Myanmar morning news for July 14

Myanmar morning news for July 14

Myanmar’s foreign trade reaches over 28 bln USD in 10 months of FY 2019-20 The total trade between Myanmar and foreign countries reached over 28.3 billion U.S. dollars in ten months of present fiscal year (FY) 2019-2020, according to figures released by the Commerce Ministry on Monday. — Xinhua Chinese business travellers allowed entry to […]

Vietnam morning news for July 14

Vietnam morning news for July 14

Hanoi’s first metro to operate commercially by year-end The Chinese general contractor for Hanoi’s first metro said the acceptance review of the project is being accelerated to enable commercial operation by year-end. — VnExpress Vietnam reopens int’l air services to some Asian countries from mid-July The Vietnamese government will allow international routes to some destinations […]

Malaysia morning news for July 14

Malaysia morning news for July 14

Selangor allocates RM413.9m to tackle impact of Covid-19 A total of RM413.9 million has been allocated by the Selangor Government through the Prihatin Economic Stimulus Package to address the impact of the Covid-19 epidemic in the state, said Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Amirudin Shari (pix). — The Sun Daily Sarawak has very high level of […]

Myanmar morning news for July 13

Myanmar morning news for July 13

More Myanmar nationals repatriated from Malaysia, Singapore; 4 new Covid-19 cases More Myanmar nationals including seamen were repatriated from Malaysia and Singapore, bringing the number of returnees from abroad to 7,545 as of Saturday (July 11), according to a release from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Sunday. — The Star Online US provides $16.5 […]

Vietnam morning news for July 13

Vietnam morning news for July 13

Vietnam says 31 million workers impacted by pandemic, risk of rising unemployment The economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic has negatively impacted about 31 million workers in Vietnam, with 900,000 out of work and nearly 18 million people receiving less income than before, a government agency said on Friday (Jul 10). — CNA Việt Nam […]

Malaysia morning news for July 13

Malaysia morning news for July 13

Malaysia needs skilled workforce to woo investors: Azmin Malaysia needs a highly trained and skilled workforce in order to attract high-technology investments to meet its development agenda, says Senior Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali (pix). — The Sun Daily Mahathir and 5 other MPs form independent bloc, reiterate support for Sabah’s Shafie Apdal as […]

Myanmar morning news for July 10

Myanmar morning news for July 10

Myanmar Short Lists 5 Firms to Restart Steel Plant in Myingyan MM Times reported that Myanmar’s Ministry of Planning, Finance and Industry has shortlisted five companies to apply to form a joint venture with state-owned steel plant in Myingyan. — Steel Guru Myanmar to expedite India-backed infra projects Myanmar has decided to expedite India-backed infrastructure […]

Vietnam morning news for July 10

Vietnam morning news for July 10

Vietnam is seeking a return to nuclear power A draft power plan by the Ministry of Industry and Trade envisages building nuclear power plants with a capacity of 1,000 MW by 2040 and 5,000 MW by 2045. — Vietnam Insider Vietnam 2020 economic growth seen at 3%-4%: government economic advisors Vietnam’s economic growth is seen […]

Malaysia morning news for July 10

Malaysia morning news for July 10

AirAsia: Financial institutions willing to support request for funding over RM1 bln AirAsia Group Bhd, which plans to shore up liquidity to ensure sufficient cash flow, has received indications of support from certain financial institutions in its request for funding, amounting to more than RM1 billion. — The Borneo Post Arrest Warrant Issued For Jho […]

Myanmar morning news for July 9

Myanmar morning news for July 9

Myanmar air raids ‘that killed children amount to war crimes’ Amnesty says Myanmar military carried out ‘indiscriminate’ air strikes in Rakhine, calls for war crimes investigation. — Aljazeera Six Charts on Myanmar’s Economy in the Time of COVID-19 Although officially recorded cases of COVID-19 in Myanmar remain low, the social and economic effects could be […]

Vietnam morning news for July 9

Vietnam morning news for July 9

Việt Nam to increase rice exports to EU under EVFTA Rice quotas for Việt Nam under the EVFTA are expected to push Việt Nam’s rice exports up from the second half of this year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT). — Viet Nam News Vietnam Adopts Amended Law on Enterprises and Law […]

Malaysia morning news for July 9

Malaysia morning news for July 9

AirAsia’s wings may be clipped permanently Malaysia’s budget airline AirAsia could become the next casualty of the Covid19 pandemic, which has grounded fleets around the world and already forced the demise of NokScoot, another regional budget carrier. — The Thaiger GST refund: RM1.264 bln paid out to 4,316 companies The Finance Ministry through the Royal […]