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Politics

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Singapore To Create 10,000 High-tech Jobs

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The Singapore government on June 26 said it has plans to create up to 10,000 jobs in...
Indonesia Extends Tax Incentives For Property Buyers To Spur Sluggish Market

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Indonesia introduced new tax incentives to stimulate the sluggish property market. In a first step, the government...
Malaysia Pm Will Not Serve More Than 3 Years – Says He “underestimated” The Challenges

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Malaysia’s Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, who will count 94 years of age on July 10, said that...
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Casino boom in Sihanoukville © Arno Maierbrugger The number of casino licenses issued in Cambodia continues to soar, with...
Indonesia To Spend $70 Billion On New Toll Road Network

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Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo is planning an unprecedented $70 billion splurge on toll roads to help connect the...
Malaysia Seeks To Recover $5 Billion In 1mdb Assets

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Malaysia is looking to recover about $5 billion worth of foreign assets linked to scandal-ridden state fund...
Indonesia To Relocate Capital To Kalimantan By 2024

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Indonesia will start moving its capital city from Java from 2024, Bambang Brodjonegoro, minister of national development planning,...
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One destination for Muslim visitors: Night food market in Hat Yai, southern Thailand © Arno Maierbrugger Thailand...
Living Costs In Bangkok Surge

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Bangkok has again become more expensive for visitors, expats, retirees and the average Thai over the past year....
Vietnam To Join World’s Most Dynamic Markets By 2030

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Ho Chi Minh City's new skyline © Arno Maierbrugger Having reached amazing levels of progress in the...
Healthtech Startups To Change Indonesia’s Healthcare Landscape

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Indonesia, a country notoriously underequipped with hospitals and medical services and suffering from a chronic shortage of doctors...
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Cambodia is among the countries whose citizens are quickly adopting cashless payments, the newly released Visa Consumer Payment...
Indonesia Ponders Over Allowing Foreign Airlines To Fly Domestic Routes

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Indonesia’s president Joko Widodo has made a proposal for a new aviation policy that would allow foreign...
Myanmar Seeks To Attract More International Educational Institutions

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Foreign education providers are showing increasing interest in opening branches in Myanmar, with several already having started to...
Vietnam’s Ipo Frenzy Expected To Coll Down This Year

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Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange © Arno Maierbrugger After a record year of share sales in...
Singapore Gdp Growth Slows Sharply, Recession Expected For 2020

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Singapore is expected to experience the sharpest economic slowdown in Southeast Asia this year, with gross domestic product...
Malaysia Airlines Shutdown Would Affect 400,000 People: Ceo

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A potential shutdown of Malaysia’s national carrier Malaysia Airlines would directly and indirectly affect 400,000 people, the...
Myanmar Grants Visa-on-arrival To Six Selected Countries

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Myanmar will grant visa-on-arrival to six more countries beginning on October 1 as a relaxation of restrictions...