Myanmar morning news for April 9

Myanmar morning news for April 9

Chambers sign MOU for trade and investment A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Union of Myanmar Chamber of Commerce and Industry (UMFCCI) and Mercosur-ASEAN Chamber of Commerce (MACC), which is based in Argentina and Indonesia, was signed at the UMFCCI office for trade and investment promotion last week. — Myanmar Times EU says trade […]

Vietnam morning news for April 9

Vietnam morning news for April 9

Vietnam spends 570 million USD importing pharmaceuticals in Q1 Vietnam spent more than 570 million USD on importing pharmaceuticals in the first quarter of this year, marking a year-on-year increase of 16.7 percent, according to the latest statistics from the General Department of Customs. — VNA NET Hanoi to spend $625,000 a year on metro […]

Malaysia morning news for April 9

Malaysia morning news for April 9

Malaysia’s economy to experience moderate growth in 2019 The Malaysian economy is expected to experience moderate growth in 2019 due to challenging external factors, said Economic Affairs Deputy Minister Dr Mohd Radzi Md Jidin. — The Star Online Malaysian govt welcomes tech firm’s commitment to IR 4.0 A recent report noted that a Fortune 100 […]

Myanmar morning news for April 8

Myanmar morning news for April 8

Myanmar’s population has reached 54.1 million as of April 1 Myanmar’s population has reached 54.1 million as of April 1, growing by 1.32 percent from 2017, said a statement released by the country’s Ministry of Labor, Immigration and Population late on Saturday. — Famagusta-gazette Rohingya rights group says air strike kills over 20 Dhaka, April […]

Vietnam morning news for April 8

Vietnam morning news for April 8

Vietnam Wants 5% Of Population To Own Stocks The Vietnam government is encouraging its people to have confidence in the stock market and buy more securities as provision for the future, local media noted. — Investvine Vietjet launches five new domestic routes New-age carrier Vietjet inaugurated five new routes connecting Cần Thơ with Hải Phòng, […]

Malaysia morning news for April 8

Malaysia morning news for April 8

Malaysia, Singapore settle airspace dispute Malaysia and Singapore have reached an agreement on settling an airspace dispute after several months of negotiations. — VietnamPlus Why Malaysia needs one law to cover all tobacco products A former health ministry official has called on Putrajaya to develop an umbrella law on all tobacco products so as to […]

Myanmar morning news for April 5

Myanmar morning news for April 5

ADB Says Myanmar’s Economy Gets Back On Track Myanmar’s economic growth, which has been slowed down by sluggish government reforms, lack of confidence of foreign investors in a sound business environment and internal tensions and conflicts in the past, seems to be on the road to recovery, according to an assessment by the Asian Development […]

Vietnam morning news for April 5

Vietnam morning news for April 5

Vietnam’s economy is forecast to grow 6.8 percent in 2019 and 6.7 percent in 2020: ADB The Asian Development Bank (ADB) said in its report “Asian Development Outlook 2019.” Strong exports and domestic demand pushed Vietnam’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth higher in 2018 than in more than a decade, standing at 7.1 percent, but […]

Malaysia morning news for April 5

Malaysia morning news for April 5

Malaysia to enhance halal certification system in push towards global hub status: DPM Wan Azizah The Malaysian government has come up with new methods to enhance its halal certification system in its push to be a global halal hub, deputy prime minister Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said on Wednesday (Apr 3). — Channel NewsAsia Malaysia’s […]

Myanmar morning news for April 4

Myanmar morning news for April 4

Rakhine aid access ban leaves 95,000 lacking basic services, say INGOs Nearly 100,000 people in Rakhine State are unable to access essential services because of a ban on aid organisations entering townships affected by fighting between the Tatmadaw and the Arakan Army, humanitarian groups have warned in a joint statement. — Frontier Myanmar Sugar export […]

Vietnam morning news for April 4

Vietnam morning news for April 4

Vietnam’s digital trade may be worth $42 bn by 2030 The economic value of digital trade-enabled benefits to Vietnam’s economy is estimated to be worth VND81 trillion ($3.5 billion) but this could grow 12-fold under the right settings by 2030, according to “The Data Revolution: How Vietnam can capture the digital trade opportunity at home […]

Malaysia morning news for April 4

Malaysia morning news for April 4

Malaysia’s former PM Najib pleads not guilty as corruption trial starts Malaysia’s disgraced former leader Najib Razak pleaded not guilty to all charges against him on Wednesday (Apr 3) at the start of his trial over a multibillion-dollar financial scandal that brought down his government last year and sent shockwaves around the world. — Channel […]

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