Malaysia morning news for November 7

Malaysia morning news for November 7

Muhyiddin: Immigration policy to be reviewed after calls to tighten visa-free entry The government will review and tighten its immigration policy on foreigners after Bukit Aman counter-terrorism chief DCP Datuk Ayob Khan Mydin Pitchay cited Malaysia’s visa-free policy as one of the main reasons it remains a transit point for terrorists. — The Sun Daily […]

Myanmar morning news for November 6

Myanmar morning news for November 6

Myanmar climbs in World Bank’s ease of doing business index Myanmar improved its ranking on the World Bank’s Doing Business 2020 report by six positions, coming in 165th place out of 190 countries on the index compared to 171st in the previous. — Myanmar Times India-Myanmar-Thailand Trilateral Highway Project to be extended to Cambodia, Lao […]

Vietnam morning news for November 6

Vietnam morning news for November 6

Vietnam approves US$1.56 billion power projects using ExxonMobil-exploited gas State-run Vietnam Electricity (EVN) will be the investor of the projects which are expected to be kicked off in early 2021. — The Hanoitimes Vietnam NA deputies okay erasure of $705M worth of uncollectible tax liabilities A majority of National Assembly (NA) deputies on Friday agreed […]

Malaysia morning news for November 6

Malaysia morning news for November 6

MACC cooperates with 5 countries to track down RM18.9b worth of 1MDB assets At least five countries are currently cooperating with the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to track down unidentified assets and properties related to 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) with an estimated value of RM18.9 billion. — The Sun Daily Malaysia remains transit hub for […]

Myanmar morning news for November 5

Myanmar morning news for November 5

Warning of blackouts next summer, govt regulates hydropower plant operations Authorities are closely watching the operations of hydropower plants across the country due to low rainfall and low water levels in dams during the recently ended rainy season, which they warn could trigger massive blackouts next summer. — Myanmar Times Over K100 m earned from […]

Vietnam morning news for November 5

Vietnam morning news for November 5

Thailand hands over Asean chair to Vietnam Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (right) holding the symbolic chairman’s gavel after receiving it from Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha during the closing ceremony of the 35th Asean Summit and related summits. — Straits Times (extremely annoying popups) Vietnam to officially announce 25.4% upward GDP revision this […]

Malaysia morning news for November 5

Malaysia morning news for November 5

CM: Petros to evaluate all oil and gas mining, prospecting licence applicants in Sarawak The state government will award licences for oil and gas prospecting and production in the onshore areas to Petroleum Sarawak Berhad (Petros), said Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg. — The Borneo Post State govt proposes 3 projects worth […]

Myanmar morning news for November 4

Myanmar morning news for November 4

Myanmar maintains high rates of economic growth at around 6 to 7 pc : Myanmar State Counsellor Myanmar has maintained high rates of economic growth – around 6 to 7 per cent – for several consecutive years now, amongst the fastest in Asia, said Myanmar State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, in her address […]

Vietnam morning news for November 4

Vietnam morning news for November 4

First Vietnamese bank opens representative office in US The Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam (Vietcombank) inaugurated its representative office in the US, on November 1. — Sggp News Vietnam pledges to uphold the law in South China Sea at ASEAN summit Vietnam has said it will continue to uphold international laws […]

Malaysia morning news for November 4

Malaysia morning news for November 4

Minister: US State Dept report on Malaysia as source, transit point for terror groups not new The government today acknowledged the existence of terror groups recruiting and transiting in Malaysia, as noted in the recently published United States Department of State’s Country Reports on Terrorism 2018. — Malay Mail ASEAN summit: Malaysia concerns about situation […]

Myanmar morning news for November 1

Myanmar morning news for November 1

United States will go on supporting Myanmar’s democratic transition and economic transformation The United States will go on supporting Myanmar’s democratic transition and economic transformation, said Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, David R. Stilwell. — Eleven Myanmar Locals hold second protest over closure of Tikyit coal-fired power plant Over 1,500 […]

Vietnam morning news for November 1

Vietnam morning news for November 1

Trade ministry launches online public services for export-import The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) will begin accepting electronic documents for a number of administrative procedures in the export-import field on its portal starting from November 1. — NDO Vietnam, US probe $4B aluminium origin fraud Ba Ria-VUNG Tau province’s Customs Department seized a suspicious […]