Asean Morning News For November 23

Asean Morning News For November 23

Asean Morning News Compiled by Kongleaphy Keam    @kongleaphy1   New opportunities for China from Russia-ASEAN ties At the ASEAN Summit in the Philippines earlier this month, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said that cooperation between Russia and members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has great potential. — Global Times ASEAN, S. Korea […]

Thailand Morning News For November 23

Thailand Morning News For November 23

‘Super board’ will combat security risks Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has invoked his sweeping powers under Section 44 to amend the internal security legislation and set up a security “super board” to help the Internal Security Operations Command (Isoc) deal with domestic threats. — Bangkok Post Gulf Energy raises $733 mln, biggest Thai corporate IPO […]

Cambodia Morning News For November 23

Cambodia Morning News For November 23

Old Tricks at Play in Cambodia’s New Repression Cambodia’s descent into the ranks of the world’s less savory countries appears all but complete with the dissolution of the main opposition party marked by a diplomatic twist toward Russia and the prospect of U.S. and European-imposed sanctions. — The Diplomat Royal Academy of Cambodia director says […]

Lao Morning News For November 23

Lao Morning News For November 23

PM encourages Thaxang community’s organic farming Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has called on residents of Thaxang village in Vientiane’s Pakngum district to expand their organic vegetable farming, which has succeeded in contributing to improved community livelihoods. — Vientiane Times  China, Asean agree to boost media exchanges, deepen strategic partnership Information ministers have exchanged views with […]

Myanmar Morning News For November 23

Myanmar Morning News For November 23

Myanmar: US says situation in Rakhine State ‘constitutes ethnic cleansing’ against Rohingya The United States has labelled the Myanmar military operation against the Rohingya population “ethnic cleansing”, and threatened targeted sanctions against those responsible for what it described as “horrendous atrocities”. — ABC News Ethnic cleansing in Myanmar threatens Chinese investments. Beijing is taking action […]

Indonesia Morning News For November 23

Indonesia Morning News For November 23

Indonesia’s New Mining Holding Company to Control $6.6b in Assets Jakarta. Indonesia’s plan to establish a holding company for state-owned miners could create a new giant with Rp 90 trillion ($6.6 billion) in assets, putting the miners in a better position to raise new funding to manage the country’s natural resource wealth. — JakartaGlobe Indonesia […]

Malaysia Morning News For November 23

Malaysia Morning News For November 23

Malaysia, Indonesia say EU palm resolution will affect millions Millions of people running small-time oil palm plantations will suffer if the European Parliament goes ahead with “unfair” measures that could curb palm oil use, the world’s two largest palm oil producers said on Wednesday. — Reuters Malaysia could lose RM1.5 billion a year, warn aviation […]

Vietnam Morning News For November 23

Vietnam Morning News For November 23

Convenience stores aid growth of Vietnam’s retail industry The country is attractive to retailers, with a market of more than 93 million people, relatively young population and an estimated GDP of 220 billion USD. — VietnamNet Bridge VN to build upscale coffee brand Viet Nam has set up a project to promote high-quality Vietnamese coffee […]

Philippines Morning News For November 23

Philippines Morning News For November 23

PH internet becoming more affordable The country’ mobile and fixed broadband services have become more affordable in recent years, according to the latest report released by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). — Malaya Smuggled agri products worth $217,000 confiscated in the Philippines An estimated P11 million (US$217,251.87) worth of smuggled agricultural products were seized by […]

Thailand English-language News for November 22 (HD video)

In Thailand English-language News for November 22, 2017, Newsline presenter Cholaphansa Narula tells us about: 00:45 | Thais in several provinces have done volunteer activities such as cleaning and renovating important areas in honor of King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun. 01:40 | Ministers rumored to be set for removal in the new Cabinet have voiced no concerns and affirmed their […]

Asean Morning News For November 22

Asean Morning News For November 22

Asean Morning News Compiled by Kongleaphy Keam    @kongleaphy1   Ship for Southeast Asian and Japanese Youth Program participants set off for Indonesia Participants in the Ship for Southeast Asian and Japanese Youth Program have set off on the Nippon Maru for Indonesia and Malaysia after engaging in a week of activities in Thailand. — NBT […]

Thailand Morning News For November 22

Thailand Morning News For November 22

Tourist generate 2.1 trillion baht during first 10 months The Permanent Secretary for Tourism and Sports, Pongpanu Svetarundra, said arrivals to Thailand generated tourism revenue of more than 2.1 trillion baht during the first 10 months of 2017. — NBT World (video) Tax incentives pondered to promote domestic tourism The Ministry of Finance is pondering […]

Lao Morning News For November 22

Lao Morning News For November 22

Minimum wage hike in the pipeline A tripartite meeting held in Vientiane recently agreed to increase the minimum wage from the present 900,000 kip to 1.2 million kip a month, a senior official has confirmed. — Vientiane Times  Laos affirms support for Asia-Europe connectivity The government’s support for the realisation of Asia-Europe connectivity has been […]

Cambodia Morning News For November 22

Cambodia Morning News For November 22

Hun Sen bids to buy a no-contest election As Cambodia’s Supreme Court ruled last week to dissolve the country’s main opposition party, Prime Minister Hun Sen spent the day handing out US$2.50 cash envelopes to garment factory workers in the national capital. — Asia Times Government agrees to accept deportees from the US Cambodia has […]

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