Vietnam morning news for March 15

Vietnam morning news for March 15

Vietnam Ranked Among the Best Countries for Business: Forbes Vietnam has been ranked at #84 among the best countries for business, U.K. on Top, U.S. Down in Forbes’ 13th annual look at the Best Countries for Business, which measures countries that are most hospitable to capital investment. — Vietnam Insider Health insurance coverage expanded to […]

Malaysia morning news for March 15

Malaysia morning news for March 15

Malaysia eyes RM200bil in approved investments this year Malaysia’s approved investments was flattish in 2018, despite a strong surge of investments in the domestic manufacturing sector. — The Star Online Malaysia to keep death penalty, but no longer mandatory Malaysia has rowed back on an earlier plan to completely repeal the death penalty, saying that […]

Myanmar morning news for March 14

Myanmar morning news for March 14

Renewed calls for constitutional change in Myanmar’s ‘military-state’ Constitutional change was a 2015 election campaign promise of Myanmar’s National League for Democracy (NLD) and Aung San Suu Kyi. As the 2020 elections loom large, they are now revisiting the proposal to recapture the attention and support of the people. — East Asia Forum MoU on […]

Lao morning news for March 14

Lao morning news for March 14

Laos needs ‘best practice’ logistics LAOS will need to pay serious attention to making logistics more efficient through the application of the world’s best practices, as the country is now integrated regionally and internationally, a top business chamber official said. — The Phnom Penh Post Plan Launched To Help Laos Integrate Into Global Trade The […]

Vietnam morning news for March 14

Vietnam morning news for March 14

Electricity demand in VN rises faster than GDP growth Statistics show that the rise in demand for energy in Vietnam is double the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate, participants heard at a workshop in Hanoi City on March 12. — VietNamNet Bridge Thua Thien-Hue to invest 82 mlm USD in rural industry The […]

Malaysia morning news for March 14

Malaysia morning news for March 14

Not guilty, Najib says it again on money laundering charges Former prime minister Najib Razak today maintained his plea of not guilty to three counts of money laundering amounting to RM27 million of SRC International funds five years ago. — FMT All 111 schools in Pasir Gudang closed indefinitely All 111 schools in Pasir Gudang, […]

Lao morning news for March 13

Lao morning news for March 13

Lao Front committee bolsters support for development process The Committee of the Lao Front for National development is meeting in Vientiane to summarise its most recent activities and outline plans in support of its role to boost solidarity and encourage the people of Laos to support the country’s development. — Vientiane Times Vietnam’s investment in […]

Myanmar morning news for March 13

Myanmar morning news for March 13

Myanmar Government seeks airline mergers The Myanmar government wants its local airlines to merge in an effort to mitigate competition for a shrinking market after five airlines—Asian Wings Airways, FMI Air, Apex Airlines, Air Mandalay, and Air Bagan—suspended operations over the past 15 months, AINonline reported. — Mizzima Lower imports drag maritime trade down $197 […]

Vietnam morning news for March 13

Vietnam morning news for March 13

VN aviation authority will not grant licences for Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircrafts The Civil Aviation Authority of Việt Nam (CAA) said it is not considering granting licences for the use of Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft in the country after the series was involved in two deadly crashes within five months that left no […]

Malaysia morning news for March 13

Malaysia morning news for March 13

Mahathir weighing shutdown or sale of Malaysia Airlines MALAYSIA’S Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said he’s studying options for flag carrier Malaysia Airlines Bhd, including whether to invest more funds, sell it off or even shut the company down. — Business Times Malaysia bans Boeing 737 MAX 8 planes from its airspace Malaysia on Tuesday banned […]

Lao morning news for March 12

Lao morning news for March 12

Laos, Thailand target $12B bilateral trade by 2021 Laos and Thailand have committed to increasing bilateral trade volume by 10 to 15 per cent annually as the two governments expect to meet the target of $12 billion in 2021, according to the Lao trade minister. — The Phnom Penh Post Ministry regulates wildlife-related operations A […]

Myanmar morning news for March 12

Myanmar morning news for March 12

Myanmar’s growth slowed by Rohingya crisis In a vast convention centre in Naypyidaw, Myanmar’s sprawling and eerily empty capital, prospective investors listened politely as local companies pitched opportunities and government officials spoke of the country’s vast economic potential. — The Asean Post Myanmar, Thailand border commerce hit 1.Four bln USD in 1st half of FY […]

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