Malaysia morning news for December 27

Malaysia morning news for December 27

Sarawak to fully enforce smoking, vaping ban from Jan 1 — Penguang The smoking and vaping ban in all food premises, effective Jan 1, 2020 will be fully enforced by the state Health Department, said Assistant Minister of Local Government and Housing Datu Dr Penguang Manggil. –The Borneo Post Malaysia’s 3rd automotive policy to focus […]

Myanmar morning news for December 26

Myanmar morning news for December 26

EU allocates further €10 million to address Rohingya crisis The European Commission announced on 23 December it is allocating a further €10 million in humanitarian aid to address the Rohingya crisis across Myanmar’s Northern Rakhine State and the border district of Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh. — New Europe Myanmar aims for $ 5 bln from […]

Vietnam morning news for December 26

Vietnam morning news for December 26

Vietnam loses around $432 million a year due to cigarette smuggling Vietnam loses tens of trillions of dong (VND10 trillion = $432 million) a year due to cigarette smuggling, a long-standing problem. — Vietnam Insider Vietnam logistics firms pressured to grow or face being taken over in EVFTA era Vietnam’s targets of becoming Asia’s logistics […]

Malaysia morning news for December 26

Malaysia morning news for December 26

Govt optimistic of achieving 4.8% GDP growth in 2020 The Finance Ministry (MoF) is optimistic that the government will achieve the gross domestic product (GDP) growth target of 4.8% for 2020 despite the challenging global economic environment. — The Sun Daily How electoral reform will change Malaysia politics The victory of the Pakatan Harapan coalition […]

Myanmar morning news for December 25

Myanmar morning news for December 25

7 new power projects aim to satisfy additional power demands Ministry of Electricity and Energy is implementing seven new power projects in order to generate an additional 1,000 MW, said Deputy Minister for Electricity and Energy Khin Maung Win, at a ceremony to open the 66-MW gas-fired power plant in Magway Township in Magway Region. […]

Vietnam morning news for December 25

Vietnam morning news for December 25

Vietnam ranks 4th in the number of pollution-linked deaths in the Western Pacific region An estimated 71,365 Vietnamese people lost their lives to pollution in 2017, the latest year for which data was available, according to the Pollution and Health Metrics report by the Global Alliance on Health and Pollution. — Vietnam Insider Vietnam aims […]

Malaysia morning news for December 25

Malaysia morning news for December 25

Malaysian Well-Being Index up 0.8pc, says Statistics Dept The Malaysian Well-Being Index (MyWI) rose 0.8 per cent to 122.4 index points in 2018 compared with 121.4 points in the preceding year, the Department of Statistics (DoSM) said. — Malay Mail What Does Malaysia’s New Islamic Summit Reveal About its Foreign Policy? The engagement spotlighted the […]

Myanmar morning news for December 24

Myanmar morning news for December 24

Smart city projects under development in Nay Pyi Taw, Yangon and Mandalay Ministry of Construction starts implementing the smart city projects in Nay Pyi Taw, Yangon and Mandalay, said Union Minister for Construction U Han Zaw. — Eleven Myanmar Protesters Call for Action Against Police for Revealing Toddler Rape Victim’s Identity Hundreds of people marched […]

Vietnam morning news for December 24

Vietnam morning news for December 24

Vietnam targets 4 billion USD from cashew exports in 2020 According to the Vietnam Cashew Association (Vinacas), the sector will focus on deep processing, improving quality and diversifying products towards realizing the goal. — VietnamPlus PVEP completes oil and gas exploitation target earlier than scheduled The PetroVietnam Exploration Production Corporation (PVEP) has completed its yearly […]

Malaysia morning news for December 24

Malaysia morning news for December 24

Malaysia gov’t bans pork from Indonesia amid ASF outbreak The Malaysian government has banned pork-related products from Indonesia starting December 13 following the African Swine Fever (ASF) outbreak. — The Phnom Penh Post Why Old Friends China, Malaysia Suddenly Disagree over Tract of Sea China and Malaysia, old friends with a complex trade and investment […]

Myanmar morning news for December 23

Myanmar morning news for December 23

Over 1 bln USD foreign investment enter Myanmar’s sectors in two months Foreign investment capital of over 1.02 billion U.S. dollars entered Myanmar’s six sectors in first two months of present fiscal year (FY) 2019-2020 which started in October, said figures released by the Directorate of Investment and Company Administration (DICA) on Saturday. — Xinhua […]

Vietnam morning news for December 23

Vietnam morning news for December 23

Vietnam needs US$10 billion a year for energy sector The deputy PM said Vietnam needs to mobilize domestic financial sources and credits to develop 8,000 megawatts per year. — The Hanoitimes Vietnam 32nd most powerful country in the world: report Surpassing several of its Southeast Asian peers in the latest global power ranking, Vietnam proves […]

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