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Chinese poured $32.9 billion into Asia property last year, Thailand top destination

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Mainland Chinese property buyers acquired real estate across Asia for $32.9 billion in 2017, up 352.4 per cent from $7.28 billion in 2016, a...
Brunei, Indonesia, Vietnam big winners in Doing Business ranking

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Trade openness and foreign direct investment will strengthen Asia and the Pacific’s resilience to slow global growth, according to the Asian Economic Integration report...
President Aquino: For cities to get smart, climate change strategy needed

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In a series of interviews with public and private sector officials on the challenges and opportunities for the Philippines in moving towards a smarter...
China’s travel advisory takes toll on Philippine tourism

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Tourist caterers in the Philippines including airlines, hotels and travel agencies have been hit hard after China issued a travel warning against visiting Southeast...
Laos announces population census

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Laos is to carry out a countrywide census, state-run media said on October 21. "People will be interviewed in regards to their profession, marital status,...
Vietnam’s PM looking to boost trade ties with the EU

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In a bid to reduce the over-reliance of Vietnam’s economy on China, the country’s Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung aims to push forward the...
Myanmar to expand private investment in forest plantations

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Myanmar is inviting foreign and domestic companies to invest in forest plantations on more than 100,000 hectares of government land, state media reported on...
New Chinese-funded airline to launch in Cambodia

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Cambodia’s State Secretariat of Civil Aviation on October 6 approved operations for a new Chinese-invested airline Bassaka Air, which is expected to take to...
Ho Chi Minh City receives $3.12 billion remittances in 9 months

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Overseas remittances to Vietnam's southern economic hub Ho Chi Minh City hit $3.12 billion in the first nine months of this year, up 11....
China wants more investments in the Philippines

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The Chinese government wants to encourage investments and attract more tourists to come to the Philippines, even as both countries are involved in a...
Sustainability in Islamic economy

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It’s amazing how little we actually focus on ‘people’ in business in spite of the fact that it is people who make everything happen....
Asian countries top latest PISA survey on global education

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Asian countries outperform the rest of the world in the OECD’s latest PISA survey, which evaluates the knowledge and skills of the world’s 15-year-olds...
Southeast Asia has more than 190 million Internet users

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Southeast Asia with a population of around 600 million people has more than 190 million Internet users, Tech in Asia reported. Singapore, as the infographic...
Philippines to create 8 hubs for international cruise liners

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The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) and the Department of Tourism have identified eight ports as tourism gateways that could become international hubs for cruise...
Philippine growth forecast slightly cut by IMF

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The Philippines will lead growth in Southeast Asia through next year, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on October 8. In its latest World Economic...
Canada struggles to get noticed in Southeast Asia

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Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper, who arrived for a three-day visit in Kuala Lumpur on October 4, seems to have picked the wrong timing...
Top 10 romantic destinations in Asia

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Asia features a wide variety of dense forests, striking wildlife and pristine crystal clear sandy beaches. It is blended with different cultures, traditions and...
Brunei’s growth will depend on diversification

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The United Nation's recently published Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2013 shed an interesting light on GDP growth expectations of...