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Pilipino Star
SE Asia pushes clean energy developmentMANILA, Philippines – Southeast Asian economies should step up the push for ren
SE Asia pushes clean energy development
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines – Southeast Asian economies should step up the push for renewable energy development through higher public expenditure, green job development and fiscal reforms. Clean energy development and inclusive growth policies should be... Read more
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Pilipino Star
PSA to honor SEAG winnersMANILA, Philippines – Filipino gold medal winners in the 28th Singapore Southea
PSA to honor SEAG winners
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines – Filipino gold medal winners in the 28th Singapore Southeast Asian Games and their ASEAN Para Games counterparts will be honored with citations for their exploits in the biennial regional meet during the Annual Philippine... Read more
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Pilipino Star
CREBA elects new chairman, presidentMANILA, Philippines – Noel Toti M. Cariňo and Charlie A. V. Gorayeb will lead t
CREBA elects new chairman, president
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines – Noel Toti M. Cariňo and Charlie A. V. Gorayeb will lead the Chamber of Real Estate and Builders’ Associations Inc. (CREBA) as national chairman and national president, respectively, for the years 2016 to 2017. They were elected... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Myanmar: Year in Review 2015A decisive victory for the opposition in Myanmar’s general elections in late 20
Myanmar: Year in Review 2015
The Borneo Post / Posted 8 hours ago
A decisive victory for the opposition in Myanmar’s general elections in late 2015 generated a fresh wave of investor optimism, raising hopes of increased economic stability in 2016 after a somewhat uncertain year. Victory at the polls in November... Read more
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The Manila Times
China deadly serious in effort to dominate our ‘Mediterranean’FOR BEIJING, CHINA SEA DISPUTE IS FIRST OF ALL A SECURITY ISSUE February 6, 20
China deadly serious in effort to dominate our ‘Mediterranean’
The Manila Times / Posted 9 hours ago
FOR BEIJING, CHINA SEA DISPUTE IS FIRST OF ALL A SECURITY ISSUE February 6, 2016 10:05 pm WE Filipinos take few of our policy problems seriously. But I don’t think we can laugh off our... Read more
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Reuters
What will be in Obama's final budget proposal?U.S. President Barack Obama reacts at a meeting with students from the Young So
What will be in Obama's final budget proposal?
Reuters / Posted 11 hours ago
U.S. President Barack Obama reacts at a meeting with students from the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative at Taylor's University in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia November 20, 2015, before attending the ASEAN summit meeting. President Barack Obama is... Read more
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The Temasek Review
Is Singapore growing at a too fast pace? « Letters « TR EMERITUSKenneth Jeyaretnam once commented, ‘The PAP have also led in undermining the va
Is Singapore growing at a too fast pace? « Letters « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 12 hours ago
Kenneth Jeyaretnam once commented, ‘The PAP have also led in undermining the value of Singaporean’s investments in degrees from local institutions by showing that they can save money by employing cheaper graduates with inferior or bogus degrees as we... Read more
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The Star
Ong: Trade surplus grew to over RM94bil last yearKUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s trade performance exceeded forecasts in 2015 with tota
Ong: Trade surplus grew to over RM94bil last year
The Star / Posted 14 hours ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s trade performance exceeded forecasts in 2015 with total trade up by 1.2%, to RM1.466tril. This was on the back of higher exports and imports which stood at RM779.95bil and RM685.65bil, respectively. International Trade and... Read more
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Sun Star
Libre: New free trade pactIT WOULD have been like another working day in Auckland if not for the 5,000-pl
Libre: New free trade pact
Sun Star / Posted 15 hours ago
IT WOULD have been like another working day in Auckland if not for the 5,000-plus protesters that created a commotion outside Sky City Hotel where ministers from 12 countries, including New Zealand, signed formally the Trans-Pacific Partnership... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Harris tells Federal: Return Labuan Kota Kinabalu: Tan Sri Harris Mohd Salleh, who was responsible for handing ov
Harris tells Federal: Return Labuan
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 15 hours ago
Kota Kinabalu: Tan Sri Harris Mohd Salleh, who was responsible for handing over Labuan in 1984, has openly and for the first time called on the Federal Government to return the island to Sabah immediately.... Read more
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The Temasek Review
How PAP started betraying Singaporeans since 1984 « Letters « TR EMERITUSIn the early 1980s, the Gini coefficient in Singapore was at its lowest point i
How PAP started betraying Singaporeans since 1984 « Letters « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 18 hours ago
In the early 1980s, the Gini coefficient in Singapore was at its lowest point in. Singapore was increasingly progressive and egalitarian until the Economic Review Committee chaired by the current PM implemented their recommendations. In the 1990s... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Tourism firms to look next doorA man walks under lanterns strung across a courtyard inside the Thamma Katanyu
Tourism firms to look next door
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 22 hours ago
A man walks under lanterns strung across a courtyard inside the Thamma Katanyu Foundation to celebrate Chinese New Year, which falls on Monday. The foundation has organised a lantern festival until Feb 28 in Samut Prakan's Muang district. (Photo by... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Terrorism and the future of investment in Southeast Asia – Nicholas Fang and Cheryl Tan Published: 6 February 2016 7:01 AM The year 2016 has not gotten off to an au
Terrorism and the future of investment in Southeast Asia – Nicholas Fang and Cheryl Tan
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 23 hours ago
Published: 6 February 2016 7:01 AM The year 2016 has not gotten off to an auspicious start for Indonesia. The country and its new president both weathered... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Not your father’s PBAIt has been a remarkable week for the Philippine Basketball Association. If som
Not your father’s PBA
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
It has been a remarkable week for the Philippine Basketball Association. If someone has told basketball fans just 10 years ago that a team like San Miguel Beer would have been able to rise from the dead and score four straight wins after losing three... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Malaysia’s total trade up 1.2 pct to RM1,466 tln in 2015KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s total trade for 2015 grew 1.2 per cent to RM1.466 tril
Malaysia’s total trade up 1.2 pct to RM1,466 tln in 2015
The Borneo Post / Posted yesterday
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s total trade for 2015 grew 1.2 per cent to RM1.466 trillion, with exports expanding 1.9 per cent to a new high of RM779.95 billion and imports, up a marginal 0.4 per cent to RM686.65 billion. Following the better exports,... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Sec. of State will join President for Summit at SunnylandsStill no exact travel plans for President Obama's planned visit to Sunnylands n
Sec. of State will join President for Summit at Sunnylands
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted yesterday
Still no exact travel plans for President Obama's planned visit to Sunnylands next week, but the U.S. State Department confirms that Sec. of State John Kerry will be in the Desert February 15-16 to attend the US-ASEAN Summit at Sunnylands. Kerry's... Read more
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Calcutta News
Vice President concludes two-nation tour, calls visit positive New Delhi, Feb. 5 (ANI): Vice President Mohammed Hamid Ansari returned to New
Vice President concludes two-nation tour, calls visit positive
Calcutta News / Posted yesterday
New Delhi, Feb. 5 (ANI): Vice President Mohammed Hamid Ansari returned to New Delhi on Friday after completing his five-day two-nation tour of South East Asia. Talking to newspersons on... Read more
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The Borneo Post
State can be proud of ‘towkays’ from various communities — TYTTun Pehin Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud KUCHING: Sarawak can be proud of the fact that
State can be proud of ‘towkays’ from various communities — TYT
The Borneo Post / Posted yesterday
Tun Pehin Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud KUCHING: Sarawak can be proud of the fact that the state has produced ‘towkays’ from various communities. Head of State Tun Pehin Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud said there were now more races getting involved in various areas... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Too tough for Bangladeshis to copeState decides against hiring workers from Bangladesh for oil palm plantations,
Too tough for Bangladeshis to cope
The Borneo Post / Posted yesterday
State decides against hiring workers from Bangladesh for oil palm plantations, mulls recruitment from Asean Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr James Masing KUCHING: Sarawak has decided not to recruit Bangladeshi workers for the plantation sector as they cannot... Read more
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The Manila Times
EDSA and other People Power upheavalsFebruary 5, 2016 10:57 pm THIRTY years after it occurred, the First EDSA Revol
EDSA and other People Power upheavals
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
February 5, 2016 10:57 pm THIRTY years after it occurred, the First EDSA Revolution with its global impact remains fresh in my memory. The CNN live coverage brought the event to millions of homes around the... Read more
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The Star
Teck Zhi wants to make an impact at Asia Team meet - BadmintonKUALA LUMPUR: Soo Teck Zhi has fond memories of playing in junior team events.
Teck Zhi wants to make an impact at Asia Team meet - Badminton
The Star / Posted yesterday
KUALA LUMPUR: Soo Teck Zhi has fond memories of playing in junior team events. Now, the former Asian junior champion wants to make a mark in the senior ranks when he makes his debut in the Asia Team Championships in Hyderabad, India, from Feb... Read more
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Business Standard India
Royal Enfield plans to enter Brazil marketSpeaking to reporters on Friday, Siddhartha Lal, CEO and managing director, Eic
Royal Enfield plans to enter Brazil market
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
Speaking to reporters on Friday, Siddhartha Lal, CEO and managing director, Eicher Motors Limited, which owns Royal Enfield (RE), said, RE is looking at Latin America and South East Asia regions for its growth in international markets. "We are... Read more
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The Manila Times
ePLDT pushes firms to tap big data analyticsFebruary 5, 2016 8:28 pm The digital enterprise arm of the country’s leading t
ePLDT pushes firms to tap big data analytics
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
February 5, 2016 8:28 pm The digital enterprise arm of the country’s leading telecommunications company is urging local firms to tap opportunities in big data analytics. Nerissa S. Ramos, group chief... Read more
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The Manila Times
Purisima pushes TPP membershipFebruary 5, 2016 8:43 pm The Philippines stands to benefit if it joins the Tra
Purisima pushes TPP membership
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
February 5, 2016 8:43 pm The Philippines stands to benefit if it joins the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a Cabinet official said following the formal signing of a trade deal by 12 member-nations. “I remain strongly... Read more
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The Star
Asean Weekly WrapAsean Now wraps up the latest news of the week in the region. On this week's :
Asean Weekly Wrap
The Star / Posted yesterday
Asean Now wraps up the latest news of the week in the region. On this week's : Abandoned exotic pets at the Singapore Night Safari, panda chow chows, a confirmed case of Zika in Thailand and Indonesia pledges for no more haze.... Read more
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New Kerala
Vice president meets Thai princessBangkok, Feb 5 : Vice President Hamid Ansari met Thai Princess Maha Chikri Siri
Vice president meets Thai princess
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Bangkok, Feb 5 : Vice President Hamid Ansari met Thai Princess Maha Chikri Sirindhorn here on Friday, the third and final day of his visit to Thailand. "Taking forward #IndiaThailand friendship. On the final day of his visit, VP meets Princess Maha... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
PDRM, ATM tingkat rondaan keselamatan sempena Tahun Baharu Cina Published: 5 February 2016 4:26 PM Polis Diraja Malaysia (PDRM) dan Angkatan
PDRM, ATM tingkat rondaan keselamatan sempena Tahun Baharu Cina
The Malaysian Insider / Posted yesterday
Published: 5 February 2016 4:26 PM Polis Diraja Malaysia (PDRM) dan Angkatan Tentera Malaysia (ATM) akan membuat rondaan bersama di beberapa tempat strategik di ibu kota sempena... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Malaysia ups road safety measures ahead of Chinese New YearKUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s transport ministry announced on Friday (Feb 5) that it
Malaysia ups road safety measures ahead of Chinese New Year
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s transport ministry announced on Friday (Feb 5) that it was stepping up road safety measures ahead of the Chinese New Year holidays, with authorities expecting more than a million vehicles to leave Kuala Lumpur. Last year’s... Read more
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New Kerala
Cambodia reiterates stance over South China Sea ahead of summitPhnom Penh, Feb 5 : Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Friday reiterated the c
Cambodia reiterates stance over South China Sea ahead of summit
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Phnom Penh, Feb 5 : Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Friday reiterated the country's stance over the issue of South China Sea ahead of the US-ASEAN - Association of Southeast Asian Nations - Summit. The premier confirmed that he will attend the... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Is Malaysia taking Syrian refugees or migrants? – Aslam Abd Jalil Published: 5 February 2016 1:18 PM Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak mad
Is Malaysia taking Syrian refugees or migrants? – Aslam Abd Jalil
The Malaysian Insider / Posted yesterday
Published: 5 February 2016 1:18 PM Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak made a very bold statement about taking Syrian refugees as part of Malaysia’s commitment to mitigate the... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
BIMSTEC can benefit from common heritage: HistorianKenneth Hall of Ball State University, who wrote a book on pre 15th century Sou
BIMSTEC can benefit from common heritage: Historian
Bdnews24.com / Posted yesterday
Kenneth Hall of Ball State University, who wrote a book on pre 15th century South and Southeast Asian history and culture, was delivering a lecture in Dhaka on Sunday. He said this region had a rich history of shared culture with people’s movements... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Formulate strategies to penetrate US under TPPA, says EswaranPETALING JAYA: Qi Group of Companies Founder and Executive Chairman Datuk Seri
Formulate strategies to penetrate US under TPPA, says Eswaran
The Borneo Post / Posted yesterday
PETALING JAYA: Qi Group of Companies Founder and Executive Chairman Datuk Seri Vijay Eswaran has lauded the signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) in Auckland yesterday, saying Malaysian firms must formulate strategies to emerge as... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
What the US can and cannot do for Asean unity – Simon Tay Published: 5 February 2016 7:07 AM Asean leaders will soon converge in the U
What the US can and cannot do for Asean unity – Simon Tay
The Malaysian Insider / Posted yesterday
Published: 5 February 2016 7:07 AM Asean leaders will soon converge in the United States for a Summit with President Barack Obama. The Sunnylands summit, late into Obama’s last year in... Read more
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Business Standard India
Ready to adapt to govt norms: Jurgen StackmannWith the recent regulatory developments in India, do you feel you are losing co
Ready to adapt to govt norms: Jurgen Stackmann
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
With the recent regulatory developments in India, do you feel you are losing confidence in the market? It does not have any inferences on our long-term plan for the country. We have invested $800 million in our Pune plant. Sixty per cent of our... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
BANE OR BOON?What's next for WV athletes after separation of NegOcc STUDENT-ATHLETES from W
BANE OR BOON?
The Daily Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
What's next for WV athletes after separation of NegOcc STUDENT-ATHLETES from Western Visayas will get more exposure and opportunity in various sports events now that Negros Occidental has joined Negros Island Region (NIR), according to some Ilonggo... Read more
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Business Standard India
Toshiba Transmission to invest Rs 200 cr in Hyderabad facilityTTDI currently manufactures small, medium and extra high voltage transformers.
Toshiba Transmission to invest Rs 200 cr in Hyderabad facility
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
TTDI currently manufactures small, medium and extra high voltage transformers. The company had established its base in Hyderabad after acquiring Vijay Electricals Limited in the year 2013. The company has just expanded production capacity by 50 per... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
D&L expects faster 2016 export growth D&L Industries, Inc., the country’s largest specialty plastics, food ingredie
D&L expects faster 2016 export growth
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
D&L Industries, Inc., the country’s largest specialty plastics, food ingredients, and oleochemicals firm, expects its export business to bounce back to with a growth of at least 20 percent this year since the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Supply cut move helps rubber price rebound from six-year lowThe price of the benchmark SMR-20 variety of natural rubber jumped by over 2 pe
Supply cut move helps rubber price rebound from six-year low
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
The price of the benchmark SMR-20 variety of natural rubber jumped by over 2 per cent to $1,107 a tonne in Kuala Lumpur, and another variety, Latex (60 per cent DRC), also recorded a similar surge to $885.50 a tonne. The price jump in Bangkok,... Read more
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TechCrunch
Will China’s Woes Threaten The Tech Economies In Singapore And Hong Kong?Late last month a group of venture capital leaders and Kauffman Fellows from ar
Will China’s Woes Threaten The Tech Economies In Singapore And Hong Kong?
TechCrunch / Posted 2 days ago
Late last month a group of venture capital leaders and Kauffman Fellows from around the world met in Singapore to discuss entrepreneurship in Asia. Their most pressing questions were around the effect China’s stock market crash last July and rough... Read more
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Calcutta News
India places ASEAN at the core of 'Act East Policy': Ansari Bangkok, Feb. 4 (ANI): Vice President Mohammed Hamid Ansari has said that Ind
India places ASEAN at the core of 'Act East Policy': Ansari
Calcutta News / Posted 2 days ago
Bangkok, Feb. 4 (ANI): Vice President Mohammed Hamid Ansari has said that India places ASEAN at the core of the 'Act East Policy' and at the centre of our dream of an Asian century. "There... Read more
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Punto Central Luzon
Punto! Central Luzon -ANG PROBLEMA ng Tsina ay ang kanyang deklarasyon na kanyang pagaari ang South C
Punto! Central Luzon -
Punto Central Luzon / Posted 2 days ago
ANG PROBLEMA ng Tsina ay ang kanyang deklarasyon na kanyang pagaari ang South China Sea. Nine-dash line ang kanyang ginagamit na justification para kunin ang kayamanan ng Pilipinas, Vietnam, Malaysia at Indonesia; at palawakin ang kanyang security... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
MMPC eyes CARS program to manufacture small cars Mitsubishi Motors Philippine Corporation (MMPC) plans to locally produce smal
MMPC eyes CARS program to manufacture small cars
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
Mitsubishi Motors Philippine Corporation (MMPC) plans to locally produce small cars as early as next year to take advantage of a $600-million government incentive scheme, known as Comprehensive... Read more
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The Temasek Review
Maersk Line shifts Asian HQ to Hong Kong due to high cost in Singapore « Snippets « TR EMERITUSMaersk Line is a Global Corporation & virtually all Global Corporations would h
Maersk Line shifts Asian HQ to Hong Kong due to high cost in Singapore « Snippets « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 2 days ago
Maersk Line is a Global Corporation & virtually all Global Corporations would have done their homework via Strategic Planning & Corporate Realignment Planning based on future outlook! The headline ‘Maersk Line shifts Asian HQ to Hong Kong due to high... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
SOCCER STANDOUTS SIGNTeammates since they were 10, Ripon High seniors Kaylyn Evans and Jillian Jamer
SOCCER STANDOUTS SIGN
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
Teammates since they were 10, Ripon High seniors Kaylyn Evans and Jillian Jamero are set to go their separate ways. On Wednesday, they made good on their commitments to NCAA Division I women’s soccer programs. Evans is taking her goalkeeping prowess... Read more
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Business Standard India
Like Ameo, there is more to come: Jurgen StackmannWith recent regulatory developments in India do you feel you are losing confide
Like Ameo, there is more to come: Jurgen Stackmann
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
With recent regulatory developments in India do you feel you are losing confidence in the market? It does not have any inferences on our long term plan for the country. We have invested $800 million into our Pune plant, we now have 60% of our... Read more
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Hospitality Net
Ascott Debuts 2016 In Southeast Asia With Seven New Contracts And An Opening To Strengthen Its Leadership Position As The Region’s Largest International Serviced Residence OperatorExpands global footprint to secondary cities of Bandung, Penang, Shah...
Ascott Debuts 2016 In Southeast Asia With Seven New Contracts And An Opening To Strengthen Its Leadership Position As The Region’s Largest International Serviced Residence Operator
Hospitality Net / Posted 2 days ago
Expands global footprint to secondary cities of Bandung, Penang, Shah... Read more
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Mong Palatino
Mong Palatino » Blog Archive » What Made Headlines in Southeast Asia in 2015?A look back at some of the top stories from Southeast Asia in 2015: 1. Landsli
Mong Palatino » Blog Archive » What Made Headlines in Southeast Asia in 2015?
Mong Palatino / Posted 2 days ago
A look back at some of the top stories from Southeast Asia in 2015: 1. Landslide victory for Myanmar’s National League for Democracy. Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi may be constitutionally barred from becoming president of Myanmar but her party... Read more
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Anwar Ibrahim Blog
Negative factors continue to weigh on Malaysia « Demi RakyatThe establishment of the Asean Economic Community means growth prospects for th
Negative factors continue to weigh on Malaysia « Demi Rakyat
Anwar Ibrahim Blog / Posted 2 days ago
The establishment of the Asean Economic Community means growth prospects for the new common market of 625 million people have never looked better. Rupali Karekar looks at what 2016 may have in store for five of the biggest economies of the 10-member... Read more
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Balita
February 3, 2016JAKARTA, Feb. 2 — The Central Statistics Agency (BPS) said the number of touris
February 3, 2016
Balita / Posted 2 days ago
JAKARTA, Feb. 2 — The Central Statistics Agency (BPS) said the number of tourist arrivals from January to December 2015 reached 9.73 million, or increased by 3.12 percent compared to the same period in the previous year. MOSCOW, Feb. 2 — Iran wants... Read more
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Balita
Davao gets over a hundred leads/appointments during the ATF 2016 February 3, 2016 12:25 pm DAVAO CITY, Feb. 2 — Davao is among the big winner
Davao gets over a hundred leads/appointments during the ATF 2016
Balita / Posted 2 days ago
February 3, 2016 12:25 pm DAVAO CITY, Feb. 2 — Davao is among the big winners in the 2016 Asean Tourism Forum in Manila drawing attention of most international buyers with about 120... Read more
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