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Tourism Arrivals On The Upswing In The Philippines

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International visitor arrivals to the Philippines grew by more than seven per cent to 2.2 million in...
Lg Moves Phone Production To Vietnam, Shuts Down South Korea Factory

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South Korean electronics maker LG Electronics said on April 25 it would move its smartphone production from South...
Tourism Arrivals In Vietnam On Steady Growth Trajectory

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Unspoiled beach in the coastal city of Da Nang in central Vietnam © Arno Maierbrugger International visitor...
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...
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...
Taiwan considers cutting visa-free travel to twice a year for Thailand, Philippines, Brunei visitors

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Taiwan mulls reducing the number of visa-free entries for citizens of Thailand, the Philippines and Brunei to two times year, down from currently six...
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 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...
Dam collapse dents Laos’ “battery of Asia” ambitions

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The collapse of a hydropower dam under construction by a South Korean company in southeastern Laos in the evening of July 23 is a...
Trump-Kim date set for June 12 in Singapore

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Donald Trump will meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on June 12 in Singapore, the US President tweeted on May 10, calling it "a...
North Korea’s request for new air routes could change East Asia’s flight business

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As part of its strategic opening to the world, North Korea has submitted a request for the approval of new international air routes with...
Samsung to expand production facilities in Vietnam yet again

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South Korea’s electronics major Samsung Electronics Co. is determined to further expand production in Vietnam, co-CEO Koh Dong-jin told Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan...
Samsung decides against investing in Myanmar amid “government inaction”

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South Korea’s corporate giant Samsung Electronics scrapped its plans to build a production base for smartphones or home appliances in Myanmar due to what...
Vietnam foreign trade volume jumps to a record $410 billion

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Vietnam this year expects a record foreign trade volume of around $410 billion, the country’s General Department of Vietnam Customs said on December 20....
Thailand: Evermore tourists come a-flocking

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Thailand welcomed over 28.8 million international visitors from January to October 2017, the country’s Department of Tourism (DoT) announced. The number accounts for an...
Philippines’ mobile Internet connectivity among slowest worldwide

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The Philippines ranks fourth-last in a global ranking of mobile Internet speed (LET standard) in 77 countries undertaken by OpenSignal, a London-based mobile network...
Thai aviation safety upgrade to boost air traffic

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Smaller airlines in Thailand, as well as discount carriers, are expected to benefit the most from the lifting of a red flag classification against...
Uber picks a quarrel with Philippine transport regulator

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Ride sharing company Uber on August 15 refused to suspend its services in the Philippines after it was ordered to shut down for a...