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Finally: Thailand To Legalise Ride-sharing Services

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Thailand has drafted guidelines to finally regulate ride-hailing companies and aims to legalise existing and new services...
Thailand’s Tourism Industry Feels The Heat From Strong Baht, Fewer Visitors

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Thailand’s tourism industry, which accounts for at least a fifth of the country’s GDP, is coming under...
(De)constructing Sihanoukville – a photoblog

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Sihanoukville, Cambodia's new casino flash point © Arno Maierbrugger Around 120,000 Chinese nationals out of a total expat...
Thailand Trailing Far Behind In Company Digitisation: Un Report

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Thailand appears as a laggard in company digitization globally despite its widely-announced aim to expand its digital ec9onomy...
Indonesia’s New Capital To Be Inspired By Silicon Valley

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Indonesian President Joko Widodo wants to model his country’s planned new capital on Borneo island after California's...
Thailand’s High-speed Railway To Start Operations In 2023

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The first leg of a planned high-speed railway running between Thailand and China will be operating by 2023,...
Brunei Drives Professional Gaming Sports

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The Esports Association of Brunei has been launched by a group of ten of the leading gaming...
Space-starved Singapore Is Going Subterranean

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Instead of building more high-rises and reclaiming land from the sea, the Singapore government in its quest...
Thai Firm To Build Smart City At The Outskirts Of Yangon

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Myanmar’s commercial hub of Yangon will be expanded by a newly constructed smart city in a northeastern...
Jakarta To Get $40-billion Infrastructure Overhaul

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Despite its plan to move Indonesia’s capital to to East Kalimantan province on Borneo, the country’s government...
Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia Join Forces To Develop Tourism

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Tourism officials from Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam are discussing a draft plan on tourism development in the...
Indonesia Announces Location Of New Capital

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Indonesia's new capital will be located in the geographical center of the archipelago The Indonesian government has chosen...
Thailand Is World’s Largest Durian Exporter

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Thailand was the world’s largest durian exporter in the first half of this year thanks to free trade...
Thailand Revises Tourism Arrival Forecast Downwards

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Thailand’s tourism and sports ministry has cut its foreign arrivals forecast to 39-39.8 million this year, down from...
Singapore, Bangkok Among Top-50 Most Surveilled Cities In The World

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Singapore and Bangkok are Southeast Asia’s contribution to the world’s top-50 most surveilled cities in terms of...
Auto Draft

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Cambodia will no longer issue licenses to online gambling businesses, and all existing licenses will not be...
Auto Draft

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has signed a new law on August 8 to establish the Philippine Space...
Thailand Seeks To Boost Weakening Economy With $10.2-billion Stimulus Package

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Thailand is planning a stimulus package worth 316 billion baht ($10.2 billion) to support farmers, lower-income earners, tourism...