Indonesia Morning News For February 7

Indonesia Morning News For February 7

Indonesia’s largest bank posts 49% net profit jump in 2017 Indonesia’s largest bank by assets on Tuesday reported a surge in net profit for 2017 as a rebound in commodity prices helped reduce bad loan provisions, although it said earnings growth will be slower this year due to heated competition. — Nikkei Asian Review CPO […]

Cambodia Morning News For February 6

Cambodia Morning News For February 6

Cambodia Blocks Online Access to Shuttered Cambodia Daily Cambodia’s government has ordered internet service providers to block online access to The Cambodia Daily newspaper, which closed last year amid a widespread crackdown on media and civil society groups criticizing Prime Minister Hun Sen’s ruling Cambodian People’s Party. — Radio Free Asia CBC says growth of […]

Malaysia Morning News For February 6

Malaysia Morning News For February 6

M’sia-EU tiff to hit machinery, transport equipment deals? Malaysia’s threat to review imports over the European Union (EU) Parliament’s palm oil bio fuels halt, could see bans on selected products and revision of contracts including commercial aircraft and military equipment. — The Malaysian Reserve Banks shift priorities toward digitalisation, innovation: E&Y Some 85 per cent […]

Vietnam Morning News For February 6

Vietnam Morning News For February 6

Vietnam sets up $220 bln committee to boost privatisation Vietnam said on Monday it has set up a committee to oversee around 5,000 trillion dong ($220 billion) worth of government assets in companies as part of an effort to boost privatisation. — Reuters Vietnam sees solar power construction boom as nation goes green Numerous projects […]

Indonesia Morning News For February 6

Indonesia Morning News For February 6

Indonesia to File Cases Against US Anti-Subsidy Duty on Biodiesel Indonesia plans to file a case against the United States Department of Commerce at the US Court of International Trade over anti-subsidy duties slapped on Indonesian biodiesel shipments, a Trade Ministry official said on Friday (02/02). — JakartaGlobe XL Axiata to invest $500m in pay […]

Malaysia Morning News For February 5

Malaysia Morning News For February 5

Maybank incorporates new Singapore subsidiary Maybank Group had incorporated a new wholly-owned unit in Singapore, via its wholly-owned subsidiary, Maybank International Holdings Sdn Bhd. — New Straits Times Bank Negara, National Bank of Cambodia to collaborate in fintech Bank Negara Malaysia and the National Bank of Cambodia are looking at avenues to enhance collaboration on […]

Cambodia Morning News For February 5

Cambodia Morning News For February 5

Cambodia Daily’s website, Twitter blocked by government order Documents obtained today – and a surprising tweet – have confirmed what observers have suspected for months: that the Cambodian government ordered internet service providers (ISPs) to block access to the website of the recently shuttered Cambodia Daily. — The Phnom Penh Post Cambodia Central Bank Governor […]

Vietnam Morning News For February 5

Vietnam Morning News For February 5

Locally-made cars in Vietnam get huge price cuts over new import rules With prices of imported cars in Vietnam soaring due to supply shortage caused by new import regulations, dealerships of locally-assembled vehicles are grabbing the golden opportunity to offer price cuts to attract buyers. — Tuoi Tre Property sales rise in January The domestic […]

Indonesia Morning News For February 5

Indonesia Morning News For February 5

Ministry of Transportation Set to Deregulate Rules to Facilitate Private Sector Investments Indonesia Minister of Transportation Budi Karya Sumadi continues to encourage private investments in transportation infrastructure construction and development through the mechanism of Cooperation of Utilization (KSP) and Cooperation of Operations (KSO). — Netral News Government continues to boost growth of aircraft mro industry […]

Cambodia Morning News For February 2

Cambodia Morning News For February 2

Chinese Company Plans to Invest in Waste-Incinerating Electricity in Cambodia During a visit to China, Minister of Commerce Pan Sorasak said China plans to invest in the project of producing electricity from burning waste in Cambodia, while China also allows Cambodia to open a trading center in Beijing and pledged to provide a venue for […]

Malaysia Morning News For February 2

Malaysia Morning News For February 2

Opportunities for Malaysia to develop maritime economy Malaysia has the opportunities to further develop its maritime economy, with the support of numerous shipyards, ports and terminals, in addition to a prime geographic location. — The Star Online Celcom launches Yoodo digital mobile brand Malaysia’s Celcom Axiata has launched Yoodo, a new digital mobile brand that […]

Vietnam Morning News For February 2

Vietnam Morning News For February 2

Vietnam raises $6.35b from state enterprise divestments in 2017 Vietnam’s government raised over VND144.5 trillion ($6.35 billion) by divesting its stake in state-owned enterprises (SoEs), including via initial public offerings (IPOs) in 2017, according to an official report released on January 31. — DealStreetAsia VN electronics industry growing The number of workers in the electronics […]