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Thai Election: Army-backed Party Takes Surprise Lead

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The Thai election 2019 took a surprise turn in the afternoon of March 24 as...
Thai Election: Pheu Thai Leads In Early Counts

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Early counts in Thailand's first election since a 2014 coup, held on March 24, indicated populist-liberal Pheu...
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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...
Elections Kick Off In Thailand With High Long Lines At Voting Stations

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Hundreds of thousands of voters across Thailand were heading out on March 17 to cast early ballots, a week ahead the country's first general...
Thailand Pushes Projects For Eastern Economic Corridor

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The Thai government continues to promote investment in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), one of the largest economic initiatives geared particularly towards foreign investors....
World’s Biggest Floating Solar Power Farms Planned In Thailand

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Thailand plans to build the world's largest floating solar farms to boost the country's share of clean energy, Bloomberg News cited Thepparat Theppitak, a...
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...
Scania Opens New Truck And Bus Assembly Plant In Thailand

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Swedish commercial vehicle builder Scania is opening a new assembly facility for trucks and bus chassis in the Bangkok Free Trade Zone in Samut...
Suu Kyi Calls For Investors To Engage In Rakhine State

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Myanmar State Counselor and de facto-leader Aung San Suu Kyi called for investment in the crisis-hit western state of Rakhine on February 22, saying...
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...
Thai Economy Grows Better Than Expected, But Election Looms

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Thailand's economy grew fastest in six years in 2018, with fourth-quarter beating expectations on higher domestic demand and record tourism arrivals. GDP rose 3.7...
Laos A Draw For Investors, But Obstacles Remain

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With growth rates of around seven per cent in recent years, Laos is one of the best performing in ASEAN. The country’s GDP rose...
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...
Chinese Keen On Thai Property

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Chinese buyers and investors continue pouring their money into Thailand's property sector even as the country moves towards an uncertain national election in March. According...
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....
Thailand’s Central Group To Invest $200 Million In Ride-hailing Service Grab

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Bangkok-based family conglomerate Central Group, which is active in retail, real estate, hospitality and restaurants and operates Thailand’s biggest shopping mall, plans to invest...