Archive for September 17th, 2021

Burma court moves venue for secrets trial of Australian

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

A court in Myanmar has agreed to change the venue for the trial of an Australian economist and adviser to ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on charges of violating the [...] » More

Telstra aims to extend 5G coverage to 95pct of Australia by 2025

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

Australian telecom Telstra (TLS.AX) outlined a plan on Thursday, under which it aims to extend 5G coverage to 95 percent of the country by the end of 2025 and cut A$500 [...] » More

Binance battles regulatory headwinds as world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange seeks financial legitimacy

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

Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, is making a pivot to a licensed financial institution by rebuilding itself into a centralised business, as it [...] » More

Australian fires boosted C02 but also carbon-capturing algae: studies

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

Devastating Australian wildfires released twice as much climate-warming C02 than previously thought but also triggered vast algae blooms thousands of miles away that may have [...] » More

Burma anti-coup protesters attack more cell towers

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

Anti-coup protesters in Myanmar said Wednesday they had destroyed four military-owned communications towers over the last week, as demonstrators step up attacks on government [...] » More

Hanoi office market will see large changes after pandemic

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

The office market in Hanoi is experiencing many changes amid the COVID-19 pandemic in terms of rental prices, occupational profile and new demands for office spaces, [...] » More

Apartment prices rise in HCM City, Hanoi despite falling demand

17-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Vnexpress | 5:02 AM

Apartment prices rose by 9 percent year-on-year in August in HCM City and by 8 percent in Hanoi despite falling demand, according to a popular real estate listing website. [...] » More

E-pharmacy startup Medigo raises $1 million

17-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Vnexpress | 5:02 AM

E-pharmacy startup Medigo has received a $1 million investment from venture capital firm Touchstone Partners. The med-tech company, which helps users order medicine from [...] » More

Largest fishing port in south-central region reopens

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

Hon Ro fishing port in Nha Trang City of Khanh Hoa Province has resumed operations today, September 15, after over two months of suspension due to the impact of the latest [...] » More

IEREA 2021 First step of a long-term dialogue for Vietnam renewable energy auction

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

Vietnamese government agencies, policymakers, and relevant stakeholders have learnt about international experiences in renewable energy auctions, especially the selection of [...] » More

Vietnamese transaction value of economic concentration set to hit $7 bil by 2022

17-Sep-2021 Intellasia | VOV | 5:02 AM

The nation’s transaction value of economic concentration will be between $4.5 billion and $5 billion this year, with this figure likely to reach $7 billion by next [...] » More

EGATi has yet to get Thai government approval for Quang Tri 1 thermal power plant

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

The Thai government has yet to license EGAT International Co., Ltd (EGATi) the investor of Quang Tri 1 thermal power plant to invest in projects overseas, making construction [...] » More

INSEE Vietnam minimises risks and protects workers to maintain business operations

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

As the fourth wave of COVID-19 is rampaging across Vietnam, VIR’s Nguyen Thu talks with Insee Vietnam’s ECOCYCLE & Sustainable Development director Bruno Fux [...] » More

Foreign investors maintain confidence in Vietnam’s economy

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

Vietnam attracted 14 billion USD in foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first eight months of this year, only 2 percent lower than the same period last year, showing [...] » More

Consumers warned against buying Chinese mooncakes with no clear origin, quality

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

Mooncakes with no clear information about origin, manufacturer names or quality are being sold at surprisingly low prices. Consumers have been advised to be cautious when [...] » More