Myanmar Morning News For September 14

Myanmar Morning News For September 14

Al Qaeda warns Myanmar of ‘punishment’ over Rohingya Al Qaeda militants have called for support for Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims, who are facing a security crackdown that has sent about 400,000 of them fleeing to Bangladesh, warning that Myanmar would face “punishment” for its “crimes”. — Reuters HKSAR Chief Executive Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor to visit Myanmar […]

Vietnam Morning News For September 14

Vietnam Morning News For September 14

Capital shortage slows Vietnam infrastructure projects Authorities in Ho Chi Minh City announced on Wednesday a further delay to the start of Metro Line 2 until 2020, taking it seven years behind schedule, because more time is needed to formulate and process the project. — Nikkei Asian Review Banks’capital adequacy in danger of plunging The […]

Myanmar Morning News For September 13

Myanmar Morning News For September 13

Myanmar expects 6 bln USD foreign direct investment yearly Myanmar is expecting to attract about 6 billion U.S. dollars of annual foreign direct investment starting from 2018, U Maung Maung Win, deputy minister of the Ministry of Planning and Finance said Tuesday. — Xinhua Regulatory roadmap needed for banking sector reform Myanmar needs to establish […]

Vietnam Morning News For September 13

Vietnam Morning News For September 13

Education in Vietnam: Opportunities and Challenges for Investment Vietnam is currently one of the best destination for foreign investment in Southeast Asia. The country’s GDP is forecast to grow by 6.5 percent in 2017 and, among a variety of sectors, the demand for a high-quality education is reaching new heights, providing favorable opportunities for foreign […]

Myanmar Morning News For September 12

Myanmar Morning News For September 12

UN warns of ‘ethnic cleansing’ of Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims he situation in Myanmar is a “textbook example of ethnic cleansing”, the United Nations rights chief said Monday, as Washington condemned a surge in violence that has sent more than 300,000 Rohingya Muslims fleeing for Bangladesh. — The Business Times Property taxes worth less than a […]

Vietnam Morning News For September 12

Vietnam Morning News For September 12

Too many barriers stifle startups A report from the Ministry of Information and Communication (MIC) released in 2016 showed that about 1,000 startups are registered every year in Vietnam. However, only 10 percent of them now exist. — VietnamNet Bridge Vietnam’s prosecutors implicate multiple state firms in massive graft case PetroVietnam units have been identified […]

Myanmar Morning News For September 11

Myanmar Morning News For September 11

Myanmar army ‘using land mines’ against Rohingya Myanmar’s military has been accused of planting land mines in the path of Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in its western Rakhine state, with Amnesty International reporting two Rohingya civilians wounded Sunday. — Bangkok Post Export value this FY increased by US$433 million Myanmar’s exports so far this fiscal […]

Vietnam Morning News For September 11

Vietnam Morning News For September 11

Vietnam prosecutes former c.bank exec for “lack of responsibility” Vietnam police said on Friday they had charged a former central bank deputy governor with “lack of responsibility”, as the country extends its corruption crackdown in the banking and energy sectors. — Reuters State Divestment: Exciting Opportunities For Investors The government hopes that equitisation will increase […]

Thailand Morning News For September 8

Thailand Morning News For September 8

Meechai says election date cannot be set yet until the election law is enacted The general election date will be set once the organic law regarding the election bill has become effective, Constitution Drafting Committee chairman Meechai Ruchupan said on Thursday (Sept 7). — Thai PBS DPM says agencies unable to reform will be penalized […]

Myanmar Morning News For September 8

Myanmar Morning News For September 8

Myanmar steers auto market toward new cars Myanmar is signaling a turn toward new cars as incentives and regulations promote a shift in an automobile market known for low annual sales numbers and roads overwhelmingly populated by used imports from Japan. — Nikkei Asian Review Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims: Stateless, persecuted and fleeing Rohingya Muslims are […]

Vietnam Morning News For September 8

Vietnam Morning News For September 8

Corporate tax law changes worry businesses Following the supposed changes to value-added consumption tax, the MoF tackled national CIT with a tendentious change to the current level of debt over equity ratio, which is commonly considered a financial leverage for firms to shield themselves against unfavourable income taxes. — VietnamNet Bridge Vietnam slow to sell […]

Myanmar Morning News For September 7

Myanmar Morning News For September 7

Suu Kyi’s fading allure repels foreign investors Soe Lin Htat sold his wife’s jewelry and a condominium to keep his media and marketing business afloat before Myanmar started to open to foreign investment. — Asia Times 90,000 unsellable rice bags stranded in Lweje Due to seizures by Chinese authorities, there are over 90,000 unsellable rice […]