Indonesia morning news for August 30

Indonesia morning news for August 30

US guarantees to not sanction Indonesia for purchasing Sukhoi US Defense Secretary James Norman Mattis has made assurance that Indonesia will not be sanctioned with an embargo for purchasing weapons system equipment from Russia, including Sukhoi Su-35 jet fighters. —Antara Indonesia, Australia hope to announce economic partnership on Friday The leaders of Indonesia and Australia […]

Cambodia morning news for August 29

Cambodia morning news for August 29

Ricketson trial to conclude today Phnom Penh Municipal Court is today set to wrap up the espionage trial of Australian filmmaker James Ricketson, who has been in jail since June 2017. — Khmer Times Direct Flights from Beijing to Phnom Penh to Launch on First of November General Mao Havannal, Secretary of State of the […]

Indonesia morning news for August 29

Indonesia morning news for August 29

Indonesia offers US$13.2b infrastructure projects to China The Indonesian government has offered various infrastructure projects to China worth US$13.2 billion (S$18 billion) during a recent market sounding event attended by 90 potential investors in Guangzhou, in southern China. — The Jakarta Post via The Straits Times Lombok earthquake rehabilitation accelerated The government of Indonesia is […]

Cambodia morning news for August 28

Cambodia morning news for August 28

James Ricketson: Australian filmmaker says he was held by Cambodian police for six days without charge Australian filmmaker James Ricketson told a Cambodian court how he was dragged from the busy Phnom Penh riverside, hurled into a police vehicle and detained for six days before being told that he had been charged with espionage in […]

Indonesia morning news for August 28

Indonesia morning news for August 28

Hosts Indonesia smash Asian Games record Asian Games hosts Indonesia smashed their record gold medal haul Monday on a day tainted by referee controversy, while Son Heung-min’s hopes of a military service reprieve were kept alive by a penalty deep in extra time. — Channel NewsAsia Social Affairs Ministry Channels Rp1.2tn to Quake-torn NTB The […]

Where will Yangon fall on the Krispy Kreme Asean Price Index?

Where will Yangon fall on the Krispy Kreme Asean Price Index?

Hot on the heels of Krispy Kreme’s 81st birthday celebration in July, the American doughnut franchise is preparing to open its first outlet in Myanmar. The now-famous doughnut enterprise was founded eight decades ago after Kentucky businessman Vernon Rudolph acquired a ‘secret’ recipe from a French chef in New Orleans. Mr Rudolph started baking his […]

Cambodia morning news for August 27

Cambodia morning news for August 27

Chinese scammers set to be deported The Interior Ministry’s Immigration Department has announced the deportation order of 18 Chinese nationals suspected of running online scams from Sihanoukville. — Khmer Times Where have all the Tarantulas gone? After making a wave of appearances on television shows featuring celebrity chefs getting their taste of tarantulas boiled, deep […]

Indonesia morning news for August 27

Indonesia morning news for August 27

Scott Morrison to travel to Jakarta to announce Australia-Indonesia free trade deal is imminent Prime Minister Scott Morrison will make his first trip overseas less than a week after being sworn in, flying to Jakarta to announce Australia and Indonesia are on the brink of signing a free trade deal. — ABC News Indonesia optimistic […]

Cambodia morning news for August 24

Cambodia morning news for August 24

PM urges quick relief for flood victims Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday said ministries tasked with handling natural disasters must continue prioritising the safety of villagers affected by recent floods. — Khmer Times Armed bank heist in capital yields $100,000 Five masked men armed with guns and body armour brazenly robbed an RHB Indochina bank […]

Indonesia morning news for August 24

Indonesia morning news for August 24

Pro-Islamic State hackers threaten terror attacks against Indonesian government A group claiming to be pro-Islamic State (IS) hackers has threatened to attack the Indonesian government to avenge the “jailing” and “killing” of its “brothers”, a senior counter-terrorism source told Channel NewsAsia on Thursday (Aug 23). — Channel NewsAsia Australian consulate in Indonesian city of Surabaya […]

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