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On July 16, the World Bank held a closed-door meeting that marked a crucial moment for climate change. Led by World Bank President Dr Jim...

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Last week the first US-based broker dedicated solely to Southeast Asia opened its doors for business. Decker & Co intends to bring US capital...

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Forecast from Steve Troop, CEO of Barwa Bank, Qatar Heading one of the fastest growing Islamic banks in Qatar, Steve Troop, CEO of Barwa Bank,...

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Investvine has compiled a list of least visited countries worldwide by tourism numbers, and, guess what, ASEAN nations are not among them. Here is the...

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The e-reader market in Southeast Asia is booming. ASEAN people have proven themselves eager consumers of the latest “smart” gadgets, like tablets and iPhones,...

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on July 16 trimmed its growth outlook for developing Asia for 2013-2014 due to an ongoing slowdown in China,...

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The World Bank has long underscored the economic importance of Southeast Asia, a top global growth engine, because of its burgeoning middle classes and...

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The Indonesian government is currently considering adding a law to the country’s Criminal Code that would outlaw witchcraft.  Here is the proposed law: (1). Any...

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A recent report by the CIMB ASEAN Research Institute published on June 20 and titled The ASEAN Economic Community: The Status of Implementation shed...

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As years pass, many new banking services have been rolled out to enhance consumer experience in Brunei. Internet banking, ATM debit cards, branches cropping...

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ASEAN's overall population is exploding. Whether this is good or bad is dependent on the country. While large populations can be viewed as adding...

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The term Overseas Myanmar Workers, or OMW, has still to be coined, but the government in the former pariah state has recognised that legal...

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In the wake of the NSA surveillance scandal brought to light by whistleblower Edward Snowden, Russia has decided to take radical measures to avoid...

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Listen up Malaysians: If you find yourself hankering for the latest Apple gadget, it turns out you don’t have to look far for a...

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The success Qatar’s Ooredoo had with being issued a mobile phone license in Myanmar is an encouraging development for Middle East investors who are...

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The Cambodian Center for Human Rights has put a map of garment factories operating in Cambodia and their supply chains on the Internet. The map...

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While the use of smartphones is on a rapid rise throughout ASEAN, many people are still heavy SMS users, with industry experts estimating hundreds...

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Every business needs to have a handle on communication with their employees, even organized crime syndicates, it now appears. Japanese media has reported that...