Myanmar morning news for October 17

Myanmar morning news for October 17

Foreign investment volume in Thilawa SEZ reaches more than US$ 1.86 billion till 2019 September Foreign investment volume from 19 countries in Thilawa Special Economic Zone (SEZ) reached more than US$ 1.86 billion till 2019 September with Japan topping more than 36 %, said the source from the Department of Investment and Company Administration (DICA). […]

Vietnam morning news for October 17

Vietnam morning news for October 17

Vietnam acts to stabilise pork prices until Tet holidays Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue, who is also head of the National Steering Committee on Price Management, has recently issued instructions to authorities to cope with rising pork prices. — VietnamPlus U.S. Presses Vietnam on Food Imports to Narrow Trade Gap Vietnam must clear the […]

Malaysia morning news for October 17

Malaysia morning news for October 17

Malaysia’s digital economy contributes 18.5% to GDP in 2018 Malaysia’s digital economy expanded RM267.7 billion in 2018, contributing 18.5% to the national economy, according to the Department of Statistics. — The Sun Daily S’wak timber exports dropped by 12 per cent, says Deputy Chief Minister Facing global economic uncertainty and declining log production, Sarawak’s timber […]

Myanmar morning news for October 16

Myanmar morning news for October 16

Myanmar needs to address structural transformation of the economy: WB Key takeaways from the latest (Oct 2019) World Bank ‘Asia Pacific Economic Update – Weathering Growing Risks’ pertain to using policy spaces available for the countries in order to boost and sustain growth; to continue trade openness, including through deeper regional integration (within ASEAN and […]

Vietnam morning news for October 16

Vietnam morning news for October 16

Hanoi targets all online public services to reach advanced stages by year-end Hanoi’s mayor considered IT application in operation of government agencies a key instrument for the city to reform administrative procedures towards greater efficiency. — The Hanoitimes Vietnam ranks fifth globally in instant noodle consumption With the population of nearly 95 million in 2018, […]

Malaysia morning news for October 16

Malaysia morning news for October 16

Fuel subsidy card for middle income earners ready by next March, says finance minister Lim Guan Eng today said the fuel subsidy card for Malaysian middle-income earners, grouped as M40, will be rolled out from March 2020. — Malay Mail Digital service tax right move for Malaysia: World Bank economist The implementation of the Digital […]

Myanmar morning news for October 15

Myanmar morning news for October 15

Myanmar’s draft oil and gas bill jeopardises next bidding round Uncertainty and confusion over Myanmar’s proposed oil and gas law risk alienating existing investors and could undermine the next crucial bidding round, according to companies and experts in the sector. — Myanmar Times Myanmar denies using landmines along Bangladesh-Myanmar border areas Myanmar has denied all […]

Vietnam morning news for October 15

Vietnam morning news for October 15

Vietnam blocks ‘Abominable’ film over depiction of Beijing’s nine-dash line in South China Sea Vietnam has pulled the animated DreamWorks film Abominable from cinemas over a scene featuring a map which shows China’s unilaterally declared “nine-dash line” in the South China Sea, state media reported on Monday. — South China Morning News Vietnam spends over […]

Malaysia morning news for October 15

Malaysia morning news for October 15

Dr M: Malaysia aims to be South-East Asia’s Industry 4.0 hub Malaysia is targeting to be an Industry 4.0 hub in South-East Asia to regain its status as an Asian Tiger. — The Star Online Malaysia aspires to be global halal gelatine supplier Malaysia is taking steps to become a supplier of halal gelatine for […]

Myanmar morning news for October 14

Myanmar morning news for October 14

Rakhine rebels abduct dozens after storming Myanmar bus – army State-backed Global New Light of Myanmar says a bus was flagged down by a man before 18 rebels in sportswear emerged from the forest and ordered passengers off at gunpoint — Rappler Myanmar Merchants and Farmers Suffer as China Cracks Down on Illegal Cross-Border Trade […]

Vietnam morning news for October 14

Vietnam morning news for October 14

Vietnam President Says 2019 Growth May Beat Official Estimate Vietnam’s economic expansion this year may exceed the higher end of an official estimate, President Nguyen Phu Trong said. — Bloomberg Vietnam projected to have all-time high net car imports of US$3.4 billion Car imports would continue to increase due to stronger demand from the domestic […]

Malaysia morning news for October 14

Malaysia morning news for October 14

No citizenship for foreigners buying homes in Malaysia Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad assured that the move to allow foreigners to buy condominiums and apartment units was due to a huge property overhang nationwide at the moment. — New Straits times Incentives to move into automation will boost confidence in automation investment: MARii The […]

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