Indonesia morning news for September 6

Indonesia morning news for September 6

Jokowi speaks up about rupiah’s drop President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has spoken up about the depreciation of the rupiah, which hit Rp 14,900 to the US dollar on Wednesday, saying that his economic ministers were dealing with the issue. — The Jakarta Post Police Urge Journalists to Avert from Provocative News Sources Bangka Belitung Islands […]

Cambodia morning news for September 5

Cambodia morning news for September 5

Lawmakers to take oaths today All 125 elected CPP members will today attend the National Assembly’s first session and take oaths to be lawmakers before King Norodom Sihamoni. — Khmer Times Urban planning should not ignore Cambodia’s invisible entrepreneurs Southeast Asia is experiencing rapid urbanisation, and with it comes more and more people who are […]

Indonesia morning news for September 5

Indonesia morning news for September 5

Indonesia to Halt $25 Billion Power Projects to Shield Currency Indonesia plans to delay $25 billion worth of power projects as it seeks to rein in a widening current-account deficit and a selloff in the nation’s currency. — Bloomberg Malang Faces Administrative Crisis After KPK Nabs 41 Regional Lawmakers for Bribery Malang, East Java’s second-largest […]

Cambodia morning news for September 4

Cambodia morning news for September 4

Cambodian government critic flees after receiving threats A Cambodian political analyst said on Monday he has fled the country after receiving threats since his release from a 1-1/2 year sentence for accusing Prime Minister Hun Sen’s party of orchestrating the 2016 murder of government critic Kem Ley. — Reuters Prime Minister says lazy officials will […]

Indonesia morning news for September 4

Indonesia morning news for September 4

Indonesian steel products get tariff exemption from US The United States has made the decision to exempt 19 Indonesian steel products, namely carbon and alloy and stainless steels, from its 25 percent tariffs, Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita has said. — The Jakarta Post Densus 88 Kills Two Terror Suspects Allegedly Involved in Attack on Traffic […]

Reuter’s journalists jailed by Myanmar court for journalism (video)

A Myanmar court on Monday found two Reuters journalists guilty of breaching the country’s colonial-era Official Secrets Act and sentenced them each to seven years in prison. According to Reuters, Yangon northern district Judge Ye Lwin ruled that the defendants, Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, broke the law by obtaining and collecting […]

Cambodia morning news for September 3

Cambodia morning news for September 3

Hun Sen to reshuffle National Police PRIME Minister Hun Sen has requested King Norodom Sihamoni to approve the promotion of three senior National Police officers and the retirement of ten other police officials, according to two letters signed by Mr Hun Sen. — Khmer Times AMK sells 80 per cent stake to bank from Shanghai […]

Indonesia morning news for September 3

Indonesia morning news for September 3

Olympic dreams as Asian Games close in Jakarta The 18th Asian Games closed in a glittering ceremony in Jakarta on Sunday (Sep 2) as hosts Indonesia dreamed of stepping up to host the Olympics in 2032. — Channel NewsAsia Indonesia-Australia Reach Agreement on IA-CEPA Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) and Australian Prime Minister Scott Marrison […]

Cambodia morning news for August 31

Cambodia morning news for August 31

Cambodia Hits Landmark Growth of Air-transportation in First Half of the Year All three of Cambodia’s airports (Phnom Penh International Airport, Siem Reap International Airport, and Preah Sihanouk International Airport) saw a surge in number of passengers and cargo in the first half of 2018, according to a record of the Cambodia Airports. — Agence […]

Indonesia morning news for August 31

Indonesia morning news for August 31

Gold sales soar as rupiah depreciates State-owned mining company PT Aneka Tambang (Antam) has said its gold sales jumped significantly in the first half of 2018 as a result of the weakening rupiah. — The Jakarta Post Indonesia’s push to nationalize energy assets could chill foreign investment Indonesia is pushing to nationalize more of its […]

Cambodia morning news for August 30

Cambodia morning news for August 30

India Signs Two Agreements To Step Up Cooperation With Cambodia External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today discussed bilateral, multilateral and key international issues with her Cambodian counterpart Prak Sokhonn, and the two countries signed two agreements to step up cooperation. — NDTV Jailed Australian filmmaker Ricketson should be charged with treason: Cambodian prosecutor Australian filmmaker […]