Myanmar morning news for August 23

Myanmar morning news for August 23

Facebook shuts dozens of Myanmar social media accounts over ‘inauthentic behavior” Facebook Inc said on Thursday it had shut 216 social media pages, groups and accounts in Myanmar, some tied to the army, to stymie efforts to “manipulate or corrupt public debate”. — ABS-CBN UN panel condemns Myanmar army’s sexual violence against Rohingya Sexual violence […]

Vietnam morning news for August 23

Vietnam morning news for August 23

Vietnam’s import-export revenue hits US$311 billion in eight months The total import-export revenue of Vietnam was estimated to reach approximately US$311 billion by August 15 and the country also enjoyed a trade surplus of nearly US$3 billion, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs. — NDO Vietnam bans MacBook Pro laptops on aircraft for […]

Malaysia morning news for August 23

Malaysia morning news for August 23

KLIA system disruption continues, but credit card service restored The credit card system for the retail and food and beverage outlets at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) has been restored, Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB) said today. — Malay Mail Australian mining company Lynas gets permission to dispose of radioactive waste in Malaysia, dividing locals […]

Myanmar morning news for August 22

Myanmar morning news for August 22

Over $100m earned from export of 400,000 tons of broken rice in 10 months Myanmar exported over 400,000 tons of broken rice worth over US$100 million to 36 countries over the past 10 months with 50 percent of the total tonnage going to Belgium, according to Myanmar Rice Federation. — Eleven Myanmar ‘Not without our […]

Vietnam morning news for August 22

Vietnam morning news for August 22

Vietnam named third most active startup ecosystem among ASEAN-6 The years of 2018 and 2019 have seen a new wave of Vietnam’s startups that raised US$50 million to $US100 million rounds for the first time. — The Hanoitimes Ministry proposes major solutions to fuel economy in central region The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) […]

Malaysia morning news for August 22

Malaysia morning news for August 22

MACC unfreezes two CDS accounts belonging to Arul Kanda The High Court was told today that the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission has unfrozen two Central Depository System (CDS) accounts belonging to former 1Malaysia Developement Berhad (1MDB) chief executive officer Arul Kanda Kandasamy yesterday. — The Borneo Post Fearing tobacco’s fate, Malaysian palm oil industry fights back […]

Myanmar morning news for August 21

Myanmar morning news for August 21

U.N. agency, Bangladesh begin survey of Rohingya over return to Myanmar The United Nations’ refugee agency and Bangladesh authorities on Tuesday started to consult more than 3,000 Rohingya refugees from Myanmar to determine if any want to return home, officials said, as a fresh repatriation bid was launched. — Today Online US, Japan Vow to […]

Vietnam morning news for August 21

Vietnam morning news for August 21

Central city to boost cashless transactions The city of Đà Nẵng, the region’s major economic driver, is making headway in raising awareness on the benefits of cashless transactions as well as in building financial and technical infrastructure for the future development of a cashless society. — Viet Nam News Chinese steelmaker plans to put up […]

Malaysia morning news for August 21

Malaysia morning news for August 21

Johor to end dependency on treated water supply from Singapore by 2022 The Ministry of Water, Land and Natural Resources expects Johor to no longer be dependent on the supply of treated water from Singapore by 2022, said its Minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar (pix). — The Sun Daily Malaysia’s first flying car 85pc completed, says […]

Myanmar morning news for August 20

Myanmar morning news for August 20

Tax amnesty proposed, prompting renewed debate The chorus of voices defending and opposing the reduction of tax rates for undisclosed income has come to the fore again following the submission of the Union Tax Bill 2019 to the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw earlier this month. — Myanmar Times Bangladesh ready to repatriate 3,500 Rohingya refugees to Myanmar […]

Vietnam morning news for August 20

Vietnam morning news for August 20

Vietnam to auction new 4G spectrum as telecom speeds fall Vietnam will auction a new high-frequency 4G spectrum since the existing one has been almost fully taken resulting in lower speeds. — VnExpress HCM City has many things to do to become seed production hub Ho Chi Minh City holds potential for crop seed export, […]

Malaysia morning news for August 20

Malaysia morning news for August 20

KPDNHEP to hand over power on supervision of gas distribution in S’wak to state govt – PM’s Office The Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (KPDNHEP) has agreed to hand over the power on the supervision of gas distribution in Sarawak to the state government, as according to the 2016 Sarawak Distribution Gas Ordinance. […]

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