Malaysia morning news for February 1

Malaysia morning news for February 1

AirAsia claiming RM480m damages from MAHB due to “poor level of service” at klia2 The legal tussle between AirAsia Group Bhd and Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) continues to intensify with AirAsia filing another suit claiming nearly RM480 million for losses incurred from operating at klia2. — The Sun Daily Malaysia tops social media penetration […]

Myanmar morning news for January 31

Myanmar morning news for January 31

Rice export earnings fetch over 642 million USD in over nine months From April to, 2018 to January 18, 2019, Myanmar earned 642.763 million from exports of over 1.92 million tons of rice and broken rice, according to the Trade Department. — Eleven Myanmar ‘Will work for an investment-friendly environment through reform works’ – State […]

Vietnam morning news for January 31

Vietnam morning news for January 31

CPI slighly increases in January on rising consumption for Tết Vietnamese consumer prices rose slightly in January on increased shopping demand as the Tết (Lunar New Year) holidays were approaching. — Viet Nam News VietJet posts 24% growth in revenue VietJet Aviation Joint Stock saw a 24% increase in total revenue last year from 2017, […]

Malaysia morning news for January 31

Malaysia morning news for January 31

Bank Negara launches RM1bil fund for B40 to buy house Bank Negara Malaysia has launched a RM1 billion fund for affordable home ownership for those earning RM2,300 and below. — New Straits Times Poverty line in Malaysia should be 3 times higher, says expert An economist has called for greater access to data for independent […]

Myanmar morning news for January 30

Myanmar morning news for January 30

Myanmar to attract more than $200 billion investments over the next 20 years Myanmar recently launched the Myanmar Investment Promotion Plan (MIPP) which aims to attract more than US$200 billion through responsible and quality business over the next 20 years, facilitating Myanmar’s transition to a middle-income country, said Myanmar State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu […]

Vietnam morning news for January 30

Vietnam morning news for January 30

Vietnam targets 18 million foreign holiday-makers in 2019 Vietnam aims to receive about 18 million foreign visitors and 85 million domestic ones in 2019, and earn more than 700 trillion VND (30.2 billion USD) from tourism, according to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. — VNA NET Hanoi enjoys 7.3 percent rise in January’s […]

Malaysia morning news for January 30

Malaysia morning news for January 30

Malaysia goes up one notch higher to 61 in corruption index Malaysia has gone up one place to 61 out of 180 countries in Transparency International’s (TI) Corruption Perception Index (CPI) 2018. — The Star Online Wage must grow 3.5% annually for Malaysia to achieve high-income status Salary in Malaysia must grow at an average […]

Myanmar morning news for January 29

Myanmar morning news for January 29

Aung San Suu Kyi to investors: Myanmar is open for business Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Monday (Jan 28) urged global investors to put their money into Myanmar, seeking to offset the negative impact of the Rohingya crisis and slow pace of economic reforms. — Channel NewsAsia Mandalay moves closer to e-government with […]

Vietnam morning news for January 29

Vietnam morning news for January 29

Foreign investors pour money into food processing, drinks industry The food processing and drinks industry has seen growth of 7 percent in recent years, with more and more foreign investors deciding to pour money into the sector. — VNA NET 58,461 bags of rice from Vietnam unloaded THE National Food Authority (NFA) in Negros Occidental […]

Malaysia morning news for January 29

Malaysia morning news for January 29

Govt to build 100,000 affordable homes by end-2019 The Housing and Local Government Ministry is targeting to build 100,000 affordable homes by the end of this year, in line with the Pakatan Harapan government’s manifesto to provide budget housing. — The Star Online Malaysia is the 26th most innovative country in the world Malaysia is […]

Myanmar morning news for January 28

Myanmar morning news for January 28

Myanmar to repay about 700 million USD debt in 2018-19 FY Until 2059-2060 fiscal year, Myanmar is expected to repay original loans and interests for the total external debt of 10.20 billion USD, according to Union Parliament Public Joint Accounts Committee’s the findings and report on the mid-term debt management strategy 2018. — Eleven Myanmar […]

Vietnam morning news for January 28

Vietnam morning news for January 28

Vietnam begins abuse of power trial against former national security officials Today, the People’s Court of Hanoi will open the trials of former national security advisors Bui Van Thanh and Tran Viet Tan on abuse of power charges. — Foreign Brief Vincom Landmark 81: watch SEAs tallest building go up in 30 seconds (video) When […]