Malaysia morning news for May 7

Malaysia morning news for May 7

Penang International Airport arrivals at record high as direct flights climb Arrivals at Penang International Airport (PIA) reached an all-time high of 7.79 million passengers last year as a result of more direct flights to the state, the Penang Global Tourism (PGT) disclosed today. — Malay Mail Malaysia’s Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad ranked 47th on […]

Myanmar morning news for May 6

Myanmar morning news for May 6

New Yangon port to be constructed as trade volumes rise Adani Yangon International Terminal is developing a container terminal in Ahlone township, which is by the Yangon River, in anticipation of higher trade volumes in the coming years. — Myanmar Times High-speed train system to appear in Yangon soon Yangon is the largest economic centre […]

Vietnam morning news for May 6

Vietnam morning news for May 6

Vietnam to become manufacturer of established global brands Vietnam’s garment and textile sector is set to expand its market share globally, taking advantage of free trade agreements (FTAs) to become “a manufacturer of the world’s established brands”, a trade and investment official has said. — VietnamPlus FDI to Vietnam increases 28.6pc in first four months […]

Malaysia morning news for May 6

Malaysia morning news for May 6

Malaysia on right track to regaining Asian Tiger status: Lim Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng is confident that Malaysia is on the right track to strengthen its economy and fiscal status by 2021, leading the way to regaining its position as an Asian Tiger. — The Sun Daily Malaysia set to see new wave of […]

Myanmar morning news for May 3

Myanmar morning news for May 3

Private Sector Development Committee meets for raising Ease of Doing Business Ranking Vice President U Myint Swe who is also the Chairman of the Private Sector Development Committee attended and addressed the 9th coordination meeting of the Private Sector Development Committee (PSDC) held in the meeting room of the Ministry of Commerce yesterday morning. — […]

Vietnam morning news for May 3

Vietnam morning news for May 3

Vietnam should strictly monitor zero-tax car imports from ASEAN: Thaco Vietnam’s leading auto firm Thaco wants the government to strictly inspect zero tariff application on cars imported from ASEAN. — VnExpress Vietnam targets 50% enterprises operating on digital platform by 2025 A successful digital transformation would help Vietnam’s GDP increase by US$162 billion over the […]

Malaysia morning news for May 3

Malaysia morning news for May 3

Malaysia not under US visa waiver programme – Foreign Ministry A news portal has wrongly stated that Malaysia is listed under the United States visa waiver programme, according to the Foreign Ministry. To date, it said, there had been no change in the status of the programme for Malaysians. — The Borneo Post Entrepreneur minister: […]

Myanmar morning news for May 2

Myanmar morning news for May 2

French to help finance Myanmar’s hydropower upgrades Myanmar is set to receive a €35.7 million (K60.2 billion) loan from the French Development Agency (AFD) to upgrade to five hydropower plants, President U Win Myint said in a message to the Assembly of the Union (Pyidaungsu Hluttaw). — Myanmar Times Soft loan agreement signed for national […]

Vietnam morning news for May 2

Vietnam morning news for May 2

Vietnam trade surplus narrows to US$711 million in Jan-Apr Vietnam`s trade turnover reached US$156.8 billion in the first four months of 2019, up 8% year-on-year. — The Hanoitimes Vietnam’s Improving Business Environment: 2018 Provincial Competitive Index Vietnam’s business environment continues to improve according to the recently released 2018 Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI) report. FDI remains […]

Malaysia morning news for May 2

Malaysia morning news for May 2

Govt allocating significant resources to support SME growth, technological adoption The Pakatan Harapan (PH) government is holding to its 14th General Election’s (GE14) pledges since its historic win nearly a year ago by allocating significant resources to supporting the growth of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and encouraging their technological. — The Sun Daily Housing […]

Myanmar morning news for May 1

Myanmar morning news for May 1

EU extends ban on arms sales to Myanmar over Rohingya crisis The European Union has extended a ban on selling arms to Myanmar and prolonged sanctions against high-ranking officials over their role in the Rohingya crisis. — Aljazeera China to Provide 1 Billion Yuan Socioeconomic Grant to Myanmar YANGON—China will provide a grant of 1 […]

Vietnam morning news for May 1

Vietnam morning news for May 1

Vietnam’s rice export prices rise for first time in six weeks Rice export prices in Vietnam rose for the first time in six weeks as domestic buying picked up and fears of water scarcity in the country’s rice bowl grew, while weaker local currencies weighed on rates in other top Asian exporting hubs. In Vietnam, […]

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