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Softer China Stance Seen as Philippine Presidential Change Looms
Bloomberg - 11 Hours ago
Time may be on China’s side when it comes to its South China Sea territorial dispute with the Philippines. The Philippines will elect a new president in less than a year, bringing a potential reset
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Sinking Indonesia Docks, Idle Ships Spur $6 Billion Port Revamp
Bloomberg - 11 Hours ago
The scene in Semarang on Indonesia’s Java island looks like it belongs to the previous century, if not the one before that. On a humid March day, trucks laden with goods bump through pools of seawater
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Thai minister interview: Bangkok ready to shoulder bullet train project risk
Nikkei Asian Review - 11 Hours ago
BANGKOK -- The Thai government is willing to lead efforts to adopt Japan's bullet train technology for a high-speed rail project, the transport minister said Tuesday.      Importing the "shinkansen"
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Deceived and ransomed: Rohingya refugees huddle in Indonesia
Christian Science Monitor - 11 Hours ago
'I didn’t know it was going to be like this,' says Mohammad Idiris, a Rohingya Muslim speaking from a refugee camp in Aceh. 'If I had known, I would have stayed in Myanmar.' A Rohingya boy sorts used
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Take a tour of Robert de Niro's Nobu Hotel, which just opened in the Philippines
Business Insider Australia - 11 Hours ago
While his movie choices in the last decade might seem questionable, Robert De Niro, co-owner of Nobu Hospitality along with chef Nobu Matsuhisa and film producer Meir Teper, sure knows what he’s doing
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Marubeni to help build gas-fired power plant in Myanmar
Nikkei Asian Review - 12 Hours ago
TOKYO -- Marubeni is participating in the construction of a high-efficiency gas-fired power plant in Myanmar that will serve a large local industrial park.      The Japanese trading house will establish
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Malaysian Police Reveal Grim Secrets of Jungle Trafficking Camps
MSNBC Newsweek - 12 Hours ago
Malaysian police forensic teams, digging with hoes and shovels, began pulling out the remains of dozens of suspected victims of human traffickers on Tuesday from shallow graves discovered at a jungle
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Photos: Malaysia Begins Exhuming Mass Graves, Combing Through Suspected Trafficking
MSNBC Newsweek - 13 Hours ago
On Sunday, Malaysia’s home minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi announced the discovery of mass graves and camps suspected to have been used for human trafficking near the country’s border with Thailand. The national
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Stingray Digital Group Inc. Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering
Bloomberg - 14 Hours ago
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Pangilinan firm on coco levy EO's legality [The Manila Times, Philippines]
Bloomberg - 14 Hours ago
May 27--FOOD Security Secretary Francis Pangilinan on Tuesday stood firm on the legality of the twin executive orders on the P71-billion coco levy fund, saying that the provisions of presidential orders
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REG-db x-trackers FTSE Vietnam ETF Net Asset Value(s)
Reuters - 14 Hours ago
Net Asset Value(s) View source version on businesswire.com: db x-trackers FTSE Vietnam ETF
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SE Asia must help farmers adapt in face of mounting disasters: Oxfam
Reuters - 15 Hours ago
BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Southeast Asian governments must help farmers find better ways to grow food in the face of worsening droughts, storms and sea level rise that are threatening the
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March imports slump 6.8% [The Manila Times, Philippines]
Bloomberg - 14 Hours ago
May 27--Reverse more than 10% growth in Feb and year-earlier PHILIPPINE merchandise imports dropped 6.8 percent in March, reversing robust growth rates in February this year and March of last year, preliminary
March imports slump 6.8% Manila Times
UPDATE 2: PH March imports down 6.8%, reverse 10.2% rise in Feb Manila Times
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K-Water, Hanwha E&C to boost waste treatment in Vietnam
Korea Joongang Daily - 16 Hours ago
K-Water and Hanwha E&C will be entering the Vietnamese sewage business. The companies said Tuesday they signed a memorandum of understanding with the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee on a public-private
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Malaysia Airlines set to lay off 6,000
CNN - 17 Hours ago
Can Malaysia Airlines survive? Malaysia Airlines is nearly finished with its tough restructuring plan -- which will include cutting about one-third of its workforce -- in its effort to recover after
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Massive layoffs coming to Malaysia Airlines in total overhaul
USA Today - 17 Hours ago
Malaysia Airlines will lay off about third of its workforce as the company begins a dramatic overhaul that may also bring a new name and logo. New CEO Christoph Mueller – hired away from Irish carrier
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Vietnam Industrial & Commercial Securities gives FY 2015 outlook
Reuters UK - 17 Hours ago
Vietnam Industrial & Commercial Securities Corp:Sees total revenue of 21.6 bln dong and pretax profit of 12.5 bln dong for FY 2015.
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The secrets to Singapore’s innovation excellence
Washington Post - 18 Hours ago
Singapore consistently ranks as one of the world’s most innovative nations. The World Bank calls Singapore the easiest place in the world to do business. Singapore has even been the subject of a Harvard
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British student dies in Malaysia
BBC - 19 Hours ago
A British student has died in Malaysia, the Foreign Office has confirmed. Jake Samuel Andrews, 21, drowned while snorkelling off the islands of Pulau Perhentian on Monday with a group of friends, according
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Malaysia bars HK teen activist
BBC - 18 Hours ago
Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong refused entry to Malaysia 26 May 2015 From the section Asia Joshua Wong became a hero to many protesters in Hong Kong demanding free elections A student activist
Malaysia denies teen activist entry BBC
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Image of Asia: Tearing down squatters' homes near Manila
San Francisco Chronicle - 19 Hours ago
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Innovations: The secrets to Singapore’s track record of innovation excellence
Washington Post - 19 Hours ago
Singapore consistently ranks as one of the world’s most innovative nations. The World Bank calls Singapore the easiest place in the world to do business. Singapore has even been the subject of a Harvard
The secrets to Singapore’s track record of innovation excellence Washington Post
The secrets to Singapore's track record of innovation excellence Austin American Statesman
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Ogilvy campaign helps Singtel celebrate supporters of Team Singapore
Bloomberg - 19 Hours ago
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Indonesia, World Bank partner to fight 2 major health issues
Bloomberg - 19 Hours ago
Indonesia and the World Bank Group have partnered to find solutions to reducing the preventable health issues of childhood stunting and woman dying during childbirth. The decision followed a meeting between
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Image of Asia: Tearing Down Squatters' Homes Near Manila
ABC News - 20 Hours ago
In this photo by Bullit Marquez, a demolition crew begins to tear down a squatters' community at suburban Caloocan city, north of Manila, Philippines . Population growth and the lack of economic opportunities
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