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Malaysia cans October beer festival as Muslims object “vice”

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The Better Beer Festival, Malaysia's biggest annual craft beer event roughly modeled after Munich's famous Oktoberfest, has been scrapped after an influential Muslim party...
Indulging in Thailand becomes more expensive

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After a long and secretive preparation phase, Thailand on September 16 finally introduced an amended excise tax law for taxes levied on cigarettes, alcoholic...
Singapore agrees on hosting Formula 1 for another four seasons

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Singapore ahead of this weekend’s Grand Prix in the city state signed a deal on September 15 to host Formula 1 races until 2021,...
Thailand sets $90-billion tourism revenue target

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The Thai government has set a tourism revenue target of three trillion baht, a whopping $90 billion, for 2018 from domestic and international tourists,...
Philippine casinos put on black money watch

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A new law just signed by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte places casinos under money laundering scrutiny, mainly as a result of a case when...
Bamboo Airways to become Vietnam’s next private carrier

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Vietnamese real estate, investment and business service conglomerate FLC Group, based in Hanoi, will launch a new domestic carrier called Bamboo Airways which could...
Hijab heavy metal: All-girls Muslim band from Indonesia has a blast

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It's not your typical heavy metal group. It's something that, arguably, never existed before. It's Voice of Baceprot, which introduced hijab heavy metal to...
Disney said to consider theme park in Thailand

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US entertainment giant Walt Disney Company is reportedly considering the possibility of building a theme park in Thailand, at least according to Pongpanu Svetarundra,...
Thailand set to struggle with expected tourist influx of 60 million by 2030

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With this year's Global Summit of the World Travel & Tourism Council being held in Thailand's capital Bangkok on April 26 and 27, the...
Final flag for Malaysia’s Formula 1 race

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Malaysia will stop hosting to the annual Formula 1 Grand Prix this year, with the last race after 18 years to be held on...
Bangkok to get well-deserved Michelin guide

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Thailand is the next Southeast Asian country after Singapore to be discovered by renowned food bible Michelin. Reports say that the French restaurant critics...
Finally! Vietnamese citizens allowed to gamble

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Vietnamese citizens, known for their penchant for betting and gambling, will be allowed to enter approved casinos in Vietnam and gamble, the government announced,...
Construction set to begin for world’s tallest twin tower in Phnom Penh

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A Chinese construction consortium won a $2.7-billion contract to build a 133-story twin-tower commercial skyscraper in Phnom Penh which - at a height of...
Malaysian taxpayers shoulder bill for lavish 1MDB parties

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Embezzled money from scandal-ridden state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB)  has apparently been used to fund celebrity parties, papers presented by the Singapore Commercial...
DiCaprio says he’s ready to pay back 1MDB money if found fishy

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"Hollywood Actor 1" Leonardo DiCaprio said he will work with the US Department of Justice (DOJ) after he found himself in a tight corner...
No more fun in the Philippines?

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The Philippine Department of Tourism (DOT) confirmed it will do away with the catchy It's More Fun in the Philippines slogan and launch a...
DiCaprio feels the heat over alleged 1MDB benefits

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Hollywood superstar Leonardo DiCaprio was faced with protest by a number of anti-corruption activists from Malaysia, Switzerland and the United Kingdom when he arrived...
Thailand’s biggest foreign investor stands by the country

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Japan, Thailand's biggest foreign direct investor, said it would keep offering support to its companies in the country as concerns grow that after the...