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(De)constructing Sihanoukville – a photoblog

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Let’s call it nostalgia, or call it utter astonishment – but something is happening WITH Sihanoukville. Something irreversible. We know what’s happening IN Sihanoukville since...
Myanmar grants free visas for Chinese, Japanese and South Koreans as visitor numbers dwindle

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Myanmar will grant free visa allowances to Chinese, South Korean and Japanese nationals from August 1 onwards in a bid to promote eco-tourism, U...
The dragon pots of Rat-Jar-buri, Thailand

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Thailand’s Ratchaburi province, situated a convenient two-hour drive southwest of Bangkok, is not only full of pleasant  geographical features such as the fertile land...
Foreign arrivals to the Philippines at all-time high

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Foreign visitor arrivals in the Philippines reached an all-time high of 3.7 million in the first half of 2018, the country’s Department of Tourism...
The world’s largest jade market: A photo tour

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Mandalay in north-central Myanmar is the gateway to the country’s most precious (legal) commodity: Jade. And no wonder, Mandalay also hosts the world’s largest...
Laos received close to $4 billion in foreign investment this year

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Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith recently told the ongoing National Assembly meeting that there has been good progress in investments in Laos, with 4,118...
Malaysia set to scrap showcase infrastructure projects

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The new Malaysian government under Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad is looking for ways to get out of obligations to pay for multi-billion dollar infrastructure...
US-China tensions a problem for ASEAN, says Singapore PM

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Alibaba commits to $320-million investment in Thailand

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Alibaba Group on April 20 signed an agreement as scheduled with the Thai government to build a “Smart Digital Trading Hub” in the country,...
China to pump billions into Indonesia under New Silk Road initiative

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Indonesia and China on April 13 in Beijing signed five cooperation contracts worth $23.3 billion under the latter's Silk Road Economic Belt and 21st...
Tourism arrivals in Brunei soar an unexpected 18%

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Brunei recorded an 18.3-per cent increase in tourist arrivals in 2017, exceeding the projected ten per cent growth set for last year, the country's...
Alibaba’s to reveal investment roadmap for Thailand

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Jack Ma, founder and CEO of China's e-commerce giant Alibaba Group will visit Thailand in April to announce the company’s investment plan in connection...
British MG cars return to Singapore after 15-year hiatus

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British car brand MG is back on sale in Singapore, after an absence of nearly 15 years. The brand, founded 1924 in Oxford, UK,...
Indonesia needs $20 billion for tourism development

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Indonesia's initiative to create and promote ten "new Balis" - ten new tourists destinations that could become as popular as the crowded holiday island...
Chinese to build large tourism complex in Laos’ prime party town

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A Chinese developer, Yijin Group, is readying to construct a more than $200-million tourism complex at an abandoned airfield in Vang Vieng district, one...
Thailand, Laos, China to enter talks about high-speed railway

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Laos will be joining Thailand and China for talks about connecting the planned regional high-speed train network from Thailand’s northeastern city of Nong Khai...
New US tariffs sad news for Malaysian solar panel exporters

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Malaysia as the largest photovoltaic (PV) exporter to the US internationally with a market share of 30 per cent of PV imports is likely...
China to pour billions of investment dollars into Cambodia

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Cambodia and China on January 11 signed 19 agreements worth several billion dollars to develop the impoverished Southeast Asian country's infrastructure, agriculture and healthcare....