Asean Morning News For September 8

Asean Morning News For September 8

Asean Morning News Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu    @stmarisewudolu   SE Asia logistics firm Ninja Van raising $60 mln for expansion-sources Southeast Asian last-mile logistics provider Ninja Van is raising at least $60 million in its latest fundraising round, two sources said, as the Singapore-based company charts an aggressive expansion in key regional markets. — Reuters […]

Philippines Morning News For September 8

Philippines Morning News For September 8

Ayala Corp. to raise $400 million in fixed-for-life perpetual bond CONGLOMERATE Ayala Corp. is set to float $400 million in fixed-for-life perpetual bond. — Business Mirror August foreign reserves at 3-month-high $81.5 billion GROSS INTERNATIONAL RESERVES (GIR) edged up in August to a three-month high on the back of higher gold valuations and steady inflows […]

Asean Morning News For September 7

Asean Morning News For September 7

Asean Morning News Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu    @stmarisewudolu   Asean free trade still a distant notion Southeast Asia is edging toward a single processing window for cross-border trade, but it all may be a waste of time unless the more advanced nations in the region agree to allow more products over their borders. — Asia […]

Philippines Morning News For September 7

Philippines Morning News For September 7

Free tuition to cost P51B The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) said based on initial estimates, the Free Tuition Law will cost around P51 billion for its first year of implementation. — Malaya China proposes intel sharing, counter-terror training with AFP With terrorism now becoming a global threat, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) […]

Asean Morning News For September 6

Asean Morning News For September 6

Asean Morning News Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu    @stmarisewudolu   Malaysian Universities Storm 2018 Times Higher Education List The Times World University Rankings are out for another year with Malaysian Universities swamping the list, in the process disrupting the previously sedately moving ranking of Asean’s top Universities for 2018. — AEC News Today Historic Summit to […]

Philippines Morning News For September 6

Philippines Morning News For September 6

Tourism revenues rose 67.93 percent to P885 billion in 2014–PSA data Philippine tourism revenues surged to nearly to a trillion pesos in 2014, according to data released by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA). — Business Mirror Peso inches up on inflation data THE PESO closed barely changed for the third straight session yesterday, picking up […]

Asean Morning News For September 5

Asean Morning News For September 5

Asean Morning News Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu    @stmarisewudolu   New Zealand’s trade with ASEAN prosperous: statistics New Zealand’s two-way trade with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) was 15.2 billion NZ dollars (10.9 billion U.S. dollars) in the year ended June 2017, the statistics department Stats NZ said on Monday. — Xinhua With ASEAN […]

Philippines Morning News For September 5

Philippines Morning News For September 5

Bangladesh central bank sends team to Manila to push for heist money recovery Bangladesh’s central bank will send a team of officials to the Philippines on Tuesday to push for the recovery of more of the $81 million stolen from its account at the New York Federal Reserve last year and routed through a bank […]

Asean Morning News For September 4

Asean Morning News For September 4

Asean Morning News Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu    @stmarisewudolu   ASEAN’s manufacturing PMI bounces to growth in August The Nikkei ASEAN Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index, or PMI, rebounded to growth in August, signalling an improvement in operating conditions across the region. — Nikkei Asian Review From Millions to Billions – 50 Years of Trade with ASEAN […]

Philippines Morning News For September 4

Philippines Morning News For September 4

No changes in PSEi; sectors revamped The Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) said there will be no changes in the composition of bellwether Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) after the review covering the trading period July 2016 to June 2017. — Malaya Philippines manufacturing PMI loses momentum in August The Nikkei Philippines Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index, […]

Asean Morning News For September 1

Asean Morning News For September 1

Asean Morning News Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu    @stmarisewudolu   Trademarks share in PH GDP lowest in 5 ASEAN countries The Philippines ranked lowest among five ASEAN countries, including Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, and Indonesia, in trademarks contribution to the economy, an impact study showed. — Manila Bulletin Southeast Asian stocks: Longest winning streak in 5 years […]

Philippines Morning News For September 1

Philippines Morning News For September 1

Peso declines further on US GDP data THE PESO finished the week lower against the dollar yesterday amid a quiet trading session due to upward-revised US economic growth in the second quarter. — BusinessWorld Online Hot money outflows reach USD297 M Volatilities in the financial market as a result of the uncertainties overseas continue to […]