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Singapore beats London, New York, San Francisco as best smart city

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Singapore tops the list of the world's best performing smart cities ahead of London, New York, San Francisco and Chicago in a new study...
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...
Formula One street race in Hanoi looks like a done deal

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Vietnam could be added to the annual Formula 1 Grand Prix series as early as in 2020, according to former Formula One tycoon Bernie...
Indonesia needs $20 billion for tourism development

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Indonesia's initiative to create and promote ten "new Balis" - ten new tourists destinations that could become as popular as the crowded holiday island...
Singapore, Makati, Bangkok: Highest cost of living in Southeast Asia

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The 2018 Cost of Living Index compiled by crowd-sourced global database Numbeo ranked Singapore, Makati and Bangkok as the three cities with the highest...
Thailand, Laos, China to enter talks about high-speed railway

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Laos will be joining Thailand and China for talks about connecting the planned regional high-speed train network from Thailand’s northeastern city of Nong Khai...
Singapore, Malaysia’s bourses to set up trading link

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Singapore and Malaysia unveiled a plan to create a trading link between each other by the end of this year that will allow each...
Singapore hits back at “boring” classification with witty video

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The Singapore Tourism Board posted a response to a city ranking by travel guide magazine Time Out which placed the city as second-most boring...
Singapore bans sale of new cars and motorcycles

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Starting February 1, 2018, the Singapore government is prohibiting the sale of new cars and also of motorcycles as the small city state is...
Singapore job market declined for the first time in 14 years

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Singapore's total working population, excluding foreign domestic workers, shrank for the first time since 2003 by an estimated 10,700 last year, according to preliminary...
Singapore’s economy picks up steam

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Singapore's gross domestic product expanded 3.5 per cent in 2017, backed by "the global economic upswing" and improved productivity, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong...
Thailand-China high-speed train construction kicks off

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After quite a long discussion about payments details and technical responsibilities, the construction of the Thai-Chinese high-speed railway line eventually got started. The line...
Singapore taxi firm buys majority of local Uber unit

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Singapore’s largest taxi company ComfortDelGro Corp. said it bought 51 per cent of Uber Technologies’ Singapore car rental unit for $218 million and will...
Singapore a haven for video piracy, industry group claims

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A group of large US entertainment companies, including Walt Disney, Sony Entertainment, Viacom. 20th Century Fox and HBO, as well as sports bodies such...
Singapore set to hike taxes

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Singapore will be raising its taxes as money demand from the government grows for spending on infrastructure and social services such as healthcare, said...
Brunei diplomat to become new ASEAN Secretary-General

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Lim Jock Hoi, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Brunei, has been appointed as the next Secretary-General of the...
FDI into ASEAN down 20%, Indonesia, Thailand drop the most

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Foreign direct investments (FDI) flows into the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) fell by 20 per cent to $96.7 billion in 2016, the...
ASEAN to start talks about admitting East Timor

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The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will convene a meeting of senior officials next month to discuss admitting East Timor as a member. The...