Malaysia morning news for April 16

Malaysia morning news for April 16

Malaysia says revised China deal shows costs were inflated Malaysia’s prime minister said Monday a Chinese company building a rail link across the Southeast Asian nation will jointly help to manage and operate the network, part of revised deal that will get the stalled project off the ground at a lower cost and ease strained […]

Myanmar morning news for April 15

Myanmar morning news for April 15

Myanmar-Thailand trade down 12% in February Myanmar’s overseas trade with Thailand exceeded US$400 million in February, a decrease of $56 million, or 12 per cent, from this time last year, according to the latest monthly trade report issued by the Ministry of Commerce. The total bilateral trade included some $250 million in exports and … […]

Vietnam morning news for April 15

Vietnam morning news for April 15

Vietnam to step back and take relook at high-speed rail The much vaunted $58.71 billion trans-Vietnam high speed rail needs a fresh cost-benefit analysis, government leaders say. — VN Express Vietnam’s exports to CPTPP countries set to surge Vietnam’s exports to member countries of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) are expected […]

Malaysia morning news for April 15

Malaysia morning news for April 15

Najib’s trial continues tomorrow with defence to cross-examine first witness The trial of former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s case involving RM42 million of SRC International Sdn Bhd funds will continue tomorrow with his defence team to cross-examine the first witness. — Malay Mail Giving absolute power to royals is a big No-No for […]

Myanmar morning news for April 12

Myanmar morning news for April 12

Gas use for cooking in Myanmar much lower than in other ASEAN countries Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) is used much less for cooking in Myanmar than it is in other countries in ASEAN and needs to be promoted, industry officials say. — Myanmar Times  Myanmar rebels hit Rakhine police base, kill 3 Rebels attacked a […]

Vietnam morning news for April 12

Vietnam morning news for April 12

Tourism Arrivals In Vietnam On Steady Growth Trajectory International visitor arrivals to Vietnam in the first quarter of 2019 improved seven per cent to reach 4,500,114 visits, with China, South Korea, Japan, US, Russia and Taiwan being the largest source markets. During March, the country registered 1,410,187 arrivals, up five per cent year-on-year. — Investvine […]

Malaysia morning news for April 12

Malaysia morning news for April 12

PM: Islamic banking players must invest in technologies Islamic banking and finance players must be intensely invested in technologies to transform the way they conduct banking services and disseminate their products more effectively and efficiently. — The borneo Post Malaysia’s Feb IPI rises 1.7% on expansion in electricity, manufacturing output Malaysia’s Industrial Production Index (IPI) […]

Myanmar morning news for April 11

Myanmar morning news for April 11

Myanmar rebels storm police base in Rakhine state amid fresh clashes in temple town Arakan Army rebels overran a police base in Rakhine state, killing two officers and one of their wives, the Myanmar government said on Wednesday, as fresh fighting broke out in a historic Buddhist temple town popular with tourists. — Reuters UNESCO […]

Vietnam morning news for April 11

Vietnam morning news for April 11

Vietnam’s growing demand for energy With a rapidly growing economy, Vietnam is facing an increase in energy demand which is forecasted to grow 10 percent annually. The Vietnam Energy Outlook Report 2017 released by the Vietnamese government in collaboration with the Danish Energy Agency states that electricity demand is expected to grow eight percent annually […]

Malaysia morning news for April 11

Malaysia morning news for April 11

Malaysia former first lady hit with fresh corruption charge The wife of Malaysia’s former Prime Minister Najib Razak was hit Wednesday with a new corruption charge over a solar energy contract. — CTV Malaysia announces $2.1b bailout for state-owned land development agency Felda Malaysia announced Wednesday (April 10) it would provide RM6.23 billion (S$2.1 billion) […]

Myanmar morning news for April 10

Myanmar morning news for April 10

Golden Myanmar Airlines gets permission for jet fuel business Golden Myanmar Airlines has received Myanmar Investment Commission approval to operate an aviation fuel business, in the first sign of competition for the state-backed monopoly that airlines say has undermined their viability. — Frontier Myanmar Myanmar may see strategic deals as banking sector opens up for […]

Vietnam morning news for April 10

Vietnam morning news for April 10

Minister asks for efforts to achieve shrimp export targets Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) Nguyen Xuan Cuong has asked localities and enterprises to deploy measures to optimise opportunities for the shrimp sector to achieve the goal of 4.1-4.2 billion USD in export in 2019. — VNA NET Cambodia asks Vietnam to supply more […]