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Malaysia to scrutinise “dubious” Battersea Power Station deal

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The new Malaysian government will probe and possibly renegotiate the Battersea Power Station deal in London, undertaken by the previous government as part of...
Thailand: Evermore tourists come a-flocking

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Thailand welcomed over 28.8 million international visitors from January to October 2017, the country’s Department of Tourism (DoT) announced. The number accounts for an...
Modest recovery seen for Thailand’s economy – despite Brexit

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Thailand's economy seems to come back on its feet again after the World Bank raised the GDP growth forecast for the country in 2016...
Asian firms with strong UK ties feel the heat after Brexit vote

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Asian companies with investments, services or manufacturing bases in the UK will have to reconsider their ties to the country as it prepares to...
Asia markets in tailspin after Brexit vote, pound tumbles

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The United Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union sent shock waves across Asian markets on June 24 as regional investors were the first...
Royal Brunei signs deal with British Airways

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Royal Brunei Airlines has signed an agreement with British Airways to extend its route network to include a further six UK destinations via London...
Philippines’ San Miguel mulls buying British snack maker

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Philippine conglomerate San Miguel Corp is considering making a bid for British snacks maker United Biscuits, its chief executive said on September 10. Days after...
Genting to spend $1.5b for theme park revamp

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Genting Malaysia, one of Southeast Asia's largest entertainment companies, plans to boost its budget to revamp and upgrade its iconic hilltop resort at Genting...
Please – CSR is not Ethics in Business

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I was watching Lord Adair Turner, the former head of the Financial Services Authority of the UK, on Al Jazeera discussing the topic “Has...
WIEF London to attract more Muslim money to UK

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The 9th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF), held in London from October 29 to 31 for the first time outside an Islamic country, is...
Singapore increases stake in UK’s Royal Mail

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One of Singapore's state investment companies, GIC Private, has bought 41 million shares in the UK's newly privatised delivery company Royal Mail, The Telegraph...
Cambodia’s construction sector booming

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Cambodia's construction sector received a total investment of $2.14 billion in the first eight months of 2013, up 40 per cent over the same...
UK pushes for Philippine-EU free trade agreement

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The British Embassy in Manila on September 26 pushed for the signing of a free trade agreement (FTA) between the Philippines and the European...
Thailand likely to surpass Malaysia in tourism ranking

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Thailand recorded a record growth of visitors in 2013 so far and is likely to surpass its rival Malaysia be the end of the...
Excellency in medicine

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Dr. Chong Su-Lin, CEO of Prince Court, shares her strategy
Tourism: Top 10 foreign spenders in Malaysia

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A new study by credit card firm Visa has listed the top spenders among card holding tourists coming to Malaysia in 2012. The result:...
Tony Blair greeted by protesters in Thailand

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When Ex-UK Prime Minister Tony Blair arrived in Bangkok on September 1 to attend a conference on peace and reconciliation in the Thai capital...
Hong Kong keeps travel alert for Philippines

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Hong Kong has updated its "black travel alert" for the Philippines - a warning to avoid all travel to the nation -, citing the...