Archive for April, 2020

Virus and strict laws hurt beer sales

01-Apr-2020 Intellasia | VNS | 6:02 AM

Brewery companies have lowered their profit targets due to a severe drop in sales consumption caused by COVID-19 and strict new penalties for drink drivers. “Beer firms [...] » More

Trains suspended between HCM City, Nha Trang/Hanoi

01-Apr-2020 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:02 AM

SNT1/2 trains between HCM City and Nha Trang and SE7/8 north-south trains will stop operating from today, March 30, until further notice to fight the spread of the [...] » More

Toyota Motor Vietnam suspends vehicle production

01-Apr-2020 Intellasia | VNS | 6:02 AM

Toyota Motor Vietnam (TMV) suspended vehicle production on Monday. Production resumption will depend on the outbreak situation, market demand, supply chain situation, stocks [...] » More

Companies request cheaper power to overcome coronavirus impacts

01-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Vnexpress | 6:02 AM

Businesses are proposing a reduction in power prices to help them overcome challenges brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic. The HCM City People’s Committee had [...] » More

Ba Ria-Vung Tau proposes upgrading Con Dao airport

01-Apr-2020 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:02 AM

Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province has asked the prime minister for approval to upgrade Co Ong Airport on Con Dao Island and add Ho Tram airport to a list of projects to be developed [...] » More

VN healthcare market, a big draw for investors, foreign and local

01-Apr-2020 Intellasia | VNS | 6:02 AM

Last year, VinaCapital’s flagship fund, Vietnam Opportunity Fund (VOF), invested $25 million in a private hospital operator, Tam Tri Medical Joint Stock Company. The [...] » More

Food processing firms step up production, focus on safety measures for workers

01-Apr-2020 Intellasia | VNS | 6:02 AM

Food processing firms in HCM City have stepped up production to meet demand while also enhancing safety measures for their staff amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Vissan has [...] » More

Business establishment surges in Q1 despite COVID-19

01-Apr-2020 Intellasia | VNS | 6:02 AM

Up to 29,700 new firms were established in Vietnam in the first quarter of this year with total registered capital of more than VND351 trillion (US$15 billion), up 4.4 per [...] » More

HEINEKEN Vietnam set to have new managing director

01-Apr-2020 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:02 AM

Alexander Koch, currently commercial director of HEINEKEN Vietnam, will succeed Jacco van der Linden as managing director of the company in June. Koch joined HEINEKEN as [...] » More

VNPT & MobiFone receive broadband service awards

01-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Bizhub | 6:02 AM

The Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) has been honoured in the category for the best-fixed broadband service in Vietnam at the World Mobile Broadband and ISP [...] » More

Online FMCG shopping surges amid Covid-19

01-Apr-2020 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:02 AM

Online shopping for fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) has surged as people have refrained from going out amid the Covid-19 outbreak, leading to a triple-digit online FMCG [...] » More

Hanoi, HCM City deny entry to over-nine-seater vehicles

01-Apr-2020 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:02 AM

Hanoi and HCM City today, March 30, began denying entry to vehicles with over nine seats until April 15 to stop the spread of the coronavirus. According to an urgent dispatch [...] » More

Thai energy firm to invest $457 million in Vietnam solar farms

01-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Vnexpress | 6:02 AM

Thailand’s Super Energy Corporation has announced it will invest $457 million in four solar power plants in southern Vietnam. The company said in a recent statement [...] » More

Domestic airlines reduce flight frequency to fight COVID-19

01-Apr-2020 Intellasia | VNS | 6:02 AM

The Ministry of Transport green-lit the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam’s proposal to limit domestic flights from Hanoi and HCM City to other cities and provinces [...] » More

Newspaper suspended after reporter tests positive for Covid-19

01-Apr-2020 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:02 AM

Vietnam News, which is Vietnam News Agency’s English-language daily, will suspend publication of its print edition for 16 days, starting from March 31, as one of its [...] » More