Thailand English-language News for January 17 (video)

In Thailand English-language News for January 17, 2018, Newsline presenter Cholaphansa Narula tells us about: 00:51 | The Raj Pracha Samasai Foundation has held a seminar to promote social understanding and acceptance of leprosy patients. 02:12 | The Cabinet has approved a proposed programme by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MNRE) to address coastal erosion. The […]

Asean Morning News For January 17

Asean Morning News For January 17

Asean Morning News Compiled by Sreypov Men    @MenSreypov   Russia courts Southeast Asian partners with authoritarian streaks A quarter of a century after the collapse of the Soviet Union, Russia is back in Southeast Asia, where creeping authoritarianism is giving Moscow room to maneuver. — Nikkei Asian Review  ASEAN parliamentarians slam SEC ruling vs Rappler […]

Thailand Morning News For January 17

Thailand Morning News For January 17

Smart visa available from February 1 The Thai Cabinet has approved a new “smart visa” to lure specialists to work in 10 targeted industries. — Phuket Gazette Thai export growth forecast to reach 6.3% this year The Center for International Trade Studies of the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce has estimated that Thai […]

Lao Morning News For January 17

Lao Morning News For January 17

Govt, UNDP assess progress towards development goals The Ministry of Planning and Investment in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) yesterday held their annual review meeting on the Support Programme for NSEDP Implementation towards Least Developed Country (LDC) Graduation, Middle Income Country (MIC) Transition and SDG Achievement (2017-2021). — Vientiane Times  Lao gov’t […]

Myanmar Morning News For January 17

Myanmar Morning News For January 17

Myanmar, Bangladesh reach agreement to complete return of Rohingya Muslims within two years Bangladesh and Myanmar have agreed to complete within two years the return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled an army crackdown last year in Myanmar. — ABC  Rohingya insurgents on the move in Myanmar An attack by Rohingya militants […]

Indonesia Morning News For January 17

Indonesia Morning News For January 17

Government Issues Permit to Import 500,000 tons of Rice The Trade Ministry has officially issued the permit to import 500,000 tons of rice which will be effective until February 28. — Tempo 2018, Investment in Chemical, Textile and Miscellaneous Industry Expected to Reach IDR117 Tln The Ministry of Industry targets the investment value in the […]

Cambodia Morning News For January 17

Cambodia Morning News For January 17

Cambodia government to reduce foreign debt The Cambodian government plans to reduce its foreign debt and raise capital through the issuance of bonds, a representative of the Ministry of Economy and Finance has unveiled. — Bangkok Post Over 420,000 Vehicles Registered in 2017 In 2017, Ministry of Public Works and Transport had registered 423,652 vehicles, […]

Malaysia Morning News For January 17

Malaysia Morning News For January 17

Telekom inks MoU with TNB to deliver Nationwide Fiberisation Plan Telekom Malaysia Bhd and Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) have teamed up to develop a plan to expand the availability of high speed internet access in the country and bring down the cost of the service. — The Star Online Malaysia advances in STEM industries, prepared […]

Vietnam Morning News For January 17

Vietnam Morning News For January 17

Mining sector gains record VND2.5 trillion profit in 2017 Vietnam National Coal and Mineral Industries Group (Vinacomin) earned a record profit of more than VND2.5 trillion (US$110 million) in 2017, an increase of approximately VND1.5 trillion compared to 2016. — Nhan Dan Online Foreign-invested convenience stores seek to find firm niche in Vietnam With huge […]

Singapore Morning News For January 17

Singapore Morning News For January 17

Singapore’s exports growth slows further as electronics decline The growth of Singapore’s non-oil domestic exports (NODX) slowed further in December as sales of electronics cooled, official data showed on Wednesday (Jan 17). — Channel NewsAsia Tax e-commerce instead of raising GST, say firms here Ahead of Budget 2018 which will be delivered next month, the […]

Philippines Morning News For January 17

Philippines Morning News For January 17

DOJ looks into criminal aspect of Rappler case In accordance with the Securities and Exchange Commission’s decision revoking Rappler’s corporate registration, Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II on Tuesday said his office had started looking into the criminal liability of the news website. — Philippine Daily Inquirer  Sanofi to refund Philippines for $28M unused Dengvaxia doses […]

Thailand English-language News for January 16 (video)

In Thailand English-language News for January 16, 2018, Newsline presenter Surapan Laotharanarit  tells us about: 00:49 | At its most recent meeting the committee in charge of policies on the development and promotion of national security resolved to appoint new subcommittees to review and improve regulations of the Prime Minister’s office to develop and promote the national strategy, […]

Asean Morning News For January 16

Asean Morning News For January 16

Asean Morning News Compiled by Sreypov Men    @MenSreypov   Public Holidays: Cambodians Work The Least in Asean, Second Least Globally Every worker enjoys a public holiday. What’s not to like about getting paid to not go to work? While few employers begrudge their staff a day off every now and then, in a global market […]

Thailand Morning News For January 16

Thailand Morning News For January 16

EEC spending forecast to reach B600bn The government expects investment in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) to increase from 500 to 600 billion baht over the next five years, fuelled by stimulus measures and infrastructure projects, says Industry Minister Uttama Savanayana. — Bangkok Post SEC set to establish control over digital capital market The Securities […]

Lao Morning News For January 16

Lao Morning News For January 16

Major road upgrade in Vientiane province set to create int’l link Road 4501 linking Hinheup district to Xanakham district in Vientiane province is 30 percent complete and is scheduled to be finished in 2023, a senior official from the province’s Meuangfeuang district has said. — Vientiane Times  U.S. Provides 15 New Vehicles to UXO Lao […]

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