Indonesia morning news for April 30

Indonesia morning news for April 30

Indonesia’s planning minister announces capital city move Indonesia is moving its capital city away from Jakarta, according to the country’s planning minister. — BBC News Indonesia’s inflation rate seen picking up pace in April Indonesia’s annual inflation rate has likely picked up in April amid rising food prices ahead of the Muslim fasting month of […]

Cambodia morning news for April 30

Cambodia morning news for April 30

China to help Cambodia if EBA removed China on Saturday pledged to support Cambodia if the European Union removes the Kingdom’s special trade status under the Everything-but-arms (EBA) scheme. — Khmer Times Cambodia Signs MoU to Export 400K Tons of Rice to China Cambodia-China signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on exporting 400,000 tons of Cambodian […]

Singapore morning news for April 30

Singapore morning news for April 30

60% of Singaporean households recycle regularly, but many not doing it right: Surveys Can plastic toys, clothes and glass pots be recycled? If you say yes, you’re not alone, but these items do not belong in a recycling bin, according to authorities. — CNA  (very annoying popups) Singaporeans snap up biggest share of homes compared […]

Indonesia morning news for April 29

Indonesia morning news for April 29

Minister optimistic that Indonesia would escape China’s BRI debt trap Coordinating Maritime Affairs Minister Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan is upbeat that Indonesia would not be ensnared by a debt trap emerging from China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). — Antara News Indonesia to launch Sharia Economy Masterplan in May The government plans to launch the 2019-2024 […]

Cambodia morning news for April 29

Cambodia morning news for April 29

Can Blockchain help rice farmers fight poverty? In Cambodia, Oxfam is using Blockchain technology with rice farmers, exporters, and a rice cake maker in Europe to help poor farmers get a better deal. — OX Fam America 20 rare Royal Turtles released into natural habitat in SW Cambodia Twenty Cambodia’s nearly extinct Royal Turtles were […]

Singapore morning news for April 29

Singapore morning news for April 29

Singapore’s Economy Will Slow in 2019, Says Central Bank Singapore’s economy will slow in 2019, reflecting a weakening in key trading partners and a further cooling of the electronics sector, the central bank said. — Bloomberg Singapore closer to becoming Asia’s debt restructuring hub SINGAPORE is a step closer to fulfilling its aim to become […]

Indonesia morning news for April 26

Indonesia morning news for April 26

Indonesia wants BRI projects to be in line with national development plan, no government debt Indonesia has said that projects under China’s Belt and Road Initiative should be in line with its own national development strategy, be private sector-driven and not add to government debt. — Straits Times (annoying popups) Indonesia Seeks to Advance Developing […]

Cambodia morning news for April 26

Cambodia morning news for April 26

Cambodia satisfies insatiable meat demand with imports Cambodia imported 54,149 tonnes of livestock and meat to meet domestic demand last year, according to a Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries report. — The Phnom Penh Post UN Expert Denied Access to Detained Cambodia Opposition Leader UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Cambodia Rhona Smith […]

Singapore morning news for April 26

Singapore morning news for April 26

Singapore’s GLP Plans $3 Billion IPO of U.S. Warehouses GLP Pte, the Singapore-based developer of logistics properties, is planning an initial public offering for its U.S. operations that could raise about $3 billion, people with knowledge of the matter said. — Bloomberg 230 people fall ill with gastroenteritis symptoms at Zhenghua Primary School The authorities […]

Indonesia morning news for April 25

Indonesia morning news for April 25

Indonesia Scores 2nd Slowest Internet Connection Speed in SE Asia An analysis by discount code portal CupoNation Indonesia found that Indonesia ranks low in Southeast Asian countries in terms of fiber optic internet connection speed, which heavily depends on a country’s infrastructure, geography, and many more elements. — Tempo.co Post-Election, Indonesian President Expected to Go […]

Cambodia morning news for April 25

Cambodia morning news for April 25

Power cuts unlikely to stunt Cambodia’s growth… just yet The Asean Development Bank (ADB) recently forecast Cambodia’s economy to grow by 7 per cent this year and ease slightly to 6.8 per cent in 2020. While the bright forecast would ordinarily be good news, it is likely to only worsen a massive power shortage gripping […]

Singapore morning news for April 25

Singapore morning news for April 25

PM Lee on BRI forum, “China has become our biggest trading partner” In an interview with Chinese news agency Xinhua, Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong focused on the enormous growth in the relations between China and Singapore and underlined that there is still much potential for this. — The Independent Binance Singapore goes live […]