Myanmar morning news for November 14

Myanmar morning news for November 14

Seven new power plant projects under implementation to meet with power requirement in summer Seven new power plant projects are under implementation in order to meet with power requirement in coming summer, said Khin Maung Win, Deputy Minister for Electric Power and Energy. — Eleven Myanmar Daiwa to offer microloans to low-income earners in Myanmar […]

Vietnam morning news for November 14

Vietnam morning news for November 14

Việt Nam to import LNG to meet burgeoning electricity demand Demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) will continue to be strong, outpacing domestic production by 2020 requiring the country to import around one million cubic metres a year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade. — Viet Nam News Vietnam Advances Plan to Protect […]

Malaysia morning news for November 14

Malaysia morning news for November 14

Masing: State govt approves RM30.5 mln to install VTMS at Kuching Port in 2020 The state government has approved RM30.5 million to install the Vessel Traffic Management System (VTMS) at Kuching Port in 2020, Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr James Jemut Masing told the august House today. — The Borneo Post Sarawak’s […]

Myanmar morning news for November 13

Myanmar morning news for November 13

Reforms behind Myanmar’s climb up the ease of doing business index In an endorsement of ongoing efforts to reform the economy, Myanmar has been named one of the top-20 most-improved countries in the World Bank’s 2020 ease of doing business index. — Myanmar Times Myanmar lags as ASEAN sees record FDI Foreign direct investment (FDI) […]

Vietnam morning news for November 13

Vietnam morning news for November 13

Vietnam’s coal, crude oil imports surge on rising energy demand Vietnam’s coal and crude oil imports surged in the first ten months of this year, government data released on Tuesday showed, highlighting the Southeast Asian country’s increasing reliance on imported energy to support its fast-growing economy. — Reuters Vietnam’s legislative body ratifies 6.8% GDP growth […]

Malaysia morning news for November 13

Malaysia morning news for November 13

Stats Dept: Malaysia’s services sector revenue up 6.2pc in Q3 2019 Malaysia’s services sector revenue increased by 6.2 per cent to RM449.7 billion in the third quarter of 2019 (Q3 2019), up 6.2 per cent compared with the same period last year, said the Department of Statistics Malaysia (DoSM). — Malay Mail MEF, MTUC agree […]

Countdown to 2nd India-Asean InnoTech Summit

Countdown to 2nd India-Asean InnoTech Summit

India might have walked away from the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), but that shouldn’t been seen as indicating anything apart from the complexities of international trade deals. India’s interest in Asean remains strong and vibrant as those attending next week’s 2nd India-Asean InnoTech Summit will find out. To be held between November 20 and 22 […]

Myanmar morning news for November 12

Myanmar morning news for November 12

57 countries sue Myanmar over reported genocide of Rohingya in historic lawsuit Fifty-seven nations are suing Myanmar at the International Court of Justice, alleging in a historic lawsuit that the government has conducted genocide against its Rohingya minority. — ABC News Cabinet to adopt development guideline for Dawei SEZ link The National Economic and Social […]

Vietnam morning news for November 12

Vietnam morning news for November 12

Vietnam’s struggles to become a developed, industrialised nation VIETNAMESE Prime Minister, Nguyen Xuan Phuc said the biggest threat to the country’s development was the reluctance to take action and the fear of responsibility. — New Straits times NA adopts resolution on socio-economic development plan 2020 The National Assembly voted to pass a resolution on the […]

Malaysia morning news for November 12

Malaysia morning news for November 12

US aviation authority downgrades Malaysia’s air safety rating, say sources The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has downgraded Malaysia’s air safety rating, restricting the country’s airlines from adding flights to the United States, four sources familiar with the matter told. — Malay Mail Oh dear, Mahathir: Asean Summit bad-boy stands his ground (photo gallery) We’ll be […]

Myanmar morning news for November 11

Myanmar morning news for November 11

Myanmar Expects Factory Investment to Jump on U.S.-China Tension Myanmar expects to attract more investment as manufacturers seeking to relocate production from China to skirt U.S. tariffs encounter capacity constraints in Vietnam. — Bloomberg CBM to issue two types of licenses for foreign banks The Central Bank of Myanmar (CBM) will issue two types of […]

Vietnam morning news for November 11

Vietnam morning news for November 11

Vietnam, US ink $2.7 bln deals Vietnam and the U.S. signed memorandums of understanding on major business deals worth $2.7 billion on Friday as the two countries seek to reduce the latter’s climbing trade deficit. — VnExpress Finnish engineering company to build wind farm in Vietnam Finland’s Poyry Plc announced to join forces with an […]

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