Indonesia morning news for April 22

Indonesia morning news for April 22

The easy decision for Indonesian farmers between palm oil and rice production Many Indonesians remember a time of rice paddy fields with rows of women applying traditional cold powder on their face to avoid sunburn. — East Asia Forum What Does Jokowi’s Win Mean for Indonesia’s Economy? The Indonesian president has made progress, but has […]

Cambodia morning news for April 22

Cambodia morning news for April 22

Cambodia considers complaint against European Union’s import duties Cambodia is discussing with legal experts whether or not to file a complaint against the European Union’s decision to impose import duties on its Indica rice, according to the Ministry of Commerce. — Khmer Times Cambodia Shifts from Balanced Economic Approach to Dependent on China: US Embassy […]

Singapore morning news for April 22

Singapore morning news for April 22

Singaporean blames social media for a lack of patriotic feeling among its citizens A Singapore resident was lamenting on the current “sentiment” of many Singaporeans on how they look at their country and how they feel for the tiny-state. — The Independent Singapore in Talks With More Electric Car Companies After Dyson Following Dyson Ltd.’s […]

Indonesia morning news for April 19

Indonesia morning news for April 19

Jokowi Declares Victory with 54.5 percent of Votes Presidential hopeful Joko Widodo declared himself as the victor in the 2019 presidential election with 54.5 percent of votes. He said this based on quick counts conducted by 12 pollsters. — Tempo.co Bank Indonesia to maintain status quo on rates – TDS Mitul Kotecha, senior emerging markets […]

Cambodia morning news for April 19

Cambodia morning news for April 19

Cambodian, Chinese entrepreneurs meet to explore business opportunities A Cambodian and Chinese entrepreneurs meeting was held here on Thursday, aiming at exploring opportunities for trade and investment, officials said. — Xinhua Facing No Opposition, Cambodia’s Ruling Party Expects Easy Local Election Wins Cambodia’s ruling party is preparing for local elections to be held in May, […]

Singapore morning news for April 19

Singapore morning news for April 19

Singapore’s DBS Plans to Stop Financing Coal Power After 2021 Singapore’s largest bank plans to stop financing coal-fired power plants once its existing commitments are complete in 2021. — Bloomberg Things looking up for CSE Global despite lack of JV projects with Serba Dinamik When Malaysian engineering firm Serba Dinamik Holdings became the largest shareholder […]

Indonesia morning news for April 18

Indonesia morning news for April 18

Indonesian President Joko Widodo Set to Win Second Term After World’s Biggest One-Day Election Indonesian President Joko Widodo has won a second five-year term, preliminary election results showed Wednesday, in a victory for moderation over the nationalistic rhetoric of his rival, Prabowo Subianto. — TIMES The vote’s (not quite) in the bag: Indonesia poll, West […]

Cambodia morning news for April 18

Cambodia morning news for April 18

Nearly 5 mln tourists visit tourism sites in Cambodia during traditional New Year The number of domestic and foreign tourists visiting tourist destinations in Cambodia during the Khmer New Year holiday rose 67 percent to 4.72 million, a tourism ministry report said on Wednesday. — Xinhua Cambodia takes EU to Court over rice tariffs Cambodia […]

Singapore morning news for April 18

Singapore morning news for April 18

Singapore exports slump on worst electronics drop since 2013 Singapore’s electronics exports slumped in March by the most since 2013, an ominous sign that it will take longer for the city state to shake off a regional demand slowdown from earlier this year. — The Edge Singapore Digitalisation push puts Singapore banks in hiring mode […]

Indonesia morning news for April 17

Indonesia morning news for April 17

IMF gives Indonesia low scores in public investment effectiveness National Development Planning Minister Bambang Brodjonegoro attended an Indonesia-International Monetary Fund (IMF) bilateral meeting to discuss public investment management assessment (PIMAs) at the IMF headquarters in Washington on Saturday. — The Jakarta Post Halal ink: Muslim-majority Indonesia set for polls Dipping their fingers in halal (permissible […]

Cambodia morning news for April 17

Cambodia morning news for April 17

What Will It Take for Cambodia to Actually Strike Oil and Gas? A new set of international companies are optimistic about Cambodia’s nascent oil and gas industry, but they are investing in an extractive business that has proven costly and yielded only delays, not yet profit. — The Diplomat The Scam of Fake Orphanages in […]

Singapore morning news for April 17

Singapore morning news for April 17

Singaporeans’ inflation expectations stay benign in March: poll SINGAPOREANS generally expect overall consumer prices and core inflation – that is, price hikes outside of housing and private transport – to remain largely stable over the next 12 months. — The Business Times ‘Fix the human’ to ensure better security, says Singapore GovTech Minister Recent cybersecurity […]