Cambodia Morning News For May 17

Cambodia Morning News For May 17

PM Hun Sen’s Hopeful for the Upcoming Election Prime Minister Hun Sen, on Wednesday, expressed his positive hope for the upcoming election despite ill-intended people’s appeals for people not to vote. — Fresh News The collapse of Cambodia’s free press The Cambodian free press has entered the darkest days in recent memory. The Phnom Penh […]

Vietnam Morning News For May 17

Vietnam Morning News For May 17

Vietnam says eyeing formal antitrust probe into Uber-Grab deal Vietnam’s trade ministry said on Wednesday it is considering launching a formal investigation into the takeover of Uber Technologies’ Southeast Asia business by rival Grab after an initial probe showed the deal would violate antitrust law. — Yahoo News Chinese tourists spark ire in Vietnam with […]

Malaysia Morning News For May 17

Malaysia Morning News For May 17

Malaysia’s New Government To Scrap GST By June 1 Malaysia’s finance ministry on May 16 announced that the unpopular Goods and Services Tax (GST) of six per cent will be discontinued from June 1. — Investvine Police seize handbags, other personal items from ousted Malaysian PM Najib’s home Malaysian police seized handbags and few other […]

Cambodia Morning News For May 16

Cambodia Morning News For May 16

Eastern rail link gears up for service The Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) expects to begin service on a 107-kilometre train route from Battambang to Pursat on May 29, saying on their Facebook page that officials are actively working on restoring the track. — The Phnom Penh Post Salt producers told to add […]

Vietnam Morning News For May 16

Vietnam Morning News For May 16

Vietnam’s largest industrial properties supplier debuts The BW Industrial Development JSC, a joint-venture between the US private equity fund Warburg Pincus and Vietnam’s Investment and Industrial Development Corporation (Becamex IDC), made debut in the southern province of Binh Duong on May 15. — VietnamPlus Government urges plans on public investment capital disbursement The Ministry of […]

Malaysia Morning News For May 16

Malaysia Morning News For May 16

Malaysia is business friendly and welcomes FDI — Dr Mahathir Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said Malaysia is business friendly and welcomes foreign direct investments (FDI) from all over the world, including China. — The Edge Markets A Stunning, Sudden Fall for Najib Razak, Malaysia’s ‘Man of Steal’ Just a few months ago, the […]

Cambodia Morning News For May 15

Cambodia Morning News For May 15

NEC Closes Registration: 20 Parties Registered Dim Sovannarom, spokesman of National Election Committee (NEC), announced to officially close the registration of the political party for the National Assembly 6th mandate election on Monday. — Fresh News NBC signs new agreement to tackle financial crimes The National Bank of Cambodia’s Financial Intelligence Unit signed a memorandum […]

Vietnam Morning News For May 15

Vietnam Morning News For May 15

Petrolimex Aviation to supply fuel to all airports Petrolimex Aviation Fuel Joint Stock Company (Petrolimex Aviation) will supply fuel to all 26 airports in Viet Nam, according to the next five-year development plan. — Bizhub Intermediary payment service blooms in Vietnam Intermediary online payment service is developing strongly in Vietnam with active participation of foreign […]

Malaysia Morning News For May 15

Malaysia Morning News For May 15

Malaysia after GE14: transition to what? The night of 9 May was a sleepless one in Malaysia. Long, hot polling station queues gave way to long, anxious waits for official counts and winners. — New Mandala Ringgit slips almost 1% as trading resumes in Malaysia The Malaysian currency slipped on Monday as trading resumed following […]

Cambodia Morning News For May 14

Cambodia Morning News For May 14

Cambodia files first charge under new royal insult law A primary school principal in Cambodia became the first person to be charged under the kingdom’s new lese majeste law on Sunday over a comment he wrote on Facebook, officials said. — Yahoo News Price caps on petrol will continue: ministry The government on Friday reiterated […]

Vietnam Morning News For May 14

Vietnam Morning News For May 14

PM hopes for Vingroup’s contributions to domestic auto industry Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc expressed his hope that Vingroup conglomerate will contribute to the development of the domestic automobile sector with the establishment of its VinFast automobile and electric motorbike manufacturing complex. — Nhan Dan Online Banks eye consumer finance Several banks are keen to […]

Malaysia Morning News For May 14

Malaysia Morning News For May 14

Mahathir is back—good news or bad for sustainability in Malaysia? The world was shocked when the former prime minister swept to victory in last week’s general election. What could his return to power mean for the environment? — Eco-Business Mahathir girds for volatile start to Malaysian market trading Malaysia’s new government is girding for a […]