Myanmar Morning News For October 23

Myanmar Morning News For October 23

Myanmar expelled a North Korean diplomat earlier this year, UN report says Diplomat linked to company that is subject to both UN Security Council and US sanctions for involvement in exporting equipment related to ballistic missiles and conventional weapons — South China Morning Post Exclusive: Returning Rohingya may lose land, crops under Myanmar plans ohingya […]

Malaysia Morning News For October 23

Malaysia Morning News For October 23

Malaysia set to give RM4.2 million to Asean STI Partnership Fund Malaysia is set to give RM4.2 million to the Asean STI Partnership Fund to boost cooperation and development in science, technology and innovation (STI) among researchers, scientists and engineers in the region. — The Sun Daily Najib Says Malaysia Reserves at $100 Billion alaysia’s […]

Thailand English-language News for October 20

In Thailand English-language News for October 20, 2017, Newsline presenter Sandra Hanutsaha tells us about: 00:54 | Saowaree Aumpasuwan, director of the Administration System Development Group (ASDG) has provided guidelines on what those attending the royal funeral can and can not do, wear, or take to the event. 03:35 | Glyn T Davies, US ambassador to Thailand, has […]

Myanmar Morning News For October 20

Myanmar Morning News For October 20

Government to borrow K1 trillion from CBM to fund budget deficit The government has requested for a loan of more than K1 trillion from the Central Bank of Myanmar (CBM) to fund the budget deficit for the 2017-18 fiscal year. The request was submitted to the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw on October 17. — Myanmar Times UNICEF: […]

Malaysia Morning News For October 20

Malaysia Morning News For October 20

MIDA: Malaysia gets RM65.4b approved investments in 1H2017 Approved investments in services, manufacturing and primary sectors for first 6 months, drop 28.2% from 91.2b rgt in same period last year, Malaysian Investment Development Authority says in emailed statement. — New Straits Times Najib unveils Malaysia’s digital ‘to-do list’ to propel digital initiatives implementation Prime Minister […]

Myanmar Morning News For October 19

Myanmar Morning News For October 19

Rohingya crisis: Tillerson says US holds Myanmar military responsible for violent crackdown US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the United States holds Myanmar’s military leadership responsible for its harsh crackdown on the Rohingya Muslim minority. — ABC/ Reuters EU to review defence cooperation with Myanmar The European Union will review all practical defence cooperation […]

Malaysia Morning News For October 19

Malaysia Morning News For October 19

Singapore commuters fueling growth in Malaysia’s Johor During morning rush hour, long lines of cars and motorbikes in this southern state snake toward the Johor Strait, where they can cross into Singapore. In the evening, when workers make their way back to Malaysia, a major bottleneck forms in Singapore. — Nikkei Asian Review Axiata and […]

Myanmar Morning News For October 18

Myanmar Morning News For October 18

The Latest: Amnesty says Myanmar killed 100s of Rohingya Amnesty International says Myanmar security forces killed at least hundreds of people during a systematic campaign to expel Rohingya Muslims. — ABC News No progress on aid, refugee return in UN-Myanmar talks A senior UN official on Tuesday returned empty-handed from five days of talks in […]

Malaysia Morning News For October 18

Malaysia Morning News For October 18

More Norwegian firms to invest in Malaysia, says envoy The number of Norwegian companies in Malaysia is expected to increase in the next two to three years from the existing 50 as Malaysia is seen as an important market for the Scandinavian country, especially in oil and gas (O & G) sector. — The Star […]

Myanmar Morning News For October 17

Myanmar Morning News For October 17

THAIBEV BUYS MYANMAR DISTILLERY CO. FOR S$1 BILLION ThaiBev, the Thailand-based spirits and beer maker, has bought a 75% stake in Myanmar Distillery Company (MDC), the producer of Myanmar’s whisky Crown Royal, and its supply chain, for S$1 billion (US£494.4m). — The Drink Business SMRT partners Japan, Myanmar firms to offer limousine service in Yangon […]

Malaysia Morning News For October 17

Malaysia Morning News For October 17

Malaysia’s MTD Capital seeks to build New Clark City gov’t center for P121.8B Malaysian firm MTD Capital Bhd has submitted to the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) an unsolicited proposal to build the 207-hectare New Clark City government center at a cost of P121.8 billion. —Inquirer.net Malaysian palm oil prices make further gains on […]

Myanmar Morning News For October 16

Myanmar Morning News For October 16

Agricultural sector makes up 0.51 pc of total FDI From 1988-1989 fiscal year until September this year, foreign direct investment (FDI) in the local agricultural sector exceeded US$380 million, which accounts for 0.51 per cent of total FDI, according to Directorate of Investment and Company Administration. — Eleven Myanmar RIL exits from overseas oil and […]

Malaysia Morning News For October 16

Malaysia Morning News For October 16

Malaysia to build field hospital for Rohingyas Malaysia has committed to build a field hospital in Cox’s Bazar with the aim of providing better health services for the Rohingya refugees who have fled persecution in the troubled Rakhine state of Myanmar. — Prothom Alo Budget 2018 to focus on well-being of rakyat The 2018 Budget, […]

Cambodia Morning News For October 13

Cambodia Morning News For October 13

Cambodia deports 74 Chinese arrested for telecom extortion scams Cambodia on Thursday deported 74 Chinese nationals wanted in China on suspicion of extorting money from people there over the internet and by telephone, Cambodian police said. — Reuters More airlines to vie for crowded skies At least five new passenger airlines are preparing to launch […]

Malaysia Morning News For October 13

Malaysia Morning News For October 13

No plans to have ambassador in North Korea: Malaysian foreign minister Malaysia has no plans to have an ambassador in Pyongyang after it recalled one earlier this year over tensions with North Korea, said Malaysia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Anifah Aman on Thursday (Oct 12). — Channel News Asia New Minimum Wage Policy For East […]

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