Asean Morning News For May 23

Asean Morning News For May 23

Asean Morning News Compiled by AEC News Today    @aecnewstoday   IATA: Ground service quality dwindling Available airline seats in Asia have grown by 7% since 2011, forcing ground operators to deal with ebbing service quality and manpower shortages, aviation experts said yesterday at a conference in Bangkok. – Bangkok Post Asia ministers in push for […]

Myanmar Morning News For May 23

Myanmar Morning News For May 23

Myint & Associates gets the nod for offshore supply base project Myint & Associates Offshore Supply Base Ltd, a subsidiary of Myint & Associates Co Ltd, said it will invest around Ks 50 billion on the construction of an offshore supply base in Ngaputaw Township, Pathein District in Ayeyarwady Region. – Eleven Tatmadaw absolves itself […]

Philippines Morning News For May 23

Philippines Morning News For May 23

Gov’t to fast-track Mindanao rail project The Duterte administration plans to fast-track the rollout of the P120-billion initial phase of the “high priority” Mindanao railway project that will connect the southern island’s major cities. – Philippine Daily Inquirer Senate OKs work-from-home bill on final reading The Senate has approved on third and final reading a […]

Singapore Morning News For May 23

Singapore Morning News For May 23

Singapore exports are down, but not just because of pharma Singapore’s non-oil domestic exports (NODX) faced a steep decline this April 2017. Analysts argue that this was brought about by the big drop in pharmaceutical exports. – Singapore Business Review Singapore’s consumer prices dip in April Consumer prices in Singapore dipped in April from the […]

Indonesia Morning News For May 23

Indonesia Morning News For May 23

Indonesia Ranked in Third Position over Fishery Exports in SEA Indonesia’s fishery exports to neighboring countries ranked third in Southeast Asia, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Minister Susi Pudjiastuti stated during the 44th anniversary of the Indonesian Fishermen Association (HNSI) celebrated here on Sunday. – Netral English Vietnamese, Indonesian patrol boats square off in Natuna waters […]

Cambodia Morning News For May 23

Cambodia Morning News For May 23

Cambodia’s Capital Calm Amid Election Campaign Restrictions The third day of campaigning ahead of commune elections remained relatively quiet Monday in Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh amid tight restrictions by the country’s electoral body, while civil society groups urged parties to refrain from using rhetoric that could lead to political violence. – RFA Cambodian Tourism Startups […]

Lao Morning News For May 23

Lao Morning News For May 23

Vietnam looking to import cattle to meet increasing demands Vietnam has requested Vientiane authorities to supply up to 400 cattle per day to meet continuing demands for beef there but authorities have asked for more time in supplying the cattle. – Vientiane Times Companies Join Hands to Build Xe Bangfai Dam Mitr Phol Corp., Ltd […]

Thailand English-language News For May 22, 2017

In Thailand English-language News for May 22, 2017, Newsline presenter Cholaphansa Narula tells us about: • Thailand Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has said he is happy with the junta’s achievements since seizing power three years ago, but has warned that there are still people who are attempting to discredit the government and tarnish its reputation, despite its achievements. • […]

Asean Morning News For May 22

Asean Morning News For May 22

Asean Morning News Compiled by AEC News Today    @aecnewstoday   U.S. and Pacific Rim countries at odds in heated trade meeting Japan and other members of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreed on Sunday to pursue their trade deal without the United States as the Trump administration’s “America First” policy created tension at a meeting of Asia-Pacific […]

Philippines Morning News For May 22

Philippines Morning News For May 22

NUJP slams gov’t news agency for uploading ‘fake news’ The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) on Monday criticized the government-run Philippine News Agency (PNA) for posting “fake news” that claims 95 out of 105 nations agree there were no extrajudicial killings (EJK) in the Philippines. – INQUIRER.net Philippines’ debt-to-GDP ratio to go […]

Singapore Morning News For May 22

Singapore Morning News For May 22

Nearly 5 in 10 Singaporeans don’t feel safe shopping online According to the latest Mastercard Online Shopping Survey, online shopping has become an increasingly popular online activity compared to three years ago (75.4% vs 67.3%), with nearly all 18-24 year olds in Singapore (98.6%) having made an online purchase in the last 3 months. – […]

Indonesia Morning News For May 22

Indonesia Morning News For May 22

Infonesia closes seed round from 500 Startups Indonesian Q&A platform Infonesia has ralsed seed funding from international venture capital major 500 Startups, the company announced. The startup offers a social network product that performs Q&A with the difference being that it samples sites like Quora and live streaming apps. – Deal Street Asia BCM Alliance […]

Cambodia Morning News For May 22

Cambodia Morning News For May 22

US Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against Cambodian Government A U.S. lawsuit accusing the Cambodian government of the wrongful imprisonment of a CNRP official was dismissed by a judge earlier this month because the court did not have sufficient jurisdiction over a foreign government after Prime Minister Hun Sen’s oldest son was dropped as a co-defendant in […]

Thailand English-language News For May 19, 2017

In Thailand English-language News for May 19, 2017, Newsline presenter Sandra Hanutsaha tells us about: • Maintenance work is currently underway on the royal funeral chariots to be used during the funeral of the late king Bhumibol Adulyadej on October 26. • Fifty members of the Public Relations Department (PRD) have taken part in a training session on […]

Asean Morning News For May 19

Asean Morning News For May 19

Asean Morning News Compiled by AEC News Today    @aecnewstoday   China, ASEAN finish draft framework for South China Sea code of conduct After years of consultations and discussions on the implementation of the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea, China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nation senior officials have […]

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