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New Lao airports planned to push tourism

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New airports will be built in provinces of Laos to attract tourists and investors to remote and undeveloped areas. One will be set up...
Who is Le Luong Minh, ASEAN Secretary-General?

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Little is known about the new ASEAN Secretary-General Le Luong Minh who took over his five-year term on January 1, 2013. Inside Investor sheds light on the career diplomat's biography and education.
New poll: Your favourite holiday destination in ASEAN

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Visitor numbers are on a massive rise in ASEAN and the tourism economy is booming. Which are your favourite destinations in the region? Vote for three countries you prefer for a leisure stay.
Philippines: Skills become a challenge

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The Philippines will have to invest "heavily" on human capital in the years to come to meet its expected rapid growth figures, the Deputy...
GCC and ASEAN extend cooperation pact

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Gulf countries and ASEAN have extended a memorandum of understanding on an action plan that commits both regions to enhanced cooperation in trade and...
China explores halal options in Malaysia

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China's Ningxia autonomous region, home of roughly 11 per cent of the 20 million Muslims in China, on January 4 has signed an agreement...
East Timor aims to join ASEAN

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The tiny nation of East Timor has reaffirmed that it is keen to join the Association of Southeast Asian Nations to accelerate its economic...
Looking East: Resilience, your name is ASEAN

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When looking for new success stories in today’s global business environment, it is hard not to notice the remarkable resilience that Southeast Asia, and especially the ten ASEAN nations, are currently showing.
Vietnam Border

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Three countries of the Mekong region, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam, will intensify their trilateral cooperation in trade, investment and tourism as economic activity between...
Singapore3

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Mercer Consulting's new Quality of Living Survey 2012 placed Singapore as the only ASEAN city among the top 50 liveable cities globally. What is your opinion? Vote here.
Manama Bahrain

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The governments of Thailand and Bahrain set up a joint steering committee on November 28 to boost food and energy security as well as...
KuantanIndustry

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China and Malaysia have inked a number of agreements for projects forming part of the first industrial park jointly built by the two countries,...
Strand Rangoon

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A 45 per cent surge in visitor arrivals in the September 2011 to 2012 period has boosted the hotel sector in Myanmar's business capital...
Rio

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Brazil became the first Latin American country to sign the Treaty of Amity and Cooperation (TAC) in Southeast Asia at the annual ASEAN Summit...
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...
Jiabao Yingluck

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Thailand is seeking closer economic ties to the world's second largest economy, China, it turned out during a two-day visit of Chinese Premier Wen...
ASEAN Summit Obama

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Food security issues have surfaced as a key concern that will necessitate further cooperation between ASEAN leaders, Dr Surin Pitsuwan, Secretary-General of ASEAN said...
Opening Ceremony

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A series of reports released at the 21st ASEAN Summit in Phnom Penh on November 19 have turned attention to the need to accelerate...