Philippines morning news for January 16

Philippines morning news for January 16

The new Boracay: not how you remember it The world’s most popular Asean beach of 2018 is again open for business after having undergone a six-month-long overhaul under armed military guard. — AEC News Today (video) NG allots P4.71 trillion for TRIP infrastructure program in next three years The national government intends to spend some […]

The new Boracay: not how you remember it (video)

The world’s most popular Asean beach of 2018 is again open for business after having undergone a six-month-long overhaul under armed military guard. While the same crystal-clear waters as before lap onto the island’s renowned white-sand beaches, visitors can now swim without fear of ingesting e.coli (poo germs) – the reason why President Rodrigo Duterte […]

Cambodia morning news for January 15

Cambodia morning news for January 15

Cambodian PM: opposition ‘dead’ if EU withdraws preferences Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday threatened to retaliate against the opposition if the European Union withdraws duty-free trading access over human rights concerns. — Bangkok Post EU set to impose tariffs on Cambodia, Myanmar rice imports The European Union is likely this week to impose […]

Indonesia morning news for January 15

Indonesia morning news for January 15

Indonesia cracks down on e-commerce to raise tax collection Indonesia is bringing in new rules requiring e-commerce sellers to share data with authorities, while also stressing that they must pay taxes, the finance ministry said on Monday (Jan 14). — Channel NewsAsia Indonesia finds Lion Air jet cockpit voice recorder The cockpit voice recorder from […]

Philippines morning news for January 15

Philippines morning news for January 15

World Bank doubles Philippines’ natural disaster risk insurance to $390 million The World Bank nearly doubled the Philippines’ natural disaster risk insurance in 2017 with a new $390 million in coverage that became effective Dec. 19, 2018 to help the country better respond to losses from climate change and disasters. — Manilastandard.net 6 deals with […]

Cambodia morning news for January 14

Cambodia morning news for January 14

Cambodia PM says EU holding country ‘hostage’ with tariff threats In October, the European Union threatened to withdraw the duty-free Everything But Arms scheme (EBA), which benefits exports from Cambodia’s garment and footwear sector. — The Cambodia Daily Base instinct: how Chinese visit to Cambodia reignited rumour of navy port plan Fresh from celebrating four […]

Indonesia morning news for January 14

Indonesia morning news for January 14

Ministry Sets Aside Rp15 billion for Recovery of Tourism The Ministry of Tourism has prepared a budget of Rp15 billion for the recovery of tourism in Banten and Lampung. The two province were hit by a deadly tsunami in the Sunda Strait on December 22, 2018. — Tempo.co Indonesia Ranks 9th as Safest Country for […]

Philippines morning news for January 14

Philippines morning news for January 14

Collection in 9 months under TRAIN 94.7% of target: DOF REVENUE collections for the first three quarters of 2018—with the implementation of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion law—were slightly below target, but the finance secretary said that point is eclipsed by the fact that the TRAIN law put more money in the pockets […]

Cambodia morning news for January 11

Cambodia morning news for January 11

Mass sackings send chill through Cambodian garment factories The termination of about 1,200 staff from garment factories in Cambodia supplying brands including H&M and Marks & Spencer after a mass strike has sent a ripple of fear through the industry, experts said, warning of fresh unrest. — Reuters Cambodia mobile base grows 4% in year […]

Indonesia morning news for January 11

Indonesia morning news for January 11

Consumer Price Index: Indonesia’s 2018 Inflation Slightly Below Our Forecast For the 4th year in a row Indonesian inflation was under control. — Indonesia Investments Indonesian P2P lending transactions hit $1.4 billion in 2018 2018 saw a peer-to-peer (P2P) lending sector upswing in Indonesia, the most populous country in Southeast Asia. — KrAsia Indonesia targets […]

Philippines morning news for January 11

Philippines morning news for January 11

Philippines’ October net FDI lowest in 15 months Foreign direct investment (FDI) in the Philippines dipped to its lowest in 15 months in October, but inflows in the first 10 months of 2018 were 1.8 percent higher compared to the year-earlier period, the central bank said on Thursday. — Today Online Trade deficit widened 61% […]

Cambodia morning news for January 10

Cambodia morning news for January 10

Trump’s Cambodian ambassador appointment blocked The US Senate returned the nomination of Patrick Murphy as Ambassador to Cambodia back to US President Donald Trump on Thursday, as the American government shutdown entered its third week. — The Nation (very annoying popups) Brands concerned Cambodia to lose EU trade benefits Apparel Insider understands that Cambodia is […]

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