Archive for August 26th, 2020

Rohingya hold ‘silent protest’ on anniversary of exodus to Bangladesh

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

Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh held a “silent protest” on Tuesday to mark the third anniversary of clashes between Rohingya insurgents and Myanmar [...] » More

Canada aids Vietnam in boosting food safety

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

A food safety project funded by the Canadian government will be deployed in HCM City, Hanoi and some other parts of the country by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural [...] » More

Vietnamese goods exhibition centre inaugurated in Thailand

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

The Vietnamese Goods Exhibition Centre at VT-Namnueng shopping mall was inaugurated at the Thai northeastern province of Udon Thani on Sunday. Speaking at the ceremony, the [...] » More

Cen Land makes it on Forbes Asia’s Best Under a Billion

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

Century Land JSC (HSX: CRE, Cen Land) is one of six Vietnamese companies in Forbes Asia’s Best Under a Billion list, which highlights the 200 leading public companies [...] » More

Central business streets deserted in Hanoi, but retail premises still expensive

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

The social distancing in Hanoi has been removed for three months, but many shops on large streets in the central business district (CBD) remain deserted. Hue and Hang Bai [...] » More

Korea’s internet giant Naver ventures further into Vietnam

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

Naver, one of South Korea’s biggest technology companies, on August 20 officially signed a cooperation agreement with Vietnam’s Posts Telecommunications Institute [...] » More

Century-old ferry terminal in Dong Thap shut down

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

The century-old Cao Lanh Ferry Terminal in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap, which crosses the Tien River, connecting Cao Lanh City and the Lap Vo District of Dong Thap [...] » More

Tan Hiep Phat hit hard for over-promoting products

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

Local soft-drink maker Tan Hiep Phat has come under heavy fire due to a string of PR articles promoting the unverified property that its products prevent COVID-19. As people [...] » More

COVID-19 pandemic fuels global demand for ‘cobots’ in health sector

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

Denmark-based collaborative robots (cobots) manufacturer, Universal Robots, has advised business leaders in Vietnam to leverage robotic automation in response to COVID-19 [...] » More

Garco 10 accesses foreign credit to make anti-COVID-19 products

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

Standard Chartered announced on August 24 that the Garment 10 Corporation JSC (Garco 10) has become the latest to benefit from its global financing commitment of 1 billion [...] » More

UNIQLO announces expansion in Hanoi with two new stores

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

Japanese global clothes retailer UNIQLO on Monday announced the location of its next two stores in Hanoi. Set to open later this year in autumn and winter, the stores will be [...] » More

Mid-Autumn Festival 2020: Mondelez Kinh Do introduces new disruptive innovations beyond traditional recipes

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

This year, Mondelez Kinh Do brings back the beauty of Mid-Autumn Festival with its latest mooncake campaign “Finely crafted, to keep your story alive”. As a [...] » More

Quang Nam tourism holds webinars to motivate businesses, employees

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

The Quang Nam Tourism Association will host more than 20 webinars about the tourism industry on Facebook live weekly to help businesses and employees improve their knowledge [...] » More

The Reverie Saigon markets exquisitely designed mooncakes

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

The Reverie Saigon is presenting exquisitely-designed collections of mooncakes to commemorate the Mid-Autumn Festival. The stunning boxes are inspired by the imagery of the [...] » More

Hospitality turns heads of Japanese investors

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

While tourism and hospitality are brought low by the COVID-19 pandemic, this is a good time for foreign investors, including Japanese ones to stock up on hotels going on sale [...] » More