Indonesia morning news for August 20

Indonesia morning news for August 20

Ministry opens oil and gas data to boost exploration, exploitation The Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry recently announced a regulation that will open access for industry stakeholders to the nation’s oil and gas data, which is expected to encourage exploration and exploitation in a time of need. — The Jakarta Post Indonesia’s non-oil, gas export […]

Singapore morning news for August 20

Singapore morning news for August 20

New guide offers Singapore maritime firms a framework for sustainability reporting THE MARITIME and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), along with its partners, have launched the first sector-specific guide that will provide both listed and non-listed maritime companies with a practical framework, including best practices, for creating a maritime sustainability report. — The Business Times […]

Lao morning news for August 19

Lao morning news for August 19

Labour ministry projects high demand for construction workers The Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare has unveiled a new study, which delivers a strong message that the construction industry is suffering from a shortage of Lao workers and that a policy intervention is needed to address this deficiency. — Vientiane Times (paywall) Indian govt supports […]

Indonesia morning news for August 19

Indonesia morning news for August 19

Suspected ‘IS’ sympathizer attacks Surabaya Police officers on Independence Day An unidentified man assaulted two Wonokromo Police officers working at a Police Integrated Service Center in Surabaya, East Java, using a sickle on Saturday afternoon. — The Jakarta Post Police accused of using excessive force against protesters, journalists outside State of Nation venue As President […]

Singapore morning news for August 19

Singapore morning news for August 19

NDR 2019: Climate change one of the ‘gravest challenges facing mankind’, impact on S’pore to worsen, says PM Lee Climate change is one of the gravest challenges the human race faces and Singapore is already feeling its impact – which is likely to worsen over the next few decades, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong […]

Indonesia morning news for August 16

Indonesia morning news for August 16

Indonesia’s foreign debt rises 10 percent on high govt borrowing Indonesia’s external debt level was up about 10 percent year-on-year (yoy) in the second quarter due to a significant increase in government net borrowing. — The Jakarta Post Danone in Yogyakarta: Revamped research centre to focus on stunting and anaemia in Indonesia Danone has officially […]

Singapore morning news for August 16

Singapore morning news for August 16

Singapore seen as second in region for Belt and Road opportunities: survey VIETNAM, Singapore and Indonesia are seen as the markets in Asean and South Asia with the most opportunities related to China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), according to a survey by the Singapore Business Federation (SBF) and PwC Singapore. — The Business Times […]

Indonesia morning news for August 15

Indonesia morning news for August 15

Indonesia’s Trillion-Dollar Economy Is About to Get a Reboot Indonesian President Joko Widodo is set to unveil measures to lift Southeast Asia’s largest economy from the stagnation that’s marked his first term, amid rising risks from a global slowdown and escalating trade war. — Bloomberg Adelaide social media influencer and model detained in Bali over […]

Singapore morning news for August 15

Singapore morning news for August 15

Escalating US-China dispute will weigh on Singapore retail, industrial property markets: Colliers Threats from frayed US-China trade relations and a gloomy economic outlook could stifle any recovery for Singapore’s retail and industrial property markets in the near term, according to two research reports released by Colliers International on Wednesday (Aug 14). — Straits Times (annoying […]

Indonesia morning news for August 14

Indonesia morning news for August 14

Acute respiratory infection cases in South Sumatra reach 274,502 Fires raging through land and forest areas in South Sumatra Province during the January-June 2019 period resulted in 274,502 people suffering from acute respiratory tract infection, a health officer stated. — Antara News Nestle’s Indonesian investment: MNC pumps in USD100m to increase production by 25% Nestle […]

Singapore morning news for August 14

Singapore morning news for August 14

S’pore GDP growth forecast for 2019 reduced to 0%-1% Singapore’s 2019 GDP growth forecast has been cut to 0 to 1 percent. — Mothership Scoot offers full refund, rebooking options for those flying between Hong Kong and Singapore Scoot customers travelling to or from Hong Kong this week will be able to get a full […]

Indonesia morning news for August 13

Indonesia morning news for August 13

Indonesia is the second-largest target for digital ad fraud in ASEAN Indonesia has become the second-largest target for advertising fraud in ASEAN, after Thailand, due to the country’s large scale and volume of ad spending, a new survey has indicated. — The Jakarta Post Jokowi wants 30% biodiesel in cars as soon as January next […]

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