Myanmar morning news for May 21

Myanmar morning news for May 21

Terrified Central Bank Attempts to Arrest Myanmar’s Bitcoin Binge An emerging economy which expects to attract $5.8 billion worth of Foreign Direct Investments is belittling its goals with an anti-technology stance. — CCN China’s CNPC breaks into Myanmar fuel retailing with Singapore brand China National Petroleum Corp is planning to open dozens of petrol stations […]

Vietnam morning news for May 21

Vietnam morning news for May 21

Vietnam, EU Eye Trade Alternative to US Vietnam and Europe could be swapping more pomelo fruit and Portuguese cheese soon if a new trade deal comes into effect, linking two regions that have been looking for an alternative to the trade tensions brought on by the United States. — VOA Vietnam’s Abivin lifts Startup World […]

Malaysia morning news for May 21

Malaysia morning news for May 21

NGOs launch new campaign against Penang reclamation project The proposed Southern Reclamation Scheme (SRS) will not just disrupt the hydrology of Penang’s seabed but also that of northern Perak, where there are 6,000 inshore fishermen. — The Sun Daily NFCorp: Our new buyer will repay outstanding loan to Putrajaya The National Feedlot Corporation Sdn Bhd’s […]

Myanmar morning news for May 20

Myanmar morning news for May 20

World Bank under fire for Rakhine development plan in Myanmar Rights groups are concerned that the development initiative could exacerbate divisions in the conflict-torn state. — Aljazeera Some 250,000 Rohingya refugees receive first ID cards: UN The UN said Friday it has registered more than 250,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, providing many with their first […]

Vietnam morning news for May 20

Vietnam morning news for May 20

World Bank supports HCMC’s institutional reforms for urban development The policy program aims to remove institutional bottlenecks to enable Vietnam’s largest city and economic powerhouse to address some of its most pressing urban governance challenges. — The Hanoitimes Vietnamese startup wins $1 million prize of Startup World Cup 2019 Abivin, a Vietnamese startup to provide […]

Malaysia morning news for May 20

Malaysia morning news for May 20

Infrastructure devt to continue for IR 4.0: CM The state government is committed to develop rural infrastructures such as road networks, bridges, water and electricity supplies in preparation of Industrial Revolution 4.0 (IR 4.0). — New Sarawak Tribune Is the Malaysian civil service getting in the way of reform? Malaysia’s civil service has long come […]

Myanmar morning news for May 17

Myanmar morning news for May 17

Ooredoo taps ZTE for 5G development in Myanmar Ooredoo Myanmar and ZTE have agreed to collaborate on 5G network development. Under the terms of the partnership deal, Ooredoo Myanmar and ZTE will study potential test environments to deploy Ooredoo’s 5G network. The test environments will be used to evaluate the performance of the 5G network. […]

Vietnam morning news for May 17

Vietnam morning news for May 17

Industry 4.0 could boost Việt Nam’s GDP by up to 16 per cent The Fourth Industrial Revolution could increase Việt Nam’s GDP by between US$28.5 billion and $62 billion by 2030, equivalent to a rise of 7-16 per cent, according to the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM). — Viet Nam News Labor Outsourcing in […]

Malaysia morning news for May 17

Malaysia morning news for May 17

MIDA approves RM129b investments for Penang Malaysian Investment Development Authority (Mida) approved 4,084 manufacturing projects for Penang in 2018 with investments totaling RM129.1bil. — The Star Online Malaysia aims to become 100pc renewable energy nation Malaysia is getting ready to make a transition towards 100 per cent renewable energy to make the environment more sustainable, […]

Myanmar morning news for May 16

Myanmar morning news for May 16

UN official urges “durable” solutions for 270,000 people displaced by conflict A senior United Nations official says it is “critical” that a national strategy being developed by the government to find solutions to displacement addresses the root causes of the problem. — Frontier Myanmar Myanmar to borrow more than 1.4 billion baht for more electricity […]

Vietnam morning news for May 16

Vietnam morning news for May 16

Foreign direct investment in Vietnam has climbed for six consecutive years An Asian Communist state with a government-directed industrial policy churns out cheap goods for consumption in America. The country has a heavily controlled exchange rate, brandishes its low labor costs, enjoys a trade surplus and is wary of opening sensitive industries to foreigners. — […]

Malaysia morning news for May 16

Malaysia morning news for May 16

MIDA sets up dedicated team to promote development along ECRL route The Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) has established a dedicated team to promote the development of industrial parks, infrastructure, logistics hub and transit-oriented developments along the East Coast Railway Link (ECRL) project. — The Star Online Stats show males outnumbering females in Malaysia as […]

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