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Despite a considerably strong domestic currency, Thailand’s exports in August grew at their fastest pace since January 2013, far better than expected as demand...

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U.S. rating agency Moody's, which gave its first investment grade rating to the Philippines back in 2013, has warned that President Rodrigo Duterte’s deadly...

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After a long and secretive preparation phase, Thailand on September 16 finally introduced an amended excise tax law for taxes levied on cigarettes, alcoholic...

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The Thai government has set a tourism revenue target of three trillion baht, a whopping $90 billion, for 2018 from domestic and international tourists,...

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The Philippines, North Korea's fifth-largest source of imports, will suspend all trade with the pariah state in order to comply with a UN Security...

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The Malaysian state of Sarawak, which set up its own oil and gas extraction company last month in an unprecedented challenge for the country's...

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The Philippine traffic regulator lifted a one-month suspension on ride-sharing firm Uber on August 29 after the company paid almost $10 million in a...

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The Communist government of Vietnam has obviously warmed up to digital currencies, including Bitcoin, and is preparing to legalise them under a new plan...

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Laos will transform into a high-middle-income country from its current lower-middle-income position by 2030 and also leave behind its status as least developed country...

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Former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is said to have fled Thailand before a scheduled court verdict on August 25 that could have led...

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The government of Cambodia on August 23 signed an agreement with Singapore-listed KrisEnergy Ltd to develop Cambodia’s first oil field which is expected to...

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Just  shortly after Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte imposed a nationwide law that prohibits smoking in public, Japan Tobacco,  the world's fourth-largest tobacco manufacturer, thought...

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Thailand’s economy grew at the fastest pace in more than four years, led by a surge in tourism arrivals and agriculture exports. Gross domestic...

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The agreement signed these days to start the first phase of a new high-speed railway as part of the connection between Bangkok and Thailand's...

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Malaysia's economy expanded at the fastest pace in more than two years in the second quarter of 2017 on the back of domestic demand...

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The Philippines is seeking investment from China and Japan for $135 billion worth of power projects that President Rodrigo Duterte’s government is ready to...

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The Philippine peso on August 14 sailed through the 51:1 barrier against the US dollar, a value not seen since August 2006, bringing about...

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Citigroup in a new country study said it expects the Philippines to enjoy the fastest economic growth in Southeast Asia and the third-fastest growth...