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 […]

Indonesia Morning News For November 16

Indonesia Morning News For November 16

Ministry Amends 13 Coal Contracts; 18 More before Next Year The Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry has amended 13 coal business contracts (PKP2B), and plan to amend 18 more before the end of 2017. — Tempo IMF Projects Indonesia`s Economy to Grow 5.3 Percent in 2018 The International Monetary Fund (IMF) projects Indonesia`s economy in […]

Vietnam Morning News For November 16

Vietnam Morning News For November 16

Vietnam launches government website for startups Up to one billion U.S. dollars in venture capital awaits Vietnamese startups, Minister for Science and Technology Chu Ngoc Anh said on Tuesday at the launch of a government website for startups. — Tuoi Tre Vietnam inks gas purchase deals to boost supplies post-2023 Vietnam could receive a significant […]

Cambodia Morning News For November 15

Cambodia Morning News For November 15

Russia promises to send team to observe Cambodia’s elections next year Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev reportedly told Prime Minister Hun Sen during their meeting on the sidelines of the Asean summit in Manila on Sunday that Russian would provide support for Cambodia’s national elections and would send a team of observers to monitor the […]

Indonesia Morning News For November 15

Indonesia Morning News For November 15

Indonesia’s Central Bank to Hold Interest Rate at 4.25 Percent: Reuters Poll Indonesia’s central bank is widely expected to keep its key interest rate unchanged on Thursday (16/11) despite sluggish economic growth, as it prioritizes stability before an anticipated hike in US rates. — JakartaGlobe Gov’t Amends Contracts With 13 Coal Miners Indonesia has amended […]

Vietnam Morning News For November 15

Vietnam Morning News For November 15

Vietcombank to fully cut its cross ownership The fourth-largest bank in Vietnam by assets expects to reap VND1 trillion ($44 million) from selling all of its 6.97 per cent in Military Bank and 8.2 per cent in Eximbank in early 2018, according the Mr. Thanh. — VietnamNet Bridge VIMO.vn E-Wallet makes shopping easier for Chinese […]

Cambodia Morning News For November 14

Cambodia Morning News For November 14

PM Hun Sen Requests U.S President to Turn Cambodia’s Debt Into Development Aid (Video inside) Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen requested U.S President Donald Trump to consider turning the debt that Cambodia owes to the U.S during the 1970s war as a development aid. — Fresh News (video) Cambodia Establishes ‘Standby Working Groups’ to Prevent […]

Indonesia Morning News For November 14

Indonesia Morning News For November 14

Indonesia to boost share in fast-growing coffee market in China Indonesian coffee businesspeople are now eyeing to increase its shares in the fast-growing coffee markets in China by exposing them to Indonesian coffees during a discussion with the Southern China-Indonesia Business Association (SCIBA) and Specialty Coffee Association of Indonesia (SCAI) in Guangzhou, China, recently. — […]