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Indonesia’s President Widodo Wins Second Term

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Indonesian President Joko Widodo has been elected for a second term, official results of the country's presidential...
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The Thai economy is likely to stay below the 3.5-per cent growth benchmark projected earlier for the...
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The number of Internet users in Indonesia grew by ten per cent last year to 171 million, according...
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The government of Malaysia’s is turning to an alternative form of real estate financing to help resolve...
Bangkok’s Condo Oversupply Puts Pressure On Prices

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An abundance of condominiums is creating a buyer’s market in Bangkok at a time when Thailand’s economy...
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Indonesia is drafting ambitious plans for $412 billion in building projects, from constructing 25 airports to new power...
Duterte Strengthened In Philippine Midterm Elections

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Allies of President Rodrigo Duterte appear to have swept the elections for the Philippine Senate, according to unofficial results...
Thailand To Get Hit By China-us Trade War, Vietnam To Benefit

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Thai exporters will pay a heavy price due to the escalation of the US-China trade war, which will...
Indonesia Is Asean’s Fastest Growing Smartphone Market

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Indonesia is now Southeast Asia’s fastest growing market for smartphones, according to market research firm Canalys. The...
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Malaysia made $20.2 billion in overall tourism revenue last year, its highest ever. Of the total, Chinese...
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A team from China Railway Construction Corporation (CRCC) is in Cambodia and will soon begin a feasibility study on...
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Thailand’s Chearavanont family retains the first spot in the Forbes Thailand Rich List with $29.5 billion...
Singapore Ride-hailing Firm Tada Launches In Cambodia

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Ride-hailing company Tada, a brand of Singapore-based tech firm MVL Technology, announced that it has entered Cambodia through...
Laos Set To Build Up A Startup Community

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Young startups and entrepreneurs in Lao are now being helped to utilise digital technologies to achieve their full...
Chinese Firms Keen On Investment In Subic Bay Shipyard, Clark Air Base

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View over Subic Bay with Hanjin's shipyard in the background © Arno Maierbrugger Chinese businesses are seeking...
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Axiata to merge Asian business with Telenor The two telecom companies Axiata from Malaysia and Telenor from Norway are...
Tourism Arrivals On The Upswing In The Philippines

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International visitor arrivals to the Philippines grew by more than seven per cent to 2.2 million in...
Singapore, Us Return $240 Million In 1mdb Funds To Malaysia

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The Malaysian government will be returned a total of around 936 million ringgit ($226 million) in misappropriated...