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European Union revokes preferential trade status for Cambodia

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The European Union on the 12th annual EU-Association of Southeast Asian Nations Summit that took place in Brussels on October 18-19 temporarily revoked its...
Philippine inflation could rise to 7%, only lagging Myanmar’s in ASEAN

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Filipinos are increasingly forced to tighten their belts in the wake of a continued high inflation rate which reached 6.4 per cent in August...
Myanmar set to turn into major gold exporter

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Myanmar`s Ministry of Commerce is in the process of officially removing a regulation that prevented traders to export gold for more than five decades,...
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...
Durian crisis in Malaysia: Prices for the fruit fall as low as to RM1

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Durian prices have dropped dramatically in Malaysia due to an oversupply caused by hot weather, vendors say. Reports came in from markets in Kedah...
Water colours: Experiencing ASEAN’s largest ornamental fish market

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Aficionados of ornamental fish in Asia don't need to look further than Thailand: Here, in Ratchaburi province some 100 kilometers west of Bangkok, the...
Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam with highest consumer confidence in Southeast Asia

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The Philippines, Indonesia and Vietnam, just behind India, rank within the top four in the latest international consumer confidence survey compiled by US-based research...
The world’s largest jade market: A photo tour

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Mandalay in north-central Myanmar is the gateway to the country’s most precious (legal) commodity: Jade. And no wonder, Mandalay also hosts the world’s largest...
Bangkok enters list of 100 most expensive cities in the world

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As cost of living in Thailand is on the rise and the baht remains strong, Bangkok has now entered the global top 100 most...
Malaysia: Zero-sales tax paradise for just three months

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After effectively scrapping the unpopular six-per cent goods and services tax (GST) on June 1, Malaysia’s new government will re-introduce a refined sales and...
Grab to launch e-cash and Big Data-based micro lending in Thailand

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Ride hailing company Grab in its drive to expand in the financial services sector is planning to launch e-cash and micro lending in Thailand,...
Malaysia prepares nationwide ban of plastic bags

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The Malaysian government plans to introduce a nationwide ban of plastic bags within a year, preceded by an awareness campaign to “educate” the population...
Thailand’s growth forecast hiked to 4.5%, but substantial challenges remain

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Thailand’ finance ministry raised this year’s GDP growth forecast for the country to 4.5 per cent from an earlier 4.2 per cent on the...
Vietnam’s fintech market to reach $7.8 billion in value by 2020

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As financial technology startups, or fintechs, keep disrupting Vietnam’s financial services industry, their market value is expected to reach $7.8 billion in just two...
Malaysia’s new government to scrap GST by June 1

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Malaysia's finance ministry on May 16 announced that the unpopular Goods and Services Tax (GST) of six per cent will be discontinued from June...
Alibaba commits to $320-million investment in Thailand

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Alibaba Group on April 20 signed an agreement as scheduled with the Thai government to build a “Smart Digital Trading Hub” in the country,...
Kenya could show Thailand how to tackle its plastic trash problem

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The East African nation of Kenya has the potential to become a role model for Thailand when it comes to curb the exorbitant use...
Developer cashes in on Bangkok’s tallest building, sells core parts to King Power

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Thailand’s luxury property builder Pace Development sold key parts of Bangkok’s tallest skyscraper MahaNakhon Tower to domestic duty free retail company King Power, media...