Malaysia morning news for June 11

Malaysia morning news for June 11

Malaysian companies urged to explore opportunities within Industry 4.0 Malaysian companies are encouraged to explore the exponential business opportunities within the Industry 4.0, particularly as a solutions and products provider to complement its entire value chain. — The Sun Daily S’wak govt to carry on with business-friendly policies – Abang Johari The Sarawak Government will […]

Myanmar morning news for June 10

Myanmar morning news for June 10

Outcry over Asean report predicting Rohingya’s ‘smooth’ return to Myanmar An Asean report predicting half a million Rohingya refugees will return to Myanmar in two years has left observers incredulous for glossing over army atrocities, ignoring an ongoing civil war in Rakhine state and failing to mention the persecuted Muslim minority by name. — The […]

Vietnam morning news for June 10

Vietnam morning news for June 10

Vietnam’s state budget records surplus of US$3.35 billion YTD The budget revenue collection in May reached VND110.2 trillion (US$4.74 billion), accumulating to VND628 trillion (US$27.03 billion) in the January – May period, up 13% year-on-year. — The Hanoitimes US to investigate Vietnam ‘shrimp king’ for anti-dumping tax evasion Minh Phu Seafood JSC, one of Vietnam’s […]

Malaysia morning news for June 10

Malaysia morning news for June 10

Ministry to work with telcos to improve coverage in rural S’wak – Dr Rundi The Ministry of Utilities will be collaborating with telecommunication service providers in an effort to improve coverage in rural Sarawak, said its Minister Dato Sri Dr Stephen Rundi Utom. Dr Rundi said collaboration with the telecommunication service providers was very important […]

Myanmar morning news for June 7

Myanmar morning news for June 7

Thilawa special economic zone to launch new phase A Japan-backed special economic zone in Myanmar is expanding as an alternative production hub for China and Vietnam, attracting growing numbers of Japanese and other foreign firms to the outskirts of Yangon. — Bangkok post Myanmar GDP expected to rise 6.8 percent by 2020 Myanmar’s economy is […]

Vietnam morning news for June 7

Vietnam morning news for June 7

Vietnam’s car localization rate remains low: ministry Vietnam’s automobile industry has witnessed progress in the last two years, but the localization rate remains low, not meeting the set target, according to its Ministry of Industry and Trade. –Xinhua Vietnam’s envoy to Cambodia on PM Lee’s online remark: We have not forsaken lessons of history Radio […]

Malaysia morning news for June 7

Malaysia morning news for June 7

Malaysia set to become preferred location for semiconductor industry Malaysia is poised to become the preferred location for international companies looking to expand their semiconductor businesses, especially in the wafer fabrication (fab) industry. — The Star Online Shrinking factory activity nothing to worry about, says economist An economist has shrugged off news that factory activity […]

Myanmar morning news for June 6

Myanmar morning news for June 6

Consolidation expected in banking industry as competition heats up The Central Bank of Myanmar (CBM) believes that allowing foreign banks into the retail-banking sector will drive consolidation in the local banking industry and make available a larger pool of funds for growth. — Myanmar Times Myanmar, UN to launch mine risk education scheme for disability […]

Vietnam morning news for June 6

Vietnam morning news for June 6

Vietnam begins to adopt chip bank cards Since the start of the year, the Vietnamese government has underlined the role of cashless payment, which recently received a boost when the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has also asked card issuers to switch at least 30% of their cards from magnetic stripe to chip cards, especially […]

Malaysia morning news for June 6

Malaysia morning news for June 6

Malaysian gov’t investigating visa fees Claims of excessive fees by Scicom, the company responsible for managing Malaysian study visas, are being investigated by the country’s education ministry, but the company has hit back against what it says are “malicious allegations”. — The Pie News PM apologises for any shortcomings in the past year Prime Minister […]

Myanmar morning news for June 5

Myanmar morning news for June 5

Myanmar grants endorsement to 12 investment projects for Yangon region The Yangon Region Investment Committee granted endorsement to 12 investment projects from both home and abroad for the region, according to the Directorate of Investment and Company Administration (DICA) on Tuesday. — Xinhua Yangon to get Skytrain by 2027 Myanmar’s Yangon regional government is planning […]