Asean morning news for April 11

Asean morning news for April 11

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Indonesia, M’sia and Singapore shine as top halal travel destinations Indonesia has for the first time joined Malaysia to take up the top spot on the Mastercard-CrescentRating Global Muslim Travel Index (GMTI) 2019, while Singapore retained its premier position as the top Muslim-friendly non-Organization of Islamic […]

Asean morning news for April 10

Asean morning news for April 10

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Fake news: Sri Lanka loses port over Chinese BRI debt Global media and numerous ‘experts’ routinely assert that Sri Lanka was forced to cede a strategically important port to China after being lured into a debt trap by easy Chinese loans. — AEC News Today Vietnam […]

Asean morning news for April 9

Asean morning news for April 9

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Four Asean central banks to expand local currency settlement frameworks Central banks in Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines have joined hands to promote the local currency settlement of bilateral trade by reducing transaction cost and enhancing the efficiency of trade settlements. — The Malaysian Reserve […]

Asean morning news for April 8

Asean morning news for April 8

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   WHO urges countries to invest on primary health care The World Health Organization (WHO) has urged countries in Asia and the Pacific to invest more on primary health care services as it celebrated World Health Day on Sunday. — Philippine News Agency Brunei: sharia gay stoning […]

Asean morning news for April 5

Asean morning news for April 5

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Exclusive: Thailand eyes tech leader role as ASEAN chair Thailand sits at the crossroads of Southeast Asia and is a gateway to other burgeoning markets like China and India. The Land of Smiles is well aware of this, and is growing its transport links to drive […]

Asean morning news for April 4

Asean morning news for April 4

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Growth Outlooks for India and Southeast Asia Cut by Asian Development Bank The Asian Development Bank downgraded economic growth forecasts for India and Southeast Asia for 2019 as global risks from trade tensions to Brexit mount. — Bloomberg Thailand ready to host AFMGM Another important event […]

Asean morning news for April 3

Asean morning news for April 3

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Top ASEAN nations seek to boost investment in local currency The central banks of Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines will chart out a framework this week to promote trade and investment in local currencies, in a latest move by emerging economies to trim exposure to […]

Asean morning news for April 2

Asean morning news for April 2

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Measles cuts a deadly path through Asean Once declared as eradicated from some countries and ‘under control’ in many others, measles is once gain cutting a deadly swathe through the world. — AEC News Today ASEAN manufacturing PMI improves in March Manufacturing activity in ASEAN economies […]

Asean morning news for April 1

Asean morning news for April 1

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Elton John joins call for boycott of Brunei-owned hotels British pop legend Elton John has joined actor George Clooney in calling for a boycott of nine Brunei-owned hotels over the sultanate’s new death-penalty laws for gay sex and adultery. — Bangkok Post Southeast Asia warned of […]

Asean morning news for March 29

Asean morning news for March 29

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia to form group to tackle palm oil dumping The Philippines said on Thursday (March 28) it would form a “technical working group” with Malaysia and Indonesia to address its concern over alleged smuggling and dumping of palm oil that have lowered the domestic […]

Asean morning news for March 28

Asean morning news for March 28

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Brunei to impose death by stoning for gay sex and adultery Adultery and gay sex in Brunei will be subject to death by stoning from next week, authorities said, under a strict Syariah law that has been on hold for four years amid heavy criticism. — […]

Asean morning news for March 27

Asean morning news for March 27

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Huge growth opportunities for renewable energy sources in ASEAN There are about 70 million people in ASEAN with no reliable access to electricity, says auditing firm KPMG. — Channel NewsAsia (video) Southeast Asia an attractive destination for FDI: report Southeast Asia became an attractive destination for […]

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