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 […]

Thailand morning news for May 31

Thailand morning news for May 31

Endangered: Thai dissident band calls on musicians worldwide to help #SaveFaiyen (video) In February this year Australian football player Hakeem al-Araibi reached out to, and gained support from football players, sporting bodies, and fans globally over his detention in Thailand. Now a dissident Thai band in exile is calling for musicians and performing artists globally […]

Cambodia morning news for May 30

Cambodia morning news for May 30

Generators from Europe to help combat energy woes: PM Two generators from Europe will help Cambodia deal with the power crisis, Prime Minister Hun Sen said during a conference in Japan yesterday. — Khmer Times Japan to provide $1.8m in aid to expand port Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday said the Japanese government has pledged […]

Singapore morning news for May 30

Singapore morning news for May 30

Real wages up 4.2% in 2018, but face squeeze this year More employees in Singapore received wage increases last year, as the economy and labour market remained healthy. — Straits Times (annoying popups) US puts Singapore on currency watch list Singapore has been put on a currency watch list by the United States, along with […]

Thailand morning news for May 30

Thailand morning news for May 30

Bhumjaithai will follow if Democrats don’t join Palang Pracharat group Bhumjaithai party will not join the Palang Pracharat party in forming a government if the Democrats decide to part with the pro-Prayut party, said Bhumjaithai party leader Anuthin Charnvirakul today…. — Thai PBS News Path open for PPRP coalition The Palang Pracharath Party (PPRP) has […]

Cambodia morning news for May 29

Cambodia morning news for May 29

Cambodian Government Denies Allegations of Political Intimidation Cambodian political observers say intimidation has been a widely used tool in the government for decades but that recently, there has been a shift in the practice to ensure the ruling party wins the next national election. — Voice of America WB: Cambodia among the fastest electrifying Cambodia […]