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Former Director-General of Health Malaysia, Tan Sri Ismail, gives advice
Cambodia’s top 10 tycoons

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Cambodia's economy is growing rapidly, and so are the businesses of the country's top 10 tycoons, who are all, without exemption, closely tied to...
Stuart-Williamson

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A global investment guide by Stuart Williamson, CEO Montpelier Malaysia
Infographic: Top travel destinations in Asia

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Asia is fast growing to be travel destinations for many tourists and has managed to attract people from all across the world. Countries like...
Five implications of appreciating ASEAN currencies for the GCC

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Forecast from Steve Troop, CEO of Barwa Bank, Qatar Heading one of the fastest growing Islamic banks in Qatar, Steve Troop, CEO of Barwa Bank,...
Six ways CEOs can foster creativity in Asia

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In small and medium enterprises (SME), a top provider of new jobs, the law of the land has and will always be innovate or...
Ten features travelers really want at airports

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Airport planners who design the constantly expanding airports in Southeast Asia should take into account the latest survey by flight comparison website Skyscanner on...
Ten radical tips to protect data privacy

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After Forbes Magazine presented a list of "10 Incredibly Simple Things You Should Be Doing To Protect Your Privacy" that has been much sneered...
Philippines: The 5 best beaches besides Boracay

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It can be said, perhaps here more than anywhere, that “life is a beach.” The Philippines is blessed with some of the world’s most...
Ten reasons the Philippines won’t shrug off its laggard label

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It has been called the “new economic dragon,” a far cry from the hitherto ignominious reputation the country once commonly conjured up. Long one...
Ten reasons why Thailand may lose out in the ASEAN race

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Thailand will have to address certain issues that affect investors' confidence in order to keep pace with the rapidly changing business environment in ASEAN....
The Philippines’ influential business families

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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.
Tall, taller, tallest: Asia reaching out for the skies

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Asia's ambitions to reach the skies are becoming palpably higher. Click here for a great infographic of what are going to be the tallest building structures on the continent in the foreseeable future.
Behind the curtain: ASEAN’s 4 most secretive tycoons

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In ASEAN, a highly potent cocktail blending the benefits of export-led economies and under-the-table government support throughout the bloc has bred a nebulous class of tycoons that prefer to enjoy their prosperity in secret.
North Korea’s Top 10 consumer items

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What are the hottest consumer items in North Korea? The annual list is out, and contains surprising stuff desired by the population of the impoverished country, revealing the changes going on in the pariah state.
Asia’s top 5 most nightmarish foods

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The Far East has long been known as a place where the boundaries of food aesthetics are regularly tested. Justin Calderon took a gourmet journey across the region and gulped down the weirdest dishes.
Bhutanese Women Are They Happy

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Bhutan’s fledging steps into the free market have allowed policymakers there to experiment with unorthodox ideas. The Gross National Happiness (GNH) is a suggested tool for guiding towards a more enlightened growth path.