Myanmar Morning News For December 6

Myanmar Morning News For December 6

Myanmar’s foreign trade hits over 16 bln USD in 1st half of FY 2017-2018 Myanmar’s foreign trade hit 16.3 billion U.S. dollars in the first half of fiscal year 2017-2018 which started in April, but suffered a trade deficit of 1.86 billion U.S. dollars, the official Global New Light of Myanmar reported Tuesday. — Xinhua […]

Malaysia Morning News For December 6

Malaysia Morning News For December 6

Malaysia to use QR codes to ensure authenticity of Musang King durians The Malaysian government will be introducing Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) technology in the future to identify and differentiate Musang King durians from other varieties. — Channel News Asia Pharmaniaga to spend RM100m to develop halal and cost effective vaccines Pharmaceutical player Pharmaniaga Bhd will […]

Myanmar Morning News For December 5

Myanmar Morning News For December 5

Export income through Myanmar’s border gates reaches US$3.13 billion Export income through Myanmar’s border gates from 1st April to 24th November in the current Fiscal Year reached US$3.13 billion which is an increase of $126 million a against similar period last FY, state media reported. — Mizzima Golden Myanmar Business Exchange plans $5 million data […]

Malaysia Morning News For December 5

Malaysia Morning News For December 5

RM300 million more needed to boost tourism, says Nazri The tourism and culture ministry is seeking another RM300 million from the government to boost Malaysia’s tourism industry, especially to woo tourists from India and China. — Free Malaysia Today MAHB’s Turkey airport wooing Malaysian Airlines The Istanbul Sabiha Gokchen International Airport (ISG), operated and owned […]

Malaysia Morning News For December 4

Malaysia Morning News For December 4

Malaysia agrees to extend oil output cut to end of 2018 Malaysia will continue to cut oil production by 20,000 barrels a day until Dec 31, 2018, as agreed at the 3rd Opec and Non-Opec ministerial meeting held in Vienna, Austria, on Nov 30, 2017, in accordance with the decision to extend the “Declaration of […]

Myanmar Morning News For December 4

Myanmar Morning News For December 4

Myanmar Is Using Trump’s “Fake News” Catchphrase To Deny The Existence Of Rohingya People The term “fake news” is a nearly constant fixture in the American lexicon these days. — Bustle Commentary: Amid global criticism on the Rohingya crisis, Myanmar finds a friend in China As the United States and the United Nations grow critical […]

Philippines Morning News For December 4

Philippines Morning News For December 4

US to export $3 B worth of agricultural goods to PH in 2018 As it sees its total agricultural exports going up to US$140 billion in 2018, the United States is expecting the Philippines to eat up a 2-percent share anew in its agriculture exports for next year. — Minila Bulletin Adamson U Grabs 2017 […]

Myanmar Morning News For December 1

Myanmar Morning News For December 1

Israel says it stopped selling weapons to Myanmar months ago The Foreign Ministry stated categorically on Thursday that it was no longer selling weapons to Myanmar, which has been accused of ethnic cleansing, amid an international outcry against the arms sales. — The Times of Israel Myanmar’s awful schools are a drag on the economy—and […]

Malaysia Morning News For December 1

Malaysia Morning News For December 1

Malaysia parliament removes mandatory death penalty for drug offenders Malaysian lawmakers voted on Thursday (Nov 30) to remove the mandatory death penalty for drug offences, giving judges full power to decide sentences of drug offenders. — Channel News Asia Malaysia promotes role as gateway to region’s economy The Malaysian government is urging foreign businesses to […]

Myanmar Morning News For November 30

Myanmar Morning News For November 30

Thailand invests in facilities to raise border trade with Myanmar At the seventh Asian Logistics and Maritime Conference in Hong Kong last week, Arkhom Termpittayapaisith, Thailand’s Minister for Transport, said that Thailand is in the process of developing a deep-sea port in Laem Chabang and that the three ports – Laem Chabang Port, Map Ta […]

Malaysia Morning News For November 30

Malaysia Morning News For November 30

Malaysia among economies gaining from booming electronics exports in AsiaPac Malaysia is among the select economies, including Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan, to benefit from the booming electronics export activities in Asia Pacific, according to S&P Global Ratings. — The Edge Markets UAE daily rates Malaysia among top 10 for medical tourism A […]

Myanmar Morning News For November 29

Myanmar Morning News For November 29

Myanmar’s Rohingya Crisis Opens Door for China to Regain Influence When U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson deployed the term “ethnic cleansing” to condemn Myanmar’s campaign against Rohingya Muslims last week, the country’s army chief was paying a visit on old friends somewhere else: China. — The Wall Street Journal Pope Francis urges respect for […]