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Thailand’s economy grew at the fastest pace in more than four years, led by a surge in tourism arrivals and agriculture exports. Gross domestic...

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The agreement signed these days to start the first phase of a new high-speed railway as part of the connection between Bangkok and Thailand's...

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The Philippines is seeking investment from China and Japan for $135 billion worth of power projects that President Rodrigo Duterte’s government is ready to...

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Ride sharing company Uber on August 15 refused to suspend its services in the Philippines after it was ordered to shut down for a...

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The Philippine peso on August 14 sailed through the 51:1 barrier against the US dollar, a value not seen since August 2006, bringing about...

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Citigroup in a new country study said it expects the Philippines to enjoy the fastest economic growth in Southeast Asia and the third-fastest growth...

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Singapore’s economy posted faster growth in the second quarter of 2017 than previously estimated by the government as a recovery in global trade helped...

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Experiencing the downside of a steadily increasing tourism influx, Thailand is desperately seeking a way to solve its problem with overcrowded and inadequately staffed...

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Growth of gross domestic product (GDP) in the Philippines is seen to slow down this year, at least as per the forecast of UK...

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In good old COMECON style, Russia will accept payments from Indonesia for Russian-built fighter planes in commodities such as palm oil and coffee, reports...

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte signed a new law that makes education at all state universities and colleges in the country tuition-free, saying he believes...

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Following the footsteps of Singapore and Malaysia in successfully boosting their housing markets for expats, the Vietnamese government considers an extension of the leasehold...

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Myanmar, until recently perceived as the new tiger cub success story of Southeast Asia after the country's "soft opening" in 2011 under then-president Thein...

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Singapore is among the six stock exchanges pitching for the non-domestic part of the upcoming listing of the world's largest oil company, Saudi Aramco,...

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The metropolitan administration of Vietnam's capital Hanoi proposed to the government to build new metro lines at an investment of $40 billion up to...

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The Royal Thai Army said it is ready to send troops to the restive city of Marawi on Mindanao plagued by Islamic State terrorists...

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US actress and movie director Angelina Jolie is again facing a backlash over her Khmer Rouge movie she has been shooting in Cambodia, First...

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Vietnam seems to become the driving force for smart cities in Southeast Asia with several plans for such developments on the table. The most spectacular...