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Focus on Greater Mekong Subregion tourism

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The tourism potential of the Greater Mekong Subregion, comprising of the regions of six states or provinces that are covering the Mekong River basin,...
Advertising spending in Myanmar surges

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The recent entry of many international brands has led to a boom in advertising expenditure in Myanmar, increasing five-fold to some $118 million in...
Police fire warning shots at Cambodia protesters

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Cambodian police fired warning shots on striking garment protesters and hit them with their batons on December 27 after they joined an opposition protest...
No free flow of labour within AEC planned

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The ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), planned to come into effect by the end of 2015, will not allow the free flow of labour but...
Cambodia’s garment exports rise 22%

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The value of Cambodia’s garment and footwear exports topped $5.07 billion in the first 11 months of 2013, an increase of 22 per cent...
ASEAN’s longest bridge to open in Feb 2014

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The $1.4 billion Second Penang Bridge, which connects Batu Maung on the island to Batu Kawan on the Malaysian mainland, is expected to be...
Massive street protests in Phnom Penh

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Overshadowed by the mass rallies in Bangkok, tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets in Cambodia's capital Phnom Penh on December 22,...
Indian cabinet approves FTA with ASEAN

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The Indian cabinet on December 19 approved a free trade agreement (FTA) in trade and services with ASEAN, Indian media reported. The Agreement on Trade...
Cambodia creates new ministry for oil, mining

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The Cambodian parliament on December 20 endorsed the setting up of a new ministry specifically in charge of mines and energy, in the hope...
EU slams Cambodia over ‘rice export mix’

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The European Union has criticised Cambodia for allegedly exporting a mix of rice that is not totally of Cambodian origin. According to the EU...
Cambodia, Myanmar agree on visa exemption deal

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Myanmar and Cambodia have agreed on a mutual visa exemption for ordinary passport holders of both countries to simplify travel procedures and strengthening existing...
EU bans fish imports from Cambodia

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The European Union has announced that it was banning fish imports from Cambodia and two other countries because of illegal fishing under their countries'...
Vietnam aims to create 1.6 million jobs in 2014

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Vietnam is expected to create 1.6 million jobs in 2014, said a report by the Vietnamese Ministry of Labor, Invalids, and Social Affairs (MOLISA)...
Cambodia’s opposition launches daily protests

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The opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) launched a campaign of daily demonstrations that started on December 15 in a bid to force a...
Japan, Brunei vow to enhance cooperation

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Japan and Brunei leaders on December 13 agreed to enhance bilateral cooperation in fields like energy, economy and defense ahead of a special summit...
ASEAN nations top in ‘dirty money’ export

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Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines and Brunei are among the top 25 "dirty money" exporters out of 150 developing countries from 2002 to 2011,...
China’s Xiaomi eyes ASEAN smartphone market

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Chinese mobile phone maker Xiaomi, dubbed the "Apple of the East" by Chinese media, is planning to expand into Southeast Asia in early 2014,...
Viking Air to expand in Southeast Asia

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Canada's manufacturer of the iconic Twin Otter aircraft, Viking Air, seeks to expand further in Southeast Asia as regional countries respond to a requirement...