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Apple sued by Vietnamese erotica writer

Back in March of 2010, actress, singer and author Le Kieu Nhu released her first book that was later met with harsh criticism for...
Six ways CEOs can foster creativity in Asia

In small and medium enterprises (SME), a top provider of new jobs, the law of the land has and will always be innovate or...
Southeast Asia’s emerging retirement destinations

Retiring in Southeast Asia has become a viable option for Westerners hitting the 50 plus age bracket. In 2010, the New York Times estimated...
Sumatran tigers trap Indonesian men in tree for 5 days

Five Indonesian men were rescued on July 8 after holding out for 5 days atop a tree from baying Sumatran tigers, officials told media. The...
Manila business district site of multiple homicide

A grizzly murder scene unfolded in the financial heart of the Philippine capital Manila on July 3, AFP has reported. According to local police, five...
Citarum: Possibly the world’s most polluted river

Jammed with endless amounts of trash, hazardous waste, and human excrement, lays the world’s most polluted river in West Java, Indonesia, known as the...
Myanmar bans TIME Magazine over ‘Buddhist Terror’ cover story

Myanmar has banned the July 2013 issue of TIME Magazine which bears the words “The Face of Buddhist Terror”, its front page displaying the...
Southeast Asia haze: Fallout ensues – Join the discussion

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...
Ten reasons why Thailand may lose out in the ASEAN race

Thailand will have to address certain issues that affect investors' confidence in order to keep pace with the rapidly changing business environment in ASEAN....
Brunei investors buy into Lotus F1 team

Wealthy individuals linked to the royal family of Brunei are among the buyers of a 35 per cent stake in the Lotus Formula 1...
Malaysian firms named to be behind Sumatra fires

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...
Picture this: Infographs for non-designers

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 shines as movie location (video)

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".
Indonesia tourism fears Miss World closing

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’ influential business families

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.
Photoblog: Southeast Asians in Buenos Aires

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.