Malaysia morning news for November 1

Malaysia morning news for November 1

Malaysia Airlines, Singapore Airlines to share revenue on Malaysia-Singapore flights Malaysia Airlines Bhd (MAB) and Singapore Airlines (SIA) have entered into a wide-ranging commercial agreement, which includes the sharing of revenue on flights between Malaysia and Singapore. — The Sun Daily Malaysia is only on watchlist and not labelled a US currency manipulator – Lim […]

Myanmar morning news for October 31

Myanmar morning news for October 31

Myanmar: Satire performers who mocked military face prison in “appalling” conviction Responding to the conviction and one-year prison sentence handed down to five members of the Peacock Generation, a satirical poetry troupe, Joanne Mariner, Amnesty International’s research director for South East Asia, said: — Amnesty International Myanmar to build new river-crossing bridge in western state […]

Vietnam morning news for October 31

Vietnam morning news for October 31

Vietnamese millionaire kingpin ‘Mr Truong’ wanted in Essex truck deaths investigation Police in Vietnam investigating the deaths of 39 migrants in an Essex truck have identified the millionaire kingpin believed to be behind the fatal people-smuggling plot, it is reported. — News.com.au Vietnam kicks off 1M-ton LNG terminal to ease energy thirst Once operational in […]

Malaysia morning news for October 31

Malaysia morning news for October 31

Malaysian banks shut accounts of legal foreign residents from some countries on US watchlists Thousands of bank accounts belonging to Malaysia’s legal foreign residents have been terminated, many of them migrants from Muslim-majority countries on United States terror sponsorship watchlists. — The Star Online Malaysia’s Tanjung Pelepas on its way to becoming a top SEA […]

Myanmar morning news for October 30

Myanmar morning news for October 30

Green light given for Thai-backed industrial estate near Yangon The Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC) has approved Thai developer Amata Group’s proposal to develop a smart industrial estate project in Yangon Region. — Myanmar Times Government seeks to get ball rolling on mining investments Myanmar will boost efforts to seek more foreign investments in the resource […]

Vietnam morning news for October 30

Vietnam morning news for October 30

Vietnam says trying to speed up identification of UK truck dead Vietnam is trying to speed up the identification of its citizens who are suspected to have been among the people found dead in the back of a truck near London last week, Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Cuong told Reuters on Tuesday. — Channel […]

Malaysia morning news for October 30

Malaysia morning news for October 30

MITI approved RM91.9 bln investments in manufacturing, services & primary sectors in 1H2019 Malaysia’s total approved investments in the manufacturing, services and primary sectors increased 7.6 per cent to RM91.9 billion in the first half of 2019 (1H2019) from RM85.5 billion in the same period in 2018. — The Borneo Post Matrade to further boost […]

Myanmar morning news for October 29

Myanmar morning news for October 29

Deaths reported after rebels abduct dozens in Myanmar’s Rakhine Arakan Army rebel group says three military helicopters attacked three boats carrying kidnapped troops and two sank. — Aljazeera Myanmar rushes power plant projects to avoid more blackouts Myanmar’s government is trying to address the country’s worsening power shortage, aiming to add 1,072 megawatts of new […]

Vietnam morning news for October 29

Vietnam morning news for October 29

Vietnam hits Chinese and South Korea steelmakers with duties Vietnam slapped five-year tariffs on Chinese and South Korean color-coated steel products after domestic producers said unfair pricing from overseas competitors caused them to shut down production lines. — Bangkok Post Vietnam cracks down on labor trafficking after UK truck tragedy Nghe An police have arrested […]

Malaysia morning news for October 29

Malaysia morning news for October 29

Sarawak faces logistical challenge to recall canned pork products from China Sarawak is facing a massive logistic headache to recall China-manufactured canned pork after DNA of the African Swine Fever virus was detected in one of its products. — The Star Online Improved ranking in World Bank report proves Malaysia is on right track: Lim […]

Myanmar morning news for October 28

Myanmar morning news for October 28

Myanmar army sinks boats with kidnapped troops, many feared dead Myanmar’s army sunk several boats carrying dozens of soldiers and police officers taken hostage by rebels in the restive western Rakhine state, the Arakan Army said on Sunday, adding that many had died. — FMT Rights group casts doubt on island relocation plan for refugees […]

Vietnam morning news for October 28

Vietnam morning news for October 28

Majority of 39 UK truck victims likely from Vietnam: Priest Most of the 39 people found dead in the back of a truck near London were likely from Vietnam, a community leader from the rural, rice-growing community where many of the victims are believed to have come from told Reuters on Saturday (Oct 26). — […]