Malaysia morning news for August 22

Malaysia morning news for August 22

MACC unfreezes two CDS accounts belonging to Arul Kanda The High Court was told today that the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission has unfrozen two Central Depository System (CDS) accounts belonging to former 1Malaysia Developement Berhad (1MDB) chief executive officer Arul Kanda Kandasamy yesterday. — The Borneo Post Fearing tobacco’s fate, Malaysian palm oil industry fights back […]

Myanmar morning news for August 21

Myanmar morning news for August 21

U.N. agency, Bangladesh begin survey of Rohingya over return to Myanmar The United Nations’ refugee agency and Bangladesh authorities on Tuesday started to consult more than 3,000 Rohingya refugees from Myanmar to determine if any want to return home, officials said, as a fresh repatriation bid was launched. — Today Online US, Japan Vow to […]

Vietnam morning news for August 21

Vietnam morning news for August 21

Central city to boost cashless transactions The city of Đà Nẵng, the region’s major economic driver, is making headway in raising awareness on the benefits of cashless transactions as well as in building financial and technical infrastructure for the future development of a cashless society. — Viet Nam News Chinese steelmaker plans to put up […]

Malaysia morning news for August 21

Malaysia morning news for August 21

Johor to end dependency on treated water supply from Singapore by 2022 The Ministry of Water, Land and Natural Resources expects Johor to no longer be dependent on the supply of treated water from Singapore by 2022, said its Minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar (pix). — The Sun Daily Malaysia’s first flying car 85pc completed, says […]

Myanmar morning news for August 20

Myanmar morning news for August 20

Tax amnesty proposed, prompting renewed debate The chorus of voices defending and opposing the reduction of tax rates for undisclosed income has come to the fore again following the submission of the Union Tax Bill 2019 to the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw earlier this month. — Myanmar Times Bangladesh ready to repatriate 3,500 Rohingya refugees to Myanmar […]

Vietnam morning news for August 20

Vietnam morning news for August 20

Vietnam to auction new 4G spectrum as telecom speeds fall Vietnam will auction a new high-frequency 4G spectrum since the existing one has been almost fully taken resulting in lower speeds. — VnExpress HCM City has many things to do to become seed production hub Ho Chi Minh City holds potential for crop seed export, […]

Malaysia morning news for August 20

Malaysia morning news for August 20

KPDNHEP to hand over power on supervision of gas distribution in S’wak to state govt – PM’s Office The Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (KPDNHEP) has agreed to hand over the power on the supervision of gas distribution in Sarawak to the state government, as according to the 2016 Sarawak Distribution Gas Ordinance. […]

Myanmar morning news for August 19

Myanmar morning news for August 19

Rescue worker killed in attack on ambulance in northern Myanmar: Army One rescue worker was killed and several others were wounded when an ambulance came under fire in northern Myanmar amid clashes between troops and ethnic rebels in the region, an army spokesman and a witness said on Saturday (Aug 17). — CNA Myanmar extends […]

Vietnam morning news for August 19

Vietnam morning news for August 19

South China Sea alert: Fears of war surge as Vietnam confronts Beijing over ‘violations’ Like many countries in the region, Vietnam has clashed with China over certain areas which Beijing considers within its nine-dash line policy. — Express.co.uk Majority of Chinese firms consider Vietnam preferred investment destination Since last June, 33 listed Chinese companies have […]

Malaysia morning news for August 19

Malaysia morning news for August 19

Smart farming policy can modernise Malaysia’s agricultural landscape, says Azmin The government will announce a new policy on smart farming in the near future, said Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali. — Malay Mail Lawyer moots Putrajaya-backed class action lawsuit, tribunal as alternatives to MH17 trial Getting a group of family members of […]

Myanmar morning news for August 16

Myanmar morning news for August 16

Myanmar rebels carry out unprecedented attack on military academy Myanmar’s military was Thursday fighting rebels who mounted an unprecedented strike at an army academy killing at least one, apparently in retaliation for massive drug seizures. — CNA Myanmar Set to Ink Pact with China on Border Cooperation Zones Signing of framework agreement will kick implementation […]

Vietnam morning news for August 16

Vietnam morning news for August 16

Vietnam’s e-commerce market may rank third in Southeast Asia Vietnam could have Southeast Asian’s third-largest e-commerce market by 2025. The information was released during the Vietnam online marketing forum in Hanoion August 14. — Viet Nam Net Vietnam speeds up tourism cooperation with Southeast Asian countries The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism yesterday hosted the […]

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