Archive for August 25th, 2020

Sultan of Selangor concerned over corruption involving enforcement personnel

25-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

The Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah, has expressed concern over cases of corruption and power abuse involving government enforcement personnel, particularly [...] » More

Police probing three reports over Slim by-election campaign

25-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

The police are looking into three reports in relation to the Slim state by-election a paint-sprayed poster of a candidate, an alleged fake news on social media and the [...] » More

Uproar in Dewan Rakyat during finance ministry wind-up, Speaker boots out Beruas MP

25-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

An uproar in Dewan Rakyat today during the afternoon session led to an Opposition MP being ejected from the House after he thrice refused to take his seat as ordered by [...] » More

Small businesses in emerging Asia need more support to survive coronavirus fallout, International Finance Corporation says

25-Aug-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Micro, small and medium-sized businesses remain some of the hardest hit in Asia-Pacific from the coronavirus pandemic and will need additional support as the regional economy [...] » More

Vietnam zoo turns to donations, growing food to survive pandemic

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

As visitor numbers slump during the pandemic, Vietnam’s oldest zoo has scrambled to survive, such as holding fundraising drives, cutting pay and growing fruit and [...] » More

Ping An’s OneConnect fintech arm expects flurry of deals in Southeast Asia as Covid-19 spurs shift to digital banking

25-Aug-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

OneConnect Financial Technology, a cloud-based fintech platform controlled by Ping An Insurance (Group), expects to see “accelerated growth” in Southeast Asia as [...] » More

Vietnam seeks tighter control over Facebook, Google ads

25-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Vnexpress | 6:02 AM

A proposed amendment to a government decree on advertising will require international advertising service providers to block and remove illegal contents when demanded by [...] » More

460-tonne valves installed at HCM City’s anti-flooding project

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

Two colossal tidal valves weighing 460 tonnes in total were installed at the Cay Kho floodgate in HCM City’s Nha Be District, part of the VND10 trillion anti-flooding [...] » More

Controversy over investment cost estimate at Quy Nhon Port

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

Vietnam Association of Financial Investors (VAFI) has repeatedly sent documents to competent authorities, charging that the investment cost estimate of the project of [...] » More

EVFTA obligations can brew up coffee success

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

Bolstered by the growing demand in the EU, Vietnam’s coffee industry has a major opportunity to capture a bigger market share on the European continent. Tran Van Thinh, [...] » More

Foreign firms optimistic about Vietnam’s economic recovery

25-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Nhan Dan | 6:02 AM

Foreign corporate executives remain optimistic about Vietnam’s economic prospects despite the new COVID-19 outbreak that prompted the imposition of social distancing in [...] » More

Vietnam aiming for a transparent and legal wood industry

25-Aug-2020 Intellasia | VNS | 6:02 AM

Vietnam is aiming to build a transparent and legal wood industry to support exports of timber products and bolster the domestic timber manufacturing industry. The need [...] » More

Radiant bridge in Tra Su cajuput forest opened for tourists

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

On the occasion of the 132nd birthday of late President Ton Duc Thang (August 20), the 75th anniversary of the August Revolution and the National Holiday (September 2), and [...] » More

Danang Field Hospital officially opens

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

The Danang Committee for Disease Control (Danang CDC) on August 22 officially opened the Danang City Field Hospital designed for treating Covid-19 patients. Temporarily [...] » More

Phan Thiet-Dau Giay Expy set to break ground next month

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

As site clearance work on the 99-kilometer-long Phan Thiet-Dau Giay Expressway achieves completion, work on the project is scheduled to begin in September this year. The [...] » More