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Drug production in both Laos and Myanmar, normally known for producing large quantities of opium as a base for heroin, is apparently shifting rapidly...

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An announcement last week by the Thai farmers' association that authorities have agreed on building a farm to grow cannabis for medical purposes...

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Relations between the Philippines and Kuwait soured after the government in Manila enacted a ban on sending Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) to the wealthy,...

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Around 13 million people, or more than a third of Thailand’s 38-million-strong labour force, need skill upgrades, economic expert Kiatanantha Lounkaew, lecturer at the...

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Formula 1 organisers have apparently reached a deal with Vietnam to hold a city race in Hanoi in the next season. According to media...

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Cambodia has plans to build two new large airports in order to accommodate the growing number of tourists to the country, one of them...

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The Philippine government has revoked the operating license of one of the leading news portals in the country, Rappler.com, in a move that is...

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Cambodia and China on January 11 signed 19 agreements worth several billion dollars to develop the impoverished Southeast Asian country's infrastructure, agriculture and healthcare....

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After entering a deal with US maritime search company Ocean Infinity to resume the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, the Malaysian government...

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A new year has come, and we already got a new “most powerful passport” ranking. In the new 2018 list released in January 9...

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Thailand made another step forward in its aim to increase the share of organic farming in its agriculture sector as 20 northeastern provinces signed...

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Japanese car maker Nissan, a mass market pioneer for electricity-powered vehicles with its Leaf model, has shortlisted Thailand to host its Asia-Pacific electric vehicle...

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Malaysia’s opposition coalition on January 7 named Mahathir Mohamad, the country’s 92-year old former premier, as its prime ministerial candidate for a general election...

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Vietnam’s HDBank has become the latest company in the country to go public, staging the first IPO this year by listing more than 32.2...

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The Malaysian government has eventually accepted US firm Ocean Infinity's “no find, no fee” offer to resume the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight...

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Indonesia, Southeast Asia’s largest economy, for the first time crossed the $1-trillion mark in its GDP revenues, reaching an estimated $1.004 trillion as per...

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The Filipino population will reach 107 million this year, which is up from the 100-million breakthrough back in July 2014 and up from 105.53...

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A new bank, Myanmar Tourism Bank, will begin operations within six months in so far three branches in Yangon, Mandalay and Naypyidaw with the sole...