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Thai Monks With Mobile Phones

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After years of delays due to political and financial inertia, the newly appointed board of Thailand’s state-owned TOT Public Company Ltd has set a...
RedSquareKremlinMoscow

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Thai companies are increasingly on the lookout for investment opportunities in Russia, while Moscow is seeking to intensify trade to the Southeast Asian nation,...
Metro Manila

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The Philippines received a business delegation from Italy for the first time in 65 years from November 20 to 23. The mission comes during...
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The city state of Singapore, facing headwinds from weakening exports and lower demand for financial services, has set  its growth forecast for 2012 to...
Singh

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India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will sign a Free Trade Agreement in Services and Investment with ASEAN by next month, which will send a...
Battersea Power Station1

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In its aim to put more emphasis on export and foreign direct investment in the wake of the euro zone crisis, Britain is focusing...
IMG 4806

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The formation of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), attracting finance partners in infrastructure and maintaining regional peace are to be among the main subjects...
Myanmar Wide

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Few details have emerged since the new Myanmar investment law has been put into force by President Thein Sein's signing on November 2. Observers...
ThaiGirlInternetCafe

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A massive growth of social media users in Thailand has made Bangkok the "Facebook capital of the world", according to statistics by Socialbrakers.com, a...
THAILAND MALL

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Thailand is hoping to achieve high-income status in 15 years, raising gross national income (GNI) to $12,400 per capita, a goal outlined in the...
Iskandar Malaysia1

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Iskandar Malaysia, the massive commercial and residential development in the main southern development corridor in Johor on the Malaysian Peninsula has attracted $32 billion...
Food Security

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Ironically enough, overweight countries can do a lot more for the future of underprivileged and famine-prone nations by changing their eating habits than by dropping some greenbacks off at a food charity.
Oman

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Oman and Singapore are moving closer to look for bilateral investment opportunities, it turned out at the Oman Investment Forum which was hosted by...
ASEM Summit

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The two-day 9th Asia-Europe (ASEM) Summit held at the National Convention Centre in Vientiane, Laos on November 5 and 6 saw heads of state...
China Flags

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China’s manufacturing dominance is becoming increasingly undermined by the rising fortunes of its smaller ASEAN-member neighbours. But not only manufacturing, also investments are moving south.
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Heads of states, diplomats, business people and media are gathering in Laos' capital Vientiane on November 5 to 6 at the 9th Asia-Europe Summit...
Myanmar ATM

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The world's largest credit card company, Visa Inc, has signed agreements with three private banks in Myanmar – Kanbawza, CB and Myanmar Oriental –...
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With the former unique "country brand" of the United States and  Europe's iconic country brands such as France, Italy and Spain beginning to lose...