Malaysia Morning News For August 30

Malaysia Morning News For August 30

Malaysia urges Suu Kyi to end Rohingya crisis Malaysia today urged Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi to tackle the Rohingya conflict and restore the country’s image. — New Straits Times Malaysia to probe ‘technical aspects’ of US warship collision Malaysia has formed a special team to look into last week’s collision between a United States […]

Cambodia Morning News For August 29

Cambodia Morning News For August 29

NUS Study: Cambodia Deforestation Increases Child Health Issues A team of researchers at the National University of Singapore (NUS) has found that the loss of dense forest in Cambodia is associated with higher risk of diarrhea, acute respiratory infection, and fever in children. — AEC News Today Shuttered Cambodia Radio Stations Appeal to Government For Reinstatement […]

Malaysia Morning News For August 29

Malaysia Morning News For August 29

Customs: Malaysia not the only transit point for wildlife smuggling Malaysia is not the only transit point in South-East Asia being used by international syndicates to smuggle wildlife, says Customs Department director-general Datuk Seri Subromaniam Tholasy (pix) — The Star Online RAM: Malaysia rides on electronics cyclical rebound, firmer commodity prices The export-oriented economies of Malaysia […]

NUS Study: Cambodia Deforestation Increases Child Health Issues

NUS Study: Cambodia Deforestation Increases Child Health Issues

A team of researchers at the National University of Singapore (NUS) has found that the loss of dense forest in Cambodia is associated with higher risk of diarrhea, acute respiratory infection, and fever in children. The team, led by assistant Professor Roman Carrasco from NUSs Department of Biological Sciences, found that just a 10 per […]

Cambodia Morning News For August 28

Cambodia Morning News For August 28

Industry 4.0: Executives on how ‘smart factories’ will impact Cambodia The next industrial revolution will introduce “smart factories” in which computers and robotics communicating wirelessly will handle physical processes with very little input from human operators, leaving few job opportunities for unskilled workers, executives of German industrial giants said during a briefing in Phnom Penh […]

Malaysia Morning News For August 28

Malaysia Morning News For August 28

Westports on RM10bil expansion Westports Holdings Bhd is expected to invest up to RM10bil to double its container-handling capacity and the company will tap the bond market to partly finance this plan. —The Star Online Malaysia to promote halal exports at expo Exporters from Malaysia, the world’s largest producer and exporter of halal food products, […]

Cambodia Morning News For August 25

Cambodia Morning News For August 25

Japan Invests in Cambodia’s Deepwater Port The government-run aid organization Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has given the green light to a $209 million low-interest loan for a new container terminal at Sihanoukville Autonomous Port, Cambodia’s only deep-water seaport. — The Maritime Executive KrisEnergy set to launch development of Cambodia’s first oil field Cambodia and KrisEnergy, […]

Malaysia Morning News For August 25

Malaysia Morning News For August 25

Trump to meet Malaysian leader amid regional tug of war with China A meeting between the leaders of Malaysia and the United States is the latest salvo in the ongoing battle for supremacy in Southeast Asia between Washington and Beijing, experts say. —CNN International EcoWorld named Aon Best of the Best Employers in Malaysia Property […]

Cambodia Morning News For August 24

Cambodia Morning News For August 24

The Southern Economic Corridor: Boosting Trade and Investment in Cambodia Stretching eastwards from Myanmar through Thailand and Cambodia to Vietnam, the Southern Economic Corridor (SEC) aims to further integrate the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) by improving connectivity and trade. — Asean Briefing Cambodia threatens purge of critical media and US charity Cambodia has […]

Malaysia Morning News For August 24

Malaysia Morning News For August 24

Malaysia hands over body to US Navy The Navy handed over remains found near the collision of USS John S McCain and an oil tanker on Tuesday to its US counterparts. —The Star Online Malaysia’s Runaway Bride Banking consolidation in Malaysia is proving to be fiendishly tough. Blame it on a runaway bride, but leave […]

Cambodia Morning News For August 23

Cambodia Morning News For August 23

Permanent Ban on Commercial Surrogacy Planned Commercial surrogacy in Cambodia will be permanently and completely banned if a long-awaited draft law is approved, according to an official on Tuesday at the Women’s Affairs Ministry, which began drafting the legislation nearly a year ago. — The Cambodia Daily (paywall) Filling in Cambodia’s e-commerce gap Amazon.com has finally […]

Malaysia Morning News For August 23

Malaysia Morning News For August 23

IKEA to invest $212 million to build regional supply center in Malaysia: government Netherlands-headquartered furniture retailer IKEA will invest 908 million ringgit ($212.10 million) to set up one of its largest regional distribution and supply chain centers in Malaysia, the Southeast Asian country said. — Reuters Malaysian stocks seen opening higher, KLCI to stay above 1,770-level […]