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South Korean industry giant Samsung is considering investing in Vietnam’s power sector, the country's Department of Energy said on September 7. Samsung will survey 5...

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A new study by credit card firm Visa has listed the top spenders among card holding tourists coming to Malaysia in 2012. The result:...

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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...

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Exports of textiles and garments of ASEAN member countries to the US and European Union markets declined in 2012, the Taiwan Textile Federation (TTF)...

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Lao Airlines, Laos' national carrier, is planning to buy 2 twin-engine turboprops ATR72-600 aircraft next year and 2 Airbus 320s in 2015 to cope...

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The 16 economic ministers of Asean+6 (10 ASEAN nations and China, South Korea, Japan, India, Australia and New Zealand) have agreed at a meeting...

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Pattaya, the popular beach town in southeastern Thailand, counted record visitor numbers in 2012 of 8.3 million people, both local and foreign, the Tourism...

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Malaysia has said its participation in the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership would depend on "ensuring its sovereignty" in the pact which aims to combine the...

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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...

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In July, a European Union-sponsored study found that Indonesia and India kill the most sharks of all countries. The purpose of the study was...

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Vietnam's automotive industry faces a major challenge under commitments to the ASEAN Free Trade Area (Afta) which will abolish auto import taxes in 2018. The...

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A second arterial highway linking Vietnam’s commercial capital Ho Chi Minh City with the Mekong Delta and southern coastal regions will be built with...

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The sheer magnitude of the US-led Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has not been lost on Putrajaya. The ambitious free trade agreement (FTA) involving 12 nations...

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Malaysian Biotechnology Corp, a government agency focused on promoting investment in Malaysia's biotech sector, said on July 31 it expects to record or surpass...

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As a no-questions-asked investor, China has been a clever bedfellow with Myanmar, notably the former military junta, a history that skewers sentiment negatively amid...

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Interview with Dan Lachica, President of SEIPI, Philippines

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A price comparison between popular Apple gadgets in Asia brought to light that almost all of them are cheapest to purchase in Malaysia at...

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South Korea will provide Cambodia with $200 million as a loan for road and dam projects, according to the Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs,...