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Mobile advertising platform targets ASEAN

AdNear is Southeast Asia’s first location-based mobile advertising platform that works on feature phones as well as smartphones. This unique technology uses proprietary geo-location...
Riots and ATM queues after Cambodia elections

After the Cambodian opposition rejected the election result of July 28 that saw the ruling Cambodian People's Party win a small majority, riots broke...
Brunei bans restaurant meals for all during Ramadan

In another sign of its hardline religious approach the small Sultanate of Brunei has banned all restaurants from table service for non-Muslims during daytime...
Will Brunei benefit from the Trans-Pacific Partnership?

Brunei will again stand in the limelight when the next talks on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the "trade accord of the 21st century", as...
Japan on record spending spree in ASEAN

China’s slowing economy and a lackluster home market have encouraged Japan to embark on a record-breaking spree in ASEAN, scooping up a staggering $8.2...
Heavy losses for Hun Sen in Cambodia election

The Cambodia elections held on July 28 brought massive gains for the opposition party, early results show. While Prime Minister Huns Sen's Cambodian People’s...
Infographic: Top travel destinations in Asia

Asia is fast growing to be travel destinations for many tourists and has managed to attract people from all across the world. Countries like...
Cambodia elections: Opposition could gain seats

The ongoing election in Cambodia on July 28 will highly likely result in a clear majority for Prime Minister Hun Sen's Cambodian People's Party...
Cambodia votes

Some 9.67 million eligible voters will cast their ballots at around 19,000 polling stations in Cambodia on July 28 in the country's 5th parliamentary...
Women could sow greater food security

Empowering women to reach their full potential in the agriculture sector could create unleash greater productivity, a report released by the Asian Development Bank...
Banking in Brunei – Insights from a highly competitive market

Interview with Javed Ahmad, head of Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam
ASEAN consumers among world’s most confident

A recent report by consumer research firm Nielsen showed that people in ASEAN countries are among the world's most confident consumers due to dynamic...
Qatar to intensify relations with ASEAN

Qatar is planning to set up a "dedicated unit" for Qatar-ASEAN affairs in order to establish closer relations with the 10-member bloc of  southeast...
Cambodia expects 7.6% growth in 2013

Ahead of the general elections in Cambodia on July 28, which are overshadowed by a possible ban of opposition leader and ruling prime minister...
Google Street View enters Cambodia

Search engine giant Google has deployed its Street View camera cars for the first time in Cambodia in an aim to map the country....
China-ASEAN trade forecast to hit $500b by 2015

Bilateral trade between China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will reach $500 billion by 2015, Chinese Vice Minister of Commerce Gao...
A push for tertiary education

Interview with Kolej IGS CEO Pg Hjh Fatimah Pg Setia Jaya Pg Hj Abd Momin
Modern day slavery in Southeast Asia: Thailand and Cambodia

Many in Western, developed nations believe that slavery has been long abolished. In reality it is a thriving multi-billion dollar industry — some estimate...