Vietnam morning news for December 14

Vietnam morning news for December 14

E-passports for Vietnamese citizens expected by 2020: public security ministry Vietnamese citizens are set to enjoy faster, more convenient and more secure border crossings with new biometric passports to be rolled out by 2020. — Viet Nam News Vietnam rice prices dip as Chinese norms bite Rice export prices fell for the fourth consecutive week […]

Lao morning news for December 14

Lao morning news for December 14

No more unnecessary state investment projects, PM says Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith told the National Assembly (NA) that the government will thoroughly scrutinise state investment projects to prevent money from being spent on highly unnecessary projects as was the case in past years. — Vientiane Times Improved Thai-Lao border trade sought in Vientiane Thailand and […]

Malaysia morning news for December 14

Malaysia morning news for December 14

Salaries in Malaysia forecast to rise 5.2% next year: Survey Malaysia’s overall salary increase is projected to remain stable at 5.2 per cent in 2019, said global consultancy firm Mercer on Thursday (Dec 13). — Channel NewsAsia Najib tops Google’s ‘trending people of 2018’ list Former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak is Malaysia’s most searched […]

Vietnam morning news for December 13

Vietnam morning news for December 13

Vietnam among 10 fastest-growing economies While growth is set to ease in 2019, Vietnam will still be among the top 10 fastest-growing economies globally, according to a report recently released by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. — Viet Nam Net ADB provides US$300m loan to BIDV to support SMEs in Việt […]

Lao morning news for December 13

Lao morning news for December 13

Lao garment industry continues to face challenges Local clothing manufacturers are encountering ongoing hurdles to survive and thrive, according to the Association of the Lao Garment Industry. — The Phnom Penh Post Electronic signature law will boost E-commerce, govt tells NA The government has told the National Assembly (NA) that Laos needs to have an […]

Malaysia morning news for December 13

Malaysia morning news for December 13

Malaysia well on track to becoming high-income nation: World Bank Malaysia is well on its way to crossing the threshold into high-income and developed country status in the coming years, said the World Bank. — Channel NewsAsia More online hires at Malaysia’s oil & gas sector Malaysia’s oil and gas industry recorded 19 consecutive months […]

Vietnam morning news for December 12

Vietnam morning news for December 12

Vietnam’s growth rate at nearly 6.8 percent this year: WB The World Bank (WB) expects Vietnam’s economic growth this year at nearly 6.8 percent, compared to the 6.3 percent projected for East Asia and the Pacific, in a report released on December 11. — VNA NET Real estate to continue growing steadily in 2019 The […]

Lao morning news for December 12

Lao morning news for December 12

Laos to mobilize aid to social sector development The Lao government is working with development partners to draw up a strategy to mobilize assistance to help develop the social sector amid current aid cuts, the government told to the National Assembly (NA). — Xinhua Lao Defence Minister promoted to General rank Lao President Bounnhang Vorachit […]

Malaysia morning news for December 12

Malaysia morning news for December 12

Malaysia is the biggest gainer in corporate governance ranking Malaysia ranked fourth out of 12 Asia-Pacific economies in terms of market accountability and transparency, according to the recent 2018 CG Watch Report published by the Asian Corporate Governance Association (ACGA) and CLSA. — New Straits Times  Malaysia may stop or limit egg exports to maintain […]

Vietnam morning news for December 11

Vietnam morning news for December 11

Pragmatic & risk-averse: little change expected under Nguyen Phu Trong (video) Vietnam’s top leadership positions, the general secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) and the president, are traditionally held by two different people. — AEC News Today (video) Hanoi grows 7.28% in 2016 – 2018 This would result in an expansion of the […]

Lao morning news for December 11

Lao morning news for December 11

Laos, APO members look forward to product standards improvement Laos and Asian countries look forward to increased opportunities in quality standards improvement for agricultural production and enhanced access to overseas markets. — Vientiane Times Costs of Cable: Laos Ranks Low, Has High-Price Broadband Connections Mobile connections keep us moving, but the fastest speeds are still […]

Malaysia morning news for December 11

Malaysia morning news for December 11

Airlines and airports can collaborate to share retail profits New ways of using digital technology and better air passenger intelligence is spawning new income streams for airport retail, said Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) general manager of commercial business Hani Ezra Hussin. — New Straits Times East M’sia’s mobile internet usage highest in the country […]

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