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Singapore to Open SME Office in Phnom Penh

Singapore’s Association of Small and Medium Enterprises (ASME) plans to open its first business centre abroad in Phnom Penh next year, according to Channel NewsAsia. The centre aims to explore investment opportunities, particularly in infrastructure and education. Claiming Singapore’s SMEs often lag rivals such as Taiwan, Hong Kong and Korea in exploring foreign opportunities, the…

Swedish Oil Company Accused of War Crimes

Swedish oil company Lundin Petroleum and the consortium it belonged to in Sudan were involved in war crimes and crimes against humanity, according to a new report. The company has denied the accusations. The claims centre around the period between 1997 and 2003 when ten thousand people were killed and nearly 200,000 were forced to…

Car Free Day in Jakarta Twice a Month

Jakarta Governor Fauzi Bowo announced Tuesday that the city would add the frequency of the Car Free Day event to twice a month after the city’s anniversary on June 22 to meet the raising demand from the residents and also improve the air quality. “The addition of frequency of the car free day proves that…