Malaysia Morning News For November 13

Malaysia Morning News For November 13

Malaysia’s 14th general election will take place within next 180 days: DPM Zahid Malaysia’s Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has announced that the general election will take place within the next 180 days, reported Malaysian Insight website. — The Straits Times (paywall) Malaysia’s largest power plant project to begin operations in 2021 Malaysia’s largest […]

Myanmar Morning News For November 10

Myanmar Morning News For November 10

Myanmar-ASEAN trade reaches 5.7 bln USD in first six months of FY 2017-2018 Trade between Myanmar and members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) reached 5.7 billion U.S. dollars in the first half of the current fiscal year 2017-2018, official Global New Light of Myanmar reported on Thursday. — Xinhua Net Burma Campaign […]

Malaysia Morning News For November 10

Malaysia Morning News For November 10

Post-Brexit, Malaysia stands ready to work with the UK Malaysia and the UK share an intertwined history. As the United Kingdom leaves the European Union (EU), opportunities for new global engagement will abound, including the opportunity for a closer and mutually beneficial relationship between our two countries. Southeast Asia is a fast-growing region of over […]

Myanmar Morning News For November 9

Myanmar Morning News For November 9

Myanmar warns U.N. scolding could harm talks with Bangladesh on Rohingya crisis Myanmar warned on Wednesday that a scolding delivered by the U.N. Security Council could “seriously harm” its talks with Bangladesh over returning home more than 600,000 people who fled to escape a Myanmar military crackdown. — Reuters Malaysia’s Petronas asked to exit Myanmar […]

Malaysia Morning News For November 9

Malaysia Morning News For November 9

Minister says Malaysia’s 2017 trade could reach RM1.5-RM1.6 trillion Second International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Ong Ka Chuan is optimistic that Malaysia’s total trade could increase to between RM1.5 trillion and RM1.6 trillion this year from RM1.48 trillion last year. — The Sun Daily Eco World Int’l to develop 12 new sites, expand […]

Myanmar Morning News For November 8

Myanmar Morning News For November 8

Myanmar claims Security Council statement creates undue pressure The Security Council on Monday urged the implementation of agreed-upon mechanisms to assist return of those who have fled and to ensure access for humanitarian aid. — Dhaka Tribune Myanmar army vows to throw out Indian rebels Myanmar’s army has vowed to throw out all anti-Indian rebels […]

Malaysia Morning News For November 8

Malaysia Morning News For November 8

Foreign parties seen taking lead in MRT3 Foreign parties are likely to take the lead in Mass Rapid Transit Line 3 (MRT3) as the financing proposal and technical experience requirements look to rule out Malaysian contractors for the project, which is estimated to cost RM35 billion to RM40 billion. — The Sun Daily Global investors […]

All Smiles: Cambodia Entrepreneurship Push Wins World Record (HD video)

It was all smiles late last week at Cambodia’s Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sport (MoEYS) when it finally received its Guinness World Record certificate for the Largest Practical Business Seminar held last August. As reported exclusively by AEC News Today on October 20 (See: Cambodia Snatches World Record From Indonesia), the tiny Southeast Asian […]

Myanmar Morning News For November 7

Myanmar Morning News For November 7

UN council weakens response to Myanmar after China objects United Nations (US), Nov 6 The UN Security Council today dropped plans to adopt a resolution demanding an end to the violence in Myanmar in the face of strong opposition from China and instead opted for a statement, diplomats said. — Outlook UN turns up pressure […]

Malaysia Morning News For November 7

Malaysia Morning News For November 7

Malaysia to open $307bn bond market to retail investors The Malaysian government said Monday it was reviewing existing rules on bond offerings to open up the market for retail investors by the first quarter of 2018. — Nikkei Asian Review MITI: Malaysia invested RM225b overseas between 2012 and 2016 Malaysian direct investment overseas reached RM225.22 […]

Myanmar Morning News For November 6

Myanmar Morning News For November 6

UN asked to refer Myanmar to ICC The United Nations Security Council should refer Myanmar, also known as Burma, to the International Criminal Court (ICC) because of its failure to investigate mass atrocities against ethnic Rohingya, Human Rights Watch said on Friday. — Dawn UK drags heels on sending mass rape investigators to Myanmar A […]

Malaysia Morning News For November 6

Malaysia Morning News For November 6

Penang-born Tan behind US$100b company moving to US Singapore is no doubt feeling the pinch of recent news that Broadcom Ltd will be relocating its legal address to the US. — The Star Online Turkey seeks trade balance with Malaysia TURKEY is looking to increase exports to Malaysia in several areas with growth potential and […]

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