Cambodia morning news for September 26

Cambodia morning news for September 26

Cambodian PM to pay tribute to President Tran Dai Quang in Hanoi Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Hun Sen will lead a high-level delegation to Vietnam on September 26 to pay tribute to President Tran Dai Quang who passed away on September 21. – Vietnam Plus Taiwanese Footwear Giant Balks Compensation Ruling Despite Massive Profits A […]

Indonesia morning news for September 26

Indonesia morning news for September 26

Filipino gang demand RM4 million ransom for Indonesian fishermen The kidnap-for-ransom group from the Philippines believed to be behind the abduction of two Indonesian fishermen two weeks ago have demanded a ransom of RM4 million (S$1.32 million) for their release. — Straits Times Story behind teen’s incredible survival after being stranded at sea The Indonesian […]

Singapore morning news for September 26

Singapore morning news for September 26

Singapore’s Changi Airport Tests Terminal Run by Robots, Not Humans Imagine landing at a major airport and the only human official you meet on your way through the terminal is a customs officer. – Bloomberg via Insurance Journal Chinese and Singapore courts agree on mutual enforcement Chief justices in China and Singapore have agreed guidance […]

Cambodia morning news for September 25

Cambodia morning news for September 25

Taskforce guards Kem Sokha’s home A taskforce has been created to guard former opposition leader Kem Sokha who was released on bail earlier this month and confined to a four-block radius around his home in the capital, according to a document obtained by Khmer Times yesterday. – Khmer Times Constitutional amendments debated on 25th anniversary […]

Indonesia morning news for September 25

Indonesia morning news for September 25

AGO detains ex-Pertamina boss The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) detained on Monday the former president director of state-owned oil and gas holding company Pertamina, Karen Agustiawan, who had been named a graft suspect in early April. – The Jakarta Post Bank Indonesia to maintain its reference rate: Economists Bank Indonesia is expected to maintain its seven-day […]

Singapore morning news for September 25

Singapore morning news for September 25

Singapore Imposes Fines, Restrictions Over Uber-Grab Deal Regulators fined ride-hailing firms Grab Inc. and Uber Technologies Inc. and imposed operating restrictions on the former after ruling that a merger earlier this year was anticompetitive. – The Wall Street Journal Uber, Grab Singapore Fine Shines Spotlight on M&A Notice Rules Singapore’s first-of-its-kind fine Sept. 24 against […]

Cambodia morning news for September 24

Cambodia morning news for September 24

James Ricketson flies home to Sydney after more than a year in Cambodian jail Australian filmmaker James Ricketson has touched down on Australian soil after Cambodian authorities pardoned his espionage conviction and deported him from the kingdom. — ABC News Ministry holds workshop on ASF control The recent outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) in […]

Indonesia morning news for September 24

Indonesia morning news for September 24

Indonesia presidential contenders vow peaceful campaign Campaigning for Indonesia’s presidential election officially began Sunday with the two contenders releasing white doves and vowing a peaceful race as concerns simmer the campaign will sharpen religious and ethnic divides. — Associated Press Amazon plans 14 trillion-rupiah investment in Indonesia American tech giant Amazon is planning a 14 […]

Singapore morning news for September 24

Singapore morning news for September 24

Singapore Air takes delivery of jet for world’s longest flight Singapore Airlines took delivery of the Airbus SE A350-900 ultra long range aircraft to start a non-stop service to New York, a journey of about 19 hours that will become the world’s longest. — The Edge Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong warns against online scam […]

Cambodia morning news for September 21

Cambodia morning news for September 21

Hun Sen Rejects Speculation Cambodia Could Lose UN Seat Prime Minister Hun Sen has rejected criticism of his government’s legitimacy and speculation that Cambodia’s seat at the United Nations could be suspended over the country’s move to one-party politics. — VOA ‘This is my land’: Cambodian villagers slam Chinese mega-project “I’m Cambodian, I’m not illegal […]

Indonesia morning news for September 21

Indonesia morning news for September 21

Indonesia imposes moratorium on new palm oil plantations Indonesia’s president has signed a moratorium on new palm oil development and ordered a review of existing plantations, an official said Thursday, in a blow to an industry blamed for environmental destruction and worker exploitation. — Associated Press Amazon in market entry talks with Indonesian government: Report […]

Singapore morning news for September 21

Singapore morning news for September 21

Singapore panel recommends regulation of tech firms over fake news A Singapore parliamentary committee said on Thursday the government should consider legislation to ensure technology companies rein in online fake news and that those responsible are punished. — Reuters Public can attend Committee of Inquiry public hearings on SingHealth cyberattack The Committee of Inquiry (COI) […]