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Despite a considerably strong domestic currency, Thailand’s exports in August grew at their fastest pace since January 2013, far better than expected as demand...

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The Singapore government is launching a new training center focused on cyber threats under the Cyber Security Agency. It will be an academy to...

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The Better Beer Festival, Malaysia's biggest annual craft beer event roughly modeled after Munich's famous Oktoberfest, has been scrapped after an influential Muslim party...

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U.S. rating agency Moody's, which gave its first investment grade rating to the Philippines back in 2013, has warned that President Rodrigo Duterte’s deadly...

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After a long and secretive preparation phase, Thailand on September 16 finally introduced an amended excise tax law for taxes levied on cigarettes, alcoholic...

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Singapore ahead of this weekend’s Grand Prix in the city state signed a deal on September 15 to host Formula 1 races until 2021,...

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The newly released Quality of Nationality Index by UK-based residency consultancy Henley & Partners gives some insight in what the firm calls "objective value...

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In Austria, Red Bull's co-owner Dietrich Mateschitz is currently being praised and courted by media for having advanced on Forbes world's richest list to...

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The Thai government has set a tourism revenue target of three trillion baht, a whopping $90 billion, for 2018 from domestic and international tourists,...

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The small sultanate of Brunei, grappling with low oil and prices in an economy heavily concentrated on hydrocarbon exports, is now opening its maritime...

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Malaysia will become the 24th biggest economic powerhouse by GDP in the world by 2050, according to consultancy PwC in its latest “The World...

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The Philippines, North Korea's fifth-largest source of imports, will suspend all trade with the pariah state in order to comply with a UN Security...

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The newest edition of "Expat Insider", a survey issued annually by the world's largest expat network InterNations, shows a flattering result for three Southeast...

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The Malaysian state of Sarawak, which set up its own oil and gas extraction company last month in an unprecedented challenge for the country's...

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September 4, 2017 will see the final edition of one of the few independent newspapers in Cambodia, The Cambodia Daily. The paper announced that...

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Vietnam's property conglomerate Vingroup has launched a new division called VinFast which is set to become the nation's first home-grown car maker. Vingroup announced...

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Laos has become the latest country in Southeast Asia to promote e-commerce for its large small- and medium business sector. An online trade website...

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Colombia, the world's largest producer of cocaine and largest growing area for coca, the drug's base product, will look into Thailand's opium eradication programme...