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Japan Keen On Investing In Hybrid Car Industry In Thailand

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Japanese companies are interested in investing more in hybrid car manufacturing in Thailand, the National News Bureau...
Malaysia Revives Another Chinese-backed Mega-project

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The Malaysian government said it will reinstate an idling multi-billion-dollar property project in Kuala Lumpur, Bandar Malaysia,...
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Malaysia will resume work on the multi-billion dollar East Coast Rail Link after negotiations with the China...
Sony Moves Smartphone Production From China To Thailand To Halve Costs

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Japanese electronics giant Sony is closing its Beijing smartphone plant and will shift production to Thailand in...
Laos’ Big China-backed Projects Bring Debt And Hurt The Poor: Expert

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A United Nations human rights expert has urged communist-ruled Laos to focus less on foreign-invested dam and railway contracts...
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Pakistan will be the first country to manufacture Malaysia’s home-made car brand Proton outside the Southeast Asian...
Vietnam Corporations Line Up To Start Business With North Korea When Sanctions Fall

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Companies from Vietnam are eager to be among the first to do business with and in North Korea should international sanctions be lifted, positioning...
Malaysia’s New Attraction: Durian Tourism

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Malaysia, well known as a country with delicious durian fruits, now plans to go big on durian tourism, Deputy Agriculture and Agro-based Industries Minister...
Construction To Start For Metro Manila’s First Subway Stations

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A consortium of Japanese and Filipino firms has bagged the contract to design and build the first three stations of the Metro Manila subway...
Malaysia Gets First Robot Hotel

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Becoming increasingly popular in countries such as Japan, Singapore, China and Taiwan, the trend now comes to Southeast Asia: The first robot hotel will...
North Korea Could Follow Vietnam’s “doi Moi” Example

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As Vietnam’s capital Hanoi prepares to host the second US-North Korea summit later this month, experts say North Korea may be gearing up to...
Chinese Keen On Thai Property

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Chinese buyers and investors continue pouring their money into Thailand's property sector even as the country moves towards an uncertain national election in March. According...
Philippines Could Lose $1.5 Billion In Remittances From Cash-strapped Gulf States

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Around 80,000 to 100,000 jobs for Oversea Filipino Workers, or OFWs, among them 30,000 household service workers, could be lost due to the precarious...
Trump-kim Meeting To Be Held In Vietnam On Feb 27-28

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US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will hold a much-anticipated second summit on February 27 and 28 in Vietnam, with...
Yangon To Get Skytrain

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China has proposed to fund a $1.5-billion elevated railway project in Myanmar’s commercial capital, Yangon. China Railway Eryuan Engineering Group Co., Ltd (CREEC) made...
Corruption Is Getting Worse In Asia, Report Shows

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With an average score of just 44 out of 100 for three consecutive years, the Asia-Pacific region is making little progress in the fight...
Malaysia Cancels $20-billion Rail Project With Chinese Contractor

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Malaysia’s economics minister on January 26 said that the government will cancel its $20-billion East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project with contractor China Communications...
Malaysia’s new government likely to reopen Mongolian model murder case

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The family of a Mongolian woman whose killing was allegedly linked to Malaysia's toppled leader is hoping for justice in a civil lawsuit that...