Malaysia vape crackdown sparks confusion

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Singapore businesses rue lost custom due to haze

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Asean cautious about South China Sea

An early release of Asean chairman's statement ahead of the leaders’ summit in Kuala Lumpur says the group's views on South China Sea disputes...

Asean cautious about South China Sea

An early release of Asean chairman's statement ahead of the leaders’ summit in Kuala Lumpur says the group's views on South China Sea disputes...

Asean group condemns Myanmar election

Charles Santiago A group of Southeast Asian political leaders claims Myanmar’s government has ensured Sunday’s general election cannot be considered inclusive or credible. The Asean Parliamentarians...

Singapore tension harms economy: business leader

Ho Kwon Ping Tension between Singaporeans and expats could undermine the city-state’s status an economic success story, warned leading businessman Ho Kwon Ping warned. “One...

Singapore tension harms economy: business leader

Ho Kwon Ping Tension between Singaporeans and expats could undermine the city-state’s status an economic success story, warned leading businessman Ho Kwon Ping warned. “One...

Obama to be first US president to visit Laos

President Barack Obama will be the first US head of state to visit Laos when he attends an Asean summit in the landlocked country...

Obama to be first US president to visit Laos

President Barack Obama will be the first US head of state to visit Laos when he attends an Asean summit in the landlocked country...

Asean works on transport deal

Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. The Asean Regional Road Safety Strategy has been finalised, said the Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Datuk...

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