Lao Morning News For February 6

Lao Morning News For February 6

Remove unnecessary barriers to improve business climate, DPM says Lao Deputy Prime Minister Dr Sonexay Siphandone has urged the Ministry of Industry and Commerce to accelerate improvement of the business climate by cutting the number of days it takes to register a business. — Asia News Network Economic, trade ties between China, Laos developing healthily: […]

Myanmar Morning News For February 6

Myanmar Morning News For February 6

Genocide bad for business in Myanmar Myanmar is learning the hard way that accusations of ethnic cleansing and genocide are especially bad for business. — Asia Times Myanmar: 4 infographics on population, wealth, economy Recently opened to foreign business, Myanmar is emerging from decades of isolation to develop its economy and provide a better life […]

Australia Awards Scholarships for Indonesians Close April 30

Australia Awards Scholarships for Indonesians Close April 30

Indonesian students wanting to undertake postgraduate studies (Masters or PhD/Doctorate level) in Australia have until April 30 to submit their application for Australia Awards Scholarships (AAS), part of the Australian development cooperation program in Indonesia. Offered by the Australian government for over 60 years, the Australia Awards Scholarships in Indonesia has seen more than 11,500 […]

Myanmar Morning News For February 5

Myanmar Morning News For February 5

Tourist arrivals jumped by 18 per cent last year Last year, the tourism sector saw an 18-per-cent increase in tourist arrivals compared with the same period in 2016, said Myo Win Nyunt, director of the Department of Hotels and Tourism.The country saw 3.44 million tourist arrivals last year, a bit below the predicted 3.5 million. […]

Myanmar Morning News For February 1

Myanmar Morning News For February 1

Reuters reporters arrested in Myanmar due to appear in court Two Reuters journalists accused of violating Myanmar’s colonial-era Official Secrets Act are due in court on Thursday (Feb 1) as the prosecution presents more witnesses, while a defence lawyer has said the judge will rule on a bail request. — The Straits Times Myanmar bets […]

Lao Morning News For February 1

Lao Morning News For February 1

US slaps sanctions on Laos Golden Triangle ‘casino’ in bid to break up narco-empire The U.S. Treasury Department has slapped sanctions on a gambling empire hacked from the Laotian jungle which it said was involved in drug, human and wildlife trafficking and child prostitution. — Channel News Asia Govt resolves illegal import of thousands of […]

Lao Morning News For January 31

Lao Morning News For January 31

Hungary provides US$160 million loan for three projects The government of Hungary has provided a loan of more than US$160 million to support three projects in Laos.The loan agreement was signed yesterday in Vientiane between Deputy Minister of Finance Mrs Thipphakone Chanthavongsa, Deputy Director of the Hungarian Export-Import Bank Ms Nemedi-Varga, and Director of the […]