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War’s over, Marawi to be rebuilt for close to $100 million

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The Philippine government on October 27 kicked off the full reconstruction and rebuilding of conflict-torn Marawi City on the southern island of Mindanao, the...
Duterte clashes with Jeepney drivers, but “open for dialogue”

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte at first reacted angrily to the two-day strike of public transport workers across the country on October 16 and 17,...
Vietnam, Brunei biggest winners in competitiveness index in ASEAN

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Vietnam and Brunei emerged as the countries that improved their competitiveness the most within Southeast Asia in the latest Global Competitiveness Report 2017-2018 released...
Philippines: High heels no more compulsory for female staff

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The Philippines government issued a new order that effectively bans employers from forcing women to wear high heels at their workplaces. Instead, companies are...
Thailand sets $90-billion tourism revenue target

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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,...
Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia best expat destinations in SE Asia: Survey

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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...
$500 bíllion urgently needed to fix Indonesia’s infrastructure problem

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The World Bank, after assessing the state of Indonesia's overall infrastructure, came to the conclusion that the country needs around $500 billion in the...
Smoking ban comes into force in the Philippines

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Hard times for smokers in the Philippines began on July 23 when a nationwide smoking ban decree signed by President Rodrigo Duterte back in...
Ever more tourists arriving in Thailand

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Thailand's economy is relying more than ever on growing tourism influx to the country, mainly owing to a rapidly increasing number of Chinese tourists....
AirAsia founder to launch budget healthcare service ASEAN-wide

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Tony Fernandes, founder of low-cost carrier AirAsia, is planning the launch of a new "affordable healthcare" business called Tune Care within his company holding...
Brain drain from Southeast Asia growing constraint for economic growth

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Young well educated people leaving their home countries in Southeast Asia to pursue a better career in a well-salaried job in richer countries of...
Smoking in public in the Philippines now carries up to four months jail time

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte got serious with his plans to ban public smoking all over the country by signing a respective executive order on...
Global Cyber Attack cripples Computers in Southeast Asia

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Southeast Asia has not been spared by the global cyber attack that affected so far around 50,000 computers in nearly 100 countries all around...
Cambodia stops shady breast milk export business by US firm

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Cambodian authorities have stopped a Utah, US-based company with the peculiar name of Ambrosia Labs from selling human breast milk harvested from women in...
Malaysia expects one million medical tourists this year

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Malaysia is set to welcome around one million health travelers in 2017, up from 860,000 last year, and generate respective revenue of $292 million, ...
Malaysia enters cultural exchange cooperation with North Korea

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Malaysia, one of the few countries globally that have close diplomatic relations with North Korea and of the even fewer ones for which North...
Myanmar to release new investment law by next year

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Myanmar will get its official investment regulation framework by end-March or early April next year when the by-laws of the country’s investment law are...
Thai stocks, currency drop after palace statement on King’s health

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A statement by the Thai Bureau of the Royal Household released on October 9 that King Bhumibol Adulyadej's health condition has been deteriorating to...