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Malaysia’s Hong Leong Bank enters Cambodia

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Malaysia-based Hong Leong Bank has secured a banking licence for its operations in the Cambodia from the National Bank of Cambodia. Operations on July...
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...
Is ASEAN willpower finally strong enough to cut subsidies?

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In light of recent news, the answer is apparently yes. Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines have finally demonstrated the political will necessary to remove...
Brunei’s Darussalam Air set for take-off in 2014

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Brunei’s new low-cost carrier Darussalam Air has scheduled its first operations to begin in the first quarter of 2014, prioritising the Umrah pilgrimage market. With...
ASEAN: As safe as we think?

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Recent news of the mysterious death of British writer and movie producer Joseph Lang has sent chills through expat communities in the region. The...
ASEAN Muslim grouping highly lists food security

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The ASEAN grouping representing the southern swathe of Southeast Asian Muslims has made a joint push for hybrid rice farming to up production, it...
“Apple market cap touches $600 billion!” Is Brunei being left out?

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“Apple market cap touches $600 billion!” news reported by the Wall Street Journal on April 10, 2012 speaks volumes about our national economic standing....
Foreign direct investment in Cambodia surges 73%

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A few weeks ahead of the general elections on July 28, Cambodia received applause from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development which...
ASEAN’s most punctual airline: Thai AirAsia

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FlightStats, a US-based flight and airport information service provider, has recently released its May 2013 Airline and Airport On-time Performance Report which determines the...
Web boosted by new ASEAN-Japan submarine cable

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The new $400 million Southeast Asia-Japan Cable (SJC) system is expected to significantly improve internet connectivity between Brunei, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore and...
Burning questions for the palm oil industry

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The Sumatra forest fires that covered Singapore and Peninsular Malaysia even with hazardous haze over the past two weeks and caused an estimated damage...
ASEAN ministers seek solution for South China Sea conflict

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Southeast Asian foreign ministers gathered on June 30 at the ASEAN summit in Brunei to intensify discussions with China on a binding code of...
No ‘butts’ about ASEAN healthcare

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In the Philippines, there is no need to fear committing a faux pas by taking a cigarette from an open pack on a table....
ASEAN meeting overshadowed by tensions

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The disastrous haze caused by Indonesian forest fires over the past weeks and rekindled territorial disputes in the South China Sea are among the...
Spotlight: ASEAN to discuss haze in Brunei

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In search for a culprit to ending the haze phenomena that plagues Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia every year, ASEAN should embark on a soul-searching...
Southeast Asia haze: Fallout ensues – Join the discussion

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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...
Indonesia asks ASEAN for help to tackle fires

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Indonesia on June 26 said it "is prepared to accept assistance from ASEAN member countries" to solve the forest fire problem on Sumatra, according...
Cambodia to speed up Internet with $80m submarine cable

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Cambodia’s largest internet service provider Ezecom said on June 25 it will construct the country's first submarine Internet connection which is expected to "dramatically...