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Indonesia Beefs Up To Become Southeast Asia’s Digital Hub

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Indonesia has set itself the goal to become nothing less than a regional digital hub in Southeast Asia as early as next year. To...
Thailand’s Central Group To Invest $200 Million In Ride-hailing Service Grab

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Bangkok-based family conglomerate Central Group, which is active in retail, real estate, hospitality and restaurants and operates Thailand’s biggest shopping mall, plans to invest...
EU-Vietnam trade agreement to eliminate 99% of all tariffs

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The European Commission on October 17 adopted the long-planned trade and investment agreements between the European Union (EU) and Vietnam, paving the way for...
Century City: Living it up on a whole new level

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Century City is the Philippine’s next-level hub for luxury living, attracting a young and mobile urbanite crowd that wants a stake in the country’s...
Bangkok to get well-deserved Michelin guide

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Thailand is the next Southeast Asian country after Singapore to be discovered by renowned food bible Michelin. Reports say that the French restaurant critics...
Finally: Myanmar gets its first KFC restaurant

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Yum Brands Inc is partnering with Singapore-listed Yoma Strategic Holdings Ltd to debut a KFC restaurant in Myanmar in 2015, making it one of...
Itochu in $1 billion tie-up with Thailand’s CP group

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Japan's trading conglomerate Itochu Corp entered into a $1 billion tie-up with Thai billionaire Dhanin Chearavanont's Charoen Pokphand Group (CP) to target rising demand...
Myanmar clamps down on illegal trading, tax evasions

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The Myanmar government has begun clamping down on illegal trading and tax evasions to better reflect its trade numbers. Over a one-and-a-half-year period, officers...
Asahi Group to buy Malaysian dairy firm

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Japan’s Asahi Group Holdings Ltd said on April 10 that it would purchase Etika Dairies Sdn Bhd in Malaysia for $329 million to expand...
Malaysia and Taiwan to enhance economic relations

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Malaysia and Taiwan on December 9 made a commitment to explore ways to further enhance bilateral economic relations and to overcome challenges between the...
Bulgaria, Vietnam forge business partnership

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With a newly signed business partnership between Bulgaria and Vietnam, both countries hope to tap into each others regional markets. This became clear at...
Thailand, look how the EU deals with its farmers

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Thailand has just prolonged its populist policy of buying rice from farmers at up to more than 50 per cent above the world market...
Vietnam seeks investors for edible bird’s nest industry

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Edible bird's nests, made of solidified saliva of Asian swiftlets, are becoming more and more popular as the hunger for one of the most...
Brunei set to become a major hub of BIMP-EAGA

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Brunei could greatly improve its role in the region as a major business and transport hub within the Brunei Indonesia Malaysia Philippines-East ASEAN Growth...
Indonesian cuisine: An unduly underappreciated taste

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Traditional Indonesian food is a delectable, rich, deeply satisfying cuisine; but this is, strangely, still something of a secret. That is, if you live...
Thailand, Qatar want to ‘bridge cultural divide’

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The Thai ambassador to Qatar at a cultural event on Thailand recently held in Doha said that both countries will seek "more cultural cooperation"...
Intellectual property mixed within our meals

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How many times have you sat down for dinner and thought about intellectual property (IP) rights? Never, probably. But the food you eat contains...
Thailand, Maldives sign trade deal

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Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra during her state visit to the Maldives has signed a trade deal with the island nation that aims to...