Indonesia morning news for March 29

Indonesia morning news for March 29

Jakarta disburses billions for child nutrition program The Jakarta administration has disbursed Rp 324 billion (US$22.7 million) for a child nutrition program to be implemented at state elementary schools across the province. — The Jakarta Post Indonesia’s presidential hopefuls face a tough fight in West Java Home to roughly 33 million eligible voters in the […]

Cambodia morning news for March 29

Cambodia morning news for March 29

Environment Ministry responds to deforestation claim Environment Ministry spokesman Neth Pheaktra yesterday responded to public criticism blaming deforestation as the major factor for high temperatures in the Kingdom. — Khmer Times Cambodia / Ready for a (digital) revolution? The exhibition hall stretched as far as the eye could see: hundreds of booths representing dozens of […]

Singapore morning news for March 29

Singapore morning news for March 29

Singapore will invest $724 million in technology transformation Singapore will allocate $724 million under a current plan to transform its economy into one that relies more on fields such as research and on companies that create new markets and jobs. — The Edge Singapore Burning smell across Singapore could ease in coming weeks: NEA The […]

Indonesia morning news for March 28

Indonesia morning news for March 28

Deforestation triggering natural calamities in Indonesia Palm oil production in Indonesia has been held responsible for cutting down vast swathes of tropical forests and killing biodiversity. Now, deforestation may also be the reason why the region is witnessing flash floods. — DW Bank Indonesia, Navy distribute cash to outermost islands Bank Indonesia (BI) in cooperation […]

Cambodia morning news for March 28

Cambodia morning news for March 28

Chinese tourists to Cambodia up 31.7 pct in first two months of 2019 Some 418,572 Chinese tourists visited Cambodia in the first two months of 2019, up 31.7 percent over the same period last year, the Tourism Ministry’s latest report showed on Wednesday. — Xinhua Cambodian Court Denies Request to Drop Charges Against Detained Opposition […]

Singapore morning news for March 28

Singapore morning news for March 28

Singapore to have more CBD living, go underground to free space The garden city of Singapore wants to be even more green. It also wants more homes in its central business district, and plans to move facilities underground to free up living space. — The Edge Singapore Singapore Will Invest S$724 Million in Technology Transformation […]

Indonesia morning news for March 27

Indonesia morning news for March 27

Garuda pulls 737 Max order as cockpit recording reveals Lion Air pilots battle (video) Garuda Indonesia late last week became the first airline globally to cancel orders for the Boeing 737 Max, citing passenger fear of flying on them. — AEC News Today Cash splash spurs Indonesia’s economy ahead of election Indonesia’s economy, the biggest […]

Cambodia morning news for March 27

Cambodia morning news for March 27

Hun Sen Plays Down Risk From EU Trade Sanctions as Delegation Arrives in Cambodia Prime Minister Hun Sen has played down the possible significance of the EU withdrawing Cambodia’s preferential trade treatment over human rights concerns. — VOA Cambodia Rehabilitated CNRP officials ‘still demand Sokha’s release’ Five former opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) politicians […]

Singapore morning news for March 27

Singapore morning news for March 27

Singapore factory output sees small 0.7 per cent rise in February; January’s drop slashed Singapore’s manufacturing output grew 0.7 per cent in February compared with last year, thanks to the boost from pharmaceuticals, according to figures from the Economic Development Board (EDB) on Tuesday (March 26). — Straits Times (annoying popups) Duty-free allowance for liquor […]

Indonesia morning news for March 26

Indonesia morning news for March 26

Reducing barriers to gender inequality in Indonesia Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s track record of considering gender representation in ministerial appointments is lauded in global circles. With nine women appointed to his cabinet, there are more female cabinet ministers in Indonesia than in countries such as Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States. — East […]

Cambodia morning news for March 26

Cambodia morning news for March 26

Cambodia Oppositionists Defend Seeking Rehabilitation as Hun Sen Issues New Threats Five former officials from Cambodia’s banned opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party on Monday defended their decision to seek political rehabilitation with the government, saying they were trying to keep the country’s trade privileges from being withdrawn by Western countries over anti-democratic actions by Prime […]

Singapore morning news for March 26

Singapore morning news for March 26

Singapore’s Top Law Firm Sees Cracks in Southeast Asia’s Credit Markets Cracks are showing in Southeast Asia’s credit markets as struggling companies in troubled industries seek to repair their balance sheets, according to Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP, which manages the largest network of corporate lawyers in the region. — Bloomberg SMEs keen on transformation […]

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