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Japan warns of property investment scam in Cambodia

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The National Consumer Affairs Center of Japan and related bodies are warning of a rise in fraudulent investment schemes involving real estate in Cambodia,...
Myanmar plans visa exemption for ASEAN countries

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The Myanmar Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said it will try to sign reciprocal visa exemption with ASEAN countries in 2014. With Laos, the country has...
Thailand mulls sovereign wealth fund

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Thailand is again weighing the idea of establishing a sovereign wealth fund from its surplus foreign reserves, a concept that has been mulled for...
ADB lends Cambodia $70m for reforms

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Asian Development Bank (ADB) on August 26 signed loan agreements worth $70 million with Cambodia to expand the country’s rice sector and promote reforms...

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On August 23, Singapore's Supreme Court hosted the first formal gathering of ASEAN chief justices. This inaugural event coincided with the 35th annual ASEAN...
‘ASEAN community a failure’, says academic

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The 10-member bloc of ASEAN as a community has been a failure so far, as the notion of national sovereignty continues to undermine its...
Cambodia Post to offer banking services

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Cambodia will get a new bank, Cambodia Post Bank PLC, that aims to provide full commercial banking services including savings, loans and other credit facilities...
Ministers agree to set up ASEAN+6 FTA

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The 16 economic ministers of Asean+6 (10 ASEAN nations and China, South Korea, Japan, India, Australia and New Zealand) have agreed at a meeting...
India, ASEAN target $100b in bilateral trade by 2015

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India and ASEAN on August 21 set a target of $100 billion in bilateral trade revenue by 2015 and reviewed the completion of India-ASEAN...
Corruption biggest issue for US investors in Cambodia

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A survey by the American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore and the US Chamber of Commerce showed that "endemic corruption" it the biggest issue...
Cambodia’s top 10 tycoons

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Cambodia's economy is growing rapidly, and so are the businesses of the country's top 10 tycoons, who are all, without exemption, closely tied to...
Survey: US expats in love with Brunei

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Expatriates and foreign professionals have rated Brunei as the best country in Southeast Asia to work, a survey by the American Malaysian Chamber of...
Cambodia bans use of the term ‘tuk tuk’

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The Cambodian tourism ministry has banned motor rickshaw drivers in the country and especially in the capital Phnom Penh from using the term "tuk...
US firms doubtful of single ASEAN market

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A survey conducted by the American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore and the US Chamber of Commerce and presented on August 20 in the...
Cambodia named 2nd best value-for-money destination

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Travel guide publisher Lonely Planet has given yet another boost to Cambodian tour companies as it listed Cambodia as "second best-value travel destinations for...
Asia will account for 50% of world’s luxury market

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A new study by the Economist Intelligence Unit, entitled Rich Pickings, has found that Asia will account for more than half of the luxury...
Cambodia: ‘Rose Revolution’ wants to topple government

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A political grouping in Cambodia allegedly trying to topple the government of Prime Minister Hun Sen has become known as "Rose Revolution" because members...
Stock exchanges CEOs draft ASEAN asset class

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At the 19th ASEAN Exchanges CEOs meeting held in Manila on August 16, presidents of ASEAN stock exchanges discuss strategies to further promote ASEAN...