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Politics

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Thailand Hit By Economic Slowdown

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Thailand's gross domestic product (GDP) growth has reached its slowest quarterly rate in a year in the third...
Eu Gives Cambodia One Month To Sort Out Human And Labour Right Issues

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The European Union (EU) is giving Cambodia an ultimatum until the middle of December to respond to a...
Singapore To Deploy Artificial Intelligence In Public Services

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Singapore will put in place artificial intelligence (AI)-backed tools in public services such as municipal administration, education, health,...
Indonesia Chooses Papua To Built First Spaceport

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Indonesia plans to build its first spaceport in Biak, Papua, with the purpose of launching test rockets, the...
Malaysia’s Grey Economy At 21% Of Gdp

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The size of Malaysia’s shadow economy stands at around 300 billion ringgit a year, more than...
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Indonesia's new administration is seeking to roll out a set of measures to boost its exports in...
Singapore Aims To Become Regional Hub For Digital Banks

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Singapore is undertaking steps to become a regional hub for technology firms with advanced data expertise, particulally...
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Malaysia will impose a cash transaction limit of 25,000 ringgit ($6,062) from the beginning of next year...
Indonesia’s Gojek To Enter Ride-hailing Market In Malaysia, Philippines Next Year

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Indonesia’s ride-hailing giant Gojek will expand into Malaysia and the Philippines by 2020 as the company is looking...
Asean Summit Kicks Off In Thailand, Trump Skips

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The 35th summit of the leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) kicked off in...
Southeast Asia’s Tallest Tower Open For Business This December

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Southeast Asia’s tallest skyscraper is set to open its doors this December after more than four years...
Cambodia Retains Attribute Of Being Haven For Black Money

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There is no shortage of Chinese-funded casinos in Sihanoukville, Cambodia Despite effort by the government, among them the...
Malaysian “financier” Jho Low Agrees To Return $1 Billion Stolen From State Fund 1mdb

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The US Department of Justice on October 30 reached a settlement deal with Malaysian financier Jho Low...
Brunei Opens Largest Rice Farm To Boost Food Self-sufficiency

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Brunei’s largest commercial rice farm has begun operations in Kandol in the western district of Belait, with...
Special Economic Zone In Laos Expects $10 Billion Investments

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A special economic zone in northern Laos bordering China is anticipating investment of at least $10 billion to...
Ease Of Doing Business: Philippines Shines, Brunei Drops Most In Southeast Asia

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The new Doing Business Report 2020 issued by the World Bank, which measures 190 global economies on...
Philippines To Revise $180- Billion “build, Build, Build” Plan To Make It “more Realistic”

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Infrastructure construction in Makati The Philippine government, after a phase of promoting its ambitious “Build Build Build” programme...
Ride-hailing Pioneer Becomes New Education Minister In Indonesia

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Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s new cabinet on October 23 appointed 35-year-old Nadiem Makarim, the co-founder and CEO of...