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Vietnam’s economic growth in the third quarter was the highest in seven years, though overall inflation also started inching up in August and continued...

637
A new bank created by orders of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is about to handle financial affairs of approximately ten million Overseas Filipino Workers...

855
Swedish aerospace and defense company Saab Group will join forces with Thailand’s Amata Corporation, a developer and operator of factory estates in the country, to...

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Thailand's trade surplus with the US was one of the key issues discussed during Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha's meeting with US President Donald...

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The National Bank of Cambodia and the People’s Bank of China announced that they – for the first time – have introduced an official...

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The Malaysia government said it will create the largest venue for meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE) in Southeast Asia in a drive to...

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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...