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Bangkok Now Second Most Expensive City To Live In Southeast Asia

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Thailand’s capital Bangkok has now become the second most expensive city to live in within ASEAN, only beaten by Singapore, according to a new...
Three Southeast Asian cities among most visited in 2018

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Bangkok, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur made it once again into the top-ten list of most visited cities 2018 issued by business intelligence firm Euromonitor...
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...
Kuala Lumpur-Singapore high-speed railway postponed for two years

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Malaysia and Singapore agreed to postpone the development of a high-speed rail service between the two countries by two years, Malaysian business weekly The...
The deep fall of a leader: Malaysia’s ex-PM Najib detained

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Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was arrested by anti-corruption investigators on July 3 at his home in Kuala Lumpur and graft charges would...
Kuala Lumpur’s new financial district “can be profitable”: Ex-PM Najib

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Tun Razak Exchange (TRX) City, the new financial district in Kuala Lumpur launched by the government of former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak, will...
Bangkok enters list of 100 most expensive cities in the world

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As cost of living in Thailand is on the rise and the baht remains strong, Bangkok has now entered the global top 100 most...
Malaysia prepares nationwide ban of plastic bags

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The Malaysian government plans to introduce a nationwide ban of plastic bags within a year, preceded by an awareness campaign to “educate” the population...
Singapore-Kuala Lumpur is world’s busiest air route

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The Singapore-Kuala Lumpur route is the world's busiest international air link as per the volume of flights that operate on it, a new report...
Mahathir takes flak for rehashing MH370 takeover theory

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Malaysia's former prime minister and strident opposition candidate against incumbent Prime Minister Najib Razak in this year's election, Mahathir Mohamad, has been publicly chided...
Malaysia’s GDP growth this year seen at 5.2%, lower than 2017

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Malaysia is expected to maintain a robust economic momentum but will grow slower than last year, according to estimations by Moody's Investors Service issued...
Malaysia’s new tallest building to supersede Twin Towers next year

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The days of Kuala Lumpur’s iconic landmark, the Petronas Twin Towers, as Malaysia’s tallest building are numbered. In the second half of next year,...
Moody’s forecasts sharp decline in Malaysia property prices

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US credit rating agency Moody's Investors Service in a new country report expects a substantial decline in property prices in Malaysia in the event...
Malaysia to limit new luxury property developments

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The Malaysian government said it will allow luxury property developments, defined as such with a price tag of above one million ringgit ($241,000) per...
Chinese buyers’ appetite for Malaysian property growing

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Malaysia is becoming increasingly popular among China's home buyers who are looking for properties at an ideal price range of between 1.2 million and...
Malaysia wants to export train technology

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Malaysia aims to export its rail technology post-2027 when the country's total rail network milage is expected to reach 3,000 kilometers, Prime Minister Najib...
Flight MH370 case closed, fate will possibly never be known

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The final report on Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, which went missing without a trace while flying from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing in March 2014, says...
Malaysia cans October beer festival as Muslims object “vice”

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The Better Beer Festival, Malaysia's biggest annual craft beer event roughly modeled after Munich's famous Oktoberfest, has been scrapped after an influential Muslim party...