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Malaysia’s Grey Economy At 21% Of Gdp

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The size of Malaysia’s shadow economy stands at around 300 billion ringgit a year, more than...
Thailand’s English Language Proficiency Drops To “very Low”

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Sign in a grocery store in Bangkok As every expat knows and foreign visitors are soon to realise,...
Thailand’s Digital Economy To Grow To $50 Billion By 2025

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In Thailand, the digital economy is expected to grow to a volume $50 billion by 2025 from...
Indonesia’s Gojek To Enter Ride-hailing Market In Malaysia, Philippines Next Year

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Indonesia’s ride-hailing giant Gojek will expand into Malaysia and the Philippines by 2020 as the company is looking...
Brunei Opens Largest Rice Farm To Boost Food Self-sufficiency

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Brunei’s largest commercial rice farm has begun operations in Kandol in the western district of Belait, with...
Online Spending In Southeast Asia To Quadruple To $120 Billion By 2025

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E-commerce spending in Southeast Asia will increase nearly fourfold to $120.9 billion by 2025 from $31.3 billion...
Singapore’s First Automated Underground Bicycle Parking System Flops

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Singapore’s first automated subterranean parking system for bicycles, launched with much fanfare in January last year, will close...
Thailand Will Be Host To World’s First Cannabis Festival

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Thailand will host what it calls the “World Ganja Festival” next year, an event organised by the...
Brunei’s Youth Unemployment Highest In Southeast Asia: Imf

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Not much signs of wealth inside Brunei's floating villages © Arno Maierbrugger At a whopping 31.7...
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Ten amazing Filipino comfort food restaurants in Metro Manila By Jeremiah Capacillo
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UK-based company Skyports Ltd. is building the world’s first “vertiport” for electric aircraft in Singapore, an early...
Singapore Smartest  City In Southeast Asia, Others Not So…

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Traffic congestion in Metro Manila Singapore made it to the top of the Smart City Index 2019, the...
Philippines Has Lowest Female Labour Participation In Southeast Asia

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Women in jobs or seeking work in the Philippines made up less than half the female working-age population...
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Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on the sidelines of the 74th Session of the United Nations General...
Majority Of Filipinos Content With Bloody Anti-drug Campaign

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A great majority in a representative poll amongst 1,200 Filipinos is satisfied with President Rodrigo Duterte’s bloody...
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Sport officials in Vietnam expect visitor numbers of no less than 300,000 for the country's first Formula One...
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...
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...