Singapore morning news for September 30

Singapore morning news for September 30

Linggiu Reservoir’s water level below 50%, says PUB The water level at Linggiu Reservoir in Johor, a source of water for Singapore, has fallen to below 50 per cent owing to the ongoing dry weather. — Straits Times (annoying popups) Red alert: Older pedestrians at greater risk More pedestrians aged 60 and above were involved […]

Indonesia morning news for September 27

Indonesia morning news for September 27

Indonesia on high alert as economic slowdown may further reduce tax revenue The government is on high alert over a possible increase in tax shortfall this year as the economic slowdown is likely to continue until the end of the year. — The Jakarta Post Govt Prepares Rp5tn for 2020 Disaster Relief The government is […]

Singapore morning news for September 27

Singapore morning news for September 27

Singapore is the world’s second most digitally competitive country, after the US Singapore has retained its position as the world’s second most digitally competitive country, after the United States, in the latest edition of the IMD World Digital Competitiveness Ranking. — The Straits Times Coffee product sold online contains banned weight-loss drug: HSA A coffee […]

Indonesia morning news for September 26

Indonesia morning news for September 26

Controversial bills threaten business climate, analysts warn The controversial moves by the government and the House of Representatives to amend several laws have not only triggered protests by tens of thousands of students, who took the streets of Jakarta and other cities on Tuesday, but also threatens the country’s business climate amid President Joko “Jokowi” […]

Singapore morning news for September 26

Singapore morning news for September 26

Singapore’s population grows to 5.7 million, boosted by increase in foreign workers Singapore’s population grew by 1.2 per cent to reach 5.7 million in June, boosted by a jump in the number of foreign workers, according to official statistics released on Wednesday (Sep 25). — Channel NewsAsia (very annoying popups) Australian billionaire pledges up to […]

Indonesia morning news for September 25

Indonesia morning news for September 25

House Passes 2020 State Budget The House of Representatives passed the 2020 state budget on Tuesday, authorizing the government to spend close to $181 billion next year to try to avoid an economic downturn amid a risk of recession in developed economies and a global trade war. — Jakarta Globe Indonesian forest fires putting 10 […]

Singapore morning news for September 25

Singapore morning news for September 25

Only 1 in 2 Singaporeans feels fulfilled in life with finances seen as biggest obstacle: AXA survey When questioned about the struggles faced in reaching goals, money-related matters such as the increasing cost of living (51 per cent), and the inability to save enough money (35 per cent) came up as the most common concerns. […]

Indonesia morning news for September 24

Indonesia morning news for September 24

Lion Air Group Cancels 21 Flights due to Haze Mentari Lion Airlines has canceled 21 flights on Batik Air and Wings Air due to the haze that still occurs in Sumatra and Kalimantan. — Tempo.co Death Toll Rises to 20 in Papua Unrest; Hundreds Arrested Unrest that broke out in Jayapura and Wamena in Papua […]

Singapore morning news for September 24

Singapore morning news for September 24

Singapore to avert technical recession in Q3, but support still warranted: DBS Singapore’s economy is expected to avert a technical recession in the third quarter this year, thanks to a mild improvement in the manufacturing sector, though support is still warranted, according to a latest report by DBS Group Research. — Straits Times (annoying popups) […]

The last frontier: Get the low-down on investing in Puerto Princesa in Manila, Sept 25

The last frontier: Get the low-down on investing in Puerto Princesa in Manila, Sept 25

A seminar in Manila on Wednesday (Sep 25)  aims to boost foreign investment in Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island in the western Philippines, regarded by many as one of the Philippines’ ‘last frontiers’. Possessing rich natural resources, fertile fishing grounds, vast tracts of land available for development and direct flights to South Korea, Taiwan, and mainland […]

Indonesia morning news for September 23

Indonesia morning news for September 23

Indonesia sending back 547 containers of waste from West Indonesia is sending 547 containers of waste back to wealthy nations after discovering they were contaminated with used plastic and hazardous materials, amid a growing backlash in Southeast Asia against being a dumping ground for the developed world’s trash. — The Morning Call Endangered Tapanuli orangutan […]

Singapore morning news for September 23

Singapore morning news for September 23

Singapore may fare worse than Asean peers in the next global crash SOUTH-EAST ASIA is more vulnerable to a downturn than it was during the last global financial crisis, Bain & Co warned in a report out on Friday. — The Business Times (very annoying popups) S$100 ‘early disposal incentive’ for e-scooters that do not […]

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