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Thailand Will Be Host To World’s First Cannabis Festival

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Thailand will host what it calls the “World Ganja Festival” next year, an event organised by the...
Brunei’s Youth Unemployment Highest In Southeast Asia: Imf

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Not much signs of wealth inside Brunei's floating villages © Arno Maierbrugger At a whopping 31.7...
Filipino jeepney drivers protest against phase-out plans for old vehicles

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The US-China trade war is hitting the Philippine economy © Arno Maierbrugger The World Bank has downgraded its...
Indonesia’s Lion Air Readies For Mega-ipo

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Lion Air, Indonesia’s largest airline by market size and destinations and the second largest low-cost airline in Southeast...
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Ho Chi Minh City skyline at night The World Economic Forum (WEF)’s competitiveness ranking for 2019 is out...
Philippines Has Lowest Female Labour Participation In Southeast Asia

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Women in jobs or seeking work in the Philippines made up less than half the female working-age population...
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Thailand’s commerce ministry is considering whether to remove certain innovation-related businesses from the list of those open...
Myanmar Lauded For Easing Business Environment

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Custom House along Strand Road in Yangon, a well-preserved British colonial building still fulfilling its original function © Arno Maierbrugger
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Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on the sidelines of the 74th Session of the United Nations General...
Vietnam Economy Blasts Off With 7.3% In Third Quarter

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Vietnam’s economic growth quickened in the third quarter, underpinned by solid growth in exports and manufacturing, the General Statistics...
Private Equity Investors Set Up Association In Myanmar

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A group of leading private equity firms in Myanmar launched the Myanmar Private Equity & Venture Capital...
Vietnam, Thailand Benefit Most From Chinese Company Relocation Amid Trade War

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More Chinese manufacturers are looking to Vietnam and Thailand as a production base to avoid US tariffs,...
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Cambodian labour ministry on September 20 announced a raise in next year's legal minimum wage for workers...
Vietnam Best Country For Foreign Investment In Se Asia: Report

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Vietnam has climbed in the ranking of best countries in which to invest this year, surpassing other...
Thailand, Cambodia To Connect Capital Markets

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Thailand’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Securities and Exchange Commission of Cambodia (SECC) on...
Thailand Seeks To Lure Companies Fleeing China With 50% Tax Break

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The Thai government has introduced a package of incentives for companies in China affected by the China-US trade...
Hong Kong Businesses Consider Move To Singapore: Survey

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Almost a quarter of businesses in a new survey by the American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore...
Thailand’s Tourism Industry Feels The Heat From Strong Baht, Fewer Visitors

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Thailand’s tourism industry, which accounts for at least a fifth of the country’s GDP, is coming under...