Cambodia expects to finalise FTA with China in November
A free trade agreement (FTA) between Cambodia and China is expected to be finalised in November in a move to boost trade between the two countries, the Phnom Penh Post reported.
Singapore worries about looming recession due to COVID-19
11:44 15/02/2020
The possibility of a recession looms over Singapore and the country’s economy will take a hit, Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has said.
Singapore, Malaysia join hands to tackle coronavirus spread
10:58 14/02/2020
Singapore and Malaysia are looking into establishing protocols for the transfer of COVID-19 patients between the two countries as part of efforts to work more closely in tackling the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Singapore remains most liveable city for 15 consecutive years
10:30 14/02/2020
Singapore remained the most liveable city for East Asian expats for the 15th consecutive year, according to the newest Location Ratings survey conducted by human resources consultancy company ECA International.
Indonesia exports over 36 million tonnes of palm oil in 2019
10:11 14/02/2020
Indonesia exported a record 36.18 million tonnes of crude palm oil (CPO) and its products last year, from 34.71 million tonnes in 2018, according to data from the Indonesia Palm Oil Association (GAPKI).
Indonesia, Australia agree to foster trade cooperation
16:12 12/02/2020
Indonesian and Australian leaders have affirmed the importance of promoting economic and trade cooperation between the two countries, and their joint efforts to ensure regional stability and mitigate the negative impacts of natural disasters as a consequence of climate change.
Singapore: tourist arrivals projected to drop 25-30 percent
16:07 12/02/2020
Singapore’s tourism sector will take a significant hit, with visitor arrivals estimated to fall by 25-30 percent this year due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, said the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) on February 11th.
US provides medical supplies for Laos
09:33 12/02/2020
The US government said on February 10th that it had provided health supplies for Laos in the first delivery from a pledge of up to 100 million USD in global assistance to fight the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV).
Vigil held for victims of Thailand mass shooting
10:26 11/02/2020
Hundreds of mourners on February 9th attended a vigil in Thailand’s northeastern city of Nakhon Ratchasima for the victims of a bloody mass shooting in the city which took place one day earlier.
Myanmar–Thailand border trade exceeds 1 billion USD
10:21 11/02/2020
Border trade between Myanmar and Thailand reached 1.15 billion USD in the first quarter of the present fiscal year 2019 – 2020 which started in October.