Cambodia Morning News For June 14

Cambodia Morning News For June 14

Japanese aid organisation buys stake in Cambodian port The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has acquired a 13.5% equity stake in the Port Authority of Sihanoukville (PAS), Cambodia. — Container Management Magazine  JC Cambodia starts KL-Phnom Penh flights at klia2 Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) yesterday welcomed Cambodian airline JC International Airlines (JC Cambodia) at […]

Malaysia Morning News For June 14

Malaysia Morning News For June 14

Graft Scandal at Malaysia Palm Oil Giant Brings Risks for Najib Prime Minister Najib Razak wrote a message on his website this month to the more than 100,000 ethnic Malay families working on government-sponsored farms: “As long as I am prime minister, your welfare is guaranteed.” — Bloomberg  Employers Reminded To Expedite E-Card Registration Or […]

Singapore Morning News For June 14

Singapore Morning News For June 14

Singapore, Americas Shake on Blockchain in FinTech Pact Singapore’s central bank and the Association of Supervisors of Banks of the Americas (ASBA) are coming together to strengthen FinTech ties between Singapore and the Americas. — Cryptocoins News  Singapore Is Beating Hong Kong As Asia’s Best Place To Do Business You expect rivalry between Hong Kong […]

Cambodia Morning News For June 13

Cambodia Morning News For June 13

Work Permitting Eases, But Glitches Remain Companies operating in Cambodia have seen the process of obtaining work permits for foreign employees become easier and more transparent since the Labor Ministry started a website in September run by the private sector, industry experts said. — The Cambodia Daily (paywall) Cambodia tourist arrivals rise 5 percent in […]

Malaysia Morning News For June 13

Malaysia Morning News For June 13

Alibaba launches new sales channels in Malaysia, Singapore Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on Monday (Jun 12) said it is launching new sales channels in Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Taiwan as China’s deep-pocketed e-commerce firms vie for new users in the region. — Channel NewsAsia  DOJ moves to seize London properties linked […]

Singapore Morning News For June 13

Singapore Morning News For June 13

Alibaba Launches Tmall Services In Malaysia and Singapore Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on Monday said it is launching new sales channels in Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Taiwan as China’s deep-pocketed e-commerce firms vie for new users in the region. — The Business of Fashion  Tourist surge boosts April’s non-auto retail sales […]

Cambodia Morning News For June 12

Cambodia Morning News For June 12

Cambodia’s society is changing fast, and its parties slowly On 4 June, Cambodia held its 4th commune elections. According to the National Election Committee (NEC), 7,040,594 people or 89.52% of registered voters—Cambodia’s highest-ever voter turnout rate—cast their votes in the country’s 1,646 local government areas, known as communes. — New Mandala CNRP Win Would Mean […]

Malaysia Morning News For June 12

Malaysia Morning News For June 12

Malaysia tourism tax proceeds for promotion, refurbishment purposes: Minister The government will use proceeds from the Tourism Tax – which comes into force on Jul 1 – to promote Malaysia overseas and refurbish tourism facilities, said Tourism and Culture Minister Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz on Saturday (Jun 10). — Channel NewsAsia  Services driving economy, but […]

Singapore Morning News For June 12

Singapore Morning News For June 12

Online fund-raising initiatives being monitored The authorities have made it clear that they will be keeping a close watch on social media websites and other platforms that facilitate donations to prevent misrepresentation of claims or monies being used. — The New Paper  Singapore firms urged to make the most of India’s biggest tax reform SINGAPORE […]

Singapore Morning News For June 8

Singapore Morning News For June 8

Singapore ranked 24th costliest city for expats Singapore is now the 24th most expensive location in the world for expatriates, falling from 18th place last year. According to the latest Cost of Living survey published by ECA International, prices have risen Singapore since the last survey. — Singapore Business Review  Moneysmart.sg closes $10.1m Series B […]

Indonesia Morning News For June 8

Indonesia Morning News For June 8

Tax Revenue Reaches Rp463.5tn in May Finance Ministry recorded a tax revenue that reached Rp463.5 trillion in May, which is 30.9 percent from the 2017 State Budget target. — Tempo  Bank Indonesia Provides Rp70 Trillion New Cash Bank Indonesia (BI) Deputy Governor Sugeng stated that around Rp70 trillion of the new 2016 edition cash would […]

Singapore Morning News For June 7

Singapore Morning News For June 7

Every Singaporean plays role in fighting corruption: PM Lee Every Singaporean has a role to play in fighting corruption, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Tuesday (Jun 6), during the opening of the Corruption Reporting and Heritage Centre (CRHC) which allows members of the public to walk in and report suspected corrupt practices in […]

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