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Politics

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Airasia Drops Plan To Take Off In Vietnam

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AirAsia’s meanwhile third attempt to set up a low-cost carrier in Vietnam has fallen through as the...
Indonesia Elections: Widodo Leading Comfortably In Early Counts

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Indonesia’s incumbent President Joko Widodo looks likely to have secured a comfortable win over his rival in Indonesian...
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Craters Restaurant decorated with cleared UXO in Phonsavan, Laos © Arno Maierbrugger The clearing of unexploded ordnance (UXO)...
Over 190 Million Indonesians Go To World’s Largest Polls

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Photo courtesy: AFP More than 190 million Indonesians, including some two million living overseas, are set...
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Laos is stepping up efforts for the use of electric vehicles in the country and will be...
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Malaysia will resume work on the multi-billion dollar East Coast Rail Link after negotiations with the China...
Indonesia Seeks Investment From Carmakers For E-vehicles

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The Indonesian government is seeking investment from Renault and Volvo to make electric vehicles as the country targets...
Brunei Faced With Widespread Boycott Over Stoning Law, Unflattering Twitter Hashtag

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Brunei caused a global outcry over its archaic Shariah laws © Arno Maierbrugger A growing number...
Myanmar Opens Market For Foreign Insurances

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Sule Pagoda in downtown Yangon Five foreign companies have been granted provisional licenses to sell life insurance policies through...
Vietnam Wants 5% Of Population To Own Stocks

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Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange © Arno Maierbrugger The Vietnam government is encouraging its people to have...
Adb Says Myanmar’s Economy Gets Back On Track

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The legendary empty 20-lane-highway in Myanmar's capital Naypyitaw © Arno Maierbrugger Myanmar’s economic growth, which has been...
Laos Launches E-visa This June

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In a bid to attract more tourists and reduce waiting times at border checkpoints, Laos’ ministry of...
Cambodia Reveals Economic Reform Strategy To Counter Eu Threat

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Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has announced plans to reform the nation’s economy on a large scale...
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Former Malaysian leader Najib Razak disputed a hefty new tax bill shortly before the start of his...
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Myanmar is close to legalize casino gambling in a bid to boost the local tourism industry and attract...
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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The European Union risks a trade war with Malaysia over its “grossly unfair” policies aimed at reducing...
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Vietnam will get its first licensed crypto exchange after Linh Thanh Group, a large industry, real estate...