Malaysia Morning News For April 12

Malaysia Morning News For April 12

Malaysia’s anti-fake news legislation becomes law, is now enforceable Malaysia has gazetted the controversial Anti-Fake News Act 2018, meaning it has become law and is enforceable. — The Straits Times Malaysian government declares polling day a public holiday Malaysia’s federal government has declared May 9, polling day, a public holiday. — Channel NewsAsia Malaysia’s manufacturing […]

Cambodia Morning News For April 11

Cambodia Morning News For April 11

Phnom Penh airport train launches as free service until July 31 An airport train service running from the capital’s train station on Monivong Boulevard to the Phnom Penh International Airport started on Tuesday at a ceremony presided over by Transportation Minister Sun Chanthol. — The Phnom Penh Post Electronics manufacturer to build factory in Poipet […]

Vietnam Morning News For April 11

Vietnam Morning News For April 11

Vinacomin aims to produce 9.45 million tonnes of raw coal in Q2 Vietnam National Coal and Mineral Industries Corporation (Vinacomin) aims to produce 9.45 million tonnes of raw coal in the second quarter of 2018, and at the same time, sell 9.54 million tonnes of coal, including 540,000 tonnes for export. — VietnamPlus Shrimp surplus […]

Malaysia Morning News For April 11

Malaysia Morning News For April 11

Malaysia to hold general elections on May 9 Malaysia is set to hold a general election on May 9, the Elections Commission said, in what could be the toughest test of the ruling coalition’s 61-year grip on power. — Aljazeera Malaysia’s palm oil fell 6.24% to 2.32 million tonnes in March Malaysia’s total palm oil […]

Cambodia Morning News For April 10

Cambodia Morning News For April 10

‘Colour revolution seriously failed’: Hun Sen praises Cambodia’s political crackdown in Khmer New Year message In a five-page letter wishing Cambodians a happy Khmer New Year, Prime Minister Hun Sen also took the opportunity to praise himself and his government for an ongoing, internationally condemned political crackdown. — The Phnom Penh Post Cambodia’s Industrial and […]

Vietnam Morning News For April 10

Vietnam Morning News For April 10

Logistic firms urged to get technological Technology is seen as one way to help domestic logistic enterprises cut costs to gain an edge amidst higher demand in global transport. — Viet Nam News Vietnam Food Association risks losing rice monopoly Following recent criticism of the Vietnam Food Association (VFA), the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural […]

Malaysia Morning News For April 10

Malaysia Morning News For April 10

Moody’s sees ‘low’ political risk for Malaysia Malaysia’s domestic political risks, which have increased in recent years, have not adversely affected policy reform, Moody’s Investor Service said. — New Straits Times Trade balance maintains above RM9b level in February MALAYSIA’S trade surplus in February had managed to stay above the RM9 billion mark, despite the […]

Cambodia Morning News For April 9

Cambodia Morning News For April 9

Court officials give The Post extension on judgment Police and court officials entered the offices of The Phnom Penh Post on Thursday morning to enforce a court judgment in an ongoing civil suit, but offered a 20-day extension after meeting with members of senior management. — The Phnom Penh Post Japan, Cambodia sign $90m aid […]

Vietnam Morning News For April 9

Vietnam Morning News For April 9

Fuel prices rise from April 7 The prices of all kinds of fuel increased as from 15:00 of April 7 following a joint decision of the Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Industry and Trade. — VietnamPlus Timber supply matters to Vietnam’s wood industry Though forecasting a bright prospect for Vietnam’s wood industry this year, […]

Malaysia Morning News For April 9

Malaysia Morning News For April 9

BN manifesto realistic and foward-looking, say economists Barisan Nasional’s manifesto is a cornerstone in preparing Malaysia for the challenges ahead and positioning it to become one of the top 20 economies in the world, economists said. — New Straits Times Aluminum prices should stabilise despite uncertainties Aluminum prices should stabilise as the research arm of […]

Cambodia Morning News For April 6

Cambodia Morning News For April 6

Hun Sen ‘mulling fake news bill’ A ruling party spokesman on Thursday said the Cambodian government is looking to draft a “fake news” law, the same week similar legislation was introduced in Malaysia. — The Phnom Penh Post Smuggling blamed as rice exports drop 3pct Cambodia’s rice exports declined in the first quarter of the […]

Vietnam Morning News For April 6

Vietnam Morning News For April 6

Ha Noi’s condo market booming Positive market sentiments in the condominium industry in 2017 continued into the first quarter of 2018, according to CBRE Viet Nam’s Ha Noi property market report for the first quarter (Q1) of this year, released in Ha Noi on Tuesday. — Bizhub Measures sought for fisheries sector’s sustainable development Representatives […]