Indonesia morning news for June 27

Indonesia morning news for June 27

Thunberg proved ‘we are not alone’, say young Indonesian tree planters Thousands of young Indonesians have spearheaded a three-day mass tree-planting drive across the sprawling archipelago in an effort to fight climate change and stop deforestation. — Intellasia Govt urged to ratify convention against violence, harassment in workplace Indonesian labor unions have applauded the International […]

Lao morning news for June 26

Lao morning news for June 26

Vientiane imposes strict monitoring to prevent spread of African swine fever Vientiane Agriculture and Forestry Department is maintaining 24-hour surveillance on Roads 13 North and South to monitor pork shipments into the capital after Saravan province authorities confirmed outbreaks of African swine fever last week. — Vientiane Times (paywall) Lao Government Reacts To UN expert’s […]

Cambodia morning news for June 26

Cambodia morning news for June 26

Spotlight turns on legal loophole following building collapse in Cambodian beach city Construction worker Ouk Neang was awakened by a loud sound of structure crushing down violently and he initially thought an earthquake had just struck. — Thmey Thmey Norway funded Cambodia’s project on biodiversity Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) funded the project launched […]

Indonesia morning news for June 26

Indonesia morning news for June 26

Constitutional Court ready to rule on Prabowo’s petition The courtroom phase of the legal battle surrounding the presidential election result has ended and whether or not losing candidate Prabowo Subianto can overturn incumbent Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s reelection victory now awaits the Constitutional Court judges’ ruling. — The Jakarta Post Govt looking to help 81 million […]

Lao morning news for June 25

Lao morning news for June 25

Thai and Lao central banks ink MoU on banking supervision The central banks of Thailand and Laos on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding on banking supervision. — The Nation Asean, Germany conclude cooperation project on econ development, biodiversity protection After four years of implementation, the Asean-German Cooperation Project, “Biodiversity-based Products (BBP) as an Economic […]

Cambodia morning news for June 25

Cambodia morning news for June 25

Survivors found two days after deadly building collapse As rescue teams began wrapping up their efforts here yesterday, hundreds of onlookers watched in amazement as two more victims of the deadly building collapse were found buried alive under the rubble. — Khmer Times 28 Workers Deceased and 24 Injured after Building Collapses in Sihanoukville As […]

Indonesia morning news for June 25

Indonesia morning news for June 25

Indonesia’s May imports decline 5.62 percent to reach US$14.53 billion Indonesia’s imports in May 2019 reached US$14.53 billion, a drop of 5.62 percent than that recorded a month earlier, according to the Central Agency of Statistics (BPS). — Antara News Court to rule on Prabowo’s petition on Thursday The Constitutional Court is set to deliver […]

Kids to learn English from Penguins in Lao, Myanmar (video)

One of the world’s longest established language schools is hoping to find fertile fields in Lao PDR with the signing of a master licensee agreement for the Pingu’s English-language teaching method. Developed by UK-based Linguaphone Group following its purchase from Mattel in 2006 of the English language teaching rights for the Pingu’s television series, the […]

Lao morning news for June 24

Lao morning news for June 24

US, Norway provide over 243 billion kip for unexploded ordnance clearance The governments of the United States and Norway and Fagforbundet will provide a grant of more than 243 billion kip (US$28,030,453) to support an unexploded ordnance (UXO) survey, clearance and capacity development activities in Laos. — Vientiane Times Laos confirms first cases of African […]

Cambodia morning news for June 24

Cambodia morning news for June 24

Death toll mounts to 24, including four females The deadly collapse of the under construction seven story building in Preak Sihanouville continued to climb when rescues pulled out the bodies of another dead workers last night. — Khmer Times Khmer Times publisher T Mohan probed over illegal recruitment, faces lifetime ban A number of Philippine […]

Indonesia morning news for June 24

Indonesia morning news for June 24

Indonesia’s digital economy growth highest in ASEAN: Bekraf Indonesia has recorded the highest growth of digital economy among ASEAN member countries, with 90 percent of growth during 2015-2017, Deputy of Infrastructure of the Creative Economy Agency (Bekraf) Hari Santosa Sungkari said. — Antara News PA 212 says around 100,000 will come out to protest at […]

Lao morning news for June 21

Lao morning news for June 21

Can Laos manage its debt to China? Laos’ economy is growing, but without outside assistance, the country cannot compete with its ASEAN neighbours. — Asean Today Laos: New textbooks for 800,000 primary school students More than 800,000 primary school students across the country will use new textbooks in September as part of the new national […]