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Starbucks, McDonald’s go Vietnam

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The world's largest coffee-shop chain, Starbucks, will open its first Vietnam cafe in early February 2013 in Ho Chi Minh City as part of...
Tourism arrivals in Laos surge 14%

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Laos is one of the Southeast Asian countries strongly benefiting from the booming tourism industry in the region. Tourism officials in the landlocked country...
Wealthy waists: The role of fast food in Southeast Asia

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The economic rise of Southeast Asia has given vast swathes of the developing world increased disposable income to dine out more frequently and experiment with new tastes, such as KFC and burgers, writes Justin Calderon.
Thailand, Philippines top ASEAN bourses

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Thailand's SET index and the Philippines' PSE Composite were among the top 10 best-performing stock markets globally in 2012 based on year-to-date performance. The SET...
Merry Christmas in the East: The gift of Asian spending

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Despite having relatively small Christian population, Asian nations have come to represent the epitome of contemporary Christmas commercialism, offsetting lower spending in crisis-rocked Europe, writes Justin Calderon.
Cambodia GDP set to grow 7%

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Cambodia is projected to have the second fastest-growing economy in Southeast Asia behind Laos over the next few years, the World Bank said in...
Thailand tourism arrivals soaring

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Tourism numbers in Thailand are projected to grow by another 10 per cent to 23 million in 2013, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT)...
Europe upbeat on ASEAN investment

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Companies from Europe are keen to increase their investment activity in ASEAN countries over the coming years on the back of a positive economic...

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European Union member Portugal wants to be "more active" in Thailand and other ASEAN nations in an attempt to push trade relations with the...
Istanbul1

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Turkey is increasingly becoming a top investment destination for Singapore investors due to its favourable geographical location at the crossroads of Asia and Europe. A...
ChinaMiddleClass

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In the coming realignment of world powers, emerging nations in Asia will play a key role and are set to become dominant global political...
DollarBundle

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Global private equity majors are showing rising interest in opportunities in Southeast Asia, all drawn by a region that is still defying the global...
Condom Factory

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Malaysia-based condom producer Karex Industries is set to continue the IPO spree at the Bursa Malaysia with a planned public offering in 2013 to...
ASEAN Summit Opening

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The 7th East Asia Summit, together with the 21st ASEAN summit, currently being held in Cambodia from November 16 to 20, is the stage...
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Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra will visit the UK on November 13 and 14 following an official invitation by British Prime Minister David Cameron. Leaders of...
Al Habtoor

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Dubai's family conglomerate Al Habtoor Group, best known for its construction business, but also engaged in hotel, automotive, real estate, education, insurance and publishing,...
ASEM Summit

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The two-day 9th Asia-Europe (ASEM) Summit held at the National Convention Centre in Vientiane, Laos on November 5 and 6 saw heads of state...
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With the former unique "country brand" of the United States and  Europe's iconic country brands such as France, Italy and Spain beginning to lose...