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Cambodia’s property market a new frontier hot spot for investors

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Fueled by one of the currently fastest GDP growth rates in Southeast Asia, the Cambodian real estate sector has become the next hot frontier...
Myanmar census shows huge differences between population groups

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Only 0.5 per cent of Myanmar's 51.5-million population possesses modern-day communication amenities such as radio, television, landline phones, mobile phones, computer and home Internet,...
Education in Asia: Gap between richer and poorer countries widens

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The latest education ranking by the Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) published last month shows surprisingly diverse skills levels of young pupils...
Thailand positions itself as ‘Muslim-friendly destination’

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Thailand, the world’s tenth-most visited country that expects to welcome no less than 28 million foreign visitors this year, is positioning itself as a...
Vietnam puts new casino licenses on hold

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After seven casinos licenses granted in Vietnam in the recent past and six casinos already put into operation, the country’s Ministry of Finance has...
Wealth of Thailand’s 50 richest crosses $100b

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The new Forbes list of Thailand's 50 richest people is out, and it seems that the sluggish economy and the political uncertainty in the...
Asian, Asia-Pacific carriers dominate list of world’s top 10 airlines

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Frequent flyers might be interested to know which the world's top 10 airlines are in terms of safety, comfort and innovation, as well as...
Philippines’ top beach Boracay ‘highly endangered’

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Japanese government agency Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) together with a group of Japanese and Filipino scientists is sounding the alarm of an "imminent...
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According to a recently released report by the United Nations on the world economic situation and its prospects in 2015, the world economy continues...
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Working long hours, not enough time to sleep, spend with your family or friends can lead to an unhealthy work-life balance. That's an issue...
Retire in Southeast Asia: Three of the best places

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The New York Times wrote that about 100,000 people from all over the world retired to Asia in 2010 alone. The cost of living...
Wealth report picks Yangon as one of four ‘Cities of the Future’

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The annual “Wealth Report” recently released by global real estate consultancy Knight Frank has an interesting angle: Apart from listing global cities most important...
Beer in Southeast Asia: A matter of taste

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Southeast Asia is currently experiencing one of the fastest growth rates in beer consumption in the world, according to a study by market researcher...
Switzerland, Singapore and China top destination for expats

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Switzerland is the world's favourite destination among expats, followed by Singapore and China, a poll on quality of life for bank HSBC found on...
Malaysia is Asia’s heavyweight champion

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Malaysia has been rated as the highest among Asian countries for obesity, after it held the title to be ASEAN's fattest nation for a...
Ideal salary for living in Singapore is S$6,000, survey finds

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More than half of people responding to a local salary survey believe that 6,000 Singapore dollars ($4,800) is the ideal monthly salary in Singapore...
Photo essay: Vietnam during wartime

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German photographer Thomas Billhardt was one of the rare photographers during the Vietnam war who captured images from the view of Northern Vietnamese civilians....
East Timor to debut in 2014 Winter Olympics

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East Timor will be represented at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, for the first time in history, when skier Yohan Goutt Goncalves, whose...