Cambodia Morning News For November 6

Cambodia Morning News For November 6

It’s time for Cambodia to choose high-quality investment projects As the economic development rate in Cambodia keeps steady at 7 percent, the physical manifestations of this growth are seen through the development of many mixed-use high-rise buildings, highlighting the architectural collaborations between local residents and foreign influences. — The Phnom Penh Post Three-day Water Festival […]

Indonesia Morning News For November 6

Indonesia Morning News For November 6

Jakarta urged to strengthen palm oil competitiveness THE Indonesian Palm Oil Producers Association (GAPKI) has urged the government to help increase the competitiveness of palm oil products, as palm oil remains the country’s most important export commodity, the GAPKI chairman said yesterday an industry conference. — The Nation Indonesia to build Southeast Asia’s largest observatory […]

Vietnam Morning News For November 6

Vietnam Morning News For November 6

Why foreigners aren’t buying houses in Vietnam There’s a wealth of expats and overseas Vietnamese interested in the real estate market, but red tape is putting them off. — VnExpress VN banking assets rise to more than $407 billion TOTAL ASSETS of Vietnam’s banking system reached more than 9.25 quadrillion dongs (US$407.5 billion) by the […]

Indonesia Morning News For November 3

Indonesia Morning News For November 3

US Ambassador Criticizes Investment Regulations in Indonesia US Ambassador to Indonesia Joseph R. Donovan on Thursday, November 2, criticized a number of regulations that are against foreign investors. — Tempo DPR Calls on Govt to Finalize Personal Data Protection Law The House of Representatives (DPR) called on the government to finalize the personal data protection […]

Vietnam Morning News For November 3

Vietnam Morning News For November 3

Vietnam seeks to export pork to RoK Vu Trong Nghia, director of the Bien Dong Trade Developed Investment Corporation, has announced that his company has signed a contract with the Korea Food Company to sell 2,000 tonnes of pork per year. — NNT Vietnam climbs up to 68th in WB’s Doing Business report Vietnam moved […]

Indonesia Morning News For November 2

Indonesia Morning News For November 2

Indonesia continues strong pace of reforms to improve business climate Indonesia continued a strong pace of reforms to improve its investment climate, says the World Bank Group’s latest Doing Business 2018: Reforming to Create Jobs report. — The Financial Jakarta sets 2018 minimum wage at Rp 3.6 million The city administration reached a decision on […]

Vietnam Morning News For November 2

Vietnam Morning News For November 2

Vietnam improves significantly in ease of doing business: World Bank Vietnam jumped 14 places to number 68 among 190 economies in terms of the ease of doing business this year, according to the latest rankings released by the World Bank. — Nhan Dan Online Thailand and Vietnam jump in business-friendliness ranking Asia’s emerging economies, including […]

Cambodia Morning News For November 2

Cambodia Morning News For November 2

World Bank puts Kingdom lower in Doing Business report For the second year in a row, Cambodia has slipped further down the World Bank’s annual Doing Business report. — The Phnom Penh Post Garment sector torn over wage hike Both the hike in the garment industry minimum wage and the recent political deterioration, perceived as […]

Cambodia Morning News For November 1

Cambodia Morning News For November 1

Cambodia expecting influx of Chinese investment Cambodia should expect a massive influx of Chinese investment and development assistance given its geopolitical importance to Beijing and its favoured status under China’s “One Belt, One Road” initiative, policymakers claimed yesterday. — The Phnom Penh Post Cambodia plans to close all unofficial border crossings Interior Minister Sar Kheng […]

Indonesia Morning News For November 1

Indonesia Morning News For November 1

Indonesia introduces monitoring system for futures market The Trade Ministry’s Futures Exchange Supervisory Board (Bappebti) introduced a new system to monitor the futures commodity market to fight rampant illegal trading. — The Jakarta Post Indonesia sees 13.7 percent rise in Q3’s investment Jakarta (VNA) – Indonesia’s investment activities are becoming more eventful as total investment […]

Vietnam Morning News For November 1

Vietnam Morning News For November 1

National Private Economic Development Research Board debuts The National Private Economic Development Research Board made its debut in Hanoi on October 30. — VietnamPlus Vietnam spends $9.4bn on debts this year VND79.9 trillion ($3.5 billion) was paid in interest and a further VND133.9 trillion ($5.9 billion) on principal, a General Statistics Office (GSO) report showed. […]

Cambodia Morning News For October 31

Cambodia Morning News For October 31

Cambodia clampdown threatens Chinese interests Hu Xijin, editor-in-chief of the Global Times, claimed in an interview last year that the Chinese state-owned tabloid often says what party officials secretly think. “They can’t speak willfully, but I can,” he told Quartz. — Asia Times Cambodia’s illiberal democracy swinging towards autocracy Since 2016, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun […]