Thailand morning news for July 12

Thailand morning news for July 12

66 NCPO orders revoked in latest issue of Royal Gazette The recent issue of the Royal Gazette has announced the revocation of 66 instructions imposed by the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) via Section 44 of the interim constitution. The revocation took effect immediately. — NBT World (video) Strengthening Thai Baht Strangling Thailand’s […]

Singapore morning news for July 11

Singapore morning news for July 11

Foreign unicorns here juicing up market for high-tech skills THE growing pool of foreign unicorns in Singapore is adding magic to the local market for highly-skilled jobs. — The Business Times Lee Hsien Yang questions: Why is Ho Ching’s salary such a big secret? After the announcement yesterday (July 9) that Temasek Holdings, Singapore’s state […]

Thailand morning news for July 11

Thailand morning news for July 11

PM wins poor transparency marks The outgoing Prayut Chan-o-cha government has a number of achievements to its name that lacked scrutiny, which raises the question of transparency, according to the Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI). — Bangkok Post Thai rice exports hit by strong baht, unlikely to meet 2019 goal Thailand’s rice exports fell by […]

Singapore morning news for July 10

Singapore morning news for July 10

Clean water from humid air? Just add sunlight An NUS research team has developed a gel that can, with natural sunlight, harvest clean water from humid air, including evaporation from water bodies like the reservoirs. — Straits Times (annoying popups) Checks for 4 SIA A-380s after safety agency alert Four of Singapore Airlines’ (SIA) Airbus […]

Thailand morning news for July 10

Thailand morning news for July 10

Thailand’s Minimum Wage Is Set for Second Increase in Two Years Thailand is set to increase minimum wages for a second straight year as it looks to attract workers amid an aging population and shortage of labor in key industries. — Bloomberg PM issues final S44 order The last order under the sweeping powers of […]

Singapore morning news for July 9

Singapore morning news for July 9

Singapore saw 12% rise in worker-senior manager pay gap between 2008 to 2017: Korn Ferry SINGAPORE had the fourth-biggest increase in the average pay gap between lower-level employees and senior managers in the Asia-Pacific region, according to data from management consultant firm Korn Ferry. — The Business Times Firm fined $9k for operating drone without […]

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 […]

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