Myanmar Morning News For April 20

Myanmar Morning News For April 20

Foreign investment booms in Myanmar telecoms Overseas companies spent big on building mobile phone infrastructure in Myanmar over the past year, while they took a break from exploring oil and gas. — Nikkei Asian Review Hong Kong to Help Myanmar Set up a Gold Exchange The operator of Hong Kong’s gold exchange is in talks […]

Singapore Morning News For April 19

Singapore Morning News For April 19

P&G makes US$100m digital innovation move at Singapore centre CONSUMER goods giant Procter & Gamble (P&G) will be pumping in US$100 million over the next five years in its Singapore digital innovation centre launched on Tuesday, in a move to boost digital capabilities and strengthen partnerships with small and medium enterprises (SMEs) here. — The […]

Philippines Morning News For April 19

Philippines Morning News For April 19

$200 M Panda bonds slated for H2 Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III said the government may issue Panda bonds or yuan-denominated securities in the second half of the year. — The Philippine Star Philippine economy to lead Southeast Asia growth, IMF says The Philippine economy will lead Southeast Asia in terms of growth in the […]

Indonesia Morning News For April 19

Indonesia Morning News For April 19

Government to build Rp3 trillion dam in Jayawijaya The Central Government will build a dam to cost Rp3 trillion in the regency of Jayawijaya, Papua to be completed in 2019. — Antara News Jakarta polls open amid high tension Basuki Tjahaja Purnama is hours away from finding out if he will make history by being […]

Myanmar Morning News For April 19

Myanmar Morning News For April 19

Real estate development is 20% of Myanmar citizen investments Real estate development accounted for over 20 per cent of investments by Myanmar citizens, followed by the manufacturing and transport sectors. — Global New Light Of Myanmar Over $830 Million Invested in Myanmar by UOB Clients Over $830 million has been invested in Myanmar via United […]

Singapore Morning News For April 18

Singapore Morning News For April 18

Singapore home sales at four-year high Singapore home sales surged to the highest monthly total for nearly four years in March, a month in which the government rolled back some property curbs in March following a three-year slide in prices. — Bangkok Post Procter & Gamble to invest US$100m in its first digital innovation centre […]

Philippines Morning News For April 18

Philippines Morning News For April 18

Remittances hit $2.17B in February Cash sent home by Filipinos overseas through banks stayed at the $2-billion level for the 13th straight month in February even as year-on-year growth slowed on seasonality. — Inquirer.net Manila Water to submit scaled-up proposals in projects in both Myanmar and Indonesia MANILA Water Co., the water concessionaire for the […]

Indonesia Morning News For April 18

Indonesia Morning News For April 18

Go-Jek reportedly raises another round of funding, aims for Southeast Asia expansion Indonesian ride-hailing startup Go-Jek is in talks with investors to raise a US$1 billion-worth of funding, according to a Wall Street Journal report citing anonymous sources familiar with the process. — e27 State Audit Board reports findings of 5,810 cases to President Jokowi […]

Myanmar Morning News For April 18

Myanmar Morning News For April 18

1,200 crimes, 285 dead, 1,073 injured nationwide during Thingyan Festival Despite security efforts, there were still numerous cases of accidents and crimes during the water festival. an increase from last year’s total. — Global New Light Of Myanmar Foreigners not much interested in Myanmar condominium Foreigners have shown little interest in Myanmar’s condominiums on account […]

Philippines Morning News For April 14

Philippines Morning News For April 14

SBS Philippines okays $4m share buyback, $50m debt deal SBS Philippines Corp, a listed chemical traders and distributor firm diversifying into property and investment business, has launched a $4 million (P200 million) buyback programme and approved a $50 million (P2.5 billion) debt agreement with Security Bank Corp. — Deal Street Asia Bohol villagers evacuated anew […]

Indonesia Morning News For April 14

Indonesia Morning News For April 14

World Bank revises Indonesia’s economic growth estimates down to 5.2 percent The World Bank has revised its estimated rate of Indonesian economic growth down to 5.2 percent in its April edition of the East Asia and Pacific Economic Update report, compared to the 5.3 percent set in the January edition of the Indonesia Economic Quarterly. […]

Singapore Morning News For April 14

Singapore Morning News For April 14

Singapore’s property prices to double by 2030: Morgan Stanley The protracted downtrend in Singapore’s property market is poised to end next year, with home prices set to double by 2030, Morgan Stanley said in a Wednesday note. — CNBC Singapore office rents under pressure Office rents in Singapore’s central business district eased 1.2 per cent […]

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