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Vietnam’s vibrant startup scene is not only fostering a new class of domestic entrepreneurs, it is also attracting a growing number of foreigners who...

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Around 13 million people, or more than a third of Thailand’s 38-million-strong labour force, need skill upgrades, economic expert Kiatanantha Lounkaew, lecturer at the...

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Formula 1 organisers have apparently reached a deal with Vietnam to hold a city race in Hanoi in the next season. According to media...

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The heydays for landlords in Myanmar's with sky-high rents in larger cities are apparently over.  A global property firm says that 2018 will bring...

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Malaysia has been named the best destination to retire among Asian countries on the newly issued Retirement index 2018 list by International Living.com. According to...

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Vietnam's largest brewer, Saigon Beer Alcohol Beverage Corp., or Sabeco, after its acquisition by Thai Beverages has set a target to grow its share of...

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Cambodia and China on January 11 signed 19 agreements worth several billion dollars to develop the impoverished Southeast Asian country's infrastructure, agriculture and healthcare....

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A new year has come, and we already got a new “most powerful passport” ranking. In the new 2018 list released in January 9...

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Thailand made another step forward in its aim to increase the share of organic farming in its agriculture sector as 20 northeastern provinces signed...

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Japanese car maker Nissan, a mass market pioneer for electricity-powered vehicles with its Leaf model, has shortlisted Thailand to host its Asia-Pacific electric vehicle...

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Vietnam’s HDBank has become the latest company in the country to go public, staging the first IPO this year by listing more than 32.2...

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Indonesia, Southeast Asia’s largest economy, for the first time crossed the $1-trillion mark in its GDP revenues, reaching an estimated $1.004 trillion as per...

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A new bank, Myanmar Tourism Bank, will begin operations within six months in so far three branches in Yangon, Mandalay and Naypyidaw with the sole...

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Singapore's gross domestic product expanded 3.5 per cent in 2017, backed by "the global economic upswing" and improved productivity, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong...

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While Malaysia’s Prime Minister in his New Year Speech pointed at the “milestones” the country has achieved in 2017, the 60th anniversary of its...

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After years of booming tourism arrivals, Thailand counted a new record of a whopping 35 million visitors coming to the country this year, a...

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Malaysian businesses are ready to help the southern Philippine island of Mindanao out of poverty through targeted investments that would help the region develop...

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Indonesia, a country where millions of people don’t have bank accounts and therefore cannot pay with other means than cash, is stepping up its...