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The newest edition of the annual Knight Frank Wealth Report found that wealth creation in Vietnam has been accelerating at the fastest pace of...

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More than one tenth of the Thai population is still living below the poverty line even though the country's GDP would be high enough...

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The new Democracy Index 2016 released be the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) defines Thailand under the current junta as "hybrid regime" which is one...

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The new Corruption Perception Index 2016 issued by Transparency International on January 25 paints no flattering picture of Southeast Asia as corruption in the...

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Southeast Asian countries in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) pact, namely Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam and Brunei, are now looking for alternative solutions after new US...

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The inauguration of Donald Trump as 45th President of the United States on January 20 brings with it a number of uncertainties and conflicts...

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Malaysians can look forward to a brighter year as the country witnessed impressive growth that Europe and North America "could only dream of," Malaysian...

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Despite domestic and regional criticism, the government of Laos sticks to its plan to build more hydropower plants in the country in its aim...

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The newly released English Proficiency Index by Switzerland-based education company Education First, one of the most authoritative studies on English language abilities worldwide, brought...

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Donald Trump's victory in the US presidential election poses significant new risks for the Asia-Pacific region, notably China and other important trading partners of...

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The world's two largest Internet retail companies, US-based Amazon and China's Alibaba, will need to brace themselves for some serious rivalry in Singapore and...

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Thailand is the latest country looking to toughen tax collection rules for internet and technology firms like Google, Amazon and Facebook as the tax...

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Barack Obama will be the first acting US president to visit the communist nation of Laos when he will partake in the 11th East...

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"Thailand 4.0" is the new catchphrase for the Thai government in its aim to groom the country's start-up scene to an extent that Thailand...

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) in its newly released Asian Development Outlook 2016 notes that growth in Southeast Asia has slowed, mainly due to...

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Vietnam, the largest market for beer in Southeast Asia, is increasingly attracting foreign brewers even though the country already has a sizeable number of...

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A series of attacks allegedly or admittedly committed by radical Islamists shook Southeast Asia in the last week of Ramadan, the Muslim holy month...

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While April in Thailand is typically hot and sweaty, this year, it is super-hot. The mercury in some of the worst affected northern provinces...