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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...
Indonesia’s population could reach 500 million by 2060

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Indonesia’s fast-growing population could reach 500 million by 2060, according to the statistics bureau for East Java province, creating problems in education, employment and...
Singapore workers ‘unhappiest’ in Asia, says survey

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Workers in Singapore are the unhappiest in Asia and nearly two-thirds would like to quit their jobs in the next year, a regional survey...
Vietnam gov’t wants to increase fertility rate

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The Vietnam government wants to encourage families to have at least two children, a change in the policy of saying that each couple should...
Singapore, Bangkok top cost of living survey in ASEAN

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Singapore, Bangkok and Jakarta are the top three most expensive cities to live in ASEAN for international assignees, a new survey by ECA International,...
Singapore loses No 1 rank as expat destination

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After holding the top spot for the past two years, Singapore has fallen to third place in an annual global survey on the most...
US popstar Ke$ha gets show cancelled by Malaysian authorities

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Ke$ha is a provocative US pop singer known for songs about sex, partying, and drinking. Such topics aren’t too respected by authorities in Malaysia,...
Philippines launches survey on overseas workers

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The Philippines has launched a survey on the number of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), a major contributor of the country's foreign exchange, a state...
Brunei releases first-ever commercial movie

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The first-ever commercial movie made and produced in Brunei is about to hit the cinemas in the Sultanate and set to be shown in...