Indonesia Morning News Roundup For February 28

Indonesia Morning News Roundup For February 28

Welcome to the Indonesia morning news roundup by AEC News Today, your one stop for Indonesia news on matters of governance and policies affecting Asean business communities.   Showdown in Indonesia Brings World’s Biggest Gold Mine to Standstill The American mining company Freeport-McMoRan has brought the world’s biggest gold mine, in the Indonesian province of […]

Myanmar Morning News Roundup For February 27

Myanmar Morning News Roundup For February 27

Welcome to the Myanmar morning news roundup by AEC News Today, your one stop for Myanmar news on matters of governance and policies affecting Asean business communities.   Ethnic Militias Decide Not to Sign Myanmar Government’s Cease-fire Agreement A group of ethnic militias decided on Friday not to sign the Myanmar government’s nationwide peace pact […]

Indonesia Morning News Roundup For February 27

Indonesia Morning News Roundup For February 27

Welcome to the Indonesia morning news roundup by AEC News Today, your one stop for Indonesia news on matters of governance and policies affecting Asean business communities.   Bank Indonesia Cuts Economic Growth Forecast for Quarter 1-2017 The central bank of Indonesia cut its outlook for Indonesia’s economic growth in the first quarter of 2017. […]

Indonesia Morning News Roundup For February 24

Indonesia Morning News Roundup For February 24

Welcome to the Indonesia morning news roundup by AEC News Today, your one stop for Indonesia news on matters of governance and policies affecting Asean business communities.   Indonesia to reduce plastic wastes by 70 percent The Indonesian government is committed to reducing plastic wastes by 70 percent by the end of 2025, initiated with […]

Myanmar Morning News Roundup For February 24

Myanmar Morning News Roundup For February 24

Welcome to the Myanmar morning news roundup by AEC News Today, your one stop for Myanmar news on matters of governance and policies affecting Asean business communities.   Activists Urge Unilever to Press Myanmar, Help Rohingya Activists are urging Unilever, a major investor in Myanmar, to speak out against the country’s treatment of its Rohingya […]

Myanmar Morning News Roundup For February 23

Myanmar Morning News Roundup For February 23

Welcome to the Myanmar morning news roundup by AEC News Today, your one stop for Myanmar news on matters of governance and policies affecting Asean business communities.   Foreign trade volume at US$23.5billion Foreign trade volume is over US$23.5billion, US$61million more compared to the same period of last year, according to the Ministry of Commerce. […]

Indonesia Morning News Roundup For February 23

Indonesia Morning News Roundup For February 23

Welcome to the Indonesia morning news roundup by AEC News Today, your one stop for Indonesia news on matters of governance and policies affecting Asean business communities.   Tribunal: Honda & Yamaha Form Price-Fixing Cartel in Indonesia Indonesia’s Business Competition Supervisory Commission (KPPU), the country’s anti-monopoly agency, penalized Yamaha Indonesia Motor Manufacturing (YIMM) and Astra […]

Indonesia Morning News Roundup For February 22

Indonesia Morning News Roundup For February 22

Welcome to the Indonesia morning news roundup by AEC News Today, your one stop for Indonesia news on matters of governance and policies affecting Asean business communities.     Jokowi criticizes Trade Ministry for lack of innovation President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo criticized the Trade Ministry for not being more ambitious and coming up with new […]

Myanmar Morning News Roundup For February 22

Myanmar Morning News Roundup For February 22

Welcome to the Myanmar morning news roundup by AEC News Today, your one stop for Myanmar news on matters of governance and policies affecting Asean business communities.     Myanmar Villagers Demand Land Compensation From Copper Mine Operator About 100 residents from the town of Letpadaung protested on Tuesday against the Chinese company that operates […]

Indonesia Morning News Roundup For February 21

Indonesia Morning News Roundup For February 21

Welcome to the Indonesia morning news roundup by AEC News Today, your one stop for Indonesia news on matters of governance and policies affecting Asean business communities.   Indonesian construction firm Hutama Karya plans $412m bond issue State-owned Indonesian construction firm PT Hutama Karya plans a 5.5 trillion rupiah ($412 million) bond issue in April, […]

Myanmar Morning News Roundup for February 21

Myanmar Morning News Roundup for February 21

Welcome to the Myanmar morning news roundup by AEC News Today, your one stop for Myanmar news on matters of governance and policies affecting Asean business communities.   Border Guards Arrest Rohingya Figureheads for Skipping NVC-Related Meeting The Myanmar Border Guard Police (BGP) arrested six Rohingya figureheads in southern Maungdaw for skipping a meeting held […]

AnalyzeThis! Infrastructure: What You Need to Know About Infrastructure Development

A new addition to the International Monetary Fund’s (IMFs) Analyze This! series of information videos focuses on infrastructure spending and its effect on societies. AnalyzeThis! Infrastructure explains how investing in infrastructure such as roads, bridges, railways, and faster broadband internet services can help bolster economic growth and provide economic opportunities for millions of people around the […]