Countdown to 2nd India-Asean InnoTech Summit

Countdown to 2nd India-Asean InnoTech Summit

India might have walked away from the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), but that shouldn’t been seen as indicating anything apart from the complexities of international trade deals. India’s interest in Asean remains strong and vibrant as those attending next week’s 2nd India-Asean InnoTech Summit will find out. To be held between November 20 and 22 […]

Myanmar morning news for November 12

Myanmar morning news for November 12

57 countries sue Myanmar over reported genocide of Rohingya in historic lawsuit Fifty-seven nations are suing Myanmar at the International Court of Justice, alleging in a historic lawsuit that the government has conducted genocide against its Rohingya minority. — ABC News Cabinet to adopt development guideline for Dawei SEZ link The National Economic and Social […]

Vietnam morning news for November 12

Vietnam morning news for November 12

Vietnam’s struggles to become a developed, industrialised nation VIETNAMESE Prime Minister, Nguyen Xuan Phuc said the biggest threat to the country’s development was the reluctance to take action and the fear of responsibility. — New Straits times NA adopts resolution on socio-economic development plan 2020 The National Assembly voted to pass a resolution on the […]

Malaysia morning news for November 12

Malaysia morning news for November 12

US aviation authority downgrades Malaysia’s air safety rating, say sources The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has downgraded Malaysia’s air safety rating, restricting the country’s airlines from adding flights to the United States, four sources familiar with the matter told. — Malay Mail Oh dear, Mahathir: Asean Summit bad-boy stands his ground (photo gallery) We’ll be […]

Myanmar morning news for November 11

Myanmar morning news for November 11

Myanmar Expects Factory Investment to Jump on U.S.-China Tension Myanmar expects to attract more investment as manufacturers seeking to relocate production from China to skirt U.S. tariffs encounter capacity constraints in Vietnam. — Bloomberg CBM to issue two types of licenses for foreign banks The Central Bank of Myanmar (CBM) will issue two types of […]

Vietnam morning news for November 11

Vietnam morning news for November 11

Vietnam, US ink $2.7 bln deals Vietnam and the U.S. signed memorandums of understanding on major business deals worth $2.7 billion on Friday as the two countries seek to reduce the latter’s climbing trade deficit. — VnExpress Finnish engineering company to build wind farm in Vietnam Finland’s Poyry Plc announced to join forces with an […]

Malaysia morning news for November 11

Malaysia morning news for November 11

Malaysia to create a new economic corridor in Johor, says Economic Affairs Minister Azmin Ali As next weekend’s by-election in Johor’s Tanjung Piai draws closer, Economic Affairs Minister Azmin Ali on Sunday (Nov 10) said the government has plans to create another new economic corridor in the state. — The Straits Times Malaysia needs quality […]

Myanmar morning news for November 8

Myanmar morning news for November 8

Rubber export volume reaches US$ 6 million within one month of current FY Rubber export volume reached US$ 6 million within one month in the current financial year, decreasing by more than US$ 4 million compared to the same period of last year, said Khin Maung Lwin, Assistant Secretary of the Ministry of Commerce. — […]

Vietnam morning news for November 8

Vietnam morning news for November 8

Vietnam tightens imports scrutiny after nine-dash fiascos Vietnamese authorities are tightening import inspections after several instances of China’s infamous and fraudulent nine-dash map sneaking through in various products. — VnExpress FDI inflow into Hanoi on track to hit US$8 billion in 2019 This would result in total accumulated foreign capital to Hanoi at US$42 billion […]

Malaysia morning news for November 8

Malaysia morning news for November 8

Malaysia to impose cash transaction limit of RM25,000 starting next year Malaysia is planning to impose a cash transaction limit (CTL) of RM25,000 starting next year to further strengthen the country’s financial integrity. — The Borneo Post Rubber Production Incentive to remain at RM2.50: Shamsul The Rubber Production Incentive (IPG) will remain at RM2.50 per […]

Myanmar morning news for November 7

Myanmar morning news for November 7

Myanmar State Firm Signs Deal to Buy Electricity From Strategic Chinese Project in Rakhine Myanmar’s state-owned Electric Power Generation signs purchase agreement with power plant being developed by Myanmar-China joint venture in Rakhine State’s Kyaukphyu. — Irrawaddy CMP businesses import raw materials worth over $160m in one month CMP businesses have imported raw materials worth […]

Vietnam morning news for November 7

Vietnam morning news for November 7

VN has 2nd lowest number of mobile malware threats in Southeast Asia Việt Nam had the second lowest number of Android threats detected in Southeast Asia in the period from January to September this year, according to cybersecurity company Kaspersky. — Viet Nam News Vietnam: more imported scrap offers from Japan & US SteelMint learnt […]