Malaysia Morning News For May 2

Malaysia Morning News For May 2

Minimum wage hike, S$20.3m grants for Malaysian workers if BN wins polls: PM Najib Prime Minister Najib Razak announced a slew of promises including an immediate hike in minimum wages, mandatory paternity leave and over RM60 million (S$20.3 million) in grants to Malaysia’s 14-million strong labour force if his Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition is returned […]

Cambodia Morning News For May 1

Cambodia Morning News For May 1

Cambodia registers parties ahead of July vote after main opposition dissolved Cambodia began registering political parties on Monday for a July general election which long-serving Prime Minister Hun Sen is poised to win after the Supreme Court dissolved the main opposition party. — Business Insider Hun Sen reiterates CNRP ban as party registration begins Registration […]

Vietnam Morning News For May 1

Vietnam Morning News For May 1

Vietcombank to offload 10% stake to maximum ten foreign investors Vietcombank, Vietnam’s largest lender by market value, will offload a 10 per cent stake to a maximum of ten foreign investors in the first half of this year after it received government approval for the sale, it announced at its recent annual shareholders’ meeting. — […]

Malaysia Morning News For May 1

Malaysia Morning News For May 1

Malaysia needs to accelerate private investment Malaysia needs to accelerate private investment to achieve higher productivity and add more value to products and services in order to lift the income level of the people, especially the Bottom 40 per cent of households (B40) group. — The Borneo Post After three years, GST has saved billions […]

Cambodia Morning News For April 30

Cambodia Morning News For April 30

Cambodia’s election committee invites political parties to register for general election Cambodia’s National Election Committee (NEC) on Sunday invited political parties to register to contest in the July general election, according to its press release. — Xinhua Corruption culture and low pay hurting journalism ethics in Cambodia: report Meagre salaries amid a culture of corruption […]

Vietnam Morning News For April 30

Vietnam Morning News For April 30

Vietnam Trade Surplus at $3.1b Vietnam recorded a trade surplus of $3.1 billion as of April 15, according to the latest statistics of the General Department of Vietnam Customs. — Financial Tribune Vietnam Airlines jet lands on runway under construction Vietnam Airlines has reportedly suspended crew of an A321 after the jet mistakenly landed on […]

Malaysia Morning News For April 30

Malaysia Morning News For April 30

Malaysia’s auto industry to become smarter sector The automotive industry will become a smarter sector and be equipped with high-end technology in the future. — The Malaysian Reserve From dead voters to blackouts: Malaysia braces for ‘filthy’ poll “Phantom” voters, electoral roll tampering, mysterious power blackouts during recounts — Malaysian activists are gearing up to […]

Cambodia Morning News For April 27

Cambodia Morning News For April 27

CPP Welcomes Newly Created “Chhantak Khmer Party” Cambodia’s People Party spokesman Sok Eysan said that CPP welcomed the creation of the “Chhantak Khmer Party” by Kong Mony Ka, the youngest son of Kong Korm, former leader of the Sam Rainsy Party. — Fresh News Cambodia’s quarterly tax revenue hits $761M Cambodia’s tax department collected $761 […]

Vietnam Morning News For April 27

Vietnam Morning News For April 27

Vietnam Building More Power Plants as Economic Growth Accelerates PetroVietnam Power Corp, or PV Power, has been granted government approval to build two gas-fired power plants in southern Vietnam at a total cost of nearly $1.5 billion, its parent company said on Thursday (26/04). — JakartaGlobe To solve supply glut, no new sugarcane plants until […]

Malaysia Morning News For April 27

Malaysia Morning News For April 27

Malaysian economy to grow with oil revenue Oil prices which recently hit 3.5 year high at 74 U.S. dollars per barrel, is expected to boost Malaysia’s economy growth and government coffer, said analysts Thursday. — News Ghana PM Najib expects ‘better results’ this election FIVE years after leading his party to its narrowest victory yet, […]

Cambodia Morning News For April 26

Cambodia Morning News For April 26

Rubber exports grow slightly as prices fall Exports of rubber rose moderately during the first three months of the year, as the market for the commodity continues to be hampered by unstable prices. — Khmer Times Public lot on riverside eyed for major project Plans appear to be in the works to develop a central […]

Vietnam Morning News For April 26

Vietnam Morning News For April 26

Gov’t announces borrowing plans, limits for 2018 Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has announced the Government’s plans on borrowing, repayment and borrowing limits for 2018. — Bizhub 3 Vietnamese cities to be in Asean smart cities network Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang in Vietnam will be part of the Asean network of […]