Singapore morning news for December 2

Singapore morning news for December 2

First Singapore case of cannabis-derived medication allowed A young girl with a drug-resistant form of epilepsy is believed to be the first and only patient in Singapore who has been given approval to use cannabis-derived medication. — Straits Times (annoying popups) Alert on 3 products containing banned substance, hallucination-causing stimulant Three products have been found […]

Indonesia morning news for November 29

Indonesia morning news for November 29

Indonesia, world’s biggest downloader of VPNs Indonesian netizens have recently broken another record by making Indonesia the country with the most virtual private network (VPN) downloads over the last 12 months, as the 2019 Global Mobile VPN Report reveals. — The Jakarta Post ‘Faster with AI’: Indonesia to replace ministerial aides with machines President Joko […]

Singapore morning news for November 29

Singapore morning news for  November 29

Income growth slows in Singapore; median salary now above S$4,500: MOM report Workers in Singapore received a bump of 2.2 per cent in their income in 2019, according to the Labour Force in Singapore Advance Release report released on Thursday (Nov 28). — Channel NewsAsia (very annoying popups) NEA urges public to mosquito-proof their homes […]

Indonesia morning news for November 28

Indonesia morning news for November 28

It’s official: BKPM to handle all licenses, review policies unfavorable for investors President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has officially issued a regulation that streamlines all business licensing toward the Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) and grants the agency the authority to review policies deemed as unfavorable for investors. — The Jakarta Post IMEI Regulation; Illegal Phone Dealers […]

Singapore morning news for November 28

Singapore morning news for  November 28

Growth in service sector revenue continues to slow in Q3 Singapore’s services industries continued to see their takings go up in the third quarter of the year, but at a slower pace, according to data from the Department of Statistics (SingStat) released on Wednesday (Nov 27). — Straits Times (annoying popups) All govt agencies to […]

Indonesia morning news for November 27

Indonesia morning news for November 27

Indonesia’s economic growth in 2020 to reach 4.8 percent: Indef The Institute for Development of Economics and Finance (Indef) has forecast Indonesia’s economy to slow down to 4.8 percent by 2020 owing to challenges from the global and domestic fronts continuing to weigh heavy. — Antara News Hobbled Indonesian corruption busters show Jokowi is no […]

Singapore morning news for November 27

Singapore morning news for  November 27

Singapore manufacturing output continues growth trajectory, up 4% in October Singapore’s manufacturing output increased 4 per cent year-on-year in October, continuing the previous month’s uptick in performance. — Channel NewsAsia (very annoying popups) SIA loses ‘airline of the year’ title to Air New Zealand, but retains best first class award Singapore Airlines (SIA) fell to […]

Indonesia morning news for November 26

Indonesia morning news for November 26

Indonesia among most improved in terms of prosperity with world’s highest levels of volunteering: Report Indonesia is among the top five most improved countries in terms of prosperity in the world, with an exceptional ranking in social capital, as the country has the highest levels of civic and social participation in the world, a new […]

Singapore morning news for November 26

Singapore morning news for  November 26

Singapore core inflation eases to new 3-year low of 0.6% in October The latest reading was down slightly from the 0.7 per cent recorded in September, the Monetary Authority of Singapore and the Ministry of Trade and Industry said. — Straits Times (annoying popups) Team Singapore working with SEA Games organisers to resolve ‘teething problems’: […]

Indonesia morning news for November 25

Indonesia morning news for November 25

Indonesia Climbs to 41st in World Talent Ranking Indonesia has climbed four places to rank 41st in the world talent ranking based on a survey by Swiss-based IMD Business School, beating Thailand and the Philippines but still lagging behind Singapore and Malaysia. — Jakarta Globe Enrollment up but educational outcomes remain low in Indonesia: World […]

Singapore morning news for November 25

Singapore morning news for  November 25

Community blueprint launched in bid to end HIV transmission, AIDS in Singapore by 2030 A community blueprint to end the transmission of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) by 2030 was revealed on Saturday (Nov 23), by non-governmental organisation Action for AIDS Singapore (Afa Singapore). — Channel NewsAsia (very annoying […]

Indonesia morning news for November 22

Indonesia morning news for November 22

Poverty remains major problem in Indonesia: ACT chief Poverty remains a major problem in Indonesia and concrete efforts to solve it is by being generous, according to Ahyuddin, chairman of the advisory board of ACT (Swift Response and Action). — Antara News Australian plastic among waste ‘contaminating’ Indonesian food chains, report finds Exported Australian plastic […]

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