Malaysia morning news for March 20

Malaysia morning news for March 20

Malaysia will return as Asian tiger in three years Malaysia will return to its Asian tiger status in three years, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng. — The Star Online Malaysia’s Mahathir says some state-owned entities may be listed Malaysia may list certain state-owned entities to cut government debt and liabilities, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad […]

Myanmar morning news for March 19

Myanmar morning news for March 19

More than 40 human trafficking cases reported in first two months More than 40 human trafficking cases have been reported in the first two months of this year, with the majority of victims sent to China for forced marriage, according to the Myanmar Anti-Human Trafficking Police Force, state media reported. — Mizzima Myanmar strives to […]

Lao morning news for March 19

Lao morning news for March 19

World Bank approves US$72 million for three key projects The World Bank has agreed to finance three major projects in Laos designed to reduce malnutrition in children, and improve public resource use and service delivery. — Vientiane Times Viet Nam exports $97.4 million goods to Laos in Jan-Feb Viet Nam exported US$97.4 million worth of […]

Vietnam morning news for March 19

Vietnam morning news for March 19

Cashless payment in Vietnam could grow to 50% in three years: MoMo CEO For Vietnamese e-wallet MoMo operator M-Services – that has received a total of $33 million funding from Goldman Sachs and Standard Chartered Private Equity before it announced another investment from Warburg Pincus earlier this year – the biggest competitor it faces is […]

Malaysia morning news for March 19

Malaysia morning news for March 19

Malaysia ranks second in Southeast Asia for trade and connectivity Malaysia has maintained its strong position globally, ranking second highest in Southeast Asia and 12th out of 169 countries for trade connectivity, says the DHL Global Connectedness Index (GCI) report. — New Straits Times Govt allocates RM3 million for national food bank programme The government […]

Myanmar morning news for March 18

Myanmar morning news for March 18

Per capita income of citizens projected to grow 6.3 pc this year Per capita income of citizens is expected to hit 6.3 per cent this year, said Vice-President Myint Swe at a Chin State Investment and Local Products Show held on March 16. — Eleven Myanmar Myanmar’s Rakhine State Sees Increase in Conflict, Displacement More […]

Lao morning news for March 18

Lao morning news for March 18

Tourism holds the key to green growth Protection of the country’s national parks and cultural traditions will be strengthened with the government’s commitment to the National Green Growth Strategy. — Vientiane Times WB Approves Support For Nutrition, Public Financial Management In Laos The Lao PDR will benefit from US$72 million in new financing, under three […]

Vietnam morning news for March 18

Vietnam morning news for March 18

Vietnam world’s fourth biggest seafood exporter Vietnam now ranks fourth globally, first in Southeast Asia and second in Asia in terms of exports of seafood, and its products are now available in over 170 countries and territories worldwide. — VietnamPlus PetroVietnam’s troubled billion-dollar investment in Venezuela probed The Ministry of Public Security’s Investigation Agency is […]

Malaysia morning news for March 18

Malaysia morning news for March 18

Foreign net fund outflow reduces to RM472.2mil Foreign net outflow of funds between Monday and Thursday reduced to RM472.2 million against RM709.9 million recorded in the same period last week. — New Straits Times Malaysia threatens WTO challenge to EU’s move to drop palm biofuel Malaysia on Saturday threatened to bring a World Trade Organisation […]

Why the Boeing 737 Max needs a full airworthy review (video)

The crash of Lion Air Flight JT610 last October should have sounded warning bells. An experienced flight crew of eight and 181 passengers dead and an almost new Boeing 737 Max 8 jet broken at the bottom of the Java Sea, just 12 minutes after taking off from Soekarno–Hatta International Airport, Jakarta on a routine […]

Myanmar morning news for March 15

Myanmar morning news for March 15

Govt draft roadmap to develop and support digital economy in Myanmar Myanmar has released its official strategy for developing its digital economy over the next six years, according to the Ministry of Planning and Finance. — Myanmar Times Myanmar, China sign documents on industry, transport projects The Myanmar government signed the exchange of letters with […]

Lao morning news for March 15

Lao morning news for March 15

Lao gov’t, development partners discuss LDC status graduation The Lao government officials and development partners are meeting here to discuss the efforts Laos needs to take to graduate from the Least Developed Country (LDC) status. — China.org Laos supports Mekong-Lancang cooperation, a bright future expected Laos will do everything it can to help the Mekong-Lancang […]

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