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Southeast Asia

Bangkok Riverside

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Bangkok, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur made it once again into the top-ten list of most visited cities 2018 issued by business intelligence firm Euromonitor...
Foxconn iPhone

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Taiwanese electronics assembler Foxconn Technology Group is planning to open an iPhone manufacturing facility for Apple in Vietnam to mitigate the effects of the...
Tokopedia Shop

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The annual “e-Conomy Southeast Asia” study conducted by Google and Singapore's state holding company Temasek found that Indonesia’s digital economy is poised to become the...
Typical Thailand Classroom

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The new edition of EF English Proficiency Index (EF EPI), a ranking compiled annually by Swedish education company EF Education First, revealed that English...
New Malaysia Passport

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The Malaysian passport has been ranked fifth among the best passports in the world in terms of visa-free or visa-on-arrival access to other countries...
Makati Philippines Skyline

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The Philippines is more popular for expats within Southeast Asia for those seeking a partner and finding a place to raise their children, but...
Crater Restaurant_Phonsavan_Laos with bomb shells_Arno Maierbrug

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Japan on October 8 pledged to give 900 million yen ($8 million) towards removing unexploded bombs in Laos that were scattered there during the...
Tourists in Malaysia

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Malaysia's Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture is targeting 30 million tourist arrivals in Malaysia by 2020, state news agency Bernama reported. Deputy tourism minister...
Amazon Web Services Office Indonesia

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American IT giant Amazon is planning a 14 trillion-rupiah ($945 million) investment in Indonesia, according to The Straits Times, which referred to local news...
Chinese Property Buyers

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Mainland Chinese property buyers acquired real estate across Asia for $32.9 billion in 2017, up 352.4 per cent from $7.28 billion in 2016, a...
Malaysia Factory Worker

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The Malaysian government will raise and standardise the minimum wage for the private sector across the country as of January 1, 2019, fulfilling one...
Taipei Taiwan Nightview

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Taiwan mulls reducing the number of visa-free entries for citizens of Thailand, the Philippines and Brunei to two times year, down from currently six...
Grab Motorbike

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Singapore ride-hailing company Grab, which claims it holds 65 per cent of Indonesia's ride-hailing market, will invest $250 million through its newly launched unit...
Thailand Digital Money

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The central Bank of Thailand (BoT) revealed on August 22 plans to introduce a state-issued cryptocurrency on R3’s Corda blockchain. The move signifies the...
Jet Fuel

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Indonesia, the world’s top producer of palm oil, has suggested to use palm oil as biofuel in jet fuel and asked Boeing and Airbus...
Boats in Subic Bay, Philippines_Arno Maierbrugger

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Foreign visitor arrivals in the Philippines reached an all-time high of 3.7 million in the first half of 2018, the country’s Department of Tourism...
Fish Village Ratchaburi Thailand (6)_Arno Maierbrugger

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Aficionados of ornamental fish in Asia don't need to look further than Thailand: Here, in Ratchaburi province some 100 kilometers west of Bangkok, the...
Saigon Center

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The Philippines, Indonesia and Vietnam, just behind India, rank within the top four in the latest international consumer confidence survey compiled by US-based research...