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Three Southeast Asian cities among most visited in 2018

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Bangkok, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur made it once again into the top-ten list of most visited cities 2018 issued by business intelligence firm Euromonitor...
Indonesia plans ten tourism hot spots to replicate Bali’s success

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Indonesian President Joko Widodo has developed a “Ten New Balis” tourism growth strategy, a plan that aims at replicating the economic effects of tourism...
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The Philippines continues to surprise economists with its impressive growth rates even in an otherwise lackluster global economic environment. For example, the country's GDP...
Singapore hawkers get Michelin award

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Singapore street food stalls have been singled out by the Michelin Guide, the most influential international restaurant guide, for their food excellence. Seventeen hawkers were...
Singapore costliest, KL cheapest city for expats in ASEAN

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Singapore remains the most expensive city for expats in the Association for Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, according to the 2016 Cost of Living...
Cambodia seen as best tourism destination in 2016

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The European Council on Tourism and Trade (ECTT) named Cambodia as the World Best Tourism Destination for 2016 out of 30 countries that joined...
Just five ASEAN universities in Asia’s Top 50

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The 2016 QS University Rankings Asia released on June 14 shows that just five universities in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are...
All ASEAN-5 countries but Thailand drop in world competitiveness report

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The newest "World Competitiveness Yearbook" released by the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) shows that all ASEAN-5 countries but Thailand dropped in the...
President Rodrigo ‘the punisher’ Duterte in quotes

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Rodrigo Duterte, the tough talking former mayor of Davao City, has claimed victory as the next Philippine President as his two close challengers Manuel...
Singapore “happiest country” in ASEAN, followed by Thailand

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Singapore tops the list of happiest countries in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, in the World Happiness Report 2016, which was...
The path taken: Philippine overseas workers’ facts in an infographic

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December is a pretty special time in the Philippines, not only as the country celebrates Christmas but also because its a time to to...
Ten mistakes foreigners make in Thai restaurants

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This is an observation, not a rant. With this year's second high tourist season from now into December in Thailand starting, incidents of mild...
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...
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...
Thailand, Indonesia drop in global competitiveness

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Thailand and Indonesia were the only two countries in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) that dropped in the new Global Competitiveness Report...
Myanmar in transition: Minimum wage, credit rating, stock exchange

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Ahead of its anxiously awaited general elections slated for November 8, Myanmar is taking big steps forward in closing up to the modern world...