Cambodia morning news for August 17

Cambodia morning news for August 17

Over $6B exported in first half: Ministry of Commerce The Kingdom’s total exports under the Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) during the first half of this year accounted $6.2 billion from $5.3 billion in the same period last year. — The Phnom Penh Post Preferential Tariff Cut Does Not Concern the New Royal Government: CPP […]

Vietnam morning news for August 17

Vietnam morning news for August 17

Vietnam sees 63% advance in exports in 7M18 Vietnam’s cement and clinker exports surged 63.2 per cent to 17.65Mt and 73 per cent to US$656.3m in the first seven months of 2018, according to the country’s General Department of Customs. — Cemnet Vietnam’s public debt rises to $1,500 per citizen Vietnam’s per capita public debt […]

Malaysia morning news for August 17

Malaysia morning news for August 17

Malaysian parliament throws out law against ‘fake news’ Malaysia’s parliament on Thursday (Aug 16) repealed a law against “fake news” introduced this year by the administration of former prime minister Najib Razak. — Channel NewsAsia SMEs should be ready to face Industry 4.0 Local small and medium enterprises (SMEs) must equip themselves with comprehensive knowledge […]

Cambodia morning news for August 16

Cambodia morning news for August 16

Cambodia ruling party sweeps parliament after vote with no opposition Cambodian leader Hun Sen has swept all seats in parliament after holding an election with no opposition, as the country settles into one-party rule and a government that could face questions of legitimacy on the world stage. — The Nation PM Hun Sen Wants Politicians […]

Vietnam morning news for August 16

Vietnam morning news for August 16

VietJet doubles down on mega Boeing order with jet buying spree (HD video) Doubling down on its order for 100 high-capacity 737 MAX 8 airplanes in 2016, Vietnam low cost carrier VietJet signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for an additional 100 more 737 MAX airplanes with Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA) during the recent Farnborough […]

Malaysia morning news for August 16

Malaysia morning news for August 16

Govt urged to formulate strategy to strengthen construction sector Former Minister of International Trade and Industry Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed has urged the government to formulate a strategy to stabilise and strengthen the country’s construction sector. — New Straits Times Petronas Gas’ 2Q net profit rises to RM537.08 million Petronas Gas Bhd’s (PetGas) net profit […]

VietJet doubles down on mega Boeing order with jet buying spree (HD video)

Doubling down on its order for 100 high-capacity 737 MAX 8 airplanes in 2016, Vietnam low cost carrier VietJet signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for an additional 100 more 737 MAX airplanes with Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA) during the recent Farnborough Airshow 2018 in southern England. The additional 100 aircraft will comprise 80 737 […]

Cambodia morning news for August 15

Cambodia morning news for August 15

NEC to release final results as complaint window closes The National Election Committee (NEC) is set to announce the final results of the July 29 national elections on Wednesday as scheduled, said NEC deputy secretary-general Som Sorida. — The Phnom Penh Post New airport car park opens tomorrow Starting tomorrow, all vehicles accessing Phnom Penh […]

Vietnam morning news for August 15

Vietnam morning news for August 15

Gov’t approves strategy for bank expansion by 2025 Việt Nam aims to have at least 2 or 3 banks in Asia’s top 100 largest banks in terms of assets by 2025. — Viet Nam News Only 15% of administrative reforms completed Only 15 per cent of business and investment conditions have been cut or simplified […]

Malaysia morning news for August 15

Malaysia morning news for August 15

AirAsia sells online travel agency stake for RM240mil AirAsia Bhd is selling its entire 25% stake in online travel agency AAE Travel Pte Ltd to joint-venture (JV) partner Expedia Southeast Asia Pte Ltd for RM240mil cash. — The Star Online Malaysian women to be caned for ‘attempting lesbian sex’ Two Malaysian women convicted for attempting […]

Cambodia morning news for August 14

Cambodia morning news for August 14

U.S. Seeks to Appoint Senior Asia Diplomat as Cambodia Ambassador President Donald Trump on Friday approved the nomination of senior Asia diplomat W. Patrick Murphy as his pick to lead the U.S. mission in Cambodia amid soured U.S.-Cambodian relations over Phnom Penh’s handling of a general election last month. — VOA Cambodia Election, NEC to […]

Vietnam morning news for August 14

Vietnam morning news for August 14

Vietnam stops bitcoin mining imports Vietnamese businesses and individuals have stopped importing bitcoin mining equipment to the country since the beginning of July, according to the HCM City Customs Department. — The Nation Da Nang plans to become ASEAN logistics centre The central city plans to build a logistics complex to position Da Nang as […]

Malaysia morning news for August 14

Malaysia morning news for August 14

Malaysia eyes more than 10-fold hike in Singapore water deal Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said Monday he is seeking to hike the price of water sold to the neighbouring country of Singapore by more than 10 times as Malaysia searches for ways to pay off massive debts. — The Star Online Malaysia remains attractive to […]

Cambodia morning news for August 13

Cambodia morning news for August 13

Targeted Sanctions More Effective, Experts Say The United States has warned Cambodia of further sanctions following what Washington said was a “deeply flawed” election last month that saw Prime Minister Hun Sen cement his rule in the absence of an established opposition party. — VOA Cambodia CDC gives $68M hotel project nod for Poipet The […]

Vietnam morning news for August 13

Vietnam morning news for August 13

Vietnam’s Economic Miracle Unabated – New “Tiger” Is Born, Report Says A latest commentary by Qatar National Bank (QNB) on Asian economies stated that Vietnam has become one of Asia’s, as well as the world’s fastest growing economies and can been seen as Asia’s latest “tiger” nation in the tradition of Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan […]

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