Vietnam morning news for January 24

Vietnam morning news for January 24

Vietnam records 1 billion USD trade deficit in first half of Jan Vietnam had a trade deficit of about 1 billion USD in the first 15 days of this year, according to the General Department of Customs. — VNA NET Fintech accounts for maximum startup funding in Vietnam in 2018 Fintech accounted for the maximum […]

Malaysia morning news for January 24

Malaysia morning news for January 24

Malaysia in bid to increase rice production by 5% The production rate of local rice will be increased to 75% from the current 70% as Malaysia looks to reduce dependency on imports, said Datuk Salahuddin Ayub (pic). — The Star Online Malaysia ranks 27th in global talent competitiveness Malaysia ranks 27th according to the 2019 […]

Myanmar morning news for January 23

Myanmar morning news for January 23

Supply of housing units to rise, spur more development Despite a rise in the number of housing units provided by the government and private sector, the gap between supply and demand for affordable homes in Yangon is widening as the population expands, Daw Aye Aye Latt, founder of Chantha Shwe Myay Construction Co, told Myanmar […]

Lao morning news for January 23

Lao morning news for January 23

Impacts on the construction of China’s Huong River in Laos Lao people in Pongsaly affected by U Nam 4 and 7 dam projects are facing a problem. difficulties in everyday life for not helping enough investment from China Songrit Reported from Bangkok. — VOA Lao Lao PM calls for brainstorming on ways to drive growth […]

Vietnam morning news for January 23

Vietnam morning news for January 23

Vietjet Air to operate an additional 2,500 flights for Tet Low-cost carrier Vietjet Air will operate 2,500 additional flights to serve passengers during the upcoming Tet (Lunar New Year) holidays and the 2019 festive season, offering over 500,000 tickets to customers. — VNA NET Vietnam’s 2018 steel output hits 24.19 million mt, up 15% on […]

Malaysia morning news for January 23

Malaysia morning news for January 23

Malaysia to have fastest internet access speed in Southeast Asia — Wan Azizah Malaysia is to have the fastest Internet access speed with the 5G platform in Southeast Asia via the Enhanced Malaysia International Internet Gateway (EM-IIG) High-Speed Broadband that is expected to be ready in 2022. — The Edge Markets Malaysia the first Asian […]

Myanmar morning news for January 22

Myanmar morning news for January 22

Rakhine ups efforts to draw investments, hopes for development Rakhine State will target investments in tourism, fisheries and agriculture at an investment fair that will be held in February in Ngapali, southern Rakhine, Rakhine State Chief Minister U Nyi Pu told the media in Yangon yesterday. — Myanmar Times China’s diplomatic shield has a price […]

Lao morning news for January 22

Lao morning news for January 22

Macroeconomic stability in Laos amidst uncertainty The medium-term economic outlook for Laos is favourable but subject to risks, including a volatile global economic environment, according to the latest edition of the World Bank’s Lao Economic Monitor. — Vientiane Times Russian de-miners in Laos clear 52 hectares of mines Russian de-miners deployed to Laos have cleared […]

Vietnam morning news for January 22

Vietnam morning news for January 22

Digital content revenue estimated at $895 million in 2018 Digital content revenue was estimated at US$895 million last year, according to the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC). — Vietnam News Rubber stocks rise on global prices The global rubber price has increased sharply in recent weeks, benefiting the share prices of Vietnamese producers on […]

Malaysia morning news for January 22

Malaysia morning news for January 22

Malaysia’s construction industry growth to slow 4.3% in 2019 Malaysia’s construction sector growth is forecasted to slow from 4.5% to 4.3% in 2019 as its newly established Pakatan Harapan coalition continues to take several measures to reduce government debt and expenditure by suspending large-scale infrastructure projects across the country, a report by Fitch Solutions revealed. […]

Myanmar morning news for January 21

Myanmar morning news for January 21

Maritime trade totals $6.26 bln in Q1 The value of Myanmar’s maritime trade in the first quarter of the current fiscal year was estimated at US$6.26 billion, an increase of $177 million compared with the corresponding period of the 2017-2018 Fiscal Year, according to data from the Ministry of Commerce. — Global Newlight of Myanmar […]

Vietnam morning news for January 21

Vietnam morning news for January 21

Vietnam attracts US$8.3 billion FDI to industrial, economic zones The total foreign direct investment (FDI) poured into Vietnam’s industrial parks and economic zones in 2018 reached more than US$8.3 billion, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment. — Nhan Dan Garment and textile sector expect huge challenge The garment and textile sector was forecast […]

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