Malaysia morning news for January 20

Malaysia morning news for January 20

UN data shows Malaysians make up biggest migrant group in Singapore at 44pc There were close to one million Malaysians in Singapore in 2019, making the demographic group the biggest migrants in the little red dot, a report citing data from the United Nations (UN) has shown. — Malay Mail 5G is not hazardous to […]

Myanmar morning news for January 17

Myanmar morning news for January 17

Myanmar to issue up to 10 foreign bank licences The Central Bank of Myanmar (CBM) has kicked off a process to allow foreign banks to start retail operations in the country from 2021. — Vantageasia Myanmar Has Blazed a Path to Democracy Without Rights The paradox at the heart of the Rohingya genocide has always […]

Vietnam morning news for January 17

Vietnam morning news for January 17

Vietnam Isolates Two Chinese Visitors With Fevers in Danang Two Chinese visitors from Wuhan city have been put in isolation by Vietnam’s Ministry of Health and are under observation for the new coronavirus after landing at Danang International Airport Tuesday. — Bloomberg Vietnam will reduce tariffs for solar power The Ministry of Industry and Trade […]

Malaysia morning news for January 17

Malaysia morning news for January 17

Ministry seeks diplomatic solution to India’s restriction on refined palm oil imports The Primary Industries Ministry is seeking diplomatic solutions with India following their move to restrict refined palm oil imports from Malaysia. — The Sun Daily Road development plans for Sabah & Sarawak Works Minister Baru Bian will emphasise the three crucial road development […]

Myanmar morning news for January 16

Myanmar morning news for January 16

ICJ to rule on emergency measures in Myanmar genocide case UN court’s decision on measures to prevent more harm against Myanmar’s Rohingya minority expected on Jan 23. — Aljazeera China-Myanmar pipeline carries 10.8M tonnes crude oil in 2019 China imported 10.8 million tonnes of crude oil via the China-Myanmar oil and gas pipeline in 2019, […]

Vietnam morning news for January 16

Vietnam morning news for January 16

Việt Nam-China import-export turnover reaches $117 billion The import-export turnover between Việt Nam and China set a new milestone when reaching nearly US$117 billion last year. — Viet Nam News Steel industry not likely to have the best of times in 2020 The Vietnamese steel industry is expected to face difficulties this year due to […]

Malaysia morning news for January 16

Malaysia morning news for January 16

Malaysia Airlines suspends Boeing 737 MAX deliveries on jet’s grounding Malaysia Airlines said today it had suspended deliveries of 25 Boeing Co 737 MAX jets, citing the plane’s delayed return to service since it was grounded last year following two fatal crashes. — The Sun Daily MoF allocates RM100m for tahfiz, Islamic schools’ maintenance and […]

Myanmar morning news for January 15

Myanmar morning news for January 15

‘World’s longest internet shutdown cost Myanmar US$75M last year’ Myanmar recorded over 4880 hours of internet blackout time in 2019, costing the country US$75.2 million, a report by a digital privacy organisation estimates. — Myanmar Times YCDC ready to deal with audit findings report Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) is ready to deal with the […]

Vietnam morning news for January 15

Vietnam morning news for January 15

Việt Nam ranks 9th among countries importing US fresh fruits The US’ fresh fruit exports to Việt Nam reached US$97 million in 10 months of last year, as of October 30, a year-on-year increase of 46 per cent, reported the US Department of Agriculture. — Viet Nam News South China Sea: Putin moves to support […]

Malaysia morning news for January 15

Malaysia morning news for January 15

Malaysia ranked world’s 16th most peaceful country by Global Peace Index Malaysia is ranked the 16th most peaceful country in the world, according to the Global Peace Index (GPI) 2019. — Malay Mail 100 per cent electricity coverage by 2025 These days, electricity has become a basic necessity in daily life, but Sarawak’s immense landmass […]

Myanmar morning news for January 14

Myanmar morning news for January 14

Yangon airport installs digital concierge to help passengers The Yangon International Airport on Sunday launched a digital-concierge system aimed at helping travellers in the country’s premier airport, a senior official said. — Myanmar Times Myanmar adds more countries to visa-on-arrival list Myanmar government has added more countries to its list of countries whose citizens would […]

Vietnam morning news for January 14

Vietnam morning news for January 14

Vietnam jails Danang ex-chairmen over economic mismanagement A court in Vietnam handed lengthy jail terms on Monday to two former chairmen of Danang city, accused of economic mismanagement, state media reported on Monday. — FMT Vietnam 2019 trade surplus $11.12 billion, beating $9.94 billion forecast: customs Vietnam recorded a trade surplus of $11.12 billion last […]