Philippines Morning News For March 7

Philippines Morning News For March 7

Measles Makes a Comeback as Philippine Vaccination Rates Plummet Concerns by Philippine health and science professionals that the disastrous Dengvaxia mass dengue inoculation programme would affect other public health programmes is rapidly coming to fruition, with a measles (locally: tigdas) outbreak the first signs of the blowback. — AEC News Today Too many holidays cuts […]

Measles Makes a Comeback as Philippine Vaccination Rates Plummet

Measles Makes a Comeback as Philippine Vaccination Rates Plummet

Concerns by Philippine health and science professionals that the disastrous Dengvaxia mass dengue inoculation programme would affect other public health programmes is rapidly coming to fruition, with a measles (locally: tigdas) outbreak the first signs of the blowback. For the third time this year the Philippines Department of Health (DOH) has declared a measles outbreak […]

Indonesia Morning News For March 6

Indonesia Morning News For March 6

Gov’t to Finalize Freeport Divestment by End of April Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Ignasius Jonan on Monday (05/03) said the government plans to conclude the divestment process of US mining giant Freeport-McMoRan’s subsidiary, Freeport Indonesia, by the end of April. — Jakarta Globe Unrelated with Politics, Govt Decides Not to Raise Fuel Price and […]

Philippines Morning News For March 6

Philippines Morning News For March 6

P56B at stake on Boracay closure; PTAA seeks options Over P56 billion of tourist spending is at stake during the imminent Boracay Island rehabilitation and restoration, the Department of Tourism (DOT) said. — Malaya Business Insider ranks PH as best market to invest in Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III said the country’s strong and solid […]

Indonesia Morning News For March 5

Indonesia Morning News For March 5

PLN Invests IDR721 Bln for 45,500 kW Diesel Power Plant in Riau Islands State-electricity company, PT PLN (Persero), poured an investment of IDR721 billion to build a diesel power plant (DPP) in Riau Islands. Funds that size are used to build diesel-powered plants with a total capacity of 45,500 kilo Watts (kW). — Netral News […]

Philippines Morning News For March 5

Philippines Morning News For March 5

Boracay’s White Beach the Top Beach in Asean in 2018 (video) The White Beach in Boracay some 315 km (196 mi) south of Manila in the Western Visayas region of the Philippines has been judged by the TripAdvisor community as the 25th Top Beach in the World in 2018, with the added distinction of being […]

US Lied About Latest Sanctions Says Cambodia’s Hun Sen

US Lied About Latest Sanctions Says Cambodia’s Hun Sen

The US Embassy in Phnom Penh has in damage control and refusing to answer questions after Cambodia Prime Minister Hun Sen today, March 3, accused the American ambassador to Cambodia of lying about the latest sanctions and aid cuts to his country. On Tuesday the White House announced it was axing some US$8.3 million in […]

Indonesia Morning News For March 2

Indonesia Morning News For March 2

Indonesia Has Chance to Export Buses to Vietnam Indonesia has the opportunity to export buses to Vietnam after the governments of the two countries have consulted on the enactment of Prime Minister Decree No. 116/2017/ND-CP and Circular No. 04/2018/TT-BGTVT or decisions on the requirements of manufacture, assembly and import of motorized vehicles, motorized vehicle trade, […]

Philippines Morning News For March 2

Philippines Morning News For March 2

Philippines’ $2 billion LNG project draws interest from Tokyo Gas, three others There are at least four potential investors for the Philippine government’s planned liquefied natural gas (LNG) import facility, including Tokyo Gas Co Ltd, a government energy official said on Thursday. — Reuters Landbank offering P1.5B for control of PDS The Land Bank of […]

Indonesia Morning News For March 1

Indonesia Morning News For March 1

Indonesia seizes luxury yacht linked to 1MDB investigation Indonesia on Wednesday seized a luxury yacht on the island of Bali sought by the US Department of Justice (DOJ) as part of a multi-billion dollar corruption investigation linked to Malaysian state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). — The Star Online Gov’t Allows Work on 34 Elevated […]

Philippines Morning News For March 1

Philippines Morning News For March 1

Omidyar donates $1.5-M investment to 14 Rappler managers An American investor, which owned a controversial $1.5-million investment in Rappler, announced on Wednesday that it had donated its interests to 14 Filipino managers of the online news site. — Philippine Daily Inquirer Duterte: No fishing in PH Rise or there will be war PRESIDENT Duterte yesterday […]

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