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A street food vendor in Bangkok's old town received a Michelin star in the inaugural edition of the Michelin guide for the Thai capital,...

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Apple Inc. intends to expand its store network in Vietnam by tightening its cooperation with the retail unit of FPT Corp, the country’s largest...

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US fast food chain McDonald’s, the epitome of Capitalism, on December 2 finally opened its first store in Vietnam’s capital Hanoi, one of the...

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The Cambodian textile and garment sector, the main pillar of the impoverished country’s export industry, starts feeling the heat of Prime Minister Hun Sen’s...

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A new excise tax (dubbed “sin tax”) on cigarettes, alcoholic beverages, sugary drinks, coffee drinks and tea drinks, imposed in September this year in...

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The Philippines’ Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that it is considering legalising the use of digital currencies in the country by classifying them...

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Vietnam’s largest beer company Saigon Beer Alcohol Beverage Corp, or Sabeco, has commenced its international roadshow in Singapore on November 24, ahead of the...

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Bangkok’s street hawkers, including cloth and food sellers, are joining the digital revolution as some of them started adopting new digital payment systems based...

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Malaysia's central bank said it will view the conversion of cryptocurrency into cash as an act to be handled under anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism...

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has asked China to invest in the Philippines’ telecommunication industry and to set up a subsidiary that would become the...

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The Malaysian government said it will allow luxury property developments, defined as such with a price tag of above one million ringgit ($241,000) per...

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Vietnam plans to digitise its economy and administration through its modern telecom and IT infrastructure in order "to succeed in the era of the...

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The ban of Cambodia’s largest opposition party Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) by the country’s Supreme Court ahead of elections is not at all...

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The Philippine economy grew 6.9 per cent in the third quarter, exceeding all analyst estimates and cementing its position as one of the fastest-expanding...

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Foreign direct investments (FDI) flows into the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) fell by 20 per cent to $96.7 billion in 2016, the...

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Cambodia and China signed a memorandum of understanding on November 10 to support the development of the country’s e-commerce business operations, according to a...

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The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will convene a meeting of senior officials next month to discuss admitting East Timor as a member. The...

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Malaysia is becoming increasingly popular among China's home buyers who are looking for properties at an ideal price range of between 1.2 million and...