Thailand English-language News For July 27

In Thailand English-language News for July 27, 2017, Newsline presenter Sandra Hanutsaha tells us about: 00:41 | Thais from across the country continued to gather at the Dusit Maha Prasat Throne Hall in the Grand Palace to pay their respect to the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. In addition, sandalwood flowers continue to be produced nationwide for the royal cremation […]

Asean Morning News For July 27

Asean Morning News For July 27

Asean Morning News Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu    @stmarisewudolu   Asean to benefit from Belt and Road initiative — UOB Asean is expected to benefit from the pick-up in activities along China’s Belt and Road (B&R) corridor, due to geographic proximity, historical relations with China, access to resources and emerging market status. — Borneo Post SCG finalises Bt188 bn Vietnam […]

Thailand English-language News For July 26

In Thailand English-language News for July 26, 2017, Newsline presenter Cholaphansa Narula tells us about: 01:07 | People from across the country have been invited to participate in religious rites at Buddhist temples nationwide on Thursday, July 27 to honour the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the queen dowager Sirikit, King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun, and the royal family. In […]

Asean Morning News For July 26

Asean Morning News For July 26

Asean Morning News Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu    @stmarisewudolu   Asean firms win bid to supply rice to Philippines Six companies from Southeast Asia will likely supply the 250,000 metric tons (MT) of rice as part of the planned government to private sector (G2P) importation scheme to boost the country’s dwindling buffer stock. — The Philippine Star […]

Thailand English-language News For July 25

In Thailand English-language News for July 25, 2017, Newsline presenter Dhra Dhirakosal tells us about: 01:08 | The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) and the government have proposed that free food and drinks for those mourning the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej be distributed to volunteers at a site outside Sanam Luang before being transported to the […]

Asean Morning News For July 25

Asean Morning News For July 25

Asean Morning News Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu    @stmarisewudolu   Southeast Asia’s Grab to Get $2.5b Extra Firepower in Battle With Uber Southeast Asian ride-hailing service Grab expects to raise $2.5 billion in a record round of fundraising to cement its lead over Uber Technolgies in the region and grow its payments platform. — Jakarta Globe RCEP […]

Asean Morning News For July 24

Asean Morning News For July 24

Asean Morning News Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu    @stmarisewudolu   Government must lead the Asean Code of Conduct A year after receiving a favorable ruling from the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague, it is incumbent upon the Philippine government to take advantage of the decision and take the lead in resuming talks that would pave […]

Thailand English-language News For July 21

In Thailand English-language News for July 21, 2017, Newsline presenter Sandra Hanutsaha tells us about: 0:41 | Deputy Permanent Secretary for Digital Economy and Society, Group Captain Somsak Khaosuwan, has met with relevant government agencies to discuss the reinforcement of mobile phone signals during the royal cremation ceremony from October 25-29. In response the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications […]

Asean Morning News For July 21

Asean Morning News For July 21

Asean Morning News Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu    @stmarisewudolu   500 Startups emerges as most active tech investor in SEA With around 90 portfolio companies in Southeast Asia, Silicon Valley-based venture capital fund 500 Startups has emerged as the top tech investor in the region by a substantial margin, according to data provided by CB Insights. — […]

Thailand English-language News For July 20

In Thailand English-language News for July 20, 2017, Newsline presenter Cholaphansa Narula tells us about: 0:37 | A committee responsible for an exhibition on the life and work of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej has announced that the exhibition and the Royal Crematorium will be open to the public from November 1-30, 2017 to provide everyone with an […]

Asean Morning News For July 20

Asean Morning News For July 20

Asean Morning News Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu    @stmarisewudolu   ADB invests in Thai IPP planning renewables expansion The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is supporting the plans of Thai firm B. Grimm Power Public Company (SET:BGRIM) to diversify its energy mix and invest more in renewables with loans and an equity investment. — Renewables Now (subscription) ASEAN […]

Asean Morning News For July 19

Asean Morning News For July 19

Asean Morning News Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu    @stmarisewudolu   RCEP: Test to ASEAN in the Asia Pacific Southeast Asia is undoubtedly one of world’s important economic growth engines. Statistics of the World Trade Organization show that the percentage of global merchandise exports from the region increased almost 16=fold between 1980 and 2016 from US$72 billion to […]

Yuck! Vietnam Prawns Pumped Full of Gluggy, Snot-like Gel

Yuck! Vietnam Prawns Pumped Full of Gluggy, Snot-like Gel

Vietnam prawns earned the country US$1.56 billion in exports in the first half of this year, a 15.7 per cent year-on-year (YoY) increase over the same period last year, with Japan replacing the USA as the country’s largest export destination. However, before tossing some Vietnam prawns on the barbie, into your Phla kung (spicy Thai […]

Thailand English-language News For July 18

In Thailand English-language News for July 18, 2017, Newsline presenter Dhra Dhirakaosal tells us about: 0:38 | Thais from across the country continue to gather at the Grand Palace to pay their respects to the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. 1:24 | The Ministry of Interior (MoI) has urged all sectors to gear up for the royal cremation ceremony of […]

Asean Morning News For July 18

Asean Morning News For July 18

Asean Morning News Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu    @stmarisewudolu   Exports boost for economy Asean economies’ growth has so far been driven by exports recovery, with domestic demand factors including private consumption still patchy. — The Star Online Asean’s capital idea is far from paying off The bloc’s Capital Markets Forum was intended to increase cross-border issuance […]

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