Indonesia Morning News For January 22

Indonesia Morning News For January 22

Widodo puts more starch in his ranks What was billed as a Cabinet reshuffle turned out to be little more than a riffle, but in replacing his chief of staff with a retired military commander Indonesian President Joko Widodo is clearly inserting some starch into the ranks ahead of legislative and presidential elections in 2019. […]

Cambodia Morning News For January 19

Cambodia Morning News For January 19

Hun Sen seeks to clarify remarks, pledging that election will take place ‘no matter what’ Prime Minister Hun Sen hit back yesterday at suggestions that he would consider postponing this year’s elections, saying they will go on as scheduled “no matter what happens” – an apparent effort to clarify his remarks in a speech the […]

Vietnam Morning News For January 19

Vietnam Morning News For January 19

PTT and Shell chase 49% of PV Oil, Vietnam’s No. 2 distributor PetroVietnam Oil, the distribution arm of Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group, is to debut 20% of its outstanding shares on the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange on Jan. 25, with Anglo-Dutch concern Shell and Thailand’s PTT among potential buyers. — Nikkei […]

Malaysia Morning News For January 19

Malaysia Morning News For January 19

Malaysia vows necessary actions to safeguard palm oil sector Malaysia will take necessary actions to secure the future of palm oil sector, the plantation industries and commodities minister said Thursday after the European Union’s parliament voted to exclude palm oil in its bio-fuel mix. — Nikkei Asian Review Malaysia state investor Khazanah raises $320.8m in […]

Indonesia Morning News For January 19

Indonesia Morning News For January 19

UPDATE 1-Indonesia c.bank holds rates, to accelerate reserve rules Indonesia’s central bank on Thursday kept its key interest rate unchanged, as expected, but pledged to accelerate planned changes of rules on reserve requirements, to give banks more liquidity and encourage them to invest money. — Reuters Subsidiary of PGN Distributes Electricity Supply of 5 MW […]

Cambodia Morning News For January 18

Cambodia Morning News For January 18

Cambodian exile says postpone election to avoid violence Exiled Cambodian opposition figure Sam Rainsy on Wednesday raised the prospect of violence if this year’s general election is not postponed, prompting a government accusation of a threat to the state. — Reuters/Business Insider PM Hun Sen: Garment Worker Needs to Bring ID of NSSF to Access […]

Malaysia Morning News For January 18

Malaysia Morning News For January 18

Malaysian infra firms to maintain stronger credit profiles, says S&P S&P Global Ratings expects infrastructure majors in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines to be on stronger footing versus their peers in India and Indonesia. — The Star Online Govt. rep: Malaysia prepares for fourth IR, plans to move into high tech industries As Malaysia […]

Indonesia Morning News For January 18

Indonesia Morning News For January 18

Indonesia to regulate taxes for global firms’ subsidiaries The Directorate General of Taxation has issued a regulation on taxes for subsidiaries of global companies, an official has said. — The Jakarta Post Sales of Pajero Sport Reach 120,000 Units One of the mainstay variants of PT Mitsubishi Motors Krama Yudha Sales Indonesia (PT MMKSI) in […]

Vietnam Morning News For January 18

Vietnam Morning News For January 18

Gov’t moves closer to SOE capital committee Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc signed a decision to form a working group to boost the formation of a special committee responsible for managing State capital at enterprises. — Bizhub Plastics growth garners strong interest Vietnam’s plastics and packaging industry is luring in a new wave of foreign […]

Indonesia Morning News For January 17

Indonesia Morning News For January 17

Government Issues Permit to Import 500,000 tons of Rice The Trade Ministry has officially issued the permit to import 500,000 tons of rice which will be effective until February 28. — Tempo 2018, Investment in Chemical, Textile and Miscellaneous Industry Expected to Reach IDR117 Tln The Ministry of Industry targets the investment value in the […]

Cambodia Morning News For January 17

Cambodia Morning News For January 17

Cambodia government to reduce foreign debt The Cambodian government plans to reduce its foreign debt and raise capital through the issuance of bonds, a representative of the Ministry of Economy and Finance has unveiled. — Bangkok Post Over 420,000 Vehicles Registered in 2017 In 2017, Ministry of Public Works and Transport had registered 423,652 vehicles, […]

Malaysia Morning News For January 17

Malaysia Morning News For January 17

Telekom inks MoU with TNB to deliver Nationwide Fiberisation Plan Telekom Malaysia Bhd and Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) have teamed up to develop a plan to expand the availability of high speed internet access in the country and bring down the cost of the service. — The Star Online Malaysia advances in STEM industries, prepared […]