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Three ASEAN countries for the coming 8 years will not have to bother about intellectual property rights. The World Trade Organisation (WTO) on June...

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With the revelation of an immense and active US-conducted global surveillance network made by former CIA employee Edward Snowden, the haunting -- taintedly Orwellian...

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As China and India begin to lose luster, private investors are increasingly setting their gaze on the diverse and rapidly growing countries of ASEAN....

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Cambodia and Thailand on June 12 agreed to boost bilateral trade and investment by establishing two special economic zones along their shared border, the...

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Taiwan is now providing free Internet access at over 4,400 "iTaiwan" hotspots across the island to foreign tourists, who will also be able to...

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The world largest chemical company, Germany's BASF,  has announced an investment of $13.8 billion by 2020 in order to implement its regional growth strategy...

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Big deal is in the making, says chief minister

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The Philippines has been encouraging Saudi businesses to invest in the country and attend or participate in major trade fairs and exhibitions in the...

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Austrian construction company Porr AG together with Saudi Arabia's Bin Ladin Group and a local contractor, has secured the contact for the Green Line...

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Milled rice exports from Cambodia rose 127 per cent to 146,854 tonnes in the period from January to May 2013 compared to the same...

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Singapore's sovereign wealth fund Government of Singapore Investment Corp is reportedly planning to open an office in Brazil's capital Sao Paulo in 2014 as...

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The majority of the 600-million population in ASEAN are unaware of upcoming changes in the ten-member bloc, especially about new measures that are intended...

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If anything can be said about Apple products, it’s that they are game changers. This week, the widely publicised Apple Developers’ Conference, which began...

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The next big step for ASEAN will be the AEC

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A look at the start-up scene in ASEAN brings to light that there are a number of fresh firms around that have high potential...

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Myanmar, in cooperation with the Asian Development Bank (ADB), will build a new highway linking the northeastern part of India with Myanmar. The ADB has...

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The GCC-Asia Trade and Investment Conference is scheduled to be held in Manama, Bahrain later this year in October, a bulletin by the Bahrain...

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Despite lots of commitments for cooperation within the ASEAN bloc at the World Economic Forum on East Asia in Myanmar from June 5 to...