Malaysia Morning News For May 19

Malaysia Morning News For May 19

Celcom, Ericsson bring 5G to Malaysia The nation’s telecommunication technology is set to evolve into a whole new level when Celcom Axiata Bhd and Ericsson yesterday performed Malaysia’s first 5G trial. – Borneo Post/ Bernama Fonterra reopens Malaysian milk powder plant Fonterra has reopened its milk powder manufacturing plant in Malaysia following a NZ$7m (US$4.8m) […]

Indonesia Morning News For May 19

Indonesia Morning News For May 19

Indonesia And UAE Talk $5 Billion Energy Partnership Talks between Indonesia and the United Arab Emirates could bring the launch of a $5 billion energy project, according to news from a recent meeting between Indonesian President Joko Widodo and UAE Energy Minister Suhail Mohammed Faraj Al Mazrouei. – Oil Price Indonesia‘s Carmakers Take Aim at […]

Thailand Morning News For May 19

Thailand Morning News For May 19

Economist blames government for inefficient budget management THE GOVERNMENT’S move to increase the central fund demonstrates that state agencies are functioning poorly, said Sakon Waranyuwattana, dean of Thammasat University’s faculty of economics. – The Nation Thailand 4.0: Investing in Aviation and MRO Development 2017 is going to be an important year for Thailand’s future. The […]

Vietnam Morning News For May 18

Vietnam Morning News For May 18

Tax, customs policies remain roadblocks to Vietnamese enterprises While acknowledging the Government’s efforts in tax reforms, many enterprises say cumbersome tax and customs procedures are blunting the country’s advantage in low-price labour. Participants discussed this at a recent EuroCham workshop on changes in tax and customs regulations. – VIETNAMNET Bridge Citing growth, NA mulls oil […]

Lao Morning News For May 18

Lao Morning News For May 18

All children to have free healthcare in next three months The Ministry of Health has confirmed that children will receive free healthcare at government hospitals within the next three months. The initiative is aimed at encouraging more parents to take their sick children to hospital and reduce the high rate of mortality among children under […]

Malaysia Morning News For May 18

Malaysia Morning News For May 18

Dual passport holders lose Malaysian citizenship automatically Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said Tuesday that a Malaysian who holds dual citizenship will automatically lose his/her Malaysian citizenship, according to New Straits Times Online report on Wednesday. – Thai PBS Fight corruption at all levels From 2016 to last February, the Malaysian […]

Thailand Morning News For May 18

Thailand Morning News For May 18

Telecoms, media see profits slide LISTED telecom, media and entertainment firms reported a drop in first-quarter net profit even though some of them recorded revenue growth, as their costs rose from both network installation and higher licence fees. – The Nation State big data system en route The government plans to set up Thailand’s first […]

Indonesia Morning News For May 18

Indonesia Morning News For May 18

Indonesia’s carmakers take aim at Australian market When Indonesian President Joko Widodo met Toyota Indonesia vice president Warih Andang Tjahjono recently, one of the main topics of discussion was Indonesia’s export potential, with the country’s leader urging Toyota to try to ship more cars abroad. –Nikkei Asian Review Coal Exporters Should Fret as China, India […]

Cambodia Morning News For May 17

Cambodia Morning News For May 17

Chinese Companies to Develop New Cambodian Railways New railways stretching from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap, and to the Vietnamese border in the other direction, are to be built under new plans with backing from two Chinese companies. – The Cambodia Daily (paywall) AirAsia planning to set up low-cost carrier in Cambodia — report AirAsia Bhd […]

Philippines Morning News For May 17

Philippines Morning News For May 17

Bring it on, Duterte says on ICC case President Duterte has dared Magdalo Rep. Gary Alejano and Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV to “go ahead” with bringing a case against him in the International Criminal Court (ICC) for alleged human rights violations in connection with his war on drugs. – Philippine Daily Inquirer Philippine growth story […]

Vietnam Morning News For May 17

Vietnam Morning News For May 17

Central Bank approves BIDV bond issue of $900 million The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) recently permitted the Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV) to issue VND20 trillion (US$893 million) worth of bonds in 2017. – Viet Nam News bizhub Vietnam fuel group says customers should cough up for environment […]

Lao Morning News For May 17

Lao Morning News For May 17

Troops from Laos and Cambodia in Cross-Border Standoff over Road Construction Soldiers from Cambodia and Laos have been locked in a standoff across their shared border since February, in a spat that has seen troops on the ground accuse each other of incursions while the leaders of the two countries dismiss reports of friction. – […]

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