Archive for August 28th, 2020

Worst-Hit Southeast Asian Nation Risks Losing in Vaccine Race

28-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

The Philippines is trying to secure access to a vaccine in development against COVID-19 as it battles the worst outbreak in Southeast Asia. But though other regional [...] » More

Investment funds eye hotels in debt in Vietnam

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

The ailing hospitality industry triggered by the coronavirus pandemic has plunged a number of hotel owners into hardship but has led to an increasing number of groups and [...] » More

Intel plans to expand operations in HCM City

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

US-based technology corporation Intel plans to increase investment and expand its operations in HCM City, Intel Products Vietnam (IPV) general director Kim Huat Ooi stated [...] » More

Farmers in An Giang reap bumper rice crop

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

Though severely affected by climate change, the Mekong Delta province of An Giang nonetheless earned handsome profits from the recent summer-autumn rice crop, with local [...] » More

The Secret Con Dao opens

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

The Secret Con Dao Hotel has officially opened on Con Dao Island in the southern coastal province of Ba Ria Vung Tau. It is the first hotel owned and managed by AKYN, an [...] » More

Long An strives to have 3,000 ha of dragon fruit farms under VietGAP

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

The Mekong Delta province of Long An has set a target to have 5,000 ha of dragon fruit farms in its Chau Thanh district applying high technology by 2025, of which 3,000 ha [...] » More

Transport Ministry asked to complete Noi Bai airport expansion plan this year

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

Deputy prime minister Trinh Dinh Dung has asked the Ministry of Transport to submit a plan over the expansion of the Noi Bai International Airport to the government this [...] » More

PetroVietnam and Honda missing from list of prestigious exporters for 2019

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

PetroVietnam and Honda were not mentioned in the list of prestigious exporters for 2019 published by the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT). 268 exporters from 25 [...] » More

Jica-supported startup programme helps Vietnam draw more investment

28-Aug-2020 Intellasia | Hanoi Times | 6:02 AM

Vietnam’s startup ecosystem is thriving thanks to the market size of its economy. Vietnam is the first beneficiary in Southeast Asia of a startup acceleration programme [...] » More

E-commerce buyers worry about substandard products

28-Aug-2020 Intellasia | SGGP News | 6:02 AM

A survey conducted by the E-commerce and Digital Economy Agency (IDEA) under the Ministry of Industry and Trade showed that 83 percent of e commerce buyers out of respondents [...] » More

Nguyen Kim donates equipment to hospitals in central region, laptops to poor students

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

Thai-owned electronics retailer Nguyen Kim has donated equipment to hospitals in Da Nang and Quang Nam Province to support their hospital cleansing plan and gifted laptops to [...] » More

Work starts on Ca Na Sea Port Complex

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

Construction began on the first phase of the Ca Na Sea Port Complex project in the south-central province of Ninh Thuan on Tuesday (August 25). The first phase of the [...] » More

Malaysian investor presence intensifies

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

Buoyed by Vietnam’s huge potential and visible growth, Malaysian investors are keen to beef up investment activities in Vietnam. Tan Sri Dr Lim Wee Chai, executive [...] » More

Hotel sector’s long-term outlook remains positive: CBRE

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

Though the second wave of COVID-19 dashed hopes for quick tourism recovery in 2020, real estate services firm CBRE Vietnam believed the industry’s long-term outlook [...] » More

German businesses eyeing Vietnam

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

Authorities in the German city of Hamburg and German businesses in general have expressed their interest in the potential the Vietnamese market holds and their belief that [...] » More