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While taxi hailing apps Grab and Uber are struggling with the Thai government over their legal status and over licensing issues, both companies are...

Cambodian authorities have stopped a Utah, US-based company with the peculiar name of Ambrosia Labs from selling human breast milk harvested from women in...

Thailand and Philippines will ink three government-to-government deals when Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte makes his first official state visit to Bangkok from March 20...

The new report “People and Corruption 2017: Asia-Pacific” released by anti-graft organisation Transparency International comes to the conclusion that an estimated 900 million people...

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will pay an official state visit to Thailand from March 20 to 22, the Thai government announced on March 15. It...

Malaysia is working on making it more difficult for foreigners to buy property in the country in order to "safeguard the interests of Malaysians"...

Four years after Swedish discount furniture giant Ikea first signaled interest in the Philippine market, they now seem to be ready to do the...

Thailand is the next Southeast Asian country after Singapore to be discovered by renowned food bible Michelin. Reports say that the French restaurant critics...

Vietnam National Coffee Corporation, the nation’s largest state-owned coffee producer known for its Vinacafé brand, is planning an initial public offering (IPO) next year...

The market capitalisation of Vietnam's budget airline VietJet surpassed that of state-owned Vietnam Airlines on March 6 only a week after it was listed....

Thailand is the world's happiest country, and Venezuela is the most miserable - this is the result of Bloomberg's newly released Misery Index which...

The newest edition of the annual Knight Frank Wealth Report found that wealth creation in Vietnam has been accelerating at the fastest pace of...

The Malaysian government scrapped the visa-free entry agreement for North Koreans after the deadly attack on North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un's half-brother Kim jong-nam...

North Korea is evading its arms trade embargo with a sophisticated network of overseas companies, enabled partly by its continued access to the international...

Malaysia is set to welcome around one million health travelers in 2017, up from 860,000 last year, and generate respective revenue of $292 million, ...

A top-level advisory panel to the government of Singapore last week proposed a 10-year strategy aimed at ensuring annual economic growth of 2-3 per...

Malaysia, one of the few countries globally that have close diplomatic relations with North Korea and of the even fewer ones for which North...

The Philippine central bank approved new rules and regulations governing the operation of virtual currency exchanges, including those for the most widely used cryptocurrency...