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F**k you, EU – The president (many) Filipinos are proud of

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In a new escalation of words and as another sign of a severe lack of diplomatic skills, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said "Fuck you"...
Singapore exports drop sharply on weak global demand

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Singapore's exports fell 10.6 per cent in July, more bad news after they fell 2.4 per cent in the previous month. Non-oil domestic exports...
Europe-Asia summit overshadowed by Nice attacks

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The 11th Asia-Europe Meeting Summit (ASEM) opened in the Mongolian capital of Ulanbataar on July 15 with top leaders from 49 nations, including ASEAN,...
Modest recovery seen for Thailand’s economy – despite Brexit

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Thailand's economy seems to come back on its feet again after the World Bank raised the GDP growth forecast for the country in 2016...
Asian firms with strong UK ties feel the heat after Brexit vote

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Asian companies with investments, services or manufacturing bases in the UK will have to reconsider their ties to the country as it prepares to...
Asia markets in tailspin after Brexit vote, pound tumbles

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The United Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union sent shock waves across Asian markets on June 24 as regional investors were the first...
Bruneians could soon need visa to enter EU

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Brunei citizens could be forced to arrange for a visa to visit the European Union as the country, together with the US and Canada,...
Cambodian bikes a big hit in Europe

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Cambodia’s bicycle industry has maintained strong export growth to Europe last year, according to latest data released by the European Commission, making bike production...
The ASEAN Economic Community kicks off – will it succeed?

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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...
Asia shares, crude down on Greek tragedy

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The surprising results from Greece's referendum on July 5 sent markets into a tailspin after Asian stock exchanges opened today, with US crude suffering...
ASEAN Economic Community: Which professions can move freely?

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Expectations are high among workers living in one of the ten countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN. With the advent...
paddy-field

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Two Southeast Asian countries not particularly known for large agricultural exports, Myanmar and Cambodia, have both declared that they want to participate in the...
EU will spend $3.9 million to market investment in Cambodia

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The European Union will spend 3 million euros ($3.9 million) on a programme to encourage small and medium enterprises to invest in Cambodia. Speaking at...
Thai economy struggles to recover from political turmoil

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Thailand's economy continued to struggle in the second quarter of the year but appeared to grow from the first, a top central bank official...
International tourists spend $102 per day in Vietnam: Report

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International tourists spend an average of $102.3 per day in Vietnam, according to a report released last week by the Vietnam National Administration of...
Myanmar’s foreign trade to increase to $35 billion this year

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Myanmar aims to raise its foreign trade volume by $10 billion to $35 billion during the current 2014-15 fiscal year, according to the Ministry...
Indonesia prepares first euro bond issue

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Developing countries are rushing to issue debt in euros at the fastest pace on record to take advantage of Europe’s ebullient bond market, with...
Thailand faces backlog of 200 foreign direct investment projects

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Thailand's political turmoil over the last six months has caused a backlog of roughly 200 foreign investment projects awaiting government approval. The value is...