Daily News

These are sample stories on Asia which we track on a daily basis. The sources and links to the stories, which are available online, are acknowledged and listed. Where any of these stories require paid subscription to access, we've listed only the portion which the site allows.

Thailand: Inbound flight ban may not end on 1 Jul 20


The ban on commercial international flights might not be lifted on 1 Jul 20 as originally planned and, if and when the ban is scrapped, business people will likely be the first to be allowed

India moves fighters, warships to forward bases after bloodiest day in Ladakh


The government has given powers to the armed forces to make emergency procurements to stock up its war reserves in the wake of escalating conflict with China along the Line of Actual Control. While India

Indonesia misses state revenue target by 37.7% in May 20


Indonesia posted state revenue of IDR664.3tr in the 2020 state budget as of 31 May 20, or 37.7% of targeted IDR1,760.9tr in Presidential Regulation (Perpres) No. 54 of 2020, the Finance Ministry stated. “In comparison

Why we remain positive about an economic upturn; Respite for Asian currencies may turn out to be fleeting


Highlights from the CAA Weekly Table Key themes in recent developments: A new front opens in Asian political risks: Sino-Indian border tensions persist after five rounds of talks. With China perceived by the Indian public

Thailand’s emerging trade hawks cloud CPTPP membership plan


Thailand’s prospective entry into the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) trade pact could be in jeopardy if a looming cabinet reshuffle removes the country’s economic czar and brings in an administration stacked