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Vietnam wants to make tourism a key economic sector of its economy by 2020 in order to create a driving force for the development...

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Vietnam this year expects a record foreign trade volume of around $410 billion, the country’s General Department of Vietnam Customs said on December 20....

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Thai Beverage, through its Vietnamese affiliate Vietnam Beverage, on December 18 won the right to buy around 54 per cent stake in Vietnam's guel,...

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Italian high-end jewelry maker Bulgari is feeling the heat from human rights activists for continuing to buy and use gems from Myanmar. By doing...

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Thailand welcomed over 28.8 million international visitors from January to October 2017, the country’s Department of Tourism (DoT) announced. The number accounts for an...

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Thailand’s largest drinks company Thai Beverage, owned by the nation’s richest man, Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi, has expressed interest in buying about 51 per cent of...

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Myanmar, just until recently dubbed the new frontier for investments into nearly everything – infrastructure, consumer products, telecom, housing and tourism – has turned...

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After years of impressive growth in wages and consumer spending, sales at retail outlets and malls in Indonesia are at the crossroads, while, at...

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Malaysia’s central bank has taken further steps to enhance its e-payment platform, paving the way towards a cashless society, reports say.  Bank Negara Malaysia...

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Cambodia’s southern beach town of Sihanoukville is slowly transforming into a new regional gambling hub that could even resemble Macao, observers say. Chinese investors...

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Passengers flying out of Malaysia will have to pay a fee of 35 ringgit ($8.55) as the government introduced a new passenger screening system,...

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US credit rating agency Moody's Investors Service in a new country report expects a substantial decline in property prices in Malaysia in the event...

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A new excise tax (dubbed “sin tax”) on cigarettes, alcoholic beverages, sugary drinks, coffee drinks and tea drinks, imposed in September this year in...

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The Philippines’ Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that it is considering legalising the use of digital currencies in the country by classifying them...

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Vietnam’s largest beer company Saigon Beer Alcohol Beverage Corp, or Sabeco, has commenced its international roadshow in Singapore on November 24, ahead of the...

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Malaysia's central bank said it will view the conversion of cryptocurrency into cash as an act to be handled under anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism...

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Singapore will be raising its taxes as money demand from the government grows for spending on infrastructure and social services such as healthcare, said...

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The Philippine economy grew 6.9 per cent in the third quarter, exceeding all analyst estimates and cementing its position as one of the fastest-expanding...