Lao Morning News For May 26

Lao Morning News For May 26

Laos, Thailand Bilateral Trade to Exceed US$ 10 Billion by 2024 Senior officials of Laos led by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Somdy Douangdy met their counterparts led by Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand, Somkid Jatusripitak on May 24 in Vientiane Capital, where they agreed to increase bilateral trade volume to more than […]

Philippines Morning News For May 26

Philippines Morning News For May 26

FDI seen to reach record $11 B The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) expects foreign direct investments (FDI) to surge this year, eclipsing a record high forecast set by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP). – The Philippine Star Martial law in Mindanao not a threat to economy, says DOF chief The head of […]

Thailand English-language News For May 25, 2017

In Thailand English-language News for May 25, 2017, Newsline presenter Dhra Dhirakaosal tells us about: • 02:28 | Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has addressed a seminar attended by more than 2,000 local administrators and business owners at the Prince of Songhkla University in Southern Thailand on the government’s Thailand 4.0 policy and the opportunities it will bring to the […]

Myanmar Morning News For May 25

Myanmar Morning News For May 25

1.2 million foreign travelers visit Myanmar The number of foreign travelers to Myanmar have arisen by 25 per cent compared to the previous year, a source of Department of Hotel and Tourism said. – Eleven China buys up Myanmar’s entire mango export China is buying up almost all of Myanmar’s mangoes produced this year, said […]

Indonesia Morning News For May 25

Indonesia Morning News For May 25

Pressure Cooker Bombs Allegedly Used in Kampung Melayu Attacks he National Police spokesman Insp. Gen. Setyo Wasisto alleges the suicide bombers in Kampung Melayu, east Jakarta used pressure cooker bombs. The allegations were based on bomb debris found at the scene. – TEMPO.CO Indonesia president approves two-year extension of forest moratorium Indonesian President Joko Widodo […]

Singapore Morning News For May 25

Singapore Morning News For May 25

Singapore Sees Growth Exceeding 2% in 2017 as Exports Climb Singapore’s government gave an upbeat outlook on the economy, saying it will probably expand more than 2 percent this year as exports continue to strengthen. – Bloomberg General Motors expected to downsize Singapore HQ Auto giant General Motors (GM) has reported that it will be […]

Cambodia Morning News For May 25

Cambodia Morning News For May 25

Cambodia’s Commune Elections: A Barometer for 2018 Three things to watch in Cambodia’s commune elections that will impact next year’s parliamentary race. – The Diplomat (paywall) CNRP funding vow a ‘problem’ for us: Banh Defence Minister Tea Banh yesterday said the popular appeal of the Cambodia National Rescue Party’s pledge to substantially boost commune budgets […]

Lao Morning News For May 25

Lao Morning News For May 25

Lao economy forecast to grow 7 percent annually The Lao economy is projected to grow around 7 percent annually between 2017 and 2019, according to the latest edition of the World Bank’s Lao Economic Monitor released in Vientiane on May 24. – VietnamPlus Laos, Thailand agree on master plan THAILAND AND Laos have agreed to […]

Philippines Morning News For May 25

Philippines Morning News For May 25

Market shrugs off Mindanao martial law Investors shrugged off President Duterte’s declaration of martial law as the stock market advanced to its fourth day winning streak yesterday. – The Philippine Star Business group expresses concern over martial law declaration in Mindanao The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) on Wednesday expressed concern over President […]

Thailand English-language News For May 24, 2017

In Thailand English-language News for May 24, 2017, Newsline presenter Cholaphansa Narula tells us about: • Privy Council President, General Prem Tinsulanonda, has represented King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun at a ceremony to honour the late king Bhumibol Adulyadej and the dowager Queen Sirikit, and all past Thai kings. • Representatives of King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun and Princess Maha Chakri […]

Myanmar Morning News For May 24

Myanmar Morning News For May 24

Ye Township Offshore Supply Base construction temporarily suspended Construction on an offshore supply base meant to support the growing oil and natural gas industry in Myanmar (Burma) has been suspended, following protests from residents. The base was being built near Yawthit Village in Mon State’s Ye Township, according to U Thiha Soe, supervisor of the […]

Cambodia Morning News For May 24

Cambodia Morning News For May 24

Cambodia’s construction sector attracts 4 bln USD investment in 4 months, up 43 pct Cambodia’s construction sector attracted investment projects worth 4 billion U.S. dollars in the first four months of 2017, up 43 percent over the same period last year, according to government figures on Tuesday. – Xinhua New Cambodian plant to open in […]

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