Indonesia morning news for May 6

Indonesia morning news for May 6

Indonesian workers continue fighting for decent wage, better benefits International Labor Day or May Day is celebrated annually on May 1 by workers across countries to highlight certain causes–better wages, better benefits and improved working conditions. — Antara News Indonesia sinks 51 foreign boats to fight against poaching Indonesian authorities have resumed their tough stance […]

Cambodia morning news for May 6

Cambodia morning news for May 6

Engagement in Illegal Land Invasion Seriously Banned As land price in Cambodia continues to rise, the Royal Government of Cambodia has urged the public not to engage in illegal land invasions. — Agence Kampuchea Presse Cambodian Journalist Sees Media Situation Deteriorating Cambodian journalist Aun Pheap used to be a dedicated reporter. He would chase stories […]

Singapore morning news for May 6

Singapore morning news for May 6

Jobless PMET was allegedly bullied by foreign colleagues due to his mental condition A Singaporean has alleged that he was bullied by his foreign colleagues at his previous workplaces due to his mental condition. — The Independent UOB says Singapore home loans flat, with growth coming from region UNITED Overseas Bank is the second Singapore […]

Indonesia morning news for May 3

Indonesia morning news for May 3

Indonesia c.bank says rupiah weakness a cyclical trend The Indonesian rupiah’s depreciation in recent days is rooted in payments to offshore for dividends and servicing foreign loans, which typically happens in the second quarter of every year, the central bank’s spokesman said on Thursday. — Nasdaq BPS records ‘unexpected’ rise in April inflation The monthly […]

Cambodia morning news for May 3

Cambodia morning news for May 3

Kingdom’s inclusivity hailed International Monetary Fund (IMF) managing director Christine Lagarde has hailed Cambodia as an example in the increase of financial inclusion, one where fintech has been used to increase financial access to people who were previously unbanked. — The Phnom Penh Post UN Expert Meets Cambodia Justice Minister, Says Kem Sokha’s Detention is […]

Singapore morning news for May 3

Singapore morning news for May 3

MOM releases official list of public holidays and long weekends for 2020 The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) recently released the official list of all Singapore public holidays for 2020. — The Independent A new era for payments is dawning in Singapore THIS is the dawn of a new era for Singapore’s payments system. As part […]

Indonesia morning news for May 2

Indonesia morning news for May 2

Indonesia encourages ACD concrete cooperation Indonesia encouraged concrete cooperation among Asian countries during the 16th Ministerial Meeting of Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) held in Doha, Qatar, recently. — Antara News ADB commits US$2.6 billion to support Indonesia in 2019 Asian Development Bank (ADB) has committed US$2.6 billion this year to support Indonesia, primarily in developing […]

Cambodia morning news for May 2

Cambodia morning news for May 2

Siem Reap named top tourist destination in Southeast Asia Siem Reap was named the top tourist destination in Southeast Asia by Germany-based online travel platform YouDiscover. — Khmer Times Cambodia’s failing education system In December 2018, Cambodian Senate president Say Chhum had encouraged the country’s youth to study hard in order to become future leaders. […]

Singapore morning news for May 2

Singapore morning news for May 2

Singapore deputy PM nods to future leadership role in speech to workers Singapore’s newly-appointed deputy prime minister hinted at a future leadership role in a speech on Wednesday in which he echoed a pledge made by previous prime ministers to support the city-state’s labor movement. — The Guardian Hope of more desirable Singapore lies in […]

Indonesia morning news for May 1

Indonesia morning news for May 1

Asian Development Bank agrees to finance power plant in Indonesia The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to finance Indonesia’s largest combined-cycle gas turbine (CCGT) power plant, Jawa-1. — Power Technology Moving capital will not ease Jakarta’s traffic congestion: Anies Traffic congestion will continue to plague the streets of Jakarta even if it is no […]

Cambodia morning news for May 1

Cambodia morning news for May 1

Alarming: video shows Sihanoukville’s Independence Beach awash with sewage *updated Alarming video has been posted to YouTube showing more sewage-polluted water flowing across the sand and into the ocean at Sihanoukville, just days after the Cambodian government order a Chinese-owned casino on Koh Rong Somlem shuttered for the same thing. — AEC News Today UN […]

Singapore morning news for May 1

Singapore morning news for May 1

Singapore workers more anxious about change than losing their job to automation Singapore workers are less anxious about potentially losing their jobs due to automation than they are about having to learn new skills or change the way they perform their tasks. Most also welcome workplace automation as a positive progress as these tools simplify […]