ASEAN Day by Day: April 2017

April, 8

Brunei
Construction of the New Mosque
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=25607

Cambodia
School in Cambodia has strong ties to Ridgewood
http://www.northjersey.com/story/news/bergen/ridgewood/2017/04/08/school-cambodia-has-strong-ties-north-jersey/100131484/

Indonesia
President Jokowi reviews Bawen-Salatiga toll road section
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/110360/president-jokowi-reviews-bawen-salatiga-toll-road-section

Laos
Houaphanh; Over 20,000 Children Expected To Benefit From Nutritional Programme
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=25610

Malaysia
Pos Malaysia plans for e-commerce future with Tigers Global tie-up
http://www.thestar.com.my/business/business-news/2017/04/08/pos-malaysia-plans-for-ecommerce-future-with-tigers-global-tieup/#hZlt4sKQ3EUc3xdY.99

Myanmar
First waste-to-energy plant opens
http://www.elevenmyanmar.com/local/8762

Philippines
Foreign buying boosts share prices
http://www.philstar.com/business/2017/04/08/1688627/foreign-buying-boosts-share-prices

Singapore
Afghanistan, Singapore ink MOU as President Ghani visits
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/afghanistan-singapore-ink-mou-as-president-ghani-visits/3660884.html

Thailand
New Constitution Ensures Thai Military Maintains Key Role After Elections
https://www.newdelhitimes.com/new-constitution-ensures-thai-military-maintains-key-role-after-elections123/

Vietnam
Oil price increases help pull VN Index up
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/374299/oil-price-increases-help-pull-vn-index-up.html#iY8RMz4hAiZyHUo3.99

 

April, 7

Brunei
Royal Visits Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=25556

Cambodia
Economy to face new challenges
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/economy-face-new-challenges

Indonesia
Indonesia`s forex reserves up to $121.8 billion
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/110346/indonesias-forex-reserves-up-to-1218-billion

Laos
Govt Generously Pours Billions Of Kip Into Xiengkhouang Stadium
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=25559

Malaysia
Maybank confident of economic rebound this year
http://www.thestar.com.my/business/business-news/2017/04/07/maybank-confident-of-economic-rebound-this-year/#Z2ADm8SrmC2cw3rQ.99

Myanmar
North Sea expertise supporting Myanmar’s deep water exploration
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/25634-north-sea-expertise-supporting-myanmar-s-deep-water-exploration.html

Philippines
Championing sustainability: 4 inspiring Nordic-Philippine companies
http://www.philstar.com/business/2017/04/07/1688589/championing-sustainability-4-inspiring-nordic-philippine-companies

Singapore
Policies need to adapt to suit new tech, circumstances: Ong Ye Kung
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/policies-need-to-adapt-to-suit-new-tech-circumstances-ong-ye/3660274.html

Thailand
Thailand king signs new constitution
http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/2017/04/thailand-king-signed-new-constitution.php

Vietnam
Samsung expands consultation into hi-tech industry
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/374234/samsung-expands-consultation-into-hi-tech-industry.html

 

April, 6

Brunei
Pakistan’s Military Leader Visits Brunei
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=25509

Cambodia
Startups turn heads in Silicon Valley
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/startups-turn-heads-silicon-valley

Indonesia
RI`s economy to grow higher than expected: ADB
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/110340/ris-economy-to-grow-higher-than-expected-adb

Laos
Russia Awards Order Of Friendship To National Assembly President
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=25513

Malaysia
Malaysian palm oil price sees strongest daily gain in 5 months
http://www.thestar.com.my/business/business-news/2017/04/06/palm-sees-strongest-daily-gain-in-5-months-on-rival-oils/#ufqB5pKqoUL8VPyg.99

Myanmar
Credit guarantee insurance not helping small businesses
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/25609-credit-guarantee-insurance-not-helping-small-businesses.html

Philippines
ASEAN bats for globalization amid protectionist threats
http://www.philstar.com/business/2017/04/06/1688246/asean-bats-globalization-amid-protectionist-threats

Singapore
New code of governance for charities to start from 2018
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/new-code-of-governance-for-charities-to-start-from-2018/3656804.html

Thailand
Challenges, prospects of 2017 constitution
http://www.bangkokpost.com/opinion/opinion/1228316/challenges-prospects-of-2017-constitution

Vietnam
Vietnamese startup scores series C funding
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/374170/vietnamese-startup-scores-series-c-funding.html

 

April, 5

Brunei
Al-Muhtadee Billah Mosque Holds Jawi Writing Workshop
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=25449

Cambodia
BBQ chain to fire up in Kingdom
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/bbq-chain-fire-kingdom

Indonesia
Central bank warns of months of rising inflation rate
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/110311/central-bank-warns-of-months-of-rising-inflation-rate

Laos
UNICEF Initialises Implementing 1000-Day Project In Huaphanh
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=25453

Malaysia
Higher GDP forecast for Malaysia on better trade prospects
http://www.thestar.com.my/business/business-news/2017/04/05/more-bullish-outlook/#FQ38xKvSCMuRf8PT.99

Myanmar
Will government meet target on low-cost housing?
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/25595-will-government-meet-target-on-low-cost-housing.html

Philippines
Inflation hits 3.4% in марта
http://www.philstar.com/business/2017/04/05/1687949/inflation-hits-3.4-march

Singapore
ExxonMobil says in talks to buy Singapore's Jurong Aromatics
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/exxonmobil-says-in-talks-to-buy-singapore-s-jurong-aromatics/3653986.html

Thailand
TCC Group Unveils $3.5B Mega-Project in Thailand
https://www.cpexecutive.com/post/tcc-group-unveils-3-5b-mega-project-in-thailand/

Vietnam
VN shares edge up on Q1 speculation
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/374120/vn-shares-edge-up-on-q1-speculation.html#BbTtj5pUuX891OXR.99

 

April, 4

Brunei
49th Meeting of the Council of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Centre
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=25404

Cambodia
Sathapana Bank secures $50M to scale up
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/sathapana-bank-secures-50m-scale

Indonesia
Indonesia, Malaysia cooperate to promote MSMEs
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/110300/indonesia-malaysia-cooperate-to-promote-msmes

Laos
Autism Awareness Day Marked In Vientiane
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=25388

Malaysia
Malaysian exponents put up mediocre performance in the UAE
http://www.thestar.com.my/sport/other-sport/2017/04/04/malaysian-exponents-put-up-mediocre-performance-in-the-uae/#bUr49GaP5irv82Q8.99

Myanmar
SMEs squeezed with little government support
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/25574-smes-squeezed-with-little-government-support.html

Philippines
AC Energy seals purchase of Chevron assets
http://www.philstar.com/business/2017/04/04/1687328/ac-energy-seals-purchase-chevron-assets

Singapore
Australia ‘fully committed’ to enhanced training access for Singapore army: MINDEF
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/australia-fully-committed-to-enhanced-training-access-for/3650304.html

Thailand
Sugata installed as Toyota Thailand boss
http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1227160/sugata-installed-as-toyota-thailand-boss

Vietnam
Card payment compulsory soon for e-commerce businesses: MoIT
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/374062/card-payment-compulsory-soon-for-e-commerce-businesses-moit.html#T4DMhFymm568v9cf.99

 

April, 3

Brunei
Launch of Mosque Charity Project
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=25338

Cambodia
Incentives for a digital economy
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/incentives-digital-economy

Indonesia
Fixed ceiling price to help curb inflation: BPS
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/110271/fixed-ceiling-price-to-help-curb-inflation-bps

Laos
Malaysian Community, Int’l Ngos Promote A Culture Of Peace
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=25347

Malaysia
Malaysia and India ink 31 business MoUs
http://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2017/04/03/malaysia-india-ink-new-mous/

Myanmar
Myanmar-China crude oil pipeline to commence next month
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/25558-myanmar-china-crude-oil-pipeline-to-commence-next-month.html

Philippines
Duterte expected to name next BSP chief in May
http://www.philstar.com/business/2017/04/03/1687307/duterte-expected-name-next-bsp-chief-may

Singapore
Remarks by imam on Christians, Jews 'have no place in today’s Singapore': MUIS
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/remarks-by-imam-on-christians-jews-have-no-place-in-today-s/3648122.html

Thailand
Thai king to sign new constitution this week
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/thai-king-to-sign-new-constitution-this-week/3648410.html

Vietnam
PetroVietnam surpasses business targets in Q1
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/373979/petrovietnam-surpasses-business-targets-in-q1.html#Hat9m60ecXf2aVbU.97

 

April, 2

Brunei
Brunei International Grand Festival 2017 Leaves Positive Impact to Local Businesses
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=25321

Cambodia
Tourism as usual at Angkor Wat despite steeper fees
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/tourism-usual-angkor-wat-despite-steeper-fees

Indonesia
Soekarno Hatta Airport to have zone of bonded logistic center
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/110267/soekarno-hatta-airport-to-have-zone-of-bonded-logistic-center

Laos
Exim Bank to raise USD 3 bn from overseas markets this fiscal
http://www.deccanchronicle.com/business/economy/020417/exim-bank-to-raise-usd-3-bn-from-overseas-markets-this-fiscal.html

Malaysia
India, Malaysia agree to strengthen strategic, defence ties
http://www.thestar.com.my/videos/2017/04/02/india-malaysia-agree-to-strengthen-strategic-defence-ties/#vDOV7c7PvJWZtVKm.99

Myanmar
Liberalisation should start this fiscal year with less determination by centrally planned governments
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/25557-liberalisation-should-start-this-fiscal-year-with-less-determination-by-centrally-planned-governments.html

Philippines
PLDT Enterprise expands portfolio with Globaltronics partnership
http://www.philstar.com/business/2017/04/02/1686377/pldt-enterprise-expands-portfolio-globaltronics-partnership

Singapore
Singapore refutes reports of non-cooperation with Indonesia's extradition requests
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/singapore-refutes-reports-of-non-cooperation-with-indonesia-s/3645828.html

Thailand
Huge centre planned for old Suan Lum Night Bazaar site
http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1226223/huge-centre-planned-for-site-of-old-suan-lum-night-bazaar

Vietnam
Tiền Giang earns record export revenue in Q1
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/374018/tien-giang-earns-record-export-revenue-in-q1.html#TkEuFUbEEXdcdytA.99

 

April, 1

Brunei
Government Food Laboratories Consolidated
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=25269

Cambodia
Soft tax approach sends mixed signals
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/soft-tax-approach-sends-mixed-signals

Indonesia
France to invest Rp6 trillion in KEK Mandalika
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/110255/france-to-invest-rp6-trillion-in-kek-mandalika

Laos
Lao-Asean Hospital Prepares To Register On Lao Securities Exchange
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=25280

Malaysia
Iskandar Malaysia continues to attract capital 11 years on
http://www.thestar.com.my/business/business-news/2017/04/01/still-a-haven-for-investors/#1ivHEVipGMpKIBtT.99

Myanmar
NLD’s one year anniversary: no systematic consultation dampens investor confidence
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/25535-nld-s-one-year-anniversary-no-systematic-consultation-dampens-investor-confidence.html

Philippines
Leading franchising developer partners with PLDT Enterprise
http://www.philstar.com/business/2017/03/31/1686034/leading-franchising-developer-partners-pldt-enterprise

Singapore
Minimum pay for Filipino maids to go up May 1: Philippine embassy
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/minimum-pay-for-filipino-maids-to-go-up-may-1-philippine-embassy/3642042.html

Thailand
India, Thailand, Japan boost Huawei's Asia-Pacific revenues
http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/companies/india-thailand-japan-boost-huaweis-asia-pacific-revenues-2251167.html

Vietnam
Vietnamese ’mVisa’ to come out later this year
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/373885/vietnamese-mvisa-to-come-out-later-this-year.html#ZPiB7KkjqkBWdsbp.99

 

 

ASEAN Day by Day: October 2016

31 October

Brunei
Participants Praise Sultan's Presence at Bandarku Ceria
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=17179

Cambodia
US envoy’s appeal won’t spur negotiations: CPP
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/us-envoys-appeal-wont-spur-negotiations-cpp

Indonesia
President Jokowi: Democracy not freedom to force one`s will on others
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/107480/president-jokowi-democracy-not-freedom-to-force-ones-will-on-others

Laos
Chinese Government Supports 28th, 29th ASEAN Summit Hosting
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=17122

Malaysia
Petronas, Tokyo Gas Sign MOC To Further Strengthen Global Presence
http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v8/newsindex.php?id=1297663

Myanmar
Yangon airport to open new domestic terminal in November
http://www.elevenmyanmar.com/business/6382

Philippines
Duterte tells govt employees: Resist temptation
http://news.mb.com.ph/2016/10/31/duterte-tell-govt-employees-resist-temptation/

Singapore
Singapore Productivity Centre gets S$4.8m funding boost
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/singapore-productivity-centre-gets-s-4-8m-funding-boost/3249206.html

Thailand
Rice exports rose 10% in September
http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1123541/rice-exports-rose-10-in-september

Vietnam
Vietnam sitting on $22 billion from overseas loans
http://e.vnexpress.net/news/business/vietnam-sitting-on-22-billion-from-overseas-loans-3491455.html

 

30 October

Brunei
Postal Dept Host World Postal Day Celebration
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=17115

Cambodia
Green Business Grows, But Still a Rich Niche
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/business/green-business-grows-still-rich-niche-119943/

Indonesia
Are Indonesia and Australia Mulling South China Sea Joint Patrols?
http://thediplomat.com/2016/10/indonesia-australia-joint-patrols-in-the-south-china-sea/

Laos
ANZ still looking to exit Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos
http://www.reuters.com/article/anz-bank-asia-philippines-idUSL4N1D1049

Malaysia
ANA Launches New Route From KLIA To Tokyo's Haneda Airport
http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v8/newsindex.php?id=1297385

Myanmar
Washington’s untapped influence in Myanmar
http://www.policyforum.net/washingtons-untapped-influence-myanmar/

Philippines
President Duterte earmarks anti-poverty, dev’t funds for ARMM, vows for more
http://news.mb.com.ph/2016/10/30/president-duterte-earmarks-anti-poverty-devt-funds-for-armm-vows-for-more/

Singapore
PIL opens first logistics centre in Egypt amid push for Singapore firms to expand overseas
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/pil-opens-first-logistics-centre-in-egypt-amid-push-for/3248140.html

Thailand
Rice farmers despair amid low prices
http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1123141/rice-farmers-despair-amid-low-prices

Vietnam
Việt Nam, Czech Republic look to boost bilateral ties
http://vietnamnews.vn/politics-laws/345348/viet-nam-czech-republic-look-to-boost-bilateral-ties.html#dWEs11MM3JxuY0lV.97

 

29 October

Brunei
RB Introduce Flight to Korea
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=17060

Cambodia
Cambodia marks 12th anniversary of King's coronation
http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1014690.shtml

Indonesia
Jakarta gubernatorial candidates assure peaceful campaigns
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/107466/jakarta-gubernatorial-candidates-assure-peaceful-campaigns

Laos
Information Ministers Receives Russian Art Delegation
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=17024

Malaysia
DinarDirham Platform Expects Transaction Value To Increase To RM100 Million
http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v8/newsindex.php?id=1297070

Myanmar
Govt looks to boost China rice export
http://www.elevenmyanmar.com/business/6367

Philippines
Malaysian official in Davao City for talks with Duterte
http://news.mb.com.ph/2016/10/29/malaysian-official-in-davao-city-for-talks-with-duterte/

Singapore
SJ50 Matsuri celebrates Japan-Singapore ties
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/sj50-matsuri-celebrates-japan-singapore-ties/3246232.html

Thailand
New rice scheme pending 
http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1121929/new-rice-scheme-pending

Vietnam
VN sets its sights on e-commerce growth
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/345319/vn-sets-its-sights-on-e-commerce-growth.html#3skxrCHc9yMJo5Om.97

 

28 October

Brunei
Sultanate Jumps 25 Places to 72nd in Doing Business 2017 Report
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=16983

Cambodia
US diplomat expresses concern, hopes over upcoming elections
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/us-diplomat-expresses-concern-hopes-over-upcoming-elections

Indonesia
Govt to deregulate aviation policies
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/107453/govt-to-deregulate-aviation-policies

Laos
ACMECS 7, CLMV 8 Open, Seeking To Build Dynamic Zone
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=16936

Malaysia
Malaysia's High-Income Status Target Still Within Reach
http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v8/newsindex.php?id=1296999

Myanmar
Economists refine investment law
http://www.elevenmyanmar.com/business/6360

Philippines
Courteous Abe did not push mending strained PH ties with US
http://news.mb.com.ph/2016/10/28/courteous-abe-did-not-push-mending-strained-ph-ties-with-us/

Singapore
HDB resale prices in Q3 remain unchanged, transactions fall
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/hdb-resale-prices-in-q3-remain-unchanged-transactions-fall/3242304.html

Thailand
GDP growth forecast unchanged at 3.3%
http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1121572/gdp-forecast-kept-at-3-3-

Vietnam
NA to pass new trade law
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/345241/na-to-pass-new-trade-law.html#3Dcu9oM8AMeTWv6b.97

 

27 October

Brunei
$20m bioproduction facility launched
http://bt.com.bn/frontpage-news-national/2016/10/27/20m-bioproduction-facility-launched

Cambodia
Miners ask Hun Sen to let them dig deeper
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/miners-ask-hun-sen-let-them-dig-deeper

Indonesia
President urges for resolving issue of overlapping regulations
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/107419/president-urges-for-resolving-issue-of-overlapping-regulations

Laos
Nava Bharat Ventures completes sale of interest in Laos project, overseas subsidiary
http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/companies/nava-bharat-ventures-completes-sale-of-interest-in-laos-project-overseas-subsidiary/article9276038.ece?homepage=true

Malaysia
Labuan FSA To Undertake 3 Key Policy Initiatives In 2017
http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v8/bu/newsbusiness.php?id=1296697

Myanmar
Business leaders lobby Suu Kyi over election
http://www.elevenmyanmar.com/politics/6336

Philippines
Experts say Duterte’s visit puts China-PH ties back on track
http://news.mb.com.ph/2016/10/27/experts-say-dutertes-visit-puts-china-ph-ties-back-on-track/

Singapore
OCBC posts 5% jump in Q3 profit, beating expectations
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/ocbc-posts-5-jump-in-q3-profit-beating-expectations/3239142.html

Thailand
Minister: Consumption back to normal
http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1120548/minister-consumption-back-to-normal

Vietnam
Agro-forestry-fishery export value up 6.3%
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/345155/agro-forestry-fishery-export-value-up-63.html#ofHuModHoO5l5Mv9.97

 

26 October

Brunei
HM appoints new ambassador, receives foreign envoys
http://bt.com.bn/frontpage-news-national/2016/10/26/hm-appoints-new-ambassador-receives-foreign-envoys

Cambodia
Telcotech leads race for undersea cable
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/telcotech-leads-race-undersea-cable

Indonesia
ABU`s Bali Declaration adopts Indonesia`s Unity in Diversity
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/107409/abus-bali-declaration-adopts-indonesias-unity-in-diversity

Laos
SWOP Calls For Investment In Adolescent Girls Today
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=16793

Malaysia
Melaka Targets RM5 Billion Investments Yearly
http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v8/bu/newsbusiness.php?id=1296216

Myanmar
President Htin Kyaw addresses World Economic Forum on Mekong Region
http://www.elevenmyanmar.com/politics/6326

Philippines
Duterte to Abe: PH will remain a true and loyal ally of Japan
http://news.mb.com.ph/2016/10/26/duterte-to-abe-ph-will-remain-a-true-and-loyal-ally-of-japan/

Singapore
First phase to set up Secondary Gas Trading Market completed: S Iswaran
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/first-phase-to-set-up-secondary-gas-trading-market-completed-s/3236576.html

Thailand
September exports unexpectedly rise 3.4%

http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1119713/september-exports-unexpectedly-rise-3-4-

Vietnam
Stay updated, experts urge VN businesses
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/345076/stay-updated-experts-urge-vn-businesses.html#D3oDSFXoYajyp4vI.97

 

25 October

Brunei
Ministry holds Hijrah talk
http://bt.com.bn/news-national/2016/10/25/ministry-holds-hijrah-talk

Cambodia
Cambodia, Vietnam Seek Help From Abroad in Border Dispute
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/cambodia-vietnam-seek-help-abroad-border-dispute-119698/

Indonesia
Military relations with China at best level: Indonesian ambassador
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/107386/military-relations-with-china-at-best-level-indonesian-ambassador

Laos
MPRT Hold New Hijrah Celebration With Religious Talk
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=16781

Malaysia
Gerakan Continues To Demand Answers On Penang's Economic State
http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v8/newsindex.php?id=1295878

Myanmar
Elections to be held in secure areas: UEC chairman
http://www.elevenmyanmar.com/politics/6314

Philippines
China-PH partnership versus drugs taking shape
http://www.mb.com.ph/china-ph-partnership-versus-drugs-taking-shape/

Singapore
Consolidating solar, wind and tidal energy on Semakau Landfill
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/consolidating-solar-wind-and-tidal-energy-on-semakau-landfill/3233752.html

Thailand
Economy 'on track for 3.2% growth'
http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1119008/economy-on-track-for-3-2-growth

Vietnam
Vietcombank to sell non-convertible bonds worth nearly $90m
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/345018/vietcombank-to-sell-non-convertible-bonds-worth-nearly-90m.html#4Oo1MbzmXr3fjS1b.99

 

24 October

Brunei
Brunei ranked 20th in Passport Index
http://bt.com.bn/frontpage-news-national/2016/10/24/brunei-ranked-20th-passport-index

Cambodia
Tower sharing for greater efficiency
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/tower-sharing-greater-efficiency

Indonesia
Indonesia, UN commemorate 71st UN Day
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/107361/indonesia-un-commemorate-71st-un-day

Laos
Local Partnerships and Community Initiatives Leads to BRU.X.Fit Events Success
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=16708

Malaysia
Entulu Retains Post As PRS Deputy President
http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v8/newsindex.php?id=1295109

Myanmar
UPDJC debates proposal for simultaneous political dialogues around the country
http://www.elevenmyanmar.com/politics/6305

Philippines
Taguiwalo: PH welcomes foreign help but with ‘no strings attached’
http://www.mb.com.ph/taguiwalo-ph-welcomes-foreign-help-but-with-no-strings-attached/

Singapore
We are pursuing the right strategies, and given time they will work: PM Lee on the economy
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/we-are-pursuing-the-right-strategies-and-given-time-they-will/3231354.html

Thailand
2C2P: Building a powerhouse 
http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1118637/2c2p-building-a-powerhouse

Vietnam
Wood export pact with EU near
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/344934/wood-export-pact-with-eu-near.html#7mISvOQCeRQ2dQgL.97

 

23 October

Brunei
Philippines, Brunei meet to discuss defence cooperation
http://bt.com.bn/news-national/2016/10/22/philippines-brunei-meet-discuss-defence-cooperation

Cambodia
Cambodia still fails to fulfil Paris Peace Agreements’ vision
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/analysis-and-op-ed/cambodia-still-fails-fulfil-paris-peace-agreements-vision

Indonesia
Flood, landslide hit Palabuhanratu, Sukabumi
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/107348/flood-landslide-hit-palabuhanratu-sukabumi

Laos
Syariah Courts Host Appreciation Ceremony
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=16632

Malaysia
PPBM Cannot Lead Govt Like UMNO – Annuar
http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v8/newsindex.php?id=1295074

Myanmar
President to visit Vietnam
http://www.elevenmyanmar.com/politics/6294

Philippines
PH won’t cut ties with US
http://www.mb.com.ph/ph-wont-cut-ties-with-us/

Singapore
President Tony Tan heading to Bangkok to pay respects to late King Bhumibol
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/president-tony-tan-heading-to-bangkok-to-pay-respects-to-late/3228918.html

Thailand
CDC denies being told to reset parties
http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/politics/1117025/cdc-denies-being-told-to-reset-parties

Vietnam
3 Chinese Navy Ships Visit Vietnam's Cam Ranh Bay
http://thediplomat.com/2016/10/3-chinese-navy-ships-visit-vietnams-cam-ranh-bay/

 

22 October

Brunei
Brunei is highest ranked in ASEAN for youth dev’t
http://bt.com.bn/news-national/2016/10/22/brunei-highest-ranked-asean-youth-dev’t

Cambodia
Cambodian Government and casino industry hold discussions regarding proposed casino bill
https://news.worldcasinodirectory.com/cambodian-government-and-casino-industry-hold-discussions-regarding-proposed-casino-bill-36429

Indonesia
Indonesian Ministry of Agrarian affairs to conduct land certification
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/107333/indonesian-ministry-of-agrarian-affairs-to-conduct-land-certification

Laos
CSBD 3rd Annual Cardiology Conference Officially Launched
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=16581

Malaysia
Semporna UMNO Division On Right Track - Hishammuddin
http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v8/newsindex.php?id=1294775

Myanmar
Suu Kyi to visit Japan next month
http://www.elevenmyanmar.com/politics/6289

Philippines
DOT Secretary reacts to China’s lifting of travel restriction to PH
http://www.mb.com.ph/dot-secretary-reacts-to-chinas-lifting-of-travel-restriction-to-ph/

Singapore
More professionals needed to cope with growing demand for social services: NCSS
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/more-professionals-needed-to-cope-with-growing-demand-for-social/3227070.html

Thailand
Measures bolster Chinese arrivals
http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1116481/measures-bolster-chinese-arrivals

Vietnam
VN markets take second small dip
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/344899/vn-markets-take-second-small-dip.html#ArjCHTcvzKOAAJTz.97

 

21 October

Brunei
ASEAN must continue to fight the drug menace
http://bt.com.bn/news-national/2016/10/21/asean-must-continue-fight-drug-menace

Cambodia
Tourism gears for China rising
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/tourism-gears-china-rising

Indonesia
Govt boosts national aviation industry through innovations
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/107310/govt-boosts-national-aviation-industry-through-innovations

Laos
BSB Report Decline in Crimes
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=16505

Malaysia
BUDGET: Measures Will Help Malaysia Capitalise On Internet Economy, Says MDEC
http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v8/newsindex.php?id=1294505

Myanmar
Sign ceasefire or go home: Chin leader
http://www.elevenmyanmar.com/politics/6280

Philippines
White House: Asia Pacific–China alliance ‘within America’s interest’
http://www.mb.com.ph/white-house-asia-pacific-china-alliance-within-americas-interest/

Singapore
Controversial socio-political issues in Singapore should be left to Singaporeans: Shanmugam
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/controversial-socio-political-issues-in-singapore-should-be-left/3225206.html

Thailand
Rice harvest prompts wary sales
http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1115461/rice-harvest-prompts-wary-sales

Vietnam
Vietnam promotes trade, investment in Germany
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/344879/vietnam-promotes-trade-investment-in-germany.html#mgwZXUKj9uM4gYk6.97

 

20 October

Brunei
Gov’t to rake in $70 million in revenue for agricultural sites at KKP Tungku by 2020
http://bt.com.bn/frontpage-news-national/2016/10/20/gov’t-rake-70-million-revenue-agricultural-sites-kkp-tungku-2020

Cambodia
Agro SEZ to grow China exports
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/agro-sez-grow-china-exports

Indonesia
House endorses bill on Paris Agreement
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/107293/house-endorses-bill-on-paris-agreement

Laos
Minister Seeks To Assist Inactive Companies
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=16450

Malaysia
JIBC To Focus On Developing Global Bioeconomy Ecosystem
http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v8/newsindex.php?id=1293883

Myanmar
Non-signatories excluded from talks
http://www.elevenmyanmar.com/politics/6271

Philippines
NBI Deputy Director Leuterio passes away
http://www.mb.com.ph/nbi-deputy-director-leuterio-passes-away/

Singapore
New Seletar Airport terminal could handle 700,000 passengers a year
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/new-seletar-airport-terminal-could-handle-700-000-passengers-a/3221626.html

Thailand
FY2016 revenue exceeds goal
http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1114613/fy2016-revenue-exceeds-goal

Vietnam
VN likely to fail GDP goal: PM
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/344798/vn-likely-to-fail-gdp-goal-pm.html#mCOZtH4jUh9vG0QD.99

 

19 October

Brunei
HRH pays tribute to late Thai King
http://bt.com.bn/frontpage-news-national/2016/10/19/hrh-pays-tribute-late-thai-king

Cambodia
Repo auction offers quick liquidity fix
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/repo-auction-offers-quick-liquidity-fix

Indonesia
BPJS-kesehatan now has 170 million members
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/107291/bpjs-kesehatan-now-has-170-million-members

Laos
BIBD Ranked Top in Brunei, 20 in Asia-Pacific
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=16373

Malaysia
Malaysia To Ensure Sovereignty Will Not Be Compromised By Joining AIIB
http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v8/newsindex.php?id=1293522

Myanmar
Border fence to be built along border with Bangladesh: information minister
http://www.elevenmyanmar.com/local/6259

Philippines
China praises ‘friendly’ Duterte during visit
http://www.mb.com.ph/china-praises-friendly-duterte-during-visit/

Singapore
ASEAN to discuss new plan to secure region against drugs: Shanmugam
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/asean-to-discuss-new-plan-to-secure-region-against-drugs/3219246.html

Thailand
SCB and TBank post Q3 profits 
http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1113717/scb-and-tbank-post-q3-profits

Vietnam
Japanese firms, big and small, keen on VN business: JCCI
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/344686/japanese-firms-big-and-small-keen-on-vn-business-jcci.html#TeWBAxuGIXhRSrqB.97

 

18 October

Brunei
His Majesty holds bilateral talks with Duterte
http://bt.com.bn/frontpage-news-national/2016/10/18/his-majesty-holds-bilateral-talks-duterte

Cambodia
China to Help Modernize Military, Defense Minister Says
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/china-help-modernize-military-defense-minister-says-119421/

Indonesia
Nations attend interfaith dialog to address threat of terrorism
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/107275/nations-attend-interfaith-dialog-to-address-threat-of-terrorism

Laos
Officers Visits Department Of Councils Of State
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=16281

Malaysia
Bill Aims To Enable Nation Become AIIB Member
http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v8/bu/newsbusiness.php?id=1293210

Myanmar
Rakhine State residents hold rally to support military in Maungdaw
http://www.elevenmyanmar.com/politics/6249

Philippines
PH, Brunei forge stronger bilateral, economic ties
http://www.mb.com.ph/ph-brunei-forge-stronger-bilateral-economic-ties/

Singapore
Singapore stages biggest islandwide counter-terrorism exercise
http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/singapore-stages-its-biggest-counter-terrorism-exercise

Thailand
PM uses S44 to appoint new Bangkok governor
http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/politics/1113316/pm-uses-s44-to-appoint-new-bangkok-governor

Vietnam
MoIT supports Thừa Thiên Huế in monitoring sea fish
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/344626/moit-supports-thua-thien-hue-in-monitoring-sea-fish.html

 

17 October

Brunei
YTM Pg Babu Raja passes away
http://bt.com.bn/frontpage-news-national/2016/10/17/ytm-pg-babu-raja-passes-away

Cambodia
Cambodian Commercial Centers to Open in China
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/cambodian-commercial-centers-open-china-119380/

Indonesia
Be professional and competent, minister tells energy ministry officers
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/107256/be-professional-and-competent-minister-tells-energy-ministry-officers

Laos
Brunei Delegation Departs to Singapore for SBYLEP
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=16247

Malaysia
Parti Warisan Sabah Is New Name Of Shafie-Led Party
http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v8/newsindex.php?id=1292570

Myanmar
Govt peace commission meets UNFC negotiators
http://www.elevenmyanmar.com/politics/6239

Philippines
ASEAN cop chiefs laud PH-style war on drugs
http://www.mb.com.ph/asean-cop-chiefs-laud-ph-style-war-on-drugs/

Singapore
UK's Red Arrows flypast in Singapore to take place on Tuesday after two postponements
http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/uks-red-arrows-flypast-in-singapore-to-take-place-on-tuesday-after-two-postponements

Thailand
Global funds sell off Thai bonds
http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1112585/global-funds-sell-off-thai-bonds

Vietnam
Vietnamese fruits need export support
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/344281/vietnamese-fruits-need-export-support.html

 

16 October

Brunei
International Islamic Conference for Women launched
http://bt.com.bn/news-national/2016/10/16/international-islamic-conference-women-launched

Cambodia
Cambodia-China Tourism Pact
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/30853/cambodia-china-tourism-pact/

Indonesia
President Jokowi meets people at car-free day in Solo
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/107250/president-jokowi-meets-people-at-car-free-day-in-solo

Laos
UNISSA Host Business Plan Competition
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=16169

Malaysia
MIC Wants To Contest 9 Parliament, 10 State Seats In GE14
http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v8/newsindex.php?id=1292349

Myanmar
Military chief demands groups sign ceasefire
http://www.elevenmyanmar.com/politics/6232

Philippines
Visit marks beginning of ‘new chapter, new progress’ in PH-China relations
http://www.mb.com.ph/visit-marks-beginning-of-new-chapter-new-progress-in-ph-china-relations/

Singapore
Singapore's foreign policy in a changing world
http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/spores-foreign-policyin-a-changing-world

Thailand
Thai education service to set up Cambodian branch
http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1111581/thai-education-service-to-set-up-cambodian-branch

Vietnam
Deadly floods inundate central Vietnam
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/10/deadly-floods-inundate-central-vietnam-161016102856637.html

 

15 October

Brunei
Indonesia pushes for labour MoU
http://bt.com.bn/news-national/2016/10/14/indonesia-pushes-labour-mou

Cambodia
UN Envoy Visits Notorious Prey Speu Center
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/un-envoy-visits-notorious-prey-speu-center-119334/

Indonesia
Bali Declaration to be adopted as official UN document
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/107240/bali-declaration-to-be-adopted-as-official-un-document

Laos
Brunei Record B$142.3M Trade Balance in August 2016
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=16145

Malaysia
MIC To Recruit More Professionals In Bid To Strengthen Party
http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v8/newsindex.php?id=1292215

Myanmar
The President Office made a press release concerning the attack on Border Guard Forces (BGF) in Rakhine State on October 14
http://www.elevenmyanmar.com/politics/6222

Philippines
US remains top PH ally – Yasay
http://www.mb.com.ph/us-remains-top-ph-ally-yasay/

Singapore
President Tony Tan Keng Yam pays respects to late King Bhumibol Adulyadej at Thai Embassy
http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/president-tony-tan-keng-yam-pays-respects-to-late-king-bhumibol-adulyadej-at-thai-embassy

Thailand
Bhutanese royals arrive in Bangkok
http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1111309/bhutan-royals-arrive

Vietnam
Party chief stresses growth quality
http://vietnamnews.vn/politics-laws/344489/party-chief-stresses-growth-quality.html

 

14 October

Brunei
‘2016 marks a special year in Brunei, Russia ties’
http://bt.com.bn/news-national/2016/10/14/‘2016-marks-special-year-brunei-russia-ties

Cambodia
Judges and Rice: Cambodia's Expanding Reliance on China
http://thediplomat.com/2016/10/judges-and-rice-cambodias-expanding-reliance-on-china/

Indonesia
President installs Jonan as energy minister
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/107225/president-installs-jonan-as-energy-minister

Laos
Russian Embassy Held 25 Years of Russo-Brunei Relations Reception
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=16089

Malaysia
Penang Government Files Objections On Redelineation
http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v8/newsindex.php?id=1292018

Myanmar
Suu Kyi India trip announced
http://www.elevenmyanmar.com/politics/6221

Philippines
No more poverty by 2040
http://www.mb.com.ph/no-more-poverty-by-2040/

Singapore
Singapore, Australia ink four key agreements
http://www.straitstimes.com/politics/singapore-australia-ink-four-key-agreements

Thailand
The last farewell
http://www.bangkokpost.com/vdo/thailand/1110777/the-last-farewell

Vietnam
VN makes efforts for dynamic, prosperous Mekong sub-region: FM
http://vietnamnews.vn/politics-laws/344435/vn-makes-efforts-for-dynamic-prosperous-mekong-sub-region-fm.html

 

13 October

Brunei
Brunei attends ASEAN meet on cybersecurity strategy
http://bt.com.bn/news-national/2016/10/13/brunei-attends-asean-meet-cybersecurity-strategy

Cambodia
Sub-anchor: Status of Cambodia's economy
http://english.cctv.com/2016/10/13/VIDERVvqL3dqqvrHy2Wvees8161013.shtml

Indonesia
Indonesia to be world`s role model on peace: VP Kalla
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/107200/indonesia-to-be-worlds-role-model-on-peace-vp-kalla

Laos
Deputy Minister Attend SICW, AMCC in Singapore
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=16026

Malaysia
Resolutions Committee Secretariat Discusses Preparations For UMNO Assembly 2016
http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v8/newsindex.php?id=1291654

Myanmar
Yangon called to reveal business payments
http://www.elevenmyanmar.com/politics/6203

Philippines
China ready to improve bilateral ties with PH
http://www.mb.com.ph/china-ready-to-improve-bilateral-ties-with-ph/

Singapore
Singapore-Australia partnership part of network of ties in the region: PM Lee Hsien Loong
http://www.straitstimes.com/politics/singapore-australia-partnership-part-of-network-of-ties-in-the-region-pm-lee-hsien-loong

Thailand
HM the King passes away
http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1109581/hm-the-king-passes-away

Vietnam
Việt Nam and US to strengthen ties in national defense
http://vietnamnews.vn/politics-laws/344605/viet-nam-and-us-to-strengthen-ties-in-national-defense.html

 

12 October

Brunei
Princess Masna launches Russia exhibition
http://bt.com.bn/frontpage-news-national/2016/10/12/princess-masna-launches-russia-exhibition

Cambodia
China's leader visits ally Cambodia to cement strong ties
http://www.foxnews.com/world/2016/10/13/china-leader-visits-ally-cambodia-to-cement-strong-ties.html

Indonesia
Minister Pandjaitan opens head of Asian Coast Guard Agency meeting
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/107177/minister-pandjaitan-opens-head-of-asian-coast-guard-agency-meeting

Laos
BND on Same Level with SGD
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=15949

Malaysia
Wanita Gerakan Welcomes Move To Include A-G, MACC To Monitor Government Projects
http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v8/newsindex.php?id=1291300

Myanmar
By-elections to be held on April 1
http://www.elevenmyanmar.com/politics/6194

Philippines
Palace answers FVR: President Duterte has long-term vision for PH
http://www.mb.com.ph/palace-answers-fvr-president-duterte-has-long-term-vision-for-ph/

Singapore
PM Lee Hsien Loong and PM Turnbull hail deep friendship and closer partnership between Singapore and Australia
http://www.straitstimes.com/politics/singapore-australia-partnership-greater-than-the-sum-of-its-parts-pm-lee-hsien-loong

Thailand
Tevin: PTT capex to rise for innovation
http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1108289/tevin-ptt-capex-to-rise-for-innovation

Vietnam
Swiss investors welcome in VN
http://vietnamnews.vn/politics-laws/344314/swiss-investors-welcome-in-vn.html

 

11 October

Brunei
Brunei hosts ASEAN tourism meet
http://bt.com.bn/frontpage-news-national/2016/10/10/brunei-hosts-asean-tourism-meet

Cambodia
Chinese President to Meet Cambodian King During State Visit
http://www.voacambodia.com/a/chinese-premier-to-meet-cambodian-king-during-state-visit/3545756.html

Indonesia
Uruguay to open embassy in Jakarta
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/107157/uruguay-to-open-embassy-in-jakarta

Laos
'Visit Asean@50: Golden Celebration' Campaign Aim to Promote Asean Tourism
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=15881

Malaysia
Juanda: New Politics Not Necessarily Led By The Young
http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v8/newsindex.php?id=1290652

Myanmar
Myanmar war refugees return from Thailand
http://www.elevenmyanmar.com/politics/6187

Philippines
PH-Australia joint naval exercises begin
http://www.mb.com.ph/ph-australia-joint-naval-exercises-begin/

Singapore
The House keeps its eye on the economy
http://www.straitstimes.com/politics/the-house-keeps-its-eye-on-the-economy

Thailand
China buys 100,000 tonnes of rice from Thailand
http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1107872/china-buys-100-000-tonnes-of-rice-from-thailand

Vietnam
Asia summit fosters int’l links
http://vietnamnews.vn/politics-laws/344240/asia-summit-fosters-intl-links.html

 

10 October

Brunei
HM to meet with Asian leaders
http://bt.com.bn/frontpage-news-national/2016/10/10/hm-meet-asian-leaders

Cambodia
World Bank Helped Fund Controversial Dam: Report
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/world-bank-helped-fund-controversial-dam-report-119055/

Indonesia
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/107118/north-kalimantan-reports-surplus-in-international-trade

Laos
Over 200 Haakkeo Students Mark Teacher Day
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=15756

Malaysia
Najib: Malaysia's financial position managed in a responsible, prudent manner
http://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2016/10/10/pm-malaysia-financial-position-managed-in-a-responsible-prudent-manner/

Myanmar
Myanmar must mitigate risks despite favourable growth: World Bank
http://www.elevenmyanmar.com/business/6152

Philippines
BSP’s rediscounting total P10.67 billion end-August
http://www.mb.com.ph/bsps-rediscounting-total-p10-67-billion-end-august/

Singapore
President Tony Tan meets overseas Singaporeans in Norway
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/president-tony-tan-meets-overseas-singaporeans-in-norway/3192814.html

Thailand
PayAll targets 2017 overseas expansion 
http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1106801/payall-targets-2017-overseas-expansion

Vietnam
Credit growth expected to reach 21.82% this year
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/344203/credit-growth-expected-to-reach-2182-this-year.html#F5jUQ7xLDuMt6GFZ.99

 

9 October

Brunei
Duterte to visit Brunei on Oct 16
http://bt.com.bn/frontpage-news-national/2016/10/09/duterte-visit-brunei-oct-16

Cambodia
UN Rapporteur to Visit Kingdom
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/30568/un-rapporteur-to-visit-kingdom/

Indonesia
N Sumatra`s rubber exports down 20 percent
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/107110/n-sumatras-rubber-exports-down-20-percent

Laos
Amid $1.9M gift, CMAC boss tempers US aid comments
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/amid-19m-gift-cmac-boss-tempers-us-aid-comments

Malaysia
Liow moots national council to resolve transportation issues
http://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2016/10/09/liow-moots-national-council-transport/

Myanmar
Yangon lacks earthquake resistance: forum
http://www.elevenmyanmar.com/local/6172

Philippines
PH open for business with China – Dominguez
http://www.mb.com.ph/ph-open-for-business-with-china-dominguez/#gXWbSz8jMG4kv8G2.99

Singapore
Singapore looking to attract more Myanmar tourists to the city-state
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/singapore-looking-to-attract-more-myanmar-tourists-to-the-city/3192328.html

Thailand
Iran keen on buying more Thai rice 
http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1106352/iran-keen-on-buying-more-thai-rice

Vietnam
Exhibition Centre groundbreaking
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/344170/exhibition-centre-groundbreaking.html#BZIf3T5KTsrmoutZ.97

 

8 October

Brunei
Brunei’s veterans conferred medals of honour
http://bt.com.bn/news-national/2016/10/08/brunei%E2%80%99s-veterans-conferred-medals-honour

Cambodia
UA opens new "micro-campus" in Cambodia
http://www.wildcat.arizona.edu/article/2016/10/ua-opens-new-micro-campus-in-cambodia

Indonesia
Indonesia asks Japan to work on Jakarta-Surabaya train project
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-indonesia-japan-train-idUSKCN1280LZ

Laos
Gov’t Development Plan Emphasizes Poverty Reduction, Food Security, Nutrition
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=15614

Malaysia
Liow: Malacca airport may be relocated to accommodate bigger planes
http://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2016/10/08/liow-malacca-airport-may-be-relocated-to-accommodate-bigger-planes/

Myanmar
Investors get tax breaks under new law
http://www.elevenmyanmar.com/business/6165

Philippines
Energy sector poised to receive P9-billion financing from EU
http://www.mb.com.ph/energy-sector-poised-to-receive-p9-billion-financing-from-eu/#cPvvMAwY47130BCm.99

Singapore
President Tony Tan to make Singapore's first official state visit to Norway
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/president-tony-tan-to-make-singapore-s-first-official-state/3190344.html

Thailand
CP chief: Tech key for global race 
http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1105277/cp-chief-tech-key-for-global-race

Vietnam
Việt Nam gold price drops, international rate rises
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/344145/viet-nam-gold-price-drops-international-rate-rises.html#imPM83uzy2SRXb50.99

 

7 October

Brunei
Brunei, Singapore Air Force hold joint exercise
http://bt.com.bn/news-national/2016/10/07/brunei-singapore-air-force-hold-joint-exercise

Cambodia
Opposition Ends Boycott Of National Assembly
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/opposition-ends-boycott-national-assembly-118979/

Indonesia
Indonesia, US finance ministries establish cooperation on fiscal
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/107099/indonesia-us-finance-ministries-establish-cooperation-on-fiscal

Laos
Poverty Reduction Fund Helps Nakong Access Gravity Fed Water
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=15561

Malaysia
Air Selangor: Temporary water disruptions in KL and Petaling district
http://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2016/10/07/air-selangor-temporary-water-disruptions-in-kl-and-petaling-district/

Myanmar
Largest Indian bank enters Myanmar
http://www.elevenmyanmar.com/business/6150

Philippines
Duterte takes stock market on wild ride in first 100 days
http://www.mb.com.ph/duterte-takes-stock-market-on-wild-ride-in-first-100-days/#6pPQ1gzj02ehC0gj.99

Singapore
Parliament to discuss jobs, online gambling, Paralympics rewards on Oct 10
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/parliament-to-discuss-jobs-online-gambling-paralympics-rewards/3187862.html

Thailand
Lifestyle product makers lively 
http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1104301/lifestyle-product-makers-lively

Vietnam
Iranian President wants to reinforce ties with Vietnam
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/344074/iranian-president-wants-to-reinforce-ties-with-vietnam.html#TyQ8cexvo7YfEg1A.99

 

6 October

Brunei
Yayasan celebrates 24th anniversary
http://bt.com.bn/news-national/2016/10/06/yayasan-celebrates-24th-anniversary

Cambodia
ADB Offers Cambodia New $1B Loan Package
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/adb-offers-cambodia-new-1b-loan-package-118910/

Indonesia
IFC invests in Aneka Gas expansion
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/107082/ifc-invests-in-aneka-gas-expansion

Laos
Over 3,400 Farmer Families To Benefit From R. Korean Funded Project
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=15493

Malaysia
Air Selangor: Temporary water disruptions in KL and Petaling district
http://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2016/10/07/air-selangor-temporary-water-disruptions-in-kl-and-petaling-district/

Myanmar
15% over-60s by 2025: govt
http://www.elevenmyanmar.com/local/6144

Philippines
Reducing poverty takes precedence over rating upgrade
http://www.mb.com.ph/reducing-poverty-takes-precedence-over-rating-upgrade/#mlGzPHFA35ePZtWc.99

Singapore
Vivian Balakrishnan meets Turkish counterpart on introductory visit
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/vivian-balakrishnan-meets-turkish-counterpart-on-introductory/3184894.html

Thailand
World Bank raises GDP view, with caveat 
http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1103373/world-bank-raises-gdp-view-with-caveat

Vietnam
Russian, Belarusian automarkers face challenges in Việt Nam
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/343965/russian-belarusian-automarkers-face-challenges-in-viet-nam.html#2Jm0EfC4uCEXWTdq.99

 

5 October

Brunei
Brunei, M’sia ink MoU on green tech, urge joint oil production to begin
http://bt.com.bn/frontpage-news-national/2016/10/05/brunei-m%E2%80%99sia-ink-mou-green-tech-urge-joint-oil-production-begin

Cambodia
Government Deal With UN Hangs in the Balance
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/government-deal-un-hangs-balance-118838/

Indonesia
Garuda Indonesia expects US$25 million from intl cargo
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/107052/garuda-indonesia-expects-us25-million-from-intl-cargo

Laos
New Foreign Deputy Minister Appointed
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=15428

Malaysia
MCA: DAP in quandary after Anwar's invitation to PAS to join Pakatan
http://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2016/10/05/mca-dap-in-quandary-after-anwar-invitation-to-pas/

Myanmar
Thailand becomes second largest investor in Thilawa SEZ
http://www.elevenmyanmar.com/business/6131

Philippines
Inflation picks up in September to 2.3% on higher commodity prices
http://www.mb.com.ph/inflation-picks-up-in-september-to-2-3-on-higher-commodity-prices/#hJrcoawx5xm3mguW.99

Singapore
Singapore Media Festival 2016 focuses on storytelling in a digital age
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/entertainment/singapore-media-festival-2016-focuses-on-storytelling-in-a/3180564.html

Thailand
TPIPP nod on year-end listing 
http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1102669/tpipp-nod-on-year-end-listing

Vietnam
Gov’t scrutinises financial resources to settle bad debts
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/343937/govt-scrutinises-financial-resources-to-settle-bad-debts.html#qLMFBJ1wrTtyxXhW.99

 

4 October

Brunei
HM in Malaysia for annual talks
http://bt.com.bn/frontpage-news-national/2016/10/04/hm-malaysia-annual-talks

Cambodia
Opposition Lawmakers Mull Retaking Seats in Parliament
http://www.voacambodia.com/a/opposition-lawmakers-mull-retaking-seats-in-parliament/3535230.html

Indonesia
Govt expects industrial gas price to be US$6
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/107050/govt-expects-industrial-gas-price-to-be-us6

Laos
Gold Coating OF That Luang BEGINS
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=15359

Malaysia
Othman Aziz: No GST hike for Budget 2017
http://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2016/10/04/othman-aziz-no-gst-hike-for-budget-2017/

Myanmar
Call deposit interest reduction does not affect private banks: CBM
http://www.elevenmyanmar.com/business/6124

Phillipines
Business deals, economic ties to highlight Duterte’s China visit
http://www.mb.com.ph/business-deals-economic-ties-to-highlight-dutertes-china-visit/

Singapore
Singapore a 'firm believer' in India: PM Lee
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/singapore-a-firm-believer-in-india-pm-lee/3178658.html

Thailand
Bangkok Airways tax case sets precedent 
http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1102260/bangkok-airways-tax-case-sets-precedent

Vietnam
Yuan’s global popularity will impact VN economy
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/343830/yuans-global-popularity-will-impact-vn-economy.html#SUoel081BjhCw0QO.99

 

3 October

Brunei
Businesses enjoy brisk sales
http://bt.com.bn/news-national/2016/10/03/businesses-enjoy-brisk-sales

Cambodia
Ministry Tries to Reduce Infant Deaths
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/30565/ministry-tries-to-reduce-infant-deaths/

Indonesia
Government to raise financial assistance for political parties
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/107031/government-to-raise-financial-assistance-for-political-parties

Malaysia
PHL, Malaysia, Indonesia agree on joint air patrols
http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/583644/news/nation/phl-malaysia-indonesia-agree-on-joint-air-patrols

Myanmar
Myanmar hosts 37th General Assembly of the Asean Inter-Parliamentary Assembly
http://www.elevenmyanmar.com/local/6114

Philippines
Peso depreciation boosts PHL’s foreign reserves, says DOF exec
http://www.mb.com.ph/peso-depreciation-boosts-phls-foreign-reserves-says-dof-exec/#yRJvIzjb4JZjEfeb.99

Singapore
PM Lee to make 5-day working visit to India
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/pm-lee-to-make-5-day-working-visit-to-india/3173852.html

Thailand
Thailand gave the world Bangkok Rules on women’s jail care. Time now for more law reform at home
http://www.nationmultimedia.com/news/national/30296770

Vietnam
VN stocks to rise on quarterly reports
http://english.vietnamnet.vn/fms/business/164666/vn-stocks-to-rise-on-quarterly-reports.html

 

2 October

Brunei
HM: Bruneians will never get involved in terrorism
http://bt.com.bn/frontpage-news-national/2016/10/02/hm-bruneians-will-never-get-involved-terrorism

Cambodia
Caring for Cambodia improves Cambodian education system 40 years after genocide
http://thebrownandwhite.com/2016/10/02/caring-for-cambodia-improves-education-system-40-years-after-genocide/

Indonesia
President Jokowi calls on Indonesians to promote batik culture
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/107013/president-jokowi-calls-on-indonesians-to-promote-batik-culture

Laos
Festival to promote ethnic culture and tourism in northwest VN
http://english.vietnamnet.vn/fms/art-entertainment/164081/festival-to-promote-ethnic-culture-and-tourism-in-northwest-vn.html

Malaysia
GEN Malaysia sells GEN Hong Kong stake for US$415mln
http://www.ggrasia.com/gen-malaysia-sells-gen-hong-kong-stake-for-us415mln/

Myanmar
Foreign banks finish licence legwork
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/22865-foreign-banks-finish-licence-legwork.html

Philippines
PEZA sees hitting 5% growth at end-2016
http://www.mb.com.ph/peza-sees-hitting-5-growth-at-end-2016/

Singapore
Singapore re-elected to Council of International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/singapore-re-elected-to-council-of-international-civil-aviation/3173394.html

Thailand
Thailand wins TTG Travel Awards Destination of the Year 2016
http://www.traveldailynews.asia/news/article/62902/thailand-wins-ttg-travel-awards

Vietnam
Vietnam sugar producer plans $600m Singapore listing
http://english.vietnamnet.vn/fms/business/164610/vietnam-sugar-producer-plans--600m-singapore-listing.html

 

1 October

Brunei
HM sends congratulatory messages to China and Russia
http://bt.com.bn/frontpage-news-national/2016/10/01/hm-sends-congratulatory-messages-china-and-russia

Cambodia
Kem Sokha to Leave Refuge to Register
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/kem-sokha-leave-refuge-register-118720/

Indonesia
Rupiah weakens 43 points against USD
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/106995/rupiah-weakens-43-points-against-usd

Laos
NA Chairwoman wraps up visits to Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar
http://english.vietnamnet.vn/fms/government/164622/na-chairwoman-wraps-up-visits-to-laos--cambodia--myanmar.html

Malaysia
PM Najib: Do not misinterpret 'jihad'
http://www.nst.com.my/news/2016/10/177415/pm-najib-do-not-misinterpret-jihad

Myanmar
Chinese Navy Ships Arrive in Myanmar for Five-Day Visit
http://jakartaglobe.beritasatu.com/asia-pacific/chinese-navy-ships-arrive-myanmar-five-day-visit/

Philippines
Duterte urges Vietnam to buy more from PH
http://www.mb.com.ph/duterte-urges-vietnam-to-buy-more-from-ph/#WLO7xwVIuMDQixuO.99

Singapore
Singapore leaders congratulate China on its 67th anniversary
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/singapore-leaders-congratulate-china-on-its-67th-anniversary/3171086.html

Thailand
Bangkok to host Sustainable Brands forum 
http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1099984/sustainable-brands-in-spotlight

Vietnam
FDI inflows hit $16.43 billion in nine months
http://english.vietnamnet.vn/fms/business/164553/fdi-inflows-hit--16-43-billion-in-nine-months.html

 

ASEAN Day by Day: January 2017

31 January

Brunei
Royal Thai Armed Forces day Celebrated , Close Relations Lauded
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=22376

Cambodia
Coal-fired plant tests new power generator
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/coal-fired-plant-tests-new-power-generator

Indonesia
Bulog ready to develop post-harvest infrastructure
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/109191/bulog-ready-to-develop-post-harvest-infrastructure

Laos
Doubts over projected 2016 arrivals in Laos
http://www.nationmultimedia.com/news/business/aec/30305397

Malaysia
Malaysian billionaire to build 5,000 homes for poor Filipinos
http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2017/01/30/malaysian-billionaire-to-build-5000-homes-for-poor-filipinos/

Myanmar
Yangon govt ups transport spending for new buses
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/24767-yangon-govt-ups-transport-spending-for-new-buses.html

Philippines
US to Duterte: No weapons depot in Phl
http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2017/02/01/1667940/us-duterte-no-weapons-depot-phl

Singapore
National Museum of Singapore launches first digital gallery
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/national-museum-of-singapore-launches-first-digital-gallery/3480080.html

Thailand
BoT sees bright economic prospects
http://m.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1190212/bot-sees-bright-economic-prospects

Vietnam
FCA hands Deutsche Bank record 163 million pound fine for Russia trades
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/350461/fca-hands-deutsche-bank-record-163-million-pound-fine-for-russia-trades.html#BQHW0bSgp5Je0gWV.97

 

30 January

Brunei
Brunei Youths Depart for Japan
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=22312

Cambodia
Mekong economies on course
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/mekong-economies-course

Indonesia
Indonesia to cooperate with World Bank to develop Tana Toraja
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/109172/indonesia-to-cooperate-with-world-bank-to-develop-tana-toraja

Laos
Mekong economies on course
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/mekong-economies-course

Malaysia
Malaysians not affected by Trump’s US entry ban
http://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2017/01/30/malaysians-not-affected-by-trumps-us-entry-ban/

Myanmar
Consultation on investment rules highlights land issues
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/24750-consultation-on-investment-rules-highlights-land-issues.html

Philippines
Duterteism highlighted as the Philippines chairs ASEAN in 2017
http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1030938.shtml

Singapore
Vital to strengthen Singapore's culture: Shanmugam
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/vital-to-strengthen-singapore-s-culture-shanmugam/3478414.html

Thailand
Finance Ministry raises growth outlook to 3.6%
http://m.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1189609/finance-ministry-raises-growth-outlook-to-3-6-

Vietnam
Vietjet to raise $84 million from share issuance
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/350345/vietjet-to-raise-84-million-from-share-issuance.html#XF17SGsj0sPr1GUo.99

 

29 January

Brunei
MSME's Urged to Upgrade into SME's
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=22286

Cambodia
Farmers weeding out drudgery with mechanised equipment
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/farmers-weeding-out-drudgery-mechanised-equipment

Indonesia
VP Kalla chairs limited meeting to discuss Tana Toraja tourism
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/109165/vp-kalla-chairs-limited-meeting-to-discuss-tana-toraja-tourism

Laos
Cruising on the Mekong River through the ancient wonders of Laos
http://www.thephuketnews.com/cruising-on-the-mekong-river-through-the-ancient-wonders-of-laos-60727.php#ViJ0oERz3OHjujRv.99

Malaysia
Minister seeks info over stranded Indian national in Malaysia
http://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2017/01/29/minister-seeks-info-over-stranded-indian-national-in-malaysia/

Myanmar
Myanmar Growth Projected to Recover Following a Slowing Economy in 2016
http://www.finchannel.com/business/63052-myanmar-growth-projected-to-recover-following-a-slowing-economy-in-2016

Philippines
Toyota Philippines To Increase Production Despite Looming Excise Tax
http://www.ibtimes.ph/toyota-excise-tax-reform-luxury-market-camry-fortuner-philippines-6073

Singapore
Critical for Singapore to continue to have a reliable news source: Chee Hong Tat
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/critical-for-singapore-to-continue-to-have-a-reliable-news/3474374.html

Thailand
Gold prices rebound after three-day slump
http://m.bangkokpost.com/business/gold/1188493/gold-prices-rebound-after-three-day-slump

Vietnam
VN targets vegetable, fruit export value at $3b
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/350173/vn-targets-vegetable-fruit-export-value-at-3b.html#pOf4YxFlE0rb92cI.99

 

28 January

Brunei
Increasing Number of China, South Korea Tourist Visit Brunei This Month
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=22242

Cambodia
Solar pegged for urban expansion
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/solar-pegged-urban-expansion

Indonesia
CPO exit tax set at US$18 per ton
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/109155/cpo-exit-tax-set-at-us18-per-ton

Laos
Prime Minister’s Spouse Donates Aid Package To Poor People In Xaybuly
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=22255

Malaysia
Aramco snub puts Malaysia's Petronas in tight spot over RAPID project
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-petronas-analysis-idUSKBN15B0YW

Myanmar
Japanese chamber makes proposals to Suu Kyi to promote investment
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2017/01/28/business/japanese-chamber-makes-proposals-suu-kyi-promote-investment/#.WJrbuLZ953I

Philippines
287 PHL lower courts to benefit from eCourt system by end-2016
http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?&sid=6&pfn=958951&arch=1&go=Go&search_arch=Philippines&andor=and&mdte_arch=1&ddte_arch=0&ydte_arch=2017

Singapore
Companies need to pursue innovation amid challenging year: S Iswaran
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/companies-need-to-pursue-innovation-amid-challenging-year-s/3474152.html

Thailand
Treasury, hospital plan first seniors' complex
http://m.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1188525/first-seniors-complex-planned

Vietnam
Lack of timber threatens wood industry
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/350348/lack-of-timber-threatens-wood-industry.html#WwVzlQYeCUEtU8qF.97

 

27 January

Brunei
Minister Attends India's 68th Republic Day
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=22219

Cambodia
Cellcard’s latest offer raises pricing concerns
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cellcards-latest-offer-raises-pricing-concerns

Indonesia
Indonesia`s inflation estimated at 0.69 percent in January
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/109144/indonesias-inflation-estimated-at-069-percent-in-january

Laos
Better Statistics To Help Assess Progress Of Socio-Economic Development
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=22205

Malaysia
Malaysia confident US will continue with visa waiver programme, DPM says
http://www.themalaymailonline.com/malaysia/article/malaysia-confident-us-will-continue-with-visa-waiver-programme-dpm-says

Myanmar
Mango farming gets GAP stamp
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/24708-mango-farming-gets-gap-stamp.html

Philippines
PHL to promote HIM services in US next month
http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?&sid=6&pfn=958796&arch=1&go=Go&search_arch=Philippines&andor=and&mdte_arch=1&ddte_arch=0&ydte_arch=2017

Singapore
2 companies fined S$10,000 each for breaching data protection rules
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/2-companies-fined-s-10-000-each-for-breaching-data-protection/3471414.html

Thailand
India issuing 5-year multiple entry visas for Thais
http://m.bangkokpost.com/business/tourism-and-transport/1188008/india-issuing-5-year-multiple-entry-visas-for-thais

Vietnam
Vinacomin targets 5.5-6% annual revenue growth
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/350384/vinacomin-targets-55-6-annual-revenue-growth.html#tZLjikTmK6y7ksyH.97

 

26 January

Brunei
International Arabic Language Conference To Be Held At KUPU SB
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=22164

Cambodia
Cambodian Rice Bank bags rice depot tender
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cambodian-rice-bank-bags-rice-depot-tender

Indonesia
Indonesia accounts for 58 percent of sustainable palm oil production
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/109140/indonesia-accounts-for-58-percent-of-sustainable-palm-oil-production

Laos
Trends, opportunities in ASEAN market discussed in Laos
http://english.cctv.com/2017/01/26/ARTIhJljloRbOcjeGXVGUM6k170126.shtml

Malaysia
Malaysia should withdraw from the TPPA, according to CAP
http://www.malaysiakini.com/letters/370564

Myanmar
Myanmar to discuss rice exports with Sri Lanka
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/24689-myanmar-to-discuss-rice-exports-with-sri-lanka.html

Philippines
PHL leads the first meeting of the Committee of Permanent Representatives to ASEAN in 2017
http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?&sid=6&pfn=958300&arch=1&go=Go&search_arch=Philippines&andor=and&mdte_arch=1&ddte_arch=0&ydte_arch=2017

Singapore
Singapore rig builder Keppel cuts jobs amid industry slump
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/business/singapore-rig-builder-keppel-cuts-jobs-amid-industry-slump/3470028.html

Thailand
Music festivals may become a new tourism driver for Thailand
http://www.cnbc.com/2017/01/26/music-festivals-may-become-a-new-tourism-driver-for-thailand.html

Vietnam
Agriculture ministry working on plans to attract FDI
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/350110/agriculture-ministry-working-on-plans-to-attract-fdi.html#JCFAhKx6UzLkAZsH.99

 

25 January

Brunei
Short Distances Amongst Advantages Brunei Has to Offer for Tourism
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=22116

Cambodia
Renewed interest in Bangladeshi trade ties
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/renewed-interest-bangladeshi-trade-ties

Indonesia
President Jokowi inaugurates Executive Leadership Program
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/109122/president-jokowi-inaugurates-executive-leadership-program

Laos
Laos reports higher rate of dengue fever
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-01/25/c_136012675.htm

Malaysia
Philippines, Malaysia Eye Deeper Maritime Security Cooperation
http://thediplomat.com/2017/01/philippines-malaysia-eye-deeper-maritime-security-cooperation/

Myanmar
DICA business survey lacks breadth
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/24670-dica-business-survey-lacks-breadth.html

Philippines
Philippine economy surges and shrugs off politics — for now
https://www.ft.com/content/3d3042d4-e387-11e6-8405-9e5580d6e5fb

Singapore
Singapore 7th-least corrupt economy in the world: Annual index
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/singapore-7th-least-corrupt-economy-in-the-world-annual-index/3466054.html

Thailand
Microsoft is making it easier for the Thai government to break web encryption
http://www.theverge.com/2017/1/25/14381174/microsoft-thailand-government-surveillance-thai-censorship-encryption

Vietnam
SBV asks banks to ensure ATM service quality
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/350355/sbv-asks-banks-to-ensure-atm-service-quality.html#MSyueda12ZC2xgDj.99

 

24 January

Brunei
Dept of Planning, Development and Research Conduct Evidence-Based Research Workshop
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=22055

Cambodia
Kingdom’s economy insulated: officials
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kingdoms-economy-insulated-officials

Indonesia
OJK optimistic to reach inclusive finance index target
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/109099/ojk-optimistic-to-reach-inclusive-finance-index-target
Laos
Second Screening Of 1st Japanese Film Festival To Be Held
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=22061

Malaysia
Mustapa: Malaysia not surprised with trump’s TPPA withdrawal announcement
http://www.themalaymailonline.com/malaysia/article/mustapa-malaysia-not-surprised-with-trumps-tppa-withdrawal-announcement#sthash.Ba6z0TEv.dpuf

Myanmar
Uber and licensed cabs to replace Yangon taxi turmoil
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/24653-uber-and-licensed-cabs-to-replace-yangon-taxi-turmoil.html

Philippines
Energy dept strengthens sector-wide disaster response system
http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?&sid=6&pfn=957851&arch=1&go=Go&search_arch=Philippines&andor=and&mdte_arch=1&ddte_arch=0&ydte_arch=2017

Singapore
Singapore start-up unveils new karaoke-on-demand experience
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/singapore-start-up-unveils-new-karaoke-on-demand-experience/3463112.html

Thailand
Thailand begins e-Visa migration
http://www.ttrweekly.com/site/2017/01/thailand-begins-e-visa-migration/

Vietnam
Vingroup to invest in HCM City sports complex
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/350241/vingroup-to-invest-in-hcm-city-sports-complex.html#CxFIL6R2yhxRfW5w.99

 

23 January

Brunei
Religious Programme Praises Bandarku Ceria Event
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=22030

Cambodia
Tax Department declares amnesty
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/tax-department-declares-amnesty

Indonesia
Trump`s protectionist policy may affect Indonesia`s maritime fishery products
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/109066/trumps-protectionist-policy-may-affect-indonesias-maritime-fishery-products

Laos
Vietnam, Laos enjoy growing ties in 2016
http://english.vietnamnet.vn/fms/government/171605/vietnam--laos-enjoy-growing-ties-in-2016.html

Malaysia
UPDATE 1-Japan's JX, Petronas start Malaysia LNG train
http://in.reuters.com/article/malaysia-petronas-idINL4N1FD2QM

Myanmar
First Myanmar-assembled Nissan cars go on sale
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/24651-first-myanmar-assembled-nissan-cars-go-on-sale.html

Philippines
Pres. Duterte meets AFP, PNP top brass
http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?&sid=6&pfn=957475&arch=1&go=Go&search_arch=Philippines&andor=and&mdte_arch=1&ddte_arch=0&ydte_arch=2017

Singapore
Crazy Rich Asians director aiming to film, cast as much as possible in Singapore
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/entertainment/crazy-rich-asians-director-aiming-to-film-cast-as-much-as/3459754.html

Thailand
Thailand's Siam Commercial Bank seeks bids for insurance business: sources
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-siam-comrcl-insurance-idUSKBN15714D

Vietnam
Stock market to remain quiet ahead of Tet holiday
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/350127/stock-market-to-remain-quiet-ahead-of-tet-holiday.html#SMXG6Sj0TQ52w0EK.97

 

22 January

Brunei
Local Farmers Aim to Establish PPN
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=21958

Cambodia
Yojee to leverage Post Media’s delivery network
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/yojee-leverage-post-medias-delivery-network

Indonesia
Raja Ampat to organize various festivals to lure tourists
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/109051/raja-ampat-to-organize-various-festivals-to-lure-tourists

Laos
Laos crop yields may drop as irrigation system in need of repairs
http://www.thestatesman.com/opinion/laos-crop-yields-may-drop-as-irrigation-system-in-need-of-repairs-1485037031.html

Malaysia
Singapore will remove road charge once Malaysia's is implemented at all borders: High Commission
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/singapore-will-remove-road-charge-once-malaysia-s-is-implemented/3456238.html

Myanmar
First Private Bank shares plunge
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/24650-first-private-bank-shares-plunge.html

Philippines
PHL, Russian officials start to explore defense cooperation
http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?&sid=6&pfn=957254&arch=1&go=Go&search_arch=Philippines&andor=and&mdte_arch=1&ddte_arch=0&ydte_arch=2017

Singapore
Phuket-bound Jetstar flight 3K535 turns back to Singapore
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/phuket-bound-jetstar-flight-3k535-turns-back-to-singapore/3457946.html

Thailand
Thailand, Myanmar moot maritime tourism on Andaman coast
http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/tourism-and-transport/1184800/thailand-myanmar-moot-maritime-tourism-on-andaman-coast

Vietnam
Microsoft and FPT develop strategic partnership
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/350128/microsoft-and-fpt-develop-strategic-partnership.html#uXBoY3X4XC9hgmxv.97

 

21 January

Brunei
Takaful Brunei Signs Agreement with RBAF
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=21932

Cambodia
Credit shows signs of cooling off
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/credit-shows-signs-cooling

Indonesia
Refer to law on SOE regarding foreign directors says VP Kalla
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/109034/refer-to-law-on-soe-regarding-foreign-directors-says-vp-kalla

Laos
National Defense Celebrates Army’s 68th Anniversary
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=21919

Malaysia
Study in Malaysia: Students’ visa approval in 14 days
http://www.thedailystar.net/world/southeast-asia/study-malaysia-students-visa-approval-14-days-1348732

Myanmar
Mingalar market design competition opens
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/24736-mingalar-market-design-competition-opens.html
Philippines
PHL Embassy, Filipino community reaffirm enduring PHL-US ties on eve of US President Trump's inauguration
http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?&sid=6&pfn=957140&arch=1&go=Go&search_arch=Philippines&andor=and&mdte_arch=1&ddte_arch=0&ydte_arch=2017

Singapore
Singapore will have to ‘wait to see’ what Trump’s policies are and adapt: Shanmugam
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/singapore-will-have-to-wait-to-see-what-trump-s-policies-are-and/3456524.html

Thailand
Thai exports to be dented slightly by Trump policy
http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1184253/thai-exports-to-be-dented-slightly-by-trump-policy

Vietnam
Reforms hastened by EVFTA
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/350074/reforms-hastened-by-evfta.html#TCRcsx4RUEykajxL.97

 

20 January

Brunei
Minister Receives Visit from Pakistan Envoy
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=21878

Cambodia
Logistics firm DSV launches rebranded local branch
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/logistics-firm-dsv-launches-rebranded-local-branch

Indonesia
Indonesian Minister hopes Garuda`s operations will continue undisturbed
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/109033/indonesian-minister-hopes-garudas-operations-will-continue-undisturbed

Laos
NA President Receives Vietnamese Veterans
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=21880

Malaysia
Central Bank plans level playing field for foreign payment firms
http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2017/01/20/mh370-malaysia-yet-to-decide-on-rewarding-those-who-find-jet/

Myanmar
Central Bank plans level playing field for foreign payment firms
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/24639-central-bank-plans-level-playing-field-for-foreign-payment-firms.html

Philippines
Philippines' Duterte to return to China, as ties warm
http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/asean/1183205/philippines-duterte-to-return-to-china-as-ties-warm

Singapore
Singapore economy on steady, stable path, says PM Lee
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/singapore-economy-on-steady-stable-path-says-pm-lee/3454472.html

Thailand
Thai SMEs optimistic
http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/telecom/1183401/survey-thai-smes-optimistic

Vietnam
Central city invests in infrastructure of hi-tech park
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/349214/central-city-invests-in-infrastructure-of-hi-tech-park.html#UVMbWeMylZddVlZu.99

 

19 January

Brunei
MPRT Targets Increase Tourist Arrivals in 2020
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=21832

Cambodia
Geared up for moto assembly
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/geared-moto-assembly

Indonesia
Tax office to summon Google to clarify data on revenue
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/109016/tax-office-to-summon-google-to-clarify-data-on-revenue

Laos
Vietnam provides the model for export-led economic growth: ANZ
http://www.nationmultimedia.com/news/business/aec/30304499

Malaysia
Singapore willing to lift road charge when Malaysia imposes toll at Thai
http://news.asiaone.com/news/singapore/singapore-willing-lift-road-charge-when-malaysia-imposes-toll-thai-border

Myanmar
Trade groups raise traffic concerns as Yebu gate reopens
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/24613-trade-groups-raise-traffic-concerns-as-yebu-gate-reopens.html

Philippines
China says Philippines' Duterte to visit again as ties warm up
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/china-says-philippines-duterte-to-visit-again-as-ties-warm-up/3450132.html

Singapore
Singapore to be home port for Hong Kong cruise ship Genting Dream
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/singapore-to-be-home-port-for-hong-kong-cruise-ship-genting/3451218.html

Thailand
Central market spur ordered
http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1182597/central-market-spur-ordered

Vietnam
Gas industry targets doubling output by year 2035
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/349954/gas-industry-targets-doubling-output-by-year-2035.html#XSy9bWvFiFEkVsBR.99

 

18 January

Brunei
Minister Urge Private Schools to Establish Own Board of Directors
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=21792

Cambodia
Banker to lead Khmer-Chinese coterie
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/banker-lead-khmer-chinese-coterie

Indonesia
Indonesia to closely monitor developments in U.S., China
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/109012/indonesia-to-closely-monitor-developments-in-us-china

Laos
Singapore Helps Improve Physiotherapy Education in Laos
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=21773

Malaysia
Malaysia holds interest rate at 3%
http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/world/1183016/malaysia-holds-interest-rate-at-3-

Myanmar
Yangon govt promises YBS improvements
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/24595-yangon-govt-promises-ybs-improvements.html

Philippines
Philippines voices displeasure at China's 'very troubling' militarization
http://asia.nikkei.com/Politics-Economy/International-Relations/Philippines-voices-displeasure-at-China-s-very-troubling-militarization

Singapore
Car-Free Sunday brought forward by a week on Jan 22
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/car-free-sunday-brought-forward-by-a-week-on-jan-22/3447920.html

Thailand
Thailand-Cambodia rail link delayed again
http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/asean/1182440/thailand-cambodia-rail-link-delayed-again

Vietnam
Vietinbank successfully issues bonds at low interest rate
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/349951/vietinbank-successfully-issues-bonds-at-low-interest-rate.html#d3lx6b64fB28t2sv.99

 

17 January

Brunei
Tinjau Perkembangan Pembelajaran di SMALHB
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=21720

Cambodia
Legal void stalling e-commerce: study
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/legal-void-stalling-e-commerce-study

Indonesia
Indonesia`s foreign debt drops US$7.2 billion
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/108978/indonesias-foreign-debt-drops-us72-billion

Laos
Laos eyes electricity export to Malaysia this year
http://www.nationmultimedia.com/news/business/aec/30304324

Malaysia
BHSI Wins License to Write Reinsurance in Malaysia
http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/international/2017/01/17/438975.htm

Myanmar
Capital hoteliers address empty rooms
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/24577-capital-hoteliers-address-empty-rooms.html

Philippines
Philippines defence minister says China arms on islands worrying
http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asia/philippines-defence-minister-says-china-arms-on-islands-worrying

Singapore
Singapore, China to hold Joint Council for Bilateral Cooperation meeting next month
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/singapore-china-to-hold-joint-council-for-bilateral-cooperation/3444732.html

Thailand
Subaru plant to produce in Thailand
http://www.bangkokpost.com/auto/news/1182077/subaru-plant-to-produce-in-thailand

Vietnam
Thaco, Korean partner deal on farm machinery manufacturing
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/349872/thaco-korean-partner-deal-on-farm-machinery-manufacturing.html#YsJH2JA4Y7Af5Jmd.99

 

16 January

Brunei
Brunei Pivotal in Promoting Culture and Art Within ASEAN
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=21657

Cambodia
Construction projects expand in number, size
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/construction-projects-expand-number-size

Indonesia
Indonesian govt to optimize tax receipts through database
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/108969/indonesian-govt-to-optimize-tax-receipts-through-database

Laos
Laos expands power grid and eyes biomass in renewable energy push
http://www.bioenergy-news.com/display_news/11685/laos_expands_power_grid_and_eyes_biomass_in_renewable_energy_push/

Malaysia
Berkshire Hathaway expands specialty insurance to Malaysia
http://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2017/01/17/berkshire-hathaway-expands-specialty-insurance-to-malaysia/

Myanmar
New day dawns for Yangon bus system
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/24560-new-day-dawns-for-yangon-bus-system.html

Philippines
Japan, Vietnam leaders to meet with S. China Sea, TPP in focus
http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?&sid=6&pfn=955505&arch=1&go=Go&search_arch=Philippines&andor=and&mdte_arch=1&ddte_arch=0&ydte_arch=2017

Singapore
Veteran lawyer Lucien Wong appointed Attorney-General
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/veteran-lawyer-lucien-wong-appointed-attorney-general/3441626.html

Thailand
Thailand's CP All and three funds compete for Polish retailer Zabka
http://www.reuters.com/article/zabka-ma-idUSL5N1F6233

Vietnam
Maritime Bank to list on UPCoM on Friday
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/349785/maritime-bank-to-list-on-upcom-on-friday.html#6V1mp6YrRLzOhSPS.99

 

15 January

Brunei
Minister Visits ITQSHHB
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=21622

Cambodia
Growing in a hungry market
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/growing-hungry-market

Indonesia
Household consumption key to achieving economic growth in 2018
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/108943/household-consumption-key-to-achieving-economic-growth-in-2018

Laos
Laos to export more rice to China: PM
http://english.cctv.com/2017/01/16/ARTIWFaTQO3gIQBF0H3aTRW6170116.shtml

Malaysia
Shell facing technical problems, 900 stations affected
http://www.themalaymailonline.com/malaysia/article/shell-confirms-technical-glitch-at-petrol-stations-nationwide

Myanmar
Myanmar looks to rebrand as a destination for foreign tourists
http://www.elevenmyanmar.com/tourism/7432

Philippines
Abe, Jokowi meet to strengthen cooperation on S. China Sea
http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?&sid=6&pfn=955362&arch=1&go=Go&search_arch=Philippines&andor=and&mdte_arch=1&ddte_arch=0&ydte_arch=2017

Singapore
First batch of students receives new Edusave award
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/first-batch-of-students-receives-new-edusave-award/3439834.html

Thailand
Thailand’s elections delayed yet again
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/34285/thailand---s-elections-delayed-yet-again/

Vietnam
Speed up SOE equitisation: PM
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/349700/speed-up-soe-equitisation-pm.html#bBZ3oJFz36w2TI2G.97

 

14 January

Brunei
Turkey Open Scholarships for Graduate Programmes
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=21573

Cambodia
Sleeker tax system nets more revenue
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/sleeker-tax-system-nets-more-revenue

Indonesia
Indonesia won't flood nickel market: minister
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-indonesia-mining-idUSKBN14Y0HD

Laos
Singapore firms should seize first-mover advantage in Cambodia, Laos
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/singapore-firms-should-seize-first-mover-advantage-in-cambodia/3438808.html

Malaysia
Malaysia to boost border security
http://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2017/01/15/malaysia-to-boost-border-security-basic-surveillance-not-enough-system-should-go-hightech-says-zahid/

Myanmar
Thai govt donates $2m to Rakhine
http://www.elevenmyanmar.com/local/7424

Philippines
AFP modernization to continue under Duterte administration
http://northboundasia.com/2017/01/14/afp-modernization-continue-duterte-administration/#.WIMpR7Z94zY

Singapore
Singapore firms should seize first-mover advantage in Cambodia, Laos: President Tan
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/singapore-firms-should-seize-first-mover-advantage-in-cambodia/3438808.html

Thailand
King urges government to enhance education
http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1180169/king-urges-government-to-enhance-education

Vietnam
Internet in Việt Nam expected to be slow until Tết
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/349720/internet-in-viet-nam-expected-to-be-slow-until-tet.html#1JWeQRHqqgQ6rxRg.99

 

13 January

Brunei
UNISSA Celebrate 10th Anniversary
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=21516

Cambodia
Plans for solar-powered industrial park illuminated
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/plans-solar-powered-industrial-park-illuminated

Indonesia
Ministry to expedite agriculture development in border areas
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/108935/ministry-to-expedite-agriculture-development-in-border-areas

Laos
Singapore to deepen relationship with Laos
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/singapore-to-deepen-relationship-with-laos-president-tony-tan/3434112.html

Malaysia
Malaysia may push new measures to deal with forex volatility
http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/world/1179616/malaysia-may-push-new-measures-to-deal-with-forex-volatility

Myanmar
Fortified rice needs new networks to reach wider population
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/24535-fortified-rice-needs-new-networks-to-reach-wider-population.html

Philippines
Japan Seeks to Limit China as Abe Visits Philippines
http://www.voanews.com/a/japan-china-abe-philippines-vist/3676088.html

Singapore
AVA lifts sales suspension for 2 fish farms affected by oil spill
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/ava-lifts-sales-suspension-for-2-fish-farms-affected-by-oil/3436922.html

Thailand
Thailand approves changes to constitution on king powers
http://www.foxnews.com/world/2017/01/13/thailand-approves-changes-to-constitution-on-king-powers.html

Vietnam
AIIB eyes infrastructure development in Viet Nam
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/349672/aiib-eyes-infrastructure-development-in-viet-nam.html#iihCSx4zzm3AuAK9.99

 

12 January

Brunei
RBAF Commander Receives Visit from Saudi General
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=21486

Cambodia
Economy resilient to global headwinds: World Bank
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/economy-resilient-global-headwinds-world-bank

Indonesia
President Jokowi, PM Abe to discuss ways to strengthen economic partnership
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/108910/president-jokowi-pm-abe-to-discuss-ways-to-strengthen-economic-partnership

Laos
President Tan arrives in Laos for state visit
http://www.straitstimes.com/politics/president-tan-arrives-in-laos-for-state-visit

Malaysia
Johari: Malaysia on the right track
http://www.thestar.com.my/business/business-news/2017/01/13/johari-msia-on-the-right-track/

Myanmar
Gold industry hopes to see central market in 2017
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/24493-gold-industry-hopes-to-see-central-market-in-2017.html

Philippines
Japanese PM Becomes 1st National Leader to Visit Brash-Talking Philippine President
http://abcnews.go.com/International/analysis-japanese-pm-head-state-visit-brash-talking/story?id=44737217

Singapore
VR technology makes debut at Singapore Motorshow
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/vr-technology-makes-debut-at-singapore-motorshow/3433520.html

Thailand
King of Thailand requests changes to draft constitution
http://royalcentral.co.uk/international/king-of-thailand-requests-changes-to-draft-constitution-74910  

Vietnam
Framework agreement deemed landmark in Việt Nam-Hungary ties
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/349602/framework-agreement-deemed-landmark-in-viet-nam-hungary-ties.html#s1B79jmAzRlzk1yX.99

 

11 January

Brunei
Temburong Receive Working Visit From Minister
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=21438

Cambodia
New border facilities to enhance trade, tourism with Laos
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/new-border-facilities-enhance-trade-tourism-laos

Indonesia
Indonesia, Japan to enhance cooperation in agriculture sector
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/108873/indonesia-japan-to-enhance-cooperation-in-agriculture-sector

Laos
Laos, Singapore Strengthen Cooperation
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=21535

Malaysia
Malaysia launches 5-year Islamic fund, wealth management blueprint
http://www.thestar.com.my/business/business-news/2017/01/12/malaysia-launches-islamic-fund-and-wealth-management-blueprint/

Myanmar
Border trade stays paper based as govt struggles with customs system
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/24475-border-trade-stays-paper-based-as-govet-struggles-with-customs-system.html

Philippines
PM Abe to visit PHL, Australia, Indonesia, Vietnam http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?&sid=6&pfn=954210&arch=1&go=Go&search_arch=Philippines&andor=and&mdte_arch=1&ddte_arch=0&ydte_arch=2017

Singapore
SCDF paramedics to get emergency care training in hospitals
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/scdf-paramedics-to-get-emergency-care-training-in-hospitals/3429998.html

Thailand
Thai constitutional changes would mean no regent required: media reports
http://asia.nikkei.com/Politics-Economy/Policy-Politics/Thai-constitutional-changes-would-mean-no-regent-required-media-reports

Vietnam
Finance stocks push VN Index down
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/349504/finance-stocks-push-vn-index-down.html#rJ5yeApDq3wQSpxQ.97

 

10 January

Brunei
Minister Attend Women's Special Assembly Full Rehearsal
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=21376

Cambodia
Taxpayers to be scored on compliance level
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/taxpayers-be-scored-compliance-level

Indonesia
Indonesia`s palm oil exports down 2 percent in 2016
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/108864/indonesias-palm-oil-exports-down-2-percent-in-2016

Laos
PM Visits Champassak Ahead Of Opening of Lao-Cambodian Int’l Checkpoint
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=21397

Malaysia
Malaysia's Mohd Faiz Subri wins Best Goal
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-38566228

Myanmar
Yangon bus system overhaul set to start
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/24451-yangon-bus-system-overhaul-set-to-start.html

Philippines
Joint TF Haribon to help secure ASEAN Summit 2017 launch in Davao City
http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?&sid=6&pfn=953857&arch=1&go=Go&search_arch=Philippines&andor=and&mdte_arch=1&ddte_arch=0&ydte_arch=2017

Singapore
More stringent criteria set for pulp, paper firms under enhanced Green Label Scheme
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/more-stringent-criteria-set-for-pulp-paper-firms-under-enhanced/3426896.html

Thailand
Thailand’s tallest tower attracts investors’ cash
http://www.thenational.ae/thailands-tallest-tower-attracts-investors-cash

Vietnam
Hà Nội innovative business incubator becomes operational
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/349492/ha-noi-innovative-business-incubator-becomes-operational.html#YQPXtEYrfWUQB394.99

 

9 January

Brunei
Brunei Hokkien Association Urges More Youth Division Participation
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=21337

Cambodia
Acleda Bank breaks ground on new campus
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/acleda-bank-breaks-ground-new-campus

Indonesia
President Jokowi visits Kajen market in Pekalongan
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/108830/president-jokowi-visits-kajen-market-in-pekalongan

Laos
Electricity Charges for Agricultural Sector to Be
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=21341

 
Malaysia
Malaysian palm oil rebounds on expectation of higher exports
http://www.brecorder.com/agriculture-a-allied/183/122098/

Myanmar
Rakhine commerce minister sees bright future for black bean exports
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/24457-rakhine-commerce-minister-sees-bright-future-for-black-bean-exports.html

Philippines
PHL to ratify Paris treaty by July
http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?&sid=6&pfn=953765&arch=1&go=Go&search_arch=Philippines&andor=and&mdte_arch=1&ddte_arch=0&ydte_arch=2017  

Singapore
PM Lee thanks outgoing Attorney-General V K Rajah for outstanding contributions
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/pm-lee-thanks-outgoing-attorney-general-v-k-rajah-for/3424254.html

Thailand
Thailand expects tourism revenue of nearly $50 billion in 2017
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-thailand-economy-tourism-idUSKBN14T0QN

Vietnam
VIB: 2016 results positive; shares listed on UPCoM
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/349387/vib-2016-results-positive-shares-listed-on-upcom.html#GslpbPGDYd68GSPX.99

 

8 January

Brunei
Brunei Signs Strategic Alliances Agreement
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=21279

Cambodia
Singapore keen to strengthen ties with Cambodia: President Tony Tan
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/singapore-keen-to-strengthen-ties-with-cambodia-president-tony/3422680.html

Indonesia
E. Kalimantan`s exports down in value
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/108815/e-kalimantans-exports-down-in-value

Malaysia
Minister: Malaysia ready to face possibility of TPPA cancellation
http://www.themalaymailonline.com/malaysia/article/minister-malaysia-ready-to-face-possibility-of-tppa-cancellation

Myanmar
Govt IT master plan published
http://www.elevenmyanmar.com/local/7343

Philippines
Homebound Russian ships get PASSEX from PN
http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?&sid=6&pfn=953459&arch=1&go=Go&search_arch=Philippines&andor=and&mdte_arch=1&ddte_arch=0&ydte_arch=2017

Singapore
E-scooter user narrowly avoids getting run over by van
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/e-scooter-user-narrowly-avoids-getting-run-over-by-van/3422260.html

 Thailand
Marubeni set to win order for Thai gas plant with Siemens
http://asia.nikkei.com/Business/Deals/Marubeni-set-to-win-order-for-Thai-gas-plant-with-Siemens

Vietnam
Shares tread water on foreign sales pressure
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/301417/shares-tread-water-on-foreign-sales-pressure.html#4UXAy2ESyzbT3k1j.99

 

7 January

Brunei
Arabic School Top Students to be Offered Overseas Scholarship
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=21235

Cambodia
President Tony Tan to make state visits to Cambodia and Laos
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/president-tony-tan-to-make-state-visits-to-cambodia-and-laos/3420966.html

Indonesia
Indonesian ministry to intensify coffee plantation
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/108794/indonesian-ministry-to-intensify-coffee-plantation

Malaysia
International Living’s rating testament to Malaysia’s world class healthcare system
http://www.themalaymailonline.com/malaysia/article/international-livings-rating-testament-to-malaysias-world-class-healthcare

Myanmar
Community tourism scheme opens
http://www.elevenmyanmar.com/tourism/7329

Philippines
President Duterte leads Joint AFP Command Conference
http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?&sid=6&pfn=953403&arch=1&go=Go&search_arch=Philippines&andor=and&mdte_arch=1&ddte_arch=0&ydte_arch=2017

Singapore
President Tony Tan to make state visits to Cambodia and Laos
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/president-tony-tan-to-make-state-visits-to-cambodia-and-laos/3420966.html

Thailand
Central bank warns banks about insurance sales
http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1175957/central-bank-warns-banks-about-insurance-sales

Vietnam
Local goods should have global market: President
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/349355/local-goods-should-have-global-market-president.html#BiswHApqPEaiJIeC.99

 

6 January

Brunei
MoRA Visits Mahad Islam Brunei
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=21200

Cambodia
Another commercial office planned in China
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/another-commercial-office-planned-china

Indonesia
Exxonmobil waiting for Amdal to raise Cepu Block production
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/108791/exxonmobil-waiting-for-amdal-to-raise-cepu-block-production

Laos
Vientiane Residents Mark 14th Anniversary Of Chao Fa Ngum Statue Installation
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=21209

Malaysia
Malaysia's November exports rise 7.8% on year, beats view
http://asia.nikkei.com/Politics-Economy/Economy/Malaysia-s-November-exports-rise-7.8-on-year-beats-view

Myanmar
CB issues reminder on currency use but dollar shortage remains issue for banks
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/24447-cb-issues-reminder-on-currency-use-but-dollar-shortage-remains-issue-for-banks.html

Philippines
Davao City prepares for first meeting of 2017 ASEAN Summit
http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?&sid=6&pfn=953216&arch=1&go=Go&search_arch=Philippines&andor=and&mdte_arch=1&ddte_arch=0&ydte_arch=2017

Singapore
Workers' Party responds to Shanmugam's comparison of AMK Town Council to AHTC
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/workers-party-responds-to-shanmugam-s-comparison-of-amk-town/3418598.html

Thailand
SME export aid measures en route

http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1175081/sme-export-aid-measures-en-route

Vietnam
City property market hotbed shifts from south to east
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/349256/city-property-market-hotbed-shifts-from-south-to-east.html#s8uJykS1wtgAHOsF.99

 

5 January

Brunei
Perbadanan TAIB Launches 2-Week Entrepreneurship Programme
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=21152

Cambodia
Cambodia joins int’l system for registry of industrial designs
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cambodia-joins-intl-system-registry-industrial-designs  

Indonesia
Government to expand sea toll routes
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/108774/government-to-expand-sea-toll-routes

Laos
Lao-Chinese ‘Blooming Champa’ Filming Kicks Off
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=21172

Malaysia
Malaysia's 1MDB appoints Parker Randall as auditor
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/malaysia-s-1mdb-appoints-parker-randall-as-auditor/3415976.html

Myanmar
Government holds off on paddy purchases
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/24426-govt-holds-off-on-paddy-purchases.html

Philippines
PN to conduct PASSEX with departing Russian ships Saturday http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?&sid=6&pfn=952873&arch=1&go=Go&search_arch=Philippines&andor=and&mdte_arch=1&ddte_arch=0&ydte_arch=2017

Singapore
Construction demand projected to grow in 2017: BCA
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/construction-demand-projected-to-grow-in-2017-bca/3418070.html

Thailand
Thai warship to protect Pattaya-Hua Hin ferry
http://www.bangkokpost.com/learning/advanced/1174921/thai-warship-to-protect-pattaya-hua-hin-ferry

Vietnam
1,300 more domestic flights to operate for Tết
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/349312/1300-more-domestic-flights-to-operate-for-tet.html#8tR7i2vQBO2vq0CF.99

 

4 January

Brunei
Commercial Court Aim to Increase Efficiency in Disposal
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=21092

Cambodia
Rock-themed coffeehouse looking for local partners
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/rock-themed-coffeehouse-looking-local-partners

Indonesia
Bali`s exports up 1.56%
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/108740/balis-exports-up-156

Laos
Clearing for Lao-China Railway Begins, but Questions About the Project Still Remain
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/laos/clearing-for-lao-china-01042017150124.html

Malaysia
KFC a boost for Malaysian bourse
http://www.iol.co.za/business-report/international/kfc-a-boost-for-malaysian-bourse-7325500

Myanmar
JICA updates 2040 plan for Yangon development
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/24405-jica-updates-2040-plan-for-yangon-development.html

Philippines
PHL Embassy in Berlin registers 100th overseas voter http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?&sid=6&pfn=952588&arch=1&go=Go&search_arch=Philippines&andor=and&mdte_arch=1&ddte_arch=0&ydte_arch=2017

Singapore
More than half of global perfect IB scores from ACS (I)
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/more-than-half-of-global-perfect-ib-scores-from-acs-i/3414730.html

Thailand
Thailand leaders say general election on track for 2017
http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asia/thailand-leaders-say-general-election-on-track-for-2017

Vietnam
TPBank’s pre-tax profit rises by 13%
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/349213/tpbanks-pre-tax-profit-rises-by-13.html#KmBGRlfBsuth4DZ1.97

 

3 January

Brunei
18 KUPU Member Delegation Sets Off To Cambodia Humanitarian Trip
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=21058

Cambodia
Local cargo airline looks to get off the ground
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/local-cargo-airline-looks-get-ground

Indonesia
Partnership should be based on mutual benefit: Minister Sri Mulyani
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/108722/partnership-should-be-based-on-mutual-benefit-minister-sri-mulyani

Malaysia
Ramon: Time for Malaysia to cut dependence on cheap foreign labour
http://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2017/01/03/ramon-time-for-malaysia-to-cut-dependence-on-cheap-foreign-labour/

Myanmar
First Private Bank cleared for listing
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/24388-first-private-bank-cleared-for-listing.html

Philippines
Duterte administration banking on infra program to sustain 7% economic growth http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?&sid=6&pfn=952383&arch=1&go=Go&search_arch=Philippines&andor=and&mdte_arch=1&ddte_arch=0&ydte_arch=2017

Singapore
Budget 2017: SMEC recommends developing competitiveness, providing support for businesses
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/business/singapore/budget-2017-smec-recommends-developing-competitiveness-providing/3412372.html

Thailand
Thailand seeking more China arms deals
http://www.todayonline.com/world/asia/thailand-seeking-more-china-arms-deals

Vietnam
VN Post and Telecom Group profits up 15%
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/349027/vn-post-and-telecom-group-profits-up-15.html#kp5UTC362YtvlPI1.99

 

2 January

Brunei
Internet Disturbance Resolved in Less Than Four Hours
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=21019

Cambodia
Putting Sihanoukville on the tourist map
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/putting-sihanoukville-tourist-map

Indonesia
Trump's Indonesia Ventures to Go Ahead Despite Conflict of Interest Criticism
http://jakartaglobe.id/business/trumps-indonesia-ventures-go-ahead-despite-conflict-interest-criticism/

Laos
Tight Grip & Diversification Needed for Laos Economy in Uncertain Times
https://aecnewstoday.com/2017/tight-grip-diversification-needed-for-laos-economy-in-uncertain-times/

Malaysia
Malaysian ringgit could push past 4.55 by end of Q1: Westpac
http://www.cnbc.com/2017/01/02/malaysian-ringgit-could-weaken-further-against-the-dollar-by-end-of-first-quarter-2017.html

Myanmar
Myanmar expected to have earned $2 bn from garment industry
http://www.elevenmyanmar.com/business/7258

Philippines
BOI 2016 investment approvals second highest since 2000 at PHP442-B
http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?&sid=6&pfn=952232&arch=1&go=Go&search_arch=Philippines&andor=and&mdte_arch=1&ddte_arch=0&ydte_arch=2017

Singapore
7 primary schools switch to single session in 2017
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/7-primary-schools-switch-to-single-session-in-2017/3408602.html

Thailand
Thai election won't happen this year, legislator says
http://e.vnexpress.net/news/world/thai-election-won-t-happen-this-year-legislator-says-3522538.html

Vietnam
City’s farms enjoy solid growth
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/349029/citys-farms-enjoy-solid-growth.html#kAQEGEzPt74SsvMr.97

 

1 January

Brunei
RBPF Hold 96th Police Day Celebration with Thanksgiving Prayer
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=20972

Cambodia
Millions of Cambodian farmers receive land titles under state plan
http://www.brecorder.com/agriculture-a-allied/183/119149/

Indonesia
Indonesia to build infrastructure projects worth Rp4,000 trillion in 2019
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/108687/indonesia-to-build-infrastructure-projects-worth-rp4000-trillion-in-2019

Malaysia
Najib makes new year vow of security, welfare
http://www.thesundaily.my/news/2114023

Myanmar
Bank shares set for Jan 20 launch
http://www.elevenmyanmar.com/business/7247

Philippines
DOST, US's NIH sign MOU to strengthen tuberculosis research
http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?&sid=6&pfn=952173&arch=1&go=Go&search_arch=Philippines&andor=and&mdte_arch=1&ddte_arch=0&ydte_arch=2017

Singapore
860,000 HDB households to get GST vouchers to offset utilities bills
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/860-000-hdb-households-to-get-gst-vouchers-to-offset-utilities/3406246.html

Thailand
'Thais 4.0' a new push for 2017
http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1172757/thais-4-0-a-new-push-for-2017

Vietnam
Vietnam's 2016 inflation in check
http://english.vietnamnet.vn/fms/business/170497/vietnam-s-2016-inflation-in-check.html

 

ASEAN Day by Day: August 2016

31 August

Brunei
SCB Feted Winners of Monthly Draw to Prize Presentation Ceremony
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=12819

Cambodia
Deeper economy drives growth
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/deeper-economy-drives-growth

Indonesia
Indonesia, Norway to expand energy cooperation
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/106492/indonesia-norway-to-expand-energy-cooperation

Laos
NA President Receives Vietnamese Guest
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=12870

Malaysia
World to Fed: We’re prepared for US rate hike, so don’t delay
http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/business/2015/08/31/world-to-fed-were-prepared-for-us-rate-hike-so-dont-delay/

Myanmar
Ambitious target set for upcoming bond auctions
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/22233-ambitious-target-set-for-upcoming-bond-auctions.html

Philippines
PropertyGuru Group launches 5th Philippines Property Awards, expects strong showing from Mindanao, Visayas regions
http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?&sid=6&pfn=918740&arch=1&go=Go&search_arch=Philippines&andor=and&mdte_arch=8&ddte_arch=0&ydte_arch=2016

Singapore
Singapore's success a 'valuable lesson' for Vietnam: President Tran Dai Quang
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/singapore-s-success-a/3084990.html

Thailand
First THAI Airbus A350 lands at Suvarnabhumi
http://www.bangkokpost.com/archive/first-thai-airbus-a350-lands-at-suvarnabhumi/1075141

Vietnam
VN records $2.45b trade surplus in 8 months
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/302065/vn-records-245b-trade-surplus-in-8-months.html#i3Sm88qU7B1S1VuM.99

 

30 August

Brunei
SCB Feted Winners of Monthly Draw to Prize Presentation Ceremony
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=12819

Cambodia
Grand Twins sees revenue up, profit down
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/grand-twins-sees-revenue-profit-down

Indonesia
Japanese investor to build bio gas power plant in Mukumuko
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/106482/japanese-investor-to-build-bio-gas-power-plant-in-mukumuko

Laos
Prime Minister Calls On Lao People To Be Good Hosts For 28th, 29th ASEAN Summits
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=12782

Malaysia
Raising inflation target won’t help much now
http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/business/2015/08/30/raising-inflation-target-wont-help-much-now/

Myanmar
Local retailers ask government for greater clarity over tax policy
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/22211-local-retailers-ask-government-for-greater-clarity-over-tax-policy.html

Philippines
ERC approves 230kV Transmission project in Mindanao
http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?&sid=6&pfn=918355&arch=1&go=Go&search_arch=Philippines&andor=and&mdte_arch=8&ddte_arch=0&ydte_arch=2016

Singapore
Singapore will spare no effort to improve maritime safety: Khaw
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/singapore-will-spare-no/3084910.html

Thailand
UK embassy land sale: Bangkok land value skyrockets
http://www.bangkokpost.com/learning/advanced/1074317/uk-embassy-land-sale-bangkok-land-value-skyrockets

Vietnam
Purchasing power decreases 0.3% in August
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/301928/purchasing-power-decreases-03-in-august.html#GczotCHXKxkUdrhO.97

 

29 August

Brunei
Brunei to Embrace Vietnam Investment
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=12760

Cambodia
Developer puts condo project The Bay on hold as supply glut looms
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/developer-puts-condo-project-bay-hold-supply-glut-looms

Indonesia
House to issue regulation to curb illegal CPO practices
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/106457/house-to-issue-regulation-to-curb-illegal-cpo-practices

Laos
DLF, WWF-Laos Sign MOU To Promote Fisheries Community Management
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=12698

Malaysia
Household income up RM1,141 a month to RM6,141
http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2016/08/29/household-income-up-rm1141-a-month-to-rm6141/

Myanmar
MCB hits upper limit on first day as YSX-listed firm
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/22195-mcb-hits-upper-limit-on-first-day-as-ysx-listed-firm.html

Philippines
President Duterte releases PHP4.7-B TAD arrears for widows of WW veterans, AFP retirees
http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?&sid=6&pfn=918051&arch=1&go=Go&search_arch=Philippines&andor=and&mdte_arch=8&ddte_arch=0&ydte_arch=2016

Singapore
Spotlight on bilateral, business ties during Vietnam President's visit to Singapore
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/spotlight-on-bilateral/3083784.html

Thailand
TPP dividend foreseen
http://www.bangkokpost.com/archive/tpp-dividend-foreseen/1073340

Vietnam
State exempts export tax for environment-friendly products
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/301922/state-exempts-export-tax-for-environment-friendly-products.html#MblmuRVjH3Rue4xH.99

 

28 August

Brunei
Vietnamese President Visits SPARK
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=12663 

Cambodia
Finding a path for future growth
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/finding-path-future-growth

Indonesia
Thousands of foreign tourists come to Enliven Togean Festival
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/106447/thousands-of-foreign-tourists-come-to-enliven-togean-festival

Laos
Over 3,000 Students Qualify For National University of Laos
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=12631

Malaysia
Renew your passports online from Sept 1
http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2016/08/28/renew-your-passports-online-from-sept-1/ 

Myanmar
Illegal logging mars Magwe’s deep forests
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/22193-illegal-logging-mars-magwe-s-deep-forests.html

Philippines
287 PHL lower courts to benefit from eCourt system by end-2016
http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?&sid=6&pfn=917928&arch=1&go=Go&search_arch=Philippines&andor=and&mdte_arch=8&ddte_arch=0&ydte_arch=2016

Singapore
Vietnamese President to make three-day state visit to Singapore
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/vietnamese-president-to/3080956.html

Thailand
Thais helped with ฿12m ATM heists
http://www.bangkokpost.com/archive/thais-helped-with-%E0%B8%BF12m-atm-heists/1072552

Vietnam
Agro-forestry-fishery exports up, rice down
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/301870/agro-forestry-fishery-exports-up-rice-down.html#wdYHMz6rupoBLD1u.97

 

27 August

Brunei
Brunei Pivotal in Promoting Culture and Art Within ASEAN
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=12609

Cambodia
Industrial park operator hopes to clinch land sales
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/industrial-park-operator-hopes-clinch-land-sales

Indonesia
President urges HIPMI to play role in development efforts
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/106431/president-urges-hipmi-to-play-role-in-development-efforts

Laos
Over 3,000 Students Qualify For National University Of Laos
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=12543

Malaysia
Najib: NSC Act for national security, not personal design
http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2016/08/27/najib-nsc-act-for-national-security-not-personal-design/

Myanmar
Myanmar shoppers exchange kyat overseas
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/22206-myanmar-shoppers-exchange-kyat-overseas.html

Philippines
PHL embassy in Pretoria conducts briefing on doing business in the country
http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?&sid=6&pfn=917788&arch=1&go=Go&search_arch=Philippines&andor=and&mdte_arch=8&ddte_arch=0&ydte_arch=2016

Singapore
Dr Ng Eng Hen on two-day visit to Brunei to mark defence relations
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/dr-ng-eng-hen-on-two-day/3078666.html

Thailand
Millcon shifts tack to higher end of market
http://www.bangkokpost.com/archive/millcon-shifts-tack-to-higher-end-of-market/1071988

Vietnam
IFC acquires 5 per cent stake in TPBank
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/301838/ifc-acquires-5-per-cent-stake-in-tpbank.html#Iol8zqfWc6LjvlGJ.97

 

26 August

Brunei
ASEAN to Adopt 10 year Strategic Plan for Culture and Arts Development
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=12531

Cambodia
India seeks gateway to ASEAN
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/india-seeks-gateway-asean

Indonesia
President urges DPR to pursue deregulation
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/106426/president-urges-dpr-to-pursue-deregulation

Laos
U.S. President Barack Obama to Visit Laos
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=12471

Malaysia
Mavcom: Rayani Air customers can seek chargeback
http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2016/08/26/mavcom-rayani-air-customers-can-seek-chargeback/

Myanmar
Chin State invites hydropower investment
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/22177-chin-state-invites-hydropower-investment.html

Philippines
US-based clinical process outsourcing firm optimistic in PHL market
http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?&sid=6&pfn=917601&arch=1&go=Go&search_arch=Philippines&andor=and&mdte_arch=8&ddte_arch=0&ydte_arch=2016

Singapore
Singapore's manufacturing output falls 3.6% in July, first contraction in 5 months
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/business/singapore/singapore-s-manufacturing/3075904.html

Thailand
Threat of minimum export price for rice
http://www.bangkokpost.com/archive/threat-of-minimum-export-price-for-rice/1071016

Vietnam
Việt Nam’s 2014 public debt reached $102 billion: State audit
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/301802/viet-nams-2014-public-debt-reached-102-billion-state-audit.html#jLjEoKFluXtIGmUE.99

 

25 August

Brunei
Knowledge Convention Speakers Share Social Media Pros and Cons
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=12432

Cambodia
US to provide $125M for Acleda financing
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/us-provide-125m-acleda-financing

Indonesia
Aircraft mechanic imports dominated Riau imports during January-June 2016
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/106402/aircraft-mechanic-imports-dominated-riau-imports-during-january-june-2016

Laos
Three Reportedly Killed In Flooding Events In Luang Prabang, Bokeo
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=12379

Malaysia
Malaysia drops from 4 to 16, and Hoo knows why
http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2016/08/26/malaysia-drops-from-4-to-16-and-hoo-knows-why/ 

 
Myanmar
Myanmar Citizens Bank sets share base price
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/22149-myanmar-citizens-bank-sets-share-base-price.html

Philippines
Trade envoy aims stronger UK-PHL economic ties
http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?&sid=6&pfn=917259&arch=1&go=Go&search_arch=Philippines&andor=and&mdte_arch=8&ddte_arch=0&ydte_arch=2016

Singapore
Roads around UCC to be closed for S R Nathan's State Funeral Service
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/roads-around-ucc-to-be/3073986.html

Thailand
Can Prem-style govt achieve 'Thailand 4.0?'
http://www.bangkokpost.com/archive/can-prem-style-govt-achieve-thailand-4-0-/1070360

Vietnam
VN firms should focus more on ASEAN market
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/301751/vn-firms-should-focus-more-on-asean-market.html#ljLtyJ3EztZkho5y.99

 

24 August

Brunei
MoD Prioritise Safety, Health in Workplaces
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=12342

Cambodia
Headwinds could divert China’s first civil jet to frontier markets
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/headwinds-could-divert-chinas-first-civil-jet-frontier-markets

Indonesia
PLN: Progress as scheduled in 35,000 mw power generating projects
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/106391/pln-progress-as-scheduled-in-35000-mw-power-generating-projects

Laos
Meteorology And Hydrology Warns Of Possible Flooding
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=12283

Malaysia
‘Federal Govt singing same old tune on development allocations’
http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2016/08/24/federal-govt-singing-same-old-tune-on-development-allocations/

Myanmar
The race to build a supply base
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/22117-the-race-to-build-a-supply-base.html 

Philippines
DBP Forest Program receives international recognition
http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?&sid=6&pfn=916769&arch=1&go=Go&search_arch=Philippines&andor=and&mdte_arch=8&ddte_arch=0&ydte_arch=2016

Singapore
S R Nathan's heart for people of Singapore 'an inspiration': President Tony Tan
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/s-r-nathan-s-heart-for/3070260.html

Thailand
Oracle joins competition for domestic cloud market
http://www.bangkokpost.com/archive/oracle-joins-competition-for-domestic-cloud-market/1069532

Vietnam
Agriculture needs restructure
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/301632/agriculture-needs-restructure.html#TW1I8tA5bphRXrKi.97

 

23 August

Brunei
SPCC and RBPF Took Part in Joint Marine Training
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=12254

Cambodia
Garment factories to buy into automation
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/garment-factories-buy-automation

Indonesia
Government to issue decision on transition in Mahakam block operation
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/106383/government-to-issue-decision-on-transition-in-mahakam-block-operation

Laos
First Embrace, The Heart Of Early Essential Newborn Care, Says WHO
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=12200

Malaysia
Arul Kanda holds closed-door talk on 1MDB
http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2016/08/23/arul-kanda-holds-closed-door-talk-on-1mdb/

Myanmar
Myanmar records $1.5b trade deficit in first four months
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/22099-myanmar-records-1-5b-trade-deficit-in-first-four-months.html

Philippines
Taiwan Youth Ambassadors to visit PHL
http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?&sid=6&pfn=916360&arch=1&go=Go&search_arch=Philippines&andor=and&mdte_arch=8&ddte_arch=0&ydte_arch=2016

Singapore
SGX moots S$40m market cap criteria to minimum trading price watch-list
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/business/singapore/sgx-moots-s-40m-market/3066718.html

Thailand
Baht's strength 'not good for economy’
http://www.bangkokpost.com/archive/bahts-strength-not-good-for-economy/1069137

Vietnam
Quảng Ninh pledges to help enterprises
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/301596/quang-ninh-pledges-to-help-enterprises.html#xpRsm021lXcgjCgb.97

 

22 August

Brunei
Asean 12th SOMCA Delegates Feted to Working Dinner
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=12160

Cambodia
Yusen doubles its cold storage warehousing
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/yusen-doubles-its-cold-storage-warehousing

Indonesia
Pertamina to invest US$1.5 billion in Mahakam Block in 2017
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/106378/pertamina-to-invest-us15-billion-in-mahakam-block-in-2017

Laos
PM Calls On Lao People To Take Part In Hosting 28th & 29th ASEAN Summits In A Sound Manner
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=12145 

Malaysia
Mustapa: Asean-EU FTA talks not affected by Brexit
http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2016/08/23/mustapa-asean-eu-fta-talks-not-affected-by-brexit/

Myanmar
Korea-Myanmar venture to build 500-acre garment zone
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/22065-korea-myanmar-venture-to-build-500-acre-garment-zone.html

Philippines
Tacloban Filipino-Chinese bizmen welcome Miss Chinatown Philippines 2016 homecoming
http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?&sid=6&pfn=916073&arch=1&go=Go&search_arch=Philippines&andor=and&mdte_arch=8&ddte_arch=0&ydte_arch=2016

Singapore
'A selfless and committed man': President Tony Tan on the late Chua Kim Yeow
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/a-selfless-and-committed/3064346.html

Thailand
Central bank warns further baht gains may derail recovery
http://www.bangkokpost.com/archive/central-bank-warns-further-baht-gains-may-derail-recovery/1068281

Vietnam
VN urged to join EITI for mining transparency
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/301512/vn-urged-to-join-eiti-for-mining-transparency.html#RcCrj1vJhEph0IGB.99

 

21 August

Brunei
Brunei Darussalam Recorded 119.5 pc in Mobile Penetration
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=12092

Cambodia
US firms generally upbeat on Cambodia's investment potential
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/us-firms-generally-upbeat-cambodias-investment-potential

Indonesia
Investors welcome tax amnesty policy: OJK
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/106356/investors-welcome-tax-amnesty-policy-ojk

Laos
Twenty-Five Cases of TB Infection Found in Xekong
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=12114

Malaysia
Khalid: Why so hard on Tangkap MO1 rally?
http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2016/08/21/khalid-why-so-hard-on-tangkap-mo1-rally/

Myanmar
Vehicle insurance rates double
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/22088-vehicle-insurance-rates-double.html
Philippines
China, Japan firms interested to construct the Mindanao Railway System --NEDA
http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?&sid=6&pfn=915930&arch=1&go=Go&search_arch=Philippines&andor=and&mdte_arch=8&ddte_arch=0&ydte_arch=2016

Singapore
Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong returns to finish speech at NDR 2016 after being taken ill
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/singapore-pm-lee-hsien/3062098.html

Thailand
Orange Line to pilot commercial project
http://www.bangkokpost.com/archive/orange-line-to-pilot-commercial-project/1066992

Vietnam
Core inflation to rise to roughly 2% in 2016
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/301336/core-inflation-to-rise-to-roughly-2-in-2016.html#EslT0oeAPfDlYD2Q.99

 

20 August

Brunei
Second Entourage of Haj Pilgrims Leave for Saudi Arabia
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=12034

Cambodia
Ready for a tourism takeoff
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/ready-tourism-takeoff

Indonesia
Nias has great fishery and tourism potential: President Jokowi
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/106320/nias-has-great-fishery-and-tourism-potential-president-jokowi

Laos
Breastfeeding Among Working Mothers Remains A Challenge
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=11995

Malaysia
Ex-aide: We know Mukhriz wants to be PM
http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2016/08/20/ex-aide-we-know-mukhriz-wants-to-be-pm/

Myanmar
Policy silence hits car import demand
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/22093-policy-silence-hits-car-import-demand.html

Philippines
Statement of Secretary Martin Andanar on milestones to improve communication of change
http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?&sid=6&pfn=915760&arch=1&go=Go&search_arch=Philippines&andor=and&mdte_arch=8&ddte_arch=0&ydte_arch=2016

Singapore
Slice of Singapore: Bee Cheng Hiang set to export meat to Japanese market
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/slice-of-singapore-bee/3058426.html

Thailand
Thailand to join rice bid in the Philippines
http://www.bangkokpost.com/archive/plan-to-create-electric-vehicle-ecosystem/1052297

Vietnam
VN-EAEU deal to triple trade revenue
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/301471/vn-eaeu-deal-to-triple-trade-revenue.html#TGHd66gMbfqhPfG0.97

 

19 August

Brunei
Brunei Become a ADB Member After Signing MoU
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=11963

Cambodia
Tela will double fuel storage, expand port
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/tela-will-double-fuel-storage-expand-port

Indonesia
President Jokowi officiates over groundbreaking ceremony of power project in Nias
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/106317/president-jokowi-officiates-over-groundbreaking-ceremony-of-power-project-in-nias

Laos
Oudomxay Hunts For Chemical Tanks
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=11906

Malaysia
New Sabah seats: State hands over documents to EC
http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2016/08/19/new-sabah-seats-state-hands-over-documents-to-ec/

Myanmar
Farmers look to the future as floods hit paddy production
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/22038-farmers-look-to-the-future-as-floods-hit-paddy-production.html

Philippines
PHL eyes regional collaboration on rice in ASEAN
http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?&sid=6&pfn=915510&arch=1&go=Go&search_arch=Philippines&andor=and&mdte_arch=8&ddte_arch=0&ydte_arch=2016

Singapore
National Day Rally to touch on unity, Elected Presidency system: PM Lee
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/national-day-rally-to/3057640.html

 
Thailand
Chevron says no plan to exit Thailand
http://www.bangkokpost.com/archive/chevron-says-no-plan-to-exit-thailand/1066013

Vietnam
Shares tread water on foreign sales pressure
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/301417/shares-tread-water-on-foreign-sales-pressure.html#4UXAy2ESyzbT3k1j.99

 

18 August

Brunei
Role of Forestry in Sustainable Development
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=11876

Cambodia
Firms put out Q2 financial reports
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/firms-put-out-q2-financial-reports

Indonesia
Indonesia, Singapore to open joint Kendal Industrial Complex
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/106307/indonesia-singapore-to-open-joint-kendal-industrial-complex

Laos
NA President Receives Thai Supreme Administrative Court Delegation
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=11830

Malaysia
Set up retrenchment fund now, PSM urges govt
http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2016/08/18/set-up-retrenchment-fund-now-psm-urges-govt/

 
Myanmar
Private bus company goes conductor-free
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/22021-private-bus-company-goes-conductor-free.html

Philippines
Philippine GDP grows 7% in Q2
http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?&sid=6&pfn=915125&arch=1&go=Go&search_arch=Philippines&andor=and&mdte_arch=8&ddte_arch=0&ydte_arch=2016 

Singapore
From ‘ulu’ town to ‘heartlands CBD’: What will it mean to live in Jurong?
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/from-ulu-town-to/3055262.html

Thailand
BoI raises investment target to B550bn
http://www.bangkokpost.com/archive/boi-raises-investment-target-to-b550bn/1065045

Vietnam
Stock exchange, university to learn from each other
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/301373/stock-exchange-university-to-learn-from-each-other.html#hykvcVjsSHUMMr3w.99

 

17 August

Brunei
Education Minister Highlights Oil Price Fall, Still Having Effect on Brunei Finance
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=11797

Cambodia
Bassaka Air sticks to its routes
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/bassaka-air-sticks-its-routes

Indonesia
Govt proposes economic growth at 5.3 percent in 2017
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/106281/govt-proposes-economic-growth-at-53-percent-in-2017

Laos
Japan Supports UXO Clearance Efforts In Laos
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=11764

Malaysia
Adenan mum on ‘delicate negotiations’ with Petronas
http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2016/08/16/adenan-mum-on-delicate-negotiations-with-petronas/

Myanmar
Electrifying Myanmar’s power grids
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/22004-electrifying-myanmar-s-power-grids.html

Philippines
Saudi gov’t assures immediate processing of work permits and exit visas of OFWs employed in Saudi Oger Ltd
http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?&sid=6&pfn=914678&arch=1&go=Go&search_arch=Philippines&andor=and&mdte_arch=8&ddte_arch=0&ydte_arch=2016

Singapore
COE premiums close mixed in latest bidding exercise
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/coe-premiums-close-mixed/3050112.html

Thailand
Northern Industry unfazed by floods
http://www.bangkokpost.com/learning/advanced/1063969/northern-industry-unfazed-by-floods

Vietnam
VN targets stronger tech sector
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/301275/vn-targets-stronger-tech-sector.html#0wm8HyjYwdozOBqS.97

 

16 August

Brunei
RBPF Held Thanksgiving and Handover Donation for Intending Pilgrim
https://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=11712

Cambodia
Central Bank projects 7.1% growth in 2H16
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/central-bank-projects-71-growth-2h16

Indonesia
Russian Ambassador lauds President Jokowi`s speech
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/106276/russian-ambassador-lauds-president-jokowis-speech

Laos
ASEAN, Indian Businesses Seek Ways To Promote Trade, Investment
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=11682

Malaysia
Much happening in Asean beyond South China Sea
http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2016/08/15/much-happening-in-asean-beyond-south-china-sea/

Myanmar
Ministry relaxes import rules for over 250 items
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/21972-ministry-relaxes-import-rules-for-over-250-items.html

Philippines
DTI ties up with Japan consumer advocate agency for faster resolution of consumer complaints
http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?&sid=6&pfn=914410&arch=1&go=Go&search_arch=Philippines&andor=and&mdte_arch=8&ddte_arch=0&ydte_arch=2016

Singapore
Singapore’s Export Decline Deepens Again; Local Dollar Falls
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-08-17/singapore-s-export-decline-deepens-again-local-dollar-falls

Thailand
AIA: Thais sleep least, browse net most in region
http://www.bangkokpost.com/archive/aia-thais-sleep-least-browse-net-most-in-region/1063189 

Vietnam
$12.8m project to upgrade Phan Thiết-Mũi Né route
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/301248/128m-project-to-upgrade-phan-thiet-mui-ne-route.html#2oVztKYjMHfGIRWg.99

 

15 August

Brunei
Prince ‘Abdul Malik arrives in Singapore for goodwill visit
http://borneobulletin.com.bn/prince-abdul-malik-arrives-singapore-goodwill-visit/

Cambodia
PM Hun Sen ‘urges’ North Korea to resume talks
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-hun-sen-urges-north-korea-resume-talks

Indonesia
Indonesia has huge responsibility to maintain ASEAN unity: Japanese envoy
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/106250/indonesia-has-huge-responsibility-to-maintain-asean-unity-japanese-envoy

Laos
WWF-Laos Eld’s Deer Project: Three-Fold Increase In Population Of Savannakhet’s Iconic Species
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=11615

Malaysia
Much happening in Asean beyond South China Sea
http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2016/08/15/much-happening-in-asean-beyond-south-china-sea/

Myanmar
Defence takes biggest slice of greenlit supplementary budget
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/nay-pyi-taw/24217-defence-takes-biggest-slice-of-greenlit-supplementary-budget.html

Philippines
China eyes increased investments in PHL
http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?&sid=6&pfn=913822&arch=1&go=Go&search_arch=Keyword&andor=and&mdte_arch=8&ddte_arch=15&ydte_arch=2016

Singapore
Singapore congratulates India on its 70th Independence Day
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/singapore-congratulates/3043934.html

Thailand
PM leaves for Malaysia on Tuesday
http://www.bangkokpost.com/archive/pm-leaves-for-malaysia-on-tuesday/1062269

Vietnam
PM hails efforts of Military Region 4
http://vietnamnews.vn/politics-laws/301156/pm-hails-efforts-of-military-region-4.html#Ii5YMELRB4KEHPIW.99

 

14 August

Brunei
Excellent public cooperation for 1st phase of KBPP 2016
http://borneobulletin.com.bn/excellent-public-cooperation-1st-phase-kbpp-2016-2/

Cambodia
Jungle girl’ returns to family in Vietnam
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/jungle-girl-returns-family-vietnam

Indonesia
President Jokowi kicks off Scout Jamboree in Cibubur
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/106237/president-jokowi-kicks-off-scout-jamboree-in-cibubur

Laos
Senior Officials Discuss Content Preparations for Major Events in September
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=11563

Malaysia
Zahid underlines five principles for BN to win GE14
http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2016/08/14/zahid-underlines-five-principles-for-bn-to-win-ge14/

Myanmar
Yangon Region to get second special economic zone
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/yangon/24198-yangon-region-to-get-second-special-economic-zone.html

Philippines
Chinese business delegation arrives in PHL
http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?&sid=6&pfn=913646&arch=1&go=Go&search_arch=Keyword&andor=and&mdte_arch=8&ddte_arch=14&ydte_arch=2016

Singapore
Unity key in face of growing terror threat: Chan Chun Sing
http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/unity-key-in-face-of-growing-terror-threat-chun-sing

Thailand
Thai Economy Expanded More Than Expected in Second Quarter
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-08-15/thailand-s-economy-expanded-more-than-expected-in-second-quarter

Vietnam
Drumming program helping Vietnam veterans affected by PTSD
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-08-15/drumming-program-helping-vietnam-veterans-with-ptsd/7718226

 

13 August

Brunei
Conserving rainforests critical to achieving sustainable economic growth: Minister
http://borneobulletin.com.bn/conserving-rainforests-critical-achieving-sustainable-economic-growth-minister/

Cambodia
A Modern Prayer Echoed on Angkor’s Walls
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/culture/modern-prayer-echoed-angkors-walls-116614/

Indonesia
PLN opens tender for four power projects
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/106224/pln-opens-tender-for-four-power-projects

Laos
66th Media Day Marked
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=11474

Malaysia
Najib pledges full commitment to Bangsamoro peace
http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2016/08/13/najib-pledges-full-commitment-to-bangsamoro-peace/

Myanmar
Ministry stalls on talks with NNER
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/24168-ministry-stalls-on-talks-with-nner.html

Philippines
FVR to report first to President Duterte before "next step" on talks with China
http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?&sid=6&pfn=913479&arch=1&go=Go&search_arch=Keyword&andor=and&mdte_arch=8&ddte_arch=13&ydte_arch=201612-http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?

Singapore
More Pioneer Generation citizens aware of PGP thanks to taskforce
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/more-pioneer-generation/3038322.html

Thailand
Thai Summit targets overseas markets
http://www.bangkokpost.com/archive/thai-summit-targets-overseas-markets/1060396

Vietnam
President tells courts to stick to spirit of law
http://vietnamnews.vn/politics-laws/301112/president-tells-courts-to-stick-to-spirit-of-law.html#boVR8AluwrVP6C2A.97

 

12 August

Brunei
Brunei to chair SOMHD, Asean Health Ministers Meeting
http://borneobulletin.com.bn/brunei-chair-somhd-asean-health-ministers-meeting/

Cambodia
Cambodia, Russia continue discussing nuclear energy plans
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cambodia-russia-continue-discussing-nuclear-energy-plans

Indonesia
Indonesia encourages ASEAN to maintain regional stability
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/106208/indonesia-encourages-asean-to-maintain-regional-stability

Laos
Lao Authorities Want Better Pollution Controls Installed in Cassava Factory
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/laos/lao-authorities-want-08122016133820.html

Malaysia
Malaysia’s RM100 bil pension offshoot set to boost Islamic finance
http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2016/08/12/malaysias-25b-pension-offshoot-set-to-boost-islamic-finance/

Myanmar
National environmental policy gets an update
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/nay-pyi-taw/24150-national-environmental-policy-gets-an-update.html

Philippines
PHL's 2016 hot money posts highest inflows in July
http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?&sid=6&pfn=913190&arch=1&go=Go&search_arch=Keyword&andor=and&mdte_arch=8&ddte_arch=12&ydte_arch=201611-http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?

Singapore
Parliament to discuss AGO findings, orientation games, defective train recall
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/parliament-to-discuss-ago/3036802.html

Thailand
Central focuses on Vietnam
http://www.bangkokpost.com/archive/central-focuses-on-vietnam/1059360

Vietnam
VN, Thailand agree to boost trade
http://vietnamnews.vn/politics-laws/301058/vn-thailand-agree-to-boost-trade.html#qQ8IWFme97Yq6edV.97

 

11 August

Brunei
Crown Prince receives outgoing foreign envoys
http://borneobulletin.com.bn/crown-prince-receives-outgoing-foreign-envoys-2/

Cambodia
Indonesia, Cambodia discuss defence cooperation
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/indonesia-cambodia-discuss-defence-cooperation

Indonesia
President Jokowi opens regional congress of constitutional courts
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/106201/president-jokowi-opens-regional-congress-of-constitutional-courts

Laos
Land Survey Authorised For Ecological And Technology Transfer Park In Vientiane Province
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=11287

Malaysia
Computer Science to be taught in schools next year
http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2016/08/11/computer-science-to-be-taught-in-schools-next-year/ 

Myanmar
Government and private sector form working group for international trade
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/21896-govt-and-private-sector-form-working-group-for-international-trade.html

Philippines
PHL Embassy leads Asean Day celebration in Timor-Leste
http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?&sid=6&pfn=912851&arch=1&go=Go&search_arch=Keyword&andor=and&mdte_arch=8&ddte_arch=11&ydte_arch=201610-http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?

Singapore
Singapore cuts 2016 forecast as world economy slows
http://www.rappler.com/business/economy-watch/142769-singapore-lower-2016-growth-forecast

Thailand
Thai expert new No.2 at US embassy
http://www.bangkokpost.com/archive/thai-expert-new-no-2-at-us-embassy/1058474

Vietnam
Japanese energy firm wants to invest in Việt Nam
http://vietnamnews.vn/politics-laws/300988/japanese-energy-firm-wants-to-invest-in-viet-nam.html

 

10 August

Brunei
Thai delegation pays working visit to NCB
http://borneobulletin.com.bn/thai-delegation-pays-working-visit-ncb-2/

Cambodia
CNRP sets up 'shadow government' to prepare for possible election win
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cnrp-sets-shadow-government-prepare-possible-election-win

Indonesia
Indonesia, Vietnam forge defense cooperation
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/106171/indonesia-vietnam-forge-defense-cooperation

Laos
Prime Minister urges Luang Prabang to fulfill its development targets
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=11234

 
Malaysia
M’sia proposes global counter-terrorism secretariat
http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2016/08/10/msia-proposes-global-counter-terrorism-secretariat/

Myanmar
Local firms to sell Japanese lubricant
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/21876-local-firms-to-sell-japanese-lubricant.html

Philippines
PHP improves vs. USD on continued US productivity slump
http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?&sid=6&pfn=912472&arch=1&go=Go&search_arch=Keyword&andor=and&mdte_arch=8&ddte_arch=10&ydte_arch=2016

Singapore
Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia agree on priorities to counter terror
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/singapore-malaysia/3031132.html

Thailand
PM remains noncommittal on Paiboon's support
http://www.bangkokpost.com/archive/pm-remains-noncommittal-on-paiboons-support/1058073
 

Vietnam
ASEAN aims for East Sea code
http://vietnamnews.vn/politics-laws/300913/asean-aims-for-east-sea-code.html

 

9 August

Brunei
New commanding officer of Brunei-Muara Police District takes over
http://borneobulletin.com.bn/new-commanding-officer-brunei-muara-police-district-takes/

 
Cambodia
CNRP eyes additions to 2014 judiciary laws
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cnrp-eyes-additions-2014-judiciary-laws

Indonesia
Police chief, ministers hold meeting to raise state revenues
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/106155/police-chief-ministers-hold-meeting-to-raise-state-revenues

Laos
PM Urges Indigenous Promotion of Nam Bak Orange Farming
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=11120

Malaysia
New Perak Speaker to be announced today
http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2016/08/09/new-perak-speaker-to-be-announced-today/

Myanmar
DICA publishes private-sector plan
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/21844-dica-publishes-private-sector-plan.html

Philippines
Revision of Constitution to follow passage of 2017 GAA
http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?&sid=6&pfn=912016&arch=1&go=Go&search_arch=Keyword&andor=and&mdte_arch=8&ddte_arch=9&ydte_arch=2016

Singapore
Highlights: Singapore celebrates 51 years of independence at NDP 2016
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/specialreports/nd2016/latest/highlights-singapore/3024828.html

 
Thailand
Britain keen on Thailand 4.0 scheme
http://www.bangkokpost.com/archive/britain-keen-on-thailand-4-0-scheme/1056561

Vietnam
President hails VN’s strategic partnership with Indonesia
http://vietnamnews.vn/politics-laws/300857/president-hails-vns-strategic-partnership-with-indonesia.html

 

8 August

Brunei
Pakistan flag hoisting ceremony on August 14
http://borneobulletin.com.bn/pakistan-flag-hoisting-ceremony-august-14/

Cambodia
Unions tout ‘living wage’ ahead of minimum wage talks
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/unions-tout-living-wage-ahead-minimum-wage-talks

Indonesia
President Jokowi urges IPDN graduates to become pioneers of bureaucratic reforms
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/106135/president-jokowi-urges-ipdn-graduates-to-become-pioneers-of-bureaucratic-reforms
Laos
President Bounnhang Visits Myanmar
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=11058

Malaysia
M’sia among top two in Asia with high English proficiency
http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2016/08/08/msia-among-top-two-in-asia-with-high-english-proficiency/

Myanmar
New customs system scheduled for November
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/21813-new-customs-system-scheduled-for-november.html

Philippines
PHL government halts small-scale mining operations
http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?&sid=6&pfn=911696&arch=1&go=Go&search_arch=Keyword&andor=and&mdte_arch=8&ddte_arch=8&ydte_arch=20167-http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?

Singapore
Singapore to do 'everything within its capabilities' to safeguard events like NDP: Defence Minister
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/singapore-to-do/3024854.html

Thailand
BoT: Tourism, infrastructure to support economy
http://www.bangkokpost.com/archive/bot-tourism-infrastructure-to-support-economy/1056110

Vietnam
Deputy PM: ASEAN’s success is unparalleled
http://vietnamnews.vn/politics-laws/300795/deputy-pm-aseans-success-is-unparalleled.html

 

7 August

Brunei
Islamic Da’wah Centre donates to the less fortunate
http://borneobulletin.com.bn/islamic-dawah-centre-donates-less-fortunate/

Cambodia
Thais Briefly Close Border Over Planned Border Office
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/116403-116403/

Indonesia
Indonesia to establish international university of Islam
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/106124/indonesia-to-establish-international-university-of-islam

Laos
ASEAN, Australia, New Zealand; Considerable Potential Untapped
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=11027

Malaysia
Umno most dominant party compared to others in region
http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2016/08/07/umno-most-dominant-party-compared-to-others-in-region/

Myanmar
Panglong must lead to new constitution: SNLD
http://www.elevenmyanmar.com/politics/5602

Philippines
Solon seeks to institutionalize scholarship grants for public school teachers
http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?&sid=6&pfn=911327&arch=1&go=Go&search_arch=Keyword&andor=and&mdte_arch=8&ddte_arch=7&ydte_arch=2016

Singapore
China asks Singapore to respect its stance on the South China Sea dispute
http://www.theonlinecitizen.com/2016/08/08/china-asks-singapore-to-respect-its-stance-on-the-south-china-sea-dispute/

Thailand
Charter draft vote has finally arrived
http://www.bangkokpost.com/archive/charter-draft-vote-has-finally-arrived/1054877

 
Vietnam
Party head: Voters want NA reforms
http://vietnamnews.vn/politics-laws/300783/party-head-voters-want-na-reforms.html#08ZBRXZ8mZO9pmRx.97

 

6 August

Brunei
Call for entrepreneurs to attend National Business Council roadshows http://borneobulletin.com.bn/call-entrepreneurs-attend-national-business-council-roadshows/

Cambodia
Half tonne of ivory seized after sitting in port for three years
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/half-tonne-ivory-seized-after-sitting-port-three-years

Indonesia
President urges for expediting development
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/106119/president-urges-for-expediting-development

Laos
Lao trade official rejects IMF view that currency too strong
http://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-laos-economy-idUKKCN10H0BA

Malaysia
Najib tells of meeting of minds with Jokowi
http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2016/08/06/najib-tells-of-meeting-of-minds-with-jokowi/

Myanmar
Lao president discusses border peace
http://www.elevenmyanmar.com/politics/5599

Philippines
President Duterte vows to double salaries of soldiers before year ends
http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?&sid=6&pfn=911212&arch=1&go=Go&search_arch=Keyword&andor=and&mdte_arch=8&ddte_arch=6&ydte_arch=20165-http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?

Singapore
TPP promotes peace, interdependence: PM Lee
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/tpp-promotes-peace/3020570.html

Thailand
As Thailand goes to vote on constitution, economy is on everyone's mind
http://www.ocregister.com/articles/thailand-724893-year-economy.html

Vietnam
Deputy PM stands firm on sovereignty
http://vietnamnews.vn/politics-laws/300763/deputy-pm-stands-firm-on-sovereignty.html#g4taqblkf9ulG8uE.97

 

5 August

Brunei
Environment ministers call for unity in fight against climate change
http://borneobulletin.com.bn/environment-ministers-call-unity-fight-climate-change/

Cambodia
PM gives input on Sihanoukville beaches, maritime boundaries
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-gives-input-sihanoukville-beaches-maritime-boundaries

Indonesia
Ukraine president visits Indonesia
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/106112/ukraine-president-visits-indonesia

Laos
Say Hello to Southeast Asia’s New Silk Roads
http://www.counterpunch.org/2016/08/05/say-hello-to-southeast-asias-new-silk-roads/

Malaysia
M’sia requests list of Thais with dual citizenship
http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2016/08/05/msia-requests-list-of-thais-with-dual-citizenship/

Myanmar
Three Myanmar Ethnic Armies to Meet With Peace Conference Rep
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/myanmar/three-myanmar-ethnic-armies-to-meet-with-peace-conference-rep-08052016153255.html

Philippines
PHL envoy to ASEAN speaks at Jakarta foreign correspondents club forum on the West Philippines Sea; explains arbitration ruling, 49th AMM joint communique
http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?&sid=6&pfn=910985&arch=1&go=Go&search_arch=Keyword&andor=and&mdte_arch=8&ddte_arch=5&ydte_arch=2016

Singapore
Singapore to host 2018 Asian Netball Championships
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/sport/singapore-to-host-2018/3018026.html

Thailand
Four Thai firms on 'Best Under a Billion' list
http://www.bangkokpost.com/archive/four-thai-firms-on-best-under-a-billion-list/1053830

Vietnam
Broader ties pledged with US
http://vietnamnews.vn/politics-laws/300691/broader-ties-pledged-with-us.html#JhbOmBsHj7vwGYOH.97

 

4 August

Brunei
Green economy can protect biodiversity and support industries
http://borneobulletin.com.bn/green-economy-can-protect-biodiversity-support-industries-2/

Cambodia
Bourse Moves to Boost Low Trading Volume
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/116276-116276/

Indonesia
RI passes Federal Aviation Administration standard
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/106099/ri-passes-federal-aviation-administration-standard

Laos
Laos Commits To Further Implement AEC Blueprint 2025
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=10751

Malaysia
Ambiga: We expect Paul Low to act on memorandum
http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2016/08/04/ambiga-we-expect-paul-low-to-act-on-memorandum/

Myanmar
United Amara Bank joins ADB trade finance program
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/21762-united-amara-bank-joins-adb-trade-finance-program.html

Philippines
Duterte: Equality will be resolved in favor of the poor
http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?&sid=6&pfn=910771&arch=1&go=Go&search_arch=Keyword&andor=and&mdte_arch=8&ddte_arch=4&ydte_arch=20163-http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?

Singapore
Important to strengthen SMEs as ASEAN Economic Community takes shape: Ong Keng Yong
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/important-to-strengthen/3013388.html

Thailand
Plan to create electric vehicle ecosystem
http://www.bangkokpost.com/archive/plan-to-create-electric-vehicle-ecosystem/1052297

Vietnam
Hải Phòng should intensify environmental protection: PM
http://vietnamnews.vn/politics-laws/300646/hai-phong-should-intensify-environmental-protection-pm.html#2zlmUPjJz0fxSFc8.97

 

3 August

Brunei
Brunei hosts 2nd Rainforest Summit for Asia-Pacific
http://borneobulletin.com.bn/brunei-hosts-2nd-rainforest-summit-asia-pacific/

Cambodia
Chinese Money Instrumental to Progress, Hor Namhong Says
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/chinese-money-instrumental-to-progress-hor-namhong-says-116208/

Indonesia
Indonesian, Guinea presidents discuss trade ties
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/106067/indonesian-guinea-presidents-discuss-trade-ties

Laos
Laos Pledges To Work With Neighbours To Promote Tourism
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=10666

Malaysia
New Perak speaker will be from MIC
http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2016/08/03/new-perak-speaker-will-be-from-mic/

Myanmar
Ethnic armed groups discuss political affairs
http://www.elevenmyanmar.com/politics/5566

Philippines
PHL, Indon, Malaysian defense chiefs committed for operationalization of SOP for joint maritime patrols
http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?&sid=6&pfn=910231&arch=1&go=Go&search_arch=Keyword&andor=and&mdte_arch=8&ddte_arch=3&ydte_arch=2016

Singapore
Singapore, US enhance strategic partnership
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/singapore-us-enhance/3007834.html

Thailand
Bank of Thailand holds key rate, sees higher growth risks
http://www.bangkokpost.com/archive/bank-of-thailand-holds-key-rate-sees-higher-growth-risks/1051917

Vietnam
State President welcomes Cambodian Senior Minister
http://vietnamnews.vn/politics-laws/300579/state-president-welcomes-cambodian-senior-minister.html

 

2 August

Brunei
Dialogue session for village economy improvement
http://borneobulletin.com.bn/dialogue-session-village-economy-improvement/

Cambodia
Government Launches Framework for Livestock Law
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/government-launches-framework-for-livestock-law-116161/

Indonesia
Indonesia, S Africa agree to strengthen Indian Ocean Rim cooperation
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/106038/indonesia-s-africa-agree-to-strengthen-indian-ocean-rim-cooperation

Laos
ASEAN Senior Officials Begin Discussing AEM Issues
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=10575

Malaysia
Defence ministers agree to enhance maritime security
http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2016/08/02/defence-ministers-agree-to-enhance-maritime-security/

Myanmar
World Bank discusses $300m in new Myanmar loans
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/21708-world-bank-discusses-300m-in-new-myanmar-loans.html

Philippines
ILO to launch new Fair Recruitment project in PHL
http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?&sid=6&pfn=909682&arch=1&go=Go&search_arch=Keyword&andor=and&mdte_arch=8&ddte_arch=2&ydte_arch=2016

Singapore
Stronger partnerships in R&D, innovation needed: DPM Teo
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/business/singapore/stronger-partnerships-in/3006708.html

Thailand
Italian investors eye chocolate, machinery production plants
http://www.bangkokpost.com/archive/italian-investors-eye-chocolate-machinery-production-plants/1050441

Vietnam
PM receives incoming German Ambassador
http://vietnamnews.vn/politics-laws/300509/pm-receives-incoming-german-ambassador.html#SFXMdpXizKrQpIVM.97

 

1 August

Brunei
Brunei, Hong Kong students in cultural exchange
http://borneobulletin.com.bn/brunei-hong-kong-students-cultural-exchange/

Cambodia
Cambodia's capital in condo boom
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/36938500

Indonesia
Indonesia-Morocco relations are perfect example of south-south cooperation: Ambassador
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/106010/indonesia-morocco-relations-are-perfect-example-of-south-south-cooperation-ambassador

Laos
Chinese People’s Liberation Army Day Marked In Vientiane
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=10491

Malaysia
Finance Ministry closely examining rising cost of living
http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2016/08/01/finance-ministry-closely-examining-rising-cost-of-living/

Myanmar
Maijayan meeting asks if Bamas should have their own state
http://www.elevenmyanmar.com/politics/5557

Philippines
Congress has sole power to determine mode of amending Constitution, says Drilon
http://www.pna.gov.ph/index.php?&sid=6&pfn=909268&arch=1&go=Go&search_arch=Keyword&andor=and&mdte_arch=8&ddte_arch=1&ydte_arch=2016

Singapore
Singapore's ability to tackle transnational crime, terrorism enhanced: MHA
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/singapore-s-ability-to/3004220.html

Thailand
Minister: Rice pledging cost B287bn
http://www.bangkokpost.com/archive/minister-rice-pledging-cost-b287bn/1050133

Vietnam
’Restore Nam Định production’
http://vietnamnews.vn/politics-laws/300429/restore-nam-dinh-production.html#jHhh6qgxhIGK5pLs.97

ASEAN Day by Day: December 2016

18 December

Brunei
MoE Organise Maulidur Rasul Celebration
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=20242

Cambodia
Airports Win Audit Approval
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/33270/airports-win-audit-approval/

Indonesia
France may become gateway for Indonesia`s products to Europe
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/108463/france-may-become-gateway-for-indonesias-products-to-europe

Laos
Laos accelerates its digital transformation with Microsoft
http://www.mis-asia.com/tech/industries/laos-accelerates-its-digital-transformation-with-microsoft/

Malaysia
Ringgit Dips to Weakest Level Since 1998 Asia Financial Crisis
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-12-19/ringgit-dips-to-weakest-level-since-1998-asia-financial-crisis

Myanmar
Myanmar embracing domestic travel boom
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/24257-myanmar-embracing-domestic-travel-boom.html

Philippines
Duterte to Singapore: Philippines is open for business
http://news.abs-cbn.com/business/12/17/16/duterte-to-singapore-philippines-is-open-for-business

Singapore
Vivian Balakrishnan to attend ASEAN Foreign Ministers' retreat
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/vivian-balakrishnan-to-attend-asean-foreign-ministers-retreat/3376666.html

Thailand
Govt denies that negotiations over missing rail link have concluded
http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1162241/govt-denies-that-negotiations-over-missing-rail-link-have-concluded

Vietnam
Vietnam Factories to Turn Waste Into Art
http://www.voanews.com/a/factories-turning-waste-into-art-in-vietnam/3641703.html

17 December

Brunei
Muara Port To Be Developed As a Regional Hub
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=20215

Cambodia
'Fruitful' state visits in Cambodia, Singapore
http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/local-news/2016/12/17/fruitful-state-visits-cambodia-singapore-515725

Indonesia
Apple to Invest $44 Million in Indonesia, Unlocks Local iPhone Sales
http://smartstocknews.com/45011-apple-to-invest-44-million-in-indonesia-unlocks-local-iphone-sales/

Laos
The 1st Lao International ICT Expo Opens
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=20199

Malaysia
Malaysia to state ‘strong’ position on Rohingya at Asean meeting
http://www.themalaymailonline.com/malaysia/article/malaysia-to-state-strong-position-on-rohingya-at-asean-meeting#sthash.WxL11lmp.dpuf

Myanmar
Ties with Myanmar unaffected despite Malaysia being vocal - Reezal Merican
http://english.astroawani.com/malaysia-news/ties-myanmar-unaffected-despite-malaysia-being-vocal-reezal-merican-125932

Philippines
Ramon Ang gathers Singapore businessmen for Duterte
http://news.abs-cbn.com/business/12/16/16/ramon-ang-gathers-singapore-businessmen-for-duterte

Singapore
Red Cross Youth on a mission to get 6,500 units of blood donated next year
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/red-cross-youth-on-a-mission-to-get-6-500-units-of-blood-donated/3375072.html

Thailand
PTT plans success through austerity
http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1161689/ptt-plans-success-through-austerity

Vietnam
Vision, planning needed to build smart cities: experts
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/348150/vision-planning-needed-to-build-smart-cities-experts.html#VX7FxgADrr7lmZls.99

 

16 December

Brunei
MoH Organise Maulidur Rasul Celebration
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=20160

Cambodia
PM urges Royal Group to launch satellite
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/pm-urges-royal-group-launch-satellite

Indonesia
Indonesia has opportunity to export rice to Malaysia: Minister
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/108447/indonesia-has-opportunity-to-export-rice-to-malaysia-minister

Laos
Chinese Businessmen Seek To Increase Investment In Laos
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=20117

Malaysia
Ringgit slips further, opens lower against US
http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2016/12/16/ringgit-slips-further-opens-lower-against-us-dollar/

Myanmar
Central Bank exchange rate reforms to start from January next
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/24253-central-bank-exchange-rate-reforms-to-start-from-january-next-year.html

Philippines
Philippines sees expanded ASEAN free trade deal by next year
http://news.abs-cbn.com/business/12/16/16/philippines-sees-expanded-asean-free-trade-deal-by-next-year

Singapore
President Duterte addresses thousands of Filipinos in Singapore
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/president-duterte-addresses-thousands-of-filipinos-in-singapore/3372980.html

Thailand
SET up 2.86 to 1,522.51 points
http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/finance/1161329/set-up-2-86-to-1-522-51-points

Vietnam
Transport infrastructure attracts Korean businesses
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/348106/transport-infrastructure-attracts-korean-businesses.html#ffp5LRz4TZ5libhq.97

15 December

Brunei
Acting Minister Receives High Commissioner of Pakistan
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=20110

Cambodia
Chinese firm snaps up $49.2M in local assets
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/chinese-firm-snaps-492m-local-assets

Indonesia
Indonesia`s imports in November up 10 percent to $12.65 billion
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/108432/indonesias-imports-in-november-up-10-percent-to-1265-billion

Laos
Dy. Premier Sonexay Visits Phu Bia Mining
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=20051

Malaysia
Business leaders: Malaysia still attractive for foreign and local investors
http://www.thestar.com.my/business/business-news/2016/12/15/business-leaders-malaysia-still-attractive/

Myanmar
Right-hand ban sparks import flurry but will make streets safer
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/24226-right-hand-ban-sparks-import-flurry-but-will-make-streets-safer.html

Philippines
Philippines says 2016 growth of 6.5-7 pct 'quite safe’
http://news.abs-cbn.com/business/12/15/16/philippines-says-2016-growth-of-65-7-pct-quite-safe

Singapore
Philippines, Singapore boosting economic and business cooperation: President Tony Tan
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/philippines-singapore-boosting-economic-and-business-cooperation/3369764.html

Thailand
SET down 1.60 to 1,519.65 points
http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/finance/1160368/set-down-1-60-to-1-519-65-points

Vietnam
Future bright for VN’s economy
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/348001/future-bright-for-vns-economy.html#MVqbSyjZxsMyGTTB.97

14 December

Brunei
Minister Attend Qatar's 45th National Day Reception
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=20043

Cambodia
Cambodia reportedly in maid deal with Singapore
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cambodia-reportedly-maid-deal-singapore

Indonesia
Indonesia - Taiwan improve agricultural cooperation
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/108394/indonesia-taiwan-improve-agricultural-cooperation--d

Laos
Ministry Opens Renewable Energy Technology Lab
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=19987

Malaysia
Shell makes deepwater breakthrough in Malaysia
http://www.upi.com/Shell-makes-deepwater-breakthrough-in-Malaysia/3621481714747/

Myanmar
Central Bank to crack down on illegal foreign accounts
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/24203-central-bank-to-crack-down-on-illegal-foreign-accounts.html

Philippines
Change coming to PH bills: Duterte-signed money out next week
http://news.abs-cbn.com/business/12/14/16/change-coming-to-ph-bills-duterte-signed-money-out-next-week

Singapore
Uncertainty continues over opening date of Apple's first store in Singapore
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/uncertainty-continues-over-opening-date-of-apple-s-first-store/3364276.html

Thailand
Fox unit sues Bangkok Bank for B2.5bn
http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/telecom/1159204/fox-unit-sues-bangkok-bank-for-b2-5bn

Vietnam
Korea Rice Foodstuff Association opens office in Cần Thơ
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/347961/korea-rice-foodstuff-association-opens-office-in-can-tho.html#VgP4uB3ik23XmBaV.99

 

13 December

Brunei
Dikir Maulud Ceremonies Concludes
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=19965

Cambodia
Overseas commerce chambers proposed
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/overseas-commerce-chambers-proposed

Indonesia
India to send pharamaceutical team to Indonesia
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/108367/india-to-send-pharamaceutical-team-to-indonesia

Laos
Three UN Agencies Renew Commitment To Development In Laos
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=19924

Malaysia
Singapore, Malaysia sign bilateral agreement for High-Speed Rail project
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/singapore-malaysia-sign-bilateral-agreement-for-high-speed-rail/3363164.html

Myanmar
Shan State government clears access to ethnic army held border gates
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/24183-shan-state-government-clears-access-to-ethnic-army-held-border-gates.html

Philippines
Duterte rejects TPP, praises Trump for dumping it
http://news.abs-cbn.com/business/12/13/16/duterte-rejects-tpp-praises-trump-for-dumping-it

Singapore
Singapore's largest countdown street party to be held at Suntec City
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/singapore-s-largest-countdown-street-party-to-be-held-at-suntec/3364700.html

Thailand
Cabinet approves B15,000 shopping tax deduction
http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1158465/cabinet-approves-b15-000-shopping-tax-deduction

Vietnam
Vietjet launches two new international routes
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/347882/vietjet-launches-two-new-international-routes.html#qUy6JYhrA7WgJkZG.97

12 December

Brunei
PMO Concludes Dikir Syarifil Anam Ceremony http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=19913

Cambodia
Rice millers pass health check for China trade
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/rice-millers-pass-health-check-china-trade

Indonesia
President Jokowi to promote diversification of exports to India
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/108328/president-jokowi-to-promote-diversification-of-exports-to-india

Laos
Beerlao Launches Imported Brand Tuborg
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=19862

Malaysia
Malaysia enthrones 15th king, Sultan Muhammad V
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/malaysia-enthrones-15th-king-sultan-muhammad-v/3363148.html

Myanmar
Yangon govt mulls new “high-class” sidestreet markets
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/24160-yangon-govt-mulls-new-high-class-sidestreet-markets.html

Philippines
Megaworld says to spend P5-B for Antipolo project
http://news.abs-cbn.com/business/12/12/16/megaworld-says-to-spend-p5-b-for-antipolo-project

Singapore
PM Lee to witness signing of KL-Singapore high-speed rail agreement in Malaysia
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/pm-lee-to-witness-signing-of-kl-singapore-high-speed-rail/3357502.html

Thailand
'Decent work' still a dream for many in Asean
http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1157417/decent-work-still-a-dream-for-many-in-asean

Vietnam
List of Vietnamese prestigious exporters announced
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/347762/list-of-vietnamese-prestigious-exporters-announced.html#PKKljDyUyV8kxCiz.97

 

11 December

Brunei
Umrah Pilgrims Depart Brunei for Saudi Arabia http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=19826

Cambodia
Cambodian banker cries for his country as capital flows in
http://asia.nikkei.com/Politics-Economy/Economy/Cambodian-banker-cries-for-his-country-as-capital-flows-in

Indonesia
Indonesia, Singapore cooperate in tourism, energy
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/108319/indonesia-singapore-cooperate-in-tourism-energy

Laos
SCG seeks to raise Laos investment
http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/asean/1157345/scg-seeks-to-raise-laos-investment

Malaysia
Zahid: Malaysia welcomes Myanmar's decision to stop sending workers
http://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2016/12/11/zahid-malaysia-welcomes-myanmar-decision/

Myanmar
No shortage in M’sia despite Myanmar foreign worker ban
http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2016/12/11/no-shortage-in-msia-despite-myanmar-foreign-worker-ban/

Philippines
P2-K monthly pension eyed for 'older' indigent seniors
http://news.abs-cbn.com/business/12/11/16/p2-k-monthly-pension-eyed-for-older-indigent-seniors

Singapore
Dip in Singapore business optimism index for Q1 2017
http://www.businesstimes.com.sg/government-economy/dip-in-singapore-business-optimism-index-for-q1-2017

Thailand
Three state banks paying handouts to low-income earners
http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1157080/three-state-banks-paying-handouts-to-low-income-earners

Vietnam
India, Vietnam sign nuclear pact, three other agreements
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/India-Vietnam-sign-nuclear-pact-three-other-agreements/articleshow/55905769.cms

10 December

Brunei
14 Week JSC 2016 Concludes
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=19811

Cambodia
Human Rights Day Celebrated
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/33010/human-rights-day-celebrated/

Indonesia
Taiwanese company cultivates cordyceps in Indonesia
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/108304/taiwanese-company-cultivates-cordyceps-in-indonesia

Laos
Preparations discussed for 13th Meeting on Foreign Affairs
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=19760

Malaysia
DO MALAYSIA AND SINGAPORE REALLY NEED A HIGH-SPEED RAIL
http://www.scmp.com/week-asia/business/article/2053393/do-malaysia-and-singapore-really-need-high-speed-rail-link

Myanmar
Malaysia will not face shortage of foreign workers with Myanmar’s ban, says deputy finance minister http://www.themalaymailonline.com/malaysia/article/malaysia-will-not-face-shortage-of-foreign-workers-with-myanmars-ban-says-d#sthash.2EhbqVAG.dpuf

Philippines
Tieng-Sy group shows glimpse of new Manila international airport
http://news.abs-cbn.com/video/business/12/09/16/tieng-sy-group-shows-glimpse-of-new-manila-international-airport

Singapore
ASEAN and other countries should do more to combine resources in terrorism fight: Ng Eng Hen
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/asean-and-other-countries-should-do-more-to-combine-resources-in/3357988.html

Thailand
Poverty scheme rejects 1.3 million
http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1156137/poverty-scheme-rejects-1-3-million

Vietnam
Property inventory value reduced
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/347741/property-inventory-value-reduced.html#xlQoyqE3Ho6te6De.97



9 декабря

Brunei
Minister Attend Dikir Maulud Ceremony
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=19745

Cambodia
Revenue rises in Q3 at capital’s water firm
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/revenue-rises-q3-capitals-water-firm

Indonesia
Indonesia Energy Ministry expedites budget allocation 2017 implementation
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/108303/indonesia-energy-ministry-expedites-budget-allocation-2017-implementation

Laos
Vice Premier Urges Xaysomboun To Focus On Infrastructure Development
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=19695

Malaysia
Najib: Malaysia on course with sustainable development agenda
http://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2016/12/09/najib-malaysia-on-course-with-sustainable-development-agenda/

Myanmar
YSX celebrates opening anniversary
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/24138-ysx-celebrates-opening-anniversary.html

Philippines
Consumer confidence soars to record high: central bank
http://news.abs-cbn.com/business/12/09/16/consumer-confidence-soars-to-record-high-central-bank

Singapore
Bloomberg executive acquitted of molesting domestic helper
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/bloomberg-executive-acquitted-of-molesting-domestic-helper/3355242.html

Thailand
Gold prices down B100 to B19,750
http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/gold/1155481/gold-prices-down-b100-to-b19-750

Vietnam
APEC dialogue looks to create dynamism for growth, integration
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/347699/apec-dialogue-looks-to-create-dynamism-for-growth-integration.html#rmKlIPv0YAtDifoV.99

 

8 December

Brunei
Incubatees at INCU Festival Focuses on Product Innovation
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=19668

Cambodia
Singsong unveils Kratie cassava processing plan
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/singsong-unveils-kratie-cassava-processing-plan

Indonesia
Infrastructure development can create more jobs: ILO Chief
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/108266/infrastructure-development-can-create-more-jobs-ilo-chief

Laos
Pm Receives Un Resident Coordinator
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=19628

Malaysia
Myanmar's move will cause further labour shortage in Malaysia
http://news.asiaone.com/news/malaysia/myanmars-move-will-cause-further-labour-shortage-malaysia#sthash.ebGkUOOv.dpuf

Myanmar
Oil-crop traders get skill upgrade
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/24110-oil-crop-traders-get-skill-upgrade.html

Philippines
Duterte: Jack Lam can come back if he pays taxes
http://news.abs-cbn.com/business/12/08/16/duterte-jack-lam-can-come-back-if-he-pays-taxes

Singapore
Joint tender for high-speed rail project could be awarded by end of 2018: MyHSR chief
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/joint-tender-for-high-speed-rail-project-could-be-awarded-by-end/3352620.html

Thailand
Bad weather threatens to put a damper on sugar harvest
http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1154437/bad-weather-threatens-to-put-a-damper-on-sugar-harvest

Vietnam
Industrial machinery expo opens in HCM City
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/347600/industrial-machinery-expo-opens-in-hcm-city.html#2EIv8P2JuykvMx0B.99

7 December

Brunei
Foreign Workers License (LPA) to Introduce New Payment Deposit System
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=19619

Cambodia
Central bank orders lenders to step up lending in riel
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/central-bank-orders-lenders-step-lending-riel

Indonesia
President Jokowi asks for greater attention to increasing investment
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/108238/president-jokowi-asks-for-greater-attention-to-increasing-investment

Laos
PM asks Vietnamese, Lao news agencies to foster links
http://english.vietnamnet.vn/fms/government/169172/pm-asks-vietnamese--lao-news-agencies-to-foster-links.html

Malaysia
Malaysia's October exports fall most in 18 months
http://asia.nikkei.com/Politics-Economy/Economy/Malaysia-s-October-exports-fall-most-in-18-months

Myanmar
As labourers leave Myanmar delta, farmers struggle to mechanise
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/24067-as-labourers-leave-myanmar-delta-farmers-struggle-to-mechanise.html

Philippines
Duterte takes aim at Macau casino boss
http://news.abs-cbn.com/business/12/07/16/duterte-takes-aim-at-macau-casino-boss

Singapore
New fund for Singapore swimming gets S$200,000 boost
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/new-fund-for-singapore-swimming-gets-s-200-000-boost/3349698.html

Thailand
Central bank chief stores firepower as trade fears loom
http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1153725/central-bank-chief-stores-firepower-as-trade-fears-loom

Vietnam
PetroVietnam hits oil target 29 days early
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/347500/petrovietnam-hits-oil-target-29-days-early.html#D7Hz9F0iAKP6L4Sr.99

 

6 December

Brunei
Minister Receives Visit from Omani Ambassador
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=19550

Cambodia
Tanncam takes stake in financial service firm
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/tanncam-takes-stake-financial-service-firm

Indonesia
President asks investors to focus on import substitution
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/108201/president-asks-investors-to-focus-on-import-substitution

Laos
Foreign Dignitaries Extend Wishes To Top Leaders On National Day
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=19488

Malaysia
Singapore and Malaysia closer to signing $16 bln high speed rail link deal
http://www.ibtimes.sg/singapore-malaysia-closer-signing-16-bln-high-speed-rail-link-deal-5295

Myanmar
Central Bank to reform reference rate
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/24042-central-bank-to-reform-reference-rate.html

Philippines
Coca-Cola to invest $1B more in Philippines: Palace
http://news.abs-cbn.com/business/12/06/16/coca-cola-to-invest-1b-more-in-philippines-palace

Singapore
Singapore students top global ranking in reading, maths and science
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/singapore-students-top-global-ranking-in-reading-maths-and/3346284.html

Thailand
Thailand's most expensive villas to be built in Phuket
http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1152485/thailands-most-expensive-villas-to-be-built-in-phuket

Vietnam
Hà Nội economic growth hits a six-year peak
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/347442/ha-noi-economic-growth-hits-a-six-year-peak.html#5iVT7ojgIEqHKecw.99


5 December

Brunei
450 Muslim Youth Attend 3s Campaign
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=19475

Cambodia

Chinese firm eyes steel mill
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/chinese-firm-eyes-steel-mill

Indonesia
Oil refinery will not be moved from Bontang: President
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/108193/oil-refinery-will-not-be-moved-from-bontang-president

Laos
Deputy Prime Minister Calls For Inspection Of Failed Excise Collection
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=19428

Malaysia
Malaysia central bank to ease onshore hedging rules as currency slides
http://www.businessmirror.com.ph/malaysia-central-bank-to-ease-onshore-hedging-rules-as-currency-slides/

Myanmar
Minister suggests ‘sharing plan’ could help lift Myanmar from LDC status
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/24039-minister-suggests-sharing-plan-could-help-lift-myanmar-from-ldc-status.html

Philippines
Philippines, Russia negotiate military cooperation
http://www.update.ph/2016/12/philippines-russia-negotiate-military-cooperation/11751

Singapore
PAP town councils to set aside S$45m to improve lift safety, reliability
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/pap-town-councils-to-set-aside-s-45m-to-improve-lift-safety/3342602.html

Thailand
Here comes the sun: Thailand needs to think deeper about solar
http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1151917/here-comes-the-sun-thailand-needs-to-think-deeper-about-solar

Vietnam
South Korea-based Nonghyup Bank opens branch in HN
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/347437/south-korea-based-nonghyup-bank-opens-branch-in-hn.html#GQ4EYuk9fZ7WOKwt.99

 

4 December

Brunei
MCYS Host Dikir ceremony
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=19405

Cambodia
China to Align Asean Policy With Cambodia
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/32729/china-to-align-asean-policy-with-cambodia/

Indonesia
Indonesian government freezes PTTEP licenses
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/108167/indonesian-government-freezes-pttep-licenses

Laos
IHG to launch first luxury hotel in Laos
http://www.traveldailymedia.com/244569/ihg-to-launch-first-luxury-hotel-in-laos/

Malaysia
PineBridge avoids Malaysia as hedging curbed on ringgit fall
http://www.gulf-times.com/story/523324/PineBridge-avoids-Malaysia-as-hedging-curbed-on-ri

Myanmar
Solar Energy, Hydro-Power & Electricity Exhibition in Yangon
http://satprnews.com/2016/12/04/myanmar-electricity-news-solar-energy-hydro-power-electricity-exhibition-in-yangon-expo-by-mita-24-26feb2017/

Philippines
DPhilippines third quarter nickel ore output drops 16 percent as Duterte's green clampdown bites
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-mining-output-idUSKBN13U0L4

Singapore
President Tony Tan calls on Singaporeans in Japan to be country's ambassadors
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/president-tony-tan-calls-on-singaporeans-in-japan-to-be-country/3341618.html

Thailand
Thai banks sets sights on cross-border payment services
http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1151865/thai-banks-sets-sights-on-cross-border-payment-services

Vietnam
Vietnamese sweep ASEAN CIO/CSO awards
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/347318/vietnamese-sweep-asean-cio-cso-awards.html#PrDe0r0JXVHVIIkU.97

3 декабря

Brunei
Minister Tells BIMP EAGA Athletes to Uphold National Pride
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=19371

Cambodia
Cambodian official affirms efforts to foster ties with Vietnam
http://english.vietnamnet.vn/fms/government/167976/cambodian-official-affirms-efforts-to-foster-ties-with-vietnam.html

Indonesia
Kadin supports Indonesia out of OPEC
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/108159/kadin-supports-indonesia-out-of-opec

Laos
Young People Standing Up To Stop Violence Against Women And Girls
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=19310

Malaysia
Malaysia introduces measures to shore up ringgit liquidity
http://asia.nikkei.com/Politics-Economy/Policy-Politics/Malaysia-introduces-measures-to-shore-up-ringgit-liquidity

Myanmar
For Apple and others, tin supply chain has ties to rebel-held Myanmar mine
http://www.nst.com.my/news/2016/12/194224/apple-and-others-tin-supply-chain-has-ties-rebel-held-myanmar-mine

Philippines
Philippines on high terror alert, says police chief
http://www.thedailystar.net/world/philippines-high-terror-alert-says-police-chief-1324507

Singapore
PM Lee congratulates President-elect Trump on the phone
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/pm-lee-congratulates-president-elect-trump-on-the-phone/3337848.html

Thailand
Bookings see 30% surge
http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/tourism-and-transport/1150597/bookings-see-30-surge

Vietnam
VN energy stocks fuel market surge
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/347273/vn-energy-stocks-fuel-market-surge.html#g7JJTez62h3eoUqR.97

 

2  December

Brunei
14 Selected for Innovation Visionary Youth Programme
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=19293

Cambodia
Red carpet for Chinese investors
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/red-carpet-chinese-investors

Indonesia
State enterprises minister appoints two new Pertamina directors
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/108137/state-enterprises-minister-appoints-two-new-pertamina-directors

Laos
APRC Members Discusses Impact Of BRI On Regional Peace And Prosperity
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=19243

Malaysia
Najib a visionary leader for tilt to China, Umno rep says
http://www.themalaymailonline.com/malaysia/article/najib-a-visionary-leader-for-tilt-to-china-umno-rep-says

Myanmar
Weak kyat leaves developers in difficulty
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/24024-weak-kyat-leaves-developers-in-difficulty.html

Philippines
Twitter signs Philippines ad deal for NBA livestream shows
http://www.thestar.com.my/tech/tech-news/2016/12/02/twitter-signs-philippines-ad-deal-for-nba-livestream-shows/

Singapore
President Tony Tan extends best wishes to new Thai King
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/president-tony-tan-extends-best-wishes-to-new-thai-king/3336280.html

Thailand
Rice exports tipped to beat state target
http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1149473/rice-exports-tipped-to-beat-state-target

Vietnam
Vietnam jumps up trade rankings ladder
http://e.vnexpress.net/news/business/vietnam-jumps-up-trade-rankings-ladder-3507651.html

 

1 декабря

Brunei
Minister Receives Visit From Arab Republic of Egypt
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=19233

Cambodia
Vietnamese oil firm still on track to drill in 2017
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/vietnamese-oil-firm-still-track-drill-2017

Indonesia
Suspension of OPEC membership has little effect on budget: Coordinating minister
http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/108117/suspension-of-opec-membership-has-little-effect-on-budget-coordinating-minister

Laos
Vice President Receives Asian Peace Officials
http://www.brudirect.com/news.php?id=19168

Malaysia
Malaysia to hold general election soon: PM Najib Razak
http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asia/malaysia-to-hold-general-election-anytime-soon-pm-najib-razak

Myanmar
Tamu border trade on hold till next year
http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/business/23994-tamu-border-trade-on-hold-till-next-year.html

Philippines
Philippines can get RCBC to pay, says Law Minister Anisul Huq
http://bdnews24.com/economy/2016/12/01/philippines-can-get-rcbc-to-pay-says-law-minister-anisul-huq

Singapore
Singapore and Japan hope TPP will be ratified and entered into force ‘expeditiously'
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/singapore-and-japan-hope-tpp-will-be-ratified-and-entered-into/3334506.html

Thailand
Respite for SME accounting
http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1148501/respite-for-sme-accounting

Vietnam
Việt Nam, France forge stronger ICT co-operation
http://vietnamnews.vn/economy/347222/viet-nam-france-forge-stronger-ict-co-operation.html#8SexGFsj2uSdL87Y.99

 

 

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