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The National Bank of Cambodia is pushing ahead with trials for interbank payments using blockchain technology that facilitates secure financial transactions. To that end, the...

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A bloody anti-drug war that blurs the line between law and lawlessness and serious problems with jihadists in the south did so far not...

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Iconic Austrian motorbike manufacturer KTM announced it opened a new production facility in the Philippines under KTM Asia Motorcycle Manufacturing Inc., a cooperation with...

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A few decades ago, life in the hill tribes area in northern Thailand was no bed of roses. The region between Chiang Rai and...

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Just three countries from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, made it in the top-50 of this year's Global Innovation Index, published...

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Google through its Asia Pacific headquarters agreed on future tax payments in Indonesia, a move seen as the beginning of a shake-up in how...

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Vietnamese real estate, investment and business service conglomerate FLC Group, based in Hanoi, will launch a new domestic carrier called Bamboo Airways which could...

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A US-based campaign group focusing on Myanmar urged the World Bank’s financing arm International Finance Corporation (IFC) to reconsider its Myanmar investments, saying its...

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Cambodia scores lowest in Southeast Asia as per most indicators in the newly released, biannual Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report of the World Economic...

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Young well educated people leaving their home countries in Southeast Asia to pursue a better career in a well-salaried job in richer countries of...

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Malaysia will impose a new tourism tax from July 1 this year, ranging from 2.50 ringgit ($0.60) per room per night for an “unrated”...

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The Philippines on June 6 blocked the deployment of new overseas workers to Qatar as the gas-rich Gulf state started grappling with a diplomatic...

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The absence of an inclusive banking branch network in Myanmar and notoriously complicated and slow banking account transmissions have led to strong acceptance of...

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The new Forbes list of Thailand's 50 richest persons is out, and - lo and behold - it shows that their collective net worth...

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Malaysia's former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad is not amused about the sale of a 49.9-per-cent stake of national car maker Proton to Chinese automotive...

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In what is quite a contradiction to US President Donald Trump's motto "Buy American, hire American," iconic US motorbike maker Harley-Davidson announced on May...

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Singapore and Thailand have the fastest average Internet speeds in of the more developed countries in Southeast Asia, while the Philippines is lagging significantly...

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Countries in the economic pact of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreed on May 21 to move on with the multilateral trade deal without the...