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The Philippine central bank approved new rules and regulations governing the operation of virtual currency exchanges, including those for the most widely used cryptocurrency...

Cambodia's long-time Prime Minister Hun Sen has released an order that the raising of the flags of Taiwan and Tibet is forbidden in the...

Saudi Aramco might have said good bye to investment in Malaysia's oil industry, but the Chinese are about to fill the void in another...

Businesses in the Philippines are getting increasingly worried about the economic isolationism of US President Donald Trump as the country's main growth engines, business...

The World Bank has adjusted this year's economic growth forecast for Myanmar to 6.9 per cent from previously 8 per cent. The global lender blames...

Despite a surge in tourism investment, the number of foreign visitors to Myanmar in 2016 dropped a staggering 38 per cent to below three...

The Philippine economy grew 6.6 per cent year-on-year in the fourth quarter of 2016, putting the Southeast Asian nation among the world’s fastest-growing countries...

The new Corruption Perception Index 2016 issued by Transparency International on January 25 paints no flattering picture of Southeast Asia as corruption in the...

Southeast Asian countries in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) pact, namely Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam and Brunei, are now looking for alternative solutions after new US...

Vietnamese citizens, known for their penchant for betting and gambling, will be allowed to enter approved casinos in Vietnam and gamble, the government announced,...

The inauguration of Donald Trump as 45th President of the United States on January 20 brings with it a number of uncertainties and conflicts...

Vietnam, Asia's number one beer drinking nation, will see its next huge initial public offering next week when Hanoi Beer Alcohol and Beverage Corp,...

Indonesia has announced plans to let foreign investors lease and manage uninhabited islands across the large archipelago in a move aimed at developing them...

Malaysia has introduced a five-year Islamic Fund and Wealth Management Blueprint to further strengthen the country's position as a global hub for Islamic funds...

Goldman Sachs Investment Holding (Asia) and the Asian unit of New York-based private equity firm Apollo Global Management will invest 8.4 billion baht ($235...

Malaysia's state-owned oil giant Petronas will cut oil production in 2017 to between 600,000 and 630,000 barrels per day (bpd), from the average of...

Laos' first domestic smartphone brand will be introduced to shops and agencies in Vientiane and the country's provinces this month after a local IT...

Malaysians can look forward to a brighter year as the country witnessed impressive growth that Europe and North America "could only dream of," Malaysian...