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Thai Airways At Risk Closure – Malaysia Airlines Finds Investors

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Thailand’s national carrier Thai Airways could suffer the fate of being closed down if its modified restructuring...
Builder Of Thailand’s Tallest Tower Defaults On Loans, Halts All Projects

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Bangkok-based property developer Pace Development Corp., builder of Thailand’s tallest tower MahaNakhon in Bangkok, on October 21...
1mdb-linked Superyacht Has Become Trading Object

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Equanimity has been renamed Tranquility and put on the market at a 60-per cent premium A superyacht...
Myanmar’s Economy Picking Up Again Ahead Of Next Year’s Elections

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Government district in Naypyitaw, Myanmar © Arno Maierbrugger Myanmar’s GDP is projected to grow by 6.6 per cent...
New Mapping Technology Discovers 500 New Philippine Islands

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The Philippines has over 500 new islands, bringing the total number of islands in the archipelago to...
Mckinsey Tasked With Assessing Indonesia’s New Capital Project

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The Indonesian government has commissioned the local branch of US management consulting firm McKinsey & Company to...
Urban Mega Project In Bangkok Taking Shape

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The $3.8-billion fully integrated mixed-use district One Bangkok in the center of Thailand's capital is taking shape....
Indonesia Brings High-speed Internet To Remote Eastern Provinces

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Indonesia’s president Joko Widodo on October 14 announced the completion of the last leg of a 13,000-kilometer fiber-optic...
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Vietnam’s youngest airline Bamboo Airways expects a market capitalisation of as much as $1 billion from its stock...
Thailand Will Be Host To World’s First Cannabis Festival

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Thailand will host what it calls the “World Ganja Festival” next year, an event organised by the...
Brunei’s Youth Unemployment Highest In Southeast Asia: Imf

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Not much signs of wealth inside Brunei's floating villages © Arno Maierbrugger At a whopping 31.7...
Filipino jeepney drivers protest against phase-out plans for old vehicles

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The US-China trade war is hitting the Philippine economy © Arno Maierbrugger The World Bank has downgraded its...
Indonesia’s Lion Air Readies For Mega-ipo

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Lion Air, Indonesia’s largest airline by market size and destinations and the second largest low-cost airline in Southeast...
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Ho Chi Minh City skyline at night The World Economic Forum (WEF)’s competitiveness ranking for 2019 is out...
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Ten amazing Filipino comfort food restaurants in Metro Manila By Jeremiah Capacillo
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Vietnamese hotel and golf resort giant BRG Group and Japan’s Sumitomo Corp, a trading company, struck a...
Malaysia’s Petronas Sets Up $350-million Startup Fund

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Malaysia’s state-backed oil and gas company Petronas has set up a $350-million venture capital fund in order...
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UK-based company Skyports Ltd. is building the world’s first “vertiport” for electric aircraft in Singapore, an early...