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Trump-kim Meeting To Be Held In Vietnam On Feb 27-28

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US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will hold a much-anticipated second summit on February 27 and 28 in Vietnam, with...
Vietnam keen to host next Trump-Kim summit

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Vietnam has expressed interest in hosting the second US-North Korea summit, while high-level officials of the two countries were confirmed to have visited Vietnam...
Khmer Rouge tribunal coming to an end with final verdicts

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The tribunal judging the criminal responsibility of former Khmer Rouge leaders for the deaths of an estimated 1.7 million Cambodians is expected to issue...
Thailand set to legalise weed for medical use

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Thailand is readying to become the first Asian country to legalise marijuana, albeit just for medical use as the country does not want to...
Vietnam demands Monsanto pay its dues for Agent Orange

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Vietnam has demanded US chemical giant Monsanto pay compensation to the victims of Agent Orange, which the company supplied to the US military during...
Indonesia proposes palm oil to be used as 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...
New US sanctions against Myanmar military in Rohingya crisis

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The US broadened its sanctions against Myanmar on August 17, blacklisting four commanders and two units of security forces for their alleged role in...
Trump backs boycott of Thai-made Harley-Davidson bikes

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In what is probably a first in US history, an acting president publicly supported calls for a boycott of a US product, and, with...
Cambodia opposition bemoans “death of democracy” after ruling party claimes landslide win

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Prime Minister Hun Sen’s ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) said on July 30 it had won all 125 parliamentary seats up for grabs in...
Harley Davidson’s new Thailand plant comes at the right moment

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Harley Davidson, the US motorcycle maker which will open a new plant in Thailand later this year, retrospectively has made the right decision at...
Kim Jong-un arrives in Singapore for meeting with Trump in Sentosa

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US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will hold their historic Singapore summit at the Capella Hotel on the city-state’s Sentosa...
Security headaches for Singapore ahead of Trump-Kim meeting

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More than 5,000 expected reporters, hundred of security staff for each the US and North Korean delegations, and dozens of high-ranking officials turn the...
Trump-Kim date set for June 12 in Singapore

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Donald Trump will meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on June 12 in Singapore, the US President tweeted on May 10, calling it "a...
US-China tensions a problem for ASEAN, says Singapore PM

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Thailand ready to host meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un

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Thailand’s Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai on April 24 said teh country was willing to host a meeting between US President Donald Trump and North...
Indonesia considers joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership

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Indonesia is studying the possibility of joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) without the United States, known as TPP-11. The country will discuss the matter...
Foreign investment in the Philippines hits another high

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The Philippines recorded another all-time high in foreign direct investments (FDI) in 2017, although the growth was substantially lower than in 2016. The volume...
Trump’s trade war antics start worrying Thailand

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Moves of the US administration to impose new tariffs and duties on a variety of imported products leaves Thailand worrying about its potential to...