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Vietnam is set to build up its own car industry, and it seems to have quite some good-looking designs in mind. Vinfast, the new...

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on February 22 he would extend his ban on sending workers to Kuwait to include other countries if investigations...

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Cambodia remained the most corrupt country in Southeast Asia in the Corruption Perception Index 2017, the annual global graft ranking compiled by Transparency International,...

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Thailand’s province of Phuket is in talks with Siemens and Bombardier over a contract to supply a rail connection to the island's international airport,...

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Spokespersons of the Thai government on February 19 called for a rare press conference for a large number of foreign media representatives and diplomats...

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Investment drawn to Thailand’s proposed Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) could push the country’s economic growth rate above five per cent by 2021, Siam Commercial...

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Hundreds of Filipino domestic staff in Kuwait fled from their employers to the Philippines embassy after President Rodrigo Duterte offered them a free light...

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Thailand's first initial coin offering (ICO) of a cryptocurrency issued by a listed company was launched on February 14 despite unclear regulations with regards...

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The Bank of Thailand on February 12 sent a circular to banks and financial institutions and warned them not to get involved in cryptocurrency...

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The Philippine government on February 12 signed an administrative order to completely ban the deployment of Oversea Filipino Workers (OFWs) to Kuwait, according to...

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Laos will be joining Thailand and China for talks about connecting the planned regional high-speed train network from Thailand’s northeastern city of Nong Khai...

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Vietnam and Qatar have decided to work closer in the field of food security as the Middle East country is looking for new import...

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The Philippine government is looking for solutions to provide cheaper and more convenient remittance channels for its Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs). Particularly, technology developed...

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on February 6 personally oversaw the destruction of more than $1.2 million worth of smuggled luxury and classic cars at...

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The Thai government has just approved 168 infrastructure development projects worth a combined $31.4 billion for its flagship Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) scheme. The EEC...

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Cambodia's Cabinet on February 2 endorsed an amendment to the criminal code making insulting the king a criminal offense punishable by a fine and...

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The young Yangon Stock Exchange saw its first real initial public offering (IPO) on January 26, but despite high expectation of the listing of...

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Starting February 1, 2018, the Singapore government is prohibiting the sale of new cars and also of motorcycles as the small city state is...