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Competitiveness

Loss-making Thai Airways frets about $3-billion plane purchase

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Thailand’s flag carrier Thai Airways, whose business model is under heavy attack from regional discount carriers, is under pressure from the government as 51-per...
Philippine economy remains in overdrive, but warning signs appear

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A bloody anti-drug war that blurs the line between law and lawlessness and serious problems with jihadists in the south did so far not...
Cambodia, Indonesia near bottom of world talent index

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Cambodia and Indonesia are the Southeast Asian nations among the worst countries in the world for growing, nurturing and retaining talent, according to the...
All ASEAN-5 countries but Thailand drop in world competitiveness report

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The newest "World Competitiveness Yearbook" released by the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) shows that all ASEAN-5 countries but Thailand dropped in the...
Indonesia reveals measures for “economic jump forward”

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Indonesian President Joko Widodo on September 9 unveiled a series of stimulus measures to boost slowing growth in Southeast Asia's largest economy and help...
Careers aliens do not + whore dust: Thainglish at its finest

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A recent unintentionally hilarious, but nevertheless highly embarrassing case of "lost in translation" calls to mind that English proficiency is not at its best...
Vietnam head-to-head with Philippines in economic growth

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Vietnam's economy grew by 6.28 per cent in the first half of this year, racing along at its fastest pace since 2008, official government...
Ex-ASEAN SecGen sharply criticises lacking foreign language skills in Thailand

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The former Secretary-General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Surin Pitsuwan, recently had another focus on one of his favourite topics -...
Philippines drops in global competitiveness ranking

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The Philippines's competitiveness ranking fell four notches this year as the country still faces challenges in infrastructure, corruption and a high jobless rate, according to...
Thailand ‘stunned’ by poor education ranking

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Thailand has been ranked poorly among the ten ASEAN countries for its education system in the recently released Global Competitiveness Report 2013-2014 by the...
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The Global Competitiveness Report 2012-2013, released by the World Economic Forum on September 5, shows Singapore maintaining its first rank among the most competitive...