Asean morning news for December 12

Asean morning news for December 12

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   ASEAN member states adopt 3 key documents for region-wide employees At the 25th ASEAN Labour Ministers’ Meeting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s Human Resource Minister M. Kulasegaran announced the adoption of three vital documents. — Human Resources Chinese military official suggests attack vs US ships in […]

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Cambodia morning news for December 12

Cambodia morning news for December 12

Cambodia union leaders convicted over protests, jail terms suspended A Cambodian court found six union leaders guilty on Tuesday (Dec 11) of instigating violent protests against the government in 2013 and 2014, but suspended their jail terms. — Channel News Asia ‘Sold by my brother’: the Mekong women pressed into marriage in China Everyone did […]

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Vietnam morning news for December 12

Vietnam morning news for December 12

Vietnam’s growth rate at nearly 6.8 percent this year: WB The World Bank (WB) expects Vietnam’s economic growth this year at nearly 6.8 percent, compared to the 6.3 percent projected for East Asia and the Pacific, in a report released on December 11. — VNA NET Real estate to continue growing steadily in 2019 The […]

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Lao morning news for December 12

Lao morning news for December 12

Laos to mobilize aid to social sector development The Lao government is working with development partners to draw up a strategy to mobilize assistance to help develop the social sector amid current aid cuts, the government told to the National Assembly (NA). — Xinhua Lao Defence Minister promoted to General rank Lao President Bounnhang Vorachit […]

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Myanmar morning news for December 12

Myanmar morning news for December 12

Massive arched bridge to link China to Myanmar A gigantic steel arch has been put into place over the Nujiang River in southwestern China’s Yunnan province, and before the end of 2019 bullet trains will cross the world’s longest arched railway bridge at speeds of 200 kph. — Asia Times ‘Please have mercy.’ The wives […]

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Indonesia morning news for December 12

Indonesia morning news for December 12

Jakarta rejects separatist rebels’ demands Indonesia has rejected a demand by Papuan rebels to hold negotiations on their territory’s self-determination. — The Australian Exclusive – Red tape, funding problems hamper Lion Air black box search Bureaucratic wrangling and funding problems have hampered the search for the cockpit voice recorder of a crashed Lion Air jet, […]

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Singapore morning news for December 12

Singapore morning news for December 12

S’pore and M’sia to meet in January to discuss Johor Baru disputed waters Singapore’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) announced on Monday, December 10, that the government of Malaysia had agreed to meet with officials from Singapore in the second week of January in order to discuss the issues surrounding the Johor Baru port limits, with the […]

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Malaysia morning news for December 12

Malaysia morning news for December 12

Malaysia is the biggest gainer in corporate governance ranking Malaysia ranked fourth out of 12 Asia-Pacific economies in terms of market accountability and transparency, according to the recent 2018 CG Watch Report published by the Asian Corporate Governance Association (ACGA) and CLSA. — New Straits Times  Malaysia may stop or limit egg exports to maintain […]

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Philippines morning news for December 12

Philippines morning news for December 12

FDI net inflows climbed 24.2% to $8b in 3 quarters Net inflows of foreign direct investments climbed 24.2 percent in the first three quarters to $8 billion from $6.5 billion a year ago, as investors considered the Philippines as one of the best places to invest in this year, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas said […]

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Thailand morning news for December 12

Thailand morning news for December 12

Bahraini footballer detained 60 days awaiting extradition to Bahrain The Criminal Court today ordered a former Bahraini national footballer detained for 60 days pending an extradition process after the Bahraini government had requested his extradition to face charges of arson, illegal public gathering to incite public unrest and illegal possession of inflammatory materials. — Thai […]

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Asean morning news for December 11

Asean morning news for December 11

Asean morning news Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu          @stmarisewudolu   Around the region: ASEAN, UN talk conflict resolution The ASEAN Institute for Peace and Reconciliation (ASEAN-IPR) and the United Nations held a workshop in Jakarta last week that looks at the ASEAN perspective on conflict management and resolution. — The Jakarta Post (paywall) South China […]

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Cambodia morning news for December 11

Cambodia morning news for December 11

Rights activists demand more freedom During the 70th anniversary of Human Rights Day at Freedom Park yesterday, activists urged all governing bodies to pay closer attention to human rights in order to address challenges still being faced. — The Khmer Times China naval base a CNRP myth? Speculation that Cambodia had ceded military control of […]

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