Archive for September 11th, 2021

Australian woman charged over fake coup plot

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 5:02 AM

Australian police on Friday said they had charged a woman for her alleged role in a coup hoax that featured a fake recording of the police chief calling for the government to [...] » More

Majority Of Asean Countries Working To Restart Tourism

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Zafigo | 5:02 AM

The global tourism industry came to a halt in 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic. With vaccines roll-outs in the Asean region finally picking up speed, there is hope [...] » More

Vietnam to reopen resort island to foreign tourists to boost economy

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Vietnam plans to reopen the beach-fringed island of Phu Quoc to foreign tourists from next month, authorities said, as the country looks at ways to revive an economy [...] » More

Goldman Sachs hires ousted McKinsey head Kevin Sneader for top Asia-Pacific role

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

Goldman Sachs said on Thursday that it had hired Kevin Sneader, the former top executive at consulting firm McKinsey & Co who was ousted earlier this year, as its new [...] » More

Rights experts express regret over Burma uprising call

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | The Independent | 5:02 AM

Several prominent former UN human rights experts expressed regret Wednesday that a leading resistance organisation in Myanmar has called for a nationwide armed uprising [...] » More

European investors warn of shift away from Vietnam over restrictions

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

More European investors in Vietnam are considering relocating projects elsewhere if the country’s coronavirus restrictions continued for much longer, the European [...] » More

Australia’s daily COVID-19 cases near 2,000 as Delta gains ground

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Australia’s COVID-19 daily cases topped 1,900 for the first time in the pandemic on Friday as an outbreak fuelled by the highly infectious Delta variant continued to [...] » More

European businesses have no intention to leave Vietnam: EuroCham

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Hanoi Times | 5:02 AM

European businesses still hold high hopes for Vietnam’s prospects. The current Covid-19 outbreak and restriction measures have forced 18 percent of orders from European [...] » More

HCM City allows supermarkets, convenience stores to reopen, but only two districts permit in-person shopping

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | VNS | 5:02 AM

Supermarkets, convenience stores and food stores, as well as online delivery services, in HCM City will be allowed to operate from 6am to 9pm daily beginning September 9 [...] » More

Food prices in Vietnam the cheapest in Southeast Asia.

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Vietnamnet | 5:02 AM

According to a report by iPrice, grocery prices in Vietnam are among the cheapest in Southeast Asia after comparing prices for groceries in Southeast Asia from Numbeo. Items [...] » More

NA Chair: Vietnam sets sight on rapid, sustainable development

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | VNA | 5:02 AM

Vietnam sets sight on rapid and sustainable socio-economic development with a long-term vision to 2030 and 2045, National Assembly Chair Vuong Dinh Hue told a Vietnam Belgium [...] » More

Vietnamese households to spend more on food

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | VNS | 5:02 AM

The average Vietnamese household will spend 20.8 per cent of their total household budget on food in 2025, marginally increasing from 20.1 per cent in 2005, according to [...] » More

Requirements for travel firms to receive international visitors to Phu Quoc

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 5:02 AM

The local tourism industry is expected to pilot welcoming international tourists to the Phu Quoc Island City in the Mekong Delta in six months starting this October, and has [...] » More

Firms to pursue dual-target strategy

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | VNS | 5:02 AM

Vietnamese firms are to continue with the country’s dual-target strategy, which consists of a number of measures to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus while at [...] » More

Foreign e-commerce platforms surpass local rivals in e-commerce ranking

11-Sep-2021 Intellasia | VIR | 5:02 AM

The ranking of e-commerce businesses in Vietnam is changing during the pademic with Shopee taking the lead, followed by Lazada, Tiki, and Sendo. According to a study [...] » More