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Go-Jek confirms expansion to Thailand, Philippines, Vietnam, Singapore

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Indonesia's homegrown ride-hailing app Go-Jek on May 24 confirmed earlier reports that it will launch its services in four other Southeast Asian countries as...
Philippines to lift OFW ban to Kuwait in steps

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The Philippines is starting to lift the complete ban of deploying Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) to Kuwait after the two countries reached an agreement...
More warnings on “overheating” Philippines economy

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Another warning has been aired that the Philippine economy, one of the fastest-growing in Asia, is in risk of overheating – just shortly after...
The Art Of Adventure On The Back Of A Bike

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Bike lovers and adventure lifestyle enthusiasts can now – for the first time – embark on a sensational outdoor biking event: the ARTVENTURE 2018...
Filipino worker ban to Kuwait now permanent

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on April 29 that a ban on Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) from heading to Kuwait that's been in effect...
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...
CENTURY-CITY-MALL-FACADE-IN-KALAYAAN-AVENUE-facing-Makati-Avenue

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When scouting Southeast Asia for promising investment destinations, one should look no further than the Philippines. The country with its remarkable economic growth momentum...
Philippine riot police to close off Boracay island for clean-up

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The Philippines will deploy hundreds of riot police to holiday island Boracay to keep travelers and tourists out and head off potential protests ahead...
Data mining of 1.18 million Filipino Facebook users under scrutiny

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The National Privacy Commission of the Philippines is investigating an alleged data breach involving UK data mining firm Cambridge Analytica which is suspected of...
Go-Jek readies to enter Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam and Singapore

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Indonesia’s highly popular ride-hailing service Go-Jek is close to its a number of announcements that it will expand within Southeast Asia and enter the...
Tourism arrivals in Brunei soar an unexpected 18%

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Brunei recorded an 18.3-per cent increase in tourist arrivals in 2017, exceeding the projected ten per cent growth set for last year, the country's...
Boracay island closes for tourists for six-months clean-up

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte finally approved the suggested closure of the popular holiday island of Boracay in the central Philippines for tourists over six...
After Singapore, Malaysia and Philippines put Grab on competition watchlist

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Just days after the Competition Commission of Singapore suspected that Southeast Asia’s leading ride-hailing app Grab has infringed the country’s Competition Act by purchasing...
Profit vs. environment: Top Southeast Asia beaches close for clean-up

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Pollution, inadequate infrastructure and mass tourism are taking their toll on two of Southeast Asia’s most popular beach destinations, Boracay in the Philippines and...
Myanmar AirAsia could be Tony Fernandes’ next big thing

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Malaysia-headquartered AirAsia, the largest Asian budget carrier as per the size of its fleet, is in talks with a partner to set up an...
Philippines, Kuwait draft labour protection agreement, ban remains

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The Philippines and Kuwait agreed on a draft migrant labour protection pact March 16, Manila’s labour secretary said, after talks set off by maid...
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...