Archive for August 20th, 2020

Malaysia coast guard kill Vietnamese fisherman in S. China Sea clash

Malaysia coast guard kill Vietnamese fisherman in S. China Sea clash

20-Aug-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The Malaysian coast guard shot dead a Vietnamese fisherman whose boat tried to ram a patrol vessel in the South China Sea, an official said Monday. The incident took place [...] » More

Explainer: World Health Organization’s struggle for a global COVID-19 vaccine plan

20-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday urged countries to join a global pact aimed at ensuring less wealthy countries have access to COVID-19 vaccines, warning about [...] » More

Factbox: Three years on, Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh camps

20-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

August 25 marks the third anniversary of attacks by Rohingya Muslim insurgents that triggered military retaliation and led to the exodus from Buddhist-majority Myanmar over [...] » More

Vietnam deputy PM says COVID-19 outbreak to stay for a long time

Vietnam deputy PM says COVID-19 outbreak to stay for a long time

20-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Vietnam’s deputy prime minister Vu Duc Dam said on Tuesday that COVID-19 would stay in the country for a long time, adding that it would take at least a year for the [...] » More

‘We want our mountains back’: the fight over Burma’s marble hills

20-Aug-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Faces covered in white dust and chisels in hand, marble sculptors in Myanmar say the hills that have given them a livelihood for generations are disappearing, as large [...] » More

Vinh Phuc emerges as destination of choice for investors

20-Aug-2020 Intellasia | VNA | 6:02 AM

The northern province of Vinh Phuc has been a destination of choice for investors, both domestic and foreign, amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Representatives from the [...] » More

Ninh Thuan ordered to suspend renewable projects

20-Aug-2020 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:02 AM

After inspecting the approved renewable projects in the central province of Ninh Thuan, the government Inspectorate has urged the provincial government to work with investors [...] » More

Fostering Investment Attraction and Business Support

20-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Vietnam Business Forum | 6:02 AM

No matter how it is affected by the COVID-19 epidemic, authorities at all levels always place top priority on boosting investment promotion, improving the investment and [...] » More

Singaporean firms keen to partner with local enterprises on digital transformation

20-Aug-2020 Intellasia | VOV | 6:02 AM

With Vietnam possessing huge potential for development amid a strong digital transformation process, Singaporean technology firms are increasingly viewing the Vietnamese [...] » More

Co-working space believed to prosper after epidemic

20-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Vietnamnet | 6:02 AM

Covid-19 is one reason more businesses are choosing co-working spaces. Analysts predict big changes in working office models after the epidemic ends. Because of various [...] » More

COVID-19 pandemic causes disproportionate impacts on youth employment

20-Aug-2020 Intellasia | DTI News | 6:02 AM

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered a massive disruption of economies and labour markets with disproportionate impacts on youth employment in Asia and the Pacific, said a new [...] » More

Luxshare to boost employee numbers to begin iPhone manufacturing in Vietnam…

20-Aug-2020 Intellasia | VIR | 6:02 AM

Luxshare factories were found somewhat lacking in human resources capacity by Apple to begin iPhone manufacturing in Vietnam. A report of Apple insider stated that [...] » More

Kien Giang cracking down on illegal fishing

20-Aug-2020 Intellasia | VNA | 6:02 AM

The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang is identifying the measures needed to have the “yellow card” warning from the European Commission (EC) for illegal, [...] » More

‘Boss Thuy’ may be among top 50 Vietnamese billionaires

20-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Vietnamnet | 6:02 AM

Nguyen Duc Thuy, informally known as Boss Thuy, may be added to the list of the 50 richest billionaires in Vietnam after a transfer deal worth trillions of dong made late [...] » More

ITL Corporation completes acquisition of Sotrans Group

20-Aug-2020 Intellasia | VIR | 6:02 AM

Indo Trans Logistics (ITL) Corporation today announced the successful acquisition of South Logistics JSC (Sotrans Group), raising its ownership ratio to 97 per cent. Dang [...] » More