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Diplomatic Relations

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The North Korean embassy in Phnom Penh © Arno Maierbrugger Cambodia “shut down all” North Korean businesses and...
US takes steps to clear Myanmar company blacklist

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The US has been telling Myanmar companies it once designated as cronies of Myanmar’s former military junta that now may be the time to...
Vietnam promises compensation for damaged factories

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Vietnam's government will provide compensation for factory owners whose buildings were damaged in anti-China protests in several cities in Vietnam on May 13-14, Vietnam...
China questions Vietnam’s commitment to foreign investors

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Anti-Chinese riots in Vietnam last week have raised doubts about its commitment to foreign investment, the state-run China Daily newspaper wrote on May 19,...
Obama extends certain sanctions against Myanmar

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US President Barack Obama extended some economic sanctions against Myanmar for another year on May 13, telling the congress the step is needed despite...
Foreign business people flee Vietnam as riots escalate

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As a result of violent Anti-Chinese riots in Vietnam that culminated in looting and setting fire to Chinese-owned factories, the airport in Ho Chi...
South China Sea dispute escalates over oil rig (video)video

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Vietnam warned China that it would take all necessary measures to defend its interests in the South China Sea if Beijing does not remove...
Philippines, Hong Kong settle 2010 hostage row

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Hong Kong on April 23 scrapped travel sanctions against the Philippines after Manila offered an apology and compensation for a hostage tragedy almost four...
Hong Kong declares sanctions against the Philippines

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The Hong Kong government, backed by Beijing, on January 29 declared sanctions against the Philippines since Manila failed to make a formal apology and...
China cautions Singapore over FTA with Taiwan

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China sounded a note of caution to Singapore over its Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Taiwan, saying it should abide by the "one China"...
German firms seek more investment in Thailand

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German enterprises in Thailand said they are keen to invest and expand their businesses in the country, especially to take part in the planned...
Bulgaria, Vietnam forge business partnership

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With a newly signed business partnership between Bulgaria and Vietnam, both countries hope to tap into each others regional markets. This became clear at...

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Singapore has dropped charges against a satirical political cartoonist that was accused of acting in contempt of court for lampooning the justice system in...

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The Philippines navy has announced that it plans to purchase a 26 year old French naval vessel in an effort to increase its naval...
Japan allies with the Philippines against expansionist China

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Tensions between China and the Philippines over control of disputed territory in the South China Sea appear to be mounting. On July 27, on...
Myanmar president to visit Washington

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In yet another step in Myanmar’s rapprochement with the West, President Thein Sein will visit the White House on invitation from US President Barack...
88,000 Filipinos asked to leave Taiwan

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88,000 Overseas Filipino Workers in Taiwan have been asked to leave once their contracts end as part of the sanctions Taiwan has imposed on...
Myanmar’s conflicts may deter investors

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Continued religious and ethnic violence in Myanmar could deter much-needed investment by fostering a 'wait and see' attitude among foreign companies and entrepreneurs, according...