Archive for November 19th, 2020

Foreign workers with pink wristbands means Covid-19 screening done, says Health D-G, after photos go viral

19-Nov-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Two photos showing foreign workers wearing pink wristbands still working at a construction site which recently went viral, are of those who had undergone Covid-19 [...] » More

Special Covid-19 allowance only for eligible healthcare personnel, says health ministry sec-gen

19-Nov-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

The special Covid-19 allowance for healthcare personnel is given to only those performing duties to fight the pandemic, said Ministry of Health (MoH) secretary-general Datuk [...] » More

Parliament to discuss issues on undocumented migrants, religious sentiments today

19-Nov-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Efforts by the government in managing illegal immigrants and enforcement of laws pertaining to religious sentiments are among matters to be discussed at the Dewan Rakyat [...] » More

Analysis: Can first COVID-19 vaccines bring herd immunity? Experts have doubts

19-Nov-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Governments and officials are voicing hopes that COVID-19 vaccines could bring “herd immunity”, with some calculating that immunising just two-thirds of a [...] » More

Vietnam ready to take more active role in Asia Pacific amid RCEP signing: PwC

19-Nov-2020 Intellasia | Hanoi Times | 6:02 AM

Digitalisation will be a significant need for Vietnam to boost industrial competitiveness, enhance human capital, as well as keep up with regional and international [...] » More

Vietnam continues allowing 15-inch Macbook Pro on flights

19-Nov-2020 Intellasia | Tuoitre News | 6:02 AM

The 15-inch Macbook Pro models sold and produced between September 2015 and February 2017 will continue to be allowed on commercial flights on the condition that they have [...] » More

Multi-level marketing flourishes during the pandemic

19-Nov-2020 Intellasia | VIR | 6:02 AM

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic’s disruptive impact on retail and consumption, multi-level marketing (MLM) activities have been blossoming, with steady improvements in [...] » More

Vietnam a magnet for foreign investors: Russian expert

19-Nov-2020 Intellasia | VNA | 6:02 AM

Having the third most vibrant startup ecosystem in Southeast Asia, Vietnam has been a promising land for foreign investors, according to Sergey Sinitsyn from the Moscow State [...] » More

Chinese firms dominate industrial land investment: report

19-Nov-2020 Intellasia | Vnexpress | 6:02 AM

Chinese manufacturing companies accounted for 88 percent of $1.57 billion poured into Vietnam’s industrial parks in the first nine months, showing an increasing [...] » More

East-West Economic Corridor Fairs to open in Da Nang

19-Nov-2020 Intellasia | VNS | 6:02 AM

More than 220 businesses from Japan, Italy, South Africa, China, Indonesia, South Korea, Bulgaria, Thailand, Laos and Vietnam will promote trade and business links at the [...] » More

ADB, BIWASE sign deal to provide sustainable water service

19-Nov-2020 Intellasia | VNS | 6:02 AM

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Binh Duong Water Environment Joint Stock Company (BIWASE) recently signed an $8 million loan to expand the Tan Hiep Water Treatment Plant [...] » More

Vietnam small businesses most optimistic in Asia-Pacific about post-Covid recovery

19-Nov-2020 Intellasia | Vnexpress | 6:02 AM

Vietnamese small and medium-sized enterprises are the most optimistic in the Asia-Pacific region about the post-Covid-19 scenario, a survey has found. Seventy two percent of [...] » More

One Mount Group launches comprehensive proptech platform: OneHousing

19-Nov-2020 Intellasia | VNA | 6:02 AM

With technology being one of the greatest assets and financial solutions from partnership with Techcombank, One Mount Group officially launched OneHousing a proptech platform [...] » More

Vietnam to reduce dependence on FDI enterprises

19-Nov-2020 Intellasia | SGGP News | 6:02 AM

Vietnam is determined to develop the economy in depth and shorten the time it takes to become a country with a high average income. To achieve this goal, the external force [...] » More

Changes for Stronger, More Responsive Women Entrepreneurs

19-Nov-2020 Intellasia | Vietnam Business Forum | 6:02 AM

With four seminars featuring speakers who are famous experts, typical female entrepreneurs in Asean on solutions to support women-led businesses to actively adapt to the [...] » More