Malaysia morning news for November 15

Malaysia morning news for November 15

More Charges Against Malaysia’s Former First Lady Malaysia will file additional charges against Rosmah Mansor, the wife of former Prime Minister Najib Razak, the anti-graft agency said on November 14, as authorities step up corruption investigations into the former first couple. — Investvine Malaysia Cabinet agrees to scrap death penalty Malaysia’s de facto Law Minister […]

Racing the wind: Vietnam’s largest onshore wind project completes ahead of monsoon

Racing the wind: Vietnam’s largest onshore wind project completes ahead of monsoon

Construction of Vietnam’s largest largest onshore wind plant has been completed ahead of the region’s monsoon season, expected to start later this month. The Dam Nai Project wind plant is located amongst rice fields in a mountainous corridor in Ninh Thuan Province, South Vietnam, open to northeast monsoonal winds. Project builders The Blue Circle, a wind […]

Cambodia morning news for November 14

Cambodia morning news for November 14

Bank loan portfolios set to be at least 10% in local currency Cambodian commercial banks are showing a stronger preference to provide riel loans to microfinance institutions (MFI) as they rush to increase the share of local currency in their loan portfolio to at least 10 per cent by the end of next year. — […]

Vietnam morning news for November 14

Vietnam morning news for November 14

Vietnam’s New Bamboo Airways Can Finally Take Off Vietnam’s Ministry of Transport on November 12 officially granted an aviation business license to Bamboo Airways, the latest airline in the country to take to the skies. The airline now plans to make its maiden flight before the end of this year. — Investvine New aviation decree […]

Malaysia morning news for November 14

Malaysia morning news for November 14

SME non-performing loans in Malaysia among world’s highest The ratio of on-performing loans (NPLs) among local SME entrepreneurs is among the world’s highest, according to Entrepreneur Development Minister Mohd Redzuan Yusof. — Malaysiakini Petroleum sales tax to add RM3.897 billion to Sarawak’s revenue The new sales tax on petroleum products will enable Sarawak to collect […]

Cambodia morning news for November 13

Cambodia morning news for November 13

Register now or miss out on tax breaks, ministry says Government officials and private sector leaders on Friday reiterated their calls for all small and medium-sized enterprises to join the regulatory fold. — Khmer Times Rising cement production Four licensed cement factories in the Kingdom produced 3.6 million tonnes for local consumption in the first […]

Vietnam morning news for November 13

Vietnam morning news for November 13

VN becomes 7th member of CPTPP trade deal Viet Nam has officially become the seventh member of the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) after all National Assembly (NA) deputies on Monday approved a resolution on the agreement. — Bizhub Beijing should not ignore rising anti-China sentiment and neither should Hanoi Since mid-June 2018, numerous […]

Malaysia morning news for November 13

Malaysia morning news for November 13

Only one percent of Malaysian property owned by foreigners Foreigners do not own more than one percent of property in Malaysia, revealed Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin. — New Straits Times Govt is studying the Airport Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) mechanism The government is currently studying the Airport Real Estate Investment Trust […]

Cambodia morning news for November 12

Cambodia morning news for November 12

EBA removal won’t affect development projects: EU The potential cancellation of the Everything-but-arms (EBA) scheme will not have an impact on development projects in Cambodia funded by the European Union, according to George Edgar, the EU Ambassador to Cambodia. — Khmer Times Cambodian National Police: law enforcement gets a make-over (video) A recent government information […]

Vietnam morning news for November 12

Vietnam morning news for November 12

Vietnam’s industrial property to boom amid projected rising FDI inflows Property services company Savills Vietnam believes that growing foreign direct investment and moving up in the value chain mean Vietnam’s industrial real estate sector has a bright future. — The Hanoi Times Vietnam & Cambodia’s grisly museums of war & death appeal most to visitors […]

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 […]

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