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Vietnam has largest online population in ASEAN

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Vietnam has the most active internet population in Southeast Asia, according to a new report by US-based Internet analytic firm ComScore. The country had a total...
Cambodia’s home-grown electric car still parked

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The first electric car in Cambodia, the locally produced Angkor EV 2013 that was unveiled in January 2013, is still parked due to a...
Infographic: Female education in Southeast Asia

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Women are still deprived of equal access to education in Southeast Asia, even if compared to other parts of the developing world the education...
Bruneians set to gain from TPPA

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The Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), which Brunei Darussalam signed in 2005, has sparked new questions among a relatively small circle of Bruneians. The...
ASEAN foreign ministers meet in Hua Hin

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In another step to discuss the formation of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations will gather...
ASEAN’s best companies under $1 billion in revenue

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The small and medium enterprise (SME) sector is lively in ASEAN, as the newest Forbes list of "Asia's best companies with sales under $1...
Malaysia in tourism infight with Singapore, Thailand over crime

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A storm of indignation broke out in Malaysia after newspaper comments in neighbouring countries started questioning the general safety for residents and tourists in...
New Cambodia Airlines to take off in October

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The planned joint venture between Philippine Airlines and Royal Group of Cambodia to revive Cambodia Airlines Co.  Ltd. has been postponed for 3 months...
The ups and downs of Brunei tourism

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Many a thoughts have been given as to how Brunei can attract more tourists to its small territory, which with no doubt boasts attractive...
Ten cheapest cars in the world

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With the rising buying power of Southeast Asia's middle class, the desire to purchase a car sooner or later comes to the table. However,...
Vietnam, Cambodia to embark on medical tourism

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Both Vietnam and Cambodia want to catch up in the fast-growing health tourism market in Southeast Asia and are seeking a share of the...
Crisis looming? Soldiers, tanks deployed in Phnom Penh

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Soldiers and tanks have been stationed in Cambodia's capital Phnom Penh and other provinces on August 8 for the first time heavy armor has...
ASEAN ambassadors in Qatar: ‘AEC on track’

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ASEAN ambassadors to Qatar on August 7 marked the 46th anniversary of the founding day of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in the...
Japanese bookstore challenges Amazon in ASEAN

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Tokyo-based bookstore Kinokuniya Co said on August 6 that they will be setting up online stores throughout Southeast Asia in order to catch up...
Myanmar ‘ready to take ASEAN leadership role’

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Myanmar is ready to take on the leadership role in ASEAN when it will chair the bloc in 2014, a crucial year to prepare...
Cambodian psychedelic rock songs of the 60s & 70s revisited (video)video

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A Cambodian rock band has recovered psychedelic songs once performed by long-forgotten Cambodian singers in the 1960s and 1970s - most of whom were...
Singapore’s FairPrice named ASEAN’s best retail brand

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UK-based brand research agency Interbrand released its new list of best retail brand in Southeast Asia on August 7. Singapore’s homegrown retailer FairPrice which has...
Myanmar’s punks break silence on religious violence

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Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence, and nothing is more anti-authoritarian than punks who break that silence. Myanmar’s issue is far bigger than its...