Myanmar morning news for January 28

Myanmar morning news for January 28

Sixty Myanmar Students to Be Evacuated From China as Coronavirus Spreads The Myanmar Embassy in Beijing plans to evacuate 60 students from the Wuhan area by bus and plane as the coronavirus death toll rises to 80. — Irrawaddy Number of IDPs exceeds 106,000 in Rakhine: REC The number of IDPs that fled their homes […]

Vietnam morning news for January 28

Vietnam morning news for January 28

Vietnam isolates 35 suspected cases of coronavirus As of January 26, Vietnam recorded 59 people with high fever who had traveled from coronavirus-hit areas; 35 of them are isolated under close supervision. — Sggp News Vietnam aims to ensure water security by 2030 By 2050, 60 percent of farming areas in Vietnam will be equipped […]

Malaysia morning news for January 28

Malaysia morning news for January 28

Coronavirus travel ban: Malaysia stops visas for Chinese travellers from affected areas The government has halted all immigration facilities including issuing visas for Chinese citizens from Wuhan and the areas around Hubei province with immediate effect. — The Star Online Govt determined to drive digital economy growth in 2020, says finance minister The government is […]

Myanmar morning news for January 27

Myanmar morning news for January 27

No Coronavirus infections found in Yangon Region: MoHS No novel coronavirus patient is found in Yangon Region, although Wuhan in China is facing the outbreak of the pneumonia and the Waibagi Hospital in North Okkalapa has already prepared for real time treatments should anyone is found contacted with the virus, according to Public Health Department […]

Vietnam morning news for January 27

Vietnam morning news for January 27

Amid new coronavirus outbreak, Airlines refund Vietnam-China flight tickets Vietnamese airlines have offered to refund customers who want to cancel their flights to and from China amid the coronavirus outbreak. — Vietnam Insider Vietnam’s Competitive Minimum Wages: How Does it Fare with its Regional Peers? One of Vietnam’s advantages making it a preferred destination for […]

Malaysia morning news for January 27

Malaysia morning news for January 27

Malaysia has experience, capacity to handle coronavirus situation: DPM Malaysia has the capacity to deal with the 2019 novel coronavirus situation after having successfully dealt with Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), Ebola virus and Nipah virus in the past, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Azizah Wan Ismail said today. — The Sun Daily EU […]

As Chinese virus runs wild a 115 hotline puts help at the end of the phone for Cambodians (video)

The current Wuhan novel* 2019-nCoV coronavirus outbreak and its rapid spread globally is a good excuse to resurface this video from InSTEDD iLab Southeast Asia (Instedd) on the capabilities provided to the Cambodian people through an initiative with the Ministry of Health (MOH)’s Communicable Disease Control Department (CDC), and Skoll Global Threats Fund. With many […]

Myanmar morning news for January 24

Myanmar morning news for January 24

Top UN Court Orders Myanmar to Protect Rohingya Rights, End Genocide In a blow to State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the International Court of Justice has approved provisional measures to protect the Rohingya. — Irrawaddy Myanmar could be added to travel ban – WSJ US President Donald Trump said Wednesday his administration was […]

Vietnam morning news for January 24

Vietnam morning news for January 24

ADB agrees financing package for 50-MW solar project in Vietnam The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has inked a USD-37.8-million (EUR 34.1m) deal to support the development and construction of a 50-MW solar photovoltaic (PV) park in Vietnam. — Renewables Now Vietnam confirms first acute pneumonia cases in Saigon Two Chinese nationals were quarantined at a […]

Malaysia morning news for January 24

Malaysia morning news for January 24

Report: Malaysia to buy more sugar from India to help resolve palm oil spat Malaysia’s top sugar refiner said it will increase purchases of the commodity from India, which according to two sources is part of efforts to placate New Delhi amid an ongoing spat over palm oil. — Malay Mail Economist Intelligence Unit projects […]

Myanmar morning news for January 23

Myanmar morning news for January 23

Myanmar manufacturers oppose potential wage hike Garment manufacturers will conduct surveys of their own to determine whether workers are justified in calling for a substantial raise to the national living wage, according to the Myanmar Garment Manufacturers Association. — Ecotextile China and Myanmar to build new deep-sea port A new deep-sea port will form the […]

Vietnam morning news for January 23

Vietnam morning news for January 23

In Vietnam, economic success underpins literary boom Against the colorful backdrop of Vietnam’s Tet (Lunar New Year) holidays in late January, there is plenty of evidence of rising consumerism among the country’s burgeoning middle class. — Nikkei Asian Review (paywall) Vietnam eyes 5G equipment sale to US Vietnam hopes to sell locally-made 5G equipment to […]

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