Indonesia morning news for May 10

Indonesia morning news for May 10

Bukit Soeharto: This forest park in East Kalimantan could be Indonesia’s new capital After the plan to relocate the country’s capital city gained momentum following a recent Cabinet meeting, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo named Bukit Soeharto (Soeharto Hill) in East Kalimantan a suitable place for a new capital city due to its adequate infrastructure. — […]

Cambodia morning news for May 10

Cambodia morning news for May 10

Cambodia’s Dam Troubles, Power Woes Seen as Arguments For More Solar Power When the lights literally went out in many parts of Cambodia in February and stayed off in some areas during the following months, people immediately pointed their fingers at Prime Minister Hun Sen. — Radio Free Asia Clik-MYPINPAD team up to provide easier […]

Singapore morning news for May 10

Singapore morning news for May 10

NSF charged for remaining outside of Singapore without valid exit permit A national serviceman was charged on Thursday (May 9) for leaving and remaining outside of Singapore without a valid exit permit for a combined duration of more than five years. — CNA (very annoying popups) Financial services, healthcare among sectors to see strongest job growth […]

Indonesia morning news for May 9

Indonesia morning news for May 9

Indonesian Air Force to fly jet fighters to wake people for ‘sahur’ The Indonesian Air Force has announced that it will participate in the country’s tradition of waking people up during the fasting month of Ramadan for sahur (predawn meal). — The Jakarta Post Waste Volume in Jakarta Increased on First Day of Ramadan The […]

Cambodia morning news for May 9

Cambodia morning news for May 9

EBA withdrawal threatens Kingdom’s bicycle industry Cambodian bicycle exports to the EU amounted to 1.52 million individual units last year valued at $331 million, according to a World Bank report released on Monday. — The Phnom Penh Post Cambodia’s Dam Troubles, Power Woes Seen as Arguments For More Solar Power When the lights literally went […]

Singapore morning news for May 9

Singapore morning news for May 9

164,000 Singaporean adults living in private housing have no declared income About 164,000 Singaporeans live in private properties and do not declare income for the purpose of personal income tax here, said Second Minister of Finance Indranee Rajah on Wednesday (May 8). — CNA  (very annoying popups) Singapore opposition joins backlash against proposed fake news […]

Indonesia morning news for May 8

Indonesia morning news for May 8

Government steps in to force lower Indonesia airfares The Indonesian government is stepping in to cap domestic airfares after two ministerial directives and a call from the President failed to see airlines lower ticket costs. — AEC News Today Indonesia to cap foreign ownership in electronic trading platforms Indonesia will limit foreign ownership of providers […]

Cambodia morning news for May 8

Cambodia morning news for May 8

World Bank Warns Cambodia Could Lose Big If Europe Trade Benefits Withdrawn Cambodia could lose as much as $600 million if the European Union decides to suspend it from a lucrative preferential trade scheme over human rights concerns, the World Bank has estimated. — VOA Cambodia Cambodia’s sanctuaries under threat Cambodia’s Beng Per Wildlife Sanctuary […]

Singapore morning news for May 8

Singapore morning news for May 8

Singapore says it’s studying whether to allow digital-only banks Singapore is discussing the possibility of allowing virtual banks to operate in the city state, the Monetary Authority of Singapore said Tuesday. — The Edge Singapore Singapore opposition echoes public calls to scrap proposed fake news law Singapore’s lone opposition party, which only holds six of […]

Indonesia morning news for May 7

Indonesia morning news for May 7

Indonesia’s Economic Growth Disappoints as Exports Slump Indonesia’s economic growth slowed in the first quarter amid a global slowdown that hurt the nation’s exports. — Bloomberg President Jokowi Serious about Capital City Move During a fast-breaking gathering at the State Palace in Jakarta today, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo told state institution leaders that his administration […]

Cambodia morning news for May 7

Cambodia morning news for May 7

World Bank: Cambodia’s Economy Achieves Robust Growth in 2018 The Cambodian economy grew 7.5 percent in 2018, according to the World Bank Cambodia Economic Update, released today. This better-than-expected growth was driven largely by the rapid expansion of exports and ongoing construction boom. — Fresh News Cambodian rice exports to China surge following EU tariffs […]

Singapore morning news for May 7

Singapore morning news for May 7

Start-ups and big companies using blockchain to help fight conflict minerals Tantalum, tin, tungsten and gold, often grouped together in mining industry jargon as 3TG, are vitally important to the industrial economy, used in high-tech products from smartphones to jets. — The Edge Singapore $1 mln up for grabs as SLINGSHOT returns to Singapore for […]

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