Vietnam Morning News Roundup For February 24

Vietnam Morning News Roundup For February 24

Welcome to the Vietnam morning news roundup by AEC News Today, your one stop for Vietnam news on matters of governance and policies affecting Asean business communities.   Up to 90% of Vietnamese to have Internet access: IT official Vietnam is looking to raise its Internet accessibility from just over 50 percent to between 80 […]

Thailand Morning News Roundup For February 24

Thailand Morning News Roundup For February 24

Welcome to the Thailand morning news roundup by AEC News Today, your one stop for Thailand news on matters of governance and policies affecting Asean business communities.   Court acquits two Thais accused of human trafficking A provincial court in southern Thailand has dismissed human trafficking charges filed by Cambodian workers against a Thai fishing […]

Thailand Morning News Roundup For February 23

Thailand Morning News Roundup For February 23

Welcome to the Thailand morning news roundup by AEC News Today, your one stop for Thailand news on matters of governance and policies affecting Asean business communities.   Shippers’ woe goes on with January slump Auto-related businesses are increasingly worried about the prospects for car exports after a 19-month slump. — Bangkok Post Half a […]

Vietnam Morning News Roundup For February 23

Vietnam Morning News Roundup For February 23

Welcome to the Vietnam morning news roundup by AEC News Today, your one stop for Vietnam news on matters of governance and policies affecting Asean business communities.   Vietnam to punish officials over mass fish deaths Vietnam said on Wednesday (Feb 22) it will punish 11 senior officials for misconduct over a toxic waste dump […]

Thailand Morning News Roundup For February 22

Thailand Morning News Roundup For February 22

Welcome to the Thailand morning news roundup by AEC News Today, your one stop for Thailand news on matters of governance and policies affecting Asean business communities.   Tourist SIM-tracking plan axed Plans for special SIM cards for tourists have finally been scrapped by the national telecom regulator after facing strong opposition from the government, […]

Vietnam Morning News Roundup February 22

Vietnam Morning News Roundup February 22

Welcome to the Vietnam morning news roundup by AEC News Today, your one stop for Vietnam news on matters of governance and policies affecting Asean business communities. Property stocks boost VN-Index The benchmark VN-Index bounced back above 710 points yesterday, boosted by strong investments in property stocks as investors sought new opportunities in speculative shares. […]

Vietnam Morning News Roundup February 21

Vietnam Morning News Roundup February 21

Welcome to the Vietnam morning news roundup by AEC News Today, your one stop for Vietnam news on matters of governance and policies affecting Asean business communities. Vietnam Is Getting Closer To Its Rival China Because Neither Side Trusts Trump Less than a year ago Vietnam was counting on U.S. support in building up a […]

Thailand Morning News Roundup February 21

Thailand Morning News Roundup February 21

Welcome to the Thailand morning news roundup by AEC News Today, your one stop for Thailand news on matters of governance and policies affecting Asean business communities. Thailand 2016 growth up but below junta target Junta chief Prayut Chanocha says Thailand will be a developed country by 2036. Nearly three years into his coup the […]

Vietnam Morning News Roundup February 20

Vietnam Morning News Roundup February 20

VN ranks 86th in Talent Competitiveness Việt Nam has been ranked 86th out of 118 countries in the annual Global Talent Competitiveness Index, which measures how countries grow, attract and retain talent. — Viet Nam News Vietnam’s wind power target blown off course by low profitability Cheap electricity prices have literally taken the wind out […]

Thailand Morning News Roundup February 20

Thailand Morning News Roundup February 20

Thailand’s plan to remake economy a lofty goal amid airport, cultural woes Thailand is prone to policy faddism. Several years ago, the Asean Economic Community (AEC) was all the rage until it officially came into being with a whimper at the end of 2015. — Today Thai junta’s economic legacy-building at crossroads Thailand’s languishing economy […]

As Army Rapes & Kills Myanmar Moves to Curb Violence Against Women

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As Army Rapes & Kills Myanmar Moves to Curb Violence Against Women

  At the same time as its army is accused of carrying out barbaric acts including rape and murder in Rakhine, Kachin, and Shan State’s (See: Mehdi Hasan’s Barbed Attack on Aung San Suu Kyi Over Rohingya Riles Burmese), in Yangon the Myanmar government is moving towards laws aimed at protecting the rights of women. The […]

Cambodia Gets Tough With Human Trafficking: “You Can Not Hide” Says DPM

Cambodia Gets Tough With Human Trafficking: “You Can Not Hide” Says DPM

Cambodia’s efforts to stamp out human trafficking in the Kingdom is being hampered by “some nasty individual officers” that are “crueler than animals” according to the country’s deputy prime minister Sar Kheng. Warning corrupt officials involved in human trafficking and transnational crimes involving people that “we will not tolerate your cruelty”, Mr Kheng said the government […]

EuroCham Cambodia’s Immersive Introduction For Newbies

EuroCham Cambodia’s Immersive Introduction For Newbies

Chambers of Commerce and board’s of trade have been acting as a bridge between business owners and officials for more than 500 years, with the first recorded Chamber of Commerce being established in the Port of Marseille, France in 1599. In a world where business stands still for no-one, Chambers of Commerce provide a useful […]

Thailand’s Mourning Boosts Cambodia’s Garment Sector

Thailand’s Mourning Boosts Cambodia’s Garment Sector

The death of Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej on October 13, 2016 (See: End Of Days: Thailand King Bhumibol Adulyadej Dead) is proving to be a financial boon for Cambodia’s garment sector. In the wake of the King’s death the Thai government announced a one year-long mourning period for officials and a 30-day mourning period for […]