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Since Cambridge Analytica, a US data analytics firm, came under pressure for its Big Data-based strategic influence on last year's US elections - and...

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Switzerland’s parliament rejected a bid to amend the law handling ill-gotten bank profits seized by authorities that had aimed to return funds linked to...

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The Philippines and Kuwait agreed on a draft migrant labour protection pact March 16, Manila’s labour secretary said, after talks set off by maid...

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The long-awaited first underground line for Metro Manila, called Mega Manila Subway, is on the way to become reality with the first tranche of...

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Two companies incorporated in Singapore are accused of having violated United Nations (UN) sanctions against North Korea by supplying luxury goods, including wine and...

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Singapore tops the list of the world's best performing smart cities ahead of London, New York, San Francisco and Chicago in a new study...

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The Philippines recorded another all-time high in foreign direct investments (FDI) in 2017, although the growth was substantially lower than in 2016. The volume...

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Brunei's ministry of finance received a budget allocation for the 2018-2019 financial year ending March 31 of 747.32 million Brunei dollars ($568 million), most...

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Moves of the US administration to impose new tariffs and duties on a variety of imported products leaves Thailand worrying about its potential to...

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The Lao Ministry of Post and Telecommunications has named the development of e-commerce as one of its core strategic goals over the next ten...

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) in its latest country report on Malaysia concluded that the nation is "well on its way to achieving high-income...

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Los Angeles-based movie studio Red Granite Pictures agreed to pay $60 million to the US government in order to resolve allegations that it profited...

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A Cambodian firm is expected to announce on March 7 that it will launch the country's own cryptocurrency called "Entapay" at the 2018 ASEAN...

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As a part of its Thailand 4.0 initiative - a plan to transform Thailand's economy into a digitally powered ecosystem - the country has...

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More than 100,000 foreigners working in Cambodia without permits will be fined after Khmer New Year festivities end in mid-April and potentially even face...

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South Korea’s corporate giant Samsung Electronics scrapped its plans to build a production base for smartphones or home appliances in Myanmar due to what...

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Indonesian authorities seized a luxury yacht off the tourist island of Bali wanted by U.S. authorities. The move came as part of a probe...

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Vietnam could be added to the annual Formula 1 Grand Prix series as early as in 2020, according to former Formula One tycoon Bernie...