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Tourism officials of the ten-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, are looking into the possibility of creating a European Union-style single visa...

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The Malaysian passport is now the fourth most powerful in the world, according to a new ranking by Global Passport Power Rank 2017. This...

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The Indonesian government signed the contract to construct the planned 142-kilometer high-speed railway between Jakarta and Bandung in West Java last week with a...

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Vietnam's economy expanded an estimated 6.21 per cent this year, slightly less than in 2015 and marking the first slowdown in four years, but...

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The central banks of Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia agreed on a currency cooperation in order to promote the use of their local currencies for...

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The World Bank revised up its forecast for Thailand's economic growth by 0.1 percentage point to 3.2 per cent for next year in anticipation...

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Multinational corporations (MNCs) are finding it increasingly harder to survive in an evermore competitive global economy. The challenges decision makers of the world’s leading...

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The newly released English Proficiency Index by Switzerland-based education company Education First, one of the most authoritative studies on English language abilities worldwide, brought...

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Real estate consultancy Knight Frank in its latest research on prime residential property prices in tier-1 cities around the world, entitled Prime Global Cities...

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Brunei, Indonesia and Vietnam jumped the most among countries in the Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN) in the new Doing Business 2017 ranking...

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All ASEAN-5 countries except Singapore dropped in the new Global Competitiveness Index 2016-2017 issued by the World Economic Forum (WEF), some of them significantly....

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Indonesia's anti-drugs chief is supporting to implement a bloody crackdown on drug traffickers in his country similar to the war on crime in the...

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The Philippines continues to surprise economists with its impressive growth rates even in an otherwise lackluster global economic environment. For example, the country's GDP...

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Vietnamese immigration officials are refusing to stamp new Chinese passports featuring the nine-dash line that represents China's claim on most of the South China...

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The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on July 25 released a softened joint statement regarding territorial disputes in the South China Sea after...

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) in its newly released Asian Development Outlook 2016 notes that growth in Southeast Asia has slowed, mainly due to...

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The 11th Asia-Europe Meeting Summit (ASEM) opened in the Mongolian capital of Ulanbataar on July 15 with top leaders from 49 nations, including ASEAN,...

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The United Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union sent shock waves across Asian markets on June 24 as regional investors were the first...