Indonesia Morning News For November 22

Indonesia Morning News For November 22

Pertamina to add 14 regencies to single fuel price program State-owned oil and gas company Pertamina will include 14 more regencies in Maluku, North Maluku, West Papua and Papua on the single fuel price program to help people in remote areas purchase fuel at the same standardized price. — The Jakarta Post Gov’t Mulls Not […]

Vietnam Morning News For November 22

Vietnam Morning News For November 22

Investment-paradise Vietnam catches eye of Silicon Valley venture capital firm The fund’s regional head asserted Vietnam shall be the next target as a follow-up business tactic of wading deeper into Asia, according to an exclusive interview conducted by newswire Deal Street Asia. — VietnamNet Bridge ​Vietnam approves bill letting banks be declared bankrupt Vietnam’s national […]

Cambodia Morning News For November 21

Cambodia Morning News For November 21

Cambodia’s opposition gives up posts after ban Elected officials of Cambodia’s banned opposition party have begun handing over their duties after a court ordered the party dissolved, the government said on Monday. — Reuters Opposition Members Quit Cambodia’s Electoral Body in Protest of Party’s Dissolution Three opposition members of Cambodia’s National Election Committee (NEC) resigned […]

Indonesia Morning News For November 21

Indonesia Morning News For November 21

Indonesia asks US to cancel countervailing duty on biodiesel Indonesia has called on the United States to cancel its final decision on the enforcement of a countervailing duty on Indonesian biodiesel products, by imposing tariffs of between 34.45 to 64.73 percent. — The Jakarta Post Policy confusion hobbles Indonesian mining The long-running dispute between the […]

Vietnam Morning News For November 21

Vietnam Morning News For November 21

VN mining investors seek long-term returns Although fluctuations in international demand and pricing have put pressure on returns from Viet Nam’s mining industry, the sector remains a magnet for foreign direct investment (FDI), a sign of confidence in its long-term prospects. — Bizhub Vietcombank divests from two firms The Bank for Foreign Trade of Việt […]

Cambodia Morning News For November 20

Cambodia Morning News For November 20

Defiant Hun Sen tells U.S. to cut all aid to Cambodia Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen challenged the United States on Sunday to cut all aid after it announced it was ending funding for a general election next year in response to the dissolution of the main opposition party, media reported. — Reuters/Nasdaq Will US, […]

Indonesia Morning News For November 20

Indonesia Morning News For November 20

State asset management firm injects Rp 1.94t into eight SOEs State-owned asset management firm PT Perusahaan Pengelola Aset (PPA) has injected some Rp 1.94 trillion (US$143.48 million) into eight state-owned companies (SOEs) up until September, to assist the companies’ restructuring programs. — The Jakarta Post OJK Proposes Tax Relaxation for Infrastructure Products The Financial Services […]

Vietnam Morning News For November 20

Vietnam Morning News For November 20

Startups still looking for capital from venture funds Vietnam is striving to become a ‘startup nation’, but the number of venture funds operating in Vietnam remains so modest that all their names are known by startups. — VietnamNet Bridge Property market stays strong Strong economic growth since 2015 has created a thriving domestic property market […]

Cambodia Morning News For November 17

Cambodia Morning News For November 17

Cambodia bids farewell to democracy Cambodia’s Supreme Court today officially dissolved the country’s largest opposition party, the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), a decision that will effectively make the Southeast Asian nation a one-party state. — Asia Times PM Hun Sen: Cambodia is Not a Foreign Puppet Prime Minister Hun Sen has announced that Cambodia […]

Indonesia Morning News For November 17

Indonesia Morning News For November 17

Bank Indonesia Revises 2017 GDP Growth Forecast to 5.1% Bank Indonesia revised its forecast for 2017 economic growth to 5.1 percent on Thursday (16/11), near the lower end of its previous range of 5.0 percent to 5.4 percent. — Jakarta Globe Indonesia anticipates electricity oversupply Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Ignasius Jonan has said that […]

Vietnam Morning News For November 17

Vietnam Morning News For November 17

Vietnam to offload 21.8% of construction major Vinaconex on Dec 8 The State Capital Investment Corporation (SCIC), Vietnam’s sovereign wealth fund, is seeking to sell a 21.79 per cent stake in the country’s construction major Vinaconex on December 8. — DealStreetAsia Government Inspectorate detects Hà Nội housing violations worth $69.4million The Government Inspectorate has detected […]

Cambodia Morning News For November 16

Cambodia Morning News For November 16

Cambodia Deploys Security Forces Ahead of Court Ruling on Opposition Party Cambodia’s government is building up the presence of security forces across the country in anticipation of a public outcry in response to a court decision that could see the main opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) dissolved in the lead up to next year’s […]