Thailand Morning News For April 21

Thailand Morning News For April 21

ADB predicts 3.5% Thai growth The Thai economy is expected to expand by 3.5% based on an export recovery and domestic public spending this year, with momentum set to continue next year, raising growth to 3.6%, says the Asian Development… – Bangkok Post Effective education key to escaping middle income trap, ADB says THAILAND faces […]

Vietnam Morning News For April 20

Vietnam Morning News For April 20

Government waste on the table at NASC meeting Thrift and anti-waste work in 2016 was discussed at the ninth session of the 14th National Assembly Standing Committee in Hà Nội yesterday. – Viet Nam News Foreign workers may be forced to pay social insurance in Vietnam Vietnam’s labor ministry is seeking public opinion on a […]

Thailand Morning News For April 20

Thailand Morning News For April 20

CCTVs around missing revolution plaque unavailable Along with the removal of the 1932 Revolution memorial plaque, recordings from 11 CCTVs surrounding the site are also seemingly missing. The police have now prohibited photos and activities around the new ‘fresh-faced’ plaque. – Prachatai English Drop hunt for plaque, junta tells activists THE JUNTA yesterday urged pro-democracy […]

Vietnam Morning News For April 19

Vietnam Morning News For April 19

Vietnam leads convenience store charge Asia’s grocery market is the largest in the world, with a predicted 6.3% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) up to 2021, according to the worldwide food and grocery research specialists at IGD. The size of the Asian market is forecast to reach US$4.8 trillion by 2021: equivalent to that of […]

Thailand Morning News For April 19

Thailand Morning News For April 19

DATE SET FOR ROYAL CREMATION OF KING BHUMIBOL Thailand is set to say final farewell to His Majesty the Late King Bhumibol on Oct. 26 with an elaborate cremation ceremony will be held at Sanam Luang, the palace announced Tuesday. – Khaosod English Tougher enforcement and safety measures ‘cut road fatalities’ ROAD ACCIDENTS during the […]

Vietnam Morning News For April 18

Vietnam Morning News For April 18

Eight anti-corruption task forces to be formed Eight task forces will be established to investigate corruption cases that have received public attention in 20 provinces and cities. The decision was adopted today by the Anti-Corruption Central Steering Committee, chaired by Party General Secretary Nguyễn Phú Trọng. – Viet Nam News Steel industry to grow, export […]

Thailand Morning News For April 18

Thailand Morning News For April 18

BMA bans all street food across Bangkok this year STREET FOOD vendors will disappear from Bangkok by the end of the year in the interests of cleanliness, safety and order, the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) says. – The Nation NESDB optimistic about Thai economy after 2017 The Office of the National Economic and Social Development […]

Malaysia Morning News For April 17

Malaysia Morning News For April 17

Net foreign buying on Bursa dips to RM239.9m Foreign purchases on Bursa Malaysia continued at a measured pace in the week ended April 14 at RM239.9mil, which was significantly lower from the RM645.3mil the week before, says MIDF Research. – The Nation Luxury property owners taking up to 30pc cut just to seal the deal […]

Singapore Morning News For April 17

Singapore Morning News For April 17

Singapore March exports beat expectations as trade recovery widens Singapore’s on-year export growth beat expectations in March, thanks to a surge in petrochemical and pharmaceutical shipments, a sign the city-state’s trade recovery is widening to non-electronic sectors. – Nasdaq/ Reuters Singapore economy eases to a 2.5% growth in Q1 The latest advanced estimates by the […]

Indonesia Morning News For April 17

Indonesia Morning News For April 17

Jokowi Calls for Introspection After Saudis Invest More in China Than Indonesia Last month’s state visit to Indonesia by King Salman bin Abdulaziz al Saud of Saudi Arabia had a major impact on the tourism industry, but it did not result in much in the way of investment. – JakartaGlobe Now Indonesia Can Take Large […]

Philippines Morning News For April 17

Philippines Morning News For April 17

Islamic militants execute Filipino captive The Philippine army says Islamic State-linked Abu Sayyaf militants have beheaded one of four Filipino fishermen they took captive in December – SkyNews Qatar and Philippines sign $200m contracts Qatar and the Philippines have signed trade agreements worth $200 million during the final leg of President Rodrigo Duterte’s Gulf tour, […]

Vietnam Morning News For April 17

Vietnam Morning News For April 17

Indian cars flood VN market Việt Nam imported nearly 4,800 Indian cars in the first quarter of this year, increasing more than threefold compared with the same period last year, according to the Vietnam Customs. – Viet Nam News Vietnam’s Prime Minister halts $10.6 bln steel plant over questions of demand, pollution Vietnamese Prime Minister […]

Thailand Morning News For April 17

Thailand Morning News For April 17

PM is happy with improved economic situation Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha is satisfied that the economic situation has steadily improved with spending during the five-day Songkran festival this year increasing 12-14 percent to an estimated 16 billion baht compared to the same period last year, government spokesman Lt-Gen Sansern Kaewkamnerd said on Sunday. – Thai […]

Malaysia Morning News For April 14

Malaysia Morning News For April 14

Malaysia mulls enforcing cap on foreign insurer ownership Malaysia is weighing tougher enforcement of a cap on foreign ownership of insurers as it seeks to boost local participation in the industry, people with knowledge of the matter said. – FMT News/ Bloomberg Malaysia enjoying solid economic growth, says Wee Malaysia’s February trade figure of RM134.83bil […]

Vietnam Morning News For April 14

Vietnam Morning News For April 14

State Audit urged to focus on areas with high corruption risks President Tran Dai Quang has urged the State Audit to focus more on sectors and areas with high risks of corruption and cases of public concern, thus giving advices to authorized agencies on how to adjust policies and legal regulation to prevent corruption. – […]

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