Indonesia morning news for July 3

Indonesia morning news for July 3

Indonesia sends more toxic waste, trash back to US, Europe, Australia The Batam Customs Office is sending 49 containers proven to contain toxic waste and trash back to their countries of origin, including the United States, Australia, and several European nations, upon receiving a recommendation letter from the Environment and Forestry Ministry on Monday. — […]

Lao morning news for July 2

Lao morning news for July 2

Salavanh Province Sees Increase in Swine Fever Pig Deaths Salavanh Province, located in the south of Laos, is witnessing an increase in the number of pig deaths amid the spread of African swine fever (ASF). — The Laotian Times Embrace 5G cloud future: Huawei’s debut at Lao expo Laos’ Ministry of Post and Telecommunications (MPT) […]

Cambodia morning news for July 2

Cambodia morning news for July 2

Cambodia Rejects Suspicions Reversal on US Base Upgrade Signals Plans to Host Chinese Military Assets Cambodia’s Minister of Defense Tea Banh on Monday dismissed suspicions that his government had reneged on accepting an offer from the U.S. to upgrade buildings at a naval base in Preah Sihanouk province because it plans to host Chinese military […]

Indonesia morning news for July 2

Indonesia morning news for July 2

Government will not rush to establish 5G network The government will not rush to establish the fifth generation of internet network frequency (5G) in Indonesia, according to Communications and Information Ministry’s Postal and Information Technology Resources Director General Ismail. — Antara News Indonesia’s arrest of JI leader Para Wijayanto exposes militant group’s active recruitment in […]

Lao morning news for July 1

Lao morning news for July 1

Govt struggles to settle debts owed to companies The government has pledged that it will strive to repay its debts owed to private enterprises to maintain the financial liquidity of those companies despite the country’s rising budgetary tension. — Vientiane Times (paywall) Saravan reports 2,500 pig deaths from African swine fever Local Saravan authorities have […]

Cambodia morning news for July 1

Cambodia morning news for July 1

ASF spread ‘being monitored’ A government animal health official is monitoring the possible spread of African swine fever into new provinces bordering Vietnam. — The Phnom Penh Post Ministry: Dengue fever cases kill 24, see fivefold increase Twenty-four people have been killed by dengue fever in the first six months of this year – a […]

Indonesia morning news for July 1

Indonesia morning news for July 1

President Widodo officially declared winner of Indonesia’s poll Indonesia’s general election commission or KPU on Sunday officially declared the pair of incumbent President Joko Widodo and his running mate Ma’ruf Amin as the winner of the April 17 presidential poll. — China.org/ Xinhua Search for missing MI 17 helicopter continues The search for the MI […]

Lao morning news for June 28

Lao morning news for June 28

Two Years Later, 60 Families in Laos Still Waiting for Compensation for Dam Collapse Sixty families in Laos who were affected by the collapse of a small hydroelectric dam two years ago may finally learn when they can expect cash compensation now that a central-government-backed investigation into the damages is complete. — RFA Foreign firms […]

Cambodia morning news for June 28

Cambodia morning news for June 28

At Least Five Illegal Projects Uncovered in Cambodia’s Sihanoukville Following Fatal Building Collapse A new committee tasked with inspecting construction permits in Preah Sihanouk province in the wake of a fatal building collapse over the weekend has already found five illegally operating projects, Cambodia’s Interior Minister Sar Kheng said Wednesday. — RFA Rise in vehicle […]

Indonesia morning news for June 28

Indonesia morning news for June 28

New ADB Loans to Help Rebuild Critical Infrastructure in Central Sulawesi The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved $297.75 million for the rehabilitation and reconstruction of public works and transport infrastructure in Central Sulawesi, where a 7.4-magnitude earthquake last year claimed thousands of lives and destroyed property and livelihoods. — Relief Web Indonesia to cull […]

Lao morning news for June 27

Lao morning news for June 27

Laos, EU conclude negotiations on tackling illegal logging The European Union (EU) and Laos held their third round of face-to-face negotiations on a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) in Brussels, Belgium from June 17-21. — Vientiane Times (paywall) Laos launches national single window Laos has officially opened a […]

Cambodia morning news for June 27

Cambodia morning news for June 27

Cambodia jails translator over ‘fake news’ sex trafficking film A Cambodian court jailed a fixer and translator for two years on Wednesday for his role in making a documentary about sex trafficking in the Southeast Asian country which the government said contained “fake news”. — Reuters Environmentalists say Sihanoukville building collapse needs broader probe Cambodia […]