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Tourism Arrivals On The Upswing In The Philippines

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International visitor arrivals to the Philippines grew by more than seven per cent to 2.2 million in...
Japan Keen On Investing In Hybrid Car Industry In Thailand

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Japanese companies are interested in investing more in hybrid car manufacturing in Thailand, the National News Bureau...
Tourism Arrivals In Vietnam On Steady Growth Trajectory

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Unspoiled beach in the coastal city of Da Nang in central Vietnam © Arno Maierbrugger International visitor...
Suu Kyi Calls For Investors To Engage In Rakhine State

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Myanmar State Counselor and de facto-leader Aung San Suu Kyi called for investment in the crisis-hit western state of Rakhine on February 22, saying...
Malaysia Gets First Robot Hotel

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Becoming increasingly popular in countries such as Japan, Singapore, China and Taiwan, the trend now comes to Southeast Asia: The first robot hotel will...
Filipinos Spend More Than 10 Hours Online Per – World Record

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The Philippines are topping the global country ranking of Internet usage per day with an average ten hours and 2 minutes of screen time....
Vietnam tourism arrivals surge 20%, hit new record

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Vietnam closed 2018 almost spot on its target of tourist arrivals, counting 15,497,791 international visitors which represented an increase of 19.9 per cent over...
Works on Thai-Chinese high-speed rail to commence in 2019

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The Thai government will begin construction of the first phase of the remaining three sections of the Thai-Chinese high-speed rail between Bangkok and Nakhon...
Japan pledges support to Laos for Vietnam War bomb removal

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Japan on October 8 pledged to give 900 million yen ($8 million) towards removing unexploded bombs in Laos that were scattered there during the...
Taiwan considers cutting visa-free travel to twice a year for Thailand, Philippines, Brunei visitors

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Taiwan mulls reducing the number of visa-free entries for citizens of Thailand, the Philippines and Brunei to two times year, down from currently six...
Laos’ main airport got huge expansion despite weak visitor numbers

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The international terminal of the airport serving the Laotian capital of Vientiane, Wattay International Airport, can now accommodate as many as 2.3 million foreign...
Myanmar grants free visas for Chinese, Japanese and South Koreans as visitor numbers dwindle

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Myanmar will grant free visa allowances to Chinese, South Korean and Japanese nationals from August 1 onwards in a bid to promote eco-tourism, U...
Interview: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad on New Malaysia and the rule of law

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Transcript of full interview with Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad Firoz: Our first question is about the "New Malaysia." You’ve fought very, very...
Philippines enters social security partnership with Germany, Japan

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The Philippines, now has bilateral Social Security Agreements (SSAs) with Germany and Japan effective June 1 and August 1 of this year, respectively, ensuring...
Malaysia’s PM suggests review of Trans-Pacific Partnership

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Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad called for a review of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement in an interview with Japan's Nikkei Asian Review...
Indonesia considers joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership

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Indonesia is studying the possibility of joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) without the United States, known as TPP-11. The country will discuss the matter...
Metro Manila subway one step closer to reality

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The long-awaited first underground line for Metro Manila, called Mega Manila Subway, is on the way to become reality with the first tranche of...
Foreign investment in the Philippines hits another high

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The Philippines recorded another all-time high in foreign direct investments (FDI) in 2017, although the growth was substantially lower than in 2016. The volume...