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Association of Southeast Asian Nations

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Thousands of people on April 2 joined a rally in Kuala Lumpur to protest against the Goods and Services Tax (GST) of 6 per...

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) in its economic report on Thailand released on March 28 recommends that the country's government raises value-added tax (VAT)...

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Brunei's Legislative Council proposed an increase of the defense budget for the 2016-17 fiscal year of about five per cent to 564 million Brunei...

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Laos this week kicked off its chairmanship of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, with an agenda-setting meeting of the bloc’s foreign...

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Only a few days after the launch of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) the idea of airlines from ASEAN member states flying freely throughout...

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The new year 2016 will be an interesting year for Southeast Asia as the region finally implements the ASEAN Economy Community (AEC), some countries...

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Today, December 31, is the day when the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) is officially being inaugurated. The new economic bloc, a free trade area...

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In its bid to diversify its heavily oil-dependent economy, East Timor is turning to a different liquid: Beer. This month, Dutch beverage giant Heineken kicked...

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Leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, on November 22 declared the establishment of the long-planned regional economic bloc, the ASEAN...

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Malaysia deployed soldiers in its capital city on November 20, taking extra security precautions amid unconfirmed reports of an "imminent terrorist threat" ahead of...

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Thailand and Indonesia were the only two countries in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) that dropped in the new Global Competitiveness Report...

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With the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), the envisaged economic union of the Association of Southeast Asian countries (ASEAN), approaching and member countries eagerly competing...

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Over the past decade, ties between the Middle East and Southeast Asia have strengthened significantly, which has led to an influx of tourists from...

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Tony Fernandes, flamboyant Malaysian entrepreneur, co-founder and group chief executive of AirAsia Group and chairman of Tune Group, a Kuala Lumpur-based leisure and entertainment...

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Thailand and Myanmar signed an agreement on July 28 to allow citizens with ordinary passports to make visa-free travel of up to 14 days, provided...

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The latest education ranking by the Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) published last month shows surprisingly diverse skills levels of young pupils...

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Thailand, the world’s tenth-most visited country that expects to welcome no less than 28 million foreign visitors this year, is positioning itself as a...

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Dr Mahathir Mohamad, former Malaysian prime minister and still an influential figure in the country's somewhat opaque political ecosystem, said at an international conference...