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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...
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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...
Russia’s Gazprom plans stock listing in Singapore

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Russian natural gas giant Gazprom is planning to list on Singapore's stock exchange in July, Interfax agency quoted a company source as saying on...
Malaysia’s ASEAN chair in 2015 to be ‘challenging’

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Malaysia’s Chairmanship of ASEAN in 2015, when it takes over from Myanmar, will be both "challenging and interesting," says the country's Deputy Foreign Minister...
Vietnam wants to become ‘textile hub of the world’

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Bilateral and multilateral trade pacts will make Vietnam a garment and textile production center in the world, say economists. The country is currently negotiating the...
Philippine Airlines allowed to add more US flights

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American aviation authorities cleared Philippine Airlines to increase flights to the US after safety standards improved and the European Union opened its skies to...
Cambodia to grow 7% in 2014: ADB

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Growth in Cambodia is set to ease moderately in 2014 before picking up in 2015 on the back of buoyant exports and robust agriculture...
Malaysia’s exports up 12.2% in January

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Malaysia's exports rose 12.2 per cent to 63.97 billion ringgit ($19.68 billion) in January 2014 while imports rose 7.2 per cent to 57.62 billion...