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South Korea

New ASEAN Secretary-General takes office

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Vietnam's Deputy Foreign Minister Le Luong Minh took over the office as ASEAN Secretary-General at a hand-over ceremony on January 7 at the ASEAN...
Myanmar cuts power for industrial zones

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Suffering from sever power undersupply, Myanmar has been forced to start cutting power to the country's industrial zones by 7 hours per day effective...
Singapore closely avoids recession

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Singapore escaped a technical recession after the economy grew in the fourth quarter of 2012 by 1.8 per cent over the third quarter, the...
Thai food giant plans $2.5b expansion

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Charoen Pokphand Foods (CP Foods), Thailand's largest agro business conglomerate, has said it will spend 75 billion baht ($2.5 billion) to expand its domestic...
Tourism arrivals in Laos surge 14%

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Laos is one of the Southeast Asian countries strongly benefiting from the booming tourism industry in the region. Tourism officials in the landlocked country...
Merry Christmas in the East: The gift of Asian spending

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Despite having relatively small Christian population, Asian nations have come to represent the epitome of contemporary Christmas commercialism, offsetting lower spending in crisis-rocked Europe, writes Justin Calderon.
Thailand tourism arrivals soaring

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Tourism numbers in Thailand are projected to grow by another 10 per cent to 23 million in 2013, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT)...

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Cambodia's total import and export volume was $12.31 billion in the first eleven months of 2012, up 17.5 per cent over the same period...
ChinaMiddleClass

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In the coming realignment of world powers, emerging nations in Asia will play a key role and are set to become dominant global political...
Jakarta5

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A new report ranks Jakarta, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur among the top five real estate investment markets out of 22 in Asia-Pacific, along with...
Manila1

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Japanese and South Korean companies have been steadily escaping rising wages and nationalism in China and relocating to the Philippines, contributing to the $1...

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It’s time for the Gulf Cooperation Council to look East. Global capital is now ending up in Southeast Asia, a region identified as new investment haven with growth prospects unheard of at present times
Philippines Smart Cities

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Britain has expressed interest in increasing trade and investments in the Philippines, particularly in information and communications technology and public-private partnership projects, the British...
Moon

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A new survey by US-based Internet security company Renesys shows highly different levels of Internet blackout risks among ASEAN countries. While Malaysia and Indonesia...
Yangon Brk3

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Private equity fund Silk Road Management has launched an equity index to track the stocks of Myanmar-related publicly listed companies in Thailand, South Korea...
Obama Hun Sen

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Newly re-minted President Barack Obama made history twice today by setting out on two landmark visits, first to Myanmar and then to Cambodia where...
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...
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),...