Thailand English-language News For September 22

In Thailand English-language News for September 22, 2017, Newsline presenter Sandra Hanutsaha tells us about: 00:41 | Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha, has presided over a religious ceremony to bless the chariots that will be used for the royal cremation of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, marking the first time the chariots were officially brought out from the […]

Asean Morning News For September 22

Asean Morning News For September 22

Asean Morning News Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu    @stmarisewudolu   Cambodia leads regional authoritarianism The warm hug on Sept 7 between Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen and his Thai counterpart, Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha, said it all. Authoritarian rule is ascendant in Southeast Asia. It now poses an existential… — Bangkok Post ASEAN public relations strengthen regional […]

Thailand Morning News For September 22

Thailand Morning News For September 22

Thai Aug exports jump 13.2 pct y/y, far above forecast Thailand’s customs-cleared annual exports rose for a sixth straight month in August, far better than expected and the fastest growth in 55 months, as demand from major markets increased. — Reuters Thai activists ordered to pay $16 million for occupying airports Thirteen activists were ordered […]

Cambodia Morning News For September 22

Cambodia Morning News For September 22

Russia, Cambodia ink nuclear cooperation deal Russia’s Rosatom and Cambodia signed an intergovernmental cooperation agreement on nuclear energy for peaceful purposes in Vienna on Tuesday, on the sidelines of the 61st International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) General Conference, the Russian company announced. — AA U.S. Congressmen, Asean MPs, Express Concern Over Cambodia Crackdown The congressmen urged […]

Lao Morning News For September 22

Lao Morning News For September 22

Faulty construction, heavy rain cause dam to flood Lao villages Hundreds of thousands of cubic feet of muddy water have flooded eight villages in central Laos’ Xaysomboun province after the reservoir of a dam upstream burst its banks last week following heavy rain, damaging infrastructure, farmlands, and water supplies. — ReliefWeb  Investment climate improvements intensifying, deputy […]

Indonesia Morning News For September 22

Indonesia Morning News For September 22

A 5.7 magnitude earthquake has hit Indonesia A 5.7 magnitude earthquake has hit Indonesia, northwest of Bali, as alert levels rise about the possibility of a volcanic explosion on the island. — News.com.au Why We Won’t See Trump-Like Nationalism In Indonesia “America First” is based in exclusivism, but Indonesia’s nationalism has far more pluralistic connotations. […]

Malaysia Morning News For September 22

Malaysia Morning News For September 22

DPM: Asean leaders support Malaysia’s stand Malaysia has strongly questioned the manner in which Myanmar is addressing the Rohingya issue, saying that the country had denied permission for the international community to provide humanitarian aid to the ethnic group and, more disappointingly, killed Rohingya women and children as well. — The Star Online Malaysia Legalizing Bitcoin? […]

Vietnam Morning News For September 22

Vietnam Morning News For September 22

A purge too far in Vietnam? A mounting internal purge has unsettled Vietnam’s typically sedate Communist Party-dominated politics, as an unresolved factional power struggle for supremacy plays out in unusually colorful ways. — Asia Times GMS ministerial meeting plans for future In collaboration with the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the Ministry of Planning and Investment […]

Philippines Morning News For September 22

Philippines Morning News For September 22

Philippines worst in impunity in global index The Philippines is seen as the worst in terms of impunity in 2017, according to results from the latest Global Impunity Index (GII) of the University of the Americas Puebla (UDLAP) and the Center of Studies on Impunity and Justice (CESIJ). — Rappler Peso weakens on Fed THE […]

Myanmar Morning News For September 22

Myanmar Morning News For September 22

Business ties complicate Muslim states’ response to Myanmar’s Rohingya When Rohingya Muslims fled persecution and slaughter in Myanmar in past decades, tens of thousands found refuge in Saudi Arabia, home to Islam’s holiest sites. — Business Mirror Rohingya crisis: Myanmar protesters try to block aid shipment to Muslims Hundreds of Buddhists in Myanmar have tried […]

Singapore Morning News For September 22

Singapore Morning News For September 22

Singapore Press Holdings Said to Consider Job Cuts in Reorganisation Plan Singapore Press Holdings Ltd., which started a review of its media business last year, is considering job cuts amid a reorganization, according to people familiar with the matter. — Yahoo News  Singapore taking lead in fighting cybercrime, but expertise remains in shortage Following news that […]

Thailand English-language News For September 21

In Thailand English-language News for September 21, 2017, Newsline presenter Sandra Hanutsaha tells us about: 00:39 | The Ministry of Interior (MoI) has held a ceremony to bless the royal nine-tiered umbrellas that will be placed at the top of the 85 funeral pyre replicas at all 76 provincial offices, as well as at eight locations in Bangkok. The […]

Asean Morning News For September 21

Asean Morning News For September 21

Asean Morning News Compiled by Stella-maris Ewudolu    @stmarisewudolu   ASEAN has strong GDP growth ASEAN’s combined nominal gross domestic product (GDP) is already over US$2.8 trillion (S$3.8 trillion) and if counted as a single entity, it would rank sixth in the world, behind the United States, China, Japan, India and Germany. — Next Big Future […]

Myanmar Morning News For September 21

Myanmar Morning News For September 21

Crisis puts more pressure on Rakhine’s troubled economy AS A grim humanitarian crisis continues to put a spotlight on Rakhine State, plans are continuing for an economic development zone in conflict-hit Maungdaw Township, officials said. — Frontier Myanmar Suu Kyi treads fine line on Rohingya tragedy Faced with a powerful military keen to have martial […]

Cambodia Morning News For September 21

Cambodia Morning News For September 21

Prayers and buffalo races at Cambodia’s Festival of the Dead Hundreds gathered on Wednesday to watch horse and buffalo races at Vihear Sour Pagoda, northeast of the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh, on the last day of the annual Festival of the Dead. — Bangkok Post Watching Cambodia’s free press and democracy fade away Within the […]

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