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US-China tensions a problem for ASEAN, says Singapore PM

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Thailand ready to host meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un

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Thailand’s Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai on April 24 said teh country was willing to host a meeting between US President Donald Trump and North...
Indonesia considers joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership

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Indonesia is studying the possibility of joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) without the United States, known as TPP-11. The country will discuss the matter...
Foreign investment in the Philippines hits another high

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The Philippines recorded another all-time high in foreign direct investments (FDI) in 2017, although the growth was substantially lower than in 2016. The volume...
Trump’s trade war antics start worrying Thailand

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Moves of the US administration to impose new tariffs and duties on a variety of imported products leaves Thailand worrying about its potential to...
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...
US firms in Malaysia not amused about boycott action

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Calls by some Malaysian politicians and Muslim activists to boycott Israel- and US-related products after US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the...
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...
Cambodia garment makers get nervous over Hun Sen’s policies

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The Cambodian textile and garment sector, the main pillar of the impoverished country’s export industry, starts feeling the heat of Prime Minister Hun Sen’s...
Cambodia faces international action after opposition party ban

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The ban of Cambodia’s largest opposition party Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) by the country’s Supreme Court ahead of elections is not at all...
FDI into ASEAN down 20%, Indonesia, Thailand drop the most

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Foreign direct investments (FDI) flows into the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) fell by 20 per cent to $96.7 billion in 2016, the...
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...
Trump tells Prayuth that Thailand should buy more from US

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Thailand's trade surplus with the US was one of the key issues discussed during Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha's meeting with US President Donald...
Most global cyberattacks launched from Singapore, IT security firm says

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Singapore has transformed into a global hub for cyberattacks and overtaken nations such as the US, Russia and China in this role, at least...
Thailand’s exports surge despite strong baht

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Despite a considerably strong domestic currency, Thailand’s exports in August grew at their fastest pace since January 2013, far better than expected as demand...
Indonesia to trade palm oil and coffee for Russian fighter jets

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In good old COMECON style, Russia will accept payments from Indonesia for Russian-built fighter planes in commodities such as palm oil and coffee, reports...
Malaysians close to traveling visa-free to the US

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The US is in the last stages of a decision finding process of whether to grant Malaysian passport holders visa waiver status by including...
Trump makes it harder for Southeast Asians to obtain US visas

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An increasing number of acts of terrorism and violent attacks, the spread of Islamist ideas and serious incidents of human trafficking from Southeast Asia...