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Philippines

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During meetings with ASEAN Plus Three leaders in Phnom Penh on November 19, Beijing officials have tried to steer away attention from the controversial...
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The formation of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), attracting finance partners in infrastructure and maintaining regional peace are to be among the main subjects...
ASEAN Summit Opening

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The 7th East Asia Summit, together with the 21st ASEAN summit, currently being held in Cambodia from November 16 to 20, is the stage...
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Ahead of US president Barack Obama’s landmark visit to Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s dusty capital of 1.5 million, for the 21st ASEAN Summit, the government...
Filipinos

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The Philippine GDP will grow by 5 per cent in 2012, International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde said during her visit in...
Vietnam Worker

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Several ASEAN countries have raised their minimum wages or will do so in the near future to adjust salaries to the rising costs of living...
Filipino Dubai

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Overseas Filipino workers (OFW) will get a monthly minimum wage of $400 in Dubai following a similar deal with Saudi Arabia, Arabian Business reported...
Obama Yingluck

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US president Barack Obama, who is embarking on a Southeast Asia round trip in the coming week, will be pushing the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP),...

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The Philippines ranks as the third most disaster-prone country in the world behind the Pacific islands of Tonga and Vanuatu because of its high...

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An estimated 1,000 government healthcare workers staged a walkout on October 25 in Manila in protest of cost-raising privatisation measures to be instated under...
Indonesia Shopping

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Southeast Asia's biggest economy, Indonesia, grew by 6.17 per cent in the third quarter of 2012, the eighth quarter of growth above the 6...
Asian Food By Akibara

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Southeast Asian nations are more likely to export less food in years to come as their urban populations are growing, which increases domestic demand, puts a strain on food production and requires more resources.
President Aquino

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There is a lot of talk about the Philippines becoming the next success story for business and investment in Southeast Asia, based on assumptions the country might have overcome its damaged economic culture.
PTT Station

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Thailand's oil major PTT has plans to open 60 petrol service stations in Laos over the next 5 years as part of its regional...
Microfinance

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The Philippines has been ranked fourth in the global microfinance industry in a poll conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) that included 55...
RVW Thai Wind

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The largest wind farm in Southeast Asia will start operation next month in Thailand’s Nakhon Ratchasima province, with a generation capacity of 103.5 megawatts...
Manila Slum

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The Philippines' president Benigno S. Aquino III has urged foreign investors to look into the bidding of 21 public-private partnership (PPP) projects the country's...
Shopping Mall

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The World Bank is projecting optimistic growth rates for ASEAN-5 countries in its latest report "East Asia and Pacific Economic Data Monitor". Due to...