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Laos’ Big China-backed Projects Bring Debt And Hurt The Poor: Expert

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A United Nations human rights expert has urged communist-ruled Laos to focus less on foreign-invested dam and railway contracts...
Indonesia Grounds All Boeing 737 Max 8 Jets Over Safety Concerns

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Indonesia, alongside China and Ethiopia, has grounded all Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft following the Ethiopian Airlines crash on March 10 that killed all...
Fmalaysia Open To Resume Mh370 Plane Search

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Malaysia will consider resuming the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 if companies interested in the hunt come forward with viable proposals or...
Malaysia’s New Attraction: Durian Tourism

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Malaysia, well known as a country with delicious durian fruits, now plans to go big on durian tourism, Deputy Agriculture and Agro-based Industries Minister...
Suu Kyi Calls For Investors To Engage In Rakhine State

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Myanmar State Counselor and de facto-leader Aung San Suu Kyi called for investment in the crisis-hit western state of Rakhine on February 22, saying...
Malaysia Gets First Robot Hotel

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Becoming increasingly popular in countries such as Japan, Singapore, China and Taiwan, the trend now comes to Southeast Asia: The first robot hotel will...
Laos A Draw For Investors, But Obstacles Remain

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With growth rates of around seven per cent in recent years, Laos is one of the best performing in ASEAN. The country’s GDP rose...
Chinese Keen On Thai Property

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Chinese buyers and investors continue pouring their money into Thailand's property sector even as the country moves towards an uncertain national election in March. According...
Yangon To Get Skytrain

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China has proposed to fund a $1.5-billion elevated railway project in Myanmar’s commercial capital, Yangon. China Railway Eryuan Engineering Group Co., Ltd (CREEC) made...
Corruption Is Getting Worse In Asia, Report Shows

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With an average score of just 44 out of 100 for three consecutive years, the Asia-Pacific region is making little progress in the fight...
Hcmc, Hanoi, Manila, Bangkok Among World’s Most Dynamic Cities

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Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi appear prominently among the global Top 10 most dynamically growing cities in the new City Momentum Index...
Malaysia Cancels $20-billion Rail Project With Chinese Contractor

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Malaysia’s economics minister on January 26 said that the government will cancel its $20-billion East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project with contractor China Communications...
Vietnam tourism arrivals surge 20%, hit new record

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Vietnam closed 2018 almost spot on its target of tourist arrivals, counting 15,497,791 international visitors which represented an increase of 19.9 per cent over...
Philippines to sign OFW pact with Russia

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The Philippine Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is set to sign a bilateral agreement with Russia on the deployment of overseas Filipino workers...
China to build $4.4-billion steel complex in the Philippines

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The Philippine government on December 14 signed a memorandum of understanding with Chinese companies for the joint implementation of the “Philippine Iron and Steel...
Foxconn plans iPhone plant in Vietnam in response to US-China trade war

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Taiwanese electronics assembler Foxconn Technology Group is planning to open an iPhone manufacturing facility for Apple in Vietnam to mitigate the effects of the...
Foreign direct investment into Malaysia increased 350% in past three quarters

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Malaysia’s foreign direct investments (FDI) volume increased to 49 billion ringgit ($11.72 billion) for the first nine months of this year compared with the...
Chinese firm to create 50,000 jobs in Mindanao

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Panhua Group, a Chinese steel company, will set up a steel factory  for $3.5 billion in investment at the PHIVIDEC Industrial Estate of the...