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Vietnam’s first gay sitcom goes viral on YouTube (video)video

Debuting on April 8, 2012 and making history as Vietnam’s first gay sitcom, My Best Gay Friends is a Vietnamese web series on YouTube...
The Philippines now has its first male supermodel (video)video

All eyes were on Paolo Roldan when he walked down the runway at the Philippine Fashion Week underwear show in Manila on May 26. Roldan,...

Tuyet Lan, the runner-up of Vietnam's Next Top Model contest, is the first Asian face on the cover of the July edition of Pulp,...
Singapore’s Temasek buys stake in Philippine casino

Singapore's state investment fund Temasek Holdings said in a filing to the Securities and Exchange Commission earlier in June that it has acquired a...
Malaysia’s Khazanah plans $400m IPO of its theme parks

Malaysia’s state investment company Khazanah Nasional is planning to raise $400 million in an initial public offering (IPO) of its theme park business, according...
Thailand shines as movie location (video)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.