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Global healthcare spending compared (infographic)

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This infographic by Medigo displays data from the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)’s Healthcare Outcomes Index 2014, which took into account a number of diverse...
Thailand to build its own military equipment

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Thailand's defense sector will start to assemble its own military equipment as the industry has become capable of developing weapons and army gear through...
Poverty rates in East Asia declining steadily

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The World Bank in the latest of its half-yearly East Asia and Pacific Economic Update reports released in October documents a rapid decline in...
Myanmar’s exorbitant property prices to stay until 2018

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Sky-high property prices in Myanmar, which in the country’s commercial capital Yangon have reached or partly exceeded the level of New York, Tokyo or...
Google to connect Indonesia with ballon-powered Internet

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Search engine giant Google announced it will begin testing balloon-powered internet over Indonesia in 2016, aiming to provide coverage across more than 17,000 islands. The...
Aussies to shake up “lousy” Philippine mobile phone service

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Australian telecom company Telstra will invest $1 billion into a joint venture with Philippines conglomerate San Miguel Corp as the firm looks to new areas...
Philippines: How rich are the 2016 presidential candidates?

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While there’s a lot of time before 2016 Presidential Elections in the Philippines, everyone is looking for more information on the candidates. Thus far,...
Vietnam property market back on its feet

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Foreign real estate buyers are starting to take greater interest in the Vietnamese property market after a slew of legislative changes has given them...
Record high: 130 contenders want to become Philippine president

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Doors officially closed on October 16 for candidates to submit their Certificate of Candidacy for the 2016 Philippines polls. The result: a historic high...
Why Hooters will have a hard time in Bangkok

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Hooters, the US theme restaurant known for its orange-hot-pant big-breast waitresses opened last month in Bangkok, its first foray into what people consider to...
Election season kicks off in the Philippines

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The Philippines’ election season began on October 12 with seven months of campaigning ahead until election day scheduled for May 9, 2016. Candidates have...
Malaysian plane wreckage claimed to be found in southern Philippines

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Police authorities in the eastern Malaysian state of Sabah ordered an investigation into reports that Filipino island residents discovered a wreckage of a Malaysian...
Malaysia, Singapore once again top Muslim travel index

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Malaysia and Singapore in the Global Muslim Travel Index 2015 (GMTI) once again made it to the top of the best Muslim travel destinations...
Cambodia boosts its $2-billion casino industry

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The Cambodian government granted licenses for 10 new casinos in the third quarter of this year, raising their number to 75, according to Ros...
Singapore, Thailand, Philippines top Asian expat destinations

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Expat resource website InterNations has revealed the best – and worst – places for expats globally. Their annual “Expat Insider” study aims to rank...
Malaysia PM arrives in New York for UN meeting

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Amid a number of global corruption probes, including by the FBI and the US Department of Justice, Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak on September...
Leisure town turns into disaster zone after flooding

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The mayor of Pattaya has declared Thailand's best-known seaside resort town a “disaster zone” after it has been hit by heavy and sustained rainstorms...
Manila’s tale of two cities: Where rich and poor coexist

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When Marc walks out of his Makati neighborhood, a cramped warren of squat slum dwellings in West Rembo, the view he sees could not...