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Arno Maierbrugger

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Thailand Pushes Projects For Eastern Economic Corridor

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The Thai government continues to promote investment in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), one of the largest economic initiatives geared particularly towards foreign investors....

Brunei To Push Tourism Arrivals With New Offers

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Brunei is looking to capitalise on its natural attractions and institutions such as hospitals and international schools to promote medical, educational and eco-tourism, according...

Manila Runs Dry As Water Utility Scrambles To Maintain Supply

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Customers of Manila Water Company, Inc, a water utility which is part of Philippine business conglomerate Ayala Corp., are faced with more supply shortages...

Vietnam, Laos Enter Cooperation In Cyber Security, E-government

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The governments of Laos and Vietnam agreed to enter a cooperation for the development of cyber security and e-government solutions and continue their cooperation...

Malaysia Airlines Facing Sale Or Shutdown

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The Malaysian government is considering whether to shut, sell or - as one of the less likely options - refinance national carrier Malaysia Airlines,...

Indonesia Grounds All Boeing 737 Max 8 Jets Over Safety Concerns

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Indonesia, alongside China and Ethiopia, has grounded all Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft following the Ethiopian Airlines crash on March 10 that killed all...

Vietnam Corporations Line Up To Start Business With North Korea When Sanctions Fall

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Companies from Vietnam are eager to be among the first to do business with and in North Korea should international sanctions be lifted, positioning...

Ukrainian Agency To Build Arms Plant In Myanmar

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A Ukrainian state agency and the Myanmar military have signed a joint-venture agreement to build a plant capable of manufacturing armored personnel carriers and...

Philippines Drowning In Plastic Bag Waste

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The Philippines has a growing environmental problem with waste from plastic bags, with 164 million mostly non-recyclable pieces being thrown away by Filipinos on...

Ride-hailing Firm Grab To Invest “substantially” In Indonesia

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Singapore-headquartered ride-hailing firm Grab said on March 7 that it has secured $1.5 billion in fresh financing from a fund run by Japan’s SoftBank...

Manila Tops Global Luxury Property Index

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The Philippine capital Manila surprisingly tops the new ranking of price appreciation of luxury property globally, compiled by international real estate company Knight Frank...

World’s Biggest Floating Solar Power Farms Planned In Thailand

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Thailand plans to build the world's largest floating solar farms to boost the country's share of clean energy, Bloomberg News cited Thepparat Theppitak, a...

Vietnam Extends List Of Countries Eligible For E-visa To 80

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Vietnam has extended the list of countries qualifying for e-visas by 34 to 80 and extended the scheme to January 31, 2021. The new...

Fmalaysia Open To Resume Mh370 Plane Search

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Malaysia will consider resuming the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 if companies interested in the hunt come forward with viable proposals or...

Vietnam Inks $21-billion Aviation Deals With Boeing, Ge

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Two Vietnamese budget airlines signed $20.9 billion worth of deals on February 27 to purchase planes from Boeing and engines from General Electric (GE)...

Malaysia’s New Attraction: Durian Tourism

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Malaysia, well known as a country with delicious durian fruits, now plans to go big on durian tourism, Deputy Agriculture and Agro-based Industries Minister...

Go-jek’s Ride-hailing Service Launched As “get” In Thailand

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Indonesian ride-hailing app Go-Jek officially launched its operations in Thailand on February 27 as part of its expansion into Southeast Asia. Under the brand...

Scania Opens New Truck And Bus Assembly Plant In Thailand

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Swedish commercial vehicle builder Scania is opening a new assembly facility for trucks and bus chassis in the Bangkok Free Trade Zone in Samut...