Malaysia Morning News For October 2

Malaysia Morning News For October 2

Johari: Govt has no plans to raise taxes in 2018 Budget The government is not planning to raise taxes in the 2018 Budget as it will burden the people currently dealing with the higher cost of living, said Second Finance Minister, Datuk Seri Johari Abdul Ghani. —The Borneo Post Govt increases aid to Sabah entrepreneurs […]

Cambodia Morning News For September 29

Cambodia Morning News For September 29

Uber and Grab take their ride on-demand battle to Cambodia Cambodia is set to become the newest battlefield for Uber and Grab’s ride on-demand battle after both companies expanded into the Southeast Asian country’s capital city Phnom Penh this week. — TechCrunch  China’s development greatly contributes to global economy, stability: Cambodia deputy PM Cambodian Deputy […]

Malaysia Morning News For September 29

Malaysia Morning News For September 29

UK-MALAYSIA TRADE GIVEN £2.75BN BOOST The UK Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Malaysia has pledged an extra £2.75bn in support to boost trade between the country and the UK. —Insider Media Limited TNB’s RM6bil Manjung 5 power plant switches on Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) has powered up its RM6bil coal-fired power plant, Manjung 5 at […]

Cambodia Morning News For September 28

Cambodia Morning News For September 28

Cambodia Bitcoin Payment Gateway Expected to Boost Cryptocurrency Use In a world of increasing uncertainty cryptocurrencies are proving to be an attractive alternate to a growing number of people over storing physical currency in bricks and mortar banks. The opening of Cambodia’s first bitcoin payment gateway is expected to see the number of people using […]

Malaysia Morning News For September 28

Malaysia Morning News For September 28

Malaysia Airlines to buy 35 wide-bodied planes Malaysia Airlines plans to buy 35 wide-bodied planes over the next year as part of a fleet restructuring to rebuild its premium business as it seeks to return to profitability by 2018, its CEO said Wednesday. —The Seattle Times Malaysia inks cross-border power deal with Thailand and Laos […]

Cambodia Morning News For September 27

Cambodia Morning News For September 27

Aviation a lynchpin for growth A new report by the world’s most prominent aviation industry organisations underscores the far-reaching economic benefits of aviation and the symbiotic links between air connectivity and tourism, estimating that aviation contributes $2.7 trillion to the world economy and provides 63 million jobs. —The Phnom Penh Post EuroCham firms wary over […]

Malaysia Morning News For September 27

Malaysia Morning News For September 27

MALAYSIA NOW 23RD IN LIST OF WORLD’S MOST COMPETITIVE ECONOMIES Malaysia has advanced two spots to 23th place out of 137 economies, consolidating its position among the world’s top 30 most competitive economies. —Malaysia Chronicle Rubber product exports to hit RM20 bln target The Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities expects rubber product exports to […]

Cambodia Morning News For September 26

Cambodia Morning News For September 26

Chinese-built biggest dam in Cambodia to start operation in November The 400-megawatt Lower Sesan II Hydropower Plant, which is Cambodia’s biggest hydropower dam so far, will start operation in November after almost four years of construction. —China Daily Minimum wage talks begin Members of the tripartite Labour Advisory Committee – composed of representatives of the […]

Malaysia Morning News For September 26

Malaysia Morning News For September 26

UK export credit agency support for trade with Malaysia doubles to over RM28b UK’s export credit agency, UK Export Finance (UKEF), has increased the support for bilateral trade with Malaysia by more than double to £5bil (RM28.35bil). —The Star Online Aviation groups urge governments to optimise industry benefits to catalyse US$2.7 trillion economic activity Governments […]

Cambodia Morning News For September 25

Cambodia Morning News For September 25

Visitor numbers grow over holiday fest Tourism numbers swelled by nearly 16 percent during this year’s Pchum Ben festival, according to the Ministry of Tourism, with officials crediting efforts to improve tourism infrastructure and the quality of services for the higher volume of both domestic and foreign tourists. —The Phnom Penh Post Cambodia leads way […]

Malaysia Morning News For September 25

Malaysia Morning News For September 25

Malaysia disassociates itself from ASEAN statement on Myanmar’s Rakhine state Malaysia on Sunday (Sep 24) said it “would like to disassociate itself” from a statement issued by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on the situation in Myanmar’s Rakhine state. —Channel News Asia No entry for foreigners going to Malaysia for beer fest and […]

Cambodia Morning News For September 22

Cambodia Morning News For September 22

Russia, Cambodia ink nuclear cooperation deal Russia’s Rosatom and Cambodia signed an intergovernmental cooperation agreement on nuclear energy for peaceful purposes in Vienna on Tuesday, on the sidelines of the 61st International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) General Conference, the Russian company announced. — AA U.S. Congressmen, Asean MPs, Express Concern Over Cambodia Crackdown The congressmen urged […]

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