Malaysia morning news for June 25

Malaysia morning news for June 25

Malaysia must raise productivity to achieve high-income status Malaysia needs to increase its productivity if it is to achieve its goal to become a high-income nation in the next decade, said International Monetary Fund (IMF) managing director Christine Lagarde. — The Star Online Pasir Gudang MP: All chemical factories here should stop operations All chemical […]

Myanmar morning news for June 24

Myanmar morning news for June 24

Myanmar orders internet shutdown in conflict-torn Rakhine state – telco operator Communications Ministry directs internet service suspension in nine townships in Rakhine and Chin states, citing disturbances of peace and use of internet activities to coordinate illegal activities. — Irrawaddy Myanmar’s foreign trade deficit registers 1.05 bln USD in FY 2018-19 Myanmar registered 1.05 billion […]

Vietnam morning news for June 24

Vietnam morning news for June 24

Vietnam Electricity Group sees after-tax rise Vietnam Electricity Group (EVN) recorded VND6.817 trillion (USD293.13 million) in post-tax profits last year, a slight rise of 3.4% on-year. — Vietnam Insider Vietnam becomes fastest growing tourism market of Japan Vietnam was the fastest growing tourism market of Japan with rise of 125.9 percent in 2018, according to […]

Malaysia morning news for June 24

Malaysia morning news for June 24

Dr Mahathir suggests Asean countries introduce taxes on online businesses Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohammad yesterday proposed that Asean member nations introduce taxes on online businesses to increase their respective revenues. Dr Mahathir said the online businesses had “swallowed” conventional businesses. — The Borneo Post S’wak Finance Ministry: Lim’s bankruptcy claim misleading, contains political […]

Don Mueang to see first flight of Airbus A330-900 this week (video) *updated

When Thai AirAsia X Flight XJ 310 departs Bangkok’s Don Mueang International Airport next Tuesday (June 25) those on board will be part of Southeast Asia aviation history as the airline becomes the first in the Asia-Pacific region to fly the new Airbus A330-900 aircraft. Unveiled at the Paris Air Show earlier this week, the […]

Myanmar morning news for June 21

Myanmar morning news for June 21

Myanmar’s economy to grow at 6.5 pct in current fiscal: World Bank Myanmar’s economy is expected to grow at 6.5 percent in the fiscal year 2018-19 (October-September), said a report of the World Bank carried on state media Thursday. — Global Times World Bank warns Myanmar to double electricity sector investment Myanmar needs to invest […]

Vietnam morning news for June 21

Vietnam morning news for June 21

Vietnam named among Apple’s favorites for smartphone diversification from China The US tech giant is believed to ask its major suppliers to evaluate the cost implications of shifting 15% to 30% of their production capacity from China to Southeast Asia as it prepares for a fundamental restructuring of its supply chain. — The Hanoitimes Huawei […]

Malaysia morning news for June 21

Malaysia morning news for June 21

PM: MH17 findings ‘politically-motivated’, no proof Russia to blame Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today claimed that the recent findings on the culprit behind the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was a “politically-motivated” conclusion to solely blame Russia. — Malay Mail Malaysia’s capital market expands to RM3.19 trillion, says SC Security Commission […]

Myanmar morning news for June 20

Myanmar morning news for June 20

World Bank Puts Myanmar’s Power Investment Needs at $2B a Year Electricity consumption expected to increase by 11% annually through 2030 amid strong economic growth, new report says. — Irrawaddy Suu Kyi attending ASEAN Summit amid regional storm over Rohingya ASEAN members will be piling pressure on Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi over the regional […]

Vietnam morning news for June 20

Vietnam morning news for June 20

Vietnam to allocate nearly US$2 billion for Mekong Delta development The Mekong Delta region is facing bottlenecks in development, especially in transportation, while there have been greater risks in climate change that require immediate measures. — The Hanoitimes Agricultural sector sees production and business growth in H1 The agricultural sector has maintained growth in the […]

Malaysia morning news for June 20

Malaysia morning news for June 20

MH17 suspects to be charged with murder as Bellingcat report reveals details of plane’s final moments Investigators have named four suspects they will charge with murder over the downing of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which killed 298 people, including 38 Australians. — ABC Group wants govt to ban liquor sold for less than RM50 […]

Myanmar morning news for June 19

Myanmar morning news for June 19

Ministry reminds tourism operators to transact in kyat The Ministry of Hotels and Tourism (MOHT) has issued a reminder to the airline and tourism industry to transact in the local Myanmar currency and apply for a local money changer license. — Myanmar Times Vietnam becomes ninth largest trade partner of Myanmar Trade between Vietnam and […]

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