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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...
Living in Asia’s top cities most expensive, Singapore, Hong Kong remain on top

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Cities in Asia are becoming more and more expensive to live for expatriates and locals alike, the newly released Worldwide Cost of Living report...
Bangkok dethrones London as world’s most popular travel destination

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Thailand's capital Bangkok has been ranked top of in MasterCard's 2016 list of the world's most popular travel destinations by number of visitors. The...
Two Koreas at the brink of war after exchanging fire

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Just one day after the first-ever concert of a Western rock group, Laibach from Slovenia, in North Korea, the situation on the peninsula seems...
Yangon now costlier for expats than Paris, Abu Dhabi, San Francisco

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With ultra-high rents and stiff prices for utilities, clothes, transport and entertainment, Yangon has made it up in the list of costliest cities for...
Asian cities becoming costly for expat workers

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Asia has become one of the most expensive regions for people working abroad, according to a new survey, with its major cities accounting for...
East Asia’s rapid urbanisation an economic game-changer: World Bank

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Rapid urbanisation in East Asia is transforming the region and will lead to drastic socio-economic changes in the near future, the World Bank said...
Cambodia’s Sihanoukville airport goes international

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Preah Sihanouk International Airport on July 29 welcomed its first non-stop international flight as local carrier Skywings Asia Airlines launched a seasonal flight service...
Thai AirAsia X maiden flight to take off in June

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The new long-haul low-fare airline Thai AirAsia X will make its inaugural flight on June 17, launching a daily service between Bangkok and Seoul,...
Japan aims to lure more ASEAN tourists

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In an effort to compete with South Korea in drawing tourists from the Philippines and other Southeast Asian nations, Japan has been stepping up...
Samsung moves factories from China to Vietnam

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Samsung Electronics, the world's largest smartphone manufacturer, is shifting factories from China to Vietnam to secure lower wages and defend profit margins as growth...
Southeast Asia’s energy hunger needs to be stilled

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The Asian energy ministers’ meeting, the Fifth Asian Ministerial Energy Roundtable held on September 12 in Seoul and co-hosted by South Korea and Qatar,...
Vietjet plans for stock listing

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Vietnam's low-cost airline Vietjet said it is considering an initial public offering (IPO) "in 18 to 24 months"  to fund expansion after becoming profitable...
New fashion trend for Asia’s women: Refrigerator pants

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A new fashion trend originating from South Korea could become the thing all over Southeast Asia: Refrigerator pants. Made from cooling polyester fabrics, these pants...
South Korean consortium firm to build new Myanmar airport

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The Myanmar government has chosen Incheon International Airport Corp. as the preferred bidder for Myanmar’s new $1.1 billion Hanthawaddy International Airport, which is to...
Infographic: Top travel destinations in Asia

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Asia is fast growing to be travel destinations for many tourists and has managed to attract people from all across the world. Countries like...
AirAsia Japan gets grounded by October

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AirAsia's joint venture in Japan will cease operations by October because it is missing profit targets and due to a "fundamental difference of opinion...
Mud madness: Getting dirty in South Korea

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Every year, the little town of Boryeong, some 200 kilometers  southwest of Seoul, South Korea, becomes a tourist hot spot. Attracting about 2 to 3...