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Hundreds of Indonesian motorcycle taxi drivers working for ride-hailing start-ups Grab and Go-Jek on April 23 called for an end to low online fares...

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South Korea’s electronics major Samsung Electronics Co. is determined to further expand production in Vietnam, co-CEO Koh Dong-jin told Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan...

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Indonesia is studying the possibility of joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) without the United States, known as TPP-11. The country will discuss the matter...

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Construction is currently underway for Vietnam’s so far biggest casino as part of the Hoiana Resort on an ocean stretch in Vietnam’s central province...

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Alibaba Group on April 20 signed an agreement as scheduled with the Thai government to build a “Smart Digital Trading Hub” in the country,...

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The East African nation of Kenya has the potential to become a role model for Thailand when it comes to curb the exorbitant use...

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Even though surveys predict that Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak will be returned to office in the country’s general elections on May 9, investors...

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Indonesia and China on April 13 in Beijing signed five cooperation contracts worth $23.3 billion under the latter's Silk Road Economic Belt and 21st...

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Vietnam will see its biggest IPO thus far when Technological and Commercial Joint Stock Bank, or Techcombank, will list as planned on June 4....

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Thailand’s luxury property builder Pace Development sold key parts of Bangkok’s tallest skyscraper MahaNakhon Tower to domestic duty free retail company King Power, media...

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Indonesia’s highly popular ride-hailing service Go-Jek is close to its a number of announcements that it will expand within Southeast Asia and enter the...

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Brunei recorded an 18.3-per cent increase in tourist arrivals in 2017, exceeding the projected ten per cent growth set for last year, the country's...

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Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak announced the dissolution of parliament on April 8 for a general election that will pose one of the sternest-ever...

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte finally approved the suggested closure of the popular holiday island of Boracay in the central Philippines for tourists over six...

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In the country’s first such case, two Singaporean Airbnb hosts were fined 60,000 Singapore dollars ($45,800) each for violating the country's rules on short-term...

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Just days after the Competition Commission of Singapore suspected that Southeast Asia’s leading ride-hailing app Grab has infringed the country’s Competition Act by purchasing...

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Thailand is planning to tax investors in digital currencies such as Bitcoin at a heavy rate in one of its latest attempts to regulate...

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Malaysia’s tourism promotion agency Tourism Malaysia says it was possible that the country could receive 36 million tourists by 2020, a growth of 39...