Asean Morning News For April 11

Asean Morning News For April 11

Asean Morning News Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu    @stmarisewudolu   Inequality, Migration, & Industry 4.0 Challenge GMS Prosperity The Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) countries have made stunning progress over the past quarter century. Once plagued by poverty, they are now economic success stories. — AEC News Today Foreign selling of Asia equities persists as trade tensions […]

Thailand English-language News for April 10 (HD video)

In Thailand English-language News for April 10, 2018, Newsline presenter Surapan Laotharanarit tells us about: 00:47 | Delivering a keynote speech at Chulalongkorn University yesterday, Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday called on students and teachers to play a key role in moving the country forward in accordance with the Thailand 4.0 agenda and the 20-year […]

Asean Morning News For April 10

Asean Morning News For April 10

Asean Morning News Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu    @stmarisewudolu   Vietnam co-work startup enters Cambodia and Laos Toong, the leading Vietnamese startup in co-working spaces, will expand into Laos and Cambodia this year by partnering with property developers and service suppliers in the region. — Nikkei Asian Review (metered wall) Groups press ICE for records on […]

Thailand English-language News for April 9 (video)

In Thailand English-language News for April 9, 2018, Newsline presenter Surapan Laotharanarit tells us about: 00:45 | Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha and his wife, Naraporn Chan-o-cha, yesterday led an entourage to visit the final day of the ‘Grand Songkran celebration: the Legend of Thailand’ at the Royal Plaza in Sanam Suea Pa. Highlights of the […]

Asean Morning News For April 9

Asean Morning News For April 9

Asean Morning News Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu    @stmarisewudolu   China’s Belt and Road Money Floods Environmental Concerns Over Mekong Dam Construction The prime ministers of the four countries in the downstream Mekong River basin agreed this week to boost collaboration for sustainable development, but turned noticeably quiet about the environmental impact from hydropower dam projects […]

Thailand English-language News for April 6 (video)

In Thailand English-language News for April 6, 2018, Newsline presenter Surapan Laotharanarit tells us about: 01:10 | The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) has confirmed that political rules have been relaxed, but warned parties not to cause any political chaos. Deputy prime minister, General Prawit Wongsuwan, said that the government has not been trying to control […]

Asean Morning News For April 6

Asean Morning News For April 6

Asean Morning News Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu    @stmarisewudolu   Facebook Users in Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam Hardest Hit (video) In its latest mea culpa, social media giant Facebook has admitted that the number of its users whose data was improperly shared with British political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica was in fact 74 per cent higher than […]

Facebook Users in Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam Hardest Hit (video)

Facebook Users in Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam Hardest Hit (video)

Mark Zuckerberg spent 45 minutes answering media questions after new figures show up to 87 million people may have been affected by the Cambridge Analytica data breach, more than 2.7 million of who live in Asean Video by Bloomberg In its latest mea culpa, social media giant Facebook has admitted that the number of its […]

Thailand English-language News for April 5 (video)

In Thailand English-language News for March 5, 2018, Newsline presenter Cholaphansa Narula tells us about: 0:45 | King Maha Vajiralingkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun has assigned Privy Councillor General Surayud Chulanont to perform royal prayer rites to honour Thailand’s past monarchs, and to bless Queen Sirikit of the Ninth Reign, ahead of this year’s Songkran festival. The ceremony is scheduled to take […]

Asean Morning News For April 5

Asean Morning News For April 5

Asean Morning News Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu    @stmarisewudolu   Does Asean support US military presence in the South China Sea? On March 23, the US Navy destroyer Mustin made a non-innocent passage within 12 nautical miles of China’s artificially built up and occupied Mischief Reef. — The Nation Asean, US affirm plans to bolster economic […]

Thailand English-language News for April 4 (video)

In Thailand English-language News for April 4, 2018, Newsline presenter Cholaphansa Naruala tells us about: 00:42 | Deputy prime minister, General Chatchai Sarikulya, has visited the Command Center to Combat Illegal Fishing (CCCIF) to ensure its preparedness ahead of the arrival of European Union (EU) officials who will be inspecting Thailand’s progress on the elimination of Illegal, unreported […]

Thailand English-language News for April 3 (video)

In Thailand English-language News for April 3, 2018, Newsline presenter Surapan Laotharanarit tells us about: 00:47 | Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn yesterday made merit to mark her 63rd birthday by releasing 590,000 fish into the Chao Phraya River 01:42 | Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha called for those criticising the delay in the general election and restricted political […]

Asean Morning News For April 3

Asean Morning News For April 3

Asean Morning News Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu    @stmarisewudolu   PMB targets up to US$50m initial investment for first int’l fund PMB Investment Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Pelaburan MARA Bhd, has launched its first multi-currency fund, PMB Shariah ASEAN Stars Equity Fund (PMB SASEF), and is targeting an initial investment of US$30 million to US$50 […]

Thailand English-language News for April 2 (video)

In Thailand English-language News for Mach 30, 2018, Newsline presenter Cholaphansa Narula tells us about: 01:08 | Thailand Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday denied that the Thai Niyom Yang Yuen (‘Sustainable Thai Idealism’), is a political campaign, or meant to gain public support for his administration, or the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO). General Chan-o-cha […]

Asean Morning News For April 2

Asean Morning News For April 2

Asean Morning News Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu    @stmarisewudolu   ASEAN Manufacturing PMI indicates stagnation in March The Nikkei ASEAN Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index, or PMI, slipped to 50.1 in March from 50.7 in February, as slower rises in both output and new order volumes, alongside inventory depletion and largely stagnant employment weighed. — Nikkei Asian […]