Thailand morning news for June 6

Thailand morning news for June 6

Thai lawmakers elect military chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha as PM Thailand’s new parliament voted in ruling military chief General Prayut Chan-ocha as prime minister on Wednesday (Jun 5), five years after he overthrew an elected government. — CNA (very annoying popups) Prawit urges UN to get tough on illegal fishing Deputy Prime Minister Gen Prawit Wongsuwon […]

Cambodia morning news for June 5

Cambodia morning news for June 5

Thousands of invalid documents revoked from immigrants The General Immigration Department yesterday reported that it has revoked about 90 percent of invalid documents used by foreigners living in the Kingdom as the June 30 deadline approaches to rescind 100 percent. — Khmer Times PM asks Japan for help to build power lines Prime Minister Hun […]

Singapore morning news for June 5

Singapore morning news for June 5

Singapore GDP growth to slow to 1.9% in 2019: ICAEW IN LIGHT of renewed US-China trade tensions, South-east Asia is expected to see a greater slowdown in economic growth, with Singapore being most negatively affected and would likely dip into recession in 2020. — The Business Times New economic report projects recession may be on […]

Thailand morning news for June 5

Thailand morning news for June 5

Thailand launches blockchain letters of guarantee network for 22 banks The e-LG on blockchain is expected to go live in June under the BOT’s regulatory sandbox, before introducing additional beneficiaries in the third quarter of 2019 and providing other blockchain-based services in the future. — Thailand Business News Thai shippers slash 2019 export growth forecast […]

Cambodia morning news for June 4

Cambodia morning news for June 4

EU Kicks Off Fact-Finding Mission to Determine Cambodia’s Eligibility For Preferential Trade Status The European Union kicked off a five-day fact-finding mission in Cambodia on Monday to determine whether it should continue to benefit from a tax-free EU trade scheme, based on the state of human rights and democracy in the Southeast Asian nation. — […]

Singapore morning news for June 4

Singapore morning news for June 4

Hopes dim of growth recovery in H2 as May’s PMI falls below 50 SINGAPORE factories face an uphill slog, as a much-longed-for industry turnaround in the second half of the year could fail to materialise. — The Business Times Over 270 F&B outlets won’t give out plastic straws from July 1 More than 270 food […]

Thailand morning news for June 4

Thailand morning news for June 4

Anti-junta activist Ja New attacked again by unidentified men Well known anti-junta activist Sirawith Seritiwat, alias Ja New, was attacked by five unidentified men at a bus stop on Ratchadapisek road in Bangkok on Sunday night, which he later… — Thai PBS News Palang Pracharat to announce formation of its coalition government tomorrow The Palang […]

Cambodia morning news for June 3

Cambodia morning news for June 3

Japan Provides Nearly US$5 Million to Support Two Development Projects in Cambodia The Government of Japan has agreed to extend 539 million Yen, approximately US$4.8 million, to Cambodia to support two development projects. — AKP NSSF pays more than $3 million to new mothers More than 30,000 female workers delivered babies during the first five […]

Singapore morning news for June 3

Singapore morning news for June 3

US Treasury ‘monitoring list’: The Singapore puzzle LAST week, the US Treasury placed Singapore on its so-called Monitoring List for currency practices of major trading partners, implicitly flagging the Republic as a potential currency manipulator. — The Business Times 2 fighter jets sent to escort inbound Scoot flight from Cebu after bomb scare Two fighter […]

Thailand morning news for June 3

Thailand morning news for June 3

Royal Thai Police Move to Scrap Cash Sharing of Collected Fines By Police Officers Thailand’s Royal Thai Police are considering stopping cash rewards for traffic police for collected traffic fines and will instead give them an overtime allowance, a senior police officer said on Saturday. — Chiang Rai Times Majority upset by govt formation delay: […]

Cambodia morning news for May 31

Cambodia morning news for May 31

Cambodia’s PM Hun Sen Dismisses Calls For Resignation, Vows to ‘Wage War’ on Opposition Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen on Thursday brushed aside calls by members of the Cambodian diaspora in Japan to resign, pledging instead to “wage war” against his country’s banned opposition party and vowing to “destroy” its acting president, Sam Rainsy. — […]

Singapore morning news for May 31

Singapore morning news for May 31

Stakeholders share ideas for a zero-waste S’pore Stakeholders joined forces yesterday to devise ways to boost low recycling rates, which are failing to keep up with the rising amounts of waste produced here. — Straits Times (annoying popups) Man fined for not declaring more than S$1 million in cash when crossing Singapore border A man […]

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