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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...
Malaysia has to face its challenges

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The Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of MAHSA University in Selangor, Malaysia (and former Director General, Malaysia Ministry of Health) Dr. Tan Sri Ismail Merican talks...
Thailand seeks to become Southeast Asia’s start-up hub

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"Thailand 4.0" is the new catchphrase for the Thai government in its aim to groom the country's start-up scene to an extent that Thailand...
Philippines seeks to adopt Cuba’s public healthcare system

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Newly elected Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte seems to have developed a fancy for the healthcare system in Cuba and will send a medical fact-finding...
Duterte’s Philippine economic agenda eyes sustained GDP growth

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Philippine President-elect Rodrigo Duterte unveiled a 10-point agenda for economic growth in the country last week which aims at sustaining the average GDP growth...
Thailand’s richest earned a few more billions in 2016

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The new Forbes list of Thailand's 50 richest is out, and it shows that most of those who already possess a considerable fortune added...
Thailand pushes nascent startup scene

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Amid sluggish economic growth, Thailand is now trying to create the foundations for a flourishing startup scene, initiatives from which the country could certainly...
No budget for free birth control in the Philippines

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Philippine supreme lawmakers have scrapped the 2016 budget allocation for free family planning commodities such as condoms, contraceptive pills and intrauterine devices, money which...
Medical tourism to Asia-Pacific to cross $20bn-mark by 2019

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With medical travelers mainly hailing from the Middle East, Africa and Asian countries, and a smaller portion from the US and Europe, health tourism...
Global healthcare spending compared (infographic)

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This infographic by Medigo displays data from the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)’s Healthcare Outcomes Index 2014, which took into account a number of diverse...
Singapore, Thailand, Philippines top Asian expat destinations

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Expat resource website InterNations has revealed the best – and worst – places for expats globally. Their annual “Expat Insider” study aims to rank...
Manila’s tale of two cities: Where rich and poor coexist

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When Marc walks out of his Makati neighborhood, a cramped warren of squat slum dwellings in West Rembo, the view he sees could not...
Sound victory for Singapore’s ruling party

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It was the 12th time in a row that the People's Action Party (PAP) won the Singapore's general elections, but this time it came...
Asia braces for “grey tsunami” amid huge demographic shift

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Asia is on the way to become the “oldest” continent in just a few decades, with the number of people aged over 65 expected...