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Politics

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Myanmar Opens Market For Foreign Insurances

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Sule Pagoda in downtown Yangon Five foreign companies have been granted provisional licenses to sell life insurance policies through...
Vietnam Wants 5% Of Population To Own Stocks

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Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange © Arno Maierbrugger The Vietnam government is encouraging its people to have...
Adb Says Myanmar’s Economy Gets Back On Track

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The legendary empty 20-lane-highway in Myanmar's capital Naypyitaw © Arno Maierbrugger Myanmar’s economic growth, which has been...
Laos Launches E-visa This June

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In a bid to attract more tourists and reduce waiting times at border checkpoints, Laos’ ministry of...
Cambodia Reveals Economic Reform Strategy To Counter Eu Threat

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Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has announced plans to reform the nation’s economy on a large scale...
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Former Malaysian leader Najib Razak disputed a hefty new tax bill shortly before the start of his...
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Myanmar is close to legalize casino gambling in a bid to boost the local tourism industry and attract...
Laos’ Big China-backed Projects Bring Debt And Hurt The Poor: Expert

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A United Nations human rights expert has urged communist-ruled Laos to focus less on foreign-invested dam and railway contracts...
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The European Union risks a trade war with Malaysia over its “grossly unfair” policies aimed at reducing...
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Vietnam will get its first licensed crypto exchange after Linh Thanh Group, a large industry, real estate...
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Thailand’s main opposition party Pheu Thai has formed a political alliance what it called "democratic front" with...
Post-electoral Confusion In Thailand

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The outcome of Thailand's first post-coup election was still unclear on March 26 with no party taking...
Thai Election: Army-backed Party Takes Surprise Lead

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The Thai election 2019 took a surprise turn in the afternoon of March 24 as...
Thai Election: Pheu Thai Leads In Early Counts

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Early counts in Thailand's first election since a 2014 coup, held on March 24, indicated populist-liberal Pheu...
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Pakistan will be the first country to manufacture Malaysia’s home-made car brand Proton outside the Southeast Asian...
Happiness Dropped In Thailand, Malaysia: Un Report

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The newly released World Happiness Report 2019 by the United Nations shows that most Southeast Asian countries...
Hanoi Kicks Off Construction Of Formula One Race Track

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Vietnam on Wednesday on March 20 started construction of a race circuit in the capital Hanoi where...
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The Philippine transport regulator Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on March 19 rejected an appeal...