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Politics

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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 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...
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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...
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...
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...
Vietnam Gets 3,000 Electric Buses To Reduce Emission And Noise On The Roads

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A new non-profit bus service will bring at least 3,000 new electric buses to Vietnamese roads next...
Cambodia To Extract And Export Its Own Crude Oil

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After nearly two decades of discussions and proposals, Cambodia has announced it will begin to extract oil for...
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...
Singapore’s Startup Ecosystem Grows To 150 Vc Funds

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Singapore’s ambition to create an ecosystem to support startups is gaining ground as the city-state is meanwhile home...
Thailand Tourism Arrivals, Spending Drop For The First Time In Years

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Thailand for the first time since 2014 – the year of the latest military coup – is faced...
Thailand, Laos, China To Sign Pact On High-speed Railway

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Thailand has agreed to sign a memorandum of cooperation with China and Laos for a rail link...