Asean Morning News For February 20

Asean Morning News For February 20

Asean Morning News Compiled by Sreypov Men    @MenSreypov   Indonesia and Singapore to boost cooperation in investment and vocational education Indonesia and Singapore have agreed to boost cooperation in investment and vocational education, especially in the industrial sector, with Indonesia offering the development of three industrial estates to Singapore. — Channel NewsAsia  UK between a […]

Thailand English-language News for February 19 (video)

In Thailand English-language News for February 19, 2018, Newsline presenter Cholaphansa Narula tells us about: 00:53 | Volunteers have lead a group of aged citizens from the central province of Pathum Thani to the royally-initiated Winter Festival in the Dusit District of Bangkok as part of a programme suggested by King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun to ensure people from […]

Asean Morning News For February 19

Asean Morning News For February 19

Asean Morning News Compiled by Sreypov Men    @MenSreypov   ASEAN labor flows hit a wall with growing migrant crackdown Tighter restrictions on foreign labor in Malaysia and Thailand have pushed out millions of Southeast Asian migrant workers, driving up wages and potentially threatening a growth model reliant on freedom of movement and cheap labor. — […]

Asean Morning News For February 16

Asean Morning News For February 16

Asean Morning News Compiled by Sreypov Men    @MenSreypov   Asean SMEs prioritise investing in tech: Survey Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore and across the region are prioritising tech investments over assets such as factories and machinery, according to a new survey. — The Straits Times ASEAN, UN roles key to resolving Myanmar refugee […]

Thailand English-language News for February 15 (video)

In Thailand English-language News for February 15, 2018, Newsline presenter Cholaphansa Narula tells us about: 00:49 | The royally-initiated Winter Festival in the Dusit District of Bangkok continues to attract large numbers of visitors. The festival is open until March 11 from 10.30am to 9pm (10pm on Fridays and Saturdays) and features exhibitions on important events that took […]

Asean Morning News For February 15

Asean Morning News For February 15

Asean Morning News Compiled by Sreypov Men    @MenSreypov   Southeast Asia a ‘hot spot’ for antibiotic abuse Overuse and misuse of antibiotics in food is rife in Southeast Asia, a Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) official said Jan. 31, warning of serious risks for people and animals as bacterial infections become more resistant to treatment. […]

Thailand English-language News for February 14

In Thailand English-language News for February 14, 2018, Newsline presenter Cholaphansa Narula tells us about: 00:47 | The royally-initiated Winter Festival in the Dusit District of Bangkok continues to attract large numbers of visitors. The festival is open until March 11 from 10.30am to 9pm (10pm on Fridays and Saturdays) and features exhibitions on important events that took […]

Asean Morning News For February 14

Asean Morning News For February 14

Asean Morning News Compiled by Sreypov Men    @MenSreypov   US doubles troops in Cobra Gold exercise to boost presence in SE Asia The U.S. has nearly doubled its presence in this year’s Cobra Gold exercise, one of the largest multinational military drills in Southeast Asia that kicked off on Tuesday in Thailand, showing its “strong […]

Thailand English-language News for February 13 (video)

In Thailand English-language News for February 13, 2018, Newsline presenter Surapan Laotharanarit tells us about: 00:57 | Addressing a gathering of foreign diplomats and dignitaries yesterday, Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha said human rights protection is definitely on the national agenda, with the government committed to reducing human rights violations in the country. General Chan-o-cha said that the […]

Asean Morning News For February 13

Asean Morning News For February 13

Asean Morning News Compiled by Sreypov Men    @MenSreypov   ASEAN’s Role in Japan’s Indo-Pacific Strategy From February 10 to 12, Japan’s Foreign Minister Taro Kono was on a brief Southeast Asian tour to both Brunei and Singapore. — The Diplomat Malaysia’s RHB Bank to acquire remaining 51% of Vietnam Securities Corporation RHB Bank Bhd, Malaysia’s […]

Thailand English-language News for February 12 (video)

In Thailand English-language News for February 12, 2018, Newsline presenter Cholaphansa Narula tells us about: 00:47 | Thais across the country have been visiting the royally-initiated winter festival, Oon Ai Rak Klay Kwam Nao, which got underway on February 8 at the Royal Plaza in Bangkok. Those attending are required to dress in Thai traditional dress. 01:51 | […]

Asean Morning News For February 12

Asean Morning News For February 12

Asean Morning News Compiled by Sreypov Men    @MenSreypov   Export Restriction Boosts Natural Rubber Price Joint effort of Indonesian, Thai and Malaysian governments as members of world rubber exporting countries restricting rubber exports through Agreed Export Tonnage Scheme (AETS) managed to boost the price of the commodity with 5 percent increase on January 2018. — […]

Asean Morning News For February 9

Asean Morning News For February 9

Asean Morning News Compiled by Sreypov Men    @MenSreypov   ASEAN remains ‘prime target’ for cyberattacks Countries in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations remain a prime target for cyberattacks as the region becomes more closely linked through trade, capital flows and technology, making it more prone to complex cyberattacks, including state-sponsored activity from North Korea, […]

Asean Morning News For February 8

Asean Morning News For February 8

Asean Morning News Compiled by Sreypov Men    @MenSreypov   One in Three in Southeast Asia Considers Making the Switch to Electric Cars: Study One in three people in Southeast Asia admit they consider making the switch to electric cars, a study by Frost & Sullivan has revealed. — Jakarta Globe Trump engages Asia, but gives […]

Asean Morning News For February 7

Asean Morning News For February 7

Asean Morning News Compiled by Sreypov Men    @MenSreypov   ASEAN, China to conduct joint military exercise this year Military leaders from the 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and China agreed Tuesday to conduct joint military drills this year, Cambodia’s defense minister told Kyodo News. — Nikkei Asian Review ASEAN countries initiate […]

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