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Transport and Infrastructure

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Dili, the capital of the fifth-youngest nation on earth, East Timor, is an odd place within Southeast Asia for people used to the hustle...
Malaysia, Indonesia agree on joint production of new ASEAN car

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Indonesia and Malaysia have reached a deal to set up a joint venture to produce the first fully local-made vehicle for domestic use and...
Laos’ main airport got huge expansion despite weak visitor numbers

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The international terminal of the airport serving the Laotian capital of Vientiane, Wattay International Airport, can now accommodate as many as 2.3 million foreign...
Philippine GDP growth drops to three-year-low

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Economic growth in the Philippines slowed to six per cent during the second quarter of the year, the Philippine Statistics Authority said on August...
Laos suspends new hydropower projects after dam break

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The Lao government will suspend approval of new dams while it reviews more than 50 current projects following the catastrophic collapse of a hydropower...
Myanmar significantly scales down Chinese-backed port project

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The Myanmar government is scaling down plans for a Chinese-backed port on its western coast in Kyaukpyu in a move to avoid running into...
Brunei’s economy shows signs of recovery, but oil and gas remain only drivers

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Despite Brunei’s attempts to diversify its economy, only increases in oil and gas production in the first quarter of 2018 have boosted the country’s...
Indonesia’s Go-Jek launches first service abroad in Vietnam

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Indonesia's fast-growing ride-hailing service Go-Jek launched its first International operations in Vietnam, with the brand Go-Viet now available on Google Play Store and Apple...
Bamboo Air set to disrupt Vietnam’s busy airspace

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Bamboo Airways, a new airline in Vietnam launched by property developer FLC Group, is set to compete in one of Southeast Asia’s busiest aviation...
Tata Motors calls it quits in Thailand and moves production away

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India’s Tata Motors in a press release issued on August 1 said that it decided to stop manufacturing operations in Thailand citing viability issues...
Malaysia’s aviation chief quits after MH370 report exposes shortcomings

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The head of Malaysia’s civil aviation regulator has resigned after an official report found failings in air traffic control when flight MH370 disappeared. In...
MH370 investigation hits dead end with latest report

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A report on the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 released on July 30 has highlighted mistakes and protocol guidelines that were not followed,...
Duterte fulfills promise and gives Muslim Mindanao wider autonomy

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on July 26 signed an autonomy law covering wider self-rule for Muslims in the south and was fulfilling is election...
Myanmar’s economic downturn hits aviation sector

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Three airlines in Myanmar suspended operations in the recent past, citing economic losses and a shortage of aircraft. Two of them, Yangon-based Air Bagan...
Brunei discovers tourism can be business – sets target of 450,000 visitors by 2020

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The sleepy mini-state of Brunei Darussalam squeezed within Sarawak in the north of Borneo Island is set to give its underdeveloped tourism industry a...
Credit watcher sees “overheating risk” for Philippine economy

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Despite sticking to its investment grade and stable outlook on the Philippines, US-based rating agency Fitch said the country’s economy was in danger of...
Malaysian’s don’t want another national car – Dr. M disappointed

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Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad showed disappointment in a blog post after many Malaysians seem to reject his idea of introducing a new national...
Traffic-choked Jakarta to launch MRT operations by next March

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Indonesia's first mass rapid transit (MRT) rail system is on track to start operations in March next year, giving around 170,000 commuters a day...