Lao morning news for January 3

Lao morning news for January 3

Laos to complete 12 hydropower dam projects in 2019 The Lao Government will strive to complete 12 hydropower dam projects in 2019 with a total capacity of 1,950MW, reported local media. — VietnamPlus More Than 200 Lives Killed In Road Accidents in Vientiane Some 238 people’s lives have been claimed in road accident during the […]

Vietnam morning news for January 3

Vietnam morning news for January 3

Vietnam posts high labour productivity growth in ASEAN Labour productivity in the Vietnamese economy has been estimated at 102 million VND (4,512 USD) per workhand in 2018, up 8.8 million VND (346 USD) from the previous year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO). — VietnamPlus Vietnam Airlines Group achieves $120.46 million profit in 2018 […]

Malaysia morning news for January 3

Malaysia morning news for January 3

RM1,100 minimum monthly wage comes into effect The Minimum Wages Order (Amendment) 2018 came into effect nationwide yesterday (Jan 1). — The Borneo Post #DestinationGOOD: AirAsia helping refugees in search of home (HD video) Often seen as “people with no choice and no voice”, refugees have been granted some valuable airtime in a new video […]

#DestinationGOOD: AirAsia helping refugees in search of home (HD video)

Often seen as “people with no choice and no voice”, refugees have been granted some valuable airtime in a new video production from low-cost regional carrier AirAsia. The AirAsia Foundation video, #DestinationGOOD | In Search of Home, highlights three social enterprises it has supported in helping refugees in Malaysia to rebuild their lives. Yap Mun Ching, […]

Lao morning news for January 2

Lao morning news for January 2

Rice Shortages Hamper Recovery Efforts in Laos Rice shortages are the latest setback in Laos’ relief efforts for victims of the country’s worst flood disaster in decades. — Reliefweb Lao parliament approves government reshuffle The ongoing Lao National Assembly (NA) session has approved a reshuffle and appointments in public security, national defence and the banking […]

Vietnam morning news for January 2

Vietnam morning news for January 2

Internet Companies Hit By Vietnam’s New Cybersecurity Law A law requiring Internet companies in Vietnam to remove content the country’s authorities deem to be against the state came into effect January 1, in a move critics called “a totalitarian model of information control,” AFP reported. — Investvine New regulations urged for taxing cross-border services  […]

Malaysia morning news for January 2

Malaysia morning news for January 2

Malaysia’s official reserve assets at US$102.03bil Malaysia’s official reserve assets amounted to US$102.03bil as at end-November 2018, while other foreign currency assets stood at US$51.6mil for the same period, Bank Negara said. — The Star Online Fixing petrol prices consider consumer, seller interests – Tun M Petroleum retail prices will be determined at the Cabinet […]

Lao morning news for January 1

Lao morning news for January 1

PM vows to remove barriers to growth of tourism industry Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has said the government will intensify its efforts to promote tourism in light of the industry’s potential to significantly strengthen the economy. — Vientiane Times Environmental damage continues months after Laos dam collapse IN July, a hydroelectric dam collapse in Laos […]

Vietnam morning news for January 1

Vietnam morning news for January 1

HCM City’s industrial production grows 8.15 percent this year HCM City sustained its industrial expansion in 2018, recording an estimated 8.15 per cent rise in the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) from last year. — Viet Nam News Vietnam Promises Big Privatization Push For 2019, But Reality May Fall Short With Vietnam on track to […]

Malaysia morning news for January 1

Malaysia morning news for January 1

Malaysia sees total foreign outflow of RM11.65b Malaysia has seen a total foreign net outflow of RM11.65 billion from Bursa Malaysia as at December 28, 2018, registering the largest yearly foreign net outflow since 2015, says Malaysian Industrial Development Finance Bhd (MIDF) Amanah Investment Bank Bhd. — Malay Mail BNM : Malaysia’s official reserve assets […]

Lao morning news for December 31

Lao morning news for December 31

Almost 250 Private Clinics Ordered To Close The Ministry of Health has ordered the closure of 248 clinics including 120 clinics in Vientiane Capital, 40 in Savannakhet and 16 in Oudomxay. — KPL Experts mull Laos’ risk from money laundering The National Committee for Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) is continuing […]

Vietnam morning news for December 31

Vietnam morning news for December 31

State budget collection estimated to hit 60.2 billion USD State budget collection was estimated to reach almost 1.4 quadrillion VND ND (60.2 billion USD) this year, 6 percent higher than the estimate, Minister of Finance Dinh Tien Dung told a teleconference between the government and localities cities in Hanoi on December 28. — VNA Vietnam […]

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