Myanmar morning news for April 3

Myanmar morning news for April 3

Property investments now more clear-cut for foreigners Property developers and investors have been looking forward to stable regulations and foreign participation in the local real estate sector since the Condominium Law was enacted in 2016 and gradually enforced. — Myanmar Times Govt to announce list of preferred foreign life insurers on Friday A list of […]

Vietnam morning news for April 3

Vietnam morning news for April 3

Vietnam’s E-visas – Eligibility and Application Process Explained Vietnam recently extended its electronic visa (e-visa) policy until February 2021 and expanded the list of countries that are eligible to participate. An e-visa is typically applied for online, linked to a passport number, and stored on a computer – with no stamp or label delivered before […]

Malaysia morning news for April 3

Malaysia morning news for April 3

Malaysian entrepreneurs make the Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2019 Several Malaysian entrepreneurs are among the 300 from 23 Asia-Pacific countries listed in the Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia this year. — The Star Online Petronas to have Malaysia’s second floating LNG facility ready by Q1 2020 State-owned Petroliam Nasional Bhd, or Petronas, expects to […]

Myanmar morning news for April 2

Myanmar morning news for April 2

Myanmar To Allow Casino Gambling Myanmar is close to legalize casino gambling in a bid to boost the local tourism industry and attract foreign investors. Gambling will become legal in the country in May when the nation’s 2018 Gambling Law is set to take effect. Select hotels In Yangon and Mandalay will be able to […]

Vietnam morning news for April 2

Vietnam morning news for April 2

VN seeks to improve logistics, eyes climb in World Bank ranking The Ministry of Industry and Trade has announced a plan to improve the performance of the logistics sector to improve the country’s business climate. — Bizhub VN companies urged to go to Southeast Asian markets VIETNAMESE companies should further invest in and trade with […]

Malaysia morning news for April 2

Malaysia morning news for April 2

Malaysia was never an Asian Tiger, says economist An economist has questioned Malaysia’s title as an “Asian Tiger” economy, saying the nation only ever qualified as a “little tiger” or “little dragon”. — FMT Malaysia’s factory production worsens but long term outlook is bright The latest Nikkei Malaysia Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index indicates deterioration in […]

Myanmar morning news for April 1

Myanmar morning news for April 1

How new banking regulations will affect foreign equity in Myanmar As part of ongoing efforts to liberalise the financial services industry and increase credit to the private sector, the Central Bank of Myanmar (CBM) has introduced regulations to facilitate foreign investment in domestic lenders. — The Borneo Post Myitsone Dam protests will impact Myanmar economic […]

Vietnam morning news for April 1

Vietnam morning news for April 1

Over 910 million VND saved during Earth Hour in Vietnam About 492,000kWh of electricity, equivalent to 917 million VND (over 39,500 USD), was saved in Vietnam during the Earth Hour, when lights were turned off for one hour from 8:30pm on March 30. — VNA NET Steel exports edge up 5.8 percent in Q1 Vietnam’s […]

Malaysia morning news for April 1

Malaysia morning news for April 1

Govt investigates dumping in steel, cement industries The government will impose anti-dumping duties at the rate that is necessary to prevent further injury to the domestic steel and cement industries if investigation findings are found to be affirmative. — The Sun Daily Food Bank Malaysia has benefited 45,850 households Food Bank Malaysia, an initiative by […]

Myanmar morning news for March 29

Myanmar morning news for March 29

Private capital needed to fund required infrastructure Unlocking investment from the private sector is necessary for Myanmar to fund its building of transport infrastructure, speakers at a construction sector forum said. Bankability and risk-sharing would be the two key criteria to incentivise businesses to take part. — Myanmar Times Myanmar revisits second airport project Myanmar’s […]

Vietnam morning news for March 29

Vietnam morning news for March 29

Vietnam To Get First Licensed Crypto Exchange Vietnam will get its first licensed crypto exchange after Linh Thanh Group, a large industry, real estate and trading conglomerate, and Kronn Ventures AG, a blockchain company from Switzerland’s “crypto valley” in the Canton of Zug, signed a memorandum of understanding to set such an exchange up in […]

Malaysia morning news for March 29

Malaysia morning news for March 29

RM9 billion invested in Malaysian aerospace from 2013-2018 Malaysia’s aerospace industry attracted RM9.01 billion in investments over the last six years, said Ministry of International Trade and Industry secretary general Datuk Lokman Hakim. — The Borneo Post Malaysia to begin delayed graft trial of former PM Najib next week The corruption trial of former Malaysian […]