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Politics

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Cambodia's Ream Naval Base near Sihanoukville is allegedly being used by China The US Treasury Department imposed sanctions...

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An empty restaurant and bar street in Phuket during Thailand's coronavirus lockdown In its aim to revive the...

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The subway will circumvent Makati city A Chinese construction company has been awarded a $1.2-billion contract to build...

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The foreign ministers of Laos, Saleumxay Kommasith (left), and Hungary, Peter Szijjarto, agreed on a new development investment programme

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A canal across the Kra Isthmus would cut the voyage between East Asia and the Indian Ocean short by around 1,100...

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The campaign for Myanmar’s 2020 general election started formally on September 8, with state counsellor Aung San...

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Laos is referred to as the "battery of Southeast Asia" due to its many hydropower plants exporting electricity

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Empty bars in Pattaya's formerly notorious Walking Street Thailand’s resort town of Pattaya, not exactly known for its...
Into the void: Impressions from Naypyidaw

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The government complex in Myanmar's capital Naypyitaw © Arno Maierbrugger Myanmar has shut down its capital Naypyitaw and...

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The China-Laos railway project, originally meant to bring economic growth, is pushing Laos deeper into debt The small...

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In what comes as bad news for Cambodians and the substantial number of foreign digital nomads in...

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Thailand’s tourism industry and with it the country’s entire economy have come under significant distress and will...

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Ghost town: Kuala Lumpur's business district remains deserted Malaysia has extended movement curbs and a ban on foreign...
Duterte wants Sabah, Malaysia says no

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Malaysia’s Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin on August 29 reacted to repeated claims of Philippine politicians and officials...

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Seven Thailand-based low cost airlines, which are struggling with the effects of the prolonged coronavirus crisis on...

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Much like Thailand, Malaysia’s borders will remain closed for international tourists well into 2021 as fears are...

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Singapore’s President Halimah Yacob in a speech to parliament on August 24 said that there was “great...

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Thailand is seeking ways to enter the global trade for medical cannabis after its production and use...