Myanmar Morning News For June 15

Myanmar Morning News For June 15

Yangon government under fire for proposing to spend K1 billion on ten Ford cars The Finance, Planning and Economic Affairs Committee plans to discuss Yangon’s proposed 2018-19 budget, which includes spending on a fleet of Ford vehicles for government officials, Daw Sandar Min, the committee’s chair, told The Myanmar Times this week. — The Myanmar […]

Singapore Morning News For June 15

Singapore Morning News For June 15

Singapore using mini USB fans to hack summit journalists’ data? The 3000 or so journalists who provided media coverage for the Trump-Kim summit were cautioned by netizens not to plug in the USB mini fan they received into their computers. — The Independent Singapore  Offspring of Well-heeled Singaporeans Trash ACS Barker Road (video) The offspring […]

Offspring of well-heeled Singaporeans trash ACS Barker Road (video)

Offspring of well-heeled Singaporeans trash ACS Barker Road (video)

  The offspring of well-heeled Singaporeans have been caught on video running amok at one of the country’s most prestigious schools. Far from an image of studious, youth intent on pursuing careers of excellence, the children in the video above exhibit the appearance of juvenile delinquents. As children scream, chairs and tables are hurled around […]

Lao Morning News For June 14

Lao Morning News For June 14

Japan injects 23b kip to promote education in Laos The government of Japan recently provided more than 23 billion kip (JPY 310 million) through the Japanese Grant Aid for Human Resource Development Scholarship (JDS) for education assistance in Laos. — Vientiane Times  What is the Cambodia-Lao PDR-Vietnam Development Triangle Area? With globalisation in full force, […]

Myanmar Morning News For June 14

Myanmar Morning News For June 14

Asia Tech Image moving equipment from China to Myanmar Contact image sensor module maker Asia Tech Image is shifting manufacturing equipment from its factory in China to another in Myanmar to expand monthly production capacity at the latter by 250,000 modules to 900,000 units in July 2018, according to Economic Daily News. — Digi Times  […]

Singapore Morning News For June 14

Singapore Morning News For June 14

Singapore economy at risk from faster-than-expected rate hikes PRIVATE-SECTOR economists have flagged faster-than-expected interest rate increases as one of the top risks to Singapore’s economy over the rest of the year, according to a new survey. — The Business Times (paywall) Economists maintain Singapore’s 2018 growth forecast at 3.2%: MAS survey Private sector economists have […]

Lao Morning News For June 13

Lao Morning News For June 13

Lao: Help Sought For ‘Little Land of Mines’ (video) Between 1964 and 1973 some 270 million bombs were dropped on Lao PDR by US military forces, even though the country was not party to any conflict with the USA. By the end of the American war with Vietnam an estimated 78 million cluster bombs littered […]

Myanmar Morning News For June 13

Myanmar Morning News For June 13

World Day Against Child Labour: Myanmar; too many children still in hazardous and unsafe forms of work Almost one in ten of Myanmar’s 12 million children between the age of 5 and 17 are engaged in child labour, too often exposed to hazards and risks. — ReliefWeb Government to support SMEs in gaining access to […]

Singapore Morning News For June 13

Singapore Morning News For June 13

Singapore 20th most expensive city in the world for expats: Survey Singapore has re-entered the top 20 most expensive locations in the world for expatriates, according to the latest cost of living survey by United Kingdom based consultancy firm ECA International. — Channel NewsAsia Eye-disease cases in Singapore may spike in next two decades, study […]

Embarrassing: Elite Vietnamese anti-terror police saved by fireworks (video)

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Embarrassing: Elite Vietnamese anti-terror police saved by fireworks (video)

  Embarrassing and humiliating are the only two words that can describe the reaction of so-called elite Vietnamese anti-terror police to a violent assault by protestors in Bình Thuận Province on Sunday. Allegedly trained to respond to terrorism threats as well as civil unrest, the Canh Sat Co Dong (CSCD) (Vietnam Mobile Police) in the […]

Lao: Help sought for ‘Little land of mines’ (video) *updated

Between 1964 and 1973 some 270 million bombs were dropped on Lao PDR by US military forces, even though the country was not party to any conflict with the USA. By the end of the American war with Vietnam an estimated 78 million cluster bombs littered the tiny country, giving it the unflattering title of […]

Lao Morning News For June 12

Lao Morning News For June 12

First Approval Certification For Money And Cryptocurrency Transactions in Laos Vientiane Exchange Money will become the first international currency exchange provider that has been certified to allow cryptocurrency transactions. — Cointelegraph New scheme brings business on board in battle against malnutrition Laos launched a new nutrition network last Thursday, aiming to ensure food security and […]