Myanmar morning news for January 22

Myanmar morning news for January 22

Rakhine ups efforts to draw investments, hopes for development Rakhine State will target investments in tourism, fisheries and agriculture at an investment fair that will be held in February in Ngapali, southern Rakhine, Rakhine State Chief Minister U Nyi Pu told the media in Yangon yesterday. — Myanmar Times China’s diplomatic shield has a price […]

Lao morning news for January 22

Lao morning news for January 22

Macroeconomic stability in Laos amidst uncertainty The medium-term economic outlook for Laos is favourable but subject to risks, including a volatile global economic environment, according to the latest edition of the World Bank’s Lao Economic Monitor. — Vientiane Times Russian de-miners in Laos clear 52 hectares of mines Russian de-miners deployed to Laos have cleared […]

Vietnam morning news for January 22

Vietnam morning news for January 22

Digital content revenue estimated at $895 million in 2018 Digital content revenue was estimated at US$895 million last year, according to the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC). — Vietnam News Rubber stocks rise on global prices The global rubber price has increased sharply in recent weeks, benefiting the share prices of Vietnamese producers on […]

Malaysia morning news for January 22

Malaysia morning news for January 22

Malaysia’s construction industry growth to slow 4.3% in 2019 Malaysia’s construction sector growth is forecasted to slow from 4.5% to 4.3% in 2019 as its newly established Pakatan Harapan coalition continues to take several measures to reduce government debt and expenditure by suspending large-scale infrastructure projects across the country, a report by Fitch Solutions revealed. […]

Myanmar morning news for January 21

Myanmar morning news for January 21

Maritime trade totals $6.26 bln in Q1 The value of Myanmar’s maritime trade in the first quarter of the current fiscal year was estimated at US$6.26 billion, an increase of $177 million compared with the corresponding period of the 2017-2018 Fiscal Year, according to data from the Ministry of Commerce. — Global Newlight of Myanmar […]

Vietnam morning news for January 21

Vietnam morning news for January 21

Vietnam attracts US$8.3 billion FDI to industrial, economic zones The total foreign direct investment (FDI) poured into Vietnam’s industrial parks and economic zones in 2018 reached more than US$8.3 billion, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment. — Nhan Dan Garment and textile sector expect huge challenge The garment and textile sector was forecast […]

Lao morning news for January 21

Lao morning news for January 21

Lao PDR’s Macroeconomic Stability Amidst Uncertainty Economic growth in the Lao PDR is estimated at 6.5 per cent in 2018 down from 6 9 per cent in 2017, in part due to the adverse impact of the recent widespread floods. — KPL Chinese firm completes beam closure along China-Laos railway A Chinese engineering company has […]

Malaysia morning news for January 21

Malaysia morning news for January 21

Malaysia achieves record direct tax collection of RM13.72b in 2018 The Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia achieved a new record in direct tax collection last year, with RM13.723 billion collected, which is 11.13% more than the RM123.312 billion collected in 2017, the Ministry of Finance (MoF) said today. — The Edge Markets Malaysia’s GDP expected […]

Myanmar morning news for January 18

Myanmar morning news for January 18

MIC allows 40 foreign and 10 domestic investment projects The Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC) permitted and endorsed 40 foreign and 10 domestic investment projects during a meeting held on 11 January, state media reported. — Mizzima Myanmar to introduce card payment system with buses operating in Yangon Myanmar’s Yangon Bus Service (YBS) is projecting to […]

Lao morning news for January 18

Lao morning news for January 18

PM calls for brainstorming on revenue collection, ways to drive growth Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has called on senior government officials in charge of economic affairs to explore ways to ensure that all revenue streams are fully utilised, and to spur economic growth. — Vientiane Times Lao Protest Villager Freed, 11 Still Held Lao authorities […]

Vietnam morning news for January 18

Vietnam morning news for January 18

PetroVietnam ranks among 500 largest Vietnamese enterprises The Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) has been listed in the top 50 of the 500 largest enterprises in Vietnam (VNR500) in 2018. — VNA NET Vietnam Airlines reaches top 10 best enterprises in VN Vietnam Airlines was named in the top 10 best performing companies for […]

Malaysia morning news for January 18

Malaysia morning news for January 18

WHO should retract and rectify wrongful allegations against palm oil industry Malaysia wants World Health Organisation (WHO) to retract and rectify its recent wrongful allegations of likening palm oil marketing to that of lobbying tobacco and alcohol. — New Straits times University of Malaya top Asean emerging economies university again The University of Malaya (UM) […]

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