Lao Morning News For April 27

Lao Morning News For April 27

Major deals signed as Vietnam PM visits Laos and Vietnam have inked deals worth multi-millions of US dollars during a two-day official visit by Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc from April 26-27 that concludes today. — Vientiane Times Opportunities in Laos for Vietnamese companies The Vietnam Trade Fair – Laos in 2017 will be […]

Cambodia Morning News For April 27

Cambodia Morning News For April 27

E-commerce slowed by government: report The key ingredients for e-commerce adoption are in place in Cambodia but many specific measures need to be addressed by both the private and public sector before the Kingdom can tap into the huge opportunities offered by a digital economy, according to a new report released by a UN agency […]

Malaysia Morning News For April 26

Malaysia Morning News For April 26

Takeover of Icon on hold, resistance from minority shareholders UMW Oil & Gas Corp Bhd’s (UMW-OG) proposed takeover of Icon Offshore Bhd and Orkim Sdn Bhd is on hold. — The Star Online Malaysia jumps up to 24th on Huawei Global Connectivity Index 2017 Malaysia jumped five notches to rank 24th (out of 50) on […]

Vietnam Morning News For April 26

Vietnam Morning News For April 26

Vietnam asks for New Zealand support in judicial personnel training Vietnam hopes for New Zealand’s cooperation and support in training personnel and enhancing capacity for judicial officials to meet international integration requirements, said Deputy Minister of Justice Le Tien Chau. — VIETNAMNET Bridge Việt Nam, Angola seek to boost ties Foreign Minister Phạm Bình Minh […]

Lao Morning News For April 26

Lao Morning News For April 26

Power generates seven percent plus growth in past year The economy of Laos grew at a rate of 7.02 percent in 2016, falling short of the 7.5 percent forecast in the plan approved by National Assembly (NA) last year, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment. — Vientiane Times NA ordinary session opens to […]

Cambodia Morning News For April 26

Cambodia Morning News For April 26

Port launches initial public offering roadshow Sihanoukville Autonomous Port (SAP) kicked off a road show and bookbuild process for its initial public offering (IPO) yesterday to prospective investors, following the announcement last month that it would seek to become the fifth listed company on Cambodia’s sleepy stock exchange. — The Phnom Penh Post Cambodia’s state-owned […]

Malaysia Morning News For April 25

Malaysia Morning News For April 25

Malaysia agrees to pay Abu Dhabi $1.2b towards 1MDB debt settlement Malaysia reached an agreement to pay Abu Dhabi about $1.2 billion as settlement over the debt of embattled government fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd. — Deal Street Asia CEO: Malaysia Airlines may become biggest turnaround in history Peter Bellew, the chief executive officer of Malaysia […]

Lao Morning News For April 25

Lao Morning News For April 25

Food safety first as national laboratory opens Food security and control in the country has been boosted with the first official National Food Safety Laboratory opened on Monday in Vientiane. — Vientiane Times ADB commits assistance to Laos’ development goals Infrastructure development for transportation connectivity, telecommunications, along with the power, education and health sectors will […]

Cambodia Morning News For April 25

Cambodia Morning News For April 25

HKL gets $15 million to grow MFI operations Cambodian microlender Hattha Kaksekar Ltd (HKL) has secured a $15 million cash injection to expand its business operations from its parent company, Thailand’s Bank of Ayudhya, Hout Ieng Tong, president and CEO of HKL, confirmed yesterday. — The Phnom Penh Post Krungsri pumps $15 million into Cambodian […]

Malaysia Morning News For April 24

Malaysia Morning News For April 24

Go Auto to invest RM2bil to strengthen position in Malaysia, Asean Go Auto Group of Companies (Go Auto) and its Chinese partner, Great Wall Motors Company Ltd (GWM), are allocating up to RM2bil investment until 2021 to upgrade its assembly and production facilities in Gurun, Kedah. — The Star Online Malaysia Reaches Deal on $2.5 […]

Lao Morning News For April 24

Lao Morning News For April 24

Laos clothing products in demand by European markets ACCORDING to the latest data compilation from the Ministry of Industry and Commerce, Laos has been exporting its garment products to most of Europe while Germany has become one of the country’s most important trade partners because of the value of bilateral trade found in the data […]

Cambodia Morning News For April 24

Cambodia Morning News For April 24

MFIs seek ministry support The Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) is planning to form a joint committee chaired by government officials and microfinance institutions (MFIs) to promote small loan disbursements as the new 18 percent loan interest rate cap takes effect, according to an announcement released by the government on Friday. — The Phnom […]