Thailand morning news for July 9

Thailand morning news for July 9

Thailand plans ‘Trans-Asean’ bullet train linking China, Laos and even Singapore Bangkok residents may find it hard to imagine that their next trip to Beijing could begin in Bang Sue. — Today Online Thailand Needs To Secure EU Deal Soon For Economic Boost Economic experts have been lowering their expectations on Thailand’s expansion this year […]

Singapore morning news for July 8

Singapore morning news for July 8

Singapore companies look to Asean to pick up slack from trade war: HSBC THE United States-China trade conflict has dominated discourse for a year now, but Singapore businesses are not letting it get in the way of their future plans, even as the global growth outlook appears increasingly gloomy. — The Business Times Spize fined […]

Thailand morning news for July 8

Thailand morning news for July 8

PM orders probe into alleged corruption in school lunch program Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has ordered the Education and Interior ministries to look into the free lunch program for kindergarten and primary school children after allegations of corruption have re-surfaced at some of the schools. — Thai PBS News Thailand’s hopes for Kaeng Krachan as […]

Singapore morning news for July 5

Singapore morning news for July 5

Singapore’s dengue cases hit a new high at 499 cases in a week, five times more reported cases than same period in 2018 The nation is currently affected with a dengue outbreak. In fact, the seriousness of the issue can be seen when 499 people were diagnosed with dengue fever last week, the highest weekly […]

Thailand morning news for July 5

Thailand morning news for July 5

Sperm Whale found on Krabi beach had digested plastic bottles A sperm whale was washed up near Koh Lanta, in Krabi province yesterday. It was 12 metres in length and was estimated to weigh 11 tonnes. — The Thaiger Consumer confidence at 21-month low The consumer confidence index fell for the fourth straight month to […]

Singapore morning news for July 4

Singapore morning news for July 4

5G will bring challenges to Singapore’s law enforcement efforts: Crime school director The next-generation mobile network offers unprecedented volume and speed, which also means cybercriminals will find it easier to steal away with large amounts of data or conduct online attacks, says Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police Soh Kee Hean. — Channel NewsAsia (very annoying […]

Thailand morning news for July 4

Thailand morning news for July 4

TNSC predicts income loss of B500bn Exporters are estimated to lose as much as 500 billion baht worth of income from the strong baht this year, with small-scale entrepreneurs hit the hardest. — Bangkok Post Ten sea turtles washed ashore on Thai beaches in the past 3 months Ten rare sea turtles have been washed […]

Singapore morning news for July 3

Singapore morning news for July 3

Slow payments worsen for manufacturing sector in Q2 THE manufacturing sector had the worst slow payments deterioration in the second quarter, suggesting that the manufacturing recession is starting to hurt local firms’ cash flow and profitability, economists said. — The Business Times Singapore bucks regional M&A downtrend with 154% jump in H1 deal value MERGERS […]

Thailand morning news for July 3

Thailand morning news for July 3

Factory employment declines but petroleum investment soars Thailand’s factory employment in the first half of 2019 fell by 5.45% year-on-year to 92,262 workers, the Industrial Works Department said on Tuesday, as more companies move to replace workers with high-tech machinery. — Bangkok Post Opposition Alarmed by Prayuth’s ‘Coup Threat’ Junta chairman Prayuth Chan-ocha’s hint at […]

Singapore morning news for July 2

Singapore morning news for July 2

Singapore imposes least burden in VAT, GST compliance: study SINGAPORE came out tops in a latest study by UNSW Sydney and KPMG that considered the compliance requirements and administrative burden associated with adhering to Value Added Tax (VAT) and Goods and Services Tax (GST) rules. — The Business Times Graft probe on IG Aviation Singapore […]

Thailand morning news for July 2

Thailand morning news for July 2

Firms push for gradual daily wage increases Business operators are urging the new government to raise the country’s daily minimum wage in line with a resolution of the tripartite committee and avoid the sharp rise promised during the general election campaign. — Bangkok Post Ja New’s mum scotches loan-shark debt rumours The mother of political […]

Singapore morning news for July 1

Singapore morning news for July 1

Ng Eng Hen confident that technical glitches in F-35 fighter jet ‘will be solved’ before delivery to Singapore Glitches in the F-35 will be fixed before the stealth fighter jet is delivered to Singapore, Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen said on Friday (Jun 28). — Channel NewsAsia (very annoying popups) Electricity tariff to increase on […]

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