A conference on Malaysia's tourism opportunities was held in Tehran to provide organizations from Iran a chance to increase their knowledge about the sector's potentials in the Southeast Asian country.
As China expands its influence into Southeast Asia, Malaysia has emerged as one of the biggest winners, with its port and railway projects expected to receive as much as 400 billion ringgit ($93 billion) from the world's second largest economy, Citi Research said in a note.
The national Iranian volleyball team has registered its first win at the preliminary round of the second edition of Asian Women’s U23 Volleyball Championship in Thailand, powering past the Malaysian outfit in straight sets.
The Institute of International Finance (IIF) welcomes the move by the Bank of Japan to sign bilateral currency swap deals with Thailand and Malaysia , saying it would add to stability in the Southeast Asian region.
The 10-countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, could form the world’s fourth largest economy by 2030 though work is needed to help small companies and reduce trade barriers, Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak said.