Myanmar morning news for June 4

Myanmar morning news for June 4

Myanmar mulls $24 million loan to keep national airline afloat The government is considering a US$24 million bail-out plan to help Myanmar National Airlines (MNA) cover its operational expenses, U Win Khant, Permanent Secretary of the transport ministry, said during a Myanmar tourism forum on June 1. — Myanmar Times MAB offers highest interest rates […]

Vietnam morning news for June 4

Vietnam morning news for June 4

Vietnam says most serious COVID-19 patient on path to recovery Vietnam’s most gravely-ill COVID-19 patient, a British pilot who works for its national airline, has started to recover from the illness and may no longer require a lung transplant, state media said on Wednesday (Jun 3). — CNA Internet remains sluggish in Vietnam as undersea […]

Malaysia morning news for June 4

Malaysia morning news for June 4

AirAsia waives flight change fees for guests traveling up to Dec 31 AirAsia is offering further flexibility for guests who are travelling up to Dec 31 this year by waiving flight change fees following the validity extension of its credit accounts to two years. — The Borneo Post Malaysia hands 5G spectrum to little-known firm […]

Myanmar morning news for June 3

Myanmar morning news for June 3

Myanmar announces extension of temporary entry restrictions Myanmar’s Foreign Affairs Ministry has announced an extension of temporary entry restrictions for travellers from all countries until June 15, as part of measures to contain the spread of COVID-19, Xinhua reported. — Mizzima The Building That Exploited Myanmar’s Oil Wealth It was Burmah Oil Company (BOC) that […]

Vietnam morning news for June 3

Vietnam morning news for June 3

Vietnam’s new enterprises decrease 10.5 pct year-on-year in 5 months A total of 48,300 enterprises with a total registered capital of 557.9 trillion Vietnamese dong (nearly 24.3 billion U.S. dollars) were set up in Vietnam in the first five months of this year, down 10.5 percent in quantity and 16.7 percent in capital from the […]

Malaysia morning news for June 3

Malaysia morning news for June 3

Malaysia hands 5G spectrum to little-known firm controlled by politically linked tycoon Malaysia has quietly awarded the highly sought-after 5G telecommunications spectrum to several players, including the little-known Altel, a firm controlled by the reclusive but politically connected tycoon Syed Mokhtar al-Bukhary, seemingly without an open tender previously promised. — The Straits Times The TEN […]

Myanmar morning news for June 2

Myanmar morning news for June 2

Myanmar extends entry restrictions for travellers to June 15 to contain COVID-19 spread Myanmar’s Foreign Affairs Ministry Monday announced extension of temporary entry restrictions for travellers from all countries until June 15, as part of measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 outbreak. — Xinhua Myanmar CSOs push for urgent measures during the COVID-19 pandemic […]

Vietnam morning news for June 2

Vietnam morning news for June 2

Gov’t proposes investment options to develop North-South Expressway The Government has proposed to the National Assembly three options for transforming investment models at sub-projects of the Eastern North-South Expressway for consideration. — Viet Nam News Japan weighs easing entry ban for Thailand and Vietnam Japan will begin discussions with Australia, New Zealand, Thailand and Vietnam […]

Malaysia morning news for June 2

Malaysia morning news for June 2

Singapore-KL high speed rail project suspended till Dec 31 following Malaysia’s request for extension, says Singapore minister Singapore has agreed to Malaysia’s request for a seven-month extension to the High Speed Rail (HSR) project suspension. Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan said in a Facebook post yesterday that Malaysian Senior Minister Datuk. — Malay Mail Malaysian […]

Myanmar morning news for June 1

Myanmar morning news for June 1

Myanmar COVID-19 cases stand at 224 as 17 more cases reported on 30 May 2020 Seventeen more cases of COVID-19 were reported in Myanmar on 30 May, making the country’s total tally 224. — The Global New Light of Myanmar Myanmar: Power System Efficiency Project Brings Country Closer to Universal Electricity Access The World Bank’s […]

Vietnam morning news for June 1

Vietnam morning news for June 1

3,528 foreign investors contributed nearly US$3 billion into Vietnam first 5 months despite the pandemic The total foreign direct investment (FDI) into Vietnam between the beginning of this year and May 20 reached US$13.9 billion, down 17% over the same period last year. — Vietnam Insider Vietnam Airlines resumes all domestic flights The national flag […]

Malaysia morning news for June 1

Malaysia morning news for June 1

Malaysia reports 57 new COVID-19 infections Malaysia reported 57 new coronavirus infections on Sunday (May 31), taking its tally to 7,819, the health ministry said. — CNA Malaysia, Singapore agree to defer HSR project until Dec 31: Khaw Boon Wan Malaysia and Singapore said on Sunday (May 31) they have reached an agreement to defer […]

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