Myanmar morning news for July 8

Myanmar morning news for July 8

Myanmar opens to domestic travel Myanmar opened all of its tourist destinations to local travellers and foreigner resident in the country last week, but the ban on international flights to and from the country remains in place until 31 July at the earliest. — TTR Weekly Total number of COVID-19 cases in Myanmar increases to […]

Vietnam morning news for July 8

Vietnam morning news for July 8

Vietnam-made 5G smartphone announced According to reports in the regional press and Reuters, a Vietnam-made 5G smartphone is on the way. — Developing Telecoms Vietnam improving legal framework for FTA with EU Tax policies are being specified while customs procedures simplified to improve Vietnam’s legal framework to facilitate the enforcement of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade […]

Malaysia morning news for July 8

Malaysia morning news for July 8

AirAsia posts RM803.85 mln loss in 1Q despite EBITDA breakeven AirAsia Group Bhd recorded a net loss of RM803.85 million for the first quarter ended March 31, 2020, compared with a net profit of RM96.09 million in the same period last year. — The Borneo Post Malaysia central bank cuts rate to record low to […]

Myanmar morning news for July 7

Myanmar morning news for July 7

Myanmar continues capital-market projects despite virus Foreign investment in Myanmar’s fledging capital markets should increase quickly after the pandemic subsides, as the country pushes ahead with new trading platforms for stocks and bonds, according a Securities and Exchange Commission of Myanmar official. — Bangkok Post Looters target Myanmar temple treasures in tourist slump A squad […]

Vietnam morning news for July 7

Vietnam morning news for July 7

Vietnam blocks new airlines until 2022 despite market duopoly Vietnam plans to freeze approval for new entries to the airline industry until 2022, a move that threatens to solidify the virtual duopoly already in place. — Nikkei Asian Review (paywall) Exporters fear coronavirus will cause more pain A global resurgence in Covid-19 cases could put […]

Malaysia morning news for July 7

Malaysia morning news for July 7

Hishammuddin: Announcement on Malaysia-S’pore border opening expected early August Malaysia and Singapore are expected to reach a firm decision early next month on the reopening of its borders under the Reciprocal Green Lane (RGL) and Periodic Commuting Arrangement (PCA) categories, following fruitful discussions on the matter. — The Star Online Malaysia: New government must create […]

Myanmar morning news for July 6

Myanmar morning news for July 6

Myanmar continues capital-market projects despite virus Foreign investment in Myanmar’s fledging capital markets should increase quickly after the pandemic subsides, as the country pushes ahead with new trading platforms for stocks and bonds, according a Securities and Exchange Commission of Myanmar official. — Bangkok Post 728 Myanmar nationals return from Thailand via Myawady border on […]

Vietnam morning news for July 6

Vietnam morning news for July 6

Vietnam to sell remaining 36% stake in largest brewer Sabeco Vietnam’s government will sell its remaining 36 per cent stake in the country’s largest brewer Sabeco by the end of this year, according to a government document released this week. — CNA Vietnam: Ly Son garlic receives certificate of geographical indication Dang Tan Thanh, Vice […]

Malaysia morning news for July 6

Malaysia morning news for July 6

Sabah aims to reopen tourism for international tourists by Sept 1 The Sabah government aims to reopen its doors for the arrival of international tourists by September 1 this year, said Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Christina Liew. She said this would be done by observing the current… — Malay Mail Malaysia: Kulim pineapple farm seeks […]

Myanmar morning news for July 3

Myanmar morning news for July 3

More than 160 dead in Myanmar jade mine landslide The battered bodies of more than 160 jade miners were pulled from a sea of mud after a landslide in northern Myanmar on Thursday, after one of the worst-ever accidents to hit the treacherous industry. — Eagle news Transit trade improves, $4 bn earned from Kyaukphyu-Kunming […]

Vietnam morning news for July 3

Vietnam morning news for July 3

Vietnam among Asian countries shows strongest recovery signals in manufacturing The purchasing managers indexes (PMIs) of Asian countries witnessed slight pumps despite the disparity of speed in June and Vietnam is within the group showing the most positive signals in manufacturing recovery, according to Bloomberg. — Vietnam Times Faster speeds seen after Vietnam internet cable […]

Malaysia morning news for July 3

Malaysia morning news for July 3

Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia suspends Pakistani licence holders in Malaysia The Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia (CAAM) is temporarily suspending Pakistani licence holders who are currently employed in Malaysia. — Malay Mail Malaysia to take legal action against EU over palm oil campaign The Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities will file legal action […]