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Vietnam Aims To Become Asean’s Leading Digital Economy

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Vietnam aims to become the leading digital economy in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) by...
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Currently, five companies are listed at the Yangon Stock Exchange © Arno Maierbrugger Myanmar will allow direct foreign...
Vietnam’s New High-speed Reunification Express Will Cost $26 Billion

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Vietnam’s ministry of planning and investment has presented a new concept for the country’s planned north-south high-speed...
Vietnam To Hike Minimum Wages By 5.5%

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Vietnam will next year lift regional minimum salaries in the private sector by 5.5 per cent after labour...
Laos Finally Launches E-visa

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Laos launched its tourist e-visa service on July 11, a move aimed at increasing tourism arrival numbers...
Airasia Won’t Get Involved In Malaysia Airlines, Founder Says

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AirAsia founder and group CEO Tony Fernandes has ruled out any involvement in Malaysia’s ailing national airline, which...
Thailand Gets First Foodtech Startup Accelerator

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Thailand, known for its delicious food and diverse restaurant scene, has been chosen by US-based workspace and...
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Ancient temple in Bagan, Myanmar © Arno Maierbrugger.JPG Myanmar’s ancient city of Bagan has been approved for inclusion on...
Airasia Could Take Over Malaysia Airlines: Reports

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Malaysian low-cost airline AirAsia Group could come to the rescue of ailing national carrier Malaysian Airlines after discussion...
Chinese Rush To Buy Cambodian Property

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Phnom Penh building construction © Arno Maierbrugger Chinese interest in real estate in Cambodia is booming...
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Malaysia remains on course to become a high-income nation by 2024, the World Bank has reaffirmed its...
Skoda Plans To Set Up Production In Myanmar

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Car makers from the Czech Republic and Hungary are interested in assembling vehicles in Myanmar, according to...
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The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has cut its estimate for tourism revenue growth this year from...
Vietnam, Eu Sign Landmark Free Trade Deal

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The European Union signed an “ambitious” free trade deal with Vietnam on June 30, the first of...
Brunei’s “agripreneurs” Boost Agricultural Output By 13%

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Brunei’s gross agriculture output has increased by $56.65 million to $436.30 million, or around 13 per cent,...
Possible Us Outsourcing Ban To Hit Philippine Bpo Industry Hard

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A plan by US President Donald Trump to punish US firms outsourcing jobs abroad or even ban the...
Austria’s Lenzing Goes Ahead With To Build World’s Largest Lyocell Fiber Plant In Thailand

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Austrian industry group Lenzing AG, which makes cellulose fibers used in textiles, is now going ahead with...
Singapore To Create 10,000 High-tech Jobs

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The Singapore government on June 26 said it has plans to create up to 10,000 jobs in...