Vietnam morning news for February 26

Vietnam morning news for February 26

Vietnam Air may buy up to 100 Boeing 737 Max jets VIETNAM Airlines is considering an order of 50 to 100 Boeing Co 737 Max planes this year to replace its ageing fleet of Airbus SE single-aisle aircraft and may also buy long-range jets in preparation for flights to California. — Business Times New mechanisms […]

Malaysia morning news for February 26

Malaysia morning news for February 26

Penang government wants urban regeneration law The Penang state government has called for an urban regeneration law to allow for old housing schemes to be demolished and rebuilt. — Malay Mail ERCL to proceed only if Malaysia can afford it Malaysia will only proceed with the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project, if the nation […]

Myanmar morning news for February 25

Myanmar morning news for February 25

Myanmar army warns against changing constitution Myanmar’s military Saturday said they would thwart any attempts by leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s party to alter the “essence” of the country’s controversial constitution, putting the army and civilian administration on a collision course over the politically-charged issue. — The Asean Post Suu Kyi to investors: Pour money […]

Vietnam morning news for February 25

Vietnam morning news for February 25

Vietjet to ink $13 billion Boeing deal during Trump-Kim summit Vietnamese budget airline Vietjet will sign next week a deal to buy 100 narrow-body Boeing aircraft. — VnExpress Auto imports in January 46 times higher than last year Vietnam imported nearly 11,700 cars worth more than 273 million USD in the first month of 2019, […]

Malaysia morning news for February 25

Malaysia morning news for February 25

Malaysia’s GDP to expand 4.9 pct in 2019 – Guan Eng Malaysia’s economy is going strong and the gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to expand a further 4.9 per cent in 2019, albeit a decline in inflationary pressure. — New Straits Times Sarawak to impose smoking ban from March 1, says minister The smoking […]

Myanmar morning news for February 22

Myanmar morning news for February 22

Creation of new ministry part of Myanmar’s plan to incentivise FDI In an attempt to reverse a recent decline in foreign investment, Myanmar has set up a new ministry tasked with attracting and facilitating fresh inflows, though concerns over the re-imposition of import tariffs by the EU could cool investor appetite. — Myanmar Times Myanmar-US […]

Vietnam morning news for February 22

Vietnam morning news for February 22

Hanoi values World Bank’s support in transport development Hanoi appreciates the World Bank (WB)’s assistance and collaboration in improving local people’s living standards and developing urban infrastructure, particularly in transport, stated the city’s leader. — VNA NET Viet Nam’s economic freedom up 2.2 points: Heritage Foundation index Viet Nam’s economic freedom score is 55.3, making […]

Malaysia morning news for February 22

Malaysia morning news for February 22

Minister: Putrajaya wants Malaysia to be leading aerospace nation by 2030 The government is targeting for Malaysia to be among the region’s aerospace pioneers by 2030, said International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Ignatius Darell Leiking. — Malay Mail Technological innovation to boost oil palm planters’ productivity The palm oil sector needs to mechanise and […]

Myanmar morning news for February 21

Myanmar morning news for February 21

State Counselor Vows Proper Scrutiny of all BRI Projects in Myanmar Thorough scrutiny of the projects under Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is needed to assess their likely short- and long-term impacts on the country and the public, State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi said on Monday at the first meeting of a […]

Vietnam morning news for February 21

Vietnam morning news for February 21

US$ 6 billion foreign investment disbursed into Saigon last year Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) has licensed foreign investors invested 6 billion U.S. dollars into the city through mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deals in 2018, the municipal authorities said on Tuesday. — Vietnam Insider Ministry wants to reduce tax on locally made auto parts The […]

Malaysia morning news for February 21

Malaysia morning news for February 21

Malaysia launches national wage index The National Wage Index will be a guideline to measure changes in the salaries of workers in Malaysia, said Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran (pic). — The Star Online Putrajaya warned against working with tobacco industry-funded lobby groups The Malaysia Medical association (MMA) has warned the federal government today against […]

Myanmar morning news for February 20

Myanmar morning news for February 20

Fresh milk producers face competition from imported condensed milk The Myanmar dairy industry has been growing over the past few years as access to electricity, which is essential for the development of the sector, improves, U Khin Maung Win, chair Myanmar Livestock Federation, told The Myanmar Times. — Myanmar Times  Yangon threatens to sue firm […]

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