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Thailand, Cambodia To Connect Capital Markets

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Thailand’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Securities and Exchange Commission of Cambodia (SECC) on...
Malaysians Are Southeast Asia’s Fattest, But Vietnam Is Catching Up Fast

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Source: WHO The number of overweight and obese people is rising in Southeast Asia, with Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore...
Thailand Seeks To Lure Companies Fleeing China With 50% Tax Break

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The Thai government has introduced a package of incentives for companies in China affected by the China-US trade...
Cambodia Could Reverse Ban On Online Gambling

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The Cambodian government may reverse its decision to shut down its online gambling industry, risking the ire...
Hong Kong Businesses Consider Move To Singapore: Survey

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Almost a quarter of businesses in a new survey by the American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore...
Cloud Kitchens A New Food Delivery Concept For Southeast Asia

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A new concept of food delivery is picking up traction in Southeast Asia: Delivery-only kitchens, or so-called...
Thailand’s High-speed Train Could Fuel Property Boom In Northeast

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As investors and large-scale developers continue to focus on Bangkok and Thailand’s main tourist destinations such as...
Finally: Thailand To Legalise Ride-sharing Services

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Thailand has drafted guidelines to finally regulate ride-hailing companies and aims to legalise existing and new services...
Thailand’s Tourism Industry Feels The Heat From Strong Baht, Fewer Visitors

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Thailand’s tourism industry, which accounts for at least a fifth of the country’s GDP, is coming under...
(De)constructing Sihanoukville – a photoblog

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Sihanoukville, Cambodia's new casino flash point © Arno Maierbrugger Around 120,000 Chinese nationals out of a total expat...
Thailand Trailing Far Behind In Company Digitisation: Un Report

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Thailand appears as a laggard in company digitization globally despite its widely-announced aim to expand its digital ec9onomy...
Indonesia’s New Capital To Be Inspired By Silicon Valley

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Indonesian President Joko Widodo wants to model his country’s planned new capital on Borneo island after California's...
Vietnam Airlines Secures License For Direct Us Flights

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Vietnam Airlines has been allowed by the US Federal Aviation Administration to operate direct flights from Hanoi and...
Thailand’s High-speed Railway To Start Operations In 2023

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The first leg of a planned high-speed railway running between Thailand and China will be operating by 2023,...
Vietnam Expects $800 Million In Startup Investments This Year

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Vietnam's startup sector is growing at a rapid pace despite the global economic slump, closing up to...
Brunei Drives Professional Gaming Sports

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The Esports Association of Brunei has been launched by a group of ten of the leading gaming...
Space-starved Singapore Is Going Subterranean

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Instead of building more high-rises and reclaiming land from the sea, the Singapore government in its quest...
Google To Move Smartphone Production From China To Vietnam

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Google is planning to move the production of its Pixel smartphones from China to Vietnam as the company...