Malaysia morning news for October 16

Malaysia morning news for October 16

Fuel subsidy card for middle income earners ready by next March, says finance minister Lim Guan Eng today said the fuel subsidy card for Malaysian middle-income earners, grouped as M40, will be rolled out from March 2020. — Malay Mail Digital service tax right move for Malaysia: World Bank economist The implementation of the Digital […]

Myanmar morning news for October 15

Myanmar morning news for October 15

Myanmar’s draft oil and gas bill jeopardises next bidding round Uncertainty and confusion over Myanmar’s proposed oil and gas law risk alienating existing investors and could undermine the next crucial bidding round, according to companies and experts in the sector. — Myanmar Times Myanmar denies using landmines along Bangladesh-Myanmar border areas Myanmar has denied all […]

Vietnam morning news for October 15

Vietnam morning news for October 15

Vietnam blocks ‘Abominable’ film over depiction of Beijing’s nine-dash line in South China Sea Vietnam has pulled the animated DreamWorks film Abominable from cinemas over a scene featuring a map which shows China’s unilaterally declared “nine-dash line” in the South China Sea, state media reported on Monday. — South China Morning News Vietnam spends over […]

Malaysia morning news for October 15

Malaysia morning news for October 15

Dr M: Malaysia aims to be South-East Asia’s Industry 4.0 hub Malaysia is targeting to be an Industry 4.0 hub in South-East Asia to regain its status as an Asian Tiger. — The Star Online Malaysia aspires to be global halal gelatine supplier Malaysia is taking steps to become a supplier of halal gelatine for […]

Myanmar morning news for October 14

Myanmar morning news for October 14

Rakhine rebels abduct dozens after storming Myanmar bus – army State-backed Global New Light of Myanmar says a bus was flagged down by a man before 18 rebels in sportswear emerged from the forest and ordered passengers off at gunpoint — Rappler Myanmar Merchants and Farmers Suffer as China Cracks Down on Illegal Cross-Border Trade […]

Vietnam morning news for October 14

Vietnam morning news for October 14

Vietnam President Says 2019 Growth May Beat Official Estimate Vietnam’s economic expansion this year may exceed the higher end of an official estimate, President Nguyen Phu Trong said. — Bloomberg Vietnam projected to have all-time high net car imports of US$3.4 billion Car imports would continue to increase due to stronger demand from the domestic […]

Malaysia morning news for October 14

Malaysia morning news for October 14

No citizenship for foreigners buying homes in Malaysia Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad assured that the move to allow foreigners to buy condominiums and apartment units was due to a huge property overhang nationwide at the moment. — New Straits times Incentives to move into automation will boost confidence in automation investment: MARii The […]

Myanmar morning news for October 11

Myanmar morning news for October 11

Spending on electricity tops budget for the first time The energy and electricity sector has been allocated with the highest volume of funds in the Budget for fiscal 2019-20, which commenced October 1. It is the first time the energy sector will top government spending. — Myanmar Times Bomb Explodes Near New NLD Office in […]

Vietnam morning news for October 11

Vietnam morning news for October 11

Vietnam levies anti-dumping measures on imported aluminum products The Ministry of Industry and Trade has recently promulgated the Decision No.2942/QD-BCT on officially imposing anti-dumping duties on some extruded aluminum bar products from China. — Sggp News Plastics industry confident of achieving export target of $3.2b With solid growth in shipments, the plastics industry will surely […]

Malaysia morning news for October 11

Malaysia morning news for October 11

World Bank maintains Malaysia’s 2019 economic growth at 4.6% The World Bank maintained Malaysia’s economic growth at 4.6 per cent in 2019, underpinned by the continued robust growth in private consumption amid stable labour market conditions. — The Sun Daily Malaysia Is Set to Lower Income Tax, Widen Deficit Goal Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad […]

Myanmar morning news for October 10

Myanmar morning news for October 10

Myanmar looks to legalize its informal economy Myanmar aims to mobilize funds hidden in its vast informal economy through a tax amnesty, a controversial bid to galvanize new investment and business activity in the nation’s stalling economy. — Asia Times Vague criteria on tax-deductible donations raise corruption worries The Myanmar government’s vague regulations regarding tax-deductible […]

Vietnam morning news for October 10

Vietnam morning news for October 10

The World Economic Forum has ranked Vietnam as the 67th most competitive economy The World Economic Forum (WEF) has ranked Vietnam as the 67th most competitive economy in its latest report released on October 9. — Vietnam Insider Vietnam mulls shutting down 2G network in 2022 Vietnam is planning to shut down its 2G network […]

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