Malaysia morning news for November 12

Malaysia morning news for November 12

Malaysia influences SEA to introduce the digital tax Malaysia is officially the second country in Southeast Asia (SEA) to introduce a Digital Tax which could apply to both local and international players. — The Borneo Post Malaysia must become tech producer, says Dr Mahathir PRIME Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad wants Malaysia to explore and embrace […]

Cambodian National Police: law enforcement gets a make-over (video)

A recent government information video showing young officer-cadets being drilled in everything from jungle combat to dance is providing a visually stunning insight into the ideals behind Cambodia’s police training regimen. The Police Academy of Cambodia (PAC) released the highly produced video, which runs to almost 12 minutes, to demonstrate how it is implementing a […]

BlockShow Asia returning to Singapore (video)

BlockShow Asia returning to Singapore (video)

Whether you are confused, bemused, or enthused by blockchain technology, Singapore is the only place to be later this month to uncover all of its possibilities, applications and direction. For the second year in a row BlockShow Asia will be held in Singapore, as part of an event that will eclipse last year’s programme. BlockShow […]

Cambodia morning news for November 9

Cambodia morning news for November 9

Cambodia’s Hun Sen defends promotion of his sons to top posts Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen defended on Thursday the promotion of his three sons to senior positions in government and the military, citing their education and qualifications. — Reuters Cambodian, Thai Journalists Networks Ink Cooperative Agreement Cambodian and Thai leading journalist networks have entered […]

Vietnam morning news for November 9

Vietnam morning news for November 9

Vietnam’s National Assembly targets 6.6 – 6.8% 2019 GDP growth Key priorities in 2019 would be to stabilize macro-economic conditions and keep inflation under control, coupled with higher economic independence and national competitiveness. — The Hanoi Times US-Vietnam Bilateral Trade Talks – What’s on the Agenda? Since pulling out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a […]

Malaysia morning news for November 9

Malaysia morning news for November 9

Malaysia approves RM61.6b in foreign, domestic investments till August 2018 Malaysia has approved RM61.6 billion in investments for foreign and domestic direct investments in the first eight months of the year, said Deputy International Trade and Industry Minister Dr Ong Kian Ming. — New Straits Times Malaysia’s oil overdependence threatens attempts to shed debt The […]

Defeated: Singapore, Brunei wipe out measles, rubella

Defeated: Singapore, Brunei wipe out measles, rubella

As authorities in Thailand battle a measles outbreak in the country’s south the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared Singapore the latest Asean member state to eliminate the infectious disease, while Brunei has eliminated rubella. The announcement last week brings to nine the the number of countries in the Western Pacific Region declared measles free […]

Cambodia morning news for November 8

Cambodia morning news for November 8

CDC Grants License to Seven New Factories in Cambodia with an Investment of over US$80M The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) approved seven new factories in Cambodia with a total investment of over US$80 million, according to CDC’s Facebook on Wednesday. — Fresh News  NBC aims to strengthen confidence in the riel The […]

Vietnam morning news for November 8

Vietnam morning news for November 8

Vietnam ranked 19th among world’s best destinations for expats Vietnam ranked 1st in terms of the disposable income for expat in HSBC’s latest report, where 72% said they have saved up more just by moving to Vietnam than in their home countries. — The Hanoi Times Vietnam among world’s top five competitive retail markets Vietnam’s […]

Malaysia morning news for November 8

Malaysia morning news for November 8

Malaysia will soon tax foreign providers of online services to level playing field Foreign companies providing online services in Malaysia will soon have to pay a service tax, the Ministry of Finance confirmed on Wednesday (Nov 7). — Business Insider Dr M says Malaysia still studying new trans-Pacific trade deal Malaysia is still studying the […]

Cambodia morning news for November 7

Cambodia morning news for November 7

Cancellation of EBA could hit Kingdom real estate The speedy development of Cambodia’s real estate sector has been a key factor in the country’s constant GDP growth of around 7%. Indeed, growth has hovered at this level for nearly a decade. — Khmer Times UAE to Provide Credit Line of $500M to Cambodia, Pledges to […]