Thailand morning news for June 12

Thailand morning news for June 12

Government formation almost complete with no review of cabinet seats The formation of the new government is expected to be completed soon, without a review of the cabinet seats earlier promised by the Palang Pracharat party to its two key… — Thai PBS News Freedom House Rates Thailand as “Not Free” The junta’s unchecked power, […]

Cambodia morning news for June 11

Cambodia morning news for June 11

Construction Investment Capital Worth Nearly US$3 Billion in First 4 Months During the first four months of 2019, investment capital in construction sector was reported to amount to US$2.74 billion, up 67.37 percent compared with the same period last year. — AKP Cambodia, France trade up 9 percent last year Trade between Cambodia and France […]

Singapore morning news for June 11

Singapore morning news for June 11

Q3 hiring in Singapore ‘stable but weaker than elsewhere in Asia-Pac’ HIRING prospects in Singapore for Q3 2019 are expected to be stable but bleaker than in other parts of the Asia-Pacific, says the latest Manpower Group employment outlook survey. — The Business Times Inflation rate of S’pore worker health insurance in 2018: 10% THE […]

Thailand morning news for June 11

Thailand morning news for June 11

Prayut gets royal mandate Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has reportedly agreed to keep the ministerial post quotas the Palang Pracharath Party (PPRP) had promised to the Democrat and Bhumjaithai parties, a military source said… — Bangkok Post Thailand Sees Threefold Increase In Chinese Companies Looking To Move Thailand’s Board of Investment said that they have […]

Cambodia morning news for June 10

Cambodia morning news for June 10

EU, US pressing towards Cambodia trade reprisals A United States Trade Representative (USTR) and Department of State delegation wrapped up a five-day mission to Cambodia on June 7, a visit that could ultimately have major ramifications for the Southeast Asian nation’s economy. — Asia Times Over US$500 Million Investment Projects Approved The Council for the […]

Singapore morning news for June 10

Singapore morning news for June 10

SDP pushes for reform of immigration policy: Hire S’poreans first, retrench S’poreans last The Singapore Democratic Party is pushing for changes on the immigration policy saying that the country “allows too many foreign workers into Singapore to displace local PMETs (professionals, managers, executives, and technicians).” — The Independent A little tiff over LGBT normalisation in […]

Thailand morning news for June 10

Thailand morning news for June 10

Majority believe PPRP-led govt won’t complete four-year term: Suan Dusit Poll A majority of people disagree with the Democrat and Bhumjaithai parties joining the government led by the Palang Pracharath Party (PPRP) and believe the coalition will not survive the four-year term, says Suan Dusit Poll. — Bangkok Post Facing headwinds in 2019, Thai economy […]

Cambodia morning news for June 7

Cambodia morning news for June 7

World Bank giving $60 million to help poor farmers The World Bank will provide about $60 million in continued funding for the third phase of a project by the Agriculture Ministry to improve poor farmers’ livelihoods, a representative said. — Khmer Times No exchange of sovereignty for EBA access, Prak Sokhonn tells EU Foreign Affairs […]

Singapore morning news for June 7

Singapore morning news for June 7

PUB plans massive floating solar panel system in reservoir One of the world’s largest single floating solar photovoltaic (PV) systems will find a home in the waters of Singapore’s Tengeh Reservoir by 2021. — Straits Times (annoying popups) JLC Advisors’ partner Jeffrey Ong faces S$6m cheating charge JLC Advisors managing partner Jeffrey Ong Su Aun […]

Thailand morning news for June 7

Thailand morning news for June 7

Palang Pracharat warned government in trouble if cabinet seat promises not kept Democrat party leader Jurin Laksanavisit said today he believes the Palang Pracharat party will keep its promise over cabinet seats to be allocated to the Democrats, whereas Thepthai Senpong, a… — Thai PBS News Activists Debate Taking to Streets to Protest Prayuth Campaigners […]

Cambodia morning news for June 6

Cambodia morning news for June 6

Swiss Government Pledges to Aid $4M per Annum to Cambodia’s Children Hospital, 2019-2023 The Swiss Government announced to aid USD 4 million per annum to support Kantha Bopha Children’s Hospital from 2019-2023, Swiss Ambassador to Cambodia Ivo Siebber spoke in a farewell call on minster of foreign affairs Prak Sokhonn on Wednesday at the ministry. […]

Singapore morning news for June 6

Singapore morning news for June 6

Singapore vulnerable to foreign election influence: Expert Singapore has several ingredients a foreign power can exploit to influence election results or even policies, French political analyst Fabrice Pothier said. — Straits Times (annoying popups) S’pore could go into recession in 2020 Singapore could go into a recession in 2020 as the signs are there and […]

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