Cambodia Morning News For December 11

Cambodia Morning News For December 11

Human Rights Day celebrations kept to a minimum amid fears of crackdown Civil society and union leaders took their celebrations of Human Rights Day indoors yesterday, citing fears of being branded as colour revolutionaries. — The Phnom Penh Post Ex-CNRP officials file politics ban challenge Senior members of the now-dissolved opposition CNRP have filed a […]

Indonesia Morning News For December 11

Indonesia Morning News For December 11

Indonesia seeks to impose import duties on intangible goods Indonesia is looking to impose import duties on intangible goods, such as electronic books and software, Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati has said. — The Jakarta Post Indonesia to stop services to miners who fail to pay taxes STARTING on January 1 next year , the […]

Vietnam Morning News For December 11

Vietnam Morning News For December 11

Vietnam to cut costs, rules for firms THE PRIVATE business sector in Vietnam is vital for the economy, however, obstacles and challenges remain, which can only be overcome through the combined efforts of policymakers and business leaders next year. — The Nation Vietnam plans to raise over $570m through IPOs in energy firms Vietnam hopes […]

Cambodia Morning News For December 8

Cambodia Morning News For December 8

Cambodia Claims Washington ‘Trying to Destroy Relations’ as U.S. Imposes Travel Restrictions The United States on Wednesday said it will block entry to Cambodians whom Washington deems are “undermining democracy in Cambodia” and called on Phnom Penh to reverse an anti-democratic crackdown on the opposition. — VOA So long, US; howdy, Russia Much of the […]

Indonesia Morning News For December 8

Indonesia Morning News For December 8

Indonesia’s Most Corrupt City: Medan, But Bandung Top For Tea Money Business owners looking to set up shop in Indonesia are probably best advised to give the Sumatran capital of Medan and the West Java capital of Bandung a miss. — AEC News Today Bank Indonesia declares bitcoin payment illegal Indonesia’s central bank on Thursday […]

Vietnam Morning News For December 8

Vietnam Morning News For December 8

​PM assigns new State budget estimates, increased basic salary in 2018 Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has issued a decision to assign new State budget estimates in 2018 to the relevant authorities and localities, as well as urging them, on the basis of the assigned estimates, to take initiative in deploying the increase in basic […]

Cambodia Morning News For December 7

Cambodia Morning News For December 7

US Restricts Visas for Cambodians ‘Undermining Democracy’ The Trump administration announced Wednesday it will restrict visas for Cambodians “undermining democracy” in the Southeast Asian nation following the dissolution of the main opposition party and a crackdown on independent media. — VOA Cambodia’s Hun Sen Vows to Hold Elections Despite Dissolution of Main Opposition Party Cambodia’s […]

Indonesia Morning News For December 7

Indonesia Morning News For December 7

US Tax Reform Approved, Dollar Presses Down Rupiah The opening of trading on Wednesday (12/6/2017) saw the rupiah weakened against the United States (US) dollar. — Netral News PSN to Launch New Satellite for Broadband Service Next Year Pasifik Satelit Nusantara, or PSN, a private company that provides satellite-based communications and information services in Indonesia, […]

Vietnam Morning News For December 7

Vietnam Morning News For December 7

​Vietnam struggling to force Internet giants to pay local taxes Industry insiders and experts are calling on the government to rewrite local tax rules to force major Internet companies to pay tax on profits they make from the Vietnamese market. — Tuoi Tre Wind energy could grow 7% a year in Vietnam Experts at a […]

Cambodia Morning News For December 6

Cambodia Morning News For December 6

Opposition Officials in Cambodia’s Kep Province Increasingly Pressured to Defect to Ruling Party Opposition commune councilors in southern Cambodia’s Kep province are facing increasing pressure from local authorities to defect to the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP), they said Tuesday, including through 24-hour surveillance and restrictions on their freedom of movement. — Radio Free Asia […]

Indonesia Morning News For December 6

Indonesia Morning News For December 6

Indonesia pushes for establishment of oil and gas holding company The government will soon establish a state-owned oil and gas holding company led by state-owned energy firm Pertamina, according to an official, as reported by tribunnews.com. — The Jakarta Post Easy cash ends for Indonesia state firms Indonesia is shutting off the public funding tap […]

Vietnam Morning News For December 6

Vietnam Morning News For December 6

US hits Vietnam with huge duties on steel made with Chinese material The United States on Tuesday (Dec 5) imposed huge duties on some steel imports from Vietnam, saying they were produced with Chinese material already subject to retaliatory penalties. — Channel NewsAsia Vietnam to remove tariffs on autoparts from January The Vietnamese government plans […]

Cambodia Morning News For December 5

Cambodia Morning News For December 5

Global Lawmakers Urge Cambodia to Free Opposition Chief Kem Sokha More than 150 members of parliament from around the world sent an open letter to Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen Monday, calling on his government to immediately and unconditionally release jailed opposition leader Kem Sokha and take steps to ensure free and fair elections next […]

Indonesia Morning News For December 5

Indonesia Morning News For December 5

Garuda Indonesia cancels flight due to lack of available pilots National flag carrier Garuda Indonesia canceled a flight from Singapore Changi Airport to Soekarno-Hatta International Airport on Sunday due to a lack of available pilots. The plane was scheduled to depart at 10 p.m. Singapore time. — The Jakarta Post Banks need to distribute new […]

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