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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...
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...
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, Laos, Cambodia Join Forces To Develop Tourism

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Tourism officials from Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam are discussing a draft plan on tourism development in the...
Malaysia’s Karex Adds More Spice To Its Condom Portfolio

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Port Klang, Malaysia-based Karex Bhd., the world’s largest condom maker, is living up to its reputation of...
Thailand Revises Tourism Arrival Forecast Downwards

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Thailand’s tourism and sports ministry has cut its foreign arrivals forecast to 39-39.8 million this year, down from...
Vietnam Among Top Ten Fastest-growing Tourism Destinations

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Nha Trang beach, one of Vietnam's tourism highlights © Arno Maierbrugger Vietnam has been ranked as one of...
Singapore Budget Hotel Startup Gets $70 Million In Fresh Funding

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Singapore-based hotel startup RedDoorz, which provides affordable lodging in Southeast Asia, has raised $70 million from investors it intends...
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Cambodia will no longer issue licenses to online gambling businesses, and all existing licenses will not be...
Singapore Launches E-arrival Card For Foreign Visitors

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Foreign visitors traveling to Singapore using selected transport services can now submit electronic arrival cards up to 14...
Hong Kong Protests Hit Tourism In Southeast Asia

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Tourism officials in Southeast Asia have warned about disruptive effects on tourism caused by the Hong Kong...
Tourism Arrivals In Philippines, Cambodia Jump

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Tourism arrivals have been significantly rising in both the Philippines and Cambodia in the first half of...
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The Philippine government approved a plan to build a new $14.5-billion international airport for Metro Manila that...
Malaysia Imposes Airport Departure Tax Of Up To $36

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Malaysia  will introduce an airport departure levy of up to 150 ringgit ($36) for all passengers flying...
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The main section of the first huge Mekong river bridge for the China-Laos high speed railway connection...
Tourism Arrivals In The Philippines Show Rising Trend

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The Philippines welcomed 7.13 million international tourist arrivals last year, a record surpassing the 6.62 million visitors...