Lao morning news for June 19

Lao morning news for June 19

Govt struggles to address budget deficit The government has projected that the country’s budget deficit for the first six months of this year could increase to as much as 1.16 trillion kip, intensifying budgetary tension against the backdrop of continuing revenue shortfalls. — Vientiane Times Lao Front, UNICEF join hands to improve vulnerable children’s situation […]

Cambodia morning news for June 19

Cambodia morning news for June 19

ARB ventures into Cambodia with RM83.5m ERP project ARB Bhd, a wood products manufacturer which diversified into information technology a year ago, has teamed up with a Cambodian firm to implement the enterprise resource planning (ERP) system and solutions in that country. — The Edge Markets ‘Laundering more pressing than EBA’ Deputy Prime Minister Sar […]

Indonesia morning news for June 19

Indonesia morning news for June 19

Sharp, LG to relocate factories to Indonesia Japanese and Korean electronics companies Sharp Corp. and LG plan to relocate their factories from Thailand and Vietnam, respectively, to Indonesia as part of their investment consolidation plans in Southeast Asia. — The Jakarta Post Police’s Whatsapp Group Infiltration Backed by State Minister The Communication and Informatics Minister […]

Lao morning news for June 18

Lao morning news for June 18

Lao PM: Gov’t will stabalise staples The Lao government is endeavouring to stabilise the prices of various goods, including food items, against the backdrop of rising costs in the processing industry, Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith advised the National Assembly (NA). — The Phnom Penh Post Law amendment aims to boost national revenue The government has […]

Cambodia morning news for June 18

Cambodia morning news for June 18

Government tackles child labour The Ministry of Labour yesterday urged authorities, employers, communities and all stakeholders to strengthen measures to prevent child labour in the brick manufacturing sector and protect children from a dangerous work environment. — Khmer Times Kingdom’s dengue cases triple this year Within a span of 20 weeks this year, the death […]

Indonesia morning news for June 18

Indonesia morning news for June 18

Telkomsel set to offer 5G network in Indonesia Telkomsel, a cellular operator subsidiary of state-owned communications company PT Telkom Indonesia, is prepared to invest and conduct digital transformation to provide 5G networks to customers in Indonesia. — Antara News Police deploy ‘biggest’ patrol boat to curb illegal fishing in Natuna The Water Police Directorate at […]

Lao morning news for June 17

Lao morning news for June 17

Myanmar and Lao to get infrastructure boost Myanmar and Lao PDR look to be the biggest winners of an ASEAN plan to boost connectivity with a series of infrastructure projects. — The Asean Post Free medical check-ups to mark Lao medics’ day Health authorities are planning free medical check-ups for seniors over the age of […]

Cambodia morning news for June 17

Cambodia morning news for June 17

EU tells Kingdom to provide ‘credible’ rights improvements The European Commission has issued a statement calling on the government to show credible improvements on issues of concern in order to avoid the withdrawal of Everything-but-arms trade preferences. — Khmer Times Cambodia-Turkey to Promote Trade Worth to $1B Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen and H.E. Recep […]

Indonesia morning news for June 17

Indonesia morning news for June 17

Boeing CEO concedes ‘mistake’ with planes in Indonesia, Ethiopia crashes The CEO of Boeing says the company made a “mistake” in handling a problematic cockpit warning system in 737 Max jets before two deadly crashes of the top-selling plane. — PBS Indonesia returns five containers of waste to the US Indonesia has returned five containers […]

Lao morning news for June 14

Lao morning news for June 14

Dengue Claims 14 Lives Nationwide The first six months have witnessed 14 people’s lives claimed by dengue fever with five casualties reported in Vientiane Capital, three each in Savannakhet and Champassak, two in Saravan and one in Bolikhamxay. — KPL Largest trade exhibition to kick off next week in Laos The largest professional trade exhibition […]

Cambodia morning news for June 14

Cambodia morning news for June 14

Cambodia Faces Pressure Over Push to Rid Brick Kilns of Slave Labor A new government push to stamp out debt bondage and child labor in Cambodian brick kilns needs to be backed by a fresh commitment to enforcement, campaigners warned on Wednesday. — The Irrawaddy Sar Kheng concerned over laundering Minister of Interior Sar Kheng […]

Indonesia morning news for June 14

Indonesia morning news for June 14

Telkomsel Indonesia to Deploy Ericsson Core in Preparation for 5G Indonesia’s largest mobile service provider Telkomsel has selected Ericsson’s (ERIC) NFV infrastructure (NFVI) core network technology for a major core network upgrade as it moves towards 5G deployment. — Yahoo News Ministry Blocks Online Cigarette Advertising Communication and Informatics Minister Rudiantara, said that he had […]