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Filipino jeepney drivers protest against phase-out plans for old vehicles

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The US-China trade war is hitting the Philippine economy © Arno Maierbrugger The World Bank has downgraded its...
Vietnam Economy Blasts Off With 7.3% In Third Quarter

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Vietnam’s economic growth quickened in the third quarter, underpinned by solid growth in exports and manufacturing, the General Statistics...
Malaysians Are Southeast Asia’s Fattest, But Vietnam Is Catching Up Fast

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Source: WHO The number of overweight and obese people is rising in Southeast Asia, with Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore...
Cloud Kitchens A New Food Delivery Concept For Southeast Asia

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A new concept of food delivery is picking up traction in Southeast Asia: Delivery-only kitchens, or so-called...
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Axiata to merge Asian business with Telenor The two telecom companies Axiata from Malaysia and Telenor from Norway are...
Thailand Tourism Arrivals, Spending Drop For The First Time In Years

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Thailand for the first time since 2014 – the year of the latest military coup – is faced...
Over 190 Million Indonesians Go To World’s Largest Polls

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Photo courtesy: AFP More than 190 million Indonesians, including some two million living overseas, are set...
Laos Launches E-visa This June

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In a bid to attract more tourists and reduce waiting times at border checkpoints, Laos’ ministry of...
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Myanmar is close to legalize casino gambling in a bid to boost the local tourism industry and attract...
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US petroleum and natural gas exploration company Murphy Oil Corp is exiting Malaysia with a $2.13 billion sale...
Happiness Dropped In Thailand, Malaysia: Un Report

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The newly released World Happiness Report 2019 by the United Nations shows that most Southeast Asian countries...
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The Philippine transport regulator Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on March 19 rejected an appeal...
Vietnam Inks $21-billion Aviation Deals With Boeing, Ge

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Two Vietnamese budget airlines signed $20.9 billion worth of deals on February 27 to purchase planes from Boeing and engines from General Electric (GE)...
Go-jek’s Ride-hailing Service Launched As “get” In Thailand

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Indonesian ride-hailing app Go-Jek officially launched its operations in Thailand on February 27 as part of its expansion into Southeast Asia. Under the brand...
Cambodia Named Cheapest Place To Retire

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Cambodia has been named the cheapest place to retire in 2019 by International Living, a magazine that focuses on the best places to live...
Bangkok Now Second Most Expensive City To Live In Southeast Asia

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Thailand’s capital Bangkok has now become the second most expensive city to live in within ASEAN, only beaten by Singapore, according to a new...
Filipinos Spend More Than 10 Hours Online Per – World Record

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The Philippines are topping the global country ranking of Internet usage per day with an average ten hours and 2 minutes of screen time....
Hcmc, Hanoi, Manila, Bangkok Among World’s Most Dynamic Cities

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Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi appear prominently among the global Top 10 most dynamically growing cities in the new City Momentum Index...