Myanmar morning news for June 20

Myanmar morning news for June 20

World Bank Puts Myanmar’s Power Investment Needs at $2B a Year Electricity consumption expected to increase by 11% annually through 2030 amid strong economic growth, new report says. — Irrawaddy Suu Kyi attending ASEAN Summit amid regional storm over Rohingya ASEAN members will be piling pressure on Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi over the regional […]

Vietnam morning news for June 20

Vietnam morning news for June 20

Vietnam to allocate nearly US$2 billion for Mekong Delta development The Mekong Delta region is facing bottlenecks in development, especially in transportation, while there have been greater risks in climate change that require immediate measures. — The Hanoitimes Agricultural sector sees production and business growth in H1 The agricultural sector has maintained growth in the […]

Malaysia morning news for June 20

Malaysia morning news for June 20

MH17 suspects to be charged with murder as Bellingcat report reveals details of plane’s final moments Investigators have named four suspects they will charge with murder over the downing of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which killed 298 people, including 38 Australians. — ABC Group wants govt to ban liquor sold for less than RM50 […]

Myanmar morning news for June 19

Myanmar morning news for June 19

Ministry reminds tourism operators to transact in kyat The Ministry of Hotels and Tourism (MOHT) has issued a reminder to the airline and tourism industry to transact in the local Myanmar currency and apply for a local money changer license. — Myanmar Times Vietnam becomes ninth largest trade partner of Myanmar Trade between Vietnam and […]

Vietnam morning news for June 19

Vietnam morning news for June 19

Swine fever outbreak hits Vietnam’s farmers and food industry hard Since last February, at least 2.47 million pigs have died. There is no vaccine or cure for the disease, which is not transmitted to humans. — Asia News Government urged to help grow private sector Private Vietnamese firms have asked the Government to push administrative […]

Malaysia morning news for June 19

Malaysia morning news for June 19

Malaysia banks lead South-east Asian peers for board diversity Malaysia’s large banks have the highest board representation for women across the South-east Asian region, outpacing peers in Singapore and the Philippines where the proportion is below 15 per cent. — The Straits Times Malaysia expects frozen durian exports to China to hit 1,000 metric tonnes […]

Myanmar morning news for June 18

Myanmar morning news for June 18

Myanmar: UN threatens to withdraw aid over ‘policy of apartheid’ against Rohingya The United Nations in Myanmar has warned it will withdraw support in Rakhine state to avoid complicity in a government “policy of apartheid” for Rohingya Muslims. — The Guardian Jade export earnings decline by over 260 m USD in eight months During eight […]

Vietnam morning news for June 18

Vietnam morning news for June 18

ASEAN’s Biggest Solar Farm Project Commences Operations in Vietnam With Dau Tieng 1-2 billed as the largest solar facility in Southeast Asia to date with a total capacity of 420 MW, and the 257-MW Phu Yen, BGRIM operates 45 power projects with a combined installed capacity of 2,892 MW. — Chiangrai Times Vietnam slaps tariffs […]

Malaysia morning news for June 18

Malaysia morning news for June 18

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 ‘disintegrated into confetti,’ captain appears to have run ‘amok,’ report says The ill-fated Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was piloted by a “lonely and sad” captain who experimented with a flight profile almost identical to the aircraft’s final doomed path — one that left a slim chance of finding remains or clues […]

Myanmar morning news for June 17

Myanmar morning news for June 17

Over 530 political prisoners die since 1962: AAPP Till date since the military coup in 1962, the number of political prisoners who died in and out of the prisons has reached 535, according to the statement by the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP) on June 14. — Eleven Myanmar Gov’t to call for re-tender […]

Vietnam morning news for June 17

Vietnam morning news for June 17

Vietnam Puts Tariffs on Chinese Imports Vietnam has placed tariffs on some goods from China. Vietnam accuses China of using its country to avoid similar American tariffs on Chinese goods exported to the United States. — VOA The national public services portal soon opens this year Cabinet meetings will be slim lined and more innovative […]

Malaysia morning news for June 17

Malaysia morning news for June 17

Malaysian timber exports to reach RM25 bil next year Despite worries surrounding the US-China trade war and Brexit, the Malaysian Timber Council (MTC) is confident that Malaysia can export RM25 billion of timber and timber-based products by next year. — FMT Sex video issue should not affect party, says Anwar He says PKR leaders are […]

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