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Thailand set to legalise weed for medical use

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Thailand is readying to become the first Asian country to legalise marijuana, albeit just for medical use as the country does not want to...
Canada strips Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi of honorary citizenship

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The Canadian parliament has unanimously voted to strip Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi of her honorary citizenship over her handling of the Rohingya...
Malaysia’s PM suggests review of Trans-Pacific Partnership

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Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad called for a review of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement in an interview with Japan's Nikkei Asian Review...
Indonesia considers joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership

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Indonesia is studying the possibility of joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) without the United States, known as TPP-11. The country will discuss the matter...
UK, Canada issue travel advice ahead of crucial Thai referendum

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The UK, through the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office, issued a travel advice for Thailand ahead of a referendum planned for August 7 on...
Beheading of Canadian fuels “iron fist” approach towards extremists in Philippines

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The beheading of a Canadian hostage by Muslim extremists of Abu Sayyaf group gives presidential frontrunner Rodrigo Duterte a particular special position to underline...
Bruneians could soon need visa to enter EU

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Brunei citizens could be forced to arrange for a visa to visit the European Union as the country, together with the US and Canada,...
Viking Air to expand in Southeast Asia

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Canada's manufacturer of the iconic Twin Otter aircraft, Viking Air, seeks to expand further in Southeast Asia as regional countries respond to a requirement...
Malaysia, Brunei agree on oil cooperation

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Malaysia and Brunei have inked historic deals to jointly drill for oil and gas in the resource-rich waters off the maritime border shared by...
Malaysia’s Progress strikes $1.5b Canada deal

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A Petronas subsidiary that has shelled out billions of dollars to become a major player in Canada’s natural gas industry is further expanding its...
Margins of Cambodia’s garment export shrinking

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Cambodia’s garment exports continued on an upward trend in the first nine months of 2013, but factory profit margins were squeezed due to labour...
Philippines’ Jollibee expands to Indonesia, Canada

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Philippine fast food giant Jollibee Foods Corp. (JFC) is expanding into new territories including Indonesia in 2014 and Canada in 2015, aiming at catering...
Petronas to build $35 billion LNG plant in Canada

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Malaysia's oil and gas giant Petronas will embark on a $35 billion liquid natural gas (LNG) project in Canada following the reversal of Ottawa's...
Canada struggles to get noticed in Southeast Asia

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Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper, who arrived for a three-day visit in Kuala Lumpur on October 4, seems to have picked the wrong timing...
‘Most handsome’ Arab makes Vietnamese girls sob

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Omar Borkan Al Gala, the “most handsome Arab” who came to fame after he was given marching orders from Saudi Arabia in April 2013...
Hong Kong keeps travel alert for Philippines

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Hong Kong has updated its "black travel alert" for the Philippines - a warning to avoid all travel to the nation -, citing the...
Stuart-Williamson

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A global investment guide by Stuart Williamson, CEO Montpelier Malaysia
Malaysia reluctant to join TPP

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Malaysia has said its participation in the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership would depend on "ensuring its sovereignty" in the pact which aims to combine the...