Myanmar morning news for August 29

Myanmar morning news for August 29

Myanmar Army Sues Kachin Pastor Over Comments Made to US President Trump The Myanmar military has filed a lawsuit against an ethnic Kachin religious leader for comments he made about human rights violations by soldiers in the Southeast Asian nation during a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump in July, in the latest defamation complaint […]

Vietnam morning news for August 29

Vietnam morning news for August 29

Google to shift Pixel smartphone production from China to Vietnam as sales soar Google is moving aggressively to shift production of its Pixel smartphone from China to Vietnam as it seeks to build a low-cost supply chain in Southeast Asia that will serve as a springboard for its growing hardware ambitions. — Nikkei Asian Review […]

Malaysia morning news for August 29

Malaysia morning news for August 29

National connectivity plan give equal Internet access to urban, rural folk – Gobind The Cabinet has approved the implementation of an RM21.6-billion national connectivity plan that gives equal access to the Internet for both the urban and rural population in the effort to reduce the digital divide, Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo announced […]

Myanmar morning news for August 28

Myanmar morning news for August 28

Myanmar Navy to Join US-led Maritime Exercise in South China Sea Myanmar’s navy said on Monday it is traveling to the Gulf of Thailand to take part in a five-day maritime exercise led by the United States with seven ASEAN navies. — Irrawaddy Ministry plans to take ADB loan for upgrades of rural roads Deputy […]

Vietnam morning news for August 28

Vietnam morning news for August 28

Vietnam intends to provide a 5G network without China’s tech Vietnam is intent on being the first Asean nation to provide a 5G network — without China’s tech powerhouse Huawei Technologies Inc. Bloomberg reports. — Vietnam Insider MoIT accepts new C/O form E for imports The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) late last week […]

Malaysia morning news for August 28

Malaysia morning news for August 28

Miti completes preliminary investigation of anti-dumping of imported cold rolled coils The government has completed a preliminary determination on the investigation on anti-dumping of cold rolled coils or non-alloy steel (CRC) measuring more than 1,300mm in width from countries abroad and found sufficient evidence to continue investigating. — The Sun Daily Guan Eng emphasises need […]

Myanmar morning news for August 27

Myanmar attracts over 3.5 bln USD of foreign investment in 10 months More than 3.5 billion U.S. dollars of foreign investment entered Myanmar from 224 enterprises permitted by the Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC) as of July 31 in present fiscal year 2018-2019, according to figures released from the Directorate of Investment and Company Administration (DICA) […]

Vietnam morning news for August 27

Vietnam morning news for August 27

Vietnam looks to lead ASEAN in IP protection and development by 2030 The Vietnamese government expects the exploitation and commercialization of IP will be valued and promoted with 8-10 percent of registered IPs to be put into practice. — The Hanoitimes EVN sells 7.5% stake of its financial arm for $10 million Vietnam Electricity (EVN) […]

Malaysia morning news for August 27

Malaysia morning news for August 27

Malaysia hopes to pay for military equipment with palm oil, says minister Malaysia is in talks with at last six countries on the possibility of using palm oil to pay for arms, as South-east Asia’s third-biggest economy seeks to replace old equipment to boost its defence capabilities. — Malay Mail 519 arrested for terrorism activities […]

Myanmar morning news for August 26

Myanmar morning news for August 26

‘We are hostages’: Two years on, Rohingya still in Myanmar trapped by new war When Myanmar officials toured refugee camps in Bangladesh last month, inviting Rohingya Muslims who fled the country to return, they brought with them pamphlets adorned with cartoons showing hijab-wearing women passing through checkpoints and happily grasping identity cards. — Channel NewsAsia […]

Vietnam morning news for August 26

Vietnam morning news for August 26

Vietnamese shrimp exporters enjoy zero taxes to US The US Department of Commerce (DOC) on August 22 released the final results of the 13th period of review (POR 13), officially imposing zero percent tariffs on 31 Vietnamese shrimp exporters. — VietnamPlus Vietnam to see strong growth in 2019, unlikely to face US tariffs: reports VIETNAM […]

Malaysia morning news for August 26

Malaysia morning news for August 26

Detailed assessment of Perak-Penang raw water transfer project The Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Unit will carry out a detailed assessment of the project to transfer raw water from Sungai Perak to Penang. — The Sun Daily Sabah to launch barter trade system for non-subsidised cooking oil products, says CM The Sabah government will launch the barter […]

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