Myanmar morning news for June 26

Myanmar morning news for June 26

Myanmar Road Blockades in Rakhine Conflict Leave 3,000 Villagers Hungry More than 3,000 residents of Myanmar’s war-ravaged Rakhine state face severe food shortages due to road blockades by government forces that have locked down the area for about six months, local residents said. — Radio Free Asia Parts Of Myanmar Unaware Of COVID-19 Due To […]

Vietnam morning news for June 26

Vietnam morning news for June 26

Vietnam’s Support Policy to Recover Economy: Resolution 84 In a bid to further support businesses and spur economic growth post COVID-19, the government issued Resolution 84 to reduce administration fees for several sectors. — Vietnam Briefing Vietnam welcomes first Japanese business flyers since reopening About 440 Japanese nationals with business ties in Vietnam will arrive […]

Malaysia morning news for June 26

Malaysia morning news for June 26

World Bank: Malaysia can be high-income nation within 10 years despite Covid-19, but six reforms needed for transition Malaysia could graduate from being a middle-income nation to a high-income country within 10 years’, but would need to carry out six major reforms to do so, including by creating high-paying jobs and having more women join […]

Myanmar morning news for June 25

Myanmar morning news for June 25

World’s longest internet blackout enters second year in Myanmar Yangon: The worlds longest internet blockade in Myanmars conflict-ridden northwest has entered its second year, preventing the arrival of humanitarian aid and COVID-19 information. — The Shillong Times Six Activists Charged For Protest Against Internet Ban in Myanmar’s Rakhine Myanmar police have charged six activists who […]

Vietnam morning news for June 25

Vietnam morning news for June 25

Vietnam Approves Corporate Income Tax Reduction for 2020 Vietnam’s National Assembly on June 19 approved a 30 percent corporate income tax cut for the 2020 financial year. — Vietnam Briefing Vietnam records 3 new COVID-19 cases Vietnam reported three new cases of COVID-19 infection on Wednesday, bringing its total confirmed cases to 352 with zero […]

Malaysia morning news for June 25

Malaysia morning news for June 25

Malaysia drops Najib-era graft cases spearheaded by Mahathir As Malaysia waits for verdicts in the corruption trial of a former leader, the judiciary has dropped graft cases against prominent figures tied to his party amid a power struggle between Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin and his predecessor Mahathir Mohamad. — Nikkei Asian Review Malaysia leads mobile […]

Myanmar morning news for June 24

Myanmar morning news for June 24

Myanmar SMEs Urge Suu Kyi to Ease COVID-19 Loan Policies Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Myanmar say they aren’t able to access government and foreign-backed loans due to strict repayment and application requirements. — Irrawaddy Natural gas exports to Thailand down by $400 mln in current fiscal Myanmar’s exports of natural gas over the […]

Vietnam morning news for June 24

Vietnam morning news for June 24

Europe urges Vietnam to restart flights as FTA takes effect Europe has joined the growing number of economies urging Vietnam to resume international flights, as the country appears virtually free of the coronavirus and represents a strong investment destination for those seeking diverse supply chains. — Nikkei Asian Review (paywall) Vietnam cooperates with ASEAN to […]

Malaysia morning news for June 24

Malaysia morning news for June 24

Malaysia’s trading capabilities to receive boost from infrastructure development cooperation with China: minister Malaysia’s trading capabilities will receive a boost from infrastructure development cooperation with China, which will also create jobs and draw investment opportunities for the country, a senior Malaysian official said on Tuesday. — Xinhua Petronas to drop appeal, settle tax dispute with […]

Myanmar morning news for June 23

Myanmar morning news for June 23

Myanmar Announces COVID-19 Tax Exemptions On June 12, 2020, the Myanmar government issued a Union Taxation Law Ordinance to provide tax relief to the crisis-hit private sector as part of the. — Lexology Myanmar Airways gears up for rebound in tourism Myanmar Airways International (MAI) is restructuring its fleet of aircraft to operate more domestic […]

Vietnam morning news for June 23

Vietnam morning news for June 23

Ministry considers allowing bets via e-wallets, telecommunications accounts The Ministry of Finance is drafting an amendment to the decree on business of betting on horse racing, greyhound racing and international football, which would allow the payment of bets via e-wallets or telecommunication accounts. — Viet Nam News Electronics firm Qualcomm plans to open new production […]

Malaysia morning news for June 23

Malaysia morning news for June 23

Govt allows non-Malaysian spouses, children to return, but with immigration approval The government has allowed non-Malaysian spouses and their children who are stranded overseas to enter the country, but they must first obtain permission from the Immigration Department. — The Star Online Covid-19: Malaysia reports 15 new cases today, 13 involving foreigners Malaysia recorded 15 […]