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Malaysia could join three countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), namely Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam, in their consideration to bid for...

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The European Union has removed all Indonesian airlines from its safety blacklist on June 14 in a general  acknowledgement of their attempts to improve...

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While Thailand’s authorities are eagerly trying to curb any illegal betting during the World Cup 2018 and police are even busy to arrest more...

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Among the remarkably plentiful sights to see in Brunei is one place everybody who is interested in Asian food and/or authentic local markets shouid...

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As cost of living in Thailand is on the rise and the baht remains strong, Bangkok has now entered the global top 100 most...

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Myanmar’s fourth telecom operator, under the brand of Mytel, officially launched its services in the country on June 9 and offers 80 per cent...

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To the surprise of many, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on June 11 that he aims to have a new national car company,...

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Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad called for a review of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement in an interview with Japan's Nikkei Asian Review...

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Vietnam’s finance ministry has called for an outright ban on the import of the mining rigs used to create cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin. The...

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Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad accepted on June 6 the resignation of the country’s central bank governor Muhammad Ibrahim which the latter offered on...

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After effectively scrapping the unpopular six-per cent goods and services tax (GST) on June 1, Malaysia’s new government will re-introduce a refined sales and...

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The launch of two new ride-hailing apps brings the current number of such companies in the small city state of Singapore to five. The...

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Significantly fewer visitor arrivals from Western countries will cause an overall decline in tourism numbers in Myanmar this year, according to local tour operators....

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Ride hailing company Grab in its drive to expand in the financial services sector is planning to launch e-cash and micro lending in Thailand,...

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Reform – Separation of Executive - Legislative and Judiciary. These are some of the current buzz words in our political discourse in Malaysia these...

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Tony Fernandes, CEO of of AirAsia Group, is being investigated by the Indian federal police for allegedly paying bribes to influence local aviation policy....

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Indonesia’s national development planning ministry is targeting a national poverty rate next year of 8.5 per cent to 9.5 per cent, down from the...

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The Malaysian government plans to introduce a nationwide ban of plastic bags within a year, preceded by an awareness campaign to “educate” the population...