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Myanmar, China agree on new deep sea-port on cheaper terms

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Myanmar and China have signed an agreement on November 8 on a controversial deep sea port project in the Bay of Bengal, allowing Beijing...
Philippines to sign $3.3-billion railway loan deal with China

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Philippine President Duterte and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping are set to sign this month a 175-billion pesos ($3.3 billion) credit deal to build...
Thailand worried by plunge in Chinese tourist arrivals

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As the number of Chinese tourist arrivals in Thailand keeps tumbling, dragging down overall visitor growth in the country, Thailand is dimming the outlook...
Agreement signed to build China-Myanmar Economic Corridor

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Myanmar and China signed a memorandum of understanding to set up the China-Myanmar Economic Corridor (CMEC) as part of Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative,...
Thailand seeks to lure more electric vehicle makers

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Thailand’s Board of Investment (BOI) has announced new packages and privileges for electric vehicle companies to establish operations in the Eastern Economic Corridor, a...
Malaysia axes Chinese-backed pipeline projects worth $3-billion

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The Malaysian government has finally decided to cancel three China-backed pipeline projects after halting work on them, The Financial Times wrote. The report said...
Vietnam orders military hardware from Russia for $1 billion

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Vietnam has placed orders for Russian weapons and military services worth more than $1 billion, Russia’s state news agency TASS reported, according to Reuters.  “We...
Chinese to build $1.2-billion “vacation town” in Cambodia from scratch

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Chinese developer Tianjin Union Development Group has unveiled plans for yet another project called “Tourism Vacation Town” in Cambodia that will cost $1.2 billion...
Chinese poured $32.9 billion into Asia property last year, Thailand top destination

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Mainland Chinese property buyers acquired real estate across Asia for $32.9 billion in 2017, up 352.4 per cent from $7.28 billion in 2016, a...
Indonesia invites China to take part in multi-billion infrastructure projects

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While Malaysia just has expressed unease about alleged infavourable repercussions of Chinese investments in construction and infrastructure in the country, Indonesia is fully optimistic...
Foreigners banned from buying property in large Chinese project in Malaysia’s Johor

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Foreigners will not be allowed to buy residential units anymore in a huge development in Johor state in southern Peninsular Malaysia backed by Chinese...
Laos next target for Chinese tourist “invasion”

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With hordes of Chinese tourists overrunning one Southeast Asian country after the other as a result of a new travel freedom and rising spending...
Malaysia shelves Belt and Road projects with China

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Malaysia has cancelled two multi-billion dollar projects that were part of China’s ambitious Belt and Road project, with Prime Minister Mahathir Mohammad saying that...
New US sanctions against Myanmar military in Rohingya crisis

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The US broadened its sanctions against Myanmar on August 17, blacklisting four commanders and two units of security forces for their alleged role in...
No more “foreign garbage” imports to Thailand

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Thailand will ban imports of 432 types of scrap electronics within six months, an Environment Ministry official said on August 16, the latest country...
Myanmar set to turn into major gold exporter

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Myanmar`s Ministry of Commerce is in the process of officially removing a regulation that prevented traders to export gold for more than five decades,...
Thailand opens “VIP” immigration lanes exclusively for Chinese visitors

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Thailand’s authorities introduced special immigration lanes at five international airports in the country just for Chinese visitors, saying it was for their “ease and...
Myanmar significantly scales down Chinese-backed port project

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The Myanmar government is scaling down plans for a Chinese-backed port on its western coast in Kyaukpyu in a move to avoid running into...