Cambodia morning news for March 20

Cambodia morning news for March 20

Five More Former Opposition Leaders Re-enter Politics Samdech Say Chhum, Acting Head of State and President of Senate, granted the rights to re-enter politics to five more former opposition leaders of the dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), according to the separate royal decrees dated Tuesday. — Fresh News Uncoordinated efforts leave Cambodia foreign policy […]

Singapore morning news for March 20

Singapore morning news for March 20

Plans for ‘proper debate’ on issues like hate speech, race and religion in Parliament next month: Shanmugam There are plans to have a “proper debate” in Parliament on issues such as race, religion and hate speech early next month, according to Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam on Tuesday (Mar 19). — Channel NewsAsia […]

Thailand morning news for March 20

Thailand morning news for March 20

Somkid says 5G infrastructure a priority Thailand must adopt 5G technology next year to prevent the country from lagging behind Vietnam, Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak warned on Monday after a meeting with state enterprises. — Bangkok Post Premchai jail term throws up surprises A 16-month jail term handed to construction tycoon Premchai Karnasuta by […]

Cambodia morning news for March 19

Cambodia morning news for March 19

Cambodia Investigating Employment Status of Chinese Nationals Amid Complaints of Lost Jobs Cambodia’s government is investigating the employment status of Chinese nationals operating businesses in Sihanoukville province, Interior Minister Sar Kheng said Monday, amid complaints by local residents who say they are losing work to the immigrants. — Radio Free Asia Cambodia squeezes online speech […]

Indonesia morning news for March 19

Indonesia morning news for March 19

Indonesia urges residents and tourists in Lombok to remain calm The Indonesian Government has urged local residents and tourists to remain calm and not get influenced by rumours and misleading information in response to the 5.4-magnitude earthquake that rocked Lombok Island Sunday, March 17. — Antara News Flash Floods, Earthquake in Indonesia Kill Over 80 […]

Singapore morning news for March 19

Singapore morning news for March 19

Singapore’s 2019 GDP growth forecast to moderate to 2.4% on external headwinds The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) is expecting Singapore’s GDP growth to moderate to 2.4% in 2019 from 3.2% in the previous year, against the backdrop of a more challenging environment for exports and the manufacturing sector. — The […]

Thailand morning news for March 19

Thailand morning news for March 19

The world record Chiang Mai would gladly relinquish Chiang Mai had no problem on Monday maintaining its World No 1 ranking as the most polluted city on the planet, scoring a 241 in air quality index (AQI) at airvisual.com. — The Nation (very annoying popups) Thailand delays trans-Pacific FTA application Thailand will delay its application […]

Cambodia morning news for March 18

Cambodia morning news for March 18

Cambodian Court Orders to Arrest Sam Rainsy and Seven Others, Treason The investigating judge of the Phnom Penh Municipal Court, Koy Sao, issued a warrant to arrest Sam Rainsy and seven others of his accomplices, allegedly charged with a new case of treason, according to the court’s order Fresh News received Sunday. — Fresh News […]

Indonesia morning news for March 18

Indonesia morning news for March 18

Death toll in Indonesia’s flash floods rises to 63 Rescuers had evacuated 63 bodies and were rushing to search and rescue dozens of missing people after flash floods struck Jayapura district of Indonesia’s easternmost Papua province Saturday night, a spokesman of the provincial search and rescue office said on Sunday. — Xinhua Indonesia books $329.5 […]

Singapore morning news for March 18

Singapore morning news for March 18

Singapore’s 2019 Budget: Key Highlights Singapore’s 2019 budget was announced on February 19 this year. With probably an eye on elections, which are likely to be held in early 2020, social provisions for the elderly and increased military spending find center stage in this year’s budget. — Asean Briefing Singapore to get its first life […]

Thailand morning news for March 18

Thailand morning news for March 18

Muslim Insurgents Open Fire on Passenger Train in Southern Thailand An unknown number of men fired shots at a Yala-bound passenger train in an ambush in Rueso district on Friday evening. The attack slightly damaged the train but caused no injuries. — Chiang Rai Times Bangkok’s era of open-air buses to end in 2022 The […]

Cambodia morning news for March 15

Cambodia morning news for March 15

Cambodia launches national strategy on combating money laundering, financing of terrorism Cambodia on Thursday launched a 5-year national strategy for combating money laundering and financing of terrorism (2019-2023), said a National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) statement. — Global Times Hun Sen orders Sao Sokha to curb timber smuggling across the borders Prime Minister Hun Sen […]

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