Asean Morning News For August 31

Asean Morning News For August 31

Asean Morning News Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu    @stmarisewudolu   Cyber threats to rise with Internet of Things Business organizations in Southeast Asia will be more exposed to cyber attacks as the Internet of Things (IoT) gains ground in the region, a security solutions provider said. — The Manila Times East Timor’s Accession to ASEAN On […]

Philippines Morning News For August 31

Philippines Morning News For August 31

PH sustains lead manufacturing index, highest in ASEAN The country has sustained its leading position in terms of Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) for the manufacturing sector at 53.9, the highest among ASEAN Member States. — Philippine Information Agency China exploits the Philippines’ soft-pedalling in South China Sea Just days after the Association of Southeast Asian […]

Asean Morning News For August 30

Asean Morning News For August 30

Asean Morning News Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu    @stmarisewudolu   Flexible Packaging Market – ASEAN Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2016 – 2024 This Transparency Market Research report examines the ASEAN flexible packaging market for the forecast period 2016-2024. The primary objective of the report is to identify opportunities in the market and […]

Philippines Morning News For August 30

Philippines Morning News For August 30

PH outsourcing services to hit $500M by 2021 The digital transformation journey of companies in the country will lead to spending on outsourcing totaling $500 million (P25.5 billion) by 2021, data from research firm International Data Corporation (IDC) showed. — The Manila Times Philippines condemned to worst SEA Games finish in 18 years after one-gold […]

Philippines Morning News For August 29

Philippines Morning News For August 29

Philippines says will lift one-month Uber suspension if $3.7m fine paid The Philippine transport regulator said on Friday it would lift a one-month suspension on Uber Technologies Inc if it paid a penalty of 190 million pesos ($3.7 million), a fine nearly 20 times greater than Uber had offered to pay. — Deal Street Asia […]

Philippines Morning News For August 28

Philippines Morning News For August 28

JICA-funded P10-M biodiesel fuel plant in Davao is PHL’s first The city officially opened Friday the country’s first biodiesel fuel plant that can convert used oil to environment-friendly biodiesel fuel. — BusinessWorld Online Paolo off the hook in House probe on ‘shabu’ smuggling Presidential son and Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte found yesterday an […]

Survey Claims to Shatter Vietnam Rural Consumer Market Myths

Survey Claims to Shatter Vietnam Rural Consumer Market Myths

A recent survey by global performance management company Nielsen titled ‘Discover the 4 Truths About the Rural Area‘ claims to shatter four long-held myths about the Vietnam rural consumer market. Rural consumers account for about 68 per cent of Vietnam’s 90 million population and improvements in national prosperity are seeing rural consumer purchasing power increase […]

Philippines Morning News For August 25

Philippines Morning News For August 25

PH real estate market struggles to keep pace with ASEAN neighbors Because of restrictions to foreign ownership, the Philippine property market will continue to struggle in keeping pace with its Southeast Asian neighbors in terms of being lucrative investment havens, a data from real estate services firm JLL showed. — Manila Bulletin PSEi gains .08%, […]

Lao Morning News For August 24

Lao Morning News For August 24

VUFO vows to work for stronger Vietnam-Laos ties The Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO), the Vietnam-Laos Friendship Association and its chapters at all levels will continue trying their utmost to nurture the friendship and special solidarity between the two countries, said a VUFO official. — Vietnam Plus Fund extends support for environmental, social protection […]

Philippines Morning News For August 24

Philippines Morning News For August 24

Philippines’ 50 Richest 2017: Three Tycoons Whose Net Worths Soared The gainers hailed from a wide range of sectors, from finance and media to food & beverage and logistics. But most represented were those whose interests relied heavily in property development and construction. — Forbes PH shares fall for 3rd day as foreign funds exit […]

Philippines Morning News For August 23

Philippines Morning News For August 23

Peso climbs on BSP intervention THE PESO started the week stronger versus the greenback, erasing a near 11-year low logged the previous session, after it tracked regional peers and buoyed by the central bank’s intervention intraday to limit the local currency’s sharp swings. — BusinessWorld Online Housing could see 69% cut in Duterte’s 2018 budget […]

Philippines Morning News For August 22

Philippines Morning News For August 22

Credit Suisse upgrades Philippine GDP 2017 outlook on Q2 results Credit Suisse upgraded its 2017 economic growth forecast for the Philippines on the back of stronger-than-expected gross domestic product (GDP) expansion in the 2nd quarter of the year. — Rappler New radar system to boost PH navy’s ability to detect intrusions The Philippine Navy’s (PN) […]