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Philippines gets $850,000 in humanitarian aid from New Zealand

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The Philippines has been provided $850,000 in humanitarian aid from New Zealand after it suffered a devastating 7.2-magnitude earthquake on October 15th which resulted...
WIEF London to attract more Muslim money to UK

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The 9th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF), held in London from October 29 to 31 for the first time outside an Islamic country, is...
Takaful markets in Malaysia, Saudi Arabia thrive

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The Malaysian and Saudi Arabian cooperative and Islamic insurance (takaful) markets are the only two that are seeing growth especially in new policies and...
Vietnam, Saudi Arabia move closer

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Vietnam and Saudi Arabia emphasised their close relationship as "strategic partners" in trade, investment and foreign affairs, according to Vietnam’s Ambassador to Saudi Arabia,...
Austrian Airlines seeks Thai flight attendants

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Austria's national carrier Austrian Airlines, a subsidiary of Lufthansa, is planning to set up a training base for flight attendant from Thailand, media in...
30,000 Thai workers for Qatar?

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As reported on October 16, an agreement is set to be signed this month between Thailand’s labour ministry and officials from Qatar to send...
Vietnam-Russia trade to hit $4b in 2013

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Two-way trade between Vietnam and Russia was $2.7 billion in the first seven months of 2013 and is expected to reach $4 billion by...
Qatar wants to recruit 30,000 Thai workers

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Thailand's labour ministry is set to sign an agreement in October on conditions for the employment of Thai workers in Qatar, labour permanent secretary...
Russian oligarch said to invest $3b in Indonesia

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Basic Element, a diversified conglomerate owned by Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska, plans to invest up to $3 billion in Indonesia, according to Suryo Bambang...
Oman, Brunei seek to forge closer ties

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Oman is keen to establish air connectivity with Brunei to increase business activities between the two countries, according to the outgoing ambassador of Oman...
Travel feature: Stuck in Doha

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Late September 2001, and the world was still on-edge during the weeks after the infamous Twin Tower attacks. What better time to open a...
Miss World crowned under heavy guard

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Philippine model and actress Megan Young was crowned Miss World 2013 in Bali, Indonesia, on September 28 in an event heavily guarded by armed...
Megan Young wins Miss World Top Model contest

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Actress and TV host Megan Young, 23, from the Philippines won the Miss World 2013's Top Model contest, the pageant's website reported on September...
Axiata to buy Saudi Telecom’s Indonesia unit

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Malaysia's telecom giant Axiata Group Bhd will buy Saudi Telecom's Indonesian unit in a bid to boost its presence in Southeast Asia's largest economy. The...
UK pushes for Philippine-EU free trade agreement

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The British Embassy in Manila on September 26 pushed for the signing of a free trade agreement (FTA) between the Philippines and the European...
Austrian documentary shows life of Bangladeshi textile workers (video)video

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A new documentary, The Hands that sew your Shirt by Austrian filmmaker Thomas Haunschmid and funded by the Austrian chapter of CARE, a global...
Apple’s ‘cheap’ iPhones launched globally

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Apple started the rollout for its new "cheap" iPhones 5C and 5s on September 20. The double debut will see around-the-world sales of the...
Number of Filipino workers in Qatar decreasing

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The number of  Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Qatar has been decreasing since 2012, partly because of the Philippine government’s imposition of a $400...