Myanmar morning news for January 18

Myanmar morning news for January 18

MIC allows 40 foreign and 10 domestic investment projects The Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC) permitted and endorsed 40 foreign and 10 domestic investment projects during a meeting held on 11 January, state media reported. — Mizzima Myanmar to introduce card payment system with buses operating in Yangon Myanmar’s Yangon Bus Service (YBS) is projecting to […]

Lao morning news for January 18

Lao morning news for January 18

PM calls for brainstorming on revenue collection, ways to drive growth Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has called on senior government officials in charge of economic affairs to explore ways to ensure that all revenue streams are fully utilised, and to spur economic growth. — Vientiane Times Lao Protest Villager Freed, 11 Still Held Lao authorities […]

Vietnam morning news for January 18

Vietnam morning news for January 18

PetroVietnam ranks among 500 largest Vietnamese enterprises The Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) has been listed in the top 50 of the 500 largest enterprises in Vietnam (VNR500) in 2018. — VNA NET Vietnam Airlines reaches top 10 best enterprises in VN Vietnam Airlines was named in the top 10 best performing companies for […]

Malaysia morning news for January 18

Malaysia morning news for January 18

WHO should retract and rectify wrongful allegations against palm oil industry Malaysia wants World Health Organisation (WHO) to retract and rectify its recent wrongful allegations of likening palm oil marketing to that of lobbying tobacco and alcohol. — New Straits times University of Malaya top Asean emerging economies university again The University of Malaya (UM) […]

Myanmar morning news for January 17

Myanmar morning news for January 17

Myanmar’s bilateral trade with the US increases Myanmar’s bilateral trade with the US in the first month of the 2018-2019 fiscal year topped US$63.6 million, an increase of $28.4 million, or 80.7 per cent, compared with the corresponding period of the 2017-2018FY, according to the Commerce Ministry, state media reported. — Mizzima Myanmar’s 2019 Economic […]

Lao morning news for January 17

Lao morning news for January 17

Garment industry in Laos continues to face challenges Apparel firms in Laos are facing several problems ranging from shortage of skilled labour to survival, according to the Association of the Lao Garment Industry. — Fibre2Fashion Britain grants funding for UXO clearance in Laos Mines Advisory Group (MAG) Laos has been granted more than 38 billion […]

Vietnam morning news for January 17

Vietnam morning news for January 17

Petrol prices kept unchanged in latest review The retail prices of oil and petrol will be kept unchanged for the next 15 days, the ministries of Finance and Industry and Trade announced on January 16. — VNA NET Vietnamese goods campaign promote local firms’ development A campaign urging local people to buy “Made-in-Viet Nam” products […]

Malaysia morning news for January 17

Malaysia morning news for January 17

Malaysian Automotive Association slams govt for delaying new car pricing approval The Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA) has today slammed the government for the alleged delay in approving new car models’ pricing. MAA said the delay has affected members’ plan to launch new vehicles. — The Edge Markets Malaysia hopes for RCEP to finalise by end-2019 […]

Myanmar morning news for January 16

Myanmar morning news for January 16

EU likely to impose tariffs on Myanmar this week The European Union is likely this week to impose tariffs on rice coming from Myanmar for the next three years to curb a surge in imports, according to Reuters quoting a source familiar with the file. — Mizzima Myanmar delays UN refugee chief’s visit Myanmar has […]

Lao morning news for January 16

Lao morning news for January 16

Laos, Chinese firm cooperating in clean agriculture Lao government is cooperating with a Chinese firm on a clean agriculture development project aimed to expand trade opportunities between the two countries, local daily Vientiane Times reported on Tuesday. — Xinhua Mega First’s Laos turbine likely to be installed in March Maintain outperform with an unchanged target […]

Vietnam morning news for January 16

Vietnam morning news for January 16

Vietnam exports to be sold via Amazon THE VIETNAM Trade Promotion Agency under the Ministry of Industry and Trade will work with Amazon to help Vietnamese small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) join the firmâs e-commerce system. — The Nation (very annoying popups) Vietnam’s SOE reform merits closer look by Chinese investors Following the US exit, […]

Malaysia morning news for January 16

Malaysia morning news for January 16

Malaysian banking sector to see moderate growth this year The Malaysian banking sector is expected to see moderate growth this year, in line with the slowdown in global gross domestic product (GDP). — FMT Malaysia has potential to up textile exports to US Malaysia has the potential to increase exports of textiles to the United […]