Vietnam morning news for January 11

Vietnam morning news for January 11

Vietnam’s economy forecast to grow by 6.9% in 2019: VEPR Vietnam’s economic growth rate is expected to grow by 6.9% in 2019, up 0.1% compared to the target set by the 14th National Assembly, said Director of the Vietnam Institute for Economic and Policy Research (VEPR) Nguyen Duc Thanh. — Nhan Dan Trading accounts in […]

Lao morning news for January 11

Lao morning news for January 11

Laos expects more private investment from home, abroad in 2019 The Lao government expects domestic and foreign private investment to climb to 23,086 billion kip (over 2.72 million U.S. dollars) in 2019, accounting for 52.06 percent of total investment or 13.95 percent of GDP, local media reported here on Thursday. — Xinhua App-facilitated Land Tax […]

Malaysia morning news for January 11

Malaysia morning news for January 11

Bank employees to enjoy 0% housing loan for first RM100k Bank employees will soon enjoy 0% interest in their housing loans for the first RM100,000. — The Star Online Salaries projected to increase by 5.2% in Malaysia in 2019 Good news for staff in Malaysia! Salaries are projected to increase by 5.2% in 2019, according […]

Myanmar morning news for January 10

Myanmar morning news for January 10

Traders hope for a boost from new gem laws The new amendments to the law governing the extraction of gemstones in Myanmar are expected to offer relief for the gem industry in Mandalay. — Myanmar Times New Myanmar unrest panics Rohingya in border limbo Bandarban, Bangladesh – Panic is gripping thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees […]

Lao morning news for January 10

Lao morning news for January 10

PM urges ministries to prepare for economic challenges Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith on Tuesday praised the country’s planning, investment and finance sectors and urged everyone to keep up their good performance. — Vientiane Times THE GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT IN 2018 WILL INCREASE BY 6.5% The conference will review the implementation of the 2018 Annual Plan […]

Vietnam morning news for January 10

Vietnam morning news for January 10

Vietnam’s Economy Grows the Fastest Since 2011 Driven by the growth in exports, domestic demand, foreign investment, and the manufacturing sector, Vietnam’s GDP grew by 7.08 percent in 2018, the fastest in the last decade. — Vietnam Briefing Car manufacturers reduce production, increase imports Though continuing investment in their production bases, foreign-invested automobile manufacturers in […]

Malaysia morning news for January 10

Malaysia morning news for January 10

Malaysia water tariffs expected to go up: Minister Malaysia may raise water tariff rates in stages this year, in line with the government’s efforts to restructure the water supply services industry. — Channel NewsAsia Malaysia’s economy to grow 4.7pc to RM1.48 trillion in 2019 The World Bank forecasted Malaysia’s RM1.41 trillion economy to grow at […]

Myanmar morning news for January 9

Myanmar morning news for January 9

Myanmar has to import 70% of cooking oil Myanmar has to import about 70 percent of edible oil despite mass production in the past, said Deputy Minister for Commerce Aung Htoo. — Eleven Myanmar Myanmar Vows to ‘Crush’ Insurgents Who Attacked Police Stations Myanmar says its army will “crush” an insurgent group that attacked four […]

Lao morning news for January 9

Lao morning news for January 9

Laos To Get Its First Smart City The Laos government has plans to set up a smart and eco city in its northwestern Oudomxay province within the province’s Namor district and adjoining Luang Namtha district in the province of the same name, the Vientiane Times wrote. — Investvine MICE meets sustainability and responsible tourism in […]

Vietnam morning news for January 9

Vietnam morning news for January 9

2018: Vietnam’s agriculture growth hits record high in seven years The expanded export market, the export revenues hitting record high with US$40.02 billion, and the promotion of domestic consumption are the bright spots of Vietnam’s agricultural sector throughout 2018, which also witnessed the highest agricultural growth rate over the past seven years. — Nhan Dan […]

Malaysia morning news for January 9

Malaysia morning news for January 9

Malaysia to suspend permanent restricted area over Pasir Gudang; S’pore to suspend new landing procedures for Seletar Airport Singapore and Malaysia have agreed to “immediately simultaneously” suspend Malaysia’s permanent restricted area over Pasir Gudang as well as new landing procedures for Seletar Airport for at least a month. — The Straits Times Solar energy to […]

Myanmar morning news for January 8

Myanmar morning news for January 8

Myanmar army to launch ‘crackdown’ on Rakhine rebels: Government Myanmar has called on its military to “launch operations” against ethnic Rakhine rebels behind a deadly attack on four police stations last week, a government spokesman said Monday (Jan 7), as a surge of violence forces thousands more from their homes. — Channel NewsAsia Myanmar to […]

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