Cambodia Morning News For August 8

Cambodia Morning News For August 8

Government Digs Into Tax Returns of NGOs, Cambodia Daily Prime Minister Hun Sen’s Cabinet recommended a new investigation into alleged unpaid payroll taxes at civil society organizations on Friday, according to notes from the meeting. — The Cambodia Daily (paywall) Cambodia’s garment exports grow at slower pace in first half Cambodia’s garment exports grew at […]

Myanmar Morning News For August 8

Myanmar Morning News For August 8

Bond trading needed to deepen capital markets and boost economy Currently, there is no corporate bond market in Myanmar, and, up until recently, Government Treasury Bonds were auctioned by the government to local financial institutions only. — Myanmar Times MOU on Kyauk Phyu SEZ likely in August An MOU between China and Myanmar relating to […]

Vietnam Morning News For August 8

Vietnam Morning News For August 8

Aboitiz buys Vietnamese animal feeds company Conglomerate Aboitiz Equity Ventures Inc. has expanded its animal feeds business in Vietnam with the acquisition of a controlling stake in Europe Nutrition Joint Stock Co. (Eurofeed). — Inquirer.Net Vietnam to increase minimum salary by 6.5 pct next year Vietnam’s National Salary Council on Monday decided that regional minimum […]

Cambodia Morning News For August 7

Cambodia Morning News For August 7

Website Launched to Provide New Resource for Unregistered SMEs Only 1 in 10 small businesses are properly registered in Cambodia due to unclear information about what’s required of them, Industry Minister Cham Prasidh said last week at the opening of the “Business Information Center,” a website outlining requirements for new businesses. — The Cambodia Daily […]

Myanmar Morning News For August 7

Myanmar Morning News For August 7

JFE Engineering using internships to attract talent Every year, JFE Engineering accepts 20 or so interns from abroad. During the five-week program, the students learn about the company’s infrastructure and other businesses, the engineering industry as well as Japanese lifestyles and culture. — Nikkei Asian Review Three mining companies suspended after failing to pay Three […]

Vietnam Morning News For August 7

Vietnam Morning News For August 7

Hyundai Engineering wins $320 mln order to build industrial plant in Vietnam South Korea’s Hyundai Engineering said Sunday that it has won a US$320 million order to build facilities at a Vietnamese petrochemical complex. — Yonhap News 3.3% of Vinamilk on sale in October After failing to sell the full 9 per cent of the […]

Cambodia Morning News For August 4

Cambodia Morning News For August 4

Cambodia jails Australian nurse running ‘rent-a-womb’ business An Australian nurse who managed a surrogacy clinic in Cambodia that matched foreign couples with local women was sentenced to 18 months in prison Thursday, as authorities in the impoverished kingdom tackle the “rent-a-womb” businesses. — New Straits Times NGO Facing Expulsion Praised for Programs Long time residents […]

Myanmar Morning News For August 4

Myanmar Morning News For August 4

Myanmar’s stakes in two Belt and Road economic corridors The country’s involvement in the two economic corridors reflects its unique geopolitical role in bridging China and South Asia as well as fostering integration of the ASEAN bloc. — Myanmar Times Singapore Myanmar Investco Limited (SGX:Y45): A Look at the Margin Score Investors considering positions in […]

Vietnam Morning News For August 4

Vietnam Morning News For August 4

VN farm exports have big potential As an important trading with a strong agriculture sector, Vi?t Nam has great potential to become a strategic exporter of agricultural products to the Republic of Korea (RoK), Hong Sun, vice chairman of the Korean Chamber of Business in Vi?t Nam, tells Vi?t Nam News reporter Nguyen Phuong Thao […]

Cambodia Morning News For August 3

Cambodia Morning News For August 3

Commerce Ministry Inks Rice Export Deal With Bangladesh In a major deal that could boost Cambodia’s total rice exports by nearly 50 percent this year, local and Bangladeshi officials signed a deal aiming to move 1 million tons of rice over five years, the countries’ representatives announced on Wednesday. — The Cambodia Daily (paywall) Growth […]

Myanmar Morning News For August 3

Myanmar Morning News For August 3

MP calls for quick delivery of rice and fuel to Tanai A Tanai MP urged authorities to allow the immediate delivery of rice and machine oil to the township in Kachin State, which is facing difficulties in accessing the two commodities but a senior Tatmadaw official said there is no shortage of grain and fuel […]

Vietnam Morning News For August 3

Vietnam Morning News For August 3

Vietnam’s 4G population coverage hits 95% Vietnam’s 4G networks now cover 95% of the nation’s population, attendees to the 4G LTE 2017 International Conference learned. — Telecom Asia Vietjet’s pre-tax profit rises by 45% Vietjet Aviation Joint Stock Company (HOSE code: VJC) posted a pre-tax profit of US$84.7 million in the first half of 2017, […]