Malaysia morning news for January 24

Malaysia morning news for January 24

Report: Malaysia to buy more sugar from India to help resolve palm oil spat Malaysia’s top sugar refiner said it will increase purchases of the commodity from India, which according to two sources is part of efforts to placate New Delhi amid an ongoing spat over palm oil. — Malay Mail Economist Intelligence Unit projects […]

Myanmar morning news for January 23

Myanmar morning news for January 23

Myanmar manufacturers oppose potential wage hike Garment manufacturers will conduct surveys of their own to determine whether workers are justified in calling for a substantial raise to the national living wage, according to the Myanmar Garment Manufacturers Association. — Ecotextile China and Myanmar to build new deep-sea port A new deep-sea port will form the […]

Vietnam morning news for January 23

Vietnam morning news for January 23

In Vietnam, economic success underpins literary boom Against the colorful backdrop of Vietnam’s Tet (Lunar New Year) holidays in late January, there is plenty of evidence of rising consumerism among the country’s burgeoning middle class. — Nikkei Asian Review (paywall) Vietnam eyes 5G equipment sale to US Vietnam hopes to sell locally-made 5G equipment to […]

Malaysia morning news for January 23

Malaysia morning news for January 23

Miti imposes anti-dumping duties on steel concrete from Singapore, Turkey The government decides to impose final affirmative anti-dumping duties on imports of steel concrete reinforcing bar from Singapore and Turkey after concluding its investigation on the matter. — The Sun Daily EC aims for automatic voter sign-up to start mid-2021 The tender for the computerised […]

Myanmar morning news for January 22

Myanmar morning news for January 22

MoEE, HISEM sign second phase of National Electrification Project Mandalay Electricity Supply Corporation, Electricity Supply Enterprise, Ministry of Electricity and Energy, and Hitachi Soe Electric & Machinery Co., Ltd. (HISEM), a tender winner for the National Electrification Project (NEP) Phase-II, signed a contract at the ministry in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday. — The Global New […]

Vietnam morning news for January 22

Vietnam morning news for January 22

Vietnam’s sugar industry expected to face more difficulties this year According to the Vietnam Sugarcane and Sugar Association (VSSA), the country produced 1.47 million tons of sugar in the 2017-2018 crop and in the 2018-2019 crop, the production dropped to 1.17 million tons with the area of sugarcanes reducing by 30-60 percent compared to the […]

Malaysia morning news for January 22

Malaysia morning news for January 22

Malaysia returns plastic waste to 13 countries Malaysia has sent back 150 containers of plastic waste to 13 mainly rich countries since the third quarter last year, with the environment minster warning on Monday that those who want to make the country a rubbish bin of the world can “dream on.” — Columbian Indonesia calls […]

Myanmar morning news for January 21

Myanmar morning news for January 21

Garment firms to conduct survey on minimum wage Garment makers will conduct a survey to determine if workers are justified in asking for a steep increase in the daily minimum wage, according to the Myanmar Garment Manufacturers Association. — Myanmar Times Xi says China never sells weapons to Myanmar armed groups President Xi Jinping has […]

Vietnam morning news for January 21

Vietnam morning news for January 21

Viettel becomes world’s 6th provider of 5G device Việt Nam’s biggest telecom firm Viettel announced it is the 6th company in the world to manufacture 5G devices. — Viet Nam News Ministries demand more airports open to private investment Five ministries have universally rejected a proposal by the transport ministry to restrict private investment in […]

Malaysia morning news for January 21

Malaysia morning news for January 21

Malaysian PM Mahathir says received 5 proposals for ailing Malaysia Airlines Malaysia has received five proposals for its debt-laden national carrier Malaysia Airlines, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamed said at a group media briefing on Monday. — Reuters Malaysia returns 42 containers of ‘illegal’ plastic waste to UK Malaysia is returning 42 shipping containers of illegally […]

Myanmar morning news for January 20

Myanmar morning news for January 20

State Counsellor, President Xi Jinping hold bilateral talks, witness signing 33 agreements State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and Chinese President Mr. Xi Jinping took part in the Myanmar-China bilateral talks in the Credentials Hall of the Presidential Palace in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday morning. — The Global New Light of Myanmar China and […]

Vietnam morning news for January 20

Vietnam morning news for January 20

Vietnam’s battalions of ‘cyber-armies’ silencing online dissent ‘Force 47’, thought to be 10,000-strong, seen as government’s online enforcers as new cybercrime law takes effect. — Aljazeera Bamboo Airways listed as “the airlines to watch” in 2020 Bamboo Airways is a brand new Vietnamese carrier and one of the more intriguing airline startups around right now. […]