Myanmar Morning News For May 26

Myanmar Morning News For May 26

New health insurance scheme available The premium fee for the age group 6 to 40 is K44000, age of 41 to 50 is K49500, age of 51 to 60 is K71500, age of 61 to 65 is K93500 for one year. The rate of basic protection is for two units. The people can choose as […]

Malaysia Morning News For May 26

Malaysia Morning News For May 26

Malaysia To Be The First ASEAN Country To Host British Council’s Going Global Conference Malaysia reached another milestone when it was chosen as the first ASEAN country to co-host the Going Global 2018 conference with British Council in Kuala Lumpur from May 2-4, 2018. — Malaysian Digest  Smart energy consumption ENERGY plays an important role […]

Indonesia Morning News For May 26

Indonesia Morning News For May 26

Investors Shrug Off Terror Attacks in Indonesia and the Philippines Investors in Asia have shrugged off terror attacks in Indonesia and the Philippines this week, but authorities are struggling to prevent further attacks and protect soft targets. — Netral English Tax amnesty participants would also be target of investigation, says tax chief The Directorate General […]

Cambodia Morning News For May 26

Cambodia Morning News For May 26

‘Organ traffickers’ arrested Two people have been arrested in Cambodia for allegedly “trafficking organs” during a year-long operation involving at least 10 victims and frequent trips to India, officials said yesterday. — The Phnom Penh Post  AJW Signs Component Support Deal with JC (Cambodia) International Airlines for 20 New A320 Aircraft AJW has won a […]

Singapore Morning News For May 26

Singapore Morning News For May 26

Noble Group dealt fresh blow as Fitch cuts its ratings yet again Noble Group Ltd received a fresh blow as Fitch Ratings Ltd cut the embattled commodity trader’s rating for a second time in the space of 10 days, flagging concern over its ability to address about US$2 billion of debt that matures over the […]

Vietnam Morning News For April 13

Vietnam Morning News For April 13

Logistics association to assist in national plan on competitiveness The Việt Nam Logistics Association (VLA) on Wednesday launched a ceremony to implement the Government’s first national action plan to improve the country’s competitiveness and its logistics sector by 2025. – Viet Nam News Firms are both victims and causes for corruption in Vietnam In recent […]

Vietnam Morning News For April 12

Vietnam Morning News For April 12

Trump Shows Signs He Will Rekindle US-Vietnam Relations Vietnam is eyeing a chance to restart prized trade and security ties with the United States, while checking the persuasive influence of old rival China following a new overture from the Trump administration. — VOA News  Vietnam looks abroad for infrastructure investors Facing fiscal constraints, Vietnam is […]

Singapore Morning News For April 12

Singapore Morning News For April 12

Brexit Britain’s Singapore obsession A pro-Brexit argument that always makes me giggle a little is that leaving the European Union will allow the UK to become the new Singapore. That’s right – the land of hope and glory, home to the world’s fifth-largest economy, wants to emulate its steamy little former colony, population 5.4 million. […]

Vietnam Morning News For April 11

Vietnam Morning News For April 11

Vietnam seeks preferential Trump treatment While the Southeast Asian nation seems a likely target for new US trade sanctions, recent revelations indicate a special deal could be on the cards. — Southeast Asia  ‘Alarming’ executions in Vietnam: Amnesty Secrecy around executions continues to plague some Southeast Asian countries, with newly released figures showing the “disturbing” […]

Singapore Morning News For April 11

Singapore Morning News For April 11

Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University: Asean’s Best Under 50 When it comes to quality tertiary education Singapore’s title as the higher education centre of Asean can not be challenged, with Nanyang Technological University (NTU) ranked as the region’s best and the third best in the world in the Times Higher Education’s 2017 Young University Rankings. — […]

Singapore Morning News For April 10

Singapore Morning News For April 10

HNA Group Plans to Acquire CWT for $1 Billion HNA Group Co. plans to acquire logistics provider CWT Ltd. after almost a year of exclusive talks in a deal valuing the Singapore company at about S$1.4 billion ($996.4 million). Bloomberg’s Haslinda Amin reports on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia.” — Bloomberg  Singapore ‘stooges’ want for ATO rules […]

Vietnam Morning News For April 10

Vietnam Morning News For April 10

Vietnam among top investors in Cambodia as bilateral trade grows VIETNAM is Cambodia’s third-largest partner and continues to be among the top five investors in this country, with bilateral trade reaching US$3 billion (Bt108 billion) until the end of last year. — The Nation  PM okays 2.4 billion USD aid for major highway The Prime […]

Vietnam Morning News For April 7

Vietnam Morning News For April 7

Trump’s Trade Threats Forcing Export-Dependent Vietnam to Pivot President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from a Pacific Rim trade deal was viewed as a glancing blow by Vietnam’s Phu Tai Corp., which makes furniture for Wal-Mart outlets. The knockout punch may come if he follows through on threats of protectionism. — Bloomberg  Vietnam’s Dragon Capital inks microfinance […]

Singapore Morning News For April 7

Singapore Morning News For April 7

New Zika cluster at Flower Road/Hendry Close, close to ongoing Simon Place cluster The second Zika cluster of this year has been confirmed at Flower Road/Hendry Close, said the National Environment Agency (NEA) on Thursday (April 6), less than a kilometre away from the Simon Place cluster reported last week. — Today Online No haze […]

Singapore Morning News For April 6

Singapore Morning News For April 6

Google invests in new subsea cable that connects Singapore to Australia Google today announced that it will invest in a new subsea cable that will connect Singapore to Perth and Sydney in Australia (with a branch to Jakarta, Indonesia). The so-called Indigo cable will be almost 5,600 miles long and will be built by a […]

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