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United Arab Emirates

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Omar Borkan Al Gala, the “most handsome Arab” who came to fame after he was given marching orders from Saudi Arabia in April 2013...

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Fake banknotes, most of all the Malaysian ringgit, are being increasingly used in Thailand's south, the Thai Association of Foreign Exchange warned on September...

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A new trade pact, the Gulf Cooperation Council-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (GSFTA) came into effect on September 1, 2013. The GSFTA is a comprehensive free...

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The Philippines' low-cost carrier Cebu Pacific Air said it is considering launching direct flights from Manila to the Qatari capital Doha. Officials from the Manila-based...

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The Indonesian government has said it will  stop to allow domestic helpers to work abroad by 2017 under the country's new Domestic Worker Roadmap,...

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The Philippines is increasingly dependent on its workers not only finding employment abroad, but also propping up the domestic economy. Philippines workers abroad –...

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A recent report by consumer research firm Nielsen showed that people in ASEAN countries are among the world's most confident consumers due to dynamic...

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Despite a travel ban being in place since the 1990s, the number of Saudi tourist to Thailand is growing, Arab media reported on July...

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An interview with San Miguel Pure Foods' president Rita Palabyab

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A UAE mission including halal inspectors recently took a tour of the Philippines to visit poultry plants just weeks after a ban on meats...

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As I cross the city streets and desert dunes of Dubai, I cannot help but wonder how this nation could attain such greatness. Having...

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An United Arab Emirates-based company is among the five businesses that were were granted permission to invest in Myanmar on June 12, according to...

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After five years in a row of missed opportunities, the UAE and Qatar are under consideration for a reclassification from their current frontier market status to that of emerging market, a move deemed overdue by some.

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France has put the Philippines on a blacklist of countries that do not help investigate foreign aid fraud, according to a report published by...

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Eureeca, a crowd investing or crowd sourcing platform targeting growth companies and small & medium businesses to source funding from the crowd, announced its...

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Remittances from Overseas Filipino Workers (OWF) remained strong during the first quarter of 2013. The Philippines Central Bank forecasts a solid 5 per cent annual increase in remittances volume for the full year.

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China and Pakistan have joined the race to build Asia's tallest tower, at least as long as the planned 1 kilometer-high Kingdom Tower in...

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A multi-state visa for ASEAN visitors is a highly desirable and necessary way to improve the region’s growth prospects. And, this will be a great relief for business travelers who want to explore various opportunities in the region.