Lao Morning News For June 29

Lao Morning News For June 29

Laos sees growth in non-resource sector: report Laos has begun to witness improvements in non-resource exports amid declining mining output and a government policy to boost growth in the manufacturing sector, local daily Vientiane Times on Thursday quoted a World Bank report as saying. — Xinhua Net  Laos to introduce e-visa by 2019 Laos will […]

Myanmar Morning News For June 29

Myanmar Morning News For June 29

Myanmar among worst places for human trafficking, US report says Myanmar has joined China, Syria and South Sudan as being among the countries doing least to tackle human trafficking, according to the US State Department’s latest annual Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report. — CNN  Posco Daewoo inks $267mn deal for Myanmar gas exploration Posco Daewoo […]

Singapore Morning News For June 29

Singapore Morning News For June 29

Singapore opens its third desalination plant in Tuas Singapore on Thursday (Jun 28) opened its third desalination plant, boosting the country’s desalination capacity from 100 to 130 million gallons a day (mgd). — Channel NewsAsia  Singapore inks MOUs with UK to strengthen air force and boosting national security A STRONGER air force, better counter-terrorism measures […]

Lao Morning News For June 28

Lao Morning News For June 28

SME promotion policy improvements win cabinet support The government cabinet has announced improved policies to enable small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to access more finance to grow their businesses and boost production. — Vientiane Times  Over 2,500 Villages Benefit From Poverty Reduction Fund Over 2,500 villages in rural areas of fifty five districts have reportedly […]

Myanmar Morning News For June 28

Myanmar Morning News For June 28

Myanmar sets all companies to re-register in line with new companies law Myanmar has set all companies in operation in the country to re-register within six months from Aug. 1 when the new Myanmar Companies Law takes effect, according to the Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC) Wednesday. — Global Times  Rice industry urges legislation to regulate […]

Singapore Morning News For June 28

Singapore Morning News For June 28

Singapore’s perceived openness to blockchain, cryptocurrency tech a cybersecurity risk: CrowdStrike VP There is a need to be aware of online threats revolving around cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and blockchain given how Singapore is being seen as “favourable” to such technologies, CrowdStrike vice president Adam Meyers suggested. — Channel NewsAsia  3M launches one of Singapore’s largest […]

Scholarship money for English-language essays on auto transport

Scholarship money for English-language essays on auto transport

US based auto transport company, A-1 Auto Transport Inc., has opened its scholarship programme to students living in Asean countries who write an interesting essay related to the auto transport industry. Students from the Asean region holding a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 are invited to write an essay of about 1,000 words in length […]

Lao Morning News For June 27

Lao Morning News For June 27

NA Approves Amendment To Law On Resolution Of Economic Disputes Members of the National Assembly on Jun 22 approved amendment to the Law on Resolution of Economic Disputes to promote creating favourable conditions for investment. — KPL  Vietnam, Lao armies boost finance cooperation Defence cooperation forms an important part of the relations between Vietnam and […]

Myanmar Morning News For June 27

Myanmar Morning News For June 27

Myanmar burns seized drugs worth $180 million Myanmar authorities destroyed a year’s worth of confiscated drugs on Tuesday, with an estimated street value of 180 million US dollars. — Euronews  Aust urged to cut ties to Myanmar military Amnesty International is urging Australia to cut financial ties with Myanmar’s military and back moves to take […]

Singapore Morning News For June 27

Singapore Morning News For June 27

Unvaccinated foreign travellers may be denied entry to Singapore under proposed changes to the law Foreign travellers who are not vaccinated against serious infectious diseases may be denied entry into Singapore, as the Ministry of Health (MOH) steps up defences against the importation of diseases such as yellow fever. — Today Online  Sharp increase in […]

Lao Morning News For June 26

Lao Morning News For June 26

Khonphapheng SEZ sees govt, developer close to deal The government and a Chinese investor are finalising details of a concession agreement for the planned Khonphapheng Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in the far south of Champassak province. — Vientiane Times  Mekong Journalists Enrich Knowledge Of New Media Growth In China Journalists and media officials from Mekong […]

Myanmar Morning News For June 26

Myanmar Morning News For June 26

Myanmar Dismisses Rohingya-Crisis General Amid EU Sanctions Myanmar’s military announced the ouster of a key general Monday as the European Union sanctioned him and six other senior officers in connection with alleged massacres and the forced exodus of hundreds of thousands of minority Rohingya last year. — The Wall Street Journal  13 telecom fraud suspects […]

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