Vietnam morning news for September 5

Vietnam morning news for September 5

Vietnam’s MoT proposes to buy back all non-State stake in Airports Corporation Vietnam’s Ministry of Transport has proposed to buy back close to 4.5 per cent stake, that’s currently not owned by the state, in Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV), local media reported. — DealStreetAsia Philippines hits Vietnam with new tariffs on cement imports A […]

Malaysia morning news for September 5

Malaysia morning news for September 5

ECRL, two pipeline projects meant to bail out 1MDB, says Najib’s ex-aide The East Coast Rail Link (ECRL), the Trans-Sabah Gas Pipeline and the Multi-Product Pipeline (MPP) that sought investments from China were proposed projects to bail out debt-riddled 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). — Malay Mail Road tax renewal at post offices to continue as […]

Myanmar morning news for September 4

Myanmar morning news for September 4

After Meeting Trump, a Myanmar Minister Faces Criminal Charges The Baptist minister from Myanmar had less than 60 seconds in the Oval Office to tell President Trump about the mistreatment and abuse his people suffer. — New York Times Total FDI at hotel and tourism sector in Yangon hits over 230 m USD From May […]

Vietnam morning news for September 4

Vietnam morning news for September 4

Vietnam ex-minister took US$3 million bribes in MobiFone case: Police Police in Vietnam have accused a former information minister of taking US$3 million in bribes in connection with a controversial deal at state telecoms firm MobiFone, state media reported on Tuesday (Sep 3). — CNA Vietnam GDT proposes to erase $515M in irrecoverable debts Vietnam’s […]

Malaysia morning news for September 4

Malaysia morning news for September 4

Group plans protest against Penang reclamation project A coalition of 40 Muslim non-governmental organisations called Gerakan Pembela Ummah Pulau Pinang is planning a mass protest to oppose the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project. — Malay Mail Sarawak has rights over port ownership and operations, says PBB man The assemblyman says Sarawak needs to find out […]

Myanmar morning news for September 3

Myanmar morning news for September 3

Lawmaker seeks sanctions against steel factory Business executives responsible for unpaid debts totalling K9.50 billion (US$5.97 million) for the construction of the state-owned Myingyan steel mill should be sanctioned for overspending, a Pyithu Hluttaw (Lower House) legislator said. — Myanmar Times Malaysian investors attracted to Myanmar despite rift over Rakhine Investors from Malaysia say they […]

Vietnam morning news for September 3

Vietnam morning news for September 3

Vietnam Airlines Receives Permission to Operate United States Flights Vietnam Airlines (VN/HVN) has received permission from the United States Department of Transportation to begin flights between its hubs in Vietnam and the United States. The airline has also received fifth freedom rights for routes on which it will include a stopover between the two countries. […]

Malaysia morning news for September 3

Malaysia morning news for September 3

Minister: Trade groups yet to see signs of non-Muslim business boycott Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution said there has not been any reported effect of the call to boycott halal products sold by non-Muslims. — Malay Mail Malaysia urges citizens to obey Australian immigration law after report of 33,000 asylum […]

Myanmar morning news for September 2

Myanmar morning news for September 2

Myanmar army says to punish soldiers in Rohingya atrocities probe Myanmar’s army will court-martial soldiers after a new finding in an inquiry into atrocities in Rakhine state, from which more than 730,000 Rohingya Muslims fled a 2017 army-led campaign the United Nations says was executed with “genocidal intent”. — The Daily Star PTT wins deal […]

Vietnam morning news for September 2

Vietnam morning news for September 2

Investors expect positive changes in Vietnam’s PPP investment law The absence of guarantees related to minimum returns and foreign exchange risks have kept investors away from Vietnam’s large transport infrastructure projects. — The Hanoitimes Vietnam’s surprise GDP revision risks damaging economic credibility At the stroke of a pen, the Communist-ruled country is revising upward the […]

Malaysia morning news for September 2

Malaysia morning news for September 2

MTUC proposes RM500 cost of living allowance, higher retirement age The Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) has proposed an immediate introduction of a RM500 minimum monthly cost of living allowance (COLA) for all workers and to increase the mandatory retirement age to 65 in its Budget 2020 proposals. — The Sun Daily Fixed and mobile […]

Myanmar morning news for August 30

Myanmar morning news for August 30

Myanmar’s Second Biggest City Receives Smart City Award 2019 Mandalay, the historic royal capital, has been undergoing a high-tech, e-government makeover since 2017–efforts a government-tech award summit in Bangkok recognized. — Irrawaddy Thailand’s top court upholds Myanmar workers’ death penalty in British backpacker murders Two Myanmar migrant workers sentenced to death for the murder of […]

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