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The Malaysian government said it will allow luxury property developments, defined as such with a price tag of above one million ringgit ($241,000) per...

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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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Vietnam plans to digitise its economy and administration through its modern telecom and IT infrastructure in order "to succeed in the era of the...

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The ban of Cambodia’s largest opposition party Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) by the country’s Supreme Court ahead of elections is not at all...

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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...

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Lim Jock Hoi, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Brunei, has been appointed as the next Secretary-General of the...

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Cambodia and China signed a memorandum of understanding on November 10 to support the development of the country’s e-commerce business operations, according to a...

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The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will convene a meeting of senior officials next month to discuss admitting East Timor as a member. The...

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Two Asian cities made it in the top-ten smartest cities in the world, according to the 2017 Smart Cities Index compiled by EasyPark Group,...

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Singapore's central bank chief Ravi Menon warned against the wave of technology that's is currently disrupting the financial services industry, calling such "another hype"...

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Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen in a Cabinet speech last week said that he had no fear of Western sanctions against his country in...

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While the value of the digital currency Bitcoin is going through the roof – 1 BTC on November 3 hit the $7,462-mark in day...

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Thailand agreed to host an Asian Cup qualifying match between Malaysia and North Korea next month, Asia’s football governing body announced on November 1,...

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Philippine police director-general Ronald dela Rosa, "Bato" (Rock), who retires in 2018, hinted at his political ambitions at a speech to his forces on...

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Myanmar has huge plans for its tourism industry. While 2.9 million tourists visited Myanmar in 2016, the government targets to welcome 3.5 million tourists...

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The Philippine government on October 27 kicked off the full reconstruction and rebuilding of conflict-torn Marawi City on the southern island of Mindanao, the...

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Indonesia is looking for reasons why the country is ranked relatively low in an new international survey.  The nation has been ranked 64th on...

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The Singapore passport has been ranked the "most powerful" in the world, according to the Global Passport Index by global advisory firm Arton Capital. The...