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Chinese Firms Keen On Investment In Subic Bay Shipyard, Clark Air Base

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View over Subic Bay with Hanjin's shipyard in the background © Arno Maierbrugger Chinese businesses are seeking...
Tourism Arrivals On The Upswing In The Philippines

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International visitor arrivals to the Philippines grew by more than seven per cent to 2.2 million in...
Thailand Tourism Arrivals, Spending Drop For The First Time In Years

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Thailand for the first time since 2014 – the year of the latest military coup – is faced...
Thailand, Laos, China To Sign Pact On High-speed Railway

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Thailand has agreed to sign a memorandum of cooperation with China and Laos for a rail link...
Malaysia Revives Another Chinese-backed Mega-project

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The Malaysian government said it will reinstate an idling multi-billion-dollar property project in Kuala Lumpur, Bandar Malaysia,...
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Malaysia will resume work on the multi-billion dollar East Coast Rail Link after negotiations with the China...
Tourism Arrivals In Vietnam On Steady Growth Trajectory

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Unspoiled beach in the coastal city of Da Nang in central Vietnam © Arno Maierbrugger International visitor...
Sony Moves Smartphone Production From China To Thailand To Halve Costs

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Japanese electronics giant Sony is closing its Beijing smartphone plant and will shift production to Thailand in...
Laos’ Big China-backed Projects Bring Debt And Hurt The Poor: Expert

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A United Nations human rights expert has urged communist-ruled Laos to focus less on foreign-invested dam and railway contracts...
Indonesia Grounds All Boeing 737 Max 8 Jets Over Safety Concerns

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Indonesia, alongside China and Ethiopia, has grounded all Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft following the Ethiopian Airlines crash on March 10 that killed all...
Fmalaysia Open To Resume Mh370 Plane Search

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Malaysia will consider resuming the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 if companies interested in the hunt come forward with viable proposals or...
Malaysia’s New Attraction: Durian Tourism

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Malaysia, well known as a country with delicious durian fruits, now plans to go big on durian tourism, Deputy Agriculture and Agro-based Industries Minister...
Suu Kyi Calls For Investors To Engage In Rakhine State

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Myanmar State Counselor and de facto-leader Aung San Suu Kyi called for investment in the crisis-hit western state of Rakhine on February 22, saying...
Malaysia Gets First Robot Hotel

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Becoming increasingly popular in countries such as Japan, Singapore, China and Taiwan, the trend now comes to Southeast Asia: The first robot hotel will...
Laos A Draw For Investors, But Obstacles Remain

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With growth rates of around seven per cent in recent years, Laos is one of the best performing in ASEAN. The country’s GDP rose...
Chinese Keen On Thai Property

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Chinese buyers and investors continue pouring their money into Thailand's property sector even as the country moves towards an uncertain national election in March. According...
Yangon To Get Skytrain

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China has proposed to fund a $1.5-billion elevated railway project in Myanmar’s commercial capital, Yangon. China Railway Eryuan Engineering Group Co., Ltd (CREEC) made...
Corruption Is Getting Worse In Asia, Report Shows

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With an average score of just 44 out of 100 for three consecutive years, the Asia-Pacific region is making little progress in the fight...