Politics

Politics

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Vietnam, Thailand Benefit Most From Chinese Company Relocation Amid Trade War

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More Chinese manufacturers are looking to Vietnam and Thailand as a production base to avoid US tariffs,...
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Cambodian labour ministry on September 20 announced a raise in next year's legal minimum wage for workers...
Vietnam Best Country For Foreign Investment In Se Asia: Report

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Vietnam has climbed in the ranking of best countries in which to invest this year, surpassing other...
Thailand, Cambodia To Connect Capital Markets

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Thailand’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Securities and Exchange Commission of Cambodia (SECC) on...
Thailand Seeks To Lure Companies Fleeing China With 50% Tax Break

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The Thai government has introduced a package of incentives for companies in China affected by the China-US trade...
Cambodia Could Reverse Ban On Online Gambling

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The Cambodian government may reverse its decision to shut down its online gambling industry, risking the ire...
Hong Kong Businesses Consider Move To Singapore: Survey

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Almost a quarter of businesses in a new survey by the American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore...
Finally: Thailand To Legalise Ride-sharing Services

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Thailand has drafted guidelines to finally regulate ride-hailing companies and aims to legalise existing and new services...
Thailand’s Tourism Industry Feels The Heat From Strong Baht, Fewer Visitors

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Thailand’s tourism industry, which accounts for at least a fifth of the country’s GDP, is coming under...
(De)constructing Sihanoukville – a photoblog

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Sihanoukville, Cambodia's new casino flash point © Arno Maierbrugger Around 120,000 Chinese nationals out of a total expat...
Thailand Trailing Far Behind In Company Digitisation: Un Report

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Thailand appears as a laggard in company digitization globally despite its widely-announced aim to expand its digital ec9onomy...
Indonesia’s New Capital To Be Inspired By Silicon Valley

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Indonesian President Joko Widodo wants to model his country’s planned new capital on Borneo island after California's...
Thailand’s High-speed Railway To Start Operations In 2023

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The first leg of a planned high-speed railway running between Thailand and China will be operating by 2023,...
Brunei Drives Professional Gaming Sports

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The Esports Association of Brunei has been launched by a group of ten of the leading gaming...
Space-starved Singapore Is Going Subterranean

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Instead of building more high-rises and reclaiming land from the sea, the Singapore government in its quest...
Thai Firm To Build Smart City At The Outskirts Of Yangon

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Myanmar’s commercial hub of Yangon will be expanded by a newly constructed smart city in a northeastern...
Jakarta To Get $40-billion Infrastructure Overhaul

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Despite its plan to move Indonesia’s capital to to East Kalimantan province on Borneo, the country’s government...
Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia Join Forces To Develop Tourism

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Tourism officials from Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam are discussing a draft plan on tourism development in the...