Myanmar morning news for August 19

Myanmar morning news for August 19

Rescue worker killed in attack on ambulance in northern Myanmar: Army One rescue worker was killed and several others were wounded when an ambulance came under fire in northern Myanmar amid clashes between troops and ethnic rebels in the region, an army spokesman and a witness said on Saturday (Aug 17). — CNA Myanmar extends […]

Vietnam morning news for August 19

Vietnam morning news for August 19

South China Sea alert: Fears of war surge as Vietnam confronts Beijing over ‘violations’ Like many countries in the region, Vietnam has clashed with China over certain areas which Beijing considers within its nine-dash line policy. — Express.co.uk Majority of Chinese firms consider Vietnam preferred investment destination Since last June, 33 listed Chinese companies have […]

Malaysia morning news for August 19

Malaysia morning news for August 19

Smart farming policy can modernise Malaysia’s agricultural landscape, says Azmin The government will announce a new policy on smart farming in the near future, said Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali. — Malay Mail Lawyer moots Putrajaya-backed class action lawsuit, tribunal as alternatives to MH17 trial Getting a group of family members of […]

Myanmar morning news for August 16

Myanmar morning news for August 16

Myanmar rebels carry out unprecedented attack on military academy Myanmar’s military was Thursday fighting rebels who mounted an unprecedented strike at an army academy killing at least one, apparently in retaliation for massive drug seizures. — CNA Myanmar Set to Ink Pact with China on Border Cooperation Zones Signing of framework agreement will kick implementation […]

Vietnam morning news for August 16

Vietnam morning news for August 16

Vietnam’s e-commerce market may rank third in Southeast Asia Vietnam could have Southeast Asian’s third-largest e-commerce market by 2025. The information was released during the Vietnam online marketing forum in Hanoion August 14. — Viet Nam Net Vietnam speeds up tourism cooperation with Southeast Asian countries The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism yesterday hosted the […]

Malaysia morning news for August 16

Malaysia morning news for August 16

Malaysia’s Electric Utility Says Bitcoin Miners Stole $25M in Power Malaysian power utility firm Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) is tightening measures in a bid to stem the millions lost to electricity theft by Bitcoin (BTC) miners. — Coin Telegraph Malaysia renews licence of Australian rare earths plant Malaysia on Thursday renewed the operating licence of […]

Myanmar morning news for August 15

Myanmar morning news for August 15

Five Civilians Charged Under Anti-Terrorism Act in Western Myanmar Police have opened cases against five civilians from a village in Rakhine State’s Buthidaung Township under Myanmar’s Counter-Terrorism Law, including a village administrator and a school teacher, the suspects’ families have told The Irrawaddy. — Irrawaddy Nationwide power production declines in August During this month, the […]

Vietnam morning news for August 15

Vietnam morning news for August 15

Vietnam launched Corporate Governance Code of Best Practices for Public Companies The first Vietnam Corporate Governance Code of Best Practices for Public Companies was launched on August 13 by the State Securities Commission of Vietnam (SSC) in Ho Chi Minh City. Hong Nhung reports on Vietnam Economic Times. — Vietnam Insider  Kingdom, Vietnam promote border […]

Malaysia morning news for August 15

Malaysia morning news for August 15

Johor Port Authority, Smart Crest sign deal to develop RM2b Bunker Island Johor Port Authority (JPA) has entered into an agreement with a private company, Smart Crest Sdn Bhd, to develop a RM2 billion Bunker Island, near Tanjung Bin in Johor. — The Sun Daily MCMC denies issuing approval for Sabah telco tower project The […]

Myanmar morning news for August 14

Myanmar morning news for August 14

Myanmar military business sketch alerts investors Tatmadaw is responsible for systemic persecution and violence and has compromised post-2015 election democracy and free market transition, says a UN report — Asia Times Thailand to return 700 human-trafficking victims Thailand’s government will send back to Myanmar some 700 victims of human trafficking who have been held in […]

Vietnam morning news for August 14

Vietnam morning news for August 14

Chinese ship returns to Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone A Chinese survey ship returned to Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone off its coast on Tuesday, ship tracking data showed, less than a week after it left the area where vessels from the two countries were locked in a month-long standoff. — Reuters MoF proposes to increase import […]

Malaysia morning news for August 14

Malaysia morning news for August 14

Malaysia to develop B14.7bn oil storage, ship refuelling site Malaysia on Tuesday said the Johor Port Authority was working to develop a 2 billion ringgit (14.7 billion baht) oil storage and ship refuelling site in the country’s south. — Bangkok Post RM21.6b needed for National Fiberisation and Connectivity Plan The National Fiberisation and Connectivity Plan […]

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