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New US tariffs sad news for Malaysian solar panel exporters

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Malaysia as the largest photovoltaic (PV) exporter to the US internationally with a market share of 30 per cent of PV imports is likely...
US firms in Malaysia not amused about boycott action

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Calls by some Malaysian politicians and Muslim activists to boycott Israel- and US-related products after US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the...
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...
Cambodia garment makers get nervous over Hun Sen’s policies

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The Cambodian textile and garment sector, the main pillar of the impoverished country’s export industry, starts feeling the heat of Prime Minister Hun Sen’s...
Cambodia faces international action after opposition party ban

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The ban of Cambodia’s largest opposition party Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) by the country’s Supreme Court ahead of elections is not at all...
FDI into ASEAN down 20%, Indonesia, Thailand drop the most

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Foreign direct investments (FDI) flows into the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) fell by 20 per cent to $96.7 billion in 2016, the...
Thai aviation safety upgrade to boost air traffic

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Smaller airlines in Thailand, as well as discount carriers, are expected to benefit the most from the lifting of a red flag classification against...
Trump tells Prayuth that Thailand should buy more from US

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Thailand's trade surplus with the US was one of the key issues discussed during Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha's meeting with US President Donald...
Most global cyberattacks launched from Singapore, IT security firm says

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Singapore has transformed into a global hub for cyberattacks and overtaken nations such as the US, Russia and China in this role, at least...
Thailand’s exports surge despite strong baht

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Despite a considerably strong domestic currency, Thailand’s exports in August grew at their fastest pace since January 2013, far better than expected as demand...
Indonesia to trade palm oil and coffee for Russian fighter jets

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In good old COMECON style, Russia will accept payments from Indonesia for Russian-built fighter planes in commodities such as palm oil and coffee, reports...
Malaysians close to traveling visa-free to the US

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The US is in the last stages of a decision finding process of whether to grant Malaysian passport holders visa waiver status by including...
Trump makes it harder for Southeast Asians to obtain US visas

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An increasing number of acts of terrorism and violent attacks, the spread of Islamist ideas and serious incidents of human trafficking from Southeast Asia...
Harley-Davidson builds factory in Thailand

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In what is quite a contradiction to US President Donald Trump's motto "Buy American, hire American," iconic US motorbike maker Harley-Davidson announced on May...
Trans-Pacific Partnership to go ahead – without the US

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Countries in the economic pact of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreed on May 21 to move on with the multilateral trade deal without the...
Trump invites Thai, Philippine, Singapore leaders to White House

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US President Donald Trump in calls with Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on...
Cambodia kicks out US aid programme

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The Cambodian government scrapped a long-standing U.S. military development aid programme and ordered its members to leave the country. Phnom Penh has asked the US...
Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia on Trump’s ‘trade cheater’ list

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Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia are among 16 nations US President Donald Trump put on a list of countries against whom the US runs a...