Myanmar morning news for May 29

Myanmar morning news for May 29

Myanmar Parliament Slashes Military’s Budget Request for First Time US$7.5 million removed from military’s extra budget request, marking the first time the armed forces’ full spending request has been denied by the NLD government. — Irrawaddy 300,000 Myanmar migrant workers in Thailand jobless due to COVID-19 pandemic More than 300,000 Myanmar migrant workers in Thailand […]

Vietnam morning news for May 29

Vietnam morning news for May 29

Steering Committee: VN still closes borders to foreign tourists due to COVID-19 The National Steering Committee on COVID-19 Prevention and Control agreed Thursday that Viet Nam should continue closing borders to foreign tourists at this time, as external COVID-19 transmission risks still remain. — Chinphu.vn Titanium exporters in Vietnam stuck with huge inventories The central […]

Malaysia morning news for May 29

Malaysia morning news for May 29

Cabinet gives green light for 174 non-Muslim places of worship to reopen in Covid-19 green zones from June 10 The Cabinet has given the green light for 174 non-Muslim places of worship to reopen under strict Covid-19 standard operating procedures (SOP) from June 10. — The Star Online Dr M, 4 others fired from Bersatu […]

Myanmar morning news for May 28

Myanmar morning news for May 28

Myanmar Tourism Sector Needs More Govt Support During COVID-19: New Survey A new survey on the impacts of COVID-19 on the Myanmar tourism sector has revealed that over 80 percent of micro, small and medium-sized tourism businesses (MSMEs) are ‘extremely badly’ affected by the pandemic, while confidence in the government’s ability to provide sufficient support […]

Vietnam morning news for May 28

Vietnam morning news for May 28

Finance Ministry wants to cut corporate income tax for small and micro businesses The Ministry of Finance has proposed the Government cut corporate income tax for small and micro businesses by 30 per cent this year. — Viet Nam News One more COVID-19 infection case confirmed, total rises to 327 A 31-year-old man returning from […]

Malaysia morning news for May 28

Malaysia morning news for May 28

Airline’s debt to balloon to $550 bln by year-end The airline industry’s debt could rise to $550 billion ($1= RM4.36) by year-end, a massive 28 per cent or $120 billion increase over levels at the start of the year, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA). — New Sarawak Tribune National creative industry policy […]

Myanmar morning news for May 27

Myanmar morning news for May 27

Number of COVID-19 cases rise to 206 in Myanmar Number of COVID-19 positive cases reached 206 in Myanmar as of Tuesday, according to the Health and Sports Ministry. — Xinhua Myanmar to seek 700 million dollar IMF loan for COVID-19 spending The parliament of Myanmar on Tuesday approved the proposal to seek 700 million dollar […]

Vietnam morning news for May 27

Vietnam morning news for May 27

Vietnam to handle five corruption cases involving top leaders Many senior officials, including a Politburo member, have been involved in the high-profile cases. — The Hanoitimes Guidelines on Vietnam’s Competition Law: Decree 35 Vietnam recently released Decree 35/2020/ND-CP, providing guidance on the Law on Competition, which went into effect in July 2019. The Decree gives […]

Malaysia morning news for May 27

Malaysia morning news for May 27

Covid-19: 187 new cases in Malaysia today, foreigners make up 173 cases Malaysia recorded 187 new positive Covid-19 as at 12pm today, bringing the number of cumulative cases to 7,604, said Health Director-General Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah. — The Borneo Post Proposed drink-driving amendments to Road Transport Act to be finalised by mid-June The […]

Myanmar morning news for May 26

Myanmar morning news for May 26

Two more Myanmar returnees test positive, total cases at 203 Two Myanmar citizens who returned from overseas have tested positive for COVID-19, according to the health ministry at 8pm on May 25. Meanwhile, one patient is on the road to recovery. — Myanmar Times Power sector tops Myanmar’s foreign investment in seven months of FY […]

Vietnam morning news for May 26

Vietnam morning news for May 26

Vietnam plans 15.84t dong tax cut for small businesses Vietnam is planning a 15.84 trillion dong (S$968.9 million) cut in corporate income tax for small-sized enterprises this year to help them overcome the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, the Ministry of Finance said on Monday. — Business Times Vietnam Airlines Mulls Ordering 50 New Planes […]

Malaysia morning news for May 26

Malaysia morning news for May 26

Covid-19: Malaysia reports 172 new cases, no deaths Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said Malaysia reported 172 new Covid-19 cases as at noon today, bringing the nation’s cumulative number of cases to 7,417. — The Edge Markets Malaysia is not heading for deflation: Economists Malaysia is not heading for deflation despite Consumer Price […]

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