Myanmar Morning News For December 14

Myanmar Morning News For December 14

Aung San Suu Kyi has Freedom of Dublin award revoked Dublin councillors have voted to revoke an award given to Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi to protest her handling of violence against Rohingya Muslims in her country, Irish media reported. — The Guardian Myanmar to introduce new companies Law next year Myanmar authorities will […]

Malaysia Morning News For December 14

Malaysia Morning News For December 14

Malaysian party calls for boycott of products linked to Israel over Jerusalem issue A Malaysian party said on Wednesday (Dec 13) it will launch a campaign to urge businesses and the public to boycott products with links to Israel, in light of the United States’ recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. — Channel News Asia […]

Myanmar Morning News For December 13

Myanmar Morning News For December 13

US business chiefs scope out Myanmar deals A team of 37 executives from 14 leading US companies met with representatives of the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chamber of Commerce and Industry (UMFCCI) at the latter’s office last week to deepen bilateral economic relations and to seek new joint ventures with local firms. — Eleven […]

Malaysia Morning News For December 13

Malaysia Morning News For December 13

Elections won’t change stable business climate in Malaysia: Treasury Secretary-General Entrepreneurs need not worry about how Malaysia’s looming elections will affect the business environment as it is a stable country with a stable government and “nothing will change”, Treasury Secretary-General Irwan Serigar told Channel NewsAsia on Tuesday (Dec 12). — Channel News Asia Malaysian development […]

Myanmar Morning News For December 12

Myanmar Morning News For December 12

Exclusive: Myanmar to delay law that would have allowed more foreign investment Myanmar will delay a long-awaited reform that would open the door further to foreign investment, two officials told Reuters, a move likely to disappoint cash-starved businesses amid growing doubts over the management of the economy by the country’s leader, Aung San Suu Kyi. […]

Malaysia Morning News For December 12

Malaysia Morning News For December 12

Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand seek to boost local currency settlement The central banks of Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand launched a framework on Monday aimed at increasing direct settlement of transactions in their local currencies to reduce the current dependence on the U.S. dollar. — Reuters Jacobs Douwe Egberts bids $361 mln for Malaysia’s OldTown coffee […]

Myanmar Morning News For December 11

Myanmar Morning News For December 11

Can an economic corridor hold the solution to the Rohingya crisis China proposed the construction of a Y-shaped China-Myanmar Economic Corridor. The plan will deepen the bilateral cooperation between China and Myanmar. — Asean Today Rohingya Activist: ‘Rohingya Are Not Safe Anywhere’ The U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution this week condemning “the ethnic […]

Malaysia Morning News For December 11

Malaysia Morning News For December 11

Malaysia’s oil and gas players facing problems getting financing Banks have been more cautious in their lending to the oil and gas (O&G) sector in recent years, forcing some to venture abroad, a report in The Edge Malaysia said. — Free Malaysia Today United Nations Adopts Malaysia’s Resolution Of Moderation Malaysia created history at the […]

Myanmar Morning News For December 8

Myanmar Morning News For December 8

Newly launched UNESCO mobile app empower Myanmar’s agricultural sector with information UNESCO Myanmar and local agri-tech startup Greenovator have launched an upgraded version of a mobile application that puts a wealth of development information of people working in the country’s agricultural sector. — Unesco Minimum wage could be coming next May The Ministry of Labour, […]

Malaysia Morning News For December 8

Malaysia Morning News For December 8

Malaysia to Build World’s FIRST Halal Vaccine Centre Malaysia continues to propel itself as a halal hub – most recently with plans to develop a halal-vaccine manufacturing centre. — Juice Malaysia-China initiative will enable both sides to jointly develop China-Asean cross-border trade MALAYSIA’S SuperAnt Technology Sdn Bhd and China’s public listed e-commerce service provider Eget […]

Myanmar Morning News For December 7

Myanmar Morning News For December 7

Myanmar Companies Act approved President U Htin Kyaw signed the Myanmar Companies Act at the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Wednesday, approving the most anticipated piece of legislation in the country this year. — Myanmar Times Over US$1.7bn worth of fuel imported in eight months Myanmar imported fuel worth more than US$1.7 billion within the first eight months […]

Malaysia Morning News For December 7

Malaysia Morning News For December 7

Malaysia’s Prime Minister Is Spending Billions To Win Back Voters In 2018 Elections In 2015, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak found himself in the middle of a controversy. It was alleged that Najib diverted money — close to $700 million — from the state-owned business development firm 1MDB into a personal account. Najib has denied […]