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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...
Opium cultivation in Myanmar drops further, UN says

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The area of opium poppy cultivation in Myanmar dropped for the fourth year in a row to 37,300 hectares in 2018 in the two...
Alibaba launches second data center in Indonesia as demand surges

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China's e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, through its cloud computing arm Alibaba Cloud, on January 9 launched its second data center in Indonesia to cope...
Vietnam ride-hailing service expands to Myanmar

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Vietnam’s first homegrown ride-hailing service, FastGo, has kicked off operations in Myanmar as part of its Southeast Asia expansion plans. The firm partnered with...
Thailand legalises medical use of marijuana, a first in Southeast Asia

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Thailand has become the first country in Southeast Asia to approve legal use of marijuana by amending the country’s drug law to allow the...