Asean Morning News For April 21

The most comprehensive #Asean Morning News Roundup published

Asean Morning News For April 21

Todays Asean Morning News roundup was delayed and is truncated due to electricity supply shortages in Phnom Penh Asean Morning News Compiled by AEC News Today    @aecnewstoday   Outlook of Select ASEAN Automotive Markets, Forecast to 2017 This study aims to provide a detailed overview and analysis of the trends in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations […]

Malaysia Morning News For April 21

Malaysia Morning News For April 21

Malaysia, Abu Dhabi to settle dispute over 1MDB debt Malaysia and Abu Dhabi have reached a settlement on a dispute involving billions of dollars in debt obligations of 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) that is at the centre of an international money-laundering probe. — The Star Online Malaysia has no fear of the facts: Najib Freedom […]

Thailand Morning News For April 21

Thailand Morning News For April 21

ADB predicts 3.5% Thai growth The Thai economy is expected to expand by 3.5% based on an export recovery and domestic public spending this year, with momentum set to continue next year, raising growth to 3.6%, says the Asian Development… – Bangkok Post Effective education key to escaping middle income trap, ADB says THAILAND faces […]

Philippines Morning News For April 21

Philippines Morning News For April 21

Philippine economy likely to grow close to 7 percent in next three years he Philippines is likely to grow close to 7 percent in the next two to three years, and will remain a top performer in the East Asia and Pacific Region, according to the World Bank Philippines Economic Update released today. – The […]

Lao Morning News For April 21

Lao Morning News For April 21

Lao companies to benefit from railway project: Officials Officials in charge have confirmed that Lao construction companies will benefit from the almost-US$6 billion railway project linking Vientiane to the Chinese border. — Vientiane Times National Assembly to open third session The third ordinary session of the National Assembly (NA)’s Eighth Legislature will take place on […]

Myanmar Morning News For April 21

Myanmar Morning News For April 21

US calls out Myanmar in Security Council’s first ‘thematic debate’ on human rights The UN Security Council on Tuesday held its first debate on human rights not connected to a particular conflict. The debate was initiated by US ambassador Nikki Haley, who called out the usual suspects – Cuba, North Korea, Syria, and Iran – […]

Cambodia Morning News For April 21

Cambodia Morning News For April 21

Kingdom’s debt grows to nearly $6 billion Cambodia’s national debt stood at $5.8 billion at the end of 2016, totalling nearly a third of GDP, according to the latest debt bulletin released by the Ministry and Economy and Finance earlier this month. — The Phnom Penh Post Construction sector investment falls by 22 percent Investment […]

Indonesia Morning News For April 21

Indonesia Morning News For April 21

Mike Pence Signed 8 Billion Dollar Deal during Indonesia Visit The United States Vice President Mike Pence has signed a USD 8 billion business deals in presence of his Indonesian counterpart Jusuf Kalla during his Indonesia visit, Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi said Thursday, April 20, 2017. — Tempo.co Dutch Corporation Investing in Indonesia’s Sustainable CPO […]

Thailand English-language News For April 20, 2017

In Thailand English-language News for April 20, 2017, Newsline presenter Sandra Hanutsaha tells us about: • The State Enterprise Policy Committee (SEPC) intends to submit a draft law on the overhauling of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) by the end of this month. At its latest meeting the committee agreed in principle for TOT Public Company Limited, and CAT Telecom Public Company […]

Asean Morning News For April 20

The most comprehensive #Asean Morning News Roundup published

Asean Morning News For April 20

Asean Morning News Compiled by AEC News Today    @aecnewstoday   RCEP needs to be more than a trade deal The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) is well on its way to becoming a global leader for regional integration and an important step in this process is fast approaching its deadline. — Bangkok Post Future […]

Vietnam Morning News For April 20

Vietnam Morning News For April 20

Government waste on the table at NASC meeting Thrift and anti-waste work in 2016 was discussed at the ninth session of the 14th National Assembly Standing Committee in Hà Nội yesterday. – Viet Nam News Foreign workers may be forced to pay social insurance in Vietnam Vietnam’s labor ministry is seeking public opinion on a […]

Singapore Morning News For April 20

Singapore Morning News For April 20

Singapore Shares May See Relief Rally On Thursday The losing streak has hit four sessions now for the Singapore stock market, which has given away more than 60 points or 2 percent. The Straits Times Index now rests just above the 3,125-point plateau, although the market may stop the bleeding on Thursday. — Nasdaq Debate […]

Malaysia Morning News For April 20

Malaysia Morning News For April 20

Malaysia’s inflation up 5.1% on higher cost of fuel Higher fuel prices sent the rate of inflation for March soaring to its highest level in nearly nine years, with the consumer price index (CPI) rising 5.1%. — The Star Online Malaysia Airlines to track planes with satellites Malaysia Airlines has become the first carrier to […]

Philippines Morning News For April 20

Philippines Morning News For April 20

Surging imports drive March BoP to biggest deficit in four months The Philippines’ external payments position stood at a $550-million deficit last month, the biggest seen since the $1.671-billion shortfall recorded in November last year. — BusinessWorld Online Philippines: CIP to divest 65% stake in LMG Chemicals Chemical Industries of the Philippines Inc (CIP) on […]

Thailand Morning News For April 20

Thailand Morning News For April 20

CCTVs around missing revolution plaque unavailable Along with the removal of the 1932 Revolution memorial plaque, recordings from 11 CCTVs surrounding the site are also seemingly missing. The police have now prohibited photos and activities around the new ‘fresh-faced’ plaque. – Prachatai English Drop hunt for plaque, junta tells activists THE JUNTA yesterday urged pro-democracy […]

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