Cambodia Scraps Quarantine Requirements For Unvaccinated Inbound Travellers

PHNOM PENH, Jul 9 (NNN-AKP) – Cambodia said yesterday, it will lift quarantine requirements for unvaccinated or not fully vaccinated inbound travellers, but require them to undergo a rapid antigen test, upon their arrivals. The decision will take effect from Jul 11, Health Minister, Mam Bunheng, said in a statement. “If the rapid antigen test’s […]

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Suzuki Thilawa Auto Plant Suspended Production In Myanmar Due To Import Difficulties

YANGON, Jul 9 (NNN-MNA) – Suzuki Thilawa Motor factory, suspended its production in Myanmar because of the difficulties in importing auto parts, an executive of the auto plant said. “We are facing severe shortages of materials in the production sector. We won’t be able to manufacture anymore without materials,” U Myo Min Tun, managing officer […]

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Philippine Government Lowers GDP Growth Target For 2022

MANILA, Jul 9 (NNN-PNA) – The Philippine government’s economic team, yesterday lowered the gross domestic product (GDP) target band for 2022, to 6.5 to 7.5 percent, from seven to eight percent, due to “recent external and domestic developments.” “This growth will be sustained and expanded to 6.5 percent to eight percent in 2023 to 2028,” […]

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Malaysia Reports 3,589 New COVID-19 Infections, Six More Deaths

KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 9 (NNN-BERNAMA) – Malaysia reported 3,589 new COVID-19 infections, as of midnight, bringing the national total to 4,589,911, according to the health ministry. There are three new imported cases, with 3,586 cases being local transmissions, data released on the ministry’s website showed. Six new deaths have been reported, pushing the death toll […]

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Lao Parliament Session Concluded With Approval Of New Laws

VIENTIANE, Jul 9 (NNN-KPL) – The National Assembly (NA) of Laos, announced the approval of six amended and three new laws, at its just-concluded third ordinary session. The closing ceremony yesterday was chaired by President of the Lao National Assembly, Saysomphone Phomvihane, and attended by Lao President, Thongloun Sisoulith, Lao Prime Minister, Phankham Viphavanh, government […]

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Brunei Recorded 50.1 Percent Trade Growth In Feb

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Jul 9 (NNN-ANN) – Brunei saw a 50.1 percent year-on-year growth in its trade, to reach 2.25 billion Brunei dollars (1.61 billion U.S. dollars) in Feb this year, official data showed yesterday. According to the Department of Economic Planning and Statistics, under the Ministry of Finance and Economy, Brunei’s exports increased by […]

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Cambodia Marked Arbor Day After A Two-Year Hiatus Due To The Pandemic

BATTAMBANG, Cambodia, Jul 9 (NNN-AKP) – Cambodian King, Norodom Sihamoni, today planted tree seedlings here, in the country’s north-western area, to mark Arbor Day, or tree planting day, after a break in two consecutive years, due to COVID-19. The Arbor Day event was also attended by senior officials of the government, members of both houses […]

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