Malaysia morning news for December 25

Malaysia morning news for December 25

Malaysia’s economy likely to grow in February-April 2019: DoSM Malaysia’s economy is likely to grow in February to April 2019, says the Department of Statistics Malaysia (DoSM). — The Edge Markets Malaysia sees soft power sector growth in 2018 Due to adequate reserve margin at 30 per cent and flat economic fundamentals, the power sector […]

Vietnam morning news for December 24

Vietnam morning news for December 24

Reforms are insufficient for small-scale companies in Vietnam Previous reforms are only related to less cumbersome business registration instead of a comprehensive support to the private sector, especially the small and medium enterprises (SMEs). — Hanoi Times Agricultural firms improve standards to satisfy new Chinese regulations Exports of agricultural products to the vast Chinese market […]

Malaysia morning news for December 24

Malaysia morning news for December 24

(Updated) 2019 Budget will be recalibrated if oil prices dip below US$50: Guan Eng The government will recalibrate the 2019 Budget if the average price of crude oil drops below US$50 per barrel, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said today. — New Straits Times Malaysia Wants $7.5 Billion Back From Goldman Sachs In 1MDB Case […]

Vietnam morning news for December 21

Vietnam morning news for December 21

Policies to facilitate newcomers in Vietnam’s aviation industry The International Air Transport Association also estimated that between now and 2020, passenger transportation in Vietnam is expected to rise by 16 percent, and from 2020 to 2030, by 8 percent. — Hanoi Times Vietnam: Intellectual property rights in agriculture are still a problem Vietnam at this […]

Lao morning news for December 21

Lao morning news for December 21

Official calls for improvements at private healthcare facilities Health authorities say the services offered through private health care have improved in recent years and that most people now have access to better quality services. —Vientiane Times PM urges Xekong officials to ramp up efforts against poverty Local authorities must do more to alleviate poverty by […]

Malaysia morning news for December 21

Malaysia morning news for December 21

Malaysia drew RM139 bil in investments in first 9 months Malaysia attracted a total of RM139.3 billion worth of investments in the manufacturing, services and primary sectors in the first nine months of 2018, up 18% from RM118.1 billion approved in the same period last year. — FMT Malaysia’s Dec 1-20 palm oil exports rise […]

Vietnam morning news for December 20

Vietnam morning news for December 20

Vietnam, third largest rubber exporter, imports $1 billion of synthetic rubber yearly Vietnam takes pride as one of the world’s biggest natural rubber exporter, but it still has to spend nearly $1 billion a year to import mostly synthetic rubber products to satisfy domestic production. — Viet Nam Net Vietnam considers auctioning solar energy prices: […]

Lao morning news for December 20

Lao morning news for December 20

Mediation helping manage Laos’ legal case backlog problem Law courts in many Asian countries are overburdened. A perfect storm of factors including rapid economic growth, urbanisation, industrialisation and the withering away of traditional governance systems has caused the number of criminal and civil cases to soar. Courts are often ill-equipped to cope with the increasing […]

Malaysia morning news for December 20

Malaysia morning news for December 20

Malaysia seafood export limits ‘not likely to have significant impact’ on Singapore supply: AVA Malaysia’s restrictions on fish and shrimp exports are not likely to have a significant impact on Singapore’s overall seafood supply, said the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) on Wednesday (Dec 19). — Channel NewsAsia MAHB’s record-breaking profits bring risks […]

Vietnam morning news for December 19

Vietnam morning news for December 19

Việt Nam is Asia’s hottest investment destination: Forbes An article published by US magazine Forbes named Việt Nam the hottest investment destination in Asia. — Viet Nam News Vietnam becomes member of UN Commission on International Trade Law Vietnam has for the first time become a member of the United Nations Commission on International Trade […]

Lao morning news for December 19

Lao morning news for December 19

Laos achieves rice export target to China Laos has achieved its target for exporting rice to China this month after the IDP Rice Mill of Laos signed a trading agreement with China National Cereals, Oils and Foodstuffs Corporation (Cofco) in November. — Phnom Penh Post Lancang-Mekong Cooperation countries voice support for open world economy, multilateral […]

Malaysia morning news for December 19

Malaysia morning news for December 19

KL rises in world’s most expensive location Kuala Lumpur remains the highest placed Malaysian city as par of the findings of the latest Cost of Living survey published by ECA International, the world’s leading provider of knowledge, information and software for the management and assignment of employees around the world. — The Borneo Post Malaysia […]

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