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Spokespersons of the Thai government on February 19 called for a rare press conference for a large number of foreign media representatives and diplomats...

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Investment drawn to Thailand’s proposed Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) could push the country’s economic growth rate above five per cent by 2021, Siam Commercial...

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A Chinese developer, Yijin Group, is readying to construct a more than $200-million tourism complex at an abandoned airfield in Vang Vieng district, one...

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The 2018 Cost of Living Index compiled by crowd-sourced global database Numbeo ranked Singapore, Makati and Bangkok as the three cities with the highest...

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Thailand's first initial coin offering (ICO) of a cryptocurrency issued by a listed company was launched on February 14 despite unclear regulations with regards...

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An initiative by private investors in Indonesia aims at beefing up the kiosks of street vendors in Jakarta with smart technology and WiFi connections...

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The Bank of Thailand on February 12 sent a circular to banks and financial institutions and warned them not to get involved in cryptocurrency...

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Vietnam and Qatar have decided to work closer in the field of food security as the Middle East country is looking for new import...

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Austrian engineering firm Doppelmayr, known for its purpose-built cable cars around the world, on February 4 open its latest masterpiece, the longest aerial tramway...

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The Philippine government is looking for solutions to provide cheaper and more convenient remittance channels for its Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs). Particularly, technology developed...

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on February 6 personally oversaw the destruction of more than $1.2 million worth of smuggled luxury and classic cars at...

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Singapore and Malaysia unveiled a plan to create a trading link between each other by the end of this year that will allow each...

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The Thai government has just approved 168 infrastructure development projects worth a combined $31.4 billion for its flagship Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) scheme. The EEC...

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The young Yangon Stock Exchange saw its first real initial public offering (IPO) on January 26, but despite high expectation of the listing of...

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Google is the next big-time investor in Indonesian ride-hailing firm Go-Jek, a move that is part of Google's ambition to grow Indonesia's digital economy...

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The pace of economic expansion in the Philippines would further ease over the coming two years after peaking at a whopping seven per cent...

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Singapore's total working population, excluding foreign domestic workers, shrank for the first time since 2003 by an estimated 10,700 last year, according to preliminary...

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Malaysia as the largest photovoltaic (PV) exporter to the US internationally with a market share of 30 per cent of PV imports is likely...