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Industries

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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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US credit rating agency Moody's Investors Service in a new country report expects a substantial decline in property prices in Malaysia in the event...

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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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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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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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Singapore will be raising its taxes as money demand from the government grows for spending on infrastructure and social services such as healthcare, said...

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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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Two Asian cities made it in the top-ten smartest cities in the world, according to the 2017 Smart Cities Index compiled by EasyPark Group,...

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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...

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The Philippines and Thailand, alongside Myanmar, which still has a much smaller market, were the three countries leading new automotive sales in the Association...

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Singapore's central bank chief Ravi Menon warned against the wave of technology that's is currently disrupting the financial services industry, calling such "another hype"...

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Cities in Asia are becoming more and more expensive to live for expatriates and locals alike, the newly released Worldwide Cost of Living report...

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Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen in a Cabinet speech last week said that he had no fear of Western sanctions against his country in...

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While the value of the digital currency Bitcoin is going through the roof – 1 BTC on November 3 hit the $7,462-mark in day...

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Among ASEAN nations, Thailand and Indonesia were the ones that jumped the most in the new Ease of Doing Business 2018 ranking by the...