Vietnam morning news for November 7

Vietnam morning news for November 7

Vietnam to extend e-visa scheme to lure foreign visitors The Ministry of Public Security has issued 336,932 e-visa to foreigners from January 2017 to October 2018. — The Hanoi Times Vietnam maintains tariffs on imported steel Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has decided to maintain safeguard measures for steel billets and steel bars […]

Malaysia morning news for November 7

Malaysia morning news for November 7

Mahathir pledges to remove obstacles faced by investors The government will remove obstacles to doing business in Malaysia, especially for foreign investors, in order to attract more foreign direct investment (FDI), said Dr Mahathir Mohamad. — FMT Japan to support Malaysia’s 200bn yen “samurai bond” issuance Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Malaysian counterpart […]

Cambodia morning news for November 6

Cambodia morning news for November 6

First large-scale gold project in the Kingdom in early 2020 Emerald Resources, the Australian-listed mining firm behind Cambodia’s Okvau gold project in Mondulkiri province, will start its first large-scale gold project in the Kingdom in early 2020. – Phnom Penh Post HCM City vows to strengthen Vietnam-Cambodia ties Ho Chi Minh City will do its […]

Vietnam morning news for November 6

Vietnam morning news for November 6

Vietnam: Southeast Asia’s fintech hub Vietnam’s strong economic growth in recent years has led to the flourishing of the nation’s digital economy. The country’s economy in 2017 was deemed to be one of the best performing in the region. Its economy saw a 6.8 percent increase in gross domestic product (GDP) – higher than the […]

Malaysia morning news for November 6

Malaysia morning news for November 6

Malaysia officially the second country in Southeast Asia to introduce a 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. Slated to be implemented by 1 January 2020, the tax is aimed to level the playing field and […]

Cambodia morning news for November 5

Cambodia morning news for November 5

Petrol to sell at $1 a litre The government yesterday advised gas station owners to set petrol and diesel pump prices at 4,000 riel ($1) per litre until November 15, which means gasoline retailers would absorb 160 riel (four cents) of the cost of crude. — Khmer Times Prep for digital revolution must start now, […]

Vietnam morning news for November 5

Vietnam morning news for November 5

Vietjet signs contract to buy 50 Airbus aircraft Budget carrier Vietjet and France’s Airbus signed a purchase agreement for additional 50 A321neo aircraft worth 6.5 billion USD according to the manufacturer’s list price in Hanoi on November 2. — VietnamNet Bridge City to auction 14,000 apartments HCM City has decided to continue auctioning 14,000 vacant […]

Malaysia morning news for November 5

Malaysia morning news for November 5

Malaysia hopes to restore Asian Tiger status thanks to 2019 Budget The Malaysian government on November 2 submitted to the legislature the 2019 Budget, which is expected to help restore the Malaysian economy as an Asian Tiger, according to the New Straits Times. — VietnamPlus Govt to continue facilitate financing for SMEs The government will […]

Cambodia morning news for November 2

Cambodia morning news for November 2

Moody’s warns about impact of ‘shift in political relations’ The government’s plan to take a new $2 billion loan for next year’s budget will increase the debt burden to 31.5 per cent of the GDP next year, an analyst from credit rating agency Moody’s said, adding that it remained at a moderate level compared to […]

Vietnam morning news for November 2

Vietnam morning news for November 2

Vietnam ranked 69th in WB’s ease of doing business ratings Vietnam is ranked 69th among 190 economies in terms of the ease of doing business (EODB), one place lower than last year’s ranking, according to the latest World Bank annual ratings announced on October 31. — Nhan Dan Online New decree facilitates rice trading, export […]

Malaysia morning news for November 2

Malaysia morning news for November 2

Malaysia climbs to 15th spot in World Bank Doing Business 2019 Report Malaysia had climbed up to the 15th position in the World Bank Doing Business 2019 Report from its 24th position the year before. — New Straits Times Malaysia prepares austerity budget amid strains on fiscal deficit MALAYSIA’S new government is set to deliver […]