Cambodia Morning News For April 20

Cambodia Morning News For April 20

Cambodian journalists charged with espionage denied bail A court in Cambodia on Thursday declined to grant bail to two journalists who have been charged with espionage for filing news reports to a U.S.-funded radio station. — Reuters Cambodia telecom companies urged to pay overdue regulatory fees The government has issued a new warning to telecommunications […]

Vietnam Morning News For April 20

Vietnam Morning News For April 20

IMF projects Viet Nam’s GDP growth by 6.6% In a recent report, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) projected Viet Nam’s economy to grow by 6.6 per cent this year and by 6.5 per cent in 2019. — Bizhub Cement exports surge as China’s production drops Vietnam’s cement industry saw strong growth in cement exports in […]

Malaysia Morning News For April 20

Malaysia Morning News For April 20

Public Bank has no bitcoin trading platform Public Bank Bhd has denied any affiliations with automated bitcoin trading platform purportedly called “PUBLIC COIN”. — New Straits Times Malaysian palm oil flat Malaysian palm oil futures closed flat on Wednesday as short covering in the second half of trade helped the market recover from losses earlier […]

Cambodia Morning News For April 19

Cambodia Morning News For April 19

Cambodia to Deploy 100,000 Security Personnel, ‘Village Guards’ at Polling Stations For July Ballot Cambodia’s government plans to deploy more than 100,000 security personnel and “village guards” at polling stations across the country during the upcoming general election, according to officials, drawing concerns from observers who suggested such a show of force would intimidate voters […]

Vietnam Morning News For April 19

Vietnam Morning News For April 19

Ministry defends high coal inventory The Ministry of Industry and Trade has attempted to explain why the country has imported coal despite a large inventory. — VietnamNet Bridge Local banks’ shareholders get high dividend payouts After years of receiving low dividend payout rate by banks, shareholders of many banks are now happy with the high […]

Malaysia Morning News For April 19

Malaysia Morning News For April 19

Trade restrictions, tighter funding conditions pose risks to Malaysia Malaysia is vulnerable to trade protectionism and unexpected tightening in funding conditions due to its high dependence on trade, according to a report by Moody’s Investors Service Inc. — The Malaysian Reserve RHB: Market volatility presents trading opportunities Although the 14th general election (GE14) is a […]

Cambodia Morning News For April 18

Cambodia Morning News For April 18

Angkor Sankranta 2018 Attracts Over 1.8 Million Visitors Some 1.82 million national and international tourists joined the Angkor Sankranta 2018, the sixth of its kind, in Siem Reap cultural province, a 15.14 percent year-on-year increase, Minister of Tourism H.E. Thong Khon said. — Khmer Times Opposition Says Cambodia is Near Bankruptcy The former member of […]

Vietnam Morning News For April 18

Vietnam Morning News For April 18

Made-in-Vietnam products dominate supermarket shelves A campaign aimed at getting locals to buy Made-in-Vietnam products has gained positive results, with the ratio of the products sold at most of supermarkets reaching 65-95 percent. — The Hanoi Times Banks banned from making transactions involving cryptocurrencies Commercial banks and intermediary payment service providers must intensify their inspections […]

Malaysia Morning News For April 18

Malaysia Morning News For April 18

GE14: Eight interesting battles to watch out for GE14 is due to take place in three weeks’ time, and political parties have wasted no time in announcing their prize candidates for key parliamentary and state seats. — Malay Mail Concerns about Malaysia’s household debt: Moody’s poll The level of household debt in Malaysia remains a […]

Cambodia Morning News For April 13

Cambodia Morning News For April 13

WB puts GDP growth at 6.9 percent The economy will grow at a rate of 6.9 percent in 2018, according to the latest report from the World Bank. — Khmer Times Chinese firm plans aquaculture investment Chinese-owned Jin Yu Tang Aquaculture (Cambodia) Co plans to invest $100 million in freshwater and seawater aquaculture projects in […]

Vietnam Morning News For April 13

Vietnam Morning News For April 13

Vietnam ministry seeks final assessment of $69bn plan to develop three special economic zones Vietnam’s Ministry of Finance is collecting final feedback on a proposed master plan to establish three special administrative and economic zones projected to carry an enormous total price tag of VND1,570 trillion (US$69.16 billion). — Tuoi Tre Tax sector steps up […]

Malaysia Morning News For April 13

Malaysia Morning News For April 13

World Bank lifts Malaysia’s 2018 economic growth aim to 5.4% The World Bank raised its forecast for Malaysia’s 2018 economic growth to 5.4% from October’s 5.0% projection but warned risks from shifts in external demand and financial market conditions could hurt prospects of the trade-reliant country. — Nikkie Asian Review Malaysians raise RM65,000 to bring […]

Cambodia Morning News For April 12

Cambodia Morning News For April 12

ADB Forecasts Cambodia’s Economy to Grow 7% in 2018 and 2019 Asian Development Bank (ADB) predicted on Wednesday that Cambodia’s economy is expected to grow 7 percent in 2018 and 2019, bolstered by solid global economic growth, according to Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2018, released today. — Fresh News Solar Surge Threatens Hydro Future on […]

Vietnam Morning News For April 12

Vietnam Morning News For April 12

$666m lost in massive cryptocurrency fraud in HCM City As many as 32,000 people have fallen victim of an alleged cryptocurrency fraud in HCM City, involving a sum of up to US$666 million. — The Nation Government to promote reforms of realty market The government will make breakthrough in streamlining legal regulations and reforming business […]

Malaysia Morning News For April 12

Malaysia Morning News For April 12

Malaysia’s anti-fake news legislation becomes law, is now enforceable Malaysia has gazetted the controversial Anti-Fake News Act 2018, meaning it has become law and is enforceable. — The Straits Times Malaysian government declares polling day a public holiday Malaysia’s federal government has declared May 9, polling day, a public holiday. — Channel NewsAsia Malaysia’s manufacturing […]

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