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Things are still awkward in the Philippines as the coronavirus continues keeping the country in a choke, while...

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Picture: Jevanto The coronavirus pandemic is taking its toll on Southeast Asia’s startup scene as demand for digital...

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Brunei said it will not halt oil production after the recent massive plunge in oil prices on...

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Indonesia’s ultra-conservative westernmost province of Aceh continues to punish perpetrators who committed what Aceh’s Shariah law deems a...

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Remittances from Overseas Philippine Workers, which amounted to $33.5 billion last year, or roughly ten per cent...

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One of Asia's largest independent oil traders, Singapore-based Hin Leong Trading, filed for bankruptcy protection at a court...

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Photo by Lim Huey Teng Malaysian-headquartered low-cost airline AirAsia is about to end its idling state forced upon it...

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Deserted beach in Bali Indonesia will be facing more than $10 billion in wiped-out tourism revenue as recreational...
Airasia Could Take Over Malaysia Airlines: Reports

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The idea of a merger of ailing Malaysian national carrier Malaysia Airlines and budget airline AirAsia is...

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Plans to relocate Indonesia’s capital from Java to Borneo have been put on hold amid the coronavirus pandemic...

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Indonesia could be faced with a new wave of poverty as the coronavirus crisis is causing a...

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By Max Herriman Just over a week ago, the Australian Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, said that he wants small...

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The Philippine government has earmarked 51 billion pesos (roughly $1 billion) in wage subsidies to support 3.4...

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The current coronavirus crisis is a double edged sword for the call center and business process outsourcing (BPO)...

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Photo by Paolo Barcelon The discussion about the dilemma between curbing the coronavirus spread and avoiding a near-collapse...

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Garment workers are driven to work in Phnom Penh in times of coronavirus (Photo by Sineat Yon) The...

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Pool view from the Hyde Sukhumvit 11 prime development in Bangkok. Some condos there are now offered at a 25-per cent...

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Singapore’s partial lockdown to contain the spread of the coronavirus could cost the economy about ten billion Singapore...