Malaysia Morning News For April 6

Malaysia Morning News For April 6

US electrical and electronics firms invest RM42b in Malaysia About 24 electrical and electronics (E&E) companies from the United States have to date invested RM42bil in Malaysia, according to the 2018 survey of American investment in the E&E sector. — The Star Online Malaysia Issues 30-Day Ban on Mahathir’s Party Ahead of Vote Former Malaysian […]

Cambodia Morning News For April 5

Cambodia Morning News For April 5

Watchdog Urges Caution For Would-Be Observers to Cambodia’s Election An electoral watchdog in Cambodia has cautioned would-be international observers to think twice before accepting an invitation to participate in the country’s upcoming general ballot, which is expected to be neither free nor fair amid a ban on the main opposition party. — Radio Free Asia […]

Vietnam Morning News For April 5

Vietnam Morning News For April 5

Vietnam plans to hike fuel taxes in fight against pollution The proposed hike has raised concerns over aggravated costs for businesses and consumers. — VnExpress Vietnam Cement Industry Corporation asked to improve operations Minister and Head of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung identified key tasks for the Vietnam Cement Industry Corporation (VICEM) to boost […]

Malaysia Morning News For April 5

Malaysia Morning News For April 5

Malaysia set to become world’s 24th largest economy by 2050 Malaysia, a medium-sized economy, is expected to improve its ranking to be the 24th largest in the world by 2050. — New Straits Times No major impact on Malaysia from US tariffs, says RAM Ratings RAM Ratings does not expect the hefty 25% and 10% […]

Cambodia Morning News For April 4

Cambodia Morning News For April 4

Hun Sen calls for caution amid China-US trade war Prime Minister Hun Sen warned on Tuesday that a developing trade war between the US and China could affect Cambodia, and said the Kingdom must act to mitigate any potential fallout. — The Phnom Penh Post Truck ban not as painful as feared, shipper says Since […]

Vietnam Morning News For April 4

Vietnam Morning News For April 4

Vietnam to cut corporate tax to 15-17% in bid to boost business climate Vietnam is planning to slash corporate income tax rates from the current 20-22% to 15-17% in an effort to make the country one of the most competitive economies in ASEAN, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has revealed. — VietnamNet Bridge Credit guarantee […]

Malaysia Morning News For April 4

Malaysia Morning News For April 4

Malaysia Airlines unveils three digital initiatives Malaysia Airlines Bhd has unveiled three digital initiatives – MHguardian, MHfeedback and Facebook messenger BOT MHChat – to enhance passengers’ travel experience. — The Borneo Post Malaysia Remains An Attractive Investment Destination For The US Malaysia remains an attractive investment destination for US businesses due to certain advantages country […]

Cambodia Morning News For April 3

Cambodia Morning News For April 3

Government to offer free bus services to provinces for Khmer New Year The government plans to provide limited free bus services on a first-come, first-served basis along National Roads 1 and 5 during the week of Khmer New Year, though how such a plan will be implemented remains unclear. — The Phnom Penh Post Cambodian […]

Vietnam Morning News For April 3

Vietnam Morning News For April 3

Slow Roll-out Planned For Vietnam High-Speed Train Vietnam is once again talking about a high-speed train linking Hanoi in the north with Ho Chi Min City (HCMC) in the south. However, by the time the North-South express railway is complete very few of today’s lawmakers are likely to be alive to wave off the first […]

Malaysia Morning News For April 3

Malaysia Morning News For April 3

Malaysia approves ‘fake news’ law despite outcry Malaysia’s government Monday pushed a law through parliament that makes “fake news” punishable by a maximum six-year jail term despite an outcry from critics worried it will be used to stifle dissent before elections. — Business Times Bursa Malaysia announced CIS regulatory framework enhancements Bursa Malaysia Securities Bhd […]

Slow Roll-out Planned For Vietnam High-Speed Train

Slow Roll-out Planned For Vietnam High-Speed Train

Vietnam is once again talking about a high-speed train linking Hanoi in the north with Ho Chi Min City (HCMC) in the south. However, by the time the North-South express railway is complete very few of today’s lawmakers are likely to be alive to wave off the first train. First mooted following a visit to Japan […]

Cambodia Morning News For April 2

Cambodia Morning News For April 2

Cambodia road reconstruction projects, financing secured Financing has been secured for key road reconstruction projects in Cambodia. Work is being carried out on six road projects in the country that measure a total of 600km, as well as a bridge, with this all costing some US$490 million. — World Highways Are Chinese-funded dams on the […]