]
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Vietnam among world’s fastest growing travel destinations in 2019

08-Feb-2020 Intellasia | VNA | 6:02 AM

Vietnam was ranked seventh among the world’s 20 fastest growing travel destinations in 2019, according to the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO). In [...]
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Vietnamese firms attend Fruit Logistica 2020

08-Feb-2020 Intellasia | VOV | 6:02 AM

Nine Vietnamese vegetable and fruit processing businesses are showcasing their products at the Fruit Logistica 2020, the world’s leading fresh produce industry event [...]
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Authority urges close watch of export at border gates with China

08-Feb-2020 Intellasia | VNA | 6:02 AM

The Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Agency of Foreign Trade has urged for a close watch of the export of Vietnamese farm produce, particularly fruits and aquatic [...]
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Thousands of tour guides in HCM City benched as coronavirus outbreak spreads

08-Feb-2020 Intellasia | The SaigonTimes | 6:02 AM

Thousands of tour guides in HCM City have been left with nothing to do as local and international tourists have canceled their tours for fears of a new coronavirus. The [...]
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Sustainability reporting helps firms bolster competitiveness

08-Feb-2020 Intellasia | VOV | 6:02 AM

Sustainability reporting is proving a compelling comparative advantage, helping firms to participate in the global supply chain while enhancing their competitiveness and [...]
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