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Bangkok’s street hawkers, including cloth and food sellers, are joining the digital revolution as some of them started adopting new digital payment systems based...

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Malaysia's central bank said it will view the conversion of cryptocurrency into cash as an act to be handled under anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism...

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has asked China to invest in the Philippines’ telecommunication industry and to set up a subsidiary that would become the...

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The Malaysian government said it will allow luxury property developments, defined as such with a price tag of above one million ringgit ($241,000) per...

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Vietnam plans to digitise its economy and administration through its modern telecom and IT infrastructure in order "to succeed in the era of the...

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The ban of Cambodia’s largest opposition party Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) by the country’s Supreme Court ahead of elections is not at all...

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The Philippine economy grew 6.9 per cent in the third quarter, exceeding all analyst estimates and cementing its position as one of the fastest-expanding...

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Foreign direct investments (FDI) flows into the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) fell by 20 per cent to $96.7 billion in 2016, the...

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Cambodia and China signed a memorandum of understanding on November 10 to support the development of the country’s e-commerce business operations, according to a...

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The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will convene a meeting of senior officials next month to discuss admitting East Timor as a member. The...

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Malaysia is becoming increasingly popular among China's home buyers who are looking for properties at an ideal price range of between 1.2 million and...

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The World Rice Conference at its annual meeting in Macau on November 8 declared Thailand's fragrant Hom Mali variety the world's best rice, maintaining...

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The Philippines and Thailand, alongside Myanmar, which still has a much smaller market, were the three countries leading new automotive sales in the Association...

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Singapore's central bank chief Ravi Menon warned against the wave of technology that's is currently disrupting the financial services industry, calling such "another hype"...

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Cities in Asia are becoming more and more expensive to live for expatriates and locals alike, the newly released Worldwide Cost of Living report...

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While the value of the digital currency Bitcoin is going through the roof – 1 BTC on November 3 hit the $7,462-mark in day...

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Among ASEAN nations, Thailand and Indonesia were the ones that jumped the most in the new Ease of Doing Business 2018 ranking by the...

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Myanmar has huge plans for its tourism industry. While 2.9 million tourists visited Myanmar in 2016, the government targets to welcome 3.5 million tourists...