Vietnam Morning News For February 1

Vietnam Morning News For February 1

Shipping will make Viet Nam a ’tiger’ As Viet Nam’s maritime industry grows, it will have a profound impact on the economy, tourism and trading and ultimately boost economic growth. — Bizhub Fight against petrol smuggling gains speed in 2018 The National Steering Committee for combating smuggling, trade fraud, and counterfeits has said it will […]

Indonesia Morning News For February 1

Indonesia Morning News For February 1

Jokowi Dissatisfied with Indonesia`s Underperforming Exports President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) admitted his dissatisfaction towards the performance of Indonesia`s exports. — Tempo Indonesia’s Telkom invests in Hungary-based mobile payments company Indonesia’s state-owned telecommunications company on Wednesday said it has agreed to buy a 30.4% stake in a Hungary-based mobile payment service provider. — Nikkei Asian Review […]

Cambodia Morning News For January 31

Cambodia Morning News For January 31

Chinese firm wins bid to construct wastewater treatment sub-project in NW Cambodia A Chinese construction company on Tuesday won a bid to construct a wastewater treatment sub-project in the town of Battambang province in northwest Cambodia. — Xinhua Cambodia’s drugs crackdown pushes users into hiding It’s been almost 20 years since Sor Piseth took his […]

Vietnam Morning News For January 31

Vietnam Morning News For January 31

Agro-forestry-fishery exports exceed 3 billion USD in January Export turnover of agro-forestry-aquatic products in January 2018 was estimated at 3.09 billion USD, up 25.9 percent against the same period last year. — VietnamPlus Vietnam’s taste for beef soars, but cattle industry can’t find its feet Local supplies of beef and buffalo meat satisfy only 80 […]

Indonesia Morning News For January 31

Indonesia Morning News For January 31

New import-export policy package to ease raw material supply: Official The government is preparing a new policy package specifically for the export and import business sectors, an official with the Office of the Coordinating Economic Minister has said on Monday. — The Jakarta Post Pertamina hands $10bn refinery project to Omani, Japanese group Indonesia’s state […]

Malaysia Morning News For January 31

Malaysia Morning News For January 31

Malaysia’s telecom players pay upfront fee for 3G spectrum Malaysia’s top three telecom companies Tuesday said they each paid an upfront fee of 118.4 million ringgit ($30.38 million) and agreed to annual fixed payment of 50 million ringgit for the 2100MHz spectrum that is used for third generation, or 3G, wireless mobile telecommunications networks. — […]

Cambodia Morning News For January 30

Cambodia Morning News For January 30

Cambodia, China’s Hong Kong firm sign MoU on cassava development Cambodia and Green Leader (Cambodia) Co., Ltd, a subsidiary of China’s Hong Kong-based Green Leader Holdings Group, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the development of cassava here on Monday. — Xinhua A decade in the making: Work on Gold Tower 42 restarts in […]

Malaysia Morning News For January 30

Malaysia Morning News For January 30

Crude oil prices further ringgit boost The ringgit opened higher against the US dollar today and on the back of better global crude oil prices, dealers said. — The Star Online Alibaba to help Kuala Lumpur reduce traffic woes in first foreign project Alibaba Group will set up a traffic control system harnessing artificial intelligence […]

Vietnam Morning News For January 30

Vietnam Morning News For January 30

Vietnam’s shipping major Vinalines to sell 35% stake in IPO in mid-2018 Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines) will sell a 35 per cent stake to investors at its initial public offering (IPO) to be held in the second quarter of 2018, according to its acting CEO Nguyen Canh Tinh. — DealStreetAsia ATIGA regulations worry local […]

Indonesia Morning News For January 30

Indonesia Morning News For January 30

Govt Opens Opportunity to Raise Non-Subsidized Electricity Tariffs The government, through the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, said that the non-subsidized electricity tariffs may go up according to the adjustment formulation that will be arranged. — Netral News Gov’t: 168 Million SIM Cards Registered The government revealed that as of Saturday, January 27, about […]

Cambodia Morning News For January 29

Cambodia Morning News For January 29

Cambodia Jails Environmental Activists For Photographing Boat (video) Cambodia’s human rights record and justice system suffered another blow today, January 26, when two environmental activists were jailed for taking a photograph of a boat on the ocean. — AEC News Today (video) Tax revenue exceeds expectations following reforms The General Department of Taxation (GDT) collected […]

Malaysia Morning News For January 29

Malaysia Morning News For January 29

Malaysia’s Sime Darby mulling sale of stake in $1.7b Papua New Guinea arm Sime Darby Plantation Bhd., Malaysia’s biggest listed palm oil producer, is exploring a sale of a minority stake in its Papua New Guinea unit, people familiar with the matter said. — DealStreetAsia Maybank to raise lending rates by 25bps on Monday Malayan […]