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Thailand shines as movie location (video)

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Thailand, one of the most popular tourist destinations in ASEAN, is also proving to be an increasingly magnetic location for foreign films makers, as can be seen from the latest blockbuster "Lost in Thailand".
Indonesia tourism fears Miss World closing

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Heated debates on the Miss World beauty pageant slated to be held in September 2013 in Indonesia have caused concerns that the country might...
Summing up Southeast Asia’s beauty queens

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Beauties in ASEAN are lining up for the Miss Universe pageant, coming up in November 2013. Four lovely ladies that have already been selected for the contest so far are from Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines.
Boracay to lose $55.3m on sanctions

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Hotels and resorts on the Philippine tourist hotspot of Boracay Island have reported a wave of cancellations related to recent sanctions imposed by Taiwan...
F1 ‘on track’ with $3b Singapore IPO

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Formula One Group, Bernie Ecclestone's motor sports rights management firm, has said it is "on track" with its delayed initial public offering (IPO) at...
Heineken to quench Myanmar thirst

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Dutch brewing company Heineken has entered into a joint venture with privately-owned Alliance Brewery Company to brew and distribute its name-brand beer in Myanmar. According...
Myanmar helpless against drug dynamics

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Myanmar has pushed back its self-imposed drug eradication deadline by five years as the nation struggles to combat resurgent production of opium and methamphetamine. The...
Jakarta: Hospitality in a bohemian neighbourhood

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Kemang Icon by Alila is an all-suite boutique hotel located in the Kemang neighbourhood of Jakarta. Inside Investor spoke to General Manager Carter Crites about the hotel’s personalised uniqueness.
Luzon a new investment hot spot

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Luzon, the Philippines' largest island and northernmost region, has developed into a new investment destination, according to a report released by property company CBRE...
Cruise liner targets ASEAN markets

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Carnival, the world's largest cruise group, said it wants to expand rapidly in Southeast Asia as it expects the regional market for leisure voyages...
Vietnam gets Las Vegas-style casino resort

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A huge leisure resort currently being set up in Vietnam's southern beach town of Vung Tau has been granted a gambling license, the Vietnam...
Thailand: $17b cash for Songkran splash

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The Bank of Thailand said it has prepared a record 500 billion baht ($17 billion) in cash reserves in anticipation of this year's Songkran...
Remaining best in class in Jakarta’s hospitality

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Mandarin Oriental Jakarta is one of the landmark hotels in Jakarta that continues to attract business and leisure travellers from all walks of life in a thriving city. Inside Investor spoke to General Manager Mark S Bradford.
Surviving manic Manila

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The Philippine capital of Manila has earned itself an unsavoury reputation as a hotbed of violence and criminality. For foreigners doing business or moving to this sprawl of a city, some ground-up knowledge can be your most invaluable asset.
Philippine tourism most improved

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The Philippine tourism industry has been named 'the most improved' in the Asia-Pacific region, according the World Economic Forum’s Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report...
Finally: Hard Rock Cafe goes Cambodia

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The iconic US restaurant chain Hard Rock Cafe will open two restaurants in Cambodia in cooperation with two local firms, the Florida-based company...
Manila casino operator plans $400m IPO

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Melco Crown Philippines, a subsidiary of Macau-based Melco gaming group, plans to raise up to $400 million from a equity offering at the Philippine...
Continued improvement in 5-star hospitality

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JW Marriott is one of the leading hotels in Jakarta for business and accomplished travelers. Inside Investor sat down with general manager Karan Berry.to discuss how the hotel has progressed in its 12-year presence.