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Myanmar has banned the July 2013 issue of TIME Magazine which bears the words “The Face of Buddhist Terror”, its front page displaying the...

Malaysia’s palm oil giant Sime Darby has deflected blame over being involved in the disastrous haze that engulfed Singapore and Peninsular Malaysia earlier this...

Thailand will have to address certain issues that affect investors' confidence in order to keep pace with the rapidly changing business environment in ASEAN....

Wealthy individuals linked to the royal family of Brunei are among the buyers of a 35 per cent stake in the Lotus Formula 1...

Apart from Singapore-based companies that were allegedly responsible for some of the disastrous Sumatra forest fires that caused hazardous haze in Singapore and Peninsular...

Piktochart, an online infographic design tool, nearly doubled its users to 300,000 over the first five months of 2013. Co-founder Ai Ching Goh told...

A video clip of three Thai Buddhist monks riding in a private jet has gone viral on the Internet, prompting many people in Thailand...

Thailand, one of the most popular tourist destinations in ASEAN, is also proving to be an increasingly magnetic location for foreign films makers, as can be seen from the latest blockbuster "Lost in Thailand".

Heated debates on the Miss World beauty pageant slated to be held in September 2013 in Indonesia have caused concerns that the country might...

What is the ratio between unemployment and corruption in ASEAN countries? This infographic shows the correlation between both factors.

The Philippines’ business world is dominated by a handful of influential business families that have stakes in almost every aspect of the economy, from energy and media to real estate and manufacturing. An overview.

Argentina is a nation of immigrants with foreign communities heavily marking its culture. Walking through Buenos Aires’ neighbourhoods brings to light that it also has a vibrant Southeast Asian community.

In ASEAN, a highly potent cocktail blending the benefits of export-led economies and under-the-table government support throughout the bloc has bred a nebulous class of tycoons that prefer to enjoy their prosperity in secret.

While the Philippine stock index was hitting its next all-time high, Justin Calderon, our research analyst, went to Pampanga to see the reenactment of the crucifixion of Jesus, including penitents that flagellate themselves.

There are excellent alcoholic drinks to be found in Asia, and brands such as Singha have even launched a global expansion drive. However, be aware that some stuff leaves a foul aftertaste.

To reach a state of national happiness, politics, the very nature of humanity’s will to guide and nurture, must play a part. Justin Calderon asks himself how this concept might apply to ASEAN countries.

In its transition to become a 21st century economy, Myanmar now faces the advance of fast food companies trying to penetrate a market that...

A great infographic that shows the main reasons why people from Westerns countries choose to retire in Southeast Asia. Plus a comparison of living and housing costs and crime rates of the most popular countries.