Myanmar morning news for September 9

Myanmar morning news for September 9

Myanmar State Counsellor calls on public not to panic over banking industry rumours Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi conveyed a message through MPs from her party to people not to panic over the current rumours related with the banking and finance industry. — BNI Online US voices concern over Myanmar army’s lawsuit against […]

Vietnam morning news for September 9

Vietnam morning news for September 9

Vietnam becomes the world’s fifth largest fish exporter Vietnamese exports of fish and shellfish reached US$5.52 billion in the first eight months of the year, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development reported on Saturday. — Plenglish Việt Nam’s fiscal deficit forecast to be at 6.6% of GDP in 2019 Việt Nam’s fiscal deficit, including […]

Malaysia morning news for September 9

Malaysia morning news for September 9

New water tariffs for all states in the offing The new rates for water tariff in all states maybe announced at the latest by the end of the year. Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar said however before the announcement by his ministry, the matter will be brought to the cabinet for […]

Myanmar morning news for September 6

Myanmar morning news for September 6

K3 trillion more expected from higher power tariffs The government is expected to collect K3 trillion more from the electricity generation in fiscal 2019-2020 compared to the previous year now that power tariffs have been raised since July, Deputy Minister of Planning and Finance U Maung Maung Win said in the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (Assembly of […]

Vietnam morning news for September 6

Vietnam morning news for September 6

Vietnam plans to nationalise civilian airports operator Vietnam is considering nationalising Airports Corporation of Vietnam, a move that economists say may hurt investor sentiment and hamper the Southeast Asian country’s privatisation drive. — Reuters Vietnam’s steel exports bring in US$1.93 billion in first seven months Steel exports generated US$1.93 billion in the first seven months […]

Malaysia morning news for September 6

Malaysia morning news for September 6

Malaysia cannot easily accept some of investigation team’s findings on MH17: Mahathir Malaysia cannot “easily accept” some of the findings of the Dutch-led Joint Investigation Team (JIT) on the 2014 downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17, said Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. — CNA Dr M: Malaysia not threatened by Chinese, US military presence in […]

Myanmar morning news for September 5

Myanmar morning news for September 5

Yangon approves US$238M in hotel, tourism investments Yangon’s Regional Tourism Committee recently announced that investments totalling US$238 million and K119.63 billion were approved for the region’s hotels and tourism sector between May and August. — Myanmar Times  Import value of CMP raw materials reaches over $2.1 bn this year CMP (cut-make-package) businesses imported raw materials […]

Vietnam morning news for September 5

Vietnam morning news for September 5

Vietnam’s MoT proposes to buy back all non-State stake in Airports Corporation Vietnam’s Ministry of Transport has proposed to buy back close to 4.5 per cent stake, that’s currently not owned by the state, in Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV), local media reported. — DealStreetAsia Philippines hits Vietnam with new tariffs on cement imports A […]

Malaysia morning news for September 5

Malaysia morning news for September 5

ECRL, two pipeline projects meant to bail out 1MDB, says Najib’s ex-aide The East Coast Rail Link (ECRL), the Trans-Sabah Gas Pipeline and the Multi-Product Pipeline (MPP) that sought investments from China were proposed projects to bail out debt-riddled 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). — Malay Mail Road tax renewal at post offices to continue as […]

Myanmar morning news for September 4

Myanmar morning news for September 4

After Meeting Trump, a Myanmar Minister Faces Criminal Charges The Baptist minister from Myanmar had less than 60 seconds in the Oval Office to tell President Trump about the mistreatment and abuse his people suffer. — New York Times Total FDI at hotel and tourism sector in Yangon hits over 230 m USD From May […]

Vietnam morning news for September 4

Vietnam morning news for September 4

Vietnam ex-minister took US$3 million bribes in MobiFone case: Police Police in Vietnam have accused a former information minister of taking US$3 million in bribes in connection with a controversial deal at state telecoms firm MobiFone, state media reported on Tuesday (Sep 3). — CNA Vietnam GDT proposes to erase $515M in irrecoverable debts Vietnam’s […]

Malaysia morning news for September 4

Malaysia morning news for September 4

Group plans protest against Penang reclamation project A coalition of 40 Muslim non-governmental organisations called Gerakan Pembela Ummah Pulau Pinang is planning a mass protest to oppose the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project. — Malay Mail Sarawak has rights over port ownership and operations, says PBB man The assemblyman says Sarawak needs to find out […]