Health and Fitness

Health and Fitness

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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...
Thailand offers taking over as SEA Games host from troubled Philippines

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Thailand sport officials said the country was ready to host the 2019 Southeast Asia (SEA) Games, the 30th edition of the major regional sports...
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...
Thailand spearheads regional push towards organic agriculture

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Thailand is establishing itself as a driving force for a push towards organic agricultural products within the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN,...
The importance of producing MAMA noodles

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Since 45 years, MAMA noodles are part of the daily diet in Thailand, and the brand is widely regarded as the queen of instant...
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...
Malaysian soccer team in unease over upcoming game in Pyongyang

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The Malaysian national football team, which is due for a qualifier game for the AFC Asian Cup 2019 with its North Korean counterpart on...
Thailand set to struggle with expected tourist influx of 60 million by 2030

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With this year's Global Summit of the World Travel & Tourism Council being held in Thailand's capital Bangkok on April 26 and 27, the...
Thailand wants investors acquire a taste for food innovation

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In its quest to become a future-oriented, innovative economy, Thailand is putting the focus on one of the things in which the country already...
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...
Thailand considers prison exclusive for sexual minorities

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Thailand, a country known for its tolerance towards transgender, gay and lesbian people, is forced to deal with a publicly quite unregarded problem that...
The land where durian and mangosteen grow

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Thailand's southeast is not just home to the country's most developed industry clusters, it is also an agricultural hot spot where exotic fruits and...
Thailand swelters under longest heat wave in six decades

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While April in Thailand is typically hot and sweaty, this year, it is super-hot. The mercury in some of the worst affected northern provinces...
Singapore “happiest country” in ASEAN, followed by Thailand

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Singapore tops the list of happiest countries in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, in the World Happiness Report 2016, which was...
Thailand to provide low-cost cigarettes to the poor

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Thailand isn't normally known to be a social welfare paradise, but at least smoking should now become more affordable for the less fortunate. The...
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...