Myanmar morning news for November 28

Myanmar morning news for November 28

Beijing urges gov’t to get ball rolling on China-Myanmar Economic Corridor The vice chairman of China’s top economic planning agency has pushed Myanmar’s State Counselor to work out an implementation plan for the China-Myanmar Economic Corridor, a part of Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). — The Irrawaddy Integration expected to upgrade Myanmar’s regulatory environment […]

Singapore morning news for November 28

Singapore morning news for November 28

Singapore to remain attractive to investors for the next 10-20 years: report Strong demand from tech occupiers underpin its occupancy and rent growth. — Singapore Business Review Bill tabled to place crypto payment services Under Central Bank oversight A new bill which will impact electronic wallets and digital payment tokens such as bitcoin has been […]

Cambodia morning news for November 27

Cambodia morning news for November 27

Withdrawal of EBA could spark rating downgrade, experts say The cancellation of the Everything But Arms (EBA) scheme would severely affect trade, investor sentiment, and the overall economy followed by a possible sovereign rating downgrade, while Cambodia’s strong ties with the EU makes it vulnerable to disruptions in trade relations, said experts. — Khmer Times […]

Myanmar morning news for November 27

Myanmar morning news for November 27

Suu Kyi must fulfill responsibility to Myanmar to resolve Rohingya issue In order to resolve the serious humanitarian crisis in Myanmar, the leadership of State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi, the country’s de facto head of government, is indispensable. — The Japan News South Africa will reverse its vote on Myanmar South Africa will reverse […]

Singapore morning news for November 27

Singapore morning news for November 27

Singapore SMEs get a leg-up going digital with wholesale trade industry digital plan MORE than 33,000 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore can stand to gain from the new wholesale trade industry digital plan (IDP) launched on Monday by Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry Koh Poh Koon during his visit to […]

Cambodia morning news for November 26

Cambodia morning news for November 26

Water Festival attendance tops 4 million The National Committee for Organising National and International Festivals reported that about 4.5 million people visited the Water Festival 2018 in Phnom Penh. — Khmer Times KNLF member looks to create political party A Khmer National Liberation Front member released from prison on Tuesday after serving his 18-month sentence […]

Myanmar morning news for November 26

Myanmar morning news for November 26

Five armed men of a drug caravan shot dead by troops near Myanmar border Army troops have shot dead five armed men allegedly guarding a drug caravan near the Thai-Myanmar border in Mae Sai district of the northern province of Chiang Rai and seized about one million meth pills. — Thai PBS World Protest in […]

Singapore morning news for November 26

Singapore morning news for November 26

100 staff to lose jobs as SilkAir shuts down regional offices About 100 staff from SilkAir will lose their jobs over the next 20 months as the regional wing of Singapore Airlines (SIA) progressively shuts down its offices in 18 regional cities. — Straits Times No softening of anti-drug stance, says Amrin Amin Repeat drug […]

Cambodia morning news for November 23

Cambodia morning news for November 23

Myanmar, Cambodia lead Asean’s soaring minimum wage growth Countries across Asean are experiencing rapid economic growth, and the associated improvements to the standard of living are conspicuous. Increasing trade means increasing wages — and wage growth is integral to the growth of regional economies. — AEC News Today Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge tribunal: Will Chea and […]

Myanmar morning news for November 23

Myanmar morning news for November 23

Myanmar, Cambodia lead Asean’s soaring minimum wage growth Countries across Asean are experiencing rapid economic growth, and the associated improvements to the standard of living are conspicuous. Increasing trade means increasing wages — and wage growth is integral to the growth of regional economies. — AEC News Today Human rights impact assessment in Myanmar: Facebook’s […]

Singapore morning news for November 23

Singapore morning news for November 23

PAP sets stage for Heng Swee Keat to be PM Seventeen days after the People’s Action Party (PAP) was returned to power with 69.9 per cent of the vote in the Sept 11, 2015 General Election, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong chaired a press conference to announce his new Cabinet. — The Straits Times Singapore’s […]

Singapore-US partnership to see wearable bio sensors boost hospital-level home care

Singapore-US partnership to see wearable bio sensors boost hospital-level home care

A Singapore digital therapeutics company is teaming up with a top US hospital in an innovative plan to use data from wearable biosensors to help improve the level of care patients receive at home. Biofourmis CEO Kuldeep Singh Rajput said the collaboration will see the Singapore company work with USA based Brigham and Women’s Hospital […]