Vietnam morning news for September 17

Vietnam morning news for September 17

Vietnam’s state budget collection up 12.4 pct in 8 months Vietnam posted budget collection of 997.6 trillion Vietnamese dong (43.4 billion U.S. dollars) in the first eight months of this year, up 12.4 percent on-year, according to the Vietnamese Ministry of Finance. — Xinhua Many foreign companies move factories to Vietnam: Savills Many companies are […]

Malaysia morning news for September 17

Malaysia morning news for September 17

‘Very unhealthy’ air quality in various parts of Malaysia, including Putrajaya Putrajaya was one of the five places in Malaysia where the air quality was registered as very unhealthy as of 9am on Monday (Sep 16) due to the haze. — CNA Guan Eng: RON95 price cap to stay for now, despite drone attack on […]

Myanmar morning news for September 16

Myanmar morning news for September 16

Myanmar’s rubber exports exceed target for 2018-19 Myanmar exported 192,980 tons of rubber worth of 247.56 million U.S. dollars in the first 11 months from October to August of the present fiscal year 2018-19 , exceeding the targeted of 170,000 tons, according to the figures of the Ministry of Commerce on Sunday. — Xinhua 8 […]

Vietnam morning news for September 16

Vietnam morning news for September 16

Complete Hanoi, HCMC airport runway repairs by November: government The government has directed that runways and taxiways at the Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat airports be completed by November. — VnExpress Disbursement rate of ODA funds in Vietnam reaches 3.4% of targets in Jan-Jun Minister of Finance Dinh Tien Dung attributed the low disbursement […]

Malaysia morning news for September 16

Malaysia morning news for September 16

Malaysia to write to Asean secretariat on need to formulate trans-boundary haze law Malaysia will send a letter to the Asean Secretariat on the need to formulate and enforce a uniform trans-boundary haze law across the region to avoid recurrence of the problem in the future. — New Straits Times Tourism Malaysia expects 8pc increase […]

Myanmar morning news for September 13

Myanmar morning news for September 13

Myanmar banks look to consolidation through better governance Consolidation can be expected in Myanmar’s overcrowded banking sector, aided by improved corporate governance and central bank directives as well as a cleaning up of loan books, an investment conference heard this week. — Myanmar Times Campaign launched to highlight “data darkness” internet shutdown in Rakhine State […]

Vietnam morning news for September 13

Vietnam morning news for September 13

Ministry asks for gov’t funding for upgrading int’l airport runways The Ministry of Transport has asked the government to consider allocating capital for the upgrade of runways at Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat international airports. — VietnamPlus Vietnam is 66th out of 89 economies in a global healthcare ranking list It scored an average […]

Malaysia morning news for September 13

Malaysia morning news for September 13

Petronas wants govt to provide incentives for maritime industry to promote cleaner fuel Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) hopes to convince the government to provide incentives as a move to support the utilisation of cleaner fuels in the maritime industry, Vice President LNG marketing and trading, Ahmad Adly Alias said. — The Borneo Post Retail research […]

Myanmar morning news for September 12

Myanmar morning news for September 12

Yangon electricity revenues up 65pc Yangon Region collected K36 billion more in electricity payments for the month of July, which is a 65 percent increase compared to the month before, said Daw Soe Soe Nwe, general manager of Yangon Electricity Supply Corporation (YESC), at a press conference on Monday. — Myanmar Times $250m earned from […]

Vietnam morning news for September 12

Vietnam morning news for September 12

Da Nang makes great efforts to attract investment in local hi-tech businesses The central coastal city of Da Nang has made great efforts to diversify its solutions to attract investment in local hi-tech businesses. NhanDan Online reports. — Vietnam Insider Vietnam’s new regulatory changes to increase market access for foreign investors The bill, which amends […]

Malaysia morning news for September 12

Malaysia morning news for September 12

Malaysia a strategic maritime hub in Southeast Asia Despite its relatively small size, Malaysia is a strategic maritime hub in Southeast Asia. — New Straits times Zuraida: Malaysia ready for smart cities in five years It will be another five years before most of the country is ready for the “smart city” concept, Housing and […]

Myanmar morning news for September 11

Myanmar morning news for September 11

Myanmar urged to develop microinsurance for the poor Insurance services in Myanmar need to reach out beyond the existing clientele to support households with lower incomes to manage their insurable risks, participants at an industry workshop said. — Myanmar Times Myanmar’s First Railroad to Get ADB-Assisted Upgrades Myanmar’s Ministry of Transport and Communications plans to […]

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