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It’s Settled: Indonesia Moves Capital City

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Jakarta is overcrowded and sinking into the sea Indonesian President Joko Widodo has approved a long-term plan for the...
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...
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...
Zain supports start-up scene in Jordan

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When it comes to supporting entrepreneurship and youth employment in the Middle East and North Africa, Zain Jordan is taking a large step forward. Last...
South China Sea dispute escalates over oil rig (video)video

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Vietnam warned China that it would take all necessary measures to defend its interests in the South China Sea if Beijing does not remove...
Thailand remains on US piracy list

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Thailand remains on the US Priority Watch List (PWL) for intellectual-property violations for the eighth year as the country still stands accused of turning...
Obama expected to push for closer ties with ASEAN during visit

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US President Barack Obama's visit to Asia, which includes Japan, South Korea, Malaysia and the Philippines, at the end of April is expected to...
World Bank trims East Asia 2014 growth forecasts

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The World Bank trimmed its 2014 growth forecast for developing East Asia but said the region's economies were likely to see steady growth in...
First-of-its-kind apps gallery for smart cities launched

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The Washington, DC-based Smart Cities Council, an industry coalition to advance smart city development and innovation, has announced the launch of a first-of-its-kind Smart...
Southeast Asian nations angry over NSA spying

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Southeast Asian governments - together with China - have demanded an explanation from Washington over media reports that US and Australian embassies in the...
After Obama, Kerry cancels Philippines trip

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US Secretary of State John Kerry, who was supposed to make a visit to the Philippines on behalf of US President Barack Obama on...
Asian shares dip on continued US shutdown

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Shares throughout Asia came under pressure on October 7 as politicians in Washington showed no signs of making progress to resolve the US budget...
Obama cancels trips to Indonesia, Brunei

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President Barack Obama canceled plans to attend summits in Indonesia and Brunei on October 10 due to the continued US government shutdown. The US...
Obama also cancels Philippines visit

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After the White House said that US President Barack Obama will cancel his trip to Malaysia, it added on October 2 that the president...
Obama in the Philippines from Oct. 11-12

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US President Barack Obama is expected to arrive in Manila on October 11 for a two-day visit, both governments announced on September 14. The Philippines...
Obscure life of Philippines’ ex-dictator Marcos exposed

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New secret documents revealed by whistleblower platform Wikileaks show the ostentatious display of wealth and the obscure sense of humour of former Philippine President...
Travel feature: A monster of a guest – Wife-zilla

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It was February 2001 and we were hosting a VIP global leadership conference at my hotel in Montego Bay, Jamaica. The COO of the...
EU set to lift most Myanmar sanctions

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The European Union is expected to lift all sanctions on Myanmar shortly, except for an arms embargo, in recognition of the "remarkable process of...