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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the military to prepare its air and naval assets to help...
Cambodia Put Back On Global Money Laundering Watchlist

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Paris-based intergovernmental money-laundering watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has placed Cambodia back on its watchlist on February 22 because of concern it is...
Philippines signs deal with Israeli oil exploration firm

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on October 18 signed a seven-year oil exploration deal with an Israeli firm in a bid to develop the country’s...
Thailand considers capital punishment for serious corruption cases

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Thai public servants officially convicted in corruption cases involving more than 1 billion baht ($28 million) could face the death penalty under a proposal...
Oil glut: Malaysia’s Petronas to cut $11.4b in spending

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Malaysia's state-owned oil giant Petronas says it will have to slash as much as $11.4 billion in capital and operating expenses over the next...
Philippines prepares to get hit by “economic bomb” in Middle East

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Philippine President Benigno Aquino III held an emergency meeting with cabinet members and officials of the country’s Department of Foreign Affairs on January 6...
Iran to build six oil refineries in Indonesia

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The head of Iran’s Oil, Gas and Petrochemical Products Exporters Union says the country plans to construct six oil refineries in Indonesia, Fars News...
Indonesia partners with Iran to build $3b refinery

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An Iranian oil firm and an Indonesian company are looking to build a refinery in the southeast Asian nation worth at least $3 billion....
Halal at its best: Islamic Miss World planned

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The dispute over the Miss World 2012 beauty pageant currently held in Indonesia - the world's most populous Muslim country - and strongly rejected...
Insights on Brunei’s global competitiveness ranking

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The Global Competitiveness Report 2013-2014 of the World Economic Forum (WEF) has shed an interesting light on the current state of Southeast Asian economies,...
Muslim ASEAN nations concerned about Syria (scenarios)

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Islamic-majority nations in ASEAN, namely Malaysia and Indonesia, have expressed worries about how a crisis in Syria and the Middle East that could affect...
Indonesia and India named world’s biggest shark killers

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In July, a European Union-sponsored study found that Indonesia and India kill the most sharks of all countries. The purpose of the study was...
Philippine presidential election, 2016: Get to know the contenders

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Philippine Vice President Jejomar Binay is calling for a “stronger national cybersecurity policy,” as cyber-attacks increasingly threaten the government, businesses, and individuals in the...
AirAsia X Thailand to spread wings

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A new long-haul budget airline is about to take off from Thailand as a local arm of Malaysia-based AirAsia X, the long-haul affiliate of...
Japan wants slice of halal pie

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Shinto-dominated Japan has discovered the halal market and wants to tap the global trade of halal food and products through the Japan Halal Association,...
Thailand to evolve as plastic surgery hub

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Thailand, already the leading country for medical tourism in Southeast Asia, is taking efforts to become the regional hub for cosmetic surgery, a market...
Kuwait Towers Sunset

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Asian nations led by Thailand opened their first summit of the Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) on October 16 in Kuwait, aimed at promoting cooperation...