Archive for February 14th, 2020

Coronavirus fears drive tourists away from Can Tho

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

Up to 90 percent of tourists have canceled their tours to the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho due to fears of a new coronavirus, which emerged in the Chinese city of Wuhan late [...] » More

Businesses in HCM City strive to produce 2.5 million masks per day

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

Face masks production companies in HCM City have suffered the shortage of non-woven fabric materials to produce face masks amid the complicated developments of the novel [...] » More

Local airlines sustain coronavirus-triggered loss of VND10 trillion

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

Local carriers had incurred total losses of over VND10 trillion as of February 10, following the Vietnamese civil aviation authority’s flight ban to keep the threat of [...] » More

Covid-19 outbreak hurts German businesses in Vietnam

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

Nearly half of German companies thought measures taken by the Vietnamese government to restrict the virus are timely and represent their interests. Up to 76 percent of German [...] » More

Traders, exporters advised not to transport produce to northern border gates

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

As hundreds of container trucks loaded with farm produce are stuck at border gates and crossings between Vietnam and China, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development [...] » More

Vietnam denies entry of nearly 300 passengers on concern over Covid-19

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

The denial is in line with regulations on prevention of Covid-19 which has caused 15 infections in the country. Vietnamese authorities have denied the entry of nearly 300 [...] » More

First Smart Health and Education Operation Centers launched in Vietnam

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

With current technology, the Smart Health Operation centre can connect local experts, doctors and more than 100 hospitals in 12 countries around the world for healthcare [...] » More

Vietnam to terminate 2G service by 2022: minister

14-Feb-2020 Intellasia | TuoitreNews | 6:02 AM

Vietnam will shut down all 2G services from January 1, 2022 under a roadmap planned out by the Ministry of Information and Communications, minister Nguyen Manh Hung said on [...] » More

Investment in Vietnam-based start-ups grows sharply in 2019: Cento Ventures

14-Feb-2020 Intellasia | VNS | 6:02 AM

Investment in Vietnam-based start-ups grew sharply in 2019, according to Singapore-headquartered venture capital firm Cento Ventures. In the report ‘Southeast Asia Tech [...] » More

Vietnam Airlines to lease out A321s, A350-900, B787-9/10s

14-Feb-2020 Intellasia | VIR | 6:02 AM

Vietnam Airlines JSC (VNA) is planning to lease out (dry lease, damplease or ACMI lease) narrow body aircraft (A321s) or wide body aircraft A350-900 or B787-9/10s. Vietnam [...] » More

Work on Phan Thiet Airport to begin in 2020

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

Work on Phan Thiet Airport, which will be used for both civil and military purposes, in the south central province of Binh Thuan is set to begin in 2020. According to the [...] » More

Fruit, vegetable segment needs revamp: agriculture minister

14-Feb-2020 Intellasia | VNS | 6:02 AM

The fruit and vegetable farming segment needs to restructure production, enhance linkages among stakeholders in the value chain and invest in modern processing plants, [...] » More

Restaurants, bars idle as coronavirus keeps revellers at bay

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

With homebound customers opting to avoid contracting the new deadly coronavirus, many popular food street across Hanoi are left empty. Running a restaurant on Tong Duy Tan [...] » More

Coronavirus impact sends international tourist arrivals to Vietnam tumbling

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

Vietnam is forecast to welcome some 644,000 international tourists in the first quarter of the year, falling by roughly 800,000 arrivals compared with the previous quarter [...] » More

Stock market briefs

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

Truong Hai Auto Corporation (THA) has raised VND2 trillion from a bond issue, fulfilling two-thirds of its full-year plan. The debt is inconvertible and the firm used its [...] » More