Indonesia morning news for January 10

Indonesia morning news for January 10

Indonesia’s retail sales edge up in November on rising demand of clothes Retail sales in Indonesia, where consumption accounts for the largest to the GDP growth, drifted higher in November year-over-year amid rising demand of clothes, fuels for automotive and recreation and cultural-linked products, a survey carried out by the central bank showed here on […]

Philippines morning news for January 10

Philippines morning news for January 10

2018 infra spending seen hitting 6.2% of GDP — DBM The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) expects infrastructure spending managed to maintain its robust growth pace last year in line with the Duterte administration’s plan to bring its spending ratio to seven percent by 2022. — Manila Bulletin World Bank cuts 2019 growth forecast […]

Cambodia morning news for January 9

Cambodia morning news for January 9

Cambodia’s Economic Growth Would Be at 7 Percent This Year The National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) has forecast that the country would achieve an economic growth of about 7 percent in 2019. — Agence Kampuchea Press National bank to embrace Industry 4.0 The National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) will continue to promote the development of […]

Indonesia morning news for January 9

Indonesia morning news for January 9

Bank Indonesia Reports Improvement in Consumer Confidence Index The latest Bank Indonesia consumer survey revealed that the Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) improved in November of 2018, scoring from 122.7 to 127.0. — Tempo.co Indonesia sells 8.655 trln rupiah of Islamic bonds Indonesia’s finance ministry sold 8.655 trillion rupiah ($611.88 million) of Islamic bonds at an […]

Philippines morning news for January 9

Philippines morning news for January 9

Investors swamp Philippine’s $1.5-B global bond sale The Philippines raised $1.5 billion in new money from the sale of 10-year dollar-denominated global bonds, marking the country’s successful return to the international debt market this year, the Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) reported yesterday. — The Philippine Star End-december 2018 GIR level rises to USD78.46-B Preliminary […]

Cambodia morning news for January 8

Cambodia morning news for January 8

Forty Years On, Khmer Rouge Fall Still Dominates Cambodian Politics Despite the majority of people in the area being former Khmer Rouge, there are some newcomers who came to do business in Anlong Veng, including restaurants, grocery stores, and entertainment venues. — VOA Cambodia Hun Sen touts economic and social achievements Prime Minister Hun Sen […]

Indonesia morning news for January 8

Indonesia morning news for January 8

Bank Indonesia’s foreign exchange reserves increase to $120.7 billion in December Indonesia’s central bank’s foreign currency reserves increased to $120.7 billion in December, it said in a statement on Tuesday. — Today Online Indonesia’s conservative Islam regains clout ahead of elections Religious intolerance is on the rise in Indonesia as conservative Muslims regain political clout […]

Philippines morning news for January 8

Philippines morning news for January 8

PHL dollar reserves rise to $78.46 billion in December THE country’s dollar holdings continued to expand in December after registering declines in previous months, as the peso strengthened against the greenback toward the end of 2018. — Business Mirror Government task force endorses P25-billion medium-term Boracay action plan The Boracay Inter-Agency Task Force adopted the […]

Cambodia morning news for January 7

Cambodia morning news for January 7

History by numbers: Hun Sen’s lesson in leadership lost on Cambodia’s youth Grand celebrations will take place in Phnom Penh on Monday as Cambodia marks the 40th anniversary of the day the genocidal Khmer Rouge was overthrown by forces backed by Vietnam. — South China Morning Post Memorial site on Vietnamese support during Cambodian genocide […]

Indonesia morning news for January 7

Indonesia morning news for January 7

Indonesia: Magnitude 7.0 quake hits Moluccas islands An earthquake with a magnitude 7.0 struck 173km northwest of the city of Ternate, North Maluku, in the Moluccas group of islands in Indonesia late on Sunday (Monday local time), according to the US Geological Survey website. — Al Jazeera In Indonesia, cleaning up the Citarum, ‘the world’s […]

Philippines morning news for January 7

Philippines morning news for January 7

PH inflation averages 5.2 pct in 2018, highest since 2008 The country’s inflation cooled to a 7-month low last month, going below most analyst estimates, but as Bruce Rodriguez reports government still has work to do before inflation could be fully tamed. — ABS-CBN News (video) GOCC dividends rise 32% in 2018 to over P40B […]

Cambodia morning news for January 4

Cambodia morning news for January 4

National Bank projects 7 pct economic growth in 2019 In 2019 the Kingdom’s economy will grow at a rate of 7 percent, according to the nation’s Central Bank, who noted in its latest report that such growth may be weakened by a number of internal and external factors, including the potential cancellation of the Everything-but-arms […]

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